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Jennifer Egan Wins the Tournament Of Books

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home

Jennifer Egan's "A Visit From the Goon Squad" was declared the winner of The Morning News' annual literary competition, The Tournament of Books, on Mo...

Is Brooklyn the New Paris?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I've been thinking that Brooklyn is very similar to what Paris was like nearly a century ago. The only thing missing is the ubiquitous smoke rising from the lips of the young and literary.

Why This Man Wants To Be Insulted By Authors

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature...

Spotted Reading In Public: What Have We Seen You Reading Recently? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From a book about Charles Manson's murder trial to Steve Martin's autobiography, we saw you reading quite the wide array of books in the past few week...

2011 Orange Prize Longlist For Fiction Announced: Who Will Win This Year?

The Independent | Rob Sharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Author Téa Obreht grew up in the Balkans against the backdrop of civil war. She never knew her father, and learned English from Disney films, before ...

2011 NBCC Award Winners Announced (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 2011 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Awards Ceremony was held last night at 6:00 PM at The New School in Manhattan. The finalists were announc...

Battle Royal: US vs. UK Book Covers | C. Max Magee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Like we did last year, we're going to have a little fun comparing the U.S. and U.K. book cover designs of this year's Rooster contenders....

Franzen and Egan Find Music's Direction: Five Gears in Reverse

Bob Moses | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bob Moses

We simultaneously celebrate the literate, pre-modern preoccupations of Elvis Costello's National Ransom and the bile of Get Happy!!!

The Making of a Novel: What You May Find Getting Lost on the Web

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennie Nash

My oldest daughter is about to go off to college, and so my brain is very full of thoughts and ideas that start with the phrase, "When I was in colleg...

Off the C(H)uff: Jennifer Egan Talks About A Visit From the Goon Squad

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-27-eganoutside.jpg It's summer. Some people are reading Larsson or re-reading Proust. Instead, I spent last week curled up with Jennifer Egan.

Jonathan Alter's Obama Bio 'The Promise' Celebrated in Brentwood

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It was a busy night for book lovers as fans and friends hopped between two Westside author events. Celebrated novelist Jennifer Egan was at the trend...