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10 of the Best Novels and Short Stories about the First World War

The story of the First World War has been told in fiction, film, and television many times since the Great War began in 1914. Previously, we gathered together some of the best poems about the First World War, but what about the novels and short stories that have been written? […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-09-02 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Werner Herzog to tell story of Japanese soldier who refused to surrender

The German film director has announced two new books: a memoir and The Twilight World, about a remarkable second world war officerWerner Herzog is writing a book about Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese soldier who took three decades to surrender after the end of the second world war.The esteemed German... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-18 12:56:08 UTC ]
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21 Books for the 21st Century: The Results of Our Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists Earlier this spring, the editors of WLT invited twenty-one writers to nominate a single book, published since the year 2000, that has had a major influence on their own work, along with a brief statement explaining their choice. We published... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-28 13:32:05 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph pre-empts Lim's 'poetic' memoir of family secrets

Teresa Lim’s multi-generational memoir about a long-buried family tragedy set against the Second World War in Singapore has gone to Penguin Michael Joseph.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-19 12:40:25 UTC ]
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The greatest prison escape ever? ‘The Confidence Men’ tells a sensational true story.

Margalit Fox’s new book is an enthralling tale about two British officers who broke out of a World War I POW camp with the help of a Ouija board. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-16 16:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Finkelstein's family memoir of war-time persecution

Williams Collins has pre-empted a memoir by political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein uncovering his family’s devastating experiences of persecution during the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 16:01:10 UTC ]
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Lyn Macdonald, acclaimed chronicler of World War I, dies at 91

A former radio producer, she interviewed thousands of veterans for books that made her known as “the recording angel of the common soldier.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-22 15:07:00 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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Obituary: Tom Maschler

Tom Maschler Born 16th August 1933 Died 15th October 2020 Rogers, Coleridge & White managing director Peter Straus remembers the late, acclaimed publisher Like many of the impressive publishers to emerge after the Second World War, Tom Maschler was a Jewish émigré from Europe. He was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 04:38:04 UTC ]
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Story of Churchill's daughter-in-law to Virago

Virago has acquired a new book from Sonia Purnell, telling the "explosive" story of Pamela Harriman, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s beloved daughter-in-law, and "secret weapon" during the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 04:52:06 UTC ]
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Faber scores middle-grade novel inspired by 'female football legends'

Faber is publishing Lou Kuenzler's latest middle-grade novel, inspired by the stories of the female footballers who rose to fame following the First World War.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:42:25 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish 'remarkable' World War Two memoir

Mirror Books will publish new memoir about the only living sisters to have signed the Official Secrets Act during the Second World War.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 12:36:25 UTC ]
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Walker to publish Michael Rosen's family tale of the Second World War

Walker Books will publish Michael Rosen’s The Missing; The True Story of my Family in World War Two in January 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 17:56:29 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up Gaynor's Second World War novel

HarperCollins has snapped up The Kingfisher Patrol, a new novel from Hazel Gaynor set in Japanese-occupied China during the Second World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 00:37:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs World War Two novel

HarperCollins has snapped up a World War Two novel "full of friendship and hope" by Christopher de Vinck, that was inspired by the essayist's family.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 00:58:20 UTC ]
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George Richardson obituary

My friend George Richardson, who has died aged 94, spent most of his working life at Oxford University, including as chief executive of Oxford University Press (OUP) from the mid-1970s to the late 80s.He was born in Cricklewood, north London, to Christina, a homemaker, and George, a businessman.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 16:53:02 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker picks up 'astonishing' McMenamin novel

Harvill Secker has picked up an "astonishing" novel from Ciarán McMenamin set in Ireland after the First World War. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 12:14:24 UTC ]
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Three plucky sisters refuse to accept their place in the world in Amy Stewart’s new novel

As the world verges on World War I, the battle of the sexes rages in “Kopp Sisters on the March.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-16 14:00:00 UTC ]
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How Einstein’s science defied nationalism and crossed borders

Matthew Stanley describes an international effort during World War I to support his most famous theory. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-20 18:39:41 UTC ]
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Imperial War Museums launch Wartime Classics series

Imperial War Museums will launch a new classic fiction series this September to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, the Imperial War Museums Wartime Classics series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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