Tag: Writing and Writers

Betty Miles, Whose Children’s Books Tackled Sexism, Dies at 90

Betty Miles, a writer whose books for children and young adults addressed real-life issues like sexism, racism and...

Nonfiction: Writing as Drag: Alexander Chee’s Essays Consider the Novelist’s Craft

HOW TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVELEssaysBy Alexander Chee280 pp. Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Paper, $15.99. “How to Write an...

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The Book Review Podcast: The Life of Atticus Finch

It’s not every fictional character who is worthy of his or her own biography, but Atticus Finch is...

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Profile: A Chinese Novelist Is Found in Translation

The line between unfettered self-expression and maintaining a readership in China is one Mr. Xue has been walking...

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Brian Michael Bendis Leaves Marvel for DC Comics

This is real. I love you all. Change is good. Change is healthy. I am bursting with ideas...

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Profile: ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner’s Foray Into Fiction

It’s unusual for a debut author to be showered in such over-the-top accolades and compared to literary masters....

From left Scarlett, 5 Alex, Nathaniel, 6, Rena and Iris 23-months
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Book News: A Batch of Letters by Harper Lee Come Up for Auction

In one letter from 2008, she discusses the frustrations of aging and her declining faculties, writing, “I haven’t...

From left Scarlett, 5 Alex, Nathaniel, 6, Rena and Iris 23-months
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So Where Are the New J.D. Salinger Books We Were Promised?

But it is almost 2018 and no books have been released. So where are they? “Yeah, what came...

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Advertising: With Literary Support, Xerox Asserts Its Modern Relevance

“They had a cultural footprint as a brand that was pretty big and vivid,” said Kevin O’Neill, an...