John Cheever

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Name: John Cheever
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

How Novelist Louisa Hall Got From the Squash Court to 'The Carriage House'

This month’s guest on "The Write Up" is novelist and poet Louisa Hall .Louisa Hall’s life reads like a novel all its own – after graduating Harvard, she became a professional squash player, ranked second overall in the US. But near the height of her career, ... [Published KUTRadio - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

An Affair to Misremember

“The Affair” opens with a trope that helped define the mid-20th century: the plight of the debilitated modern American man. John Cheever wrote short stories about him, and Jack Lemmon played him in movies. He’s a middle class guy who feels frustrated ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Alt-lit is not so “alt”: How the alternative literature community failed women

“If you’re not one of the … tokens or a girl Alt Lit bros deem attractive, then your work will likely be slept on or tokenized.” Safy-Hallan Farah “I don’t want you to like my writing because you want to fuck me/ I want you to want to fuck me because ... [Published Salon - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Importance of Personal, Community, Global Order

When she was writing, Maya Angelou would get up every morning at5:30 and have coffee at 6. At 6:30, she would go off to a hotel roomshe kept -- a small room with nothing but a bed, desk, Bible,dictionary, deck of cards and bottle of sherry. She would ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Deeds & Don'ts: Star-Struck Sales

The Inside Scoop on New York Real Estate What’s jammed with celebrities and on the rise? The elevator at 155 Franklin Street in Tribeca, otherwise known as the Sugar Loaf Building. Dating from 1882 and located on a cobblestone block between Hudson and ... [Published Connecticut Cottages & Gardens - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) Is Using Censorship To Gain Total Market Control: Ursula K. Le Guin

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is accused of using pricing schemes in manipulating sales of different e-books to its favor.  Authors United is a group formed by the literary champions that intend to stop this discrimination oriented towards creating ... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

David Brooks: The importance of order — in politics and art

When she was writing, Maya Angelou would get up every morning at 5:30 and have coffee at 6. At 6:30, she would go off to a hotel room she kept — a small modest room with nothing but a bed, desk, Bible, dictionary, deck of cards and bottle of sherry. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Routine, Creativity and President Obama’s U.N. Speech

When she was writing, Maya Angelou would get up every morning at 5:30 and have coffee at 6. At 6:30, she would go off to a hotel room she kept — a small modest room with nothing but a bed, desk, Bible, dictionary, deck of cards and bottle of sherry. She ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

A Short Story For Saturday

This week we’re featuring another reader-suggested short story, John Cheever’s “ The Death of Justina ,” which was a recurring favorite in our recent “Reading Your Way Through Life” thread . It hooks you from the start: So help me God it gets more ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Reading Your Way Through Life: Even More Readers Respond

by Matthew Sitman The popular thread continues, beginning with reader-love for one particular John Cheever short story: I have returned to the work of John Cheever—especially “The Death of Justina”—more than that of any other author in my reading ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

John Updike on John Cheever

John Updike from a 1991 piece in The New Republic: In 1970, after the disappointing reception of the rather punchy Bullet Park , an entry begins with the unforgettable cry, “Whatever happened to Johnny Cheever? Did he leave his typewriter out in ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Sophia Loren to Publish Memoir of Her Life, Finally

[ Life ]Sophia Loren is finally ready to tell the story of her life. And like any legendary Hollywood actress, she has quite a story to tell.The Oscar-winning Italian actress will publish the memoir, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: My Life as a Fairy Tale ... [Published WebProNews - Jun 28 2014]

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How Novelist Louisa Hall Got From the Squash Co... [Published KUTRadio - Oct 20 2014]
The Future in Retro: Review of “The Joyners,” b... [Published Elkhart Truth - Oct 16 2014]
An Affair to Misremember [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 10 2014]
This Week In Tabloids: Someone Put a Microchip ... [Published Jezebel - Oct 08 2014]
Alt-lit is not so “alt”: How the alternative li... [Published Salon - Oct 07 2014]
Hundreds Of Authors Take On Amazon [Published CWEB News - Oct 03 2014]
When the Tall Tale Grew Bigger [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 02 2014]
The beautiful and damned: the vertiginous life ... [Published New Statesman - Oct 02 2014]
Discipline and Rigor in Your Internal Controls [Published JD Supra - Oct 01 2014]
Importance of Personal, Community, Global Order [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 30 2014]
Discipline and Rigor in Your Internal Controls [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Sep 30 2014]
Deeds & Don'ts: Star-Struck Sales [Published Connecticut Cottages & Gardens - Sep 29 2014]
Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) Is Using Censorship To Ga... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 29 2014]
Hundreds Of Authors Want Amazon Investigated Fo... [Published Think Progress - Sep 29 2014]
David Brooks: The importance of order — in poli... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 27 2014]
Routine, Creativity and President Obama’s U.N. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
Department of "WTF?!" [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
Interview: Rupert Smith [Published Out In The City Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
A Short Story For Saturday [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
New Urdu Writing: Cultural ethos of both India ... [Published Meri News - Sep 12 2014]
REVIEW: The Skeleton Twins: Kristen Wiig and Bi... [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
Ciao, Joan Rivers [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 06 2014]
Reading Your Way Through Life: Even More Reader... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 23 2014]
John Updike on John Cheever [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 13 2014]
Connecting strength and vulnerability of the cr... [Published PBS - Jul 26 2014]
Probing the creative brain [Published PBS - Jul 25 2014]
Sophia Loren to Publish Memoir of Her Life, Fin... [Published WebProNews - Jun 28 2014]
Sophia Loren to Publish Memoir of Her Life, Fin... [Published WebProNews Feed - Jun 28 2014]
A Short Story For Saturday [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 07 2014]
The Best Of The Dish This Weekend [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 02 2014]
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Discipline and Rigor in Your Internal Controls [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Sep 30 2014]
In a recent New York Times (NYT) Op-Ed by David Brooks, entitled “ The Good Order ”, he discussed how routine can lead to creativity. He cited to the example of three well-known authors whose habits included the following. “Maya Angelou would get ...
Hundreds Of Authors Want Amazon Investigated Fo... [Published Think Progress - Sep 29 2014]
Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon CREDIT: AP – Reed Saxon Forget the image you may have of a writer-as-loner, scribbling alone in some cabin with superglue blocking up the Ethernet cable and noise-cancelling headphones over his ears so as to ...
David Brooks: The importance of order — in poli... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 27 2014]
When she was writing, Maya Angelou would get up every morning at 5:30 and have coffee at 6. At 6:30, she would go off to a hotel room she kept — a small modest room with nothing but a bed, desk, Bible, dictionary, deck of cards and bottle of sherry. ...
Department of "WTF?!" [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
Our Bad Media:The only change Fareed Zakaria made was to (a) delete David Leonhardt's explanation of who had actually done the work to calculate the numbers, while (b) failing to put David Leonhardt's words in quotation marks, and (c) failing to provide ...
A Short Story For Saturday [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
This week we’re featuring another reader-suggested short story, John Cheever’s “ The Death of Justina ,” which was a recurring favorite in our recent “Reading Your Way Through Life” thread . It hooks you from the start: So help me God it gets more ...
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