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  • The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson

     
    2011's Bad Sex in Fiction award went to David Guterson's "Ed King," a modern retelling of the Oedpius story....
  • Robert Noyce, superstar of Silicon Valley, gets a Google Doodle

     
    Robert Noyce: Google Doodle honors Robert Noyce, the co-inventor of the microchip. Robert Noyce. The microchip was small in size, enormous in impact....
  • George Zimmerman saga: ‘the perfect storm of insanity’

     
    "It's not about you. It's not about the lawyer," Geragos said. "Your duty as a lawyer is to zealously represent your client. If you can't do it any longer, you resign, get out of the way. It's not the lawyer's ego. It happens every single day."...
  • What it takes to get writers writing

     
    When it comes to writing, authors can be pretty superstitious....
  • The view from there: Wrap-ups of Book Expo America

     
    A roundup, from afar, of roundups of publishing's big annual conference, Book Expo America....
  • Why we read

    Why we read
    There's a book I don't remember well, though I can remember precisely where I found it in my elementary school library -- three yards to the right of the door, in the middle of the third shelf from the floor. I was, and remain, a compulsive reader. Back...
  • 'Shocking True Story' by Henry E. Scott

    'Shocking True Story' by Henry E. Scott
    Anyone familiar with James Ellroy's "L.A. Confidential," or the razor-sharp film adaptation, will recall the sleazy magazine whose insatiable desire for nasty stories about Hollywood celebrities drove the plot. Ellroy called it Hush-Hush, but his model...
  • Raymond Carver revisited in 'Collected Stories'

    Raymond Carver revisited in 'Collected Stories'
    Collected Stories Raymond Carver Library of America: 1,020 pp., $40 When does an act of reclamation cease to be about restoration and become about something else? That's the question raised by "Collected Stories," the Library of America's new...
  • Charles Dickens speaks to 21st century's hard times

    To the jaded Holden Caulfield in "The Catcher in the Rye," he was the guy responsible for "all that David Copperfield kind of crap." In "The Wire," he's the obsession of a philistine, prize-obsessed editor who can't stop drawing glib parallels between...
  • Tom Wolfe to receive the National Book Foundation's highest honor

    Tom Wolfe to receive the National Book Foundation's highest honor
    Tom Wolfe is one of the reasons I got into journalism and, really, into writing in general. His pieces mixed facts and traditional reporting with striking personal accounts and interesting literary techniques in way that appeased both my type-A...
  • "The Privileges: A Novel" by Jonathan Dee

    "The Privileges: A Novel" by Jonathan Dee
    "The Privileges: A Novel" By Jonathan Dee Random House 272 pages, $25 The late Mrs. William F. Buckley Jr.—that splendid, long-reigning demigoddess of New York social life-- would have had little patience for Adam and Cynthia Morey, the charmed and...