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BookExpo 2019: William Kent Krueger Follows in the Footsteps of Mark Twain

Inspired by Twain’s tales, Krueger decided to write about young people, desperate to swap corruption for freedom, who embark on a turbulent river journey. The resulting standalone novel, 'This Tender Land' (Atria, Sept.), combines outdoor exploits and a meditation on the human condition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna

Works by Ángela Lago, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Omaima Ezadeen are on the first reading list announced by the United Nations' new SDG Book Club. The post SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unpublished Twain story gets US release

North American publisher Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, will this year release a previously unfinished children’s book by Mark Twain. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 18, 2016

This week: Mark Twain's round-the-world comedy tour, plus a devilish Highsmithian thriller. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Twain's turkey tale – perhaps the funniest in American literature

What Twain eventually learned, after an interminable time on the trail, is that turkeys have a genius for feigning injury. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 12, 2015

This week: adventures in the human body, new Colum McCann, and the dark side of Mark Twain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bob the Street Cat books top 1m copies in UK

Homeless busker James Bowen was helped in his struggle against addiction by the companionship of a stray cat. Now his books charting their friendship have propelled him into an elite publishing clubSamuel Johnson used to buy oysters for his cat, Hodge; Charles Dickens was so distressed when his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printing in Hong Kong 2013: A Transformed and Varied Landscape

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,” Mark Twain once said, “it is time to pause and reflect.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mudditt Makes Over U.C. Press

When the University of California Press, in November 2010, published The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1, it was in for a surprise: the 760-page hardcover, priced at $45, became an immediate bestseller. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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