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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recommended Reading: The science fiction of William Gibson

How William Gibson keeps his science fiction real Joshua Rothman, The New Yorker While a lot of sci-fi is obsessed with the distant future, one of the best authors of the genre takes a different approach. The New Yorker explains how William Gibson... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-12-14 17:30:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-12 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Cotton and Hodder's Aspinall join HQ fiction team

Cicely Aspinall is leaving Hodder to join HQ as senior commissioning editor for fiction, while HarperFiction’s Finn Cotton has also been appointed to the team. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 05:50:11 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin

Today, we present an excerpt from a debut novel that earned praise from Victor LaValle, who called it a "gripping and moving book." The post ‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-10 19:30:59 UTC ]
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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 04:36:30 UTC ]
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Ebury to sharpen non-fiction focus as Gillian Green departs

Ebury fiction publishing director Gillian Green is departing after 12 years, as the dedicated fiction list on Ebury Press is wound down. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 00:12:10 UTC ]
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Damp, wrinkly, virile: Here are this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees.

Now that High Book Award Season is coming to a close (right??), we can focus on the prize that really matters: Literary Review‘s Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Since 1993, the UK-based magazine has “honored the year’s most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-27 15:51:03 UTC ]
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Gilbert and Costello on Bad Sex in Fiction Award shortlist

Books by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and Mary Costello are in the running for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 13:01:15 UTC ]
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A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Science Fiction

Chinese science fiction is a rich world of diverse, engaging stories that expand one's mind. But with all that is out there, where should you start? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-27 11:39:41 UTC ]
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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-23 08:00:49 UTC ]
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Cusk and Moshfegh to judge Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize

The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize will be judged by Claire-Louise Bennett, Rachel Cusk, Niven Govinden and Ottessa Moshfegh in 2020, running in its third year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 15:02:31 UTC ]
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The best science fiction and fantasy of 2019

There were too many to choose from. Our reviewers explain their picks, from “The Hanging Artist” to “The Night Tiger” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:12:00 UTC ]
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Mabey hails Oneworld fiction list as Jones, Dean and Schweblin reveal 2020 titles

Oneworld showcased its Spring 2020 highlights last night, as publisher Juliet Mabey toasted ten years of success.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 00:07:43 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview With Beth O’Leary, Author of WHSmith 2019 Fiction Book of the Year

Congratulations to Beth O'Leary! Her debut novel The Flatshare was recently announced as 2019 Fiction Book of the Year by the British retailer WHSmith—an honor previously bestowed on books such as Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Girl on the Train by Paula... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-11-19 11:00:22 UTC ]
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