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Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s titles particularly solid. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 13:31:14 UTC ]
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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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Beasts and Baseball: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The Body Scout,” “Light From Uncommon Stars” and “No Gods, No Monsters” tell stories of genetic dystopias, musical gifts and mythic creatures. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-21 09:00:09 UTC ]
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7 Flash Fiction Collections You Should Be Reading

Flash fiction has never been hotter. A tectonic shift over the last 20 years in how narrative is conveyed—fueled largely by the online journal’s rise from (mostly) irrelevance to somewhere near the top of the literary fiction food chain—has created the perfect environment for disseminating... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-20 11:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards 2021 Longlist: Fiction

Five of the 10 authors on the National Book Award longlist in fiction have been honored in various stages of the program in the past. The post US National Book Awards 2021 Longlist: Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-20 06:54:49 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced their longlist for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction. This year’s longlist features three debuts and includes, appropriately for this year, many novels that ask questions about the nature of home. These ten books were chosen from a total of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-17 14:15:53 UTC ]
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Univ. of Nebraska Press Launches LGBTQ+ Fiction Series

The University of Nebraska Press is launching Zero Street, a series dedicated to novels and short story collections written by LGBTQ+ authors and featuring LGBTQ+ characters and/or themes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Liane Moriarty writes women’s fiction. Have a problem with that? She doesn’t.

With her new book ‘Apples Never Fall’ and another TV adaptation with Nicole Kidman, Liane Moriarty doesn’t care how you categorize her books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Fiction Couldn't Save Last Week's Print Book Sales

With all categories except adult fiction having declines, unit sales of print books fell 5.2% in the week ended September 4, 2021 from the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Abell's crime fiction debut goes to HarperCollins in three-book deal

Journalist Stig Abell has signed a three-book deal with HarperCollins, including his crime fiction debut and one non-fiction title. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 18:18:52 UTC ]
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How 9/11 altered the fiction landscape in 13 novels

Within a few years, it was clear that Sept. 11, 2001, would leave an impact on contemporary fiction as deep as its impact on every other aspect of our culture. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-07 07:50:00 UTC ]
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In Lauren Groff’s hands, the tale of a medieval nunnery is must-read fiction

“Matrix” dramatizes a remote period while making it somehow relevant to our own lives. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Peninsula opens submissions for fiction

Peninsula Press has opened submissions for fiction this September, inviting writers to enter their work for the chance to be part of the publisher's "experimental, boundary-pushing" list. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 07:43:25 UTC ]
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Shearin wins YA Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize for two of her entries

Faith Shearin has won the Young Adult Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize for both of her entries Lost River, 1918 and Horse Latitudes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-26 08:47:53 UTC ]
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A Human Cloning Error and Existential Questions Fuel This Science Fiction Romp

In Matthew FitzSimmons’s speculative murder mystery “Constance,” the title character’s consciousness is mistakenly downloaded into a clone. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-24 19:55:19 UTC ]
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In William Maxwell’s Fiction, a Vivid, Varied Tableau of Midwestern Life

Though his novels and short stories — published over six decades, beginning in 1934 — are set in an older, more decorous America, he grapples with themes that feel shockingly contemporary. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-23 17:02:39 UTC ]
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