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Tom Maschler obituary

Booker prize founder and publisher of some of the greats of 20th-century fictionTom Maschler, publisher and managing director of Jonathan Cape and the architect of the Booker prize for fiction, has died aged 87. A glamorous, perma-tanned figure with aquiline features and unruly hair, who dressed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-16 17:49:02 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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Considering Kurt Vonnegut and Who Survives

This week, Lorrie Moore discusses her life as a reader in By the Book. In 1985, Moore wrote for the Book Review about “Galápagos,” Kurt Vonnegut’s novel about a group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands because of an apocalypse. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-27 09:00:00 UTC ]
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A Requiem for Playboy in Its Heyday (Nudes and All)

It's hard to overstate just how much Playboy changed American culture. Not just sexual culture -- as even some of those too young to remember tend to know implicitly -- but media culture, journalistic culture, literary culture, pop culture. That's worth keeping in mind given that Playboy... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Argentina’s La Bestia Revives English Authors in Spanish

Argentina's La Bestia publishing house brings previously untranslated top English titles, from authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, into Spanish translations. The post Argentina’s La Bestia Revives English Authors in Spanish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vonnegut's Advice to the Young Coming to Print

Seven Stories is publishing a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's commencement speeches, edited and introduced by Vonnegut's longtime friend, Dan Wakefield. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Licensing Vonnegut for Fan Fiction Draws Fire

Amazon announced a Kindle World license for the books of Kurt Vonnegut, but not everyone thinks it's a great idea. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kurt Vonnegut: unpublished work released through Kindle

A Vonnegut novella titled 'Basic Training,' about a young man visiting an eccentric relative, is available through Kindle only. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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