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The Big Picture: Reading Historical Fiction During a Global Pandemic

Historical fiction can remind us that these "unprecedented" times are anything but. Here's what they can teach us about our current crisis. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-13 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead on the Unifying Theme of His Novels

With Harlem Shuffle, the Underground Railroad author moves from heavy historical fiction to a heist, but he’s still just doing his weird thing. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2021-09-12 09:40:00 UTC ]
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A Bridge to the Past: Close-up on Trisha R. Thomas

An author’s historical fiction novel connects the past with the present. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WLT Book Buzz Episode #2 - Reading History: Partition, the Tulsa Race Massacre, Bold Women & More

News and Events In this second episode of WLT Book Buzz, Laura Hernandez & Bunmi Ishola cover 42 books that connect with history. Find out what they read this summer and why these books should be on your shelf. Partition, World War II, the Tulsa Race... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-04 15:40:39 UTC ]
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Reese’s Book Club’s Latest Pick

Check out the latest pick from Reese's Book Club--a YA historical fiction set in the New South--and #ReadWithReese this summer. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-20 19:01:58 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann Rinaldi

Author and journalist Ann Rinaldi, best known for her painstakingly researched YA historical fiction featuring female protagonists, died on July 1 in Branchburg, N.J.; she was 86. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blakemore wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize for 'stunning' debut

A K Blakemore has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for her "stunning" historical fiction novel The Manningtree Witches (Granta Books).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:06:17 UTC ]
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25 of the Best Queer Historical Fiction Books

Immerse yourself in history from highwaymen to Hollywood starlets with 25 of the best queer historical fiction books to get lost in. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-25 10:33:00 UTC ]
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For Literary Novelists the Past Is Pressing

Historical fiction was once considered a fusty backwater. Now the genre is having a renaissance, attracting first-rank novelists and racking up major prizes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-13 09:00:02 UTC ]
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Review: Spellbinding novelist Rivka Galchen's new book is a hysterical witch hunt

'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch,' historical fiction about Kepler's mother, is Galchen's first novel since 2008's 'Atmospheric Disturbances.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-03 14:00:33 UTC ]
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New Historical Fiction to Read This Summer

New novels — by turns salty, sweeping and sweet — will transport you to 1930s Italy, 19th-century England and San Francisco a hundred years ago. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 13:55:12 UTC ]
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Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Great Circle’ is a soaring work of historical fiction and a perfect summer novel

The arresting tale of a “lady pilot” in the mid-20th century is interwoven with the story of a modern-day Hollywood actress. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-03 09:40:22 UTC ]
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8 Historical Fiction Novels About War-Torn Love

Every love story is built with inherently high stakes. After all, a heart can be the ultimate prize, and courtship a most dangerous risk. And love, as we all know, won’t stop for much. Our hearts pay no attention to timing or impediments, and logic falls by the wayside as we feel the anguish of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In Thomas Grattan’s Début Novel, Historical Fiction Gets Personal

Set in the wake of Germany’s reunification, “The Recent East” follows a country coming together and a teen-ager coming out. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-04-12 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Stories of Cubans and Cuban Americans

Discover the rich culture and history of Cuba with these stories, from romance to historical fiction and magical realism. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-01 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain and The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams, both published by Chatto & Windus, are among titles longlisted for this year's £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 15:59:07 UTC ]
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Welbeck bags historical fiction series from TV's Dr Hilary Jones

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired an epic historical fiction series by Dr Hilary Jones, the general practitioner and media doctor.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 01:43:04 UTC ]
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6 Books to Check Out if You Loved HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell

If you enjoyed Maggie O'Farrell's historical fiction about Shakespeare's son, check out these thematically similar books like HAMNET. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-03 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Sharon Kay Penman, Whose Novels Plumbed Britain’s Past, Dies at 75

The author of best-selling books set in medieval England and Wales, she insisted that historical fiction had an obligation to the facts. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-29 22:25:25 UTC ]
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Historical fiction 'giant' Sharon Penman dies, aged 75

Tributes have been paid to US author Sharon Penman, a “giant” of historical fiction, who has passed away at the age of 75. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 04:51:02 UTC ]
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