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On the Biggest Collection of Fantasy Tales Since WWII

Fantasy, like any form of fiction or mode of fiction, can contain multitudes. At least, that is what we found when researching and compiling The Big Book of Modern Fantasy. In one sense, our task was made easier by the sheer immensity of the project: at 500,000 words, our anthology is the single... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-21 08:48:17 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer on Fantasy’s Influence on Today’s Literature

At Electric Literature, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer take a look at fantasy’s impact on comtemporary pop culture, in their introduction to the new collection, The Big Book of Modern Fantasy. “Fantasy becomes something of use to a writer to make a political or social statement,” they write. “It’s not... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-07-20 20:30:05 UTC ]
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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Midst of a Downturn, Naturally, Danny Seo Closes Its Biggest Print Issue Ever

Most consumer magazine publishers may be forecasting declines in print advertising revenue during the second quarter as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Danny Seo isn't one of them. The editor-in-chief and publisher of the eponymous Naturally, Danny Seo—a quarterly, clean living-focused... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-12 17:49:02 UTC ]
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Free and Cheap Live Poetry Events You Can Watch Online

For poets, springtime is especially sacred. With big book releases, National Poetry Month, and the conclusion of the slam season, there is so much for readers and writers to look forward to. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve seen readings canceled, book tours halted and budgets slashed.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Edwards-Jones launches Great Big Book Club

Author Imogen Edwards-Jones and friends have launched the online Great Big Book Club featuring author interviews, book reviews and a series of “Lockdown Lunches”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 10:03:35 UTC ]
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Evaristo, Webb and Gaiman join BBC Arts Big Book Weekend

Bernardine Evaristo, Robert Webb and Neil Gaiman are among the line-up for the Big Book Weekend, a three-day virtual festival broadcast by BBC Arts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-25 10:45:46 UTC ]
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Killing Eve writer Jennings joins Big Book Weekend

Luke Jennings, author of the Villanelle series (John Murray), and Adam Kucharski, author of The Rules of Contagion (Wellcome Collection), are among the names joining The Big Book Weekend virtual festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 23:52:40 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter at Home to the National Shelf Service: bookish fun for the lockdown

An updating list of online treats from bibliophiles including JK Rowling, Simon Armitage and Lynda La Plante to entertain locked-down children and adults • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationGruffalo artist Axel Scheffler has put out a free new picture book explaining the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-09 11:04:32 UTC ]
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BBC Arts launches Culture in Quarantine with Big Books Weekend

BBC Arts has launched Culture in Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend", co-founded by Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 12:02:11 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer On Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode, taped live at the Miami Book Fair, writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing The Big Book of Classic Fantasy anthology, historical understandings of fantasy, editing beyond... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Buzz Builds for Atwood 'Handmaid's Tale' Follow-up

Author Margaret Atwood's forthcoming sequel to her bestselling novel is expected to be the big book of early fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A New View of the Fey Things: On “The Big Book of Classic Fantasy”

HEROES CARRY SWORDS. Pale women with fine blonde hair are chosen for a special fate. Ugly sub-humans, often dark-skinned, offer diabolical bargains or, in an indistinguishable horde, hang out until the good guys stab them to death. Evildoers crave power, and the good reliably shrink from it.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-10 12:30:59 UTC ]
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Biteback bags Big Book of Boris from Dale

Biteback Publishing has bagged a book by its founder and broadcaster Iain Dale with radio producer Jakob Szweda, containing some of Boris Johnson’s most memorable quotes and gaffes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 08:28:28 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 15, 2019

Pamela Dorman pays up for a debut novel by a former publicity director at Penguin Books Canada, and Princeton University Press lands a big book on the gender pay gap in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Jeff and Ann VanderMeer picked stories for their new Big Book of Classic Fantasy.

Imagine being ushered into a vast and palatial room on a sumptuous estate to rival Versailles… and before you, across a golden table, lies a smorgasbord of delights. A banquet fit for a king, a queen, or even an emperor. As you gaze upon this wonder, you’re told you may eat only one meal from […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-02 19:16:57 UTC ]
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2 Big Book and Magazine Printers Face Suit to Block Their Merger

The U.S. Justice Department is suing to stop the proposed $1.4 billion deal between Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications on antitrust grounds. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-24 16:52:47 UTC ]
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HarperCollins marks 'biggest ever' retail showcase with Slater, Baddiel and Chevalier

HarperCollins welcomed 240 people to its “biggest ever” ‘Big Book’ event aimed at retailers, featuring authors such as David Baddiel, Tracy Chevalier and Nigel Slater. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Boot’s ‘Corrosion of Conservatism’: Big Book for WW Norton at Frankfurt

'It's hard to keep up with Trump's outrages,' says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release. The post Max Boot’s ‘Corrosion of Conservatism’: Big Book for WW Norton at Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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