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Virago Modern Classics marks 40 years with anniversary series

Virago is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Modern Classics series with the publication of 13 "deluxe" illustrated paperbacks, showcasing authors such as Muriel Spark, Angela Carter and Patricia Highsmith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Muriel Spark's centenary to be marked by string of events

The National Library of Scotland and Creative Scotland are celebrating 100 years since the birth of Scottish writer Muriel Spark with a range of literary and cultural events, including a major exhibition, an international academic conference at the University of Glasgow, two BBC documentaries... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is English literature since 1918 really such a man’s world?

A new book celebrating the best writing of the past century follows a well-worn script when it comes to equalityI’ve been dipping in and out of DJ Taylor’s fat new book, The Prose Factory, a pleasingly gossipy history of literary life in England since 1918, and so far as it goes, it’s very... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are authors running out of book titles?

Novels by Kate Atkinson, Stephen King and Muriel Spark have all had namesakes. Should writers adopt the imitator-proof JK Rowling approach instead?People first started to notice last year when Kate Atkinson's Life After Life coincided in the US with Jill McCorkle's Life After Life, which had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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