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When Historical Fiction Goes Magical

James Wood writes about the novelist Daniel Kehlmann, who evokes an era of doctrinal fervor—and brings to life a mythical trickster.  Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2020-02-10 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Revisiting Stephen Wright and Historical Fiction

This week, Kevin Wilson reviews Stephen Wright’s new novel, “Processed Cheese.” In 2006, Laura Miller wrote for the Book Review about “The Amalgamation Polka,” Wright’s novel about the descendant of both ardent abolitionists and unwavering slaveholders. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-31 10:00:10 UTC ]
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Mining for Truth: An Indie Success Story

A BookLife Prize finalist discusses her newly published historical fiction novel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Need a New Perspective? Try Historical Fiction.

An author and teacher says reading historical fiction is one way for adolescents to see beyond the present. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-12 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
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Kehlmann's Tyll to riverrun

Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired a new historical fiction novel by German-Austrian writer Daniel Kehlmann,Tyll, in a translation by Ross Benjamin. The book, which has already sold 600,000 copies in Germany according to Quercus, will be published in hardback 6th Feburary 2020. UK and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 22:15:28 UTC ]
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Quercus acquires English teacher's 'chilling' Brontë reworking

Quercus has acquired The Deception of Harriet Fleet, a historical fiction debut set in the landscape of County Durham, described as a "recasting of Jane Eyre" that is "chilling, dark and brimming with suspense". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 07:05:41 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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7 of the Best Books About Sisi, Empress of Austria

Get to know the facts and the legend surrounding Sisi, Empress of Austria, through these historical fiction and nonfiction books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:40:14 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 03:53:44 UTC ]
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8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-25 10:39:52 UTC ]
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Kane pens three-novel Orion deal for Richard the Lionheart series

Historical fiction writer Ben Kane has signed a three-book deal with Orion Fiction for a new series of novels exploring Richard the Lionheart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 16:48:55 UTC ]
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8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Learn about times and places of yore and get captivated by its imagined characters with these compelling YA historical fiction stories. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-10 10:32:41 UTC ]
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In Jojo Moyes’s ‘The Giver of Stars,’ the heroes are librarians on horseback

Though she made her mark writing contemporary romance, Moyes proves just as adept at historical fiction. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-03 15:31:45 UTC ]
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“Between the Facts”: A Conversation with Monique Truong, by Renee H. Shea

Interviews Renee H. Shea Monique Truong / Photo © Haruka Sakaguchi Monique Truong, who came to the United States in 1975 as a refugee from Vietnam, began exploring untold and ignored histories in her first novel, The Book of Salt (2003), told through... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-17 13:54:26 UTC ]
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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find historical fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Historical Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-11 12:59:53 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: August 9, 2019

“The phrase ‘common-or-garden dick’ in a medieval poem? Yes, please.” On the gleefully indecent lines of the Medieval Welsh feminist poet Gwerful Mechain. | Lit Hub For the anxious historical fiction writer, Caitlin Horrocks offers some permissions for writing into the past. | Lit Hub “As a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-09 10:30:36 UTC ]
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7 Books About Past Decades That Feel Like Traveling Back in Time

The Amazon review for my debut novel was glowing, including words like “compelling” and “fun.” And then there was this: “If you love historical fiction, you’ll love The Last Book Party.” Say what? How could my novel, which is set during the 1980s—a decade of my own youth—be historical fiction?... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-01 11:00:53 UTC ]
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