Clare Mackintosh to make non-fiction debut in countryside memoir

Clare Mackintosh is making her non-fiction debut with a memoir about family life in the countryside: A Cotswold Family Life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Pooley Makes a New Beginning In Her Debut Novel

With 'The Authenticity Project,' publishing in February, Clare Pooley reflects on sobriety and second chances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Two debuts make Arabic Fiction prize shortlist

Two debut novels are battling it out on the shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, including one soon to be published by Oneworld. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Morris reveals cover of non-fiction debut

Heather Morris has revealed the cover of her non-fiction debut Stories of Hope to fans on Facebook Live, Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ishmael Beah’s memoir revealed the realities of child soldiers. His fiction shows the humanity of homeless kids.

“Little Family” speaks to the plight of poor people in countries riddled with corruption and violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-28 16:54:34 UTC ]
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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:17:55 UTC ]
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The Risk, and Reward, of Turning from Memoir to Fiction

I feel creatively lost most of the time. It doesn’t matter if I’m beginning a fresh project, wading through the middle, or racing toward the end—I often find myself in a fugue state that makes it impossible for me to understand what I’m doing, even as I’m doing it. This is what I love about […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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7 Standup Comedy Memoirs That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

Writers of literary fiction are supposed to disdain celebrity memoirs. They’re sucking up all the big advances and lowering the bar of what’s supposed to be Literature, right?  But I’ve got a dirty reading secret. I love celebrity memoirs, particularly by standup comedians (and not just because... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art class. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up anti-bullying charity founder's non-fiction debut

Scholastic UK will publish Fearless! How to be your true, confident self by anti-bullying charity founder Liam Hackett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 13:01:07 UTC ]
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Indies and debuts make Portico Prize longlist

​The longlist for the 2019 Portico Prize has been revealed, with six debuts and ten independent publishers making the cut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 09:34:51 UTC ]
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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Atwood doubles up as Cameron makes his debut

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Vintage) has held the Amazon Charts Most-Sold: Fiction number one for a second week, as former prime minister David Cameron makes his debut in the Most-Sold: Non Fiction chart on pre-orders alone.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 09:32:13 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up Abdel-Magied's fiction debut

Puffin UK has snapped up the first fiction book from writer and social advocate Yassmin Abdel-Magied.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 21:33:39 UTC ]
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Samantha Power’s Memoir Makes Me Wonder if She Should Never Have Joined the Obama Administration at All

Is it really worth it to be in the room where it happens? Or can you do more good from the outside? Continue reading at Slate

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Breaking In: Keah Brown on Going From Viral Hashtag Creator to Debut Memoir Author

Happy pub day to Keah Brown! Her debut memoir, The Pretty One, released today from Atria Books. To celebrate, we're publishing the unabridged version of Keah's interview featured in the Breaking In column of the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest. You can catch Keah on the debut authors... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Orion nets non-fiction debut from Beach Hut author Henry

Beach Hut series author Veronica Henry is branching out with a debut non-fiction release celebrating food and life by the sea, acquired by Orion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 21:23:44 UTC ]
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Little Tiger buys speculative fiction by debut author Penfold

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a work of speculative fiction, set after the outbreak of a deadly tick-borne disease, by debut author Nicola Penfold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 00:17:13 UTC ]
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Penned in the Margins scoops Hakim fiction debut

Penned in the Margins has acquired poet and Sufi musician Khaled Hakim's "innovative" fiction debut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 06:54:45 UTC ]
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