writing practices

Authors Discuss Boston Marathon Tragic Bombing, Walter Benjamin’s Tips for Writers, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
4.16.13

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, authors share their thoughts, including Susan Orlean, Jill Lepore, and Dan Chiasson; Jeva Lange details her quest for Melville's Moby-Dick at the 2013 New York Antiquarian Book Fair; essayist Walter Benjamin's thirteen tips for writers; and other news.

Lauren Grodstein on Amazon User Reviews, Maurice Sendak’s Last Book, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
3.13.13

Author Lara Santoro discussed gender disparity in literary fiction; Volume One Brooklyn views the exhibit Marcel Proust and Swann's Way: 100th Anniversary on display at New York City's Morgan Library; novelist Lauren Grodstein reveals what she's learned from an onslaught of Amazon user reviews; and other news.

J. M. Coetzee's and Paul Auster's Correspondence, Self-Publishing at SXSW, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
3.11.13

Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in the DOJ's e-book price-fixing lawsuit; Alex Mar examines how Internet access is reshaping the experience of an artists' colony; poet Lisa Russ Spaar investigates the source of her insomnia; and other news.

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