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  • J.K. Rowling, revealed

    J.K. Rowling, revealed
    As is now widely known, J.K. Rowling, aka she who sells many books, published a detective novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling," under a male pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Ruth Ozeki and Jhumpa Lahiri make Man Booker shortlist

    Ruth Ozeki and Jhumpa Lahiri make Man Booker shortlist
    Newcomers, familiar faces and books that haven't yet debuted in America have all made the 2013 Man Booker Prize shortlist. Ruth Ozeki and Jhumpa Lahiri are both finalists for the $58,000 prize. Ozeki's novel "A Tale for the Time Being" was well reviewed...
  • Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show

    Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show
    Not to be outdone by the "Today" show, which splashily launched its first book club last month with "The Bone Season" by newcomer Samantha Shannon, Tumblr's new Reblog Book Club debuted Tuesday. If what makes a book club work are enthusiastic...
  • Literary links for 9/11

    Literary links for 9/11
    When America was attacked on 9/11, it seemed as if words might fail. But in trying to understand that tragedy and what it meant, words have served us well. Here are some literary links for the 12th anniversary of those attacks in 2001. "Every year I...
  • Inaugural poet Richard Blanco to publish memoir in November

    When Richard Blanco was handed the biggest gig of his life -- writing a poem for President Obama’s second inaugural -- he had to write quickly. In a few weeks he wrote three poems, one of which was chosen by Obama: “One Today,” Blanco...
  • David Ulin picks his top books for fall

    David Ulin picks his top books for fall
    Fall is a terrific time to be a reader. Publishers shake off their summer doldrums and get down to business again. And writers? Well, writers settle in also and put out big books. Over the next few months alone, we'll see new releases from an array of...
  • National Book Awards: fiction longlist

    National Book Awards: fiction longlist
    So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It’s a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by the National Book Foundation this week. The list includes one of my favorite novels of 2013, “The Flamethrowers&...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri comes up short in 'The Lowland'

    Jhumpa Lahiri comes up short in 'The Lowland'
    "A short story is like a toothache and you must drill it and fill it. A novel is more like bridgework," said the writer T.C. Boyle, author of 14 novels and more than 100 short stories. One might wonder what would be the outcome of drilling and filling a...
  • Review: 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri

    Review: 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri
    The lowland at the heart of Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel is a few acres of land behind two oblong ponds in a Calcutta neighborhood. After the monsoon, rain would fill the lowland “three or four feet deep.” -------------------- This...
  • The Biblioracle on 'Four Miles to Pinecone'

    The Biblioracle on 'Four Miles to Pinecone'
    When I was 11 years old, I met my first novelist. Growing up with a mother who owns a bookstore (as I did) comes with some perks, one of which is that when she asks the author of one of her son's favorite books to visit his sixth-grade class, the author...
  • Q&A: Jhumpa Lahiri on 'The Lowland' and her upbringing

    Q&A: Jhumpa Lahiri on 'The Lowland' and her upbringing
    Jhumpa Lahiri, who at 46 has already won a Pulitzer Prize (for her first book, the 1999 story collection "Interpreter of Maladies"), and was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize (for her new novel, "The Lowland"), does a number of things...
  • More than half of American adults read books for pleasure in 2012

    More than half of American adults read books for pleasure in 2012
    The good news: According to a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts, more than half of American adults read books for pleasure in 2012. The bad news is that the percentage of adults reading works of literature -- in the NEA's definition,...