Literary critic Liesl Schillinger, one of a handful of people who writes regularly for The New York Times Book Review, is shopping a book based on Wordbirds, her tumblr blog of neologisms.
On the four-month-old blog, called “Wordbirds: A Lexicon for the 21st Century,” Ms. Schillinger offers readers newly minted words such as “Cancellelation” Read More
In the Times’s new online book club, Reading Room, participants (including author Francine Prose, and frequent Book Review contributor Liesl Schillinger) and moderator/Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus are debating a new translation of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Another participant is Times executive editor Bill Keller, whose thoughts on the novel seemed not Read More
From A Cubicle for You and Your Muse, by Liesl Schillinger, The New York Times, Oct. 9, 2005:
Paragraph opened Sept. 12 in a three-story building on West 14th Street near Union Square, a few months after its founders graduated from the New School with master of fine arts degrees in creative writing. Read More