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Subtle Bodies | New York Journal of Books

September 9, 2013

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Subtle Bodies by Norman Rush portrays a happy marriage. Read my review on New York Journal of Books. See my additional remarks on examiner.com. Norman Rush

Jacob’s Folly | New York Journal of Books

July 3, 2013

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Read my review of Jacob’s Folly on New York Journal of Books. I continue my discussion of the novel’s theme of assimilation in an Examiner article. Jacob’s Folly author Rebecca Miller

Books: Fall Out by Susan Daitch – New York NY | Examiner.com

June 30, 2013

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Books: Fall Out by Susan Daitch – New York NY | Examiner.com Also read my ‪New York Journal of Books‬ review ‬ Susan Daitch

Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982–2013 | New York Journal of Books

June 24, 2013

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“What the poet perceives is what the reader gets.” My New York Journal of Books review of Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982–2013 by Burt Kimmelman. For links to more of Mr. Kimmelman’s poems see my examiner.com article.

davidfcooper: The Vida count: Gender bias in book reviewing – New York NY | Examiner.com

June 3, 2013

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davidfcooper: The Vida count: Gender bias in book reviewing – New York NY | Examiner.com. Women authors and reviewers continue to face gender bias.

davidfcooper: Book Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker | New York Journal of Books

April 23, 2013

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My review of The Golem and the Jinni | New York Journal of Books. Also see additional remarks in my examiner.com article. Helene Wecker, author of The Golem and the Jinni

Book review: “The Retrospective” by A.B. Yehoshua

March 18, 2013

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My review of A.B. Yehoshua’s new novel The Retrospective. Also see my examiner.com article.

Book review: The Collected Poems of Ai – New York NY | Examiner.com

February 4, 2013

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via examiner.com “Ai’s poems are not to everyone’s taste. If you prefer the Rolling Stones to the Beatles, Howling Wolf to Muddy Waters, the gritty realism (including graphic violence and strong sexual content) of HBO’s Sunday night original series to PBS’ British dramas you’ll probably enjoy Ai’s poetry; if not, stay with safer, tamer, less […]

This year’s National Book Critics Circle Award Nominees announced

January 14, 2013

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via examiner.com The Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award are considered the triple crown of American book publishing. Although I am a voting member of the National Book Critics Circle I have not read any of these books (see my previous article 2012 Books Retrospective for the 2012 books […]

Rejection Letters: The Publishers Who Got It Embarrassingly Wrong…

May 18, 2012

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J.K Rowling was famously rejected by a mighty 12 publishers before Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was accepted by Bloomsbury – and even then only at the insistence of the chairman’s eight-year-old daughter. Judy Blume, Gertrude Stein and D.H Lawrence all got a lot of ‘no’s from publishers before any said yes. But while […]