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The Lacuna

An Appreciation of Barbara Kingsolver

Dave Astor | Posted 01.02.2013 | Home
Dave Astor

Why do I like Kingsolver's work? She's progressive, feminist, and her fiction puts things in a sociopolitical context. But I think many open-minded people of any ideology would find her work engaging.

Barbara Kingsolver Ready To Start Next Novel

Reuters | Sharon Lindores | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barbara Kingsolver, winner of the Orange Prize for fiction, is back in the U.K. one month after scooping up the prestigious prize awarded to the best ...

Barbara Kingsolver's Book Sales Skyrocket After Winning Orange Prize

The Guardian | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The impact of winning the annual Orange prize on Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna is being felt in the industry already. The book was chosen last night...

Orange Prize WINNER Announced: Barbara Kingsolver Beats Out Hilary Mantel With 'The Lacuna'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON (AP) - American novelist Barbara Kingsolver took home the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday with her sixth novel, "The Lacuna,"...

Climate Science Politics: Mann-hunt

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.Which hunt is in the news these days? The one led by Virginia's Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II. In h...

In Praise of Silence

Ann Medlock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ann Medlock

I'm taking a stand for fewer communications, for timeout for reflection and maybe even a little research before we all hit the Post/Send/Publish buttons. The result could well be more signal and less noise.

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This week, the book review round-up includes some reviews from insider journals Publishers Weekly, Kirkus and Booklist, which often get the scoop on n...

Great Author Interviews (AUDIO)

npr.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NPR has a host of great author interviews every week, and we thought we'd bring you the best of the recent ones. Listen below for three really great o...