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Monsters for President: Maria Dahvana Headley on Modern Mythmaking

In this week’s episode of Fiction/Non/Fiction, co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan talk to #1 New York Times best-selling author Maria Dahvana Headley about the modern-day relevance of the epic poem Beowulf. She talks about her new translation of the ancient text, and illuminates... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-05 09:48:20 UTC ]
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Writing with a Humble Pen: A Conversation with Tayari Jones, by Avery Holmes

Interviews Photo by Beowulf Sheehan / Courtesy of www.tayarijones.com Tayari Jones is a New York Times best-selling author from Atlanta, Georgia. Her most recent novel, An American Marriage, won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Jones has been... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-22 14:14:35 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: The latest 'Little Brother' is a stark cybersecurity thriller

Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus “w1n5t0n” Yallow to the world in the original Little Brother (which you can still read for free right here). The story follows the talented teenage... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-10-17 15:30:50 UTC ]
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The Back Story Behind ‘Transcendent Kingdom’: Yaa Gyasi Is a Solid Friend

Loyalty spurred the best-selling author to visit a neuroscientist’s lab. What she saw there inspired her next narrator. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-17 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Stephenie Meyer Is Telling Edward’s Story, Even if It Makes Her Anxious

The best-selling author talks about her latest book, “Midnight Sun,” which retells “Twilight” from the vampire’s perspective. Why now? “Because I finished it,” she says. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-03 09:00:19 UTC ]
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This mundane task taught me the most powerful productivity hack

Podcast host and best-selling author Pat Flynn explains three reasons why a common productivity practice actually doesn’t work. Years ago, when my wife, April, and I were getting married, we decided to DIY our wedding invitations to cut down on cost. What I didn’t know at the time was that this... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-23 05:00:48 UTC ]
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Learn to Write Fiction

It’s time to stop talking about writing and write. The best-selling author of “Prep” and “Rodham” offers a plan. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-18 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Want to Be in Stacey Abrams’s Book Club? Sorry, It’s Family Only.

The best-selling author and former minority leader for the Georgia House of Representatives has a lot going on, but she still makes time for fiction. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-25 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Beatriz Williams at Home in Lyme, Conn.

For the best-selling author Beatriz Williams, home is a 200-year-old house in Lyme, Conn., with lots of bookshelves and antique furniture. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 13:00:42 UTC ]
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A Historical Novelist’s Decorating Scheme: ‘Books and Dog Hair’

For the best-selling author Beatriz Williams, home is a 200-year-old house in Lyme, Conn., with lots of bookshelves and antique furniture. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 13:00:42 UTC ]
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Samantha Irby Thinks Most People Suck But She Still Wants to Be Your Friend

New York Times best-selling author Samantha Irby may have become a household name (in certain households, anyway) following the massive success of her 2017 essay collection, We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, but I fell in love with her hilariously funny and shamelessly honest work on her blog,... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Anand Giridharadas wanted a gritty current affairs show on Vice TV. He got it

The best-selling author debuts ‘Seat at the Table’ tonight with guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez amid the looming threat of media layoffs. When author Anand Giridharadas started talking with Vice TV in early March about hosting a new primetime show that would riff on current events, he knew he... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-22 07:00:32 UTC ]
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‘We’re just doing our best to adapt’: Emma Straub on running an indie bookstore amid coronavirus

The best-selling author and co-owner of Books Are Magic discusses how her store is weathering the crisis while supporting writers, staff, and other bookstores. For years, independent bookstores fought to stay in business in the face of big box stores and Amazon’s unstoppable growth. Now, they... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-10 10:30:03 UTC ]
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Jen Gotch Is Not a Therapist, but She Knows How to Cope

The retail guru and best-selling author of “The Upside of Being Down” shares practical advice for readers and ruminators. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-09 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds asked his Twitter followers if they needed groceries. A flood of requests sparked an outpouring of generosity.

“It’s been a reminder that people are inherently good,” the best-selling author said. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-03 20:34:59 UTC ]
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Author James Patterson Funding Drive To Save Indie Booksellers

On Thursday, the best-selling author pledged $500,000 to a new campaign: #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-02 20:17:14 UTC ]
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Clive Cussler, Best-Selling Author and Adventurer, Is Dead at 88

His literary fantasies and larger-than-life exploits swirled together for decades. He wrote some 70 books, selling no fewer than 100 million copies, and located scores of shipwrecks. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-26 17:57:43 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
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Dead air in Iowa

Last week, Lyz Lenz, a journalist and writer who lives in Iowa, predicted that the state’s caucuses “are going to be a f*cking nightmare.” In a piece for Gen, Lenz (who also contributes regularly to CJR) wrote that the caucuses are inaccessible at the best of times, and that state Democrats’... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-02-04 13:11:10 UTC ]
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