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Summer Reading BSuggestions

A book for “White Lotus” fans, a coming-of-age story in the Canary Islands, Werner Herzog’s debut novel (yes, it’s grim) and more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-21 09:00:17 UTC ]
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A Portrait of an Angry Young Woman Set in Contemporary India

Naheed Phiroze Patel’s debut novel Mirror Made of Rain follows Noomi Wadia, an indignant young woman raised in a Parsi family in India, through a world that is keen to control women and safeguard long-established pecking orders. Since her childhood, Noomi has had a difficult relationship with... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Probably Ruby’ offers an authentic portrait of transracial adoption

Lisa Bird-Wilson's debut novel revolves around a Métis girl adopted by a White family. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-10 22:14:37 UTC ]
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Bud Smith on the Quintessential “Road Trip” Novel

Okay here we go. I’m about to get in my car and drive 14 hours. Rae has picked out twenty albums for us to listen to. All this driving is because my debut novel Teenager is coming out. I have to drive around America a little bit and read it to some nice people. Fittingly, […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-10 08:52:01 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Edition: The UK’s Branford Boase Award 2022 Shortlist

The Branford Boase program annually awards a debut novel for children–and the winning author's editor is honored, too. The post Children’s Books Edition: The UK’s Branford Boase Award 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-06 19:55:39 UTC ]
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‘Kaikeyi’ gives ‘The Ramayana’s’ villainous stepmother a closer look

Vaishnavi Patel’s debut novel is a powerful, feminist retelling of the epic from the vilified queen’s point of view. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-26 12:19:32 UTC ]
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A Murder in the Red Light District Sparks a Reckoning of Power and Injustice in Lahore

Aamina Ahmad’s debut novel The Return of Faraz Ali begins with a moment of no return. Born and raised in Lahore’s old city, the young Faraz is forced to leave behind his mother and his sister Rozina. It isn’t until Faraz is an adult in 1968 working as a policeman, that he goes back to […] The... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Four Treasures of the Sky,’ by Jenny Tinghui Zhang

A debut novel traces a young Chinese woman’s coming-of-age: abandoned, trafficked — and posing as a man. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-03 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Falling in Love Is Hard When You’re the Guardian of the Dead

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo’s debut novel When We Were Birds begins in the time before time and follows the uneasy truce between the living and the dead. Cigarettes are offered, liquor is poured, prayers are said, all in the hope that the buried stay buried. This is the story of Yejide, a young woman who... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 04, 2022

Riverhead buys a debut novel about a Georgian father and son fleeing the Russian occupation of South Ossetia in 2008, Joe Abercrombie sells a new trilogy to Tor, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of March 21, 2022

Berkley buys a debut novel about a mother’s journey across the Caribbean, SJP Lit makes its first acquisition, Kristen Martin sells a book about orphanhood to Bold Type, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Exclusive cover reveal: Laura Warrell’s Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Laura Warrell’s debut novel Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm, which will be published by Pantheon in fall 2022. Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm follows Circus Palmer, a forty-year-old Boston-based trumpet player and old-school ladies’ man, who lives for his music... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-03 15:00:48 UTC ]
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Omar Sakr's 'epic, stunningly dirty' debut novel challenges macho heterosexual myths of Arab-Australian culture

The lives of queer Arab-Australian boys and men are vividly inhabited in award-winning poet Omar Sakr’s darkly comic debut novel, set in Western Sydney. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-02-28 19:12:38 UTC ]
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Announcing The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

Photo credit: Nigel DaviesSunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award marks the 30th anniversary with one of it's most decorated shortlists to date:• Irish novelist Megan Nolan for her darkly funny debut novel Acts of Desperation;• US-based writer Anna Beecher for her novel... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2022-02-16 14:40:41 UTC ]
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Toronto author's bestselling novel The Maid started as an idea on a napkin

Canadian author Nita Prose's debut novel The Maid became a New York Times and Canadian bestseller just a few weeks after its release on January 4.  Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-02-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: A debut novel of love and privilege that's made for TV

Coco Mellors' 'Cleopatra and Frankenstein' evokes a rich universe in multiple senses, but it feels engineered for a Netflix adaptation. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-04 14:00:54 UTC ]
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On The Lost Daughter, Vladimir, and What Happens When Women Have Had Enough

Early in Julia May Jonas’s searing debut novel Vladimir, the unnamed narrator, an “oldish white woman in her late fifties (the identity I am burdened with publicly presenting, to my general embarrassment)” finds herself in the last place anyone wants to be—a faculty meeting of a small New... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-02 09:50:43 UTC ]
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Review: The predator's wife: A dark debut novel with a #MeToo gender twist

Julia May Jonas' "Vladimir" is a thrilling "Lolita" update in which the deliciously wicked narrator is not the male abuser but his wife. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-01 14:00:41 UTC ]
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‘The Violin Conspiracy’ Is a Musical Thriller With Some Unexpected Notes

Brendan Slocumb’s debut novel is a musical bildungsroman cleverly contained within a literary thriller. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-01 10:00:07 UTC ]
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7 Novels About Family Curses

I have always held a keen interest toward the processes of myth formation and how beliefs about family identity are handed down through generations. My debut novel Defenestrate tells the story of a family in the midst of reckoning with superstition and inheritance, the long-held beliefs that can... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-01-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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