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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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John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book Megatrends was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92 Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-04-10 13:18:30 UTC ]
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The Headless Woman: On Susan Taubes and Clarice Lispector

“DER LETZTE TANZ” (“The Last Dance”) — a story by Hungarian American author Susan Taubes written in German and published posthumously — tells the story of Mary Ann, a young girl who has an on-and-off love affair with a man she calls Death. He visits her in dreams, for the first time at the age... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-26 16:00:55 UTC ]
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Aries signs 'compulsive' thriller Every Last Fear

Head of Zeus' Aries imprint has signed a two-book deal with American author Alex Finlay, including a book following a family made infamous after the airing of a true crime documentary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 14:50:51 UTC ]
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Angry Robot picks up Pratt's Kickstarter novella collection

Angry Robot has acquired its first novella collection from Hugo Award-winning American author Tim Pratt after seeing the author's Kickstarter campaign for the project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 22:12:51 UTC ]
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Raven Leilani | 'I wanted to write a story about a young black woman who is unvarnished on the page'

"The first time we have sex, we are both fully clothed, at our desks during working hours, bathed in blue computer light.” So begins Luster, the extraordinary début novel from American author Raven Leilani, which has caused a sensation in the US and deserves to do the same here. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:03:04 UTC ]
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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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