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McBride's Deacon King Kong to Doubleday

Doubleday has acquired Deacon King Kong by National Book Award Winner James McBride. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 23:11:02 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 15, 2020

Among the notable books that sold this week are a history of how black labor built America and a nonfiction work on black radical poetics by a National Book Award nominee. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez Returns After Her NBA Win

In 'What Are You Going Through,' the follow-up novel to Nunez's National Book Award winner 'The Friend,' the novelist looks at friendship and life near the end with her signature mix of gravitas and humor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WATCH: Jericho Brown and Nikky Finney on Black Lives Matter and Bearing Witness

Renowned poets Jericho Brown (2020 Pulitzer Prize winner) and Nikky Finney (2011 National Book Award winner), formerly student and teacher, reunite to address the current moment of uprising and solidarity in the face of anti-Black violence, in a visceral conversation about art, identity, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-09 17:00:01 UTC ]
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Listen to Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning for free.

If your local bookstore is all sold out of its books on anti-racism, good. Finally. Backorder them for yourself. But in the meantime, the audiobook version of Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the 2016 National Book Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-04 14:34:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Machado Unveils First Graphic Novel

Bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado will discuss the forthcoming The Low, Low Woods at BookExpo Online's Adult Book & Author Dinner. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature Announced

News and Events WLT Top row (left to right): Laurie Halse Anderson, Eric Gansworth, Meg Medina. Middle row: Linda Sue Park, Mitali Perkins, Jason Reynolds. Bottom row: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Laurel Snyder, Alex Wheatle Finalists for the 2021 NSK... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-14 16:39:10 UTC ]
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Caught Between Worlds? For Elizabeth Acevedo, It’s a Familiar Feeling

“Clap When You Land,” the latest novel from the National Book Award winner, delves into the split lives that many immigrants experience. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-04 09:00:24 UTC ]
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Jury Announced for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Top Row (left to right): Jonathan Auxier, Monica Brown, Tanita S. Davis. Middle row: Adib Khorram, Sonia Patel, Randy Ribay. Bottom row: Cynthia Weill, Tanaya Winder, Janet Wong. World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-14 19:33:34 UTC ]
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Here’s an unexpected treat: Tressie McMillan Cottom live-tweeting Love is Blind.

Today feels like one of the bad days. But as your mother always told you, silver linings hang out in the strangest of places. The brilliant Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, whose most recent book Thick was shortlisted for the National... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 18:42:14 UTC ]
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A Conversation with Poet David Ferry on the Occasion of His 96th Birthday

In 2013, I corresponded with David Ferry by phone to conduct a wide-ranging interview on his poetry, translations, and literary life. He had just won the National Book Award for Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations and was still at work on Virgil’s Aeneid which he published in 2018. Today,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 09:48:44 UTC ]
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With ‘The Night Watchman,’ Louise Erdrich rediscovers her genius

The National Book Award winner thought she was done writing. Lucky for us, she was wrong. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 18:09:45 UTC ]
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Obituary: Myron Levoy

Author Myron Levoy, whose acclaimed YA novel ‘Alan and Naomi’ was a National Book Award finalist, has died at age 89. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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On Shrinking Linguistic Biodiversity and Embracing the Fragmentary: A Conversation with Ottilie Mulzet

Interviews Veronica Esposito Ottilie Mulzet is the principal English-language translator of Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai, winner of numerous international honors. Together, they received the 2019 National Book Award in Translation for Mulzet’s... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-02-20 14:05:36 UTC ]
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How Colum McCann Shaped Loss Into a Book

“Apeirogon,” the latest novel from the National Book Award winner, delves into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of two grieving fathers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-17 13:14:09 UTC ]
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How Colum McCann Shaped Loss Into a Book

“Apeirogon,” the latest novel from the National Book Award winner, will be released next week by Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-17 11:01:40 UTC ]
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Your Homie from Another Heart: On Danez Smith’s “Homie”

DANEZ SMITH’S LATEST poetry collection, Homie, is actually not titled Homie at all. As the National Book Award finalist confirms point-blank in a note on the title: “this book was titled homie because I don’t want non-black people to say my nig out loud. This book is really titled my nig.”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-13 18:00:06 UTC ]
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Hiding the Body: My Susan Sontag Story, by John Weir

Essay John Weir Adapted from a photo by Jake weirick on Unsplash Like a dead pop star, Susan Sontag left behind a lot of fans who claim they knew her. After the release last September of Benjamin Moser’s new biography, Susan Sontag: Her Life and Work,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-07 22:09:56 UTC ]
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Poem: The Far Norway Maples

From the poet's 10th book of poems, “Sight Lines,” selected as the National Book Award winner for poetry in 2019. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-01 10:00:08 UTC ]
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