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Laurence King Publishing offers Woolf essay early to bookshops

Laurence King Publishing is branching out with the first standalone volume of Virginia Woolf’s essay How Should One Read a Book? featuring a new introduction and afterword by author Sheila Heti. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:27:44 UTC ]
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Looking at Agatha Christie and Feminism

This week, Claire Jarvis reviews a biography of Virginia Woolf by Gillian Gill. In 1990, John Mortimer wrote for the Book Review about “Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries,” Gill’s biography of Christie. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-10 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Two thirds of professional writers earn less than £10k, RSL survey finds

Sixty-seven percent of professional writers earned £10,000 or less in 2018, a Royal Society of Literature poll of more than 2,000 authors has found, with a room of one’s own still viewed as the most important requirement for a writing career 90 years on from Virginia Woolf’s seminal essay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 18:49:13 UTC ]
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SP Books to publish handwritten Mrs Dalloway manuscript

Virginia Woolf’s handwritten notebooks in which she penned Mrs Dalloway are being published as a facsimile manuscript for the first time by Parisian press SP Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 14:48:28 UTC ]
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Virginia Woolf's great-niece Emma to publish debut novel

The great-niece of Virginia Woolf is to publish her debut novel in July with Three Hares Publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small publishers doing all the hard work for the big ones?

These days, it is minimally staffed and funded firms who invest in new authors. The giants avoid such risk, only picking the writers once their names are madePaul McVeigh and Kirsty Logan are authors you may have heard of. Both of their debuts were published by Salt, an independent publisher.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Which Famous Author Wrote This Children’s Book?

Believe it or not, James Joyce wrote literature for children—as did Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, and many other authors known mostly for their more adult-friendly classics. For this edition of our weekly quiz, we challenge you to identify the authors of 10 children’s book excerpts. They... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin to partner with London Library for new series

Pushkin Press is partnering with literary institution The London Library to produce a series of "beautifully designed" books containing material from authors such as Lewis Carroll, E M Forster and Virginia Woolf. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virginia Woolf's great niece donates £250,000 to protect Bloomsbury haven

A £25,000 donation from Virginia Woolf's great niece has put the wheels in motion for a Bloomsbury Group £8.5m "centenary project". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virginia Woolf ballet at Royal Opera House

A ballet based on the life and works of Virginia Woolf will premiere next year, forming a central... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice Magazine's controversial images of female authors committing suicide are taken down

Vice Magazine's newest fashion spread depicted models dressed like Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and others in the act of committing suicide. The photos were taken down after a public outcry. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage unveils Orange Inheritance Collection

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 07:43 Vintage Classics has unveiled its Orange Inheritance Collection, with works by Virginia Woolf, Richard Yates and Honore de Balzac among the titles selected by Orange Prize winners to pass on to the next generation. As... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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