Junot Diaz http://nwpr.org en Book News: Guantanamo Reading Material Spurs More Controversy http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-guantanamo-reading-material-spurs-more-controversy <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><em>N.B. — Book News is going on vacation next week. Your faithful correspondent will be in California sans laptop and praying that Jonathan Franzen doesn't choose that week to reignite any feuds with daytime talk show hosts. In the meantime, as always, leave your hot tips, scurrilous attacks and existential questions in the comments section or direct them to @annalisa_quinn on Twitter.</em><p><ul><p><li>The U.K. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:16:00 +0000 editor 33012 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Guantanamo Reading Material Spurs More Controversy Book News: FBI Suspected William T. Vollmann Was The Unabomber http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-fbi-suspected-william-t-vollmann-was-unabomber <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>The FBI suspected William T. Vollmann of being first the Unabomber and then the anthrax mailer, the award-winning writer revealed in a grimly funny <em>Harper's </em><a href="http://harpers.org/archive/2013/09/life-as-a-terrorist/">article</a> [subscription required]. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:42:00 +0000 editor 32949 at http://nwpr.org Book News: FBI Suspected William T. Vollmann Was The Unabomber Book News: Story By 'Catch-22' Author Published For The First Time http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-story-catch-22-author-published-first-time <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>A previously unpublished short story by <em>Catch-22</em> author Joseph Heller comes out today in <em><a href="http://www.strandmag.com/">The Strand Magazine</a></em> [subscription only]. The magazine's editor, Andrew Gulli, said he found the story in the library archives at Brandeis University while doing research. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 11:28:00 +0000 editor 31380 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Story By 'Catch-22' Author Published For The First Time