A modern-day historian writes the timeline of American decline

British journalist Nick Bryant became attached to the U.S. in the 1980s. Then things went downhill Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing a Saudi American Novel When No One Has Done It Before

Before I spotted Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia on the shelves of a Borders bookstore near my Pennsylvania college, I had never seen a book about a Saudi woman before. Princess, according to its book jacket, which featured a fully veiled woman in high heels, was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 09:48:19 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Continuum to publish Bryant's 'modern-day Letter from America’

Bloomsbury Continuum has acquired When America Stopped Being Great by BBC New York correspondent Nick Bryant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 12:55:05 UTC ]
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'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

Drinking sherry, bingeing Downton Abbey ... how authors keep up the spirit of the season, even when writing during heatwaves and a nightmarish ChristmasChristmas novels are not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens sold out of his first print run of A Christmas Carol in days in December 1843, while... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 15:22:04 UTC ]
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Scribe to publish account from within China's 'modern-day gulags'

Scribe will publish The Chief Witness: Escape from China’s Modern-day Concentration Camps by Sayragul Sauytbay and Alexandra Cavelius. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 14:49:23 UTC ]
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National Writing Day launches online #writefromhome campaign

National Writing Day is launching a bank of online writing resources for students, as part of a campaign to encourage them to write during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 22:46:41 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s 2020 World Book Day: ‘Reading in Sharp Decline’

Armed with new and disturbing survey information about youth reading from the National Literary Trust, this year's UK World Book Day hands out book tokens. The post The UK’s 2020 World Book Day: ‘Reading in Sharp Decline’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-05 15:46:41 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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WI15: Preserving African-American Writings: PW Talks with W. Paul Coates

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with W. Paul Coates, who will participate in a keynote panel entitled “Bookselling and Liberation: Black Bookstores in America, from the ’60s to the Present” on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The most influential American author of her generation, Toni Morrison's writing was radically ambiguous

In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-07 06:00:28 UTC ]
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Sharlene Teo to deliver National Creative Writing Industry Day keynote

The National Creative Writing Industry Day returns for the fifth year in November, with author Sharlene Teo as the keynote speaker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 16:03:30 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up 'modern-day Cinderella tale' from Sophia Money-Coutts

HarperCollins will publish two new titles by journalist and author Sophia Money-Coutts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:09:25 UTC ]
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In ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill,’ Abbi Waxman introduces a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet

The novel follows an introverted millennial heroine whose life is upended by a family she didn’t know existed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-09 15:44:59 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Cautionary Tales for Modern Day Brats: Evangeline Lilly

Actor Lilly is at work on an expansive series of haunting picture books with important lessons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Cavendish College launches one-day writing festival

Lucy Cavendish College, part of the University of Cambridge and the organiser of the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize, is launching a festival for aspiring authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North American Comics Market Declined 6.5% in 2017

Combined North American sales of graphic novels and periodical comics declined about 6.5% to $1.01 billion in 2017, although graphic novel sales via the book trade were essentially flat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Writing Day events up 83%

The number of events held for this year’s National Writing Day increased 83% compared to 2017, according to the organisers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Shocking' first-hand account of modern-day slavery to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a "shocking" true story of modern-day slavery in the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing the African-American Experience

New nonfiction works offer social insight and personal catharsis in the wake of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s 'Between the World and Me.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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