BEA 2016: Discovering Italian Writers

Despite the popularity of bestselling Italian author Elena Ferrante, who was recently named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, the flow of translations between the U.S. and Italy continues to be one-sided. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Robert Olen Butler: Veteran Writer

The striking similarities between Pulitzer Prize–winner Robert Olen Butler and the narrator in his latest novel, "Perfume River," leads readers to wonder if the book is in some way autobiographical. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When writer Hache Carrillo died, the world discovered his true identity. What does that mean for his legacy?

Novelist H.G. Carrillo, like many authors before him, assumed a fabricated identity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Reading the Eccentric Italian Writer Who Tried to Cover Up His Fascism

On May 21st at 7:30 pm. EST Community Bookstore is hosting a virtual conversation about Curzio Malaparte’s Diary of a Foreigner in Paris between writer Gary Indiana and NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank. You can register for free and learn more here. * Curzio Malaparte is a phrasemaker before... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Italian writer Elena Varvello to publish with Two Roads

Elena Varvello - an Italian author who Elena Ferrante's publisher is predicting big things for in the UK - is publishing her first English novel with Two Roads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Maths book wins 2016 educational writers prize

A children’s book that combines maths and design activities has won this year’s Educational Writers Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Going West festival is back with new books and writers for 2016

West Auckland's most well-attended literary festival back this year with a fresh line up of local and international writers. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016 in Photos

As McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., filled to fit publishers, librarians, booksellers, and book lovers alike for BookExpo America, which took place May 11–13, plenty of merriment was captured. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: We Need Diverse Books Keeping It Real

Love and Loss in Children’s Literature” is a panel featuring authors who will rock it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Speaking Truth to Power

Luvvie Ajayi—comedian, social activist, digital strategist, and pop culture critic—is used to being the person who says what we’re all thinking but dare not put voice to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Hear Something Peculiar

When Ransom Riggs’s debut YA novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, was published in 2011, it flew to the tippy-top of the New York Times bestseller list, where it spent more than 100 weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Veronica Roth: Making Her Mark

Veronica Roth describes herself as totally “pumped” that BookCon this year is taking place here in the Windy City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy Want to Tell You About Moone Boy

The Irish actor/comedian Chris O’Dowd is best known in this country for his turns in the movie Bridesmaids and the TV series Girls. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Color Your World

Got adult coloring books? The millions of copies of adult coloring books that have been sold in the past four years proves that the joy, excitement, and memories of this uncomplicated childhood pleasure really have no age limit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: YouTube Sensation Hannah Hart: Up Close and Personal

Hannah Hart is the wildly popular, sometimes sober YouTube personality (2.3 million subscribers), and author of the New York Times bestseller "My Drunk Kitchen." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Plucking Stories from Personal Experience

Authors are basically storytellers who do their thing on the printed page (or on your favorite electronic device), instead of around the kitchen table or wherever people gather to swap stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: A Chat with John Grisham

Heralded lawyer-turned-bestselling-author John Grisham is hard at work on his October novel, "The Whistler" (Doubleday), a thriller about a dangerous investigation into high levels of judicial corruption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Marissa Meyer and Leigh Bardugo: Fractured Fairy Tales for Gen Z Readers

We know that Marissa Meyer and Leigh Bardugo’s YA novels usually get pigeonholed as fantasy, but that catch-all doesn’t really convey the essence of the fictional worlds they’ve created and filled with males and females who are equally swashbuckling as heroic characters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: The Property Brothers Are Here for You

Ever fantasize that those gorgeous twins, Drew and Jonathan Scott (aka HGTV’s the Property Brothers), would come and personally fabulize your home? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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