#Debut Books/Authors

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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winslow to Co-Author First Novel from Michael Mann Books

The first project in the pipeline for the just-announced Michael Mann Books is a new novel by Don Winslow. 'The Cartel' author will co-create a book, with Mann, about the American mobsters Tony Accardo and Sam Giancana. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Debut From Joshua Ferris’s Wife Draws Buzz, Along With Co-Authored Iraq War Novel

Two more books drawing buzz at the fair include a debut novel by Joshua Ferris's wife, and a co-authored book about friendship and the Iraq war. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
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Best-Selling Debut Novels Are the Bald Eagles of the Book World

Unless an author is a household name or has a celebrity endorsement, the hardcover fiction list can be elusive for first-timers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-23 10:00:01 UTC ]
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Debut novel by ‘Russian Proust’ to be published in English for the first time

The translation of Deceit by ‘groundbreaking’ author Yuri Felsen, who died in Auschwitz in 1943, is set to come out next MayThe debut novel by Yuri Felsen, an author once regarded as the “Russian Proust” whose work has been forgotten since he died in Auschwitz in 1943, is set to be published in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-01 14:12:48 UTC ]
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Angry Robot Books signs Crittendon novel in its first Black Voices Matter deal

Angry Robot Books has landed "a magical" Afro-futuristic novel from author Denise Crittendon, as its first signing through the Black Voices Matter Open submission period for Black authors without agent representation.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-22 06:42:20 UTC ]
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Lightning Books scoops debut novel from Scottish playwright Boyle

Lightning Books has scooped the debut novel by award-winning Scottish playwright and rising screen star Kenny Boyle. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-28 09:09:50 UTC ]
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Author of 'My Monticello' on Writing a Debut Book With Buzz

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-28 13:06:03 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs Spencer's 'joyful' debut novel in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has signed In a New York Minute from podcaster, comedian and debut novelist Kate Spencer in a two-book deal Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 02:47:56 UTC ]
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Kelly acquires first Virago book with Harvard student Rothfeld's debut

Newly recruited Virago publishing director Anna Kelly has made her first acquisition for the imprint with Harvard student Becca Rothfeld’s debut essay collection All Things Are Too Small.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 22:35:16 UTC ]
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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-27 13:00:06 UTC ]
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Embla Books acquires 'laugh-out-loud' debut in first deal

Bonnier Books UK's new digital-first imprint Embla Books has bought Laura Starkey's debut, Rachel Ryan’s Resolutions, as its first acquisition.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 11:15:26 UTC ]
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Girl A: Abigail Dean on her shocking debut novel that's taking the book world by storm

Has this Google lawyer written the book of the year? The part-time author talks about the inspiration for her thriller about siblings who flee abusive parents and their ‘house of horror’Abigail Dean was about to turn 30 when she suddenly realised that her job as a lawyer was using up all the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-25 06:00:07 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Osman's debut novel announced as W H Smith Book of the Year

Richard Osman's debut crime novel The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has been named W H Smith's Book of the Year for 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:31:10 UTC ]
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Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:42:44 UTC ]
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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Taiwanese American author's debut novel

Harvill Secker has won a debut novel by K-Ming Chang in a "heated" five-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 06:51:52 UTC ]
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