Articles by Sonya Chung

December 18, 2009

Holiday Film Review: The Road As Incarnation 1

If the novel moved you, that’s the main reason to see The Road in film version.

December 16, 2009

“Afro Picks” Image & Pun Draws Criticism 0

The cover image of this week’s Publisher’s Weekly, which centers around an annual  feature on African American book publishing,  is drawing a lot of attention, mostly negative. Read PW senior news editor Calvin Reid‘s explanation/mea culpa.

December 10, 2009

E-book Release Delays 0

An article in the Wall Street Journal about the third publishing house — HarperCollins, who joined Simon & Schuster and Hachette —  to delay e-book publication of new (hardcover) titles.  The debate over timing and pricing of new-release e-books (@$9.99) continues.

December 10, 2009

Virtual Hannah Tinti 0

The latest in virtual author appearances, an especially useful option for literary venues in the snowy midwest during winter:  Hannah Tinti on Skype (audio and video) in Minneapolis via the Magers & Quinn “Books & Bars” Book Club series.

December 4, 2009

Best Foreign Fiction from Jessa Crispin 0

Jessa Crispin offers “Picks for Best Foreign Fiction,” at NPR, including selections from Russia, Colombia, the Netherlands, and Israel.

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.