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Joy Williams’ first novel in 20 years is coming this fall.

While we don’t know what the state of the our pandemic society will be come September, we can at least be sure that we’ll all be getting a little Joy Williams, as a treat. Specifically, a new novel—her fifth, and her first since 2000’s The Quick and the Dead, which was a runner-up for the […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-03 21:01:23 UTC ]
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In Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Klara and the Sun,’ a robot tries to make sense of humanity

Ishiguro’s first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in 2017 is a delicate, haunting story, steeped in sorrow and hope. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-02 16:46:21 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation

The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in NovemberThe magnum opus of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk – a novel that has taken seven years to translate and has brought its author death threats in her native... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-26 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Faber bags Caldwell's 'beautifully moving' wartime novel

Faber is to publish Lucy Caldwell's first novel in nearly a decade, These Days. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 01:30:10 UTC ]
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Open the Portal: A Conversation with Patricia Lockwood

READING PATRICIA LOCKWOOD’S first novel feels a lot like having your brain poisoned by the internet — or at least like having that particular contemporary condition understood. No One Is Talking About This is a searing entry into the rapidly emerging pantheon of digital culture literature, told... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-16 16:00:53 UTC ]
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Unseen work by Proust announced as ‘thunderclap’ by French publisher

The Seventy-Five Pages, out next month, contains germinal versions of episodes developed in In Search of Lost Time and opens ‘the primitive Proustian crypt’For everyone who decided to bite the madeleine and read all 3,000-odd pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time during lockdown,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-16 15:21:36 UTC ]
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Here’s the cover of Jonathan Franzen’s next novel.

On October 5, this timeline will be blessed/cursed by Jonathan Franzen’s first novel since 2015: Crossroads, or, if you’re not abbreviating, Crossroads: A Novel: A Key to All Mythologies, Volume 1. It’s the first novel of a trilogy, A Key to All Mythologies, which, yes, nods to the doomed... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 17:59:29 UTC ]
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HarperNorth snares first novel with Woods' gangland thriller

HarperNorth has snared its first fiction acquisition, a gritty gangland thriller by Karen Woods. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 01:06:27 UTC ]
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Voiceless in Vienna

LEOPOLD VON SACHER-MASOCH was the original kinky bastard. A 19th-century Viennese nobleman, he wrote the controversial 1870 novella Venus in Furs, which explored his fetish for pain and abasement, and inadvertently helped coin the term “masochism.” The Masochist, Slovenian poet Katja Perat’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-19 18:00:58 UTC ]
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Virago to publish first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones

Virago is publishing the first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones, Palmares, set in 17th-century colonial Brazil on Portuguese plantations and in the last fugitive slave settlement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 23:38:33 UTC ]
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Duchess of York’s first novel to be published by Mills & Boon

Sarah Ferguson says historical tale Her Heart for a Compass is inspired by experiences in her own lifeThe Duchess of York has landed a book deal with the romantic fiction publisher Mills & Boon, revealing that she “drew on many parallels from my life” for the historical tale.Sarah... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-13 10:13:08 UTC ]
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Am I Argentine? On Identity, Tradition and Finding Ties to One’s Homeland

I consider myself Argentine. I tell people it is not only part of my origin story but my identity. My first novel is titled Hades, Argentina, and to my friends I’m sure that seems fitting, the natural summation of my life and literary ambitions so far. But the truth is I had never been to […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-12 09:48:41 UTC ]
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In ‘The Liar’s Dictionary,’ People Work on the Definition of Love and Many Other Words

Eley Williams’s first novel follows characters living in London more than a century apart who toil to compile the same ill-fated dictionary. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-05 10:00:02 UTC ]
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Has the Parent Plot Ousted the Marriage Plot in Contemporary Fiction?

When my wife and I were expecting our first child, a friend described it as “the ultimate deadline.” Many writers I’ve known since have determined to finish their books before a baby arrives. Some do, of course, but the deadline wasn’t so ultimate in my own case. I was five years into my first... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-05 09:49:10 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury lands first novel in 48 years by Wole Soyinka

Bloomsbury is to publish Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth by Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate's first novel in 48 years.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 16:14:16 UTC ]
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We’re getting a new Lauren Groff novel (about nuns!) in 2021.

Yes, the two-time National Book Award finalist and America’s most famous contemporary practitioner of the Joni Mitchell school of marriage fiction (think about it) is returning to the novel game. Riverhead Books announced earlier this afternoon that Matrix—Groff’s first novel since 2015’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 18:25:06 UTC ]
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William Heinemann lands 'masterpiece' from Richard Powers

William Heinemann will publish Bewilderment, Richard Powers' first novel since his Booker-shortlisted and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Overstory (William Heinemann, 2018).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 19:27:03 UTC ]
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Attention: the principal from Buffy just wrote a novel. It’s called Illyria.

Hello and welcome to the very niche readership who understands what I am talking about and why I am excited and amused by this! The rumors (from this headline) are true: Principal Snyder, also known as Armin Shimerman, has recently published the first novel in a historical fantasy series about... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:43:11 UTC ]
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In ‘Here Is the Beehive,’ a philandering mother deals with the death of her lover

Sarah Crossan’s first novel for adults is, like some of her celebrated YA novels, written in verse. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-17 13:59:37 UTC ]
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“Hillbilly Elegy” Is the Last Thing America Needs in 2020

My first novel was released within six months of Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance’s memoir of Appalachian roots and a youth spent in a Rust Belt community with a dearth of jobs and resources. Vance’s book came out just before the 2016 election; mine was released just after. Donald Trump’s victory had... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-17 12:01:45 UTC ]
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