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2014/07/29 11:15
2014/07/29 11:15
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Howard Jacobson, David Mitchell and Ali Smith are among the British heavyweight writers who will compete for the Man Booker prize in its first incarnation as a global literary award, along with David...
2014/07/29 11:15
2014/07/29 11:15
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2014/07/25 19:19
2014/07/25 19:19
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At home with Ahmed Chalabi | GlobalPost BAGHDAD, Iraq — The evening after Iraq's parliament chose the country's next president, and just hours after twin bombings killed more than a dozen in a busy...
2014/07/25 12:09
2014/07/25 12:09
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By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Claire Messud, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more. Alexis...
2014/07/24 19:08
2014/07/24 19:08
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The New Yorker, a magazine, has just opened its Internet "archives" (dating back to 2007) as a readers' jubilee in advance of its upcoming move to the world of paywalled journalism, three months...
2014/07/24 12:28
2014/07/24 12:28
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... -- Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail. Understandable, since many of the world's most beautiful...
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2014/07/24 07:49
2014/07/24 07:49
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Chair of judges, AC Grayling, says it has been 'vintage year' for competition which this year includes US writers for first time. Howard Jacobson, David Mitchell and Ali Smith are among the British...
2014/07/23 13:59
2014/07/23 13:59
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Booker Prize trustees said that starting in 2014, the prize will be open to all novels written in English and published in Britain, regardless of the author’s nationality. The Man Booker Prize,...
2014/07/22 15:41
2014/07/22 15:41
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Is it the only book in history to get high marks from your aunt’s suburban book club, your 13-year-old neighbor, and your English-major friend who finds Jonathan Franzen prosaic? Yes, probably. And in...
2014/07/16 11:09
2014/07/16 11:09
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By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Claire Messud, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more. William...
2014/07/14 05:13
2014/07/14 05:13
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Patti Smith was writing long before she became known as a rock performer, so the accolades she has been receiving for her written work have a complete-the-circle sort of feel. She won the 2010...
2014/07/11 21:25
2014/07/11 21:25
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Is it in any way “important” to read writers from our own country? Is there even any real difference in reading a book from home and a book from abroad? Or to put it another way: when I pick up a...
2014/07/10 11:03
2014/07/10 11:03
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Sensible answers to the questions of modern manhood. Brandos vs. GablesShould a gentleman wear an undershirt? T-, V-, or A-? Please send your questions for publication to...
Read more at Slate, Slate
2014/07/07 04:03
2014/07/07 04:03
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Excerpted from The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading by Phyllis Rose, out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. What conditions are necessary for women to produce great literary...
2014/07/03 09:29
2014/07/03 09:29
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Jennifer Weiner Questions Genre and Gender in the Literary WorldA New Book, an Old Battle Most people who recognize Jennifer Weiner know her as an author of fiction aimed at women, a writer whose...
2014/06/30 23:48
2014/06/30 23:48
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Joanna Rakoff’s new memoir, “My Salinger Year,” describes its author’s trip down a metaphorical rabbit hole in 1996. She arrived not in Wonderland, but a place something like it, a New York City firm...
2014/06/27 21:05
2014/06/27 21:05
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As the world anxiously awaits the next chapter in the tug of war between Russia and the West over Ukraine, I deconstruct a lengthy article in the May 12th New Yorker that shows how investigative...
2014/07/29 11:15
2014/07/29 11:15
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