Here are the finalists for the National Books Critics Circle 2018 awards Here are the finalists for the National Books Critics Circle 2018 awards

Here are the books that will be up for taking home the awards in March.        

January 22, 2019, 15:58
Internet Archive's ebook loans face UK copyright challenge Internet Archive's ebook loans face UK copyright challenge

The Society of Authors has called on the website’s Open Library to stop making scanned books ‘unlawfully’ available to British readers The Society of Authors (SoA) is threatening legal action against the unless it stops what the writers’ body claimed is the unauthorised lending of books unlawfully scanned for its .Set up in San Francisco 1996 to preserve pages published on the internet,...

January 22, 2019, 17:04
Costa biography prize winner Bart van Es and Mathias Énard – books podcast Costa biography prize winner Bart van Es and Mathias Énard – books podcast

With just one week to go before we find out , we assess the contenders and talk to the winner of the biography prize Bart van Es.Van Es discusses his turn from English literature to biography, and why he wanted to examine how it was possible to survive the Holocaust and go on to live a full and complex life. He also considers the particular challenges for a biographer presented with a subject...

January 22, 2019, 18:03
In 'The Suspect,' Fiona Barton mixes universal truths with a thrilling tale In 'The Suspect,' Fiona Barton mixes universal truths with a thrilling tale

In Fiona Barton's latest, journalist Kate Waters finds herself at the center of the story.        

January 22, 2019, 18:23
Books of The Times: A Mother Loses a Son to Suicide, but Their Dialogue Continues Books of The Times: A Mother Loses a Son to Suicide, but Their Dialogue Continues

Yiyun Li began writing her latest novel, “Where Reasons End,” in the months after her teenage son committed suicide in 2017.

January 22, 2019, 20:54
Books News: Bollingen Prize in American Poetry and Nominees for the National Book Critics Circle and Edgar Allan Poe Awards Are Announced Books News: Bollingen Prize in American Poetry and Nominees for the National Book Critics Circle and Edgar Allan Poe Awards Are Announced

The Oscar nominations get all the attention, but Tuesday was a busy day for literary honors as well.

January 22, 2019, 22:12
Natália Michalovová: Internetové šialenstvo Natália Michalovová: Internetové šialenstvo

Aká je vlastne cena našej identity na čiernom trhu dát? Naše osobné údaje na Facebooku majú hodnotu od 2 do 12 dolárov, celý náš digitálny život stojí 800 eur.

yesterday, 5:37
Russell Baker, Times Columnist and Celebrated Humorist, Dies at 93 Russell Baker, Times Columnist and Celebrated Humorist, Dies at 93

Mr. Baker, who won the Pulitzer Prize twice, spent decades at The New York Times and had a second career as the host of “Masterpiece Theater.”

yesterday, 4:36
Border Districts and Tamarisk Row by Gerald Murnane review – meditations on memory Border Districts and Tamarisk Row by Gerald Murnane review – meditations on memory

A cult Australian author tipped for the Nobel prize explores the ways our minds and memories mediate the worldThe novelist Gerald Murnane is something of a writer’s writer’s writer. He is celebrated but not much read in his native Australia, or in Britain (the last of his novels to be published here, so far as I can tell, was Inland, in 1988). But elsewhere his reputation as an author of...

yesterday, 8:30
Spisovateľka Pavla Sabolová: Deťom knihy často nahrádza počítač Spisovateľka Pavla Sabolová: Deťom knihy často nahrádza počítač

Spisovateľka Paula Sabolová Jelínková nedávno vydala novú knihu pre deti Čertík Trapko.

yesterday, 12:28