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Rachel Kushner

Pulitzer Prize Preview: First a Rant, Then Some Predictions

Scott Porch | Posted 06.08.2014 | Books
Scott Porch

Every year, the Pulitzer Prize Board announces the nominees and winners in mid-April. The nominees and winners are announced the same day. There is no Nominations Day followed a few weeks or months later by Announcement Day. There is only Announcement Day.

Top 10 Best and Worst Books of 2013

Valerie Stivers-Isakova | Posted 02.22.2014 | Books
Valerie Stivers-Isakova

Welcome to my first end-of-year roundup. I have read a lot of good contemporary literature this year -- more than usual, because I've been doing some official reviewing -- though I don't claim to have an exhaustive sample.

Biggest Literary Feuds Of 2013

newyorker.com | Posted by Rachel Arons | Posted 12.09.2013 | Books

As 2013 draws to a close, we give you our second-annual look at the scuffles, controversies, and feisty debates that have helped keep the literary wor...

7 Great Literary Feuds

| Olivia Smith | Posted 07.19.2013 | Books

Read more on LA Review of Books The literary rivalry is a tried and true source of drama, entertainment, and masterfully crafted rebuttal. Recently...

The Whoosh of Flamethrowers

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 08.19.2013 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

Handsomely praised for the way it presents a motorcycle-driving, art-world-loving young heroine nicknamed Reno, Rachel Kushner's Flamethrowers was inspired in part by a movement that is mentioned in the text only once: in passing, on a tombstone, in Italian.

What You Can't Miss This Week

Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue MOVIES "The Great Gatsby" Nearly 40 years have passed since Robert Redford wooed Mia Farrow in the cinematic adaptat...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly | Posted 03.31.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen join forces, loneliness in the digital age, and the deadliest jellie...

7 Highly Anticipated Fiction Reads

Vogue | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Vogue

In contemporary Maine, a teenage boy's racially-charged prank prompts his New York attorney uncles to converge on the town of their youth in Elizabeth Strout's latest, The Burgess Boys, but it's the sister who never left who understands alienation best.