The Paris Review, one of the leading literary magazines in the world, has launched a brand new blog, thanks to the efforts of editor Lorin Stein.
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It’s a somewhat scary thought. In five years, digital media may just overtake print. Steve Haber, president of Sony’s digital reading business division, is convinced that the e-book market has gained so much momentum in the last few years that it is now unstoppable.
Writers used to query literary agents and send books to traditional publishers in the hopes of making a name for themselves in the literary world.
June is a month of much celebration. In support of National Audiobook Month, who better to lend a hand than the witty and hilarious David Sedaris who (appropriately) recorded two clips on behalf of the understated glory of audiobooks.
“Big World” is riddled with female characters who teeter dangerously on the threshold of disaster, making this collection a disturbingly honest look into the feminine psyche.
A tale of two sisters, Lisa See’s “Shanghai Girls” weaves an intimate, eventful plot into the fabric of China’s recent history.
Jonathan Lethem pens a hilarious cultural satire that captures, with brilliance and wit, the essence of New York.
“The Glass Room” traces the history of a home and how it survives the ruin and chaos of dissolved families, wartime possession, and new inhabitants.
The 14 stories in Joyce Carol Oates’ “Dear Husband” tackle the suffocating and sometimes fatal nature of family ties.
John Updike’s final collection of short stories offers an unflinching look at isolation and the insignificance of human affairs.