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Dolan's Exciting Times optioned for TV after 'highly competitive' auction

Black Bear Pictures has optioned Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times for television. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:51:46 UTC ]
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Latest Irish literary phenom Naoise Dolan’s Exciting Times is coming to TV.

It’s the kind of timing a publisher dreams of. Less than one week out from its U.S. release, latest Irish literary phenom Naoise Dolan’s debut novel Exciting Times (Ecco, June 2) has been optioned for TV. Yes, following a hugely successful release in the UK and Ireland back in April, when it... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-28 18:10:32 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 25, 2020

‘The Henna Artist’ Alka Joshi’s debut novel the Reese’s Book Club pick for May, debuts at #16 in hardcover fiction. Plus pair of backlist titles offering advice on coping with adversity have seen renewed interest since Covid-19 took hold in the U.S., and Scott Turow returns for ‘The Last Trial.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Latitudes of Longing: An Epic of Ghosts and Glaciers

A debut novel reminds us that the earth itself is alive, and that even in our isolation we are members of a changing world. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2020-05-19 12:00:21 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

At the beginning of 2020, well before my debut novel was published, I was invited to an evening soiree in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library – a kind of preview event for authors performing at a well-known literary festival.  I changed quickly in the toilet at the car salesroom I worked in and navigated... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 16:53:37 UTC ]
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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 09:59:14 UTC ]
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A Novel About the Absurdity of the Gig Economy

It’s fitting—maybe even a little on-the-nose—that the last book I finished on my commute to work was Hilary Leichter’s Temporary. Now that my twice-daily train ride has been indefinitely suspended alongside the commutes of millions of others, it’s tempting to claim Leichter’s debut novel is even... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-13 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Kate Milliken on Running Towards Danger

On this episode of Sheltering, Maris Kreizman talks with Kate Milliken, author of the debut novel Kept Animals, which centers on three teenage girls, a horse ranch, and the accident that changes everything. Milliken discusses the research that went into her knowledge of the Topanga Canyon biome,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-04 19:00:29 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara waltzes off with Craig Revel Horwood debut novel

“Strictly” judge Craig Revel Horwood's “fabulous” debut novel has been picked up by Michael O'Mara Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 12:35:01 UTC ]
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Welbeck to publish 'pulse-pounding and fearless' debut

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired Dark Horses, a debut novel from American author Susan Mihalic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 18:22:14 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 27, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a six-figure preempt for a debut novel by a former Marie Claire staffer and a guide to relationship texting by Facebook’s in-house shrink. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lowering into a Dark Pool: On An Yu’s “Braised Pork”

BRAISED PORK, the debut novel by An Yu, opens with an ending. A young wife walks into the bathroom to ask which accessory her husband prefers and finds him sprawled ungracefully in the tub, drowned. Next to his body is a strange drawing: a fish with the head of a man, or a man with […] The post... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-04-21 17:00:17 UTC ]
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Jessi Jezewska Stevens Goes to Some Galleries and Looks at Art

I read Jessi Jezewska Stevens’ debut novel The Exhibition of Persephone Q in a single sitting on the Sunday afternoon before the quarantine. I was magnetized not just by a great story, but one that felt uncannily timely. The novel is set in the days after 9/11, a period when America was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 08:48:14 UTC ]
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‘Love, Unscripted’ is a rom-com homage, but transcends the genre

Owen Nicholls’ debut novel is chock-full of movie references, but he delves deeply into the intricacies of maintaining a relationship. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-15 22:39:46 UTC ]
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‘Love, Unscripted’ is a rom-com homage, but transcends the genre

Owen Nicholls’ debut novel is chock-full of movie references, but he delves deeply into the intricacies of maintaining a relationship. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-15 22:39:46 UTC ]
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‘Love, Unscripted’ is a rom-com homage, but transcends the genre

Owen Nicholls’ debut novel is chock-full of movie references, but he delves deeply into the intricacies of maintaining a relationship. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-15 22:39:46 UTC ]
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For fans of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ a debut novel with a dark setting and an unforgettable heroine

Set in alternate Tudor England, “Sin Eater” by Megan Campisi is a riveting tale of female empowerment. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 06:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: ON FRAGILE WAVES By E. Lily Yu

Check out the cover for E. Lily Yu's debut novel of magic and migration, ON FRAGILE WAVES. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-14 10:35:08 UTC ]
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Reconnecting With the Past Over a Meal of ‘Braised Pork’

In this debut novel by the Chinese author An Yu, male characters propel the heroine into a journey of self-discovery. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Exciting Times

‘There was something Shakespearean about imperious men going down on you: the mighty have fallen.’ An extract from Naoise Dolan’s debut novel Exciting Times. The post Exciting Times appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2020-04-14 08:55:03 UTC ]
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