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Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'
[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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It is no coincidence that in the opening pages of Willa Cather’s My Ántonia, her narrator, Jim Burden, at the age of 10, has buried his nose in a book about Jesse James. The boy is on a train traveling west from his home in Virginia, roughly the same trip Cather herself made at roughly the same... Continue reading at 'Slate'
[ Slate | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Our members have spoken! The third selection in Slate’s Year of Great Books is My Ántonia, Willa Cather’s novel about a Bohemian family’s pioneering life in the American West. (See the complete voting results here.) And to help celebrate, Penguin Classics is giving Slate Plus members a chance to... Continue reading at 'Slate'
[ Slate | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, Albert Camus, John Updike, Toni... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'
[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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