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So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

Carnegie Prize Finalists Announced

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Junot Diaz and Louise Erdrich are among the finalists for a literary prize chosen by the American Library Association. Diaz's "This ...

National Book Award Winners

Posted 11.14.2012 | Books

The 2012 National Book Awards took place tonight, when accolades were given in each of four categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's...

In Brief: Three New Books

Posted 09.21.2012 | Huffington

Review 1: Woes of the True Policeman By: Robert Bolaño Farrar, Straus and Giroux November 13, 2012 Woes of the True Policeman, Robert Bolaño...

Picking Favorites: Books That Make Me Sigh With Satisfaction

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

A great book happens when I pick up a book and can't put it down again; when I cannot suppress the sighs upon finishing it; when I cannot wait to tell everyone I know: read this book! But how to pick a favorite?

David Shields: 'The Novel Died On Me'

The Rumpus | Caleb Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

David Shields, author of three novels and seven works of nonfiction, attempts to demolish the foundations of literature in his latest, Reality Hunger:...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you miss any of the weekend's book reviews in your superbowl fervor? Catch up on them here in your weekly book review roundup. "Monsieur Pain," R...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In case you missed any of the weekend's book reviews, here's your weekly book review roundup: "The Politician," Andrew Young The New York Times Alth...

This Thanksgiving, Let's Not Keep Fighting the Trojan War

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Travis Nichols

In Mary Rowlandson's hugely popular captivity narrative from 1676, she describes her colony's struggles with the natives and how, when such a struggle was won, the town leaders held days of public thanksgiving.

Q&A with Rebecca Rasmussen About Her Novel 'Evergreen'

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 08.13.2014 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

In her review of "Evergreen" for BookPage, Trisha Ping writes: "With its quiet beauty, deep compassion and strong emotional pull, Evergreen cements Rasmussen's reputation as one of our most talented new writers."