After 22 Years, Gayl Jones Returns

“Palmares” — her first novel since 1999’s “Mosquito” — is an emancipation story set in 17th-century Brazil. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-14 09:00:08 UTC ]
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First Gayl Jones Novel in 20 Years Is Coming This Fall

Gayl Jones has not published a book for 20 years, but her publisher, Beacon Press, is determined to make up for lost time, publishing five new books by the influential author over the next two years—including the novel 'Palmares' this September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Long-Awaited Return of Gayl Jones

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Virago to publish first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones

Virago is publishing the first novel in two decades from Gayl Jones, Palmares, set in 17th-century colonial Brazil on Portuguese plantations and in the last fugitive slave settlement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louis Sachar returns to wacky Wayside School more than 40 years after ‘Sideways Stories’

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Louis Sachar returns to wacky Wayside School more than 40 years after ‘Sideways Stories’

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The return of cool? The Face is back after 15 years

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