Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman deliver a silly, fun pastiche of hard-boiled crime fiction

“Are Snakes Necessary?” is exactly what you’d expect from a maestro of violent sexploitation. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-24 19:16:42 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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Brian “Box” Brown Turns to Fiction

The creator's latest graphic title tells the story of a young sitcom actor in the 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
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Tom de Freston non-fiction goes to Granta

Granta Books will publish a "visceral work of non-fiction" by the artist Tom de Freston.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 04:42:36 UTC ]
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In ‘The World Doesn’t Require You,’ a fictional town delivers essential truths

Rion Amilcar Scott’s story collection is set in Cross River, founded by the members of a successful slave rebellion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-09 22:09:32 UTC ]
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Val McDermid to play Glastonbury with Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers

The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will play at Glastonbury, in what lead singer Val McDermid described as “a bit like a fairy story”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller ahead of next week’s London Book Fair.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joffe Books acquires 350-strong Robert Hale crime and fiction list

Indie publisher Joffe Books has acquired the 350-strong Robert Hale crime and general fiction list from the Crowood Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aberdeen is the perfect setting for crime fiction

Crime author Stuart McBride discusses Aberdeen's growing "artistic and cultural expertise", ahead of new literary festival Granite Noir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: New Frontiers of Crime Fiction

Québec and its long, dark winters have much in common with the Scandinavian environment that has proven such a fertile ground for authors in the ever-popular Nordic noir genre. W Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Espionage novel bags Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Merle Nygate has won the inaugural Little, Brown Award for crime fiction at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writer A L Gaylin moves to Orion Fiction

Crime writer A L Gaylin is publishing two novels with Orion Fiction, the first of which centres on a young woman who becomes the focus of a true crime podcast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English science fiction great Brian Aldiss, author behind Spielberg film 'AI,' dies at 92

Aldiss helped shape and elevate the science fiction genre, but he recognized its mutability. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Silvertail signs 'brilliant new voice in crime fiction'

Silvertail has signed Ravenhill, a "stunning" debut novel from a "brilliant new voice in crime fiction", John Steele. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Brit crime fiction is paying international dividends

After the Scandi noir boom, dark tales from British authors are making waves abroad. Publishers, agents and authors take up the caseWhen ex-paramedic Daniel Cole signed with agent Sue Armstrong, he was “delighted”. When Armstrong bagged him a six-figure, three-book deal from a British publisher... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cathy Glass turns to crime fiction for Avon

HarperCollins' bestselling non-fiction author Cathy Glass is to turn her hand to crime fiction with Avon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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