Clare Weze | 'It’s only latterly I’ve been making the characters whatever [I want them to be]'

"I like the hybridity of literature and science. They belong together, and they certainly belong together in my head,” says Clare Weze, a trained scientist whose début novel, The Lightning Catcher, combines her love for science with her skills as a fiction writer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 17:35:36 UTC ]
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Melvin Burgess | 'Like a lot of white folks, I’ve been wary of writing Black characters'

Melvin Burgess’ Three Bullets, which interrogates themes of brainwashing and the far-right, will be released this summer alongside a 25th-anniversary edition of the author’s pioneering YA novel Junk.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury Children's scoops Clare Weze's 'brilliant' debut

Bloomsbury Children's Books is to publish middle-grade adventure Alfie Miller, Lightning Catcher by debut author Clare Weze.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christopher Buckley’s ‘Make Russia Great Again’ is the Trump satire we’ve been waiting for

Many fiction writers have tried and failed to find comedy in the current administration. Finally, we have something to laugh about. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tessa Hadley | 'I’ve always been able to somehow make a line between my privacy and my public presence'

The acclaimed novelist, a recipient of the lucrative Windham Campbell Prize in 2016, reveals how the award affected her craft Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58 years old. Physically, he has a prosthetic leg made of whale bone, and a pale white mark or... Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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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

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Author Jane Harper makes Australia a full-fledged character in 'The Dry'

Former journalist Jane Harper has become one of the world's leading mystery writers with her "Aaron Falk" mysteries set in distant corners of Australia. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Apple’s App of the Year Makes Sense If You've Been Paying Attention to the News

For a picture of what life was like in 2017, look no further than the apps, movies, books, and music that topped the App Store and iTunes charts. This week, Apple revealed the most popular titles that iOS users downloaded over the course of the year. In terms of media, the top choices weren’t... Continue reading at Slate

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A plan to make feminism better: Make it less White

Rafia Zakaria sees a power gap between career feminists and those with lived experience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

For more than half a century, Sam Adams’ eclectic output has made him a stalwart of Wales’ literary scene. He discusses his latest novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

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Taiwan at Frankfurter Buchmesse: Making ‘Scents’ of Creativity

'Creative Asia: Rights Matters' is part of an extensive presentation at Frankfurter Buchmesse from Taiwan's TAICCA program. (Sponsored) The post Taiwan at Frankfurter Buchmesse: Making ‘Scents’ of Creativity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Moomin Animations Make U.S. Debut at the National Children's Museum

Kids in the U.S. now have the opportunity to encounter Finnish author-artist Tove Jansson's Moomin stories in animated and illustrated format through “Moomin Animations–Thrills and Cuddles,” on display at the National Children’s Museum in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google will stop trying to make its iOS apps look like Android apps

Google says it will phase out its use of Material Design interface elements within its iOS apps in favor of Apple’s own UIKit. Jeff Verkoeyen, the company's iOS design chief, announced the change in a Twitter thread spotted by The Verge.This year my team shifted the open source Material... Continue reading at Engadget

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Crafting isn’t just about making cute things. For Sutton Foster, it’s lifesaving.

In her new memoir, “Hooked,” the star of “Younger” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” explains how her hobbies became so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How Much Can You Make Writing Romance?

Romance is the biggest selling book genre, but how does that translate to those who write it? How much can you make writing romance? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Debuts by Brown and Watson make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Debut authors Natasha Brown and Rebecca Watson are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize, recognising the best in experimental fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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