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7 Flash Fiction Collections You Should Be Reading

Flash fiction has never been hotter. A tectonic shift over the last 20 years in how narrative is conveyed—fueled largely by the online journal’s rise from (mostly) irrelevance to somewhere near the top of the literary fiction food chain—has created the perfect environment for disseminating... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-20 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was ahead of her time. ‘Two-Way Mirror’ does justice to her riveting life.

Fiona Sampson’s biography reads like a thriller, a memoir and a provocative piece of literary fiction. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Keeping a Critical Eye on Brazil: A Conversation with Emilio Fraia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Emilio Fraia’s Sevastopol, out this summer from New Directions, is the sort of book that beguiles and dazzles in equal measure. Consisting of three disparate stories—of a mountain climber attempting to scale Mt. Everest, a mysterious loner... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-09 20:31:30 UTC ]
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Pandemic Love (in 13 Romance Tropes) March 2020–2021, by Laura Bernstein-Machlay

Pandemic Dispatches Photo by Daniel Tafjord / Unsplash Unrequited love I download a book. One of those books—for women. Certainly not porn, but you know. Never mind the shirtless guy gracing its cover (his lumpy, bumpy abs—oh my!), or the wanton... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-16 13:40:35 UTC ]
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5 Contemporary Literary Fiction Books That Are Game-Changers

If you want to do some serious reading to reflect on humanity and its many aspects, these 5 contemporary literary fiction books are for you, including A Burning By Megha Majumdar. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-28 10:38:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Literary Fiction

Sally Rooney, Lauren Groff, and Atticus Lish were among the authors whose upcoming works of literary fiction were highlighted during this Editors' Picks panel hosted by 'PW' reviews editor David Varno. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How women conquered the world of fiction

From Sally Rooney to Raven Leilani, female novelists have captured the literary zeitgeist, with more buzz, prizes and bestsellers than men. But is this cultural shift something to celebrate or rectify?In March, Vintage, one of the UK’s largest literary fiction divisions, announced the five debut... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-16 06:00:48 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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Our Autofiction Fixation

Why do we assume that a work of literary fiction must be based on its author’s life? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-14 12:00:33 UTC ]
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The Magic of Plot and Catharsis: A Conversation with Smith Henderson and Jon Marc Smith

LET’S DISPENSE WITH the small surprises up front. The latest outing from Smith Henderson, acclaimed author of what others might call literary fiction — his award-winning 2014 debut, Fourth of July Creek — is indeed a thriller. And it’s not a solo endeavor — he’s teamed up with a friend, Jon Marc... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-11 12:30:47 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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How Yaa Gyasi Found Religion (in Literature)

“There isn’t much literary fiction that deals with evangelicalism. ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain,’ by James Baldwin, was the first book I read that spoke to that part of my life and it moved me so deeply to see faith rendered on the page with such care and brilliance.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-20 09:00:04 UTC ]
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10 Eclectic Books With Beatles Songs as Titles

A wide array of books, from literary fiction to romance to YA, have borrowed their titles from songs by The Beatles. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-10 10:34:48 UTC ]
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10 Works of Literary Fiction for Runners

Over the past few months, as gyms and yoga studios and fitness centers have remained closed, many of you antsy yogis and barre-enthusiasts and Zumba-addicts have gone back to that most elemental of exercises: the run. For those of us who like to read and run, well, plenty of books on the subject... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 08:49:25 UTC ]
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Translation in Service of More Empathy, Less Fear: A Conversation with Megan McDowell, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Photo by Camila Valdés Megan McDowell has translated many contemporary authors from Latin America and Spain, including Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, and Lina Meruane. Shortlisted for the Man Booker... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-22 15:20:00 UTC ]
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Yes, Literary Fiction With Happy Endings Exists: Here are 20 Must-Read Examples

If you think lit fic endings are all sorrow or question marks, think again. Here are some happy literary fiction books that will leave you hopeful. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-21 10:34:27 UTC ]
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5 of the Best Books That Celebrate Male Friendships

From literary fiction to fantasy, here are five books that celebrate male friendships to fight toxic masculinity and homophobia. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-05 11:35:47 UTC ]
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When Did Self-Help Books Become Literary?

Walk into a contemporary bookstore and self-help manuals are likely to be among the first books you’ll see. In my local Barnes & Noble, a “self-improvement” section is featured in the vestibule, luring customers before they even open the store’s main doors. Inside the store, the boundary... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 09:49:07 UTC ]
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Listen to Book Riot’s New Podcast NOVEL GAZING!

Get a fresh take on literary fiction with Book Riot's new podcast, Novel Gazing, your destination for lit fic news, book recommendations, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-14 11:34:19 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer On Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode, taped live at the Miami Book Fair, writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing The Big Book of Classic Fantasy anthology, historical understandings of fantasy, editing beyond... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC ]
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