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Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore cancels U.S. book tour due to 'debilitating' health issue

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth revealed a longtime health condition had ended his book tour plans: 'This news is utterly distressing. ... [M]y memoir, 'Sonic Life,' means so much to me.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-12 00:21:43 UTC ]
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How Katie Porter's book tour became part of her quasi-national Senate campaign

Since releasing a book earlier this month, Rep. Katie Porter has been everywhere trying to pump sales. The tour has had the added effect of boosting her U.S. Senate bid. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-02 12:00:49 UTC ]
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Novelist Celeste Ng: ‘There was a period when I thought I’d never write again’

The award-winning author on how Trump, Covid and anti-Asian rhetoric inspired her latest novel, digging her way out of ‘post-book fatigue’, and learning to touch type using UlyssesCeleste Ng, 42, is the award-winning author of three novels, including Little Fires Everywhere, which was made into... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-22 17:00:15 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: December 12-16, 2022

Behold the 103 best book covers of the year, as picked by the experts. | Lit Hub How much pain should we tolerate for publicity? Or, when your book tour is interrupted by a near-death experience. | Lit Hub Memoir How Paul McCartney responded to the Beatles’ slow but inevitable disintegration.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-17 11:30:31 UTC ]
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When Your Book Tour is Interrupted by a Near-Death Experience

I was halfway through my book tour when the pain started. Sharp, but strangely light; like the nub of a feather lodged in my right side. Must be all that signing with my right hand, I joked to my husband, who was traveling with me, along with our two dogs. A six-week book tour of […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-12 09:54:19 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: August 01, 2022

Isaac Fitzgerald's book tour takes a cross-country jaunt from 'Dirtbag, Massachusetts,' #9 on our hardcover nonfiction list. Plus 'The World's Worst Assistant,' Sona Movsesian, lands at #10 on that list, and the Netflix adaptation of Mark Greaney's 'The Gray Man' premieres. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare Thoughts on Writing From Cormac McCarthy in This Unlikely Interview

Knopf announced March 8 that it will publish two novels by Cormac McCarthy this fall, his first in 16 years, but don’t expect a book tour. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author lives an entirely private life. “He doesn’t give interviews, doesn’t give lectures, and doesn’t do book signings,” Michael... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-15 08:55:34 UTC ]
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Ann Patchett on why she isn't doing a conventional book tour — possibly ever again

Bestselling author Ann Patchett talks about book tours, Tom Hanks and 'These Precious Days,' her new book of essays. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-23 14:00:12 UTC ]
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Michael Caine is (maybe) retiring from acting . . . to be a writer!

On Friday, Michael Caine appeared on the BBC radio program “Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review,” to talk about his new film Best Sellers, in which he plays a cranky, alcoholic novelist who goes on a book tour with his publisher, played by Aubrey Plaza, who is trying to save the company. (Reviews are... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-18 14:00:04 UTC ]
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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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It is once again time to kill for future Texas governor Matthew McConaughey.

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that Austin’s (Lincoln-drivin’, Wild Turkey-suppin’, Longhorns-boostin’, emergency-broadcastin’, naked bongo-playin’, UT professorin’) favorite son, Matthew David McConaughey, is actually a far busier man than his famously laid-back public persona... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 18:40:38 UTC ]
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Long live the book tour

The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours­—and shares a tale or two of tours past... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 14:25:21 UTC ]
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The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox?

We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox. The Ready Player Two promotional event will start with a Q&A... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 18:01:53 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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Domestic Violence is a Public Health Issue

On June 7, 2019, I got off a plane to a frantic voice mail from my friend, Michelle. I was in the middle of the book tour for No Visible Bruises, with people spilling out their stories of domestic violence to me in book signing lines; I had come to both love and dread these […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 08:48:03 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama reigns supreme

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has returned to the Audible weekly chart number one, after the Netflix docuentary following her book tour dropped. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 01:46:08 UTC ]
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Netflix to release documentary centred on Michelle Obama's book tour

Following the publication of Michelle Obama's autobiography Becoming (Viking) in 2018, Netflix is releasing a documentary film of the same name, directed by Nadia Hallgren. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 03:41:08 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama 'Becoming' documentary is a surprise new Netflix release

A documentary chronicling former First Lady Michelle Obama's book tour for her bestselling memoir, "Becoming," is coming to Netflix next month. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-27 17:00:12 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 23, 2020

Rebecca Solnit: Life inside this strange new fairytale doesn’t have to be lonely. | Lit Hub “The most detrimental book in existence,” and more one-star Amazon reviews of… the dictionary. | Lit Hub “How could I know how precious that hug would feel weeks later.” Gabriel Bump on a book tour in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 10:30:13 UTC ]
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Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown

The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain's coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting. The post Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-09 14:00:21 UTC ]
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