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Paul Auster, American author of The New York Trilogy, dies aged 77

The writer of The New York Trilogy, Leviathan and 4 3 2 1 – known for his stylised postmodernist fiction – has died from complications of lung cancer• Paul Auster – a life in quotes• Paul Auster – a life in picturesPaul Auster, the author of 34 books including the acclaimed New York Trilogy, has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-01 04:02:37 UTC ]
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Summoning Literary Witches: Intan Paramaditha Rethinks Her Personal Canon

This essay is based on a Master’s lecture delivered at the Conrad Award Gala, Conrad Festival, October 29, 2023. Gloria Anzaldúa, a queer Mexican American author with indigenous heritage, tells us about why she writes: “I write to record what others erase when I speak, to rewrite the stories... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-25 08:55:52 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-Winning Author N. Scott Momaday has Died

N. Scott Momaday was the first Native American author to win a Pulitzer Prize. He passed away on January 24th at age 89. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-30 20:02:44 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ray Bradbury’s ‘Kaleidoscope’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘Kaleidoscope’ is a short story by the American author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), included in his 1952 collection of interlinked tales, The Illustrated Man. ‘Kaleidoscope’ deals with the theme of death, and how human beings respond to their imminent... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-12-29 15:00:31 UTC ]
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The Award-Winning Novels of 2023

Another year, another crop of newly-minted literary honorees. From the Pulitzer to the Booker, the Nebula to the Edgar, here are the winners of the biggest book prizes of 2023. Congratulations to all! * PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION Awarded for distinguished fiction published in book form during... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-14 09:52:44 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Michael Crichton Books Everyone Should Read

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) The American author Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was a pioneer of what became known as the ‘techno-thriller’. He wrote novels informed by the latest up-to-date science on a range of issues, but what sets him apart is his willingness to adopt a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-10-30 15:00:38 UTC ]
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Myriam Gurba Isn’t Afraid of Being a Disruptor

In Myriam Gurba’s latest essay collection Creep, the Mexican American author interrogates both those who deceive, exploit, and oppress others as well as the culture that enables them. “People who hurt other people can be charming,” Gurba notes in the title essay. “It works in their favor.” In... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s fantasy list helps it to record £17.7m first-half profits

Publisher to double dividend after demand grows for books by Sarah J Maas and Samantha ShannonBusiness live – latest updatesThe book publisher Bloomsbury has hit record profits in the first half of the year thanks in part to a boom in fantasy fiction driven by the American author Sarah J Maas,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-26 07:50:43 UTC ]
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Book Review: John Plotz on Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reviews John Plotz’s personal reading of a fantasy classic by Ursula K. Le Guin The American author Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) is widely regarded as one of the finest authors of what is broadly termed ‘speculative fiction’.... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-10-13 14:00:53 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ray Bradbury’s ‘The City’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘The City’ is a short story about revenge best served cold. Written by the American author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), the story was included in his 1952 collection The Illustrated Man. The story is about a city which has waited twenty thousand years... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-09-17 14:00:52 UTC ]
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Apple has posted the entire first episode of ‘Silo’ on Twitter

Apple is borrowing a marketing tactic from Twitter pirates. The company made the unusual move of uploading the entire first episode of its series Silo to the social platform, allowing anyone there to watch the opening installment for free. The gambit follows Twitter’s move to allow longer video... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-06-27 18:24:03 UTC ]
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Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

The American author Barbara Kingsolver has become the only writer to win the United Kingdom's Women's Prize for Fiction twice. The post Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-14 18:31:40 UTC ]
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Brandon Taylor: ‘Writing is the most fun I’m capable of having’

The American author talks about growing up queer in a family of ‘wolves’, poverty and class in the US, and the 19th-century writers who inspired his latest novelBrandon Taylor writes quickly. “I can type almost as fast as I can think,” he says. The first draft of his debut novel, the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-06-03 10:00:28 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ambrose Bierce’s ‘The Boarded Window’

‘The Boarded Window’ is a story by the American author Ambrose Bierce, who is also remembered for his witty The Devil’s Dictionary and for his mysterious disappearance in around 1914. Like many of Bierce’s tales, ‘The Boarded Window’ contains elements of the horror genre. The story is about a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-05-21 14:00:54 UTC ]
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Korean American Author Reconciles Faith and Family

Tasha Jun's memoir shares how she came to reconcile her complex heritage Korean and American heritage and her Christian faith. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Themes of ‘Young Goodman Brown’ Explained

‘Young Goodman Brown’ is an 1835 short story by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Inspired in part by the Salem witch craze of 1692, the story deals with a number of key themes. But what are the most prominent themes of Hawthorne’s story, and how should we approach and interpret […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-03-14 15:00:15 UTC ]
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Bologna 2023: Laurie Halse Anderson Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

American author Laurie Halse Anderson is the winner of the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book prize. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Stephen Crane’s ‘In the Desert’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘In the Desert’ is a poem by the American author Stephen Crane (1871-1900), published in his 1895 collection, The Black Riders and Other Lines. Crane is perhaps best-known for his American Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage, and this is his... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-02-14 15:00:27 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Amy Tan’s ‘Mother Tongue’

‘Mother Tongue’ is an essay by Amy Tan, an American author who was born to Chinese immigrants in 1952. Tan wrote ‘Mother Tongue’ in 1990, a year after her novel The Joy Luck Club was a runaway success. In the essay, Tan discusses her relationship with language, and how her […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-01-20 15:00:27 UTC ]
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The Symbolism of ‘Young Goodman Brown’ Explained

‘Young Goodman Brown’ is an 1835 short story by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Inspired in part by the Salem witch craze of 1692, the story contains a number of powerful symbols. But how should we analyse the symbolism of the story? Let’s take a closer look at the most […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-12-30 15:00:29 UTC ]
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