As an ardent book-lover, I always look forward to reading the Book Review in the Sunday New York Times. So I was very happy to be asked to do the “By the Book” interview, a page of author q-and-a that’s one of my favorite parts of the book-review section. In “By the Book,” a writer is asked several questions about his or her reading habits. Show More Summary
Beth Macy talks about “Truevine”; Calvin Trillin and Roz Chast discuss “No Fair! No Fair! And Other Jolly Poems of Childhood”; and Molly Young on “Bridget Jones’s Baby.”
Official Author WebsiteOrder the book HEREAUTHOR INFORMATION: Anne M. Pillsworth was born in Troy, New York, but is currently living just outside Providence, Rhode Island, at the head of beautiful Narragansett Bay. Anne is am a member of SFWA and HWA and a rabid Austenite. Show More Summary
The retired pianist, now 85, is writing arts criticism for New York Review of Books. Chalenging stuff, as you’d expect. Sample: …as a child, I had unwittingly encountered Dada in its funniest form. At home, my mother sang, to her own embarrassment, a Berlin cabaret song from the 1920s that starts with the memorable lines […]
Adam Kirsch discusses Volker Ullrich’s new biography of Hitler; Billy Collins talks about his latest collection of poems; and iO Tillett Wright on his new memoir, “Darling Days.”
Last week the literary world read with slacked jaws Claudio Gatti’s brutish article in the New York Review of Books outing anonymous author Elena Ferrante. All manner of opinions have been voiced on the matter, and now Ann Goldstein, Ferrante’s English translator, has commented. Read more...
What does a successful female artist owe the world? An Italian journalist by the name of Claudio Gatti made the decision for Elena Ferrante in a piece published Sunday in the New York Review of Books and three European publications, citing financial documents to expose the identity of the internationally...
This article originally appeared in the Cut. Elena Ferrante is no longer just Elena Ferrante. Now, as we learned over the weekend on the New York Review of Books’ website, she is probably also Anita Raja, a translator and German-born daughter of Holocaust survivors who’s lived most of her life in Rome. Show More Summary
“The sales bounce comes after a report that appeared in The New York Review of Books and other publications citing extensive documentation to show that Ferrante is likely a German-born translator living in Rome. Ferrante’s publisher has declined to confirm or deny the findings and asked that Ferrante’s privacy be respected.”
Over the weekend, Italian investigative reporter Claudio Gatti published the fruits of a months-long inquiry into the identity of mysterious Italian author Elena Ferrante. His article, appearing in the New York Review of Books as well...Show More Summary
Coming on the heels of the New York Review of Books’ attempted unveiling of the pseudonymous writer Elena Ferrante, a new stage adaptation of the novelist’s most beloved works has been confirmed. The Rose Theatre Kingston announced on...Show More Summary
One of the great literary mysteries in recent history was apparently solved on Sunday morning. In an article published in the New York Review of Books, Claudio Gatti, an Italian investigative reporter, claimed he had discovered the true identity of best-selling pseudonymous author Elena Ferrante. Show More Summary
An Italian journalist claims to have uncovered the identity of Elena Ferrante, the pseudonymous author whose "Neapolitan Novels" have become a worldwide literary sensation. In an article published in the New York Review of Books as well as in news outlets in France, Germany and Italy, Claudio Gatti...
The news that the true identity of the writer Elena Ferrante has, allegedly, been uncovered was published on the blog of The New York Review of Books at 1 A.M. on Sunday—the Internet’s witching hour, when salacious tidbits are unloaded online to greet the unsuspecting citizens of Twitter bright and early in the morning. Show More Summary
In case you missed it, this past weekend The New York Review of Books likely outed the author who’s been writing under the nom de plume of Elena Ferrante. Condemnation was fast and furious, including pieces by n+1, and this amazing tweetstorm by critic Lili Loofbourow. Show More Summary
'Elena Ferrante' is, famously, a pseudonym, but Claudio Gatti thinks he's identified who is behind it, and in a report co-published by Il Sole 24 Ore, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Mediapart, and The New York Review of Books' NYRDaily...Show More Summary
The New York Review of Books just doxxed Elena Ferrante using financial journalism. What the hell, guys? Read more...
SHOT: NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER MICHAEL BARBARO ASKED IF DONALD TRUMP WAS JUST TONY SOPRANO WITH BETTER CLOTHES. Chaser: Media Admire ‘Beauty’ of NYTimes Book Review Comparing Trump to Hitler. Wait, is he one of history’s greatest monsters, or a smalltime Tri-State Mafioso? Make up your mind, Gray Lady. No, not Jimmy Carter.
Donald Trump's name was never mentioned as New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani reviewed the book Hitler: Ascent 1899-1939 by Volker Ullrich. But CNN's Dylan Byers reported "many in the media have interpreted it as a thinly veiled comparison between Adolf Hitler and Donald Trump."
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