An online warehouse gone rogue. Driverless cars, hijacked: Fiction that feels eerily possible.

In two dystopian novels — ‘The Warehouse’ and ‘The Passengers’ — the near future seems very close indeed Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-09 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hackers, fake news and worldwide panic: The plot of ‘The Paladin’ feels eerily real

The latest novel by David Ignatius is a chilling spy thriller about the way the Internet can be weaponized. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The fiction writers saw it coming: The plot of ‘The End of October’ feels all too real

Lawrence Wright’s new novel about a pandemic was meant to be speculative. The author says he’s both proud and embarrassed about what turned out to be foresight. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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20 Must-Read Feel-Good Science Fiction Books

These 20 feel-good science fiction books will suit different tastes and moods, but they’re all comfort food of some variety. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'Red Clocks' imagines a dystopia that feels eerily close to home

How many of us made it through the chaotic past year without occasionally wishing to wake up in an alternative universe? Novelists have the tools to rearrange our reality, testing the limits of things we take for granted — politics, technology, gender, nature — and twisting them into new shapes.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sphere acquires 'feel-good book club' fiction by Sophie Green

Little, Brown imprint Sphere has acquired The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green from Hachette Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ursula Le Guin Debuts Online Fiction Workshop

The National Book Award lifetime achievement winner, who said she no longer has "the stamina" for classroom teaching, wants to guide aspiring writers via her Book View Cafe blog. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How publishing fiction online launched the career of this young writer | Beth Reeks

Indie publishing via online writing communities and ebooks can provide valuable feedback, and even set you on the path to mainstream successNews that a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers doesn't surprise me. I started out writing online. Fed up with the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gollancz deal to put Encyclopedia of Science Fiction online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 09:19 The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is to be released online later this year by ESF Ltd, a new company set up by the contributors to the book, in association with Orion imprint Victor Gollancz. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Best Online Book Clubs: 15 Online Clubs to Join in 2020

So you want to join a book club but don't have time to commit to real-life meetings? Here are the 15 best online book clubs to join right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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BMW electric car ad banned over misleading 'clean car' claims

Ruling by advertising watchdog could have knock on effect on other electric car advertisingThe car company BMW has been censured by the UK’s advertising watchdog for claiming an electric car equipped with a small petrol engine was “clean” and “zero emissions”, in a ruling that could have a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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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Science Fiction for Early Readers: The Fantastic World of DINOSAUR TRAIN

Get to know the fantastic and thrilling world of the DINOSAUR TRAIN series, a shining example of science fiction for early readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bookish Online Tools to Keep Up to Date and Stay Focused

Check out these bookish tools that you can incorporate into your life to keep up to date on the book world and stay focused on your reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

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CUP tackles body image with new children’s non-fiction titles

Cambridge University Press has acquired two children’s non-fiction titles by Dr Charlotte Markey as part of a new trade publishing programme aimed at a broader audience.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Moyes revisits Lou Clark in online story

Jojo Moyes has written a story featuring the heroine of her bestselling novel Me Before You, Lou Clark, and exploring how the character may be coping in lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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