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Alka Joshi on the Surprise of Becoming a Debut Novelist at 62

Alka Joshi’s debut novel, The Henna Artist, is taking the literary world by storm. On The Literary Life, she talks with Mitchell Kaplan about the small leap from writing ad copy to writing a novel, how both her mother and mother-in-law informed her protagonist, and the joy she’s deriving from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:47:09 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Usborne dominates Branford Boase shortlist

Usborne publishes four of the seven titles on the shortlist for this year’s Branford Boase Award for a debut novelist and their editor, including titles by Sophie Anderson and Matt Killeen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award for Young People's Literature longlist announced

The National Book Foundation on Monday announced the 10 books longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The list includes a previous National Book Award winner, M.T. Anderson; a three-time Newberry honoree, Gary Paulsen; a debut novelist, Ali Benjamin; Angeleno... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are these 'daring' books on your reading list?

This year's Baileys Prize hopefuls include one debut novelist and a previous winner. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of January 9, 2017

Andrews McMeel picks up a collaborative poetry book, Kensington signs a domestic thriller by Joseph Souza, Berkley nabs two books by a debut novelist, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Amy Stewart - Gardening Expert to Debut Novelist

When gardening writer Amy Stewart was researching The Drunken Botanist (Algonquin, 2013), about the intersection of botany and booze, she came across Henry Kaufman, a gin smuggler from a hundred years ago. Although she hasn't been able to verify that he's the same Kaufman who ran a silk-dyeing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins auction for Marsh debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two books by a debut novelist at auction. Francesca Best, commissioning editor at Hodder, bought world rights to My Everything and one other novel by Katie Marsh from Hannah Ferguson at the Hardman & Swainson Agency. My Everything is about Hannah, an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs debut trilogy from Cho

Pan Macmillan has acquired a trilogy by a debut novelist. Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Sorcerer to the Crown and its two sequels by Zen Cho from Penguin US. Sorcerer to the Crown follows Zacharias Wythe, England's first African Sorcerer Royal, as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Courtney Collins: On Her Way Up from Down Under

“A magic carpet ride” is how Courtney Collins describes her experience as a debut novelist. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut novelist wins Goldsmiths prize

A debut novelist who spent nine years trying to get her first book published is rewarded for her persistence with a £10,000 literary prize for original fiction. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key buys debut trilogy

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:30 Hot Key Books has bought a trilogy by a debut novelist for a "strong advance", with the three books focusing on a young boy whose life changes when his virtual-reality prowess is discovered. Managing director Sarah... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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