Some 50 people wandered through the door for the first Late Night Lit event at Common Good Books in search of copies of Haruki Murakami’s new novel “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage.” Read more →
How come writers don’t talk about how they support themselves financially? Read more →
Looking for a hot literary debate on a cold evening? I’ve got not one, but two events to warm up your Tuesday night.
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Fans of Minnesota crime writer Vince Flynn should not expect to read his final book anytime soon. Plans for publishing “The Survivor” have been put on hold indefinitely. The best-selling author died in June. Flynn’s publisher posted this statement on Facebook today–and the publisher’s assistant noted that the spelling error in her title was left in as Read more →
Last week Random House and Penguin merged to create what they’re calling “the world’s first truly global trade book publishing company” – Penguin Random House. Boris Kachka writes in the New York Times that, by trimming the number of book publishers, such consolidations threaten the diversity of literature, which has dire consequences for both writers Read more →
On several occasions in recent history I’ve perused lists claiming to cite the “100 best modern novels” or “books you must read before graduating from college” and “50 books to read before you die.” All these lists share something in common – a stunning lack of women. At best women make up 10 percent of Read more →
The former Viking punter and noted commentator will read from and discuss his new book “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities” on June 30. Read more →
The new children’s book ‘When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky’ gets a reading – mixed with music – by some of MPR’s classical hosts.
The fellowships, administered by the Loft Literary Center, each come with $25,000.
Ethan Nosowsky will rejoin Graywolf Press in the new position of editorial director on April 15