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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on lockdown reading: more than escapism | Editorial

It’s no surprise that people read a lot when stuck at home. But novels are more than a way to kill timeIt’s no surprise that keen readers have looked to books for historical analogues or literary insights into the coronavirus outbreak. Sales of the English translation of Albert Camus’s 1947... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-19 17:25:44 UTC ]
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'Honey in the Carcase' is Josip Novakovich's darkest and, somehow, most hopeful book yet

Only a few dozen writers have had careers estimable enough to have been nominated for the International Man Booker Prize, an award something like a cooler Nobel. Think Don DeLillo. Lydia Davis. Philip Roth. Joyce Carol Oates. Among the nominees in 2013 was the Croatian-born Josip Novakovich, who... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 16, 2016

Don DeLillo’s ‘Zero K’ debuts with the author’s best first-week sales in years. Plus Angela Duckworth, a research psychologist and 2013 MacArthur Fellow, discusses the importance of ‘Grit,’ Rick Riordan’s latest casts Apollo down from Olympus, and much more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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All book titles should be like 'Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?' | Emma Brockes

It’s bitchy, fun and avoids the worst of the publishing industry’s most recent clichesWe are at what seems like a low point in the history of book titles. Good titles are hard to find, but they make all the difference. Take Timothy Caulfield’s new book Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Literary Agent Lois Wallace, 73

In the forty years since she founded the Wallace Literary Agency, she has represented authors like William F. Buckley, Joan Didion, and Don DeLillo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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