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geoffrey-edmund-fox's picture
Sep.01.2012
I'm proud to anounce a new, expanded edition of what The New York Times Book Review described as a “frequently powerful collection of short stories" of Latin America that "leaves us thoroughly wrung out — and aware that we are in the presence of a formidable new writer.”  Smashwords —...
belle-yang's picture
May.14.2012
When my last adult nonfiction came out to great reviews, try as WW Norton my publisher might, we could not land a review in the coveted NYTimes.  So when my humble bilingual book came out to little fanfare, I thought nothing of it.  This morning, roaming around the pages of Amazon, I...
marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Jan.08.2012
This piece in the New York Times Book Review section today was just beautiful. It captures an era, a world, a life in publishing that is totally, thoroughly, 100% long, long gone... How to Be an Avant-Garde PublisherTHE TENDER HOUR OF TWILIGHT Paris in the ’50s, New York in the ’60s: A Memoir of...
m-allen-cunningham's picture
Oct.08.2011
On this day seven years ago, my first novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow was published. Among the good things that happened for that book, the luckiest was the phenomenal support it enjoyed from this country’s independent booksellers. The Green Age did not exactly come into the world branded...
warren-adler's picture
Aug.08.2011
I have always been wary of novelists reviewing other novelists, especially in places that attract serious readers of serious novels like the New York Times Book Review which, despite its diminishing influence, still has an effect on the reading tastes for the discriminating consumer of books....
lizzie-skurnick's picture
Aug.31.2010
Make of it what you will, but the Twitter-born fracas over Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom proves one thing without a doubt: the American literary establishment are size queens. Their collective pulse races at the sight of muscular doorstopper filled with realism. (Especially following a ten-year dry...
christopher-meeks's picture
Aug.28.2010
  Here is an eclectic gathering of some small literary items and news that I've come across recently on the Internet, much of it thanks to Facebook: There's an interesting debate going on about the New York Times Book Review. Best-selling authors Jennifer Weiner (Fly Away Home) and Jodi Picoult (...
lisa-solod's picture
Aug.26.2010
For all those tired of debating who is a “real” American and to whom Constitutional rights apply, and don’t, the feud between literary star Jonathan Franzen and bestselling novelists Jennifer Weiner and Jodi Picoult is a welcome distraction.   Actually there is no feud. It’s just...
jess-wells's picture
Mar.08.2010
Literary Bodysnatching“The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson” fits neatly into the flourishing genre of literary bodysnatching.  … written in the person or from the point of view of a dead, great writer…But all are perfect for the age of too much information.  The genre thrives on a contemporary...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Feb.27.2010
New Yorkers have "seen it all" -- that's their attitude to life. It's not surprising, given the madhouse that is the Big Apple. But I've now officially done something that'll shock them. In The New York Times Book Review's crime fiction roundup by Marilyn Stasio, my new novel THE FOURTH...