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Anthony Trollope

Index Cards, Typewriters, Trollope, and Mac: Honoring Old School

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Cynthia Huggins

My dissertation director was old school. A Princeton graduate, he refused to answer to "Dr. Bulgin," insisting on "Mr. Bulgin" instead. Similarly, he ...

The Surprising Non-Literary Jobs of Some Authors

Dave Astor | Posted 09.11.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

It's no shock when novelists work as journalists or professors before, during, or after their book-producing years. But some famous writers have held rather unusual non-literary jobs.

I Used to Write Books...

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 09.30.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

I write columns, Facebook posts (each blessed day), emails, sermons, but I am pushing the bolder of the book up the Sisyphean mountain with no discernible results.

The Droll Insight Of Trollope

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

To be so amused and enlightened by the political machinations of the Barchester clergy is priceless. But to do so for the price of a Taco Bell burrito makes this Kindle offer one of the best bargains around.

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.

Coping With Book Guilt in London

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

I love books, but they foment torrents of guilt in me. I feel guilty about: the amount of money spent on them; the space they take up; the ones that rest unread while more come in as competition.