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In “All My Mother’s Lovers,” a Mother’s Secret Letters Reveal Her Secret Life

Not to sound like an assistant district attorney from SVU, but it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that acclaimed essayist and book critic Ilana Masad has carved a prominent space for herself in the realm of mother-daughter literature with her debut novel, All My Mother’s Lovers. It sits upon a... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Mourning the Letters That Will No Longer Be Written, and Remembering the Great Ones That Were

A book critic laments the decline in proper correspondence, and recalls the great letters of Ralph Ellison, Jean Rhys, Samuel Beckett and others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-17 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Danticat, Levin, Miller Among NBCC Award Winners

The National Book Critic Circle, which was forced to cancel its awards ceremony due to the new coronavirus, announced the winners of is annual slate of literary book awards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Critics Circle has announced 30 finalists in six categories––autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry––for the annual National Book Critic Circle Awards, which will be presented March 12 in New York. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Writing About Love—and Dogs: PW Talks with Jennifer Finney Boylan

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Jennifer Finney Boylan, who will discuss gender and resistance with Parul Sehgal, 'New York Times' book critic, on Thursday, January 23. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Carlos Lozada of The Washington Post and David Remnick of The New Yorker Join Pulitzer Board

Carlos Lozada, an associate editor and book critic for The Washington Post, and David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-07 22:53:39 UTC ]
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Elaine Kendall, author and former L.A. Times book critic, dies at 91

Author Elaine Kendall was a longtime book critic for the Los Angeles Times. She died in Montecito at age 91. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-12 22:46:20 UTC ]
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David Ulin on the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Los Angeles

In this episode of A Phone Call With Paul, Paul Holdengraber speaks with David Ulin, writer, and former book critic of the Los Angeles Times, about the dramatic changes in Los Angeles, the literature of the city, and his work on Joan Didion. From the episode: Paul Holdengraber: What are the most... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:47:10 UTC ]
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How many books should you bring on your summer vacation?

This is a question as timeless as it is vexing, particularly if your work life is book-adjacent. Book critic extraordinaire Kate Tuttle claims to have finally pulled it off, citing a 6-to-5 books-to-days ratio (to the shock and admiration of her followers on Twitter). There are, of course, many... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 15:39:09 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speed Reading Secrets of a Book Critic

How is it professional book critics can pump out scores of reviews a year when many of us struggle just to read one book a week? They are told what to say. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Book Critic’s Greatest Mistake

Jonathan Lethem’s latest novel Dissident Gardens at first appears more grounded than his other works, trading supernatural elements for a more realist view of the world. But in Part 2 of his interview with Slate’s Jacob Weisberg, Lethem says to look closer. In his unflinching—some would say... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will the Digital Era Produce as Influential a Book Critic?

Marcel Reich-Ranicki was a living embodiment of so much of 20th century German intellectual life. Will the internet era ever produce as influential a critic? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A book critic's literary tour of Manhattan

New York Times critic Dwight Garner stopped at book-centered destinations throughout the Big Apple. 'I was smitten all over again,' Garner wrote after his excursion. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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