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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: November 20, 2019

Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we looked back at every National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction winner of the 21st century. | Book Marks “A closeness comes from an every-day giving of attention.” Nina McLaughlin on finding the natural world in Ovid. | Lit Hub What does the debutante ball... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 11:30:40 UTC ]
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For many immigrants, family separation happens long before the border

Review of 'A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century' by Jason DeParle Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Experiments in Postcapitalism: On Dempow Torishima’s “Sisyphean”

SCIENCE FICTION HAS BEEN mapping the topography of a yawning postcapitalism since the cyberpunk movement of the 1980s, a laborious undertaking still ongoing in the 21st century. Before cyberpunk, Deleuze and Guattari pointed the way in their books on capitalism and schizophrenia; after... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-03 12:30:19 UTC ]
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Lovejoy books snapped up for updated TV adaptation

Lovejoy has been acquired for adaptation 33 years after it was first broadcast, to be "updated for the 21st Century". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 19:24:37 UTC ]
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Our coming DNA nightmare, as outlined by a dystopian graphic novel

Science fiction often provides a valuable roadmap for thinking about the future. In the case of “Legend of Sumeria,” the future has arrived. Back in 2011, the analyst Peter Sondergaard famously told the business world, “Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-18 09:24:59 UTC ]
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Kogan Page title scoops Business Book of the Year award

Indie Kogan Page is celebraing after The Leadership Lab: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century by Chris Lewis and Pippa Malmgren, was named the Business Book of the Year 2019 at the Business Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wordsworth Trust reveals £6.2m Dove Cottage and museum plans

The Wordsworth Trust has unveiled further details of its £6.2m project to bring the poet’s story into the 21st century by enchancing its museum and his former home. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone to publish new E L James novel in April

E L James has written a new novel, The Mister, "a Cinderella story for the 21st century", with Cornerstone publishing globally in April 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poverty Safari named ‘most rebellious’ 21st century read in Scottish Book Trust poll

Poverty Safari, Darren McGarvey’s memoir about growing up in Glasgow, has topped a readers’ poll of “most rebellious reads of the 21st century”, organised by the Scottish Book Trust. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 17, 2018

‘Sapiens’ author Yuval Noah Harari’s offers ’21 Lessons for the 21st Century.’ Plus a trio of memoirs, all of which received starred PW reviews, debut in hardcover nonfiction, and a 45-year-old children’s book heads to the big screen. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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India Knight reimagines The Pursuit of Love for the 21st century

India Knight is publishing an homage to her favourite novel, The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford, with Fig Tree next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The William W. Johnstone Legacy Lives On

Kensington has a lot in store for fans of "the greatest western writer of the 21st century." (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward St Aubyn's King Lear and the future of literary fiction - books podcast

As a new report reveals the dire financial straits being faced by literary novelists, we investigate how these bleak conditions arose and what can be done to help the writers, regarded by some as thoroughbreds and by others as ghosts of Christmas past. We also catch up with Edward St Aubyn, one... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fresh Looks at the Bible

A new slew of published Bibles are aiming to bring Scripture into the 21st century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hole-y Dough: The Return of the Poke Cake

The poke cake, which was popular in the 1970s and featured Jell-O filling, is making a comeback. At least it will be if food consultants Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore have their way; their new book, 'Delicious Poke Cakes,' aims to bring the throwback dessert into the 21st century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yuval Noah Harari's new book to cover global warming, God and nationalism

The historian’s next book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, will ask ‘what should we teach children today to prepare them for the world of tomorrow’ and promises a sweeping look at the futureFaced with a world stuck in “nostalgic fantasies about going back to the past”, where politicians are “no... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can libraries survive and thrive in the 21st century?

Rob Wilson on how the government wants local authorities to think differently about public libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book groups are so 21st century

Once the domain of your Nana's generation, book groups have enjoyed a bit of a renaissance for a wee while now. A group of like-minded folk who read a common book in their own time then meet up once a month to talk about it, the classic book group is a great way for neighbours and communities to... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The art of editing – books podcast

As the digital revolution sweeps through publishing, is editing in decline? We find out how the 21st-century editor works, with Diana Athill, Matt Weiland, Karolina Sutton and many moreThe upheavals of the information age have transformed traditional publishing, a revolution that has arrived... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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