Bryan Washington’s ‘Memorial’ is a tender look at modern family life

Washington’s debut novel, following his acclaimed story collection ‘Lot,’ captures the complexities of love, race and what connects us Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Souvenir Press picks up 'new framework for family life' from Oster

Souvenir Press will publish The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years by Emily Oster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bryan Washington Is Writing for Himself

Much of the change that needs to occur in American publishing needs to happen on the masthead front. The whole thing needs an overhaul, but I’m thinking about lasting, substantial, generational change. The post Bryan Washington Is Writing for Himself appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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In ‘Memorial Drive,’ Natasha Trethewey reclaims her mother’s life from the man who took it

Trethewey’s memoir is a tribute to a life snuffed out by a brutal man, a fractured judicial system and a patriarchy as old as Methuselah. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Memorial Celebrates Life of S&S's Carolyn Reidy

A memorial for Carolyn Reidy, who died on May 12, celebrated the life of the publisher. Speakers included former colleagues, as well as authors, including Doris Kearns Goodwin and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bryan honoured by Washington Post

The Laurence Stern Fellowship, a long-standing programme of the Washington Post, giving young British journalists experience of working in its newsroom each summer, is being renamed in honour of agent Felicity Bryan as the Stern-Bryan Fellowship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Penguin Life wins five-way auction for The Modern House

Penguin Life has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish The Modern House by design writers and entrepreneurs Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jia Tolentino’s smart takes on this absurd modern life

The New Yorker writer examines the conflicting impulses and cultural moments that define her. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill,’ Abbi Waxman introduces a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet

The novel follows an introverted millennial heroine whose life is upended by a family she didn’t know existed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Life beyond ‘Star Trek’: Kate Mulgrew’s poignant, sometimes shocking family story

In her memoir “How to Forget,” the actress shows another side of her steely TV persona. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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4th Estate snaps up Vogue columnist's 'irreverent take on modern life'

4th Estate will publish the debut non-fiction title, Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits, described as “a smart and irreverent take on modern life” from the Vogue columnist’s perspective. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Tories are out of step with modern life – and Toby Young shows it | Ian Birrell

The appointment of this boorish polemicist to the Office for Students will only confirm how toxic the current Tory brand is to younger votersToby Young has never been shy of self-promotion. He admits to possessing a “gargantuan” ego, writes frequently about himself and was famously the author of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Memorial to celebrate life of Penny Hoare

The life of Penny Hoare, former deputy publishing director at Chatto & Windus, who died in May this year, will be celebrated at a memorial on Thursday 26th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier and Ian McGinty announce their upcoming "Rocko's Modern Life" comic book series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Wedding Old to New, in Family Life and Faith-Based Publishing

This coming year, religious publishers will offer some fresh, faith-oriented perspectives on the age-old questions of marriage and parenting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derek Lin Shares Taoist Wisdom for Modern Life

'The Tao of Happiness' author says that Taoism is 'really just for human beings,' making it a religion fit for a secular humanist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Folio winner Family Life 'deserves recognition' says trade

Akhil Sharma’s Family Life (Faber) has finally gained the recognition it deserves by winning the Folio Prize, trade figures have told The Bookseller. Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the prize said there will be conversations about the future of its funding this summer. Sharma’s novel, based... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Family Life paperback publication brought forward

Faber & Faber is to bring forward the paperback publication of Akhil Sharma’s Family Life after the book won the Folio Prize for Fiction yesterday (23rd March). The paperback was originally due to be released on 23rd April, but Faber will now release the title on 2nd April “to give... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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