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The legacy for which this Cuban dissident fought is still unfolding

Book review of Give Me Liberty: The True Story of Oswaldo Payá and his Daring Quest for a Free Cuba by David E. Hoffman Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-01 12:00:49 UTC ]
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The historical novel ‘Horse’ sheds light on real-life racism

Pulitzer winner Geraldine Brooks’s latest book is a sweeping tale that uses the true story of a famous 19th-century racehorse to explore the roots and legacy of enslavement. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-17 13:11:51 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Nightcrawling,’ by Leila Mottley

Leila Mottley’s debut novel about a teenager’s serial abuse is based on a true story. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-07 09:00:12 UTC ]
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Exclusive cover reveal: Suad Amiry’s Mother of Strangers.

Lit Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Suad Amiry’s new novel, Mother of Strangers, which will be published by Penguin Random House this August. Mother of Strangers, based on a true story, follows the lives of 15-year-old mechanic Subhi and 13-year-old Shams, the girl he hopes to marry one... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-07 15:36:20 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 13, 2022

“‘High-Risk.’ Was I that? What did those words even mean?” Edgar Gomez on sex, desire, and going on PrEP. | Lit Hub Memoir David Hollander considers how fiction can save us from despair. | Lit Hub “The true story of the diary’s composition reveals how much thought and effort Anne put into... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-13 11:30:16 UTC ]
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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

The author of The Fortune Men will now compete with five other novelists from South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US for the 2021 awardAlex Clark explores how the Booker shortlist tunes in to the worries of our ageJust one British author has made the shortlist for this year’s Booker prize: Nadifa... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-14 15:25:06 UTC ]
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A ’50s mom finds her calling as a spy in the captivating novel ‘A Woman of Intelligence’

Based on a true story, Karin Tanabe’s new book is a mid-20th-century period piece, but oh, how familiar it seems. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Phil Earle | 'I genuinely thought I was done. I had nothing left to say'

"I had a physical reaction. It literally made the hairs on my arm stand up.” Phil Earle is talking about the moment he heard the true story which inspired his new children’s book When the Sky Falls. The story was “gifted” to him by a family member, whose father was part of the Manchester home... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-19 20:44:59 UTC ]
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Writing a Saudi American Novel When No One Has Done It Before

Before I spotted Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia on the shelves of a Borders bookstore near my Pennsylvania college, I had never seen a book about a Saudi woman before. Princess, according to its book jacket, which featured a fully veiled woman in high heels, was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 09:48:19 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish 'eye-opening' true story of growing up with autism

Puffin has announced it is publishing A Different Sort of Normal, written and illustrated by debut talent Abigail Balfe – the true story of one girl's journey growing up with autism. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 08:28:31 UTC ]
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Borough Press takes Munnik's 'haunting' The Aerialists

The Borough Press has bought The Aerialists by Katie Munnik, a “haunting” novel based on the true story of teenage girl who fell to her death during the Great Exhibition of 1896. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 19:21:41 UTC ]
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Sphere scoops another true crime title from David Wilson

Sphere will publish A Plot to Kill: A True Story of Deception, Betrayal and Murder in a Quiet English Town, from criminologist David Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 17:27:16 UTC ]
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Skyhorse Will Publish Michael Cohen's Tell-all, 'Disloyal'

Skyhorse has set a September 8 publication date for Michael Cohen’s 'Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump.' The publisher calls the tell-all "the most devastating business and political horror story of the century." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Tree acquires Liz Fraser memoir

Bloomsbury's Green Tree is to publish Liz Fraser's memoir Coming Clean: A True Story of Love, Addiction and Recovery next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 11:02:40 UTC ]
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Faber acquires 'heart-wrenching' graphic novel about refugee camp

Faber has acquired When Stars are Scattered, a "heart-wrenching" graphic novel set in a refugee camp, based on the true story of Omar Mohamed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:44:16 UTC ]
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Abandoning suburbia for the open water, a family finds more than adventure in ‘Sea Wife’

Inspired by a true story, Amity Gaige’s new novel is a gripping tale of a marriage on the brink Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books snaps up Eliska Tanzer's debut

Mirror Books will publish "a major début by a fresh and exciting new voice in literature", inspired by a true story of a girl from a Romani ghetto. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 17:15:59 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs puppy farming campaign tale

Mirror Books has acquired the true story of Lucy, the puppy farm Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and the campaign she inspired that led to Lucy’s Law and the nationwide ban on puppy farming. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 02:27:24 UTC ]
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