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, 2 weeks ago
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Award-winning choreographer and dancer Alexei Ratmansky will discuss the international world of ballet choreography and performance at Alexei Ratmansky in Conversation with Paul Holdengräber, to be held at the New York Public Library Wednesday, ...New York University, 23 hours ago
For our inaugural issue, we reached out to Job Lisman, editorial director of Prometheus/Bert Bakker Publishers in the Netherlands--which publishes such heavy hitters as Jonathan Franzen, Jeffrey Eugenides and Alan Hollinghurst--about what's selling ...PublishersWeekly.com, 5 days ago
Meg Wolitzer's fiction has attracted a great many superlatives over the last three decades. "The Interestings," published last year, prompted a reviewer for the Guardian to declare Wolitzer a "writer of prodigious energy and detail." The New York ...Los Angeles Times, 5 days ago
When I was a college student, I majored in English literature, which meant that I got to read a lot of novels for class -- and my course reading could be purchased for a song. Unlike my STEM classmates, most of my class syllabuses were filled with ...Huffington Post, 5 days ago 10 Books You Should Read Before Graduating College PublishersWeekly.com, 1 month ago
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, 1 week 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, 2 weeks 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, 3 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, 4 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, 1 month ago
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