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Why is Agatha Christie the Best-Selling Author of All Time?

Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, is the best-selling novelist of all time. What makes her work so timeless? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-06 11:40:00 UTC ]
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11 Must-Read December Children’s Book Releases

The crisp weather makes it the perfect time to snuggle up with a little one and read these 11 December children's book releases. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-06 11:39:00 UTC ]
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8 Graphic Memoirs by Trans Authors

In the last few years, we have seen a boom in books written by trans authors. Here are some graphic trans memoirs right on the cutting edge. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-06 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Are Books Written by Gurus Actually Written by Gurus?

While plenty of authors proclaim themselves gurus of beauty or self help, that word mean more than just being able master a perfect cat eye. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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The 2021 Stocking Stuffer of the Year Award (shelftalker)

What are this year’s top stocking stuffers and can this year’s judge play fair? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-06 11:00:00 UTC ]
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I write ‘women’s commercial fiction’ –why is my work still seen as inferior to men’s? | Emma Hughes

A recent roundup of the ‘best books of 2021’ had every possible genre of novel – with the unsurprising exception of romanceIn the four months since my first novel came out, I’ve had the same conversation probably a dozen times.“What’s it about?” a well-meaning stranger will ask. “Well,” I’ll... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-05 15:25:24 UTC ]
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David Sedaris and Tracey Ullman voice one of this month’s best audiobooks

The narration of ‘Carnival of Snackery’ is wonderful. Other great listens: ‘The Five Wounds’ and ‘Psycho by the Sea’ Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Kathleen Stock: ‘On social media, the important thing is to show your tribe that you have the right morals’

Continuing our series looking behind the headlines of 2021, we speak to the philosophy professor who resigned from Sussex University after protests over her views on gender and transgender rightsGaza bookseller Samir Mansour: ‘It was shocking to realise I was a target’When Kathleen Stock opens... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-05 10:00:51 UTC ]
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‘Sex Cult Nun’ is as shocking as its title. But Faith Jones’s memoir is also a vital survivor’s story.

Jones, who escaped the Children of God cult, found a different kind of faith, in books and later, the law — and herself. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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A Year in Reading: Adam O’Fallon Price

I’m not sure The Black Prince is my favorite book of all time, but it might be the most indelible, the most neuron-rewiring. The post A Year in Reading: Adam O’Fallon Price appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-12-04 11:00:03 UTC ]
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Jacobson, Suttie and Roden to feature at Jewish Book Week

Authors including Howard Jacobson, novelist and comedian Isy Suttie and cookbook writer and cultural anthropologist Claudia Roden are among the line-up for Jewish Book Week, which returns as an in-person event next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-04 00:04:57 UTC ]
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Sir Paul McCartney’s memoir aims to affirm his status as a writer

The main character in “The Lyrics” is his best friend and fiercest rival, John Lennon Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2021-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking About the Best Books of 2021

On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-03 21:05:02 UTC ]
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Northern Writers’ Awards open with new prize from Myers

The Northern Writers’ Awards has opened for submissions with a chance to win a share of £40,000 in development opportunities as former winner Benjamin Myers (pictured) launches a new short story category.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 20:45:57 UTC ]
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7 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read

Seven books comb through history, travel to distant planets and imagine our A.I. future. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-03 20:26:32 UTC ]
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And the Oddest Book Title of the Year goes to . . .

Roy Schwartz’s Is Superman Circumcised?, a look at Superman’s Jewish influences, has won U.K.-based Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year, beating out The Life Cycle of Russian Things: From Fish Guts to Fabergé for the honor. Is Superman Circumcised? won in a landslide, taking... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 18:03:46 UTC ]
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A documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s exoneration, called Unlucky, is in the works.

Yesterday, a footnote to an op-ed in the LA Times revealed that Red Badge Films is now producing a documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s conviction and then exoneration of Alice Sebold’s rape, called Unlucky. Red Badge Films is helmed by Tim Mucciante, previously the executive producer for the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 17:48:54 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle is on sale for $55 with three months of Kindle Unlimited

If you missed Amazon's standard e-reader when it was on sale for $50 on Black Friday, you have another shot to grab it for less. The regular Kindle is back on sale for $55, and you'll get three months of Kindle Unlimited along with it. It may be a bit more expensive than it was one week ago, but... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-12-03 17:32:03 UTC ]
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TikTok isn’t just for tearjerkers—it’s also for obscure 1930s literary puzzles, apparently.

This year, writers and publishers learned about the power of #BookTok—a literature-loving corner of TikTok where readers post videos inspired by the books they love. Viral trends involving certain books launched backlist titles to the top of the fiction charts; particularly, tearjerkers with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 16:56:08 UTC ]
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Forever and another day

It might seem odd for a magazine called The Bookseller to have a dedicated issue for “booksellers”, but this week’s issue is a dedicated one for, well, booksellers, including our now-annual listing of the Bookshop Heroes, those purveyors of the written word who, when push came to shove in 2021,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 15:21:51 UTC ]
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