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In ‘Young Rembrandt,’ Onno Blom tries to piece together the artist as a young man

The book began as a series of weekly newspaper columns in which the author attempted to trace the path of the Dutch artist’s early years. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-10 13:27:53 UTC ]
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Watch Mitchell Jackson give away 125 copies of his memoir on 125th Street in Harlem.

It’s damn near inevitable—someone asking me “who do I write for?” Most times I say, I’m writing for a 20-year-old version of myself, a young man who wasn’t a reader, but who might’ve been had he been exposed to the right books; who wasn’t an intellectual, but was ever curious; who listened to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 19:00:48 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Ta-Nehisi Coates Tries His Hand at Fiction

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the bestselling author and MacArthur Fellowship recipient, is about to add novelist to the list. His debut novel, 'The Water Dancer' (One World, Sept.), follows a young man’s conflicted journey into the covert war on slavery. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Jimmy Kimmel Video is Entitled “Woman Crushes Watermelons With Her Thighs,” and, Well, That’s What Happens

In his unfortunately-titled 1895 self-help book Successward: A Young Man’s Book for Young Men, Edward Bok had the following to say about the importance of honesty in business: Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nabokov on one page, nudes on the next: a Playboy literary editor reveals all

In the wake of Hugh Hefner’s death, the magazine’s former fiction editor shares how she got everyone from Donna Tartt to Margaret Atwood to write for herI am not the only woman who worked at Playboy and kept her clothes on. When I was hired as literary editor in 2005, Hugh Hefner’s basic recipe... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blair reveals he 'toyed with Marxism' after reading book on Trotsky

Former prime minister tells BBC Radio 4 that learning about the Russian revolutionary was ‘like a light going on’Tony Blair has said that he “toyed with Marxism” as a young man after being inspired by a biography of Leon Trotsky that detailed “extraordinary causes and injustices”.The former... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'What Belongs to You' by Garth Greenwell

Fiction reviews editor Gabe Habash recommends 'What Belongs to You,' the brilliantly structured story of an American teacher in Bulgaria caught in a love affair with a young man. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Clegg: ‘I really understand the loneliness, excitement and vulnerability it takes to create a book now’

The feted US literary agent on addiction, attempted suicide, and having his first novel longlisted for the Booker prizeBill Clegg is a leading New York literary agent and the author of the bestselling memoirs Portrait of an Addict As a Young Man and Ninety Days, which describe respectively his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Billy Coffey: Writing a Different Ending

Still captivated by the distinctive small Virginia town where he grew up, Billy Coffey returns to its proxy in his latest novel, which explores what happens when 20 years’ worth of guilt about a young man’s untimely death overtakes three high school classmates. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'James Joyce: A New Biography' by Gordon Bowker: An excerpt

So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. So you're an admirer of James Joyce's "Ulysses"? Well, thank Trieste for that book. Why? Gordon Bowker's "James Joyce: A New Biography" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 608 pp., $35) shows readers how living in that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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