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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

His novels and short stories are populated with refugees from war, colonialism and historical injustice Continue reading at 'The Economist'

[ The Economist | 2021-10-07 16:46:03 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in literature awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah

The Swedish Academy awarded the prize to the Tanzanian author whose English-language novels include “Paradise,” “By the Sea” and “Desertion.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-07 11:03:10 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The U.K.-based English-language Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” He is the fifth... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Incest story by Pinocchio author published in English for the first time

Carlo Collodi’s version of Donkey Skin, by French author Charles Perrault, will appear in a new collection of Italian fairytalesCarlo Collodi is remembered today for Pinocchio, his 1881 children’s story about a puppet who turns into a real boy, immortalised on screen by Disney. Now another... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-01 13:46:15 UTC ]
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'At long last, Idunit!' Wole Soyinka on his first novel in nearly 50 years

The Nigerian writer, the first sub-Saharan winner of the Nobel Prize, discusses 'Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-23 13:00:36 UTC ]
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Academic publishing is broken

Created in 2011, Sci-Hub is the largest free repository of scholarly articles in the world. Or rather, it is the largest shadow library of pirated articles that exists. And its creator, Kazakh researcher Alexandra Elbakyan deserves a Nobel Prize for her work as a modern Robin Hood. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 12:32:57 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: March 22, 2021

Walter Isaacson's 'The Code Breaker,' about Nobel Prize–winning CRISPR chemist Jennifer Doudna, is the #5 book in the country. Plus the heroine of Kate Quinn's latest historical cracks 'The Rose Code,' and Floret Farm's Erin Benzakein says it with dahlias. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Klara and the Sun,’ a robot tries to make sense of humanity

Ishiguro’s first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in 2017 is a delicate, haunting story, steeped in sorrow and hope. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-02 16:46:21 UTC ]
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Found in translation

Many have highlighted the potential benefits of reading translated literature, and with novels like Olga Tokarczuk’s Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, it seems that translated works are performing better than ever. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:35:04 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan sells entire publishing catalogue to Universal Music

Deal covers 600 songs including Blowin’ in the Wind and Knockin’ on Heaven’s DoorUniversal Music has struck a deal to buy the rights to Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of 600 songs, from Blowin’ in the Wind to Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, in the biggest music publishing deal in decades.Dylan, whose... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-07 12:40:36 UTC ]
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Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to the American poet Louise Glück "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." This story is developing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PUP author Penrose awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Theoretical physicist and Princeton University Press author Roger Penrose has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, with Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, for his work on black holes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 00:04:24 UTC ]
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New Ishiguro novel coming in March 2021

Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017, will be published by Faber & Faber on 2nd March 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 08:35:46 UTC ]
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Knopf Buys New Ishiguro Novel

Kazuo Ishiguro has sold a new novel, which marks his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. 'Klara and the Sun,' narrated by "an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities," is set for March 2021, Knopf said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 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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Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? | Garry Disher

Every now and then I encounter people who can’t suspend disbelief. They ask how I can write about ‘such terrible things’Feeling unappreciated is your lot as a writer. Few readers; no readers. Scathing reviews; no reviews. Publishers saying, “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” or not taking a punt on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-03 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Chill Your Wine in John Steinbeck’s Silver Bucket

John Steinbeck, who won both a Pulitzer Prize (in 1940 for The Grapes of Wrath) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962, died 51 years ago, and yet he is still making news. Last month, the Los Angeles Times reported that legal squabbling over his literary estate had finally come to an end... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-21 08:49:16 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Novelist of our hearts Toni Morrison died Monday night, her publisher reports, at the age of 88. Morrison won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her best-selling, groundbreaking novel Beloved, and was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1993. She wrote 11 novels... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-08-08 21:38:07 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

Morrison's accolades included a Pulitzer, a Nobel Prize in literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-08-06 14:40:16 UTC ]
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