‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin

Today, we present an excerpt from a debut novel that earned praise from Victor LaValle, who called it a "gripping and moving book." The post ‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-10 19:30:59 UTC ]
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‘The Ventriloquists’: Featured Fiction from E.R. Ramzipoor

An excerpt from a debut novel that Booklist calls a "compelling historical thriller." The post ‘The Ventriloquists’: Featured Fiction from E.R. Ramzipoor appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-08-27 19:00:55 UTC ]
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Audible launches fiction podcast featuring Johnson, McBride and Little

Audible is launching a fiction podcast featuring original short stories from writers including Daisy Johnson, Eimear McBride and Liv Little. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 17:17:09 UTC ]
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McDermid and MacBride feature in Bloody Scotland's first 'chilling' fiction

Val McDermid, Christopher Brookmyre, Denise Mina and Stuart MacBride will feature in crime festival Bloody Scotland's first ever book of fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK

'Currently 25 percent of our top 20 fiction titles are translated,' we learn from Waterstones. It appears that UK readers are surprisingly into international books. The post Survey: Translated Fiction Outsells English Fiction in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E-fiction venture Fiction Express goes into print

ReadZone Books will this year publish stories from Fiction Express - an e-fiction venture that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The best science fiction and fantasy of the year so far — plus what we’re looking forward to next

“The City We Became” and “Vagabonds” made waves. Next up: Susanna Clarke’s “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Norman Lock’s ‘American Follies’ mines America’s flawed past for dazzling fiction

The latest installment in Lock’s American Novels series brings together P.T. Barnum and Susan B. Anthony. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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5 Science Fiction Books Full of Humor

Need some cheering up and an out-of-this-world story? Pick up some of the funniest science fiction books this side of the galaxy. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bookouture promotes Crow and hires in marketing and non-fiction

Bookouture has promoted Alex Crow, currently head of digital marketing, to the post of digital marketing director, with Crow also joining Bookouture’s leadership team. Rob Chilver is also joining Bookouture from Headline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Hamnet shakes up the fiction chart

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) has debuted at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction chart, with Delia Owens' Where the Crawdads Sing (Corsair) and Candice Carty-Williams' Queenie (Trapeze) rising to join it in the top three. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 Works of Literary Fiction for Runners

Over the past few months, as gyms and yoga studios and fitness centers have remained closed, many of you antsy yogis and barre-enthusiasts and Zumba-addicts have gone back to that most elemental of exercises: the run. For those of us who like to read and run, well, plenty of books on the subject... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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