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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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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-11 11:31:00 UTC ]
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7 Contemporary Novels About the Victorian Era

It’s a truism that historical fiction reveals more about its own age it than the one it portrays. We can’t escape or even perceive our own biases, the reasoning goes, so we end up helplessly projecting them onto a past where they don’t belong. But the past is not a museum, and contemporary... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

Find the best historical fiction series that both engages and entertains, with lively and diverse characters. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-18 11:38:00 UTC ]
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8 Intergenerational Family Sagas to Dig into This Winter

These eight brilliant novels of historical fiction featuring intergenerational family sagas tell sweeping and epic tales, including Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, translated by Tina A. Kover. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-16 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel’s next book will be a short story collection about her childhood.

This morning, Publishers Marketplace reported that two-time Booker Prize winner and historical fiction supremo Hilary Mantel has a new short story collection on the horizon. Learning to Talk, which will be released by Holt at some point next year, is billed as “a collection of loosely... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:07:12 UTC ]
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Read Shirley Jackson’s Eerily Contemporary Letter About Fear

Author Shirley Jackson often responded to readers’ letters; this one, written in 1962 after republication of her historical fiction for juveniles, The Witchcraft of Salem Village, seems uncannily prescient for our times. –Laurence Jackson Hyman, editor of the forthcoming The Collected Letters of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-30 08:49:48 UTC ]
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16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-02 10:38:36 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-28 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up 'riveting' historical fiction debut

Viking has acquired a historical debut by Annie Garthwaite, reimagining the story of Cecily Neville, the Duchess of York and mother to two kings of England—Edward IV and Richard III. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 20:07:38 UTC ]
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21 Must-Read Books for 12th Graders by Authors of Color

From contemporary and historical fiction to science fiction and fantasy, including Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao, these 21 books are must-reads for 12th graders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-03 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz lands Cameron sci-fi debut

Gollancz has landed a sci-fi debut by fantasy novelist Miles Cameron, who also writes historical fiction as Christian Cameron. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 17:11:19 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel and Historical Fiction Are On a Break: Critical Linking, August 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-23 10:30:00 UTC ]
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‘A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth’ is compassionate, wise

A new collection of short historical fiction stories is characterized by its beautiful prose and its author’s gentle curiosity and sense of wonder. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-08-11 21:24:15 UTC ]
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‘A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth’ is compassionate, wise

A new collection of short historical fiction stories is characterized by its beautiful prose and its author’s gentle curiosity and sense of wonder. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-08-11 21:24:15 UTC ]
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