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Writing a Saudi American Novel When No One Has Done It Before

Before I spotted Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia on the shelves of a Borders bookstore near my Pennsylvania college, I had never seen a book about a Saudi woman before. Princess, according to its book jacket, which featured a fully veiled woman in high heels, was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 09:48:19 UTC ]
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Why are middle-aged women invisible on book covers? | Alison Flood

Even when they’re central to the story, women over 40 are getting pushed to one side when it’s time to design the book jacketHere’s a challenge for you: find a book jacket that features an image of a woman over 40. My own hunt – as yet unsuccessful – was prompted by the actor and novelist... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When A Book Cover Judges You

Dutch designer Thijs Biersteker has come up with a book jacket that will only open when a prospective reader shows the right facial expression. The post When A Book Cover Judges You appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Private “I”

Robert Galbraith, who is really J.K. Rowling, caps his debut mystery novel, which is really her ninth book, by channeling Alfred, Lord Tennyson. “I am become a name,” thinks the private eye Cormoran Strike to himself when the case is solved, quoting Tennyson’s “Ulysses.” Strike’s right—he is... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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