9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post 9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-07 11:00:15 UTC ]
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8 Eerie Reads From the Literary Fiction Shelves

While you're perusing the literary fiction shelves, create a haunting atmosphere with these eerie literary fiction titles for Halloween and beyond. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-31 10:40:16 UTC ]
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Just in time for Halloween, the best horror fiction of the year

The genre is experiencing a renaissance with quality novels and short stories from new and established authors. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 18:17:37 UTC ]
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Duolingo adds short stories to its language-learning iPhone app

Duolingo's library of interactive short stories is finally available for mobile, particularly for iPhones. The language-learning portal's Stories feature, which offers over 100 fully voiced bite-sized stories designed to test your reading and listeni... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection is a dazzling experiment in form and genre

The “White Teeth” author is witty and eviscerating in stories sprinkled with current events. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-28 16:43:26 UTC ]
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The Best of the Horror Story

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reviews a new anthology of classic horror stories Shortly after receiving my review copies of Darryl Jones’s informative and engaging history of the horror genre, Sleeping with the Lights On, the publishers, Oxford University... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-10-25 14:00:45 UTC ]
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8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-25 10:39:52 UTC ]
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Stripes signs new fiction series in three-book deal

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a young fiction series written by Sylvia Bishop, with two-colour illustrations by Ashley King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rothwell joins Arrow as fiction editor

Jennie Rothwell has left Bonnier Books UK to join Cornerstone imprint Arrow as fiction editor.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 17:02:20 UTC ]
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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

Casey Cep, Laura Cumming and Hallie Rubenhold are among the authors shortlisted for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, in a "magnificent" shortlist dominated by female authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:32:45 UTC ]
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Audible partners with Uber on stories for stressed passengers

Audible has partnered with Uber to launch in-app short stories to help stressed passengers find a "literary escape" on their journey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 14:31:04 UTC ]
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City Winery’s Michael Dorf looks back at his ups and downs in the music business

In “Indulge Your Senses,” the Knitting Factory mastermind talks about cracking the code on catering to serious music fans. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-18 15:49:40 UTC ]
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Announcing THE BEST ASIAN SHORT STORIES 2019

Get more global with your reading, thanks to the Best Asian Short Stories 2019 collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-18 10:35:55 UTC ]
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Liz Moore’s Philadelphia Story

Liz Moore’s fourth novel, 'Long Bright River,' is a police procedural set in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker signs new MG comic fantasy adventure by Amy Sparkes

Publisher Walker Books has snapped up The House at the Edge of Magic, a middle-grade comic fantasy adventure by picture book author Amy Sparkes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 00:50:05 UTC ]
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Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 23:19:02 UTC ]
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Music Is in the Air for Facebook and Instagram Users in More European Markets

Facebook is bringing its music and related interactive video features to more markets in Europe. Music publishing business development lead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Ella Kirby said in a blog post that music on Facebook and Instagram is now available in Denmark, Finland, Iceland,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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A celebration of the outsiders and outcasts who have made music great

Ted Gioia’s sweeping history is as subversive — and immersive — as his title suggests. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-16 16:20:10 UTC ]
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Balancing Real World Oppression with a Fantasy Western Romp

One Rioter interviews author Charlotte Nicole Davis about writing her debut YA novel THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS--an inclusive, Western-inspired fantasy story. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-16 10:39:31 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: What's the Story with Storytel?

The Swedish Company is leading a booming digital audiobook subscription market in Europe. But is the digital subscription business sustainable for publishers? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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