A Restless Housewife, a Closeted Vagabond, and Lady Luck

From the title, you might think that On Swift Horses is about cowboys, horse wrangling, rural landscapes—and you wouldn’t be entirely wrong. Shannon Pufahl’s debut novel explores wide-open spaces and how people navigate them in a post-Depression, post-World War II, Baby Boomer era in Southern California where the land is steadily becoming ripe for the […] The post A Restless Housewife, a Closeted Vagabond, and Lady Luck appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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No-prorogation justice Lady Hale to publish memoir and guide to the law

Judge famous for ruling against Boris Johnson will recount how ‘a little girl from North Yorkshire became the most senior judge in the UK’ Lady Hale, who presided over the momentous decision to rule Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament unlawful, is set to write her memoirs, of how “a little... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bodley Head signs Lady Hale memoir in two-book deal

The Bodley Head has signed the memoir of former Supreme Court president Lady Hale in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lady Gaga’s organization is publishing an anthology about kindness.

Boy do we need it. Lady Gaga and her organization, the Born This Way Foundation, have announced that they’ll be publishing an anthology later this year called Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community.  All of the anthology’s authors are contributors to the Born This Way Channel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lady Gaga signs with Macmillan for 'vital' children's book on kindness

Lady Gaga’s foundation has signed a global deal with Macmillan for a “vital” book of inspirational stories by young people and “notes of empowerment” from the singer herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Princess Margaret's lady-in-waiting Glenconner strikes two-book crime deal

Princess Margaret's former lady-in-waiting Anne Glenconner has struck a two-book deal for two crime novels with Hodder & Stoughton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts

I first encountered Carmen Maria Machado in 2016, reading her short fiction “Horror Story” in Granta. Her innovative and acclaimed debut collection Her Body and Other Parties had not yet been published, but I scourged the internet for everything I could find. What I found were stories about... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bristol University saves historic copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Bristol University has bought a copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover that once belonged to Sir Laurence Byrne, the judge who presided over the landmark 1960 obscenity case, keeping the historic edition in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Networks Luck out as bereft Colts are limited to just three national TV windows

Welcome to another edition of Ad Age Sports Media Marketing Brief, a weekly roundup of news from every zone of the sports media spray chart, including the latest on broadcast/cable/streaming, sponsorships, endorsements, gambling and tech. Luck has nothing to do with it While Andrew Luck’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Don’t let the Trump administration vandalize Lady Liberty’s inspiring message

Ken Cuccinelli offered his own revision of one of America’s most famous poems. It wasn’t pretty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Penguin donates £10,000 to Lady Chatterley’s Lover crowdfunder

Penguin has donated £10,000 to the crowdfunding campaign to keep a historic copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-24 03:23:01 UTC ]
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Council speaker wants to raid your closet

Under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City tried to act as the food police. Now the city is looking to become the fashion police. City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Corey Johnson is... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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A bored housewife jumps back into the spy game again in ‘The Paris Diversion’

Chris Pavone’s new novel is as much the story of a modern woman as it is a globe-hopping thriller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Crowdfunder launched to keep historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in UK

English PEN has set up a crowdfunding campaign to keep an historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Export ban on judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover

In a rare move, the Government is appealing for a buyer to pay £56,250 for the obscenity trial judge’s copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover to stop it leaving the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder scoops ‘remarkable’ memoir by Princess Margaret’s lady-in-waiting

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired the memoir of Princess Margaret’s former lady-in-waiting Lady Anne Glenconner, with plans to publish in October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First Lady places second as Walliams' Ice scores twice

David Walliams and Tony Ross’ The Ice Monster (HarperCollins) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 95,484 copies to beat Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking) to the top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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From Madonna's Sex to Lady Chatterley: inside the Bodleian's explicit book club

Created at the height of Victorian prudishness, the Bodleian Library’s Phi collection was designed to protect young minds from ‘immoral’ books. More than a century later, they’re going on display for the first timeLibraries today take a dim view of censorship. They are places where knowledge is... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PCR promotes Boatman and Bohm, hires Luck

Little, Brown Book Group division Piatkus Constable Robinson (PCR) has promoted publishers Anna Boatman and Zoe Bohm and hired Gina Luck as PCR brand publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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