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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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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:47:55 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber lands 'radical' non-fiction from Eula Biss

Faber is to publish Eula Biss' Having and Being Had, as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 16:38:36 UTC ]
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New post-apocalyptic fiction from Caldecott to Jo Fletcher Books

Quercus’ SFF imprint, Jo Fletcher Books, has acquired a new duology from Andrew Caldecott: "an ambitious and entirely original take on post-apocalyptic fiction". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 05:32:04 UTC ]
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Dealmakers and Wanderers: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

Recent releases include “The Midnight Bargain,” “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” and “Piranesi.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-14 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Stanley and Zhang crowned Staunch's short story and flash fiction winners

Laura Stanley, a creative writing graduate and masters student at Nottingham University, has won the Staunch Short Story Prize with her unpublished story "Mrs Hawkins and The Orchard".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 08:33:42 UTC ]
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The Study of Economics Could Learn a Lot From Science Fiction

Mainstream economics is suffering an identity crisis, which began with The Great Recession and has reemerged during the current pandemic. In response, a growing collection of voices has advocated looking beyond the field—in particular, to science fiction—as a way to imagine it anew. Although... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-05 08:48:01 UTC ]
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16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-02 10:38:36 UTC ]
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8 Science Fiction Novels by Authors of Color for the End Times

Are these the end times? Who knows! Settle into this current quasi-dystopian reality with recent books by American writers of color. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-02 10:35:59 UTC ]
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Robert Peston launches fiction career in two-book deal with Zaffre

Bonnier imprint Zaffre Books has signed a two-book, six-figure deal with Robert Peston, ITV's political editor. His first novel, The Whistleblower, will be published in September 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 01:25:36 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the Center for Fiction’s 2020 First Novel Prize.

Today the Center for Fiction announced the shortlist for its 2020 First Novel Prize. The prize, first awarded in 2006, recognizes the best debut fiction of the year, and it comes with $15,000; each finalist receives $1,000. Previous winners include De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Tommy Orange, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:05:06 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-28 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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OUP and Barrington Stoke partner for new range of accessible fiction

Oxford University Press and Barrington Stoke have partnered to create the 'Super-Readable Rollercoasters' range for readers aged 11-plus.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 14:46:20 UTC ]
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Spanish-speaking writers are producing ambitious science fiction and fantasy. Let these books be your introduction.

As diverse as Spanish genre fiction is, most of it is hidden from the English-language world. Thankfully, enthusiasts and small publishers are filling the void. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Last but certainly not least: it’s the time for fiction! The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books contending for this year’s National Book Award for Fiction. The award, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 14:15:26 UTC ]
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