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A Summary and Analysis of Ray Bradbury’s ‘The Veldt’

‘The Veldt’ is a short story by the American author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), included in his 1952 collection of linked tales, The Illustrated Man. The story concerns a nursery in an automated home in which a simulation of the African veldt is conjured by some children, but the lions which […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-06 14:00:03 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of John Steinbeck’s ‘The Snake’

‘The Snake’ is a short story by the American author John Steinbeck (1902-68), published in The Monterey Beacon in 1935 before being included in Steinbeck’s collection The Long Valley in 1938. The story tells of a young scientist who is at work experimenting with animals in his laboratory when he […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-05-26 14:00:50 UTC ]
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Bringing the World to Your Door: Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture

In this panel—scheduled for May 24, 1–2 p.m. ET; moderated by Ed Nawotka, PW’s bookselling and international editor; and presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award—Tahera Qutbuddin, a professor of Arabic literature at the University of Chicago; Michael Cooperson, an American author, translator,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Not meant to soothe: How the truths of fiction can challenge and stir

Iranian American author Azar Nafisi explores fiction as a means of engaging with the world, rather than retreating from it in “Read Dangerously.” Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-04-27 19:45:22 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ambrose Bierce’s ‘The Mocking-Bird’

‘The Mocking-Bird’ is an 1891 short 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. ‘The Mocking-Bird’ is a Civil War tale about a soldier who shoots a man while on sentry duty at […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-04-26 14:00:13 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ambrose Bierce’s ‘Chickamauga’

‘Chickamauga’ is an 1891 short 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. ‘Chickamauga’ is a war story, but is unusual in focusing on a young child who is a bystander to the […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-04-07 14:00:45 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Amy Tan’s ‘Two Kinds’

‘Two Kinds’ is a short story by the American author Amy Tan (born 1952), published as part of her book The Joy Luck Club in 1989. The story is about a young American girl born to Chinese parents; her mother pushes her to become a child prodigy, but the daughter […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-03-08 15:00:22 UTC ]
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What You Lose as a Daughter of the Iranian Revolution

In They Said They Wanted Revolution: A Memoir of My Parents, Iranian American author and Vice journalist Neda Toloui-Semnani reconstructed the story of her parents as young, leftist Iranian activists radicalized at Berkeley in the late ’60s and who came to see communism as the political answer... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-02-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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James Bond books dedicated to Paul Gallico among star lots at library auction

Books owned by The Snow Goose author up for sale this week include Ian Fleming first editions inscribed for his former colleagueA first edition of Diamonds Are Forever, in which Ian Fleming thanks his friend and fellow author Paul Gallico for “spread[ing] his wings over my first-born [Casino... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-26 10:27:30 UTC ]
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A Novel of Old Shanghai: In Conversation with Weina Dai Randel, by Susan Blumberg-Kason

Interviews   Weina Dai Randel burst onto the literary scene a number of years ago with her duology about Empress Wu Zetian, China’s first woman leader. After winning the prestigious Rita Award in 2017 and seeing her novels translated into seven... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-01-20 14:33:49 UTC ]
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Remembering Joan Didion: ‘Her ability to operate outside of herself was unparalleled’

The American author was not only brilliant but also generous and kind to younger writers, writes Emma BrockesThere is that famous photo of Joan Didion, taken in Malibu in 1976, in which she leans on a deck overlooking the beach, cigarette in hand, scotch glass at her elbow, and regards her... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-24 18:44:54 UTC ]
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'True one off' author Anne Rice dies, aged 80

The American author Anne Rice, best known for Interview with the Vampire, has died aged 80 with Chatto & Windus paying tribute to the "true one-off". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-12 22:02:56 UTC ]
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S&S UK bags duo from Evanovich

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired the 28th instalment in American author Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum bounty hunter series, alongside the first novel in a brand new series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 17:14:06 UTC ]
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Author Szereto 'horrified and angry' over Amazon fake e-book scam

American author Mitzi Szereto says she has been plagued by fake pornographic e-books listed under her name on Amazon in a similar scam to one which previously targeted commercial women’s writers in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 21:51:56 UTC ]
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Quercus to publish Serle's 'emotional epic' in two book deal

Quercus has acquired One Italian Summer and a second book from American author Rebecca Serle.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 19:33:59 UTC ]
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Hodder removes Hilderbrand’s Anne Frank reference after criticism

Hodder has removed a passage from American author Elin Hilderbrand’s latest novel after criticism over its reference to Anne Frank.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:28:19 UTC ]
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Tor takes three from Klune

Pan Macmillan’s Tor imprint has signed Under the Whispering Door, The House in the Cerulean Sea and one further standalone novel by American author T J Klune. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 18:12:05 UTC ]
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Trauma Has Forced Me to Become a Powerful Witch

In the introductory essay of White Magic, Elissa Washuta—a Native American author and member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe—examines the colonization of spirituality, as well as her own reticence to describe herself as a witch: “I just want a version of the occult that isn’t built on plunder, but I... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-05-07 11:01:00 UTC ]
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New Spring Translations, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists As spring emerges and lockdown restrictions continue, here is a list of new and upcoming translated works from around the world to fill your sunny days at home.   Isabel Allende The Soul of a Woman Trans. Isabel Allende Ballantine Books,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-03 19:19:35 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Lost Decade’

‘The Lost Decade’ is one of the shortest works by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), the American author best-known for The Great Gatsby. Published in Esquire magazine in December 1939, just one year before Fitzgerald died, ‘The Lost Decade’ is one of his most powerful short stories to deal with... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-04-17 14:00:20 UTC ]
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