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Joyce Carol Oates on A Widow's Story

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Louise McCready Hart

This week marks the release of Joyce Carol Oates' memoir A Widow's Story.

Lots Of Love And A Little Anarchy

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady" by Elizabeth Stuckey-­French New York Times "The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady" is populated exclusively by...

Best Literary Sex Scenes (Most Don't Take Place In Beds) | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Writing about sex in literature is a difficult task; there are so many ways authors can go wrong. Nowadays, most writers spend too much time on the bu...

eBooks Or Print?: 5 Literary Brains Weigh In On The Future Of Reading

Newsweek | Ramin Setoodeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The transformation of the book industry has reached a tipping point. Electronic books now outsell paperbacks on Amazon, the retailer recently announce...

On the Culture Front: A Life in the Theatre, Revisiting the New Yorker Festival, and Redemption Song

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The discussions at the New Yorker Festival have become kind of legendary with events often selling out just minutes after they go on sale.

Master of Dark Tales

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

"Sourland" (Ecco: $25.99) is an apt title for the latest collection of short stories from Joyce Carol Oates, which includes tales of violence, murder,...

Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: Since her novel "Them" won the National Book Award in 1969, Joyce Carol Oates has been a major force in contemporary American lett...

New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The weekend of October 1st is going to be very busy in the literary world, as heavy hitters from across all book genres are slated to appear at the 11...

Writing Habits of the Not-Yet-Rich, and Not-Yet-Famous

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

If you're one of those authors who spend a great deal of time socializing, networking or organizing, then don't be surprised that you haven't yet finished that novel you've been working on for these past five years.

Saving The Stories Of Beverly Jensen: One Man's Quest To Publish His Wife's Stories After Her Death

Jay Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jay Silverman

When Beverly Jensen, my wife, was dying in 2003, she feared she'd been given talents and had not used them. But in fact she had.

Top 10 20th Century Gothic Novels From Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Guardian | Carlos Ruiz Zafon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mention the gothic and many readers will probably picture gloomy castles and an assortment of sinister Victoriana. However, the truth is that the goth...

The 10 Best Books of 2009

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Anis Shivani picks his top 10 books for 2009.

Book Review Round-Up

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A lot of the New York Times reviews were repeats this week, but, nonetheless, we bring you the weekend book review round-up. The Lost Symbol, Dan Bro...

Dispatches From the Whole Foods Produce Aisle

Chris Holt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Holt

Girls who make their own clothes, speak five languages, and are into communist poetry can be found sprinkled throughout the store. Hipster chicks aisle ten. Feigned bisexual sensibilities aisle five.

Nobel Prize in Literature Announced Tomorrow: Oz And Oates Are Favorites

AP | KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Americans Joyce Carol Oates and Philip Roth join Israel's Amos Oz at the top of the buzz surrounding the Nobel Prize in literature, ...

Miami Book Fair Going Strong This Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

All this week, Miami is celebrating the world of literature with its annual Book Fair. Running from November 8 - 15 and open to the public for a small...