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Literary Sex

January 20, 2010

Endorsing Portnoy’s penis as a guide post for literary sex is like saying guys these days should act more like Don Draper.

The Best of the Best Books of 2009

December 23, 2009

While here are only two freestanding book reviews in this fair country, we do have a wealth of best book lists. Here is a meta-list: The Best of the Best Books of 2009.

Best New American Voices

October 22, 2009

Lysley Tenorio, Laura van den Berg, and Caitlin Horrocks are a few of the standouts in the latest Best New American Voices and PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories anthologies.

Week’s Highlights: Last Writes

October 14, 2009

Trying to make a living as a book reviewer, the $200 spare-parts book scanner, TriQuarterly's future, behind the scenes at the Nobel Foundation, and more.

Week’s Highlights: Litigation Nation

October 6, 2009

The Google Books settlement grinds onward, Amazon faces a class-action lawsuit for pushing their BookSurge POD service, great writers posthumous works raise questions, and more.