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8 books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis

We all need a break from reality. Many of us are understandably looking for an escape these days, amid the constant onslaught of coronavirus headlines and updates. A good book can help, as long as it isn’t about pandemics. Or a dystopian future. Or being stuck inside for weeks on end.Read Full... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-25 11:30:44 UTC ]
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More than 'story, bonking, story': why you've never heard of Australia's best-selling authors

In pushing the romance genre aside, Australia’s publishing industry sent its most successful writers to pursue their careers abroadNalini Singh is trying to convince me to read a love story starring bears. The tiny author is tucked up under a huge scarf in a cafe on a freezing August day in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 22:00:54 UTC ]
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Maurice Carlos Ruffin on how his dystopian future novel reflects being black in America today

“My name doesn’t matter,” proclaims the narrator of Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s debut novel, “We Cast a Shadow.” “All you need to know is that I’m a phantom, a figment ….” The first words of Ruffin’s book seem to be a tribute to the opening of Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man,” which begins, “I am in... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nasrallah takes $50k International Prize for Arabic Fiction

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction has gone to Jordanian-Palestinian author and former refugee Ibrahim Nasrallah for his “masterful” rendering of a dystopian future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman leads authors' anguish over Trump election

Authors have spoken of their devastation at the news that right-wing Republican candidate Donald Trump has been voted in as US president elect, with one saying it feels like the world is heading for a “dark, dystopian future”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt: 'agile publishers must find space on new platforms'

Publishers are facing a dystopian future in which they are bit-part players in the ecosystem... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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