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Canongate scoops Kitson's second novel

Canongate is to publish Mick Kitson's second novel Featherweight, which is based on his family history.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 05:16:08 UTC ]
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A White author grapples with a family history of racial oppression

Edward Ball sketches a portrait of his Klansman ancestor, a Black victim and post-Civil War New Orleans. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:08 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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Catherine Chung | 'Mathematics at its highest levels reminds me more of poetry than anything else'

In her first novel to be published in the UK, Catherine Chung tells the story of a gifted mathematician whose studies take her deep into her family history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:02:53 UTC ]
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Reimagining Folktales, But for the Ear: A Conversation with Mahsuda Snaith, by Carolyne Larrington

Interviews Carolyne Larrington Audible’s new fiction podcast, Hag, launching August 29, features eight reimaginings of traditional British folktales by eight contemporary female writers, with folktales chosen from across the UK. The collection will be... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-30 14:21:50 UTC ]
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Why Active Interest Media Salvaged 14 Titles From the F+W Bankruptcy

After F+W Media filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and auctioned off its portfolio of 50 magazines earlier this year, Active Interest Media’s Cruz Bay Publishing placed the winning bids for 14 total brands across the Woodworking, Writing, Horticulture and Collectibles Groups, in order... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-23 18:09:05 UTC ]
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New Game of Thrones story coming this autumn

A new Game of Thrones story focusing on the family history of the Targaryens is to be published this autumn in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Jonathan Franzen novel Purity due out next autumn

‘Multigenerational American epic’ from the author of The Corrections and Freedom set for September 2015 publicationThe American contingent may have missed out on this year’s Man Booker prize, but next year could be a different story after it was announced that a new novel by Jonathan Franzen, a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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