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Book Deals: Week of May 6, 2024

Hachette lands a blockbuster new memoir by Priscilla Presley, Ballantine signs a new book from bestselling British author Eve Chase, and more Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shopaholic author Sophie Kinsella reveals aggressive brain cancer diagnosis

Best-selling British author Sophie Kinsella announced Wednesday that she has glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2024-04-17 17:16:17 UTC ]
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Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse Books in Order

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) The British author Colin Dexter (1930-2017) is responsible for creating one of the most iconic fictional detectives: Endeavour Morse, known to millions around the world as ‘Inspector Morse’ (although Morse was always, in fact, already a Chief... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2024-02-28 15:00:05 UTC ]
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‘Take my money’: fans react to news of Keanu Reeves book collaboration

Novel with author China Miéville thrills everyone from ardent followers to big publishersPenguin is cock-a-hoop, and Waterstones, tweeting the latest literary news, uncovered multiple gifs on a theme I’d never encountered before: “Take my money”. Please, begged the fan army, take my money and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-12 17:38:10 UTC ]
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Holly Jackson’s Maximization of Google Maps

In her “A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder” series and “Five Survive,” this British author makes herself at home on the East Coast. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-01-04 10:01:46 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of ‘The Moth’ by H. G. Wells

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘The Moth’ is a short story by the British author H. G. Wells (1866-1946), published in his 1895 collection The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents. The tale might be regarded as a variation on the ‘ambiguous ghost story’ in that we as readers cannot... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-12-18 15:00:00 UTC ]
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A.S. Byatt, British writer and author of Booker Prize-winning 'Possession,' dies at 87

British author A.S. Byatt, who was known for award-winning works including 'Possession' and 'The Children's Book,' has died. She was 87. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-17 17:18:21 UTC ]
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A. S. Byatt, author of Possession, has died at the age of 87.

Celebrated British author A.S. Byatt—a scholar and novelist whose 1990 novel, Possession, won the Booker Prize and brought her international renown—has died at the age of 87. A statement released this morning by her longtime UK publisher, Chatto & Windus, reports that Byatt “died peacefully... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-17 16:46:10 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of J. G. Ballard’s ‘Motel Architecture’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘Motel Architecture’ is not one of the best-known short stories of the British author J. G. Ballard (1930-2009), but it’s one of his most prescient. And this is an author who anticipated everything from Ronald Reagan becoming US President (in the... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-11-03 15:00:16 UTC ]
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Bonnie Garmus wrote 'Lessons in Chemistry.' She learned the formula for TV would bring changes

The British author discusses having her bestselling book adapted for an Apple TV+ series starring Brie Larson: "It's different from my vision, but it doesn't mean that it's not as good at all." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-31 10:00:32 UTC ]
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Read the first reviews of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea.

In 1966, after more than a quarter century in obscurity, the Dominica-born British author Jean Rhys published what is now considered to be her masterpiece. Wide Sargasso Sea is an astonishing, hallucinatory fantasy about the early life, and eventual psychological disintegration, of the first... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-24 12:59:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of J. G. Ballard’s ‘The 60 Minute Zoom’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘The 60 Minute Zoom’, a 1976 short story by the British author J. G. Ballard (1930-2009), belongs to his middle period, when he was becoming more interested in the psychology of the camera eye and the relationship between sex and videotape (‘lies’... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-08-03 14:00:00 UTC ]
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London Public Library refuses to rent space to event featuring author of How Woke Won

The London Public Library in southwestern Ontario is standing by its decision to block The Society for Academic Freedom from holding an event featuring controversial British author Joanna Williams. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-05-18 08:00:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Angela Carter’s ‘Wolf-Alice’

‘Wolf-Alice’ is a short story from The Bloody Chamber, the 1979 collection of modern fairy tales written by the British author Angela Carter (1940-92). The story tells of a girl raised by wolves who goes to live with a Duke who is a werewolf. You can read ‘Wolf-Alice’ here before […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-03-03 15:00:49 UTC ]
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Jonathan Raban, travel writer and novelist, dies aged 80

The British author, who lived in the US, blended memoir and travelogue in books that were often inspired by the seaJonathan Raban, the British travel writer, critic and novelist known for his candid accounts of travelling the world in books such as Passage to Juneau and Coasting, has died aged... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-18 08:53:25 UTC ]
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What Does a Midlife Autism Diagnosis Mean for Matt Haig?

Soon after “The Midnight Library” became a best seller, the British author learned something about himself. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-05 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70

Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-23 11:29:52 UTC ]
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Acclaimed British Author Hilary Mantel Dead At 70

Mantel was credited with reenergizing historical fiction with “Wolf Hall” and two sequels about the 16th-century English powerbroker Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-09-23 10:42:20 UTC ]
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Newly published Charles Dickens letters reveal he was ‘a bit of a diva’

Eleven previously unpublished letters will go on display at the Charles Dickens Museum in London, offering an insight into the British author's life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-30 12:42:27 UTC ]
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Mohsin Hamid To Give a Keynote Address at Frankfurt

The Pakistani British author of 'The Last White Man,' 'Exit West,' and 'Moth Smoke' gives a keynote address on October 18 at Frankfurt. The post Mohsin Hamid To Give a Keynote Address at Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-16 12:16:05 UTC ]
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