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My Novel’s Heroine is Doing Better in the Publishing World Than I Did

When I started writing my current novel, Paris Never Leaves You, I had no idea the protagonist, a young widow struggling to survive in Occupied Paris, would end up working in a New York publishing house. I knew she would get to America, but I assumed she would enter the fashion or beauty... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:22 UTC ]
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Still stuck at home? Read these 7 books in which . . . very little happens.

I started writing this post as a counterpoint to the “describe your favorite book in the most boring way possible” trend. It was meant to be something along the lines of “describe a plotless book in the most exciting way possible.” But more I thought about the books below, initially attempting... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-16 20:13:40 UTC ]
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What comes after we get rid of objectivity in journalism?

The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and the protests that followed, helped spark a debate in many newsrooms and journalism schools around the country about the time-honored principle of objectivity in journalism, and whether it serves any useful purpose. Former... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-02 11:57:40 UTC ]
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Carys Bray | 'My Northern-ness feels like a matter of fact to me'

Set during an extremely wet December, Carys Bray’s new novel tells the story of the cooling climate of a marriage, as well as dealing with climate anxiety. Though she started writing the book almost four years ago, she notes that in the intervening years discussion of the issues she explores in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 02:55:29 UTC ]
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Joe Biden finally addresses Tara Reade’s assault claim

In late March, Ryan Grim, of The Intercept, published a story on Tara Reade, a former staffer in Joe Biden’s Senate office. She was one of several women who had come forward to say that Biden, now the presumptive Democratic nominee, had, in past encounters, touched them inappropriately. Grim... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-01 12:33:41 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Brit Bennett: A Coming-of-Age Debut

A young phenom in the making, Brit Bennett, 25, started writing "The Mothers" while still in high school in Oceanside, Calif., finishing it not long ago while a Zell Postgraduate Fellow at the University of Michigan, and polishing it as recently as two months ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My hero: George Weidenfeld by Antonia Fraser

Lord Weidenfeld, who died this week aged 96, hired author Lady Antonia Fraser when she first started writing. She remembers him introducing her to Wagner and for his perfect chat-up line: “Have you ever thought of writing a book?”“His name is George Weidenfeld,” said my mother, “and he’s a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle turns five: independent women thrive in ebook bestseller charts

EL James and Rachel Abbott take the ebook top spots as self-published success spreads on Amazon’s e-reader Related: Rachel Abbott: 'Self-publishing means the success of my books is entirely down to me' Five years ago, Rachel Abbott was retired. Today, she has been named the most popular... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Son, Who Am I?

Last week we dropped my two sons off at their first overnight camp. They are 9 and 11. They will spend almost a month there, and we will be here, at home, feeling weird about things. Since the only way I can communicate with them is by mail, and since one of my favorite Slate pieces this year... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ciara Geraghty on chick lit, love, and details

Irish author Ciara Geraghty (her first name's pronounced "Keira") started writing when she was 34 and hasn't stopped since, despite the advent of children and husband. Ciara writes novels that are light and laced with humour (she rightly rejects the label "chick lit") despite hefty subject... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Child and Collins join Kindle Million Club

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 14:49 Lee Child and Suzanne Collins are the latest authors to sell more than a million Kindle books. The pair join Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts and Charlaine Harris. Child, who has written 16 Jack Reacher thrillers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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