Emotions aren't covered by single words. I don't believe in sadness, joy, or regret. The best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it over-simplifies feeling. I'd like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car ... New Delhi Pioneer, 1 week ago
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This essential new anthology from Bomb magazine offers a rich trove of author interviews. The 35 selections span 30 years, revealing many of the subjects at the height of their fame: Jonathan Franzen in 2001, Martin Amis in 1987, and Kathy Acker in ...PublishersWeekly.com, 17 hours ago
One of my favorites urban pleasures has long been buying books on the street. In New York, this means book stalls and more specifically, the Strand's book stall, at the southeast edge of Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from the Hotel Pierre. I ...Los Angeles Times, 5 days ago
Share this: If you believe what everybody is saying about nobody reading anymore, don't read this. It's your loss, if you wish to live your life within the confines of your 24-hour day. It's your loss, if you wish that all this life will ever be, ...Manila Bulletin, 2 weeks ago
On Friday, September 5, at 6:30 p.m., Deutsches Haus at NYU will present a reading by Daniel Kehlmann of his new novel F and a moderated conversation between the author, his translator Carol Brown Janeway, and Eric Banks, director of the New York ...New York University, 2 weeks ago
Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News/MCT Stuck on the Red Line without service and need something to keep you entertained? Or maybe you need another reason to put off doing your homework? Check out some recommended reads ...Individual.com, 4 weeks ago
In my novel, Virgin, the protagonist, Ellie, is in her final year of college but literature is not on her mind: she's far too busy trying to lose her virginity to think about books. The only reading she's doing is on how-to websites to try and ...PublishersWeekly.com, 1 month ago
This conversation first appeared in Full Stop. In this, our second conversation for Full Stop--you can find our first conversation here--Paul Holdengräber of the New York Public Library claims that good conversation can leave one "hopeful about ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
A teacher's job is to lead forth the powers that lie asleep within his students. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock. Excerpted from Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and The Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz.Slate Magazine, 1 month ago What students want from professors Miami Herald, 1 month ago
AUG 10 - Kritika Lama is a recent A-Level graduate from Rato Bangala School. A devoted reader of fiction, Lama believes it is imperative that we read books we do not like because it helps us value greatly the books that we do. In an interview ...Kathmandu Post, 1 month ago
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