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Exhausting the Vein of Realism: A Conversation with Lynne Sharon Schwartz

I DON’T KNOW when I first became aware of Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s writing, but it was probably sometime between 1980, when Raymond Carver lauded her on the basis of her National Book Award–nominated first novel Rough Strife, and 1989, when Sven Birkerts raved about Schwartz’s PEN/Faulkner... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-29 15:00:49 UTC ]
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Rituals of Housekeeping, Memories of Home: On Marilynne Robinson’s First Novel

In one of my earliest memories I am standing on a beach with my father and we are sculpting the shape of a woman’s body out of sand. In my mind it is winter—Avalon in the off-season—and I see us huddled in coats, wrapped in wool, bracing ourselves against the salt wind that blows in […] The post... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 08:50:18 UTC ]
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“Imagining More Transgender Visibility in Translation”: A Conversation with Ari Larissa Heinrich, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Ari Larissa Heinrich / Photo by Tara Pixley Ari Larissa Heinrich is the translator of Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre (New York Review Books) and Chi Ta-wei’s The Membranes (forthcoming from Columbia University Press). They... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-27 22:09:23 UTC ]
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Wole Soyinka is publishing his first novel in five decades.

This one goes out to all the writers in the Year of our Lord 2020, as we all worry that our total inability to put a sentence together could turn into a lifetime of non-production: It’s never too late. Wole Soyinka, who in 1986 became the first person from sub-Saharan Africa to win a Nobel... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 19:39:22 UTC ]
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Unsafe Harbors: A Conversation with Nadia Terranova

ON JULY 2 of this year, I interviewed the author Nadia Terranova at her mother’s house in Santa Marinella, Italy, on a Zoom call from my apartment in Santa Monica, California. Back in 2015, I’d written a review of her first novel ​Gli anni al contrario (​The Years in Reverse​) and we’d met for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-27 17:00:01 UTC ]
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Margaret Busby: how Britain's first black female publisher revolutionised literature – and never gave up

In her 20s, she set up her own company, publishing everyone from James Ellroy to the Worst Witch series, and changing Britain for the better, book by book There is a revealing story Margaret Busby tells, about the first novel she published. A family friend had bumped into a former US serviceman... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-22 05:00:17 UTC ]
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Banks' first novel in a decade to No Exit Press

No Exit Press will publish Russell Banks’ new novel Foregone as a lead fiction title in June 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 01:47:40 UTC ]
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Ethan Hawke's new novel on art, love and fame to William Heinemann

William Heinemann is publishing the first novel in almost 20 years from actor, writer and director Ethan Hawke: A Bright Ray of Darkness. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 04:15:41 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the Center for Fiction’s 2020 First Novel Prize.

Today the Center for Fiction announced the shortlist for its 2020 First Novel Prize. The prize, first awarded in 2006, recognizes the best debut fiction of the year, and it comes with $15,000; each finalist receives $1,000. Previous winners include De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Tommy Orange, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:05:06 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez’s ‘What Are You Going Through’ is an ambitious novel about the meaning of life and death

Nunez’s first novel since winning the National Book Award follows a woman and her terminally ill friend. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-16 16:32:08 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins auction for Lockwood's 'miraculous' debut novel

Bloomsbury is to publish Patricia Lockwood's first novel No One Is Talking About This, after winning a 10-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 02:57:52 UTC ]
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Susanna Clarke’s First Novel in 16 Years Is a Wonder

The new book from the author of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell takes place in one house, but in it, she finds infinite space. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-09-10 18:15:39 UTC ]
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The World’s First Novel Is Older Than You Think

What was the first novel? Why was it written? What need did it fill? Who wrote it? And most importantly, can you still read it today? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-02 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante Returns With ‘The Lying Life of Adults’

In her first novel in five years, the author of “My Brilliant Friend” revisits old themes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-01 09:00:11 UTC ]
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The Festival Five with Author and Translator David Bellos, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews Get to know the participants of the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Festival in this series of short interviews. First up: David Bellos! David Bellos is a professor of French and comparative literature as well as director of the Program in Translation... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-08-25 20:30:39 UTC ]
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Picador picks up new novel from Ridgway

Picador has picked up the first novel in eight years from award-winning Irish author Keith Ridgway. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 11:52:26 UTC ]
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Leaving It All Behind: A Conversation with Makenna Goodman

Makenna Goodman on leaving New York publishing behind for the farms of Vermont, and why publishing her first novel was traumatic. Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2020-08-20 17:18:24 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival online

The 2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival will be presented online from Saturday 15 to Monday 31 August. The programme, made up of over 140 events for adults, families and children, will offer both live and pre-recorded conversations featuring leading writers, poets and participants from... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-08-07 14:45:31 UTC ]
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The Long-Awaited Return of Gayl Jones

Gayl Jones published her first novel in 1975. It was hailed by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and John Updike. Then Gayl disappeared from the literary scene. Now she's releasing her first novel in 20 years. The post The Long-Awaited Return of Gayl Jones appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-08-05 20:30:18 UTC ]
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MJ reveals October novel from Dawn French

Michael Joseph is publishing the first novel from Dawn French in five years, called Because of You, this October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 17:04:51 UTC ]
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