November, 2007

Must Read Friday: Wyatt Mason on John Updike’s Graffiti

by John Freeman | Nov-16-2007

WYATT MASON has been absorbing all the discussion about reviews and reviewing from the sidelines for some time now, and he steps up with some questions...read »

Harold Augenbraum on the National Book Awards

by Harold Augenbraum | Nov-14-2007

We asked National Book Foundation executive director Harold Augenbraum (pictured left) to describe the home stretch for the National Book Awards, which...read »

Straight Out of Utah

by admin | Nov-12-2007

The following poem from National Book Critics Circle winning poet Mark Rudman kicks off the In Retrospect series look at Norman Mailer's 1979...read »

My Coffee Date With Mailer

by admin | Nov-12-2007

One form Mailer unequivocally mastered in his life time was the interview. Over the decades he gave hundreds of them, including right up until his death....read »

From the Journals of John Cheever

by admin | Nov-09-2007

The following excerpt from the Journals of John Cheever continues theIn Retrospect series look back at John Cheever's 1977 NBCC finalist, "Falconer."  In...read »

More Cheever to Come

by admin | Nov-09-2007

The posts belowregarding John Cheever's Falconerhave generated some mail regarding the upcoming John Cheever volumes to be published by the Library of...read »

Friday Review: J.M. Coetzee’s “Inner Workings”

by admin | Nov-09-2007

IN HIS 1997 MEMOIR, "Boyhood,"South African-born Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee recalled the desperate passion with which he devoured books as a child. "He...read »

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