Becoming the Baltics: Novelist Rein Raud Reflects on the Literary Life of His Region

The novelist and scholar discusses the distinct literary characters of the three Baltic nations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Mihkel Mutt - The Literary Conscience of Estonia

Estonia's London Book Fair Author of the Day is respected for his critical eye and satirical humor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Piret Raud - Estonia's Favorite Children's Author

Piret Raud is one of the leading children's book authors and illustrators in Estonia, having illustrated over 40 books and written 16 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 of the Year’s Best Debut Novelists on Their First Literary Loves

Every year, we ask The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Finalists to reminisce about the first book they fell in love with. This year, we asked Finalists to reflect not just on the first story that stole their heart, but the story that seeded curiosity and empathy for the plight of others... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Poets and novelists have been writing about life under COVID-19 for more than a century

From 'islands of pain' to the 'peril of exposure,' writers have captured the fear, emptiness and despair that characterize life during the current pandemic, writes a poet and English scholar. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-08-17 12:24:39 UTC ]
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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist's stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives. Continue reading at The Conversation

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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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An unvarnished look at the troubled life of novelist Robert Stone

Madison Smartt Bell’s “Child of Light” is a revealing biography of the author of “Dog Soldiers” and “A Flag for Sunrise.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Are novelists obliged to tell the story of their private life?

My Dark Vanessa author Kate Elizabeth Russell was driven to reveal details of her past when accused of inauthenticity – but should we be seeking the truth elsewhere?Our world, more than at any time in history, is all about stories. Snapchat feeds capture your entire day, Instagram users... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New Literary Prize Will Award $150,000 to a Female Novelist

The Carol Shields Prize is an effort to raise the visibility of women writers, in part with a sum that far exceeds many other book awards. Continue reading at The New York Times

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When everything changed: Novelist Ocean Vuong reflects on a year of intense highs and lows

Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Jan. 27. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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A Literary Way of Life: Spotlight on New England

We look inside the bookish Northeast, where publishers with deep roots turn innovation into tradition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

Tired of boring Kindle covers? I have some good news for you! These bookish Kindle covers from Amazon are here to help you live your best literary life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-17 10:33:49 UTC ]
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Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Graphic novelist sentenced to life in prison for 2016 torture and murder of his fiancee

A graphic novelist who once had a fledgling Hollywood career was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the brutal torture killing of his fiancee — a murder prosecutors say took cues from a gory book he worked on years earlier. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted last week of the 2016 slaying of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: An Introduction to Estonian Literature

The first printed book in the Estonian language appeared in 1535, and the printing business has been important to us ever since. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

The director of Tyto Alba describes what her house and other publishers are up to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Giants of Lithuanian Publishing Weigh In

Two of Lithuania's most prominent publishing figures are optimistic about the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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