Roundup: Haruki Murakami, Amy Bloom, Edan Lepucki and Roxana Robinson on the Amazon/Hachette dispute

by Eric Liebetrau | Aug-18-2014

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WATCH: Authors Guild President Roxana Robinson discusses Amazon's dispute with Hachette and authors.

Woody Brown reviews Haruki Murakami's new novel.

Kit Reed also reviews Murakami's book.

"Never Complain and Never Explain." Robert Birnbaum on plagiarism, remorse and more. Birnbaum also talks to Amy Bloom about her new book.

New Books for Younger Readers, from Celia McGee.

John Domini reviews Alan Michael Parker's latest novel. He also reviews "In the Wolf's Mouth" by Adam Foulds.

In the Wall Street Journal, Nancy Rommelmann reviews Lacy Johnson's "The Other Side."

Ryan Teitman on Matthew Gavin Frank's "Preparing the Ghost."

Meganne Fabrega reviews Sallie Bingham's "The Blue Box: Three Lives in Letters" for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

NBCC board member David Biespiel's latest Poetry Wire.

Natalie Bakopoulos reviews "Life Drawing" by Robin Black.

"In A Funny New Novel, A Weary Professor Writes To "Dear Committee Members." Maureen Corrigan on Julie Schumacher's novel.

Katherine A. Powers reviews Rachel Seiffert's "The Walk Home" for the Barnes and Noble Review.

"Lauren Bacall on writing: The most complete experience I've ever had," from NBCC board member Carolyn Kellogg.

NBCC fiction award winner Chimamanda Adichie on Wole Soyinka.

Elaine F. Tankard reviews Edan Lepucki’s "California."




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