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‘First Person Singular’ delves into lost love and strange happenings

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami offers a collection of imaginative short stories with skewed elements that his many fans are sure to applaud. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-04-06 22:11:04 UTC ]
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Check out the Folio Society’s new (and very neon) Philip K. Dick box set.

The Folio Society‘s latest publication is a massive edition of all 118 of Philip K. Dick’s short stories, presented in this shockingly bright four-volume set. Their edition of The Complete Short Stories was designed by independent studio La Boca and includes original artworks commissioned from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 18:04:35 UTC ]
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Treading a Fine Line: On Translating Tove Ditlevsen’s Gift, by Michael Favala Goldman

On Translation Browsing a Copenhagen airport bookstore, a translator picks up a book. The journey between that impulse and his eventual translation of the memoir into English was both emotional and serendipitous. In the summer of 2016 I was passing... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-06 13:12:22 UTC ]
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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Let’s talk about the best — and newest — science fiction and fantasy story collections

Writings by Brenda Peynado, Elizabeth Hand, Izumi Suzuki, Bruce Sterling and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Philip Roth,’ by Blake Bailey, is a colorful, confident and uncompromising biographical triumph

At more than 800 pages, the biography also manages to be conversationally readable. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff VanderMeer’s ‘Hummingbird Salamander’ is a gripping eco-thriller full of cinematic set pieces

The ever-shifting author of “Annihilation” experiments with a more naturalistic plot while still exploring the Earth’s destruction. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Sanjena Sathian’s ‘Gold Diggers’ is a witty social satire with a dash of magic

The debut melts down striving immigrant tales, Old West mythology and madcap thrillers to produce an invaluable new alloy of American literature. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany Sets Hybrid Guest of Honor for 2021 Abu Dhabi Fair

Moving its physical programming to 2022, the German program plans a hybrid model at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair for this year. The post Germany Sets Hybrid Guest of Honor for 2021 Abu Dhabi Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-06 11:52:06 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 6, 2021

Erik Hoel on the joy of growing up in an indie bookstore—and with his badass single mom, who opened The Jabberwocky in 1972 when she was 23 years old. | Lit Hub Memoir “You may have noticed that anger is making a comeback for women.” Gina Frangello on rage and infidelity. | Lit Hub “These […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 09:30:32 UTC ]
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A Rage-Fueled Memoir of a Marriage-Ending Affair

In “Blow Your House Down,” Gina Frangello examines her experience of loss, lust, pain and longing with angry intensity. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-06 09:00:21 UTC ]
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The Joy and Privilege of Growing Up in an Indie Bookstore

There are only about 2,000 or so independent bookstores in the United States, and I was lucky enough to grow up in one of them. In 1972, when books sold for around 75 cents, my mother Susan Little was a young hippie living in Newburyport, Massachusetts. She worked at the local bar, slinging... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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2020’s most challenged books include ‘The Hate U Give’ and others about race

The list, compiled by the American Library Association, is meant to inform the public about censorship. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 06:46:02 UTC ]
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10 Romance Novels that Tug at the Heartstrings

Libby Hubscher, author of the new novel 'Meet Me in Paradise,' picks 10 romances that take readers on a moving emotional journey. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Marie Curie

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie's secret education, early heartbreak, radioactive notebooks, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: Maryland's E-Book Bill 'Likely Unconstitutional'

The AAP general counsel calls Maryland's e-book bill an "unprecedented government intervention into the manner and terms by which authors and publishers distribute valuable works of fiction and nonfiction to the public." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter to the Editor: 'Surprised' by AAP Reaction to PW Article

In a letter to the editor, AAP's general counsel called lawyer Jonathan Band's take on Maryland's library e-book legislation as a "false statement." Band responds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Deesha Philyaw Wins 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award

'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies' by Deesha Philyaw, which was published by West Virginia University Press, has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Boehner, Matt Gaetz, and government by right-wing media

On Friday, Politico published an excerpt from On the House, a forthcoming memoir by John Boehner, the Republican former House speaker, that, in Politico’s words, is the story of “how America’s center-right party started to lose its mind, as told by the man who tried to keep it sane.” The excerpt... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-04-05 12:13:42 UTC ]
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5 Audiobooks for Celebrating the Stories of Trailblazing Women

In an attempt to take the subject beyond March, this month’s audiobook recommendations shine a light on women’s history, known and unknown, heralded and not. Viewing the glass as half-empty, it’s dispiriting how many of these stories remain untold, forgotten, or misunderstood. But let’s be... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-05 08:49:04 UTC ]
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