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Karen Russell

Karen Russell Shares The First Book She Ever Loved

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Karen Russell is the ...

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

What do a 60-year-old video artist, a 36-year-old atomic physicist, and a 53-year-old behavioral economist have in common? Not much, probably, except ...

O Magazine's 2013 Summer Reading List

Posted 07.15.2013 | OWN

If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place. Here are the season...

The Book We're Talking About

Posted 02.12.2013 | Books

Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell Knopf, $24.95 February 12, 2013 What is it about? It is a series of short stories ranging greatly i...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Publishers Weekly | Posted 02.08.2013 | Books

First published on Publishers Weekly This week, the best dystopian story in some time, a dinner that goes horribly wrong, and what it's like to be ...

Why Did The Pulitzer Snub "Swamplandia!" Author?

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 06.16.2012 | Miami

Coral Gables native Karen Russell and her book about South Florida, "Swamplandia!," were snubbed for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction this year. In fact...

No Winner For Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

Posted 06.16.2012 | Books

This year, nobody was good enough. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious awards in American literature. Previous fiction w...

Top 55 Best Read List

fridayreads.com | Erin | Best Read | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

Based on the FridayReads posts on June 10, 2011, here’s the Best Read List: ...

Spreading the Love: Book Reviews, Good and Bad

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

I've received a number of emails and comments lately, with various undertones of censure, stating that I only write good reviews. "Don't you have anything bad to say?" is the implied question.

Karen Russell on the Persistence of the Novelist

Brian Gresko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Brian Gresko

Karen Russell -- a rising star in the literary world -- speaks about her writing process and the trials and tribulations she encountered when writing her debut novel Swamplandia!

How to Throw a Party for Books: the NBA's 5 Under 35 Event

Nick Antosca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nick Antosca

The Book Expo America organizers should watch and learn from the National Book Foundation's 5 under 35 event, which took place Monday night at Brooklyn's PowerHouse Arena.