#debut novel

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The Impossible Exercise of Interviewing Leonora Carrington

Heidi Sopinka’s debut novel The Dictionary of Animal Languages is the deceptively gentle tale of the aging artist Ivory Frame, whose character and life are based, both loosely and closely, in alternation, on Leonora Carrington. In fact, Sopinka was struggling to write the book—struggling to get... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-13 09:48:01 UTC ]
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Such a Fun Age Satirizes the White Pursuit of Wokeness

Kiley Reid’s debut novel is a funny, fast-paced, empathetic examination of privilege in America. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-01-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The Long Tail of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

Delia Owens’s debut novel has sold more than four million copies — an astonishing trajectory for any new writer, much less for a 70-year-old wildlife scientist. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-21 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Considering Darryl Pinckney and Authenticity

This week, Lauretta Charlton reviews Darryl Pinckney’s collection of essays “Busted in New York.” In 1992, Edmund White wrote for the Book Review about “High Cotton,” Pinckney’s debut novel about a young black man coming of age. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Debut Novel By A Queer Author

Find a new author to follow or the first book your fave wrote with this list of debut novels by queer authors for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:31:50 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – December 2019

Text Me When You Get Home: the Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen SchaeferIt’s a non-fiction book about the change in perspective around female friendship over the last few years, featuring interviews with a huge range of people including Judy Blume. The book looks at... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-12-17 09:49:28 UTC ]
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‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin

Today, we present an excerpt from a debut novel that earned praise from Victor LaValle, who called it a "gripping and moving book." The post ‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-10 19:30:59 UTC ]
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Tramp Press bags 'stunning' Bourke debut

Tramp Press has bagged the “stunning” debut novel from Irish writer Niall Bourke. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 16:27:30 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury scoops McMullan’s debut novel

Bloomsbury will publish journalist Thomas McMullan’s debut novel The Last Good Man in November 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 21:48:31 UTC ]
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Legend bags 'stunning' debut from Mustafah

Legend Press has bagged Sahar Mustafah’s "stunning" debut novel charting the background to a shooting at an Islamic school in Chicago. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 17:48:49 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Elaine Feeney's first novel at auction

Irish poet Elaine Feeney’s "dazzlingly inventive" debut novel As You Were will be published by Harvill Secker following an auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 15:33:42 UTC ]
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A Restless Housewife, a Closeted Vagabond, and Lady Luck

From the title, you might think that On Swift Horses is about cowboys, horse wrangling, rural landscapes—and you wouldn’t be entirely wrong. Shannon Pufahl’s debut novel explores wide-open spaces and how people navigate them in a post-Depression, post-World War II, Baby Boomer era in Southern... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins Canada’s prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel.

Ian Williams, winner of this year’s $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction, began his acceptance speech Monday night with an emotional tribute. “Margaret Atwood over there is the first book I bought with my own money at a bookstore in Brampton,” he told the audience.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 20:30:03 UTC ]
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Interview With Beth O’Leary, Author of WHSmith 2019 Fiction Book of the Year

Congratulations to Beth O'Leary! Her debut novel The Flatshare was recently announced as 2019 Fiction Book of the Year by the British retailer WHSmith—an honor previously bestowed on books such as Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Girl on the Train by Paula... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-11-19 11:00:22 UTC ]
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Jessie Cave's debut novel goes to Welbeck

Welbeck Publishing Group has snapped up actor, comedian and memoirist Jessie Cave's debut novel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 09:56:37 UTC ]
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Pushkin lands Elena Medal's 'exceptional debut'

Pushkin Press will publish a debut novel by "the next great literary voice in Spain", Elena Medel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 09:03:50 UTC ]
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'Awful and fabulous': the madness of Flowers in the Attic

Forty years ago, VC Andrews’ novel about incest, rape and murder-by-doughnut was declared ‘deranged swill’, but new books under her name still sell. Why?Forty years ago this month, Flowers in the Attic, the debut novel of one VC Andrews was published. A review in the Washington Post didn’t mince... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-14 14:02:15 UTC ]
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Arrow snaps up Paula Greenlees Singapore-based debut in two-book deal

Arrow will publish a "breathtaking" debut novel by Paula Greenlees, inspired by the three years she lived in Singapore. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:37:40 UTC ]
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Love, Sex and Atom Bombs in a Debut Novel of the American West

Shannon Pufahl’s “On Swift Horses” weaves an entanglement of attractions in postwar California. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-05 10:00:10 UTC ]
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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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