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A Summary and Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘Young Goodman Brown’

‘Young Goodman Brown’ (1835) is one of the most famous stories by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Inspired in part by the Salem witch craze of 1692, the story is a powerful exploration of the dark side of human nature. How Hawthorne loads his story with such power is worthy […] The post... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-06-24 14:00:49 UTC ]
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Welbeck to publish 'pulse-pounding and fearless' debut

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired Dark Horses, a debut novel from American author Susan Mihalic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 18:22:14 UTC ]
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An Ersatz Wonderland: On Stephen Wright’s “Processed Cheese”

IN A CAREER of almost four decades, American author Stephen Wright has produced exactly five novels. He doesn’t do short stories, he says; when he sits down to write, “I just jump in the pool and start swimming to the deep water.” And his novels are most definitely deep, his key themes being... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-04-14 12:30:54 UTC ]
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Reading Pathways: Charles Portis

A reading pathway of the works of American author Charles Portis, most famous for True Grit, who died on February 17 at the age of 86. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-19 11:36:40 UTC ]
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'Queen of Suspense' Mary Higgins Clark dies aged 92

Each of the American author’s 56 novels was a bestseller and her fiction was extolled by writers from Scott Turow to David Foster WallaceMary Higgins Clark, the “Queen of Suspense” who topped charts with each of her 56 novels, has died at the age of 92.Simon & Schuster president Carolyn... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-03 11:54:59 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on Amazon’s football coup: beware tech giants bearing gifts | Editorial

The US experience of watching sport online should ring alarm bells for those who prize the Premier League’s ability to bring people togetherIn the late 1960s, the American author and tech seer Richard Brautigan wrote lyrically of “a cybernetic meadow / where mammals and computers / live together... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-02 18:49:42 UTC ]
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Feminist Writing by Women from around the World, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists Olivia McCourry Asja BakićMarsTranslated by Jennifer Zoble Feminist Press, 2019 With imaginative and striking prose, Bosnian author Asja Bakić’s debut story collection, Mars, tells a tale of a series of different universes. Each realist tale... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 13:12:17 UTC ]
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YA Author Margarita Engle to Speak at Neustadt LIT Fest

News and Events WLT Margarita Engle will deliver the keynote address for the Neustadt Lit Fest at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. The event is free and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-01 19:25:31 UTC ]
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Three OU Visual Communication students awarded for their designs for the 2019 Neustadt Lit Festival

News and Events The prize-winning poster design by OU student Marley Smith NORMAN, OKLA. (Friday, September 13, 2019) – University of Oklahoma students Marley Smith, Abby Merz, and Sadie Gorham have been awarded first, second, and third place,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-13 16:04:43 UTC ]
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The most influential American author of her generation, Toni Morrison's writing was radically ambiguous

In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-07 06:00:28 UTC ]
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Unearthed Steinbeck Short Story Isn’t at All Like ‘Grapes of Wrath’

The quintessentially American author wrote pieces for a Paris newspaper in the 1950s. Now, one of those — about a nervous chef and a magnificent cat — is being published in English for the first time. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-31 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Nominees Announced for $50,000 “American Nobel”

News and Events WLT From left to right: Top: Emmanuel Carrère, Jorie Graham, Jessica Hagedorn. Middle: Eduardo Halfón, Ismail Kadare, Sahar Khalifeh. Bottom: Abdellatif Laâbi, Lee Maracle, Hoa Nguyen. World Literature Today, the University of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-07-19 14:45:14 UTC ]
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HarperFiction snaps up 'fierce' Freitas novel in six-figure pre-empt

HarperCollins’ Martha Ashby has snapped up a novel about "women’s bodily autonomy, motherhood and societal expectations" from American author and Publishers Weekly reviewer Donna Freitas in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 18:53:46 UTC ]
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Edwidge Danticat Returns to Haiti In New Stories

The Haitian American author's new collection, 'Everything Inside,' explores the ethereal and urgent influence of Haiti on its stories’ characters. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates has some summer reading recommendations for you

Wondering which books you should bring to the beach this summer? Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist and unrepentant book nerd, has some suggestions for you. Gates recommended five books he's enjoyed on his blog on Monday, including a Booker Prize-winning novel by an American... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has become the second American author to win the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports: Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined

As an American author and her Russian publisher reveal, literary censorship is ongoing, and reports indicate that Moscow is increasing its efforts. The post Reports: Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty: First American author to win Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty's book 'Sellout' tells the story of an African-American who attempts to bring back segregation and slavery. The novel had previously won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Beatty Wins 2016 Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty has won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for 'The Sellout,' making him the first American author to win the award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Author Victoria Aveyard Wins Prestigious German Literary Award

Victoria Aveyard, American author of ‘The Red Queen’ wins the ‘Buxtehuder Bulle,’ Germany's most renowned prize for young people’s literature. The post US Author Victoria Aveyard Wins Prestigious German Literary Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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