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I'm the first black author to win book of the year. I'm proud, but not completely happy

Instead of celebrating myself, I’m going to celebrate the books by black authors that came before meI have a funny thing about winning. I find it overwhelming. I don’t know how to cope or act when things are meant to be “good”. What do I do? Should I be happy? What is that? How many ways can I... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-02 07:00:46 UTC ]
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Justice League: DC's holy trinity of heroes finds safety in numbers

Many comic book heroes lay claim to the moniker "iconic", though few are as iconic as DC's holy trinity: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. And between them they possess some of comic book history's most recognisable toys: Superman's bullet-deflecting supersuit, Batman's Batmobile and Wonder... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Playing it straight: Cover conventions in 'grip lit'

Genre is a funny thing in the book trade: almost essential as a marketing tool, yet used too strictly, or taken as a metonym for too wide a range of titles, it inevitably attracts ire. The nom de guerre currently in vogue is “grip lit”. Whether one objects to the term and its use or not, it has,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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