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How notoriously private poet Mary Oliver once saved a depressed high school student’s life.

On this day in 1935, the highly acclaimed poet Mary Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. Oliver, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and later the National Book Award for Poetry in 1992, was by all accounts a private person who sought solace in the natural world. Throughout the course of her... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:24:16 UTC ]
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Napoleon Bonaparte, gardener? Yes, says a new book, the dictator found solace in the natural world

“Napoleon: A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows” and “Empire’s Eagles: The Fate of the Napoleonic Elite in America” show unexpected sides of the military upstart Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Prasad's history of silk

William Collins has pre-empted Aarathi Prasad’s book Silk, a history of “the natural world’s most extraordinary invention”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 08:45:54 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and books about post-colonial Kenya and the natural world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 04:36:42 UTC ]
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Helen Macdonald’s ‘Vesper Flights’ — like ‘H Is for Hawk’ — is a beautiful, poignant celebration of the natural world

These 41 essays tell another type of nature story, one that asks readers to see the natural world as something other than a reflection of themselves. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-24 14:25:16 UTC ]
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McGowan and Tan take CILIP medals with titles inspired by the natural world

Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 14:49:12 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 4: #CultureConnectsUs

Like moons, Ancient Greece and adolescence, spring has given writers inspiration for centuries. “To what purpose, April, do you return again?” asks Edna St Vincent Millay, noting the “redness / of little leaves” and “the spikes of the crocus”. To Shakespeare, this time of year puts “the spirit... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-01 14:56:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book group #online book #anthology #scottish book ##cultureconnectsus #working-class backgrounds #age groups #natural world #vashti harrison #virtual gathering


Audible acquires audio-exclusive title on animal behaviour

Audible is to publish audio exclusive title, Animal Societies: How Co-Operation Conquered the Natural World, by Professor Ashley Ward. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 12:27:09 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: November 20, 2019

Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we looked back at every National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction winner of the 21st century. | Book Marks “A closeness comes from an every-day giving of attention.” Nina McLaughlin on finding the natural world in Ovid. | Lit Hub What does the debutante ball... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 11:30:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book award #lit hub #natural world #book marks #21st century #looked back


Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir

Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible. Okorafor’s writing examines the intersection of technology, the natural world, and magic, building a world in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:47:48 UTC ]
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In ‘Surfacing,’ Kathleen Jamie ponders the natural world and our place in it

The poet and essayist recalls visiting two archaeological sites where “the past can spill out of the earth, become the present.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-03 16:54:28 UTC ]
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Bluebird lands Crossley's guide to reconnecting with nature

Bluebird has landed an illustrated guide to reconnecting with the natural world by floral artist and nature writer Willow Crossley. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 07:46:27 UTC ]
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How Gyo Fujikawa Drew Freedom in Children’s Books

Sarah Larson writes about the illustrator Gyo Fujikawa, whose children’s books celebrated the beauty and power of the natural world and the earthly pleasures of the people walking around in it. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-21 19:01:35 UTC ]
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Zommer time for OUP as tree title leads nature trio

OUP has bought three picture books about the natural world by author/illustrator Yuval Zommer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicola Davies becomes BookTrust writer-in-residence

Nature writer Nicola Davies has been appointed BookTrust’s new writer-in-residence. Davies, who takes over the role from Nadia Shireen, will use her six-month residency to encourage children to explore the natural world around them. “I’m very happy to have been chosen to be a Writer in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First Look: The Breathtaking Beauty of ‘Love: The Fox’

A one-eyed fox must survive a volcano and enemies in the natural world in this beautifully illustrated wordless graphic novel from the creators of 'Love: The Tiger.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Woolcott joins Dorset publisher

Jon Woolcott, formerly of Waterstones and Stanfords, is to join Dorset-based publisher Little Toller. Woolcott will work at the publisher three days a week, helping to grow the business.    Little Toller, based in Toller Fratrum, was established in 2008 and specialises in non-fiction titles... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs memoir from Liptrot

Canongate has signed  memoir from Amy Liptrot, combining her recovery from alcoholism with a tribute to the natural world. The Outrun was signed by senior editor Jenny Lord in a deal for world rights with James Macdonald Lockhart at Antony Harwood Ltd. Liptrot grew up on a sheep farm on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adapting to Conditions

The publishing business mirrors the natural world in many ways: it’s a fertile, creative process influenced by myriad conditions, some as unpredictable and unforgiving as weather. The coming of the ebook and digital publishing to the Canadian book industry can be compared to the approach of... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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