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Jane Smiley on What It’s Like to Have Your Book Banned

Earlier this month, Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres was banned from the Iowa City Schools. Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 17 novels, two collections of short fiction, five nonfiction books, and eight books for young adults. She spoke to The Little Hawk, the student newspaper of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-19 09:59:29 UTC ]
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Arundhati Roy calls the siege of Gaza “a crime against humanity.”

In a video address to the Munich Literature Festival yesterday, the human rights activist and Booker Prize-winning author of The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy made a powerful speech in solidarity with the Gazan people, and with the millions around the world marching for a ceasefire. Roy—who... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-17 17:42:49 UTC ]
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Kazuo Ishiguro song lyrics collection to be published

The prize-winning novelist’s lyrics, written for US jazz singer Stacey Kent, will be published with illustrations next MarchA collection of lyrics written by the novelist Kazuo Ishiguro for the American jazz singer Stacey Kent is due to be published next year.“I’ve built a reputation over the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-14 15:03:01 UTC ]
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Reading Pathways: Barbara Kingsolver

If you're new to the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Kingsolver, these three reads are an ideal entry point into her work. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-11 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Just for funsies, Michael Chabon built a replica of the SFF section of his childhood bookstore.

Michael Chabon—the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Wonder Boys, and The Yiddish Policeman’s Union—spent his Covid quarantine taking a trip…through time! Well, not literally, but in an emotional and curatorial sense, the speculative fiction maestro... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-04 16:04:28 UTC ]
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Cormac McCarthy's fearless approach to writing

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author was always willing to experiment with his prose, pacing and narration, crafting an oeuvre that varied wildly in style and structure. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-06-16 17:42:27 UTC ]
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Cormac McCarthy, Author of The Road, Has Died at 89

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy has died of natural causes in his Sante Fe home at the age of 89. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-13 20:12:27 UTC ]
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Cormac McCarthy, bleak and brutal titan of American literature, dead at 89

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy, who wrote nihilistic and violent tales of the American frontier and post-apocalyptic worlds that enthralled and appalled readers, died on Tuesday at the age of 89, his representative confirmed to CBC... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-06-13 20:01:40 UTC ]
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Barbara Kingsolver's 'Demon Copperhead' and the enduring devastation of the opioid crisis

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is just one of many artists from Appalachia who are probing the crisis in their work, while taking pains to ensure that it doesn’t define the region and its people. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-05-17 12:40:39 UTC ]
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Jennifer Egan on the Fascinating Interactions Between Technology and Inner Life

Illustration by Krishna Bala Shenoi. Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso is a weekly series of intimate conversations with artists, authors, and politicians. It’s a podcast where people sound like people. New episodes air every Sunday, distributed by Pushkin Industries.  * In this episode from May 2022,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-25 08:53:29 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Kenzaburo Oe Has Died at 88

Kenzaburō Ōe, the Nobel Prize-winning Japanese novelist known for his fiction addressing social and political issues, has passed away at 88. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-13 16:17:07 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘This Other Eden,’ by Paul Harding

In his latest novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Harding reimagines the history of a small mixed-race community’s devastating eviction from their homes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-24 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Column: It shouldn't take a saint to ease homelessness. But Dr. Jim tries in 'Rough Sleepers'

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder joins the Los Angeles Times Book Club on Jan. 26 to discuss his newest book, "Rough Sleepers.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-11 20:26:55 UTC ]
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Booker prize winner urges people not to circulate pirated copies of his novel

Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka spent seven years writing The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, which won the prestigious award on Monday, and asks readers to honour the work put into itBooker prize-winning author Shehan Karunatilaka has asked people not to circulate pirated versions of his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-21 13:11:21 UTC ]
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Early Cormac McCarthy Interviews Rediscovered

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has done vanishingly few interviews during the course of his career. In these early ones, some newly uncovered, he is less guarded. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-30 13:09:07 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, Prize-Winning Author Known for ‘Wolf Hall,’ Dies at 70

The two-time Booker Prize-winning author was known for “Wolf Hall” and two other novels based on the life of Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-24 00:46:55 UTC ]
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WOLF HALL Author Hilary Mantel Dies at 70

Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel has died at 70 years old. She was a prolific writer of books, including WOLF HALL. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 12:55:04 UTC ]
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Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70

Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-23 11:29:52 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday• Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’• ‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own wordsThe Booker... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-23 11:29:23 UTC ]
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At 66, Elizabeth Strout Has Reached Maximum Productivity

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has written five books in six years and been nominated for a Booker Prize for “Oh William!” What’s gotten into her? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-03 12:59:45 UTC ]
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