- Leslie Feinberg, Writer and Transgender Activist, Dies at 65
New York Times: Books, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 08:45 PM
Feinberg’s 1993 novel, “Stone Butch Blues,” is considered a landmark in the contemporary literature of gender complexity.
- ArtsBeat: Neal Cassady’s Famous Lost Letter to Jack Kerouac to Be Auctioned
New York Times: Books, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 03:27 PM
A 16,000-word letter that inspired Kerouac to rewrite “On the Road” has been found, and will be sold at auction in December.
- Chris Colfer has multibook deal
USA Today: Books, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 11:17 AM
'Glee' actor continues 'Land of Stories' series.
- William H. Scheide, 100, Philanthropist, Is Dead
New York Times: Books, Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 07:43 PM
Mr. Scheide devoted his life to philanthropic and artistic pursuits striking in their range and depth.
- Review: 'A Map of Betrayal,' by Ha Jin
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Books, Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 02:47 PM
FICTION: Varying shades of betrayal unravel from the disquieting life of China’s most famous spy.
- Review: 'The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order,' by Adam Tooze
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Books, Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 12:47 PM
NONFICTION: “The Deluge” demonstrates that after World War I, the United States failed to stabilize the global economy, thus paving the way for the nationalism of the 1930s.
- Essay: When Good Writers Turn Bad in Bed
Wall Street Journal: Books, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 12:47 AM
The Bad Sex in Fiction Award highlights the absurd, incoherent and unintentionally comic.
- Should Your Firm Automatically Delete Emails You Get on Vacation?
Wall Street Journal: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:47 PM
Dan Ariely answers reader questions on overflowing inboxes and overspending on Black Friday.
- Atticus Lish’s Long Route to 'Preparation for the Next Life'
New York Times: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 02:53 PM
Atticus Lish, author of the well-received novel “Preparation for the Next Life,” took a circuitous path to his career.
- Book review: ‘Deep Dark Down,’ by Héctor Tobar
Washington Post, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 02:47 AM
Miners have a rule: Nobody walks anywhere alone. A slab of rock can peel off suddenly and imprison a man for days. Or a miner can step, without the warning of a shadow, into a fatal crevasse. The buddy system is an expression of the profession’s perils and, ironically, also the limits of its safety: What happens when every man’s life is in danger?
- Love and Lust recs: 'The Christmas Ranch' and 'Sleigh Ride'
USA Today: Books, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 12:06 AM
HEA contributor Becky Condit recs Christmas romances by RaeAnne Thayne and Heidi Cullinan.
- 'NCIS' season 12: Donna Kauffman recaps episode 8
USA Today: Books, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 12:47 AM
HEA contributor and bestselling author Donna Kauffman recaps last night's NCIS.
- 'Redeployment' wins big at National Book Awards
USA Today: Books, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 10:29 PM
Fiction about the Iraq War and non-fiction about China won the top prizes.