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Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body reimagines nineties adolescence—mashing up girl group series, choose-your-own-adventures, and chronicles of anorexia—in a queer and trans coming-of-age tale like no other. An interrogation of girlhood and nostalgia, dysmorphia and dysphoria, this... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-15 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Moving to New York With Little Cash but Charm to Spare

“Happy Hour,” a debut novel by Marlowe Granados, follows a pair of thrifty, stylish and nimble young women navigating the big city. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-07 09:00:04 UTC ]
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In Tokyo, a Bored Wife Seeks Excitement

Emily Itami’s debut novel asks an age-old question: Does marriage and kids mean monotony and obligation or is there room for one’s authentic self? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-07 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Transworld scoops debut novel by Unmumsy Mum in six-figure deal

Transworld has scooped a "joyful and emotional" debut novel by author and blogger Sarah Turner, also known as The Unmumsy Mum, in a six-figure, two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-26 01:27:52 UTC ]
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Review: A symphonic new story collection plays variations on New Orleans in all its masquerades

Maurice Carlos Ruffin's lauded debut novel disguised his hometown; his new short story collection, "Those Who Don't Say They Love You," faces the city head on. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-19 13:00:47 UTC ]
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Trapeze pre-empts Rothchild's 'compulsive and darkly funny' debut

Trapeze has pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights for Blood Sugar, the debut novel from Emmy-nominated screenwriter Sascha Rothchild. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 02:30:09 UTC ]
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Orbit bags Emily Tesh's 'epic and intimate' debut novel

Little, Brown science fiction and fantasy imprint Orbit has snapped up fantasy author Emily Tesh's "phenomenal" debut novel, Some Desperate Glory. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 15:24:34 UTC ]
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And Other Stories acquires West's 'grimly hilarious' debut

Independent press And Other Stories has acquired My Father’s Diet, the "sharp-fanged" debut novel from US author and translator Adrian Nathan West. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:32:44 UTC ]
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Allison & Busby bags 'haunting' debut novel from Loesch

Allison & Busby has acquired the "rich and haunting" debut novel The Porcelain Doll by Kristen Loesch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 11:30:12 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs Spencer's 'joyful' debut novel in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has signed In a New York Minute from podcaster, comedian and debut novelist Kate Spencer in a two-book deal Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 02:47:56 UTC ]
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‘Mrs. March’ Is a Housewife on the Brink. What’s Pushing Her Over the Edge?

Virginia Feito’s debut novel features a woman persuaded that her husband, a celebrated writer, has skewered her in his latest book. Is she right? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-10 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Keeping a Critical Eye on Brazil: A Conversation with Emilio Fraia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Emilio Fraia’s Sevastopol, out this summer from New Directions, is the sort of book that beguiles and dazzles in equal measure. Consisting of three disparate stories—of a mountain climber attempting to scale Mt. Everest, a mysterious loner... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-09 20:31:30 UTC ]
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‘Damnation Spring’ beautifully explores the human cost of environmental damage

Ash Davidson’s debut novel delves into the complex relationship among people who love the trees that are also their livelihood. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-02 16:47:33 UTC ]
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Notes on Craft

Poet Oli Hazzard on writing his debut novel Lorem Ipsum, which is made up of one single 50,000-word sentence. The post Notes on Craft appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2021-07-22 08:54:09 UTC ]
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The Sympathizer adaptation will star Robert Downey Jr. as all the villains.

Back in April, A24 and Rhombus Media optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being adapted into a limited... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-16 15:33:34 UTC ]
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Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award

The illustrated debut novel 'Orphans of the Tide' wins the 2021 Branford Boase Award, which honors both authors and their editors. The post Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 20:44:40 UTC ]
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If You Lived Here, You’d Be in Hell by Now

Carolyn Ferrell’s beautifully hair-raising debut novel takes readers into a house of horrors where some survivors have a better chance than others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-07 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Waterstones prize winner Elle McNicoll: ‘I never saw autistic girls in books’

The author was repeatedly told that no one wanted to read fun books with disabled heroes. Now she has won the £5,000 Waterstones children’s book prize for her debut, A Kind of SparkWhen Scottish author Elle McNicoll was first trying to enter the publishing world, she was repeatedly told that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-01 05:01:05 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 28, 2021

St. Martin’s buys a debut novel by a Bloomsbury UK assistant editor, a pair of podcasters sells a book on race to Park Row, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut power

Publishing a debut novel is never easy. 100,000 long-form works of English-language fiction are published every year and even in normal circumstances it’s a struggle to for a first-time novelist to stand out from the pack. But the last 15 or so months have been particularly trying. Full lockdown... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 22:02:54 UTC ]
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