Articles by Sonya Chung

December 4, 2009

What Bolano Read 0

Part 2 of “What Bolano Read” by Tom McCartan at Melville House.

December 4, 2009

Julie Powell at Powell’s 0

The Julie Powell interview at Powell’s — on butchery and infidelity and self-disclosure.

December 2, 2009

Cormac McCarthy’s Typewriter 0

On Friday, Christie’s will be auctioning off Cormac McCarthy‘s Olivetti manual typewriter, which he’s had since 1963.  Looks like you need to make sure you’ve got at least $15,000 in your checking account if you plan on bidding. (NY Times article here)

December 2, 2009

Eye-Candy Gift Books 0

Boldtype offers up a list of “10 Awesome Books to Give to Your Non-Reading Friends,” i.e. eye-candy gift books.

November 30, 2009

Jaipur Literature Festival 0

Touted as Asia’s leading literature event, the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival is gearing up for it January 2010 program.

November 30, 2009

Russian Literary News 1

Russian literary news and awards — i.e. winners and runners-up of Russia’s Big Book Award — at Lizok’s Bookshelf.

November 30, 2009

Why College Professors Don’t Envy the Young 0

On Why College Professors Don’t Envy the Young, at the Chronicle of Higher Education.

November 23, 2009

Dogs, Revolutionary Road, and The Thunderous Sea of Silence 6

On the violence of Richard Yates’s dialog, the failures of human speech in everyday life, and the silent togetherness of man and dog.

November 18, 2009

Junot Diaz on What is a Writer 0

Junot Díaz writes in O. Magazine about the harrowing, doubt-and-terror-filled decade-plus he spent writing his Pulitzer-prize winning first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

November 10, 2009

Rosenbaum on Nabokov’s Laura 0

Slate’s Ron Rosenbaum talks with Brooke Gladstone of NPRs On the Media about posthumous publishing, specifically Nabokov, but also Kafka and in general.