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Exclusive cover reveal: Here’s the cover for Edan Lepucki’s Time’s Mouth

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Edan Lepucki’s Time’s Mouth forthcoming from Counterpoint in August 2023. From the  bestselling author of California, comes this “enthralling saga about family secrets that grow more powerful with time, set against the magical, dangerous landscape... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-15 14:30:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling author #family secrets #literary hub #edan lepucki


Exclusive Cover Reveal: Here’s the cover for Elysha Chang’s A Quitter’s Paradise

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Elysha Chang’s A Quitter’s Paradise, the first book on Sarah Jessica Parker’s imprint at Zando, forthcoming in June 2023. This debut novel examines the grief of a young woman desperate to detach from the reality of her mother’s death and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-08 14:30:46 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #literary hub


Cover reveal: See the cover for Luis Alberto Urrea’s Good Night, Irene.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Luis Alberto Urrea’s Good Night, Irene, the latest novel from the bestselling novelist and Pulitzer Prize and NBCC finalist, which will be published by Little, Brown, this spring. Here’s how the publisher describes the novel: In 1943, Irene... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-21 13:30:51 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pulitzer prize #publisher describes #bestselling novelist #literary hub #good night


Cover reveal: Stephen Buoro’s The Five Sorrowful Mysteries of Andy Africa.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Stephen Buoro’s debut novel The Five Sorrowful Mysteries of Andy Africa, which will be published by Bloomsbury in April 2023. Here’s how the publisher describes the novel: Andrew Aziza is a fifteen-year-old boy living in Kontagora in Northern... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-19 13:30:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #bloomsbury #publisher describes #literary hub #andy africa #sorrowful mysteries #cover reveal


Cover reveal: See the cover for Jai Chakrabarti’s A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Jai Chakrabarti’s A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness, forthcoming from Penguin Random House in February 2023. The book, comprised of 14 short stories, details what family means today across cultures, continents, and faith. The title story,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-12 15:00:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #penguin random house #title story #literary hub #jai chakrabarti


Our 48 Favorite Books of 2021

We have entered the month of December, and therefore, everyone who lives and works on the internet is contractually obligated to tell you which books published in the last twelve months were their favorites. Alas, Literary Hub is no exception—but at least we collectively read a lot of good books... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-13 09:51:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #good books #literary hub


Exclusive cover reveal: Sarah Thankam Mathews’ All This Could Be Different.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Sarah Thankam Mathews’ debut novel All This Could Be Different, which will be published by Viking—who acquired it in an 8-way auction—in summer 2022. The publisher describes the book as “an electrifying novel of a young immigrant building a life... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 15:00:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #publisher describes #literary hub


Cover reveal: Wole Soyinka’s Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the US cover for Wole Soyinka’s new novel, Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth, which will be published on September 28 by Pantheon Books. This will be Soyinka’s first novel to be published in 48 years, and also the first since he won the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-23 13:30:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #first novel #pantheon books #literary hub #happiest people #wole soyinka #cover reveal


Who should star in the TV adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred?

You may have noticed that here at Literary Hub, we’re pretty big fans of Octavia Butler—and especially of Kindred, arguably her most famous novel. So we were very excited by the recent news that that 42-year-old book is finally getting an adaptation: FX has recently ordered a pilot, which was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 14:00:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pulitzer prize #macarthur fellow #recent news #literary hub


Why Does Goodreads Have a Problem with Fiction by Women, About Women?

If you’ve used the internet to read book or film reviews in the last decade, you’ve probably heard of the Bechdel test. Cartoonist Alison Bechdel introduced the test in her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 as a means of assessing the ways women are portrayed in fiction. The test... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:50:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #read book #literary hub


What 2020 Children’s Book Roundups Are Missing

Feature image from Akiko Miyakoshi’s I Dream a Journey * I knew things were going to get hard when the library closed. I am, by profession, a writer and a professor of storytelling. I’ve read to my twin children—now four—since their infancy. But as avid readers as we already were, 2020 upped our... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:49:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #literary hub #avid readers #ve read


The cast for George Saunders’ new audiobook is very cool.

George Saunders’ new book, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life, is out next month and promises to be a literary master class on the short story. Drawing from his teaching career at Syracuse’s MFA program, Saunders walks readers... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 17:00:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #literary hub #mfa program #short story #master class #george saunders


A never-before-seen Shirley Jackson story has just been published.

This week is a whirlwind for Shirley Jackson fans! On Monday we learned we’re getting a Jackson tribute anthology in 2021, and now, an unseen Shirley Jackson story has been published in The Strand Magazine. Jackson’s son, Laurence Hyman, found the story—“Adventure on a Bad Night”—among Jackson’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 16:17:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #literary hub #strand magazine


Christopher Hitchens’s backlist is getting a cool new redesign.

If you love a) a good set and b) a pugnacious critic, then you’re in luck. Nearly ten years after the death of Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Books is releasing new mass-market paperback editions of 12 of his books, redesigned by Nathan Burton and art directed by Richard Evans. (I don’t know... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 14:22:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #paperback #literary hub #ten years #christopher hitchens #atlantic books


Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham on Social Media, Black Futurity, and the Archive

Writers Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have edited and brought forth to the world Black Futures, a visually-stunning mixed-media anthology that threads together different facets of Black culture and thought by some of today’s most esteemed poets, artists, academics, and creatives. At its heart,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-11 09:49:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #literary hub #jenna wortham #kimberly drew


Melania Trump’s post-White House book might not be a memoir after all, which is fine.

For a while, Melania Trump has teased that she might write a book after the Trump family exits the White House. I, like many, had mixed feelings. On one hand, it’d be interesting to see the Trump administration from the point of the view of the famously sullen First Lady; but on the other hand,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 18:18:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #literary hub #trump administration #mixed feelings #white house #melania trump


Jordan Smith will serve as Interim Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Earlier this year, Lisa Lucas announced that she would be stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. This morning, the National Book Foundation announced that Lucas will be joining the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 14:46:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book foundation #literary hub #schocken books


More virtual book events should be variety shows!

Ryan Chapman (erstwhile host of Nerd Jeopardy, back episodes of which you can enjoy here) is launching the paperback edition of his novel, Riots I Have Known, tonight, and as a veteran showman of the literary world, Chapman has decided to put together something a little different. Tonight’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-09 20:04:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #paperback #literary hub #literary world #paperback edition #nerd jeopardy


Jeremy O. Harris is donating a collection of plays by Black writers to libraries across the country.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers this week, Slave Play and Daddy playwright Jeremy O. Harris announced he is donating a collection of 15 plays by Black playwrights to 53 libraries and community centers across the United States—and is donating one such collection to Northwestern University in Seth... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-09 17:29:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #literary hub #northwestern university #community centers #black playwrights #seth meyers #late night #black writers


Lit Hub Daily: December 9, 2020

“I personally know the author of this story you’re reading.” Oh look, a new story by Rachel Kushner. | Lit Hub Fiction Finding your craft: Wright Thompson on bourbon, books, and writing your way out of small-town America. | Lit Hub Memoir “He ripped his shirt open, revealing the bloody tooth,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-09 11:30:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #literary hub #lithub memoir #small-town america #rachel kushner