Books: Trekking to the desert with Jonathan Lethem, Antarctica and more

Welcome! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY Many still think of Jonathan Lethem as a New York writer (for the Brooklyn-set bestsellers “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude”), but he’s been in Southern California for eight years.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 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

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has scooped the début picture book from “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness about a gender non-binary guinea pig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 06:46:35 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-02 01:12:51 UTC ]
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This week's L.A. book talks have Demi Moore, Jonathan Safran Foer and Annalee Newitz

What to do in L.A.: 5 book talks for the week ahead include Demi Moore discussing her memoir 'Inside Out' and Jonathan Safran Foer on 'We Are the Weather.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-20 20:19:53 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnson signs new two-book deal with Jonathan Cape

Ana Fletcher, senior editor at Jonathan Cape, has bought two books from Man Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 09:17:38 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Jonathan Lethem: Trumped No More

When Jonathan Lethem (the author of 'Motherless Brooklyn' and many other books), who works at his craft every day, is so upset he doesn’t want to write, something is very, very wrong. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Memoir by Jonathan Safran Foer's Mom Draws Bidders

'I Want You to Know We're Still Here,' a post-Holocaust memoir by Esther Safran Foer, has been acquired in a North American rights deal by Tim Duggan at Crown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My London Book Fair: Jonathan Atkins

Pan Macmillan's international development director Jonathan Atkins shares his top tips for London Book Fair and his memories of past fairs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Review: Number 11 by Jonathan Coe

Number 11 is comprised of five interconnecting stories that demonstrate a powerful imagination, a keen observational eye, and deep compassion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Confronts Religious Violence with the Book of Genesis

The scholar presents a fresh take on the biblical story that could diffuse what he calls a "sibling rivalry" between Abrahamic religions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Jung Chang book to Jonathan Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired the new book by Jung Chang, author of Wild Swans (William Collins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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