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Author Colum McCann Seriously Injured In Assault

AP | Posted 07.03.2014 | Books

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Award-winning novelist Colum McCann has been assaulted in a Connecticut hotel and hospitalized with significant facial injur...

Colum McCann: How I Wrote My New Book

| Neal Thompson for Omnivoracious | Posted 06.11.2013 | Books

First published on Omnivoracious I am half Irish and a naturalized citizen of Ireland, and I’ve often read the work of Irish writers, hoping they...

Interview With Vendela Vida About Always Apprentices

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Books
Nicki Richesin

It may come as something of a surprise that Vendela Vida doesn't have access to the internet at her home, but make no mistake, she's very connected.

10 Contemporary Irish Authors You Need To Know

flavorwire.com | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There are many ways we can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: go on a bender, kiss everyone in sight, projectile vomit into some shrubbery, be the bastard...

Colum McCann: American Literature and New York's Redemption (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Colum McCann wrote the New Yorkiest and, many feel, the best of 9.11 novels, Let the Great World Spin, and won the National Book Award for it.

Norman Mailer's "Moonfire" Celebrated With New Coffeetable Book

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Vadukul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Norman Mailer, a writer once known for his towering ego, enjoyed the release of an equally over-sized book last Friday. Fans of Mailer gathered in th...

Tournament Of Books 2010 Begins

The Morning News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

First, let me get some caveats out of the way. Since my co-editor Andrew and I are judging in the first round this year (in past years we've judged th...

Margaret Atwood, Anne Rice, Kazuo Ishiguro And Others Share Their Writing Secrets

Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...

The New York Times' Best Books Of 2009

The New York Times | The New York Times Book Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Book Review has made these selections from books reviewed since Dec. 7, 2008, when we published our previous Notables list. It was not easy pickin...

Literary Prize Winners Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There were some surprises this year, and a lot of women winning awards. In case you missed them, here are the moments we celebrated in literature duri...

Amazon Announces Best Books Of 2009

Amazon.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz at Huffington Post: It's the battle of the "best of" lists, movies, television, and of course books. We've seen Publishers Weekly, now Amazo...

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNERS: See Who Won (LIST)

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Awards were announced last night at an event which also honored Gore Vidal and Dave Eggers. Check out the winners below, and vote on...

Great Books of 2009: Time to Name Men

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Publishing houses come out with so many great books every year that to list just five is way too hard. With that in mind, here is a list of the top five Y-chromosome penned books of 2009.