Robert A. Caro receives National Book Foundation lifetime achievement award; fiction writer Brit Bennett on her debut novel; comic book authors publish book to benefit Orlando victims; and other news.
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Elizabeth Bishop’s correspondence; the physical history of the book; novels written by comic book creators; and other news.
William Giraldi, whose new memoir, The Hero’s Body, was published in August, talks with Sven Birkerts, the author of the memoir My Sky Blue Trades and The Art of Time in Memoir, about the artful craft and contradictions of a misunderstood genre.
The disappearance of indie bookstores on college campuses; Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and populism; how book clubs help independent bookstores; and other news.
Fact-checking nonfiction books; a cognitive psychologist’s answer to the listening vs. reading debate; Wallace Stevens and Trump supporters; and other news.
Learning to love a non-native language; fiction writer Brian Evenson on narrative uncertainty; the U.S. Constitution becomes best-seller following Khizr Khan’s DNC speech; and other news.
James Patterson tops highest paid authors for third year in a row; America’s most beautiful libraries; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child sells two million copies in three days; and other news.
Kevin Young named director of Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; AWP releases demographics list for 2017 conference; Leigh Stein on abuse and memoir; and other news.
Lucia Berlin’s unfinished memoir; the role of the contemporary American essay; the last of New York City’s Spanish-language bookstores; and other news.