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Tom Hanks announces ‘wildly ambitious’ first novel

The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece spans 80 years and is said to be ‘thoughtful, poignant and hugely entertaining’Oscar winner Tom Hanks’s debut novel has been announced, and is due out next year. The book, Hanks’s second foray into fiction – he published a short story collection... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-27 14:01:40 UTC ]
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Review: The follow-up to Namwali Serpell's debut novel is less grand — and better for it

Critics raved over 'The Old Drift,' Namwali Serpell's epic debut novel. Our critic prefers her more difficult, intimate follow-up, 'The Furrows.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-09-27 13:00:37 UTC ]
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Recommended reading: Hilary Mantel’s review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel.

By the time I read Hilary Mantel’s 1996 review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum in the London Review of Books, the novel had been a favorite of mine for over a decade. My mother gave me the book when I was in high school—both of us entirely unaware of […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-23 14:57:31 UTC ]
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There’s No Place Like Grandma’s Abandoned Island

Meghan Gilliss’ debut novel Lungfish follows Tuck, her husband Paul, and their toddler Agnes as they all squat on Tuck’s dead grandmother’s island in the Gulf of Maine after running out of money. While Paul undergoes substance withdrawal in the rustic house, Tuck and Agnes survive on whatever... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-09-13 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 12, 2022

Angela Merkel’s memoir goes to St Martin’s, Berkley buys a debut novel by a former American Ballet Theatre ballerina, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Comics icon Grant Morrison's debut novel is a marvel of Oedipal camp

'Luda,' debut novel by veteran comics writer Grant Morrison, is a camp spectacular in which patriarchy is defined as a kind of magical Oedipal drag. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-09-02 15:30:56 UTC ]
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Ashley Flowers Loves an Airport Bookstore

When the “Crime Junkie” co-host’s debut novel came out, it didn’t seem real until she signed copies to the sound of boarding announcements. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-01 19:00:31 UTC ]
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Lust, Rivalry, and Ambition Culminate in a Betrayal at an Elite Art School 

Set on the idyllic New England campus of an elite art school called Wrynn, and situated against the backdrop of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Antonia Angress’ debut novel Sirens & Muses is an exemplary depiction of what can occur at the intersection of art and adolescence. This... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-09-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Tess Gunty has won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize.

Congratulations to Tess Gunty, whose critically acclaimed debut novel The Rabbit Hutch has just won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize. The novel (about four teenagers—recently aged out of the state foster-care system—living together in an apartment building in the post-industrial... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-26 15:48:11 UTC ]
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Who Committed the Murder in Apartment C4?

Tess Gunty’s debut novel The Rabbit Hutch follows the inhabitants of a low-income housing complex, called the Rabbit Hutch, in Vacca Vale, Indiana. It’s a loud novel, full of many voices, since there are many inhabitants of the Rabbit Hutch, some of whom we know by apartment number and some by... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-18 11:00:00 UTC ]
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From child gossip columnist to acclaimed author: K-Ming Chang’s search for the truth

The 24-year-old’s debut novel Bestiary gained plaudits in 2020. Now her love of fairy tales and queer literature has led to a collection of short storiesK-Ming Chang’s origins as a writer can be traced back to when she was approximately eight years old. At school in California, she would amuse... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-17 08:32:12 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Paul,’ by Daisy LaFarge

A debut novel views a middle-aged organic farmer through the eyes of a 21-year-old woman he preys upon. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-15 19:37:36 UTC ]
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The Actual American Dream Isn’t on the Magazine Covers

Sneha, the 22-year-old protagonist of Sarah Thankam Mathews’ debut novel All This Could Be Different, is the dutiful immigrant daughter. Despite the long recession, she bagged a corporate job right after college, and a free apartment in Brewers Hill, Milwaukee. She regularly sends money home to... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Club Picks for August 2022

The latest from Jamie Ford, a debut novel by Anthony Marra, and two Jane Austen classics are among the titles selected by book clubs across the country for the month of August. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Do Powerful Men Become When They Sit Down at Home?

Taymour Soomro’s debut novel Other Names for Love begins with a son flinching at the sound of his father’s voice. Sixteen-year-old Fahad has been ordered to spend the summer with Rafik, his authoritarian father who manages their family farm in Sindh, Pakistan. It’s on the train ride there that... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-02 11:00:00 UTC ]
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White Capitalism is Destroying My Neighborhood

Gentrification takes center stage in Cleyvis Natera’s debut novel Neruda on the Park, which follows the different reactions the members of the Guerrero family have to the impending redevelopment of their predominantly Dominican New York City neighborhood.When a neighboring tenement is demolished... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-07-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking Back, Was I The Idiot?

Before we begin, I must confess to my bias. I am not an objective reader, so in some ways I have already failed. A few months before I read Elif Batuman’s debut novel The Idiot, I had a conversation with a friend that unlocked a safe in my brain. After, there was nowhere I could […] The post... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-07-19 11:05:00 UTC ]
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Where Life Lives On

An excerpt from Tess Gunty's debut novel The Rabbit Hutch. The post Where Life Lives On appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2022-07-19 10:43:28 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Nightcrawling,’ by Leila Mottley

Leila Mottley’s debut novel about a teenager’s serial abuse is based on a true story. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-07 09:00:12 UTC ]
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Podcast | Tice Cin

‘Careful when you turn your eyes towards someone, you allow them the chance to turn theirs on you.’ Tice Cin on her debut novel Keeping the House. The post Podcast | Tice Cin appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

[ Granta | 2022-06-03 13:00:57 UTC ]
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