Android morality tale ‘Klara and the Sun’ is not the usual dystopian saga

Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro explores the effects of technology on humans through the eyes of an ever-sunny, ever-likable cyborg. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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‘Klara and the Sun’: Do androids dream of human emotions?

A likable android studies human behavior in Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Klara and the Sun,” which explores the effects of AI. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-03-01 14:06:00 UTC ]
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Faber details campaign for Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun

Faber has detailed its publicity and marketing for Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun, published this week, which features the first ever in-conversation public event between Ishiguro and his daughter, Naomi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 07:25:11 UTC ]
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In Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Klara and the Sun,’ a robot tries to make sense of humanity

Ishiguro’s first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in 2017 is a delicate, haunting story, steeped in sorrow and hope. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

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Dystopian authors reflect on our dystopian border

“We write dystopian stories to be cautionary tales, not instruction manuals,” says Neal Shusterman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Ellroy’s new novel is an unabashedly retro tale of Hollywood’s sordid side

“Widespread Panic,” a pulpy noir, features a cameo of ’50s stars, including Liz Taylor, James Dean and Liberace. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Faber wins five-way auction for Dick's forgotten 'queer dystopian masterpiece'

Faber has triumphed in a five-way auction to republish They: A Sequence of Unease, a "forgotten masterpiece" by Kay Dick, after Curtis Brown agent Becky Brown discovered the book in a second-hand shop.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH and Waterstones resolve dispute and return to 'business as usual'

Penguin Random House and Waterstones say they have returned to “business as usual” following a dispute that saw the bookseller limit the visibility of PRH titles in its stores. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-04 12:14:36 UTC ]
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PMJ pre-empts Casati's 'thrilling' tale about Helen of Troy's sister

Penguin Michael Joseph has pre-empted a novel about Helen of Troy’s sister, Clytemnestra, by journalist Costanza Casati. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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They all think they’re Indiana Jones in ‘Chasing the Thrill,’ a tale of a real-life treasure hunt

Daniel Barbarisi’s book tracks a wild quest for loot buried by an eccentric millionaire in the mountains near Santa Fe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-21 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian Press Council criticises Herald Sun for ‘misleading’ Pfizer Covid vaccine subheading

Regulatory body says subheading implying deaths of six people in clinical trials were due to the vaccine was not fair or balancedA subheading saying six people that took part in the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial died was not fair or balanced, the Australian Press Council has found,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 02:44:28 UTC ]
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John Burningham’s final picture book is poignant tale of ‘difficult’ dog’s last trip

Air Miles has been illustrated by his wife Helen Oxenbury and finished by Bill Salaman, friend of the author who died in 2019The final picture book from the late, much-loved children’s author John Burningham – in which “difficult dog” Miles goes on one final journey – has been completed by his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-15 06:00:18 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's lands 'feminist Indiana Jones' tales from Bracken

Hachette Children's Group has acquired three titles from YA author Alexandra Bracken, with Quercus Children’s Books to publish a new duology starring a "feminist Indiana Jones" and one other standalone title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 02:50:13 UTC ]
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Orion wins auction for Fry's 'gayer, Millennial Bridget Jones' tale

Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Raft of Stars’ takes a cue from Hemingway, then puts a less macho spin on the adventure tale

Andrew J. Graff’s novel is an earthy coming-of-age story set in rural Wisconsin in the ‘90s. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Rule of Wolves’ is the latest action-packed installment in the Grishaverse saga

This story picks up the threads that 2019’s “King of Scars” left so captivatingly loose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The new Barnes and Noble NOOK is really just a 10-inch Android tablet made by Lenovo

Earlier today, I told someone there was a new Barnes and Noble NOOK. Their response? They had no idea Barnes and Noble was still putting out NOOK devices! Yeah, I can understand that thinking, as who in the heck even buys a NOOK nowadays? I mean, look, hardcore readers usually opt for an e-ink... Continue reading at Betanews

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Bookseller survey finds fatigue and low morale after year of lockdown

A survey conducted by The Bookseller reveals that 12 months after lockdown began, many feel low and isolated, with views on a return to ‘normal’ life decidedly split. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NPR’s tale of two crises at the Capital Gazette

On June 28, 2018, a gunman stormed the newsroom of the Capital Gazette, in Annapolis, Maryland, and murdered five staffers: Rob Hiaasen, Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Gerald Fischman, and John McNamara. Later the same day, Selene San Felice, a twenty-two-year-old reporter who survived the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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