Our national preoccupation with the concept is somewhat odd -- no other country seems to share this need to score ambitious new novels by whether it's a "Great _____ Novel contender."
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Among her countless accomplishments, Jane Austen is making news in the field of neuroscience.
No one can tell you how to become a writer or an artist. The only path is to do it, to think and feel deeply about it, and to persevere.
In these ADD-riddled days of inattention and idleness, getting a group of 3-year-olds to focus their energy on a shared objective is about as easy as ...
Ginia Bellafante's piece in the Times is openly, even proudly contemptuous of the entire fantasy genre, and -- perhaps worst of all -- is patronizing to women readers.
Salon's Laura Miller recently examined the long-argued notion that women are underrepresented in book criticism. Now, I will not argue Miller's thesis. My problem is where it goes from there.
Over the last two days, Salon's Laura Miller has revealed her list of the most memorable fiction and nonfiction books of the year. (Her picks included...
If National Novel Writing Month turns my good friend from the medical field into writing, so be it. Just say it well, work hard, revise and you will find that there is room for us all. And while you are at it, read.
Until recently, Pittsburgh resident Laura Miller was known only as 'Secret Agent L' -- an elusive Good Samaritan responsible for the random gifts stra...
Obama must have been disappointed when the non-partisan CBO announced last week that the Dem's healthcare bills won't cut spending, as he won't sign a bill that doesn't contain cost cuts.
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