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Alice Munro, Short Story Master and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 92

Canadian author Alice Munro, a master of the short story and the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature, died at her home in Port Hope, Ontario, on May 13. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Annie Ernaux, a Nobel Laureate Who Plumbs Her Own Passions

The French writer, who was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature, blurs the line between fiction and memoir with spare prose she has characterized as “brutally direct.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-10-06 16:13:27 UTC ]
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Here are the songs Bob Dylan is writing about in his forthcoming book on “modern song.”

As some of you may already know (and sure, some of you may not care) Bob Dylan is publishing a book this November about his “philosophy of modern song” called… The Philosophy of Modern Song. If you are among those who do care (like me) the table of contents of the Nobel laureate’s foray into […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-26 15:37:43 UTC ]
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A Nobel laureate’s novel about dictatorship gets a welcome new edition

Miguel Angel Asturias’s ‘Mr. President,’ first published in 1946, is a reminder of the current situation in Guatemala that has driven so people to attempt risky illegal entry into the United States. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-14 12:00:48 UTC ]
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2 Literary Novels Find the Poetry in Animal Rescue

A Nobel laureate and a future publisher play major roles in Margarita Engle’s “Singing With Elephants” and Michael Morpurgo’s “The Puffin Keeper.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-03 04:06:53 UTC ]
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Mario Vargas Llosa Returns to the Dictator Novel

The Nobel laureate’s best work has studied the hazards of power. Does his latest book extend the streak? Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-11-24 17:40:49 UTC ]
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How a 1981 conference kickstarted today’s quantum computing era

Forty years ago, IBM researcher Charlie Bennett helped usher in the study of quantum mechanics’ impact on computing. IBM is still at it—and so is Bennett. In May 1981, at a conference center housed in a chateau-style mansion outside Boston, a few dozen physicists and computer scientists gathered... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-05-07 08:00:30 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury lands first novel in 48 years by Wole Soyinka

Bloomsbury is to publish Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth by Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate's first novel in 48 years.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 16:14:16 UTC ]
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The eeriness of an orange sky, and the familiar lack of a climate crisis connection 

On Wednesday, the sky over the Bay Area turned orange. The visual was alien, yet the cause—rampant wildfires, accelerated by climate change—was very much a this-world problem. “Some folks said it felt like living on the next planet over, the red one,” Steve Rubenstein and Michael Cabanatuan... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-11 12:16:42 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Death of Jesus’ completes J.M. Coetzee’s nativity-inspired trilogy. But what does it all mean?

The Nobel laureate’s novels sit uncooperatively in a zone between allegory and parable, refuting interpretation. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison not only remade American literature, she challenged us to resist the tenacity of racism

The Nobel laureate, who died on Monday, blasted many a myth, with eloquence and grace. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-06 18:28:08 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate, Has Died at 88

Toni Morrison, giant of American literature and the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has passed away. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 14:08:13 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison dies, aged 88

Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate and author of Beloved, has died at the age of 88, her publisher Knopf has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 11:43:53 UTC ]
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V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Laureate and Chronicler of Postcolonialism, Dies at 85

The Trinidadian-born author of Indian ancestry lived his adult life in England, writing the powerful but polarizing books on migration and empire that won him the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Seamus Heaney collection to be published

An anthology of later work by the Nobel laureate will feature a last poem, In Time, written for his granddaughter SíofraSeamus Heaney obituary by Neil CorcoranA poem written for his granddaughter and never published before in the UK will form part of a new collection of selected poems by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Samuel Beckett story to be published 80 years after it was rejected

Nobel laureate was told by publisher that 'people will shudder and be puzzled and confused' by reading Echo's BonesA previously unpublished story by Samuel Beckett will go on sale in bookshops for the first time, 80 years after his publisher rejected it as a nightmare read that gave him "the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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