Jan 16, 2013 — The National Book Critics Circle has announced that two feminist literary scholars, Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, will receive a lifetime achievement award. Critic Maureen Corrigan says their groundbreaking 1979 book, The Madwoman in the Attic, changed the way we read.
Dec 3, 2009 — Correspondent Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations for the season's best books from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Daniel Goldin and Lucia Silva. Their selections include comics about philosophy, novels about building families, and a box set that dives into the process of writing.
Dec 3, 2009 — This collection of interviews with authors, originally published in the famous literary journal, includes conversations with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, James Baldwin, Alice Munro, and many more.
Nov 11, 2009 — For a half-century, the literary journal's interviews, under the banner "The Art of Fiction," have unlocked the mysteries of writing and the eccentricities of writers. Critic Maud Newton reviews a new boxed set, The Paris Review Interviews, Volumes I-IV.
Jan 29, 2009 — Interviews from the influential journal tease out the triumphs and struggles of literary giants, including Norman Mailer, Ralph Ellison and Joyce Carol Oates.
Nov 3, 2007 — As an English teacher at West Point, Elizabeth Samet teaches America's future warriors about Shakespeare, Emerson and Homer. In her new book, Soldier's Heart: Teaching Literature through Peace and War at West Point, Samet shares her decade of experience at the military academy.