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WLT Book Buzz Episode #2 - Reading History: Partition, the Tulsa Race Massacre, Bold Women & More

News and Events In this second episode of WLT Book Buzz, Laura Hernandez & Bunmi Ishola cover 42 books that connect with history. Find out what they read this summer and why these books should be on your shelf. Partition, World War II, the Tulsa Race... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-04 15:40:39 UTC ]
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Knopf Names Jordan Pavlin Its Editor in Chief

Ms. Pavlin, a longtime editor at the publishing house who has worked with Ayana Mathis, Tommy Orange and Yaa Gyasi, succeeds Sonny Mehta, who died in 2019. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-14 19:01:22 UTC ]
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Springboard ready for lift-off, as titles and schedule revealed

Books by Yaa Gyasi, Lisa Taddeo, Amanda Craig, Will Dean, Vaseem Khan, Stanley Tucci, Leone Ross, Kate Mosse, Bryony Gordon, Elle McNicoll, Dapo Adeola, and Rashmi Sirdeshpande will feature during the Springboard Conference, a joint initiative between The Bookseller and the Booksellers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 16:41:12 UTC ]
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The Back Story Behind ‘Transcendent Kingdom’: Yaa Gyasi Is a Solid Friend

Loyalty spurred the best-selling author to visit a neuroscientist’s lab. What she saw there inspired her next narrator. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-17 09:00:05 UTC ]
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A Scientist Tries to Understand Her Family Problems Through Mice

Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing told the story of two branches of a Ghanaian family, one descended from a woman who marries a white slave trader and whose line stays in Ghana, another descended from her half-sister who is captured and sent to America in bondage. Gyasi’s second novel... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 14, 2020

Elena Ferrante returns with the #8 book in the country, ‘The Lying Life of Adults.’ Plus Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom,’ the latest Read with Jenna pick, lands at #4 in hardcover fiction, and Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five, coauthors the YA novel-in-verse ‘Punching the Air.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After her epic debut novel on slavery's descendants, Yaa Gyasi wrote even closer to home

In 'Transcendent Kingdom,' Yaa Gyasi's second novel, she focuses on America — its promise and peril — and on one Ghanaian American family in Alabama. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-08-27 16:49:47 UTC ]
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Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ is a book of blazing brilliance

Gyasi’s novel is nothing like ‘Homegoing,’ her hit debut, but it’s just as rewarding. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Yaa Gyasi | 'When we use words like 'institutionalised racism', what does that mean?'

Glittering reviews, swathes of high-profile media coverage and a reported seven-figure sum — Yaa Gyasi’s début Homegoing lives up to the hype, says Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35

The honorees for the program's eleventh year include Brit Bennett, Yaa Gyasi, Greg Jackson, S. Li, and Thomas Pierce. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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