Colm Toibin’s ‘The Magician’ imagines the adventurous life of a literary great

Thomas Mann may have written some very heavy books, but this biographical novel offers a more lighthearted portrait of the German writer. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Colm Toibin’s ‘The Magician’ Intimately Recaptures a Literary Giant

In his latest novel, Toibin imagines the life of Thomas Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning author of “The Magic Mountain” and “Death in Venice.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charming new novel about friendship and the literary life

‘Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden’ whisks readers to Cambridge, Wales and Venice, in the company of a delightful gang of scholars. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Sybille Bedford’ is a gossipy appreciation of an oft-overlooked literary great

Selina Hastings’s new biography delves into the life, loves and books of a brilliant, charismatic writer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Shadowplay’ imagines Bram Stoker’s inner life and his path to ‘Dracula’

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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist's stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Imagine 'life beyond corona', Geller urges publishers

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A Literary Way of Life: Spotlight on New England

We look inside the bookish Northeast, where publishers with deep roots turn innovation into tradition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Great Spirit Trapped in a Tiny Life: On Cherríe Moraga’s “Native Country of the Heart”

CHERRÍE MORAGA HAS been an iconic figure in queer and Latinx literature since the 1981 publication of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, an anthology she edited with the late Gloria Anzaldúa. Bridge was among the first explorations of how people and communities with... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

Tired of boring Kindle covers? I have some good news for you! These bookish Kindle covers from Amazon are here to help you live your best literary life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Dow hails Puffin's 'great new adventure in non-fiction' at summer party

PRH Children's m.d. Francesca Dow hailed Puffin’s “great new adventure in non-fiction” and the importance of literary adaption and evolution at Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party at the Natural History Museum last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Greenhill Books Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Real-Life ‘Great Escape’

Military history publisher Michael Leventhal—whose father founded the London Book Fair—plans four titles to celebrate events portrayed in an iconic WWII film. The post Greenhill Books Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Real-Life ‘Great Escape’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Becoming the Baltics: Novelist Rein Raud Reflects on the Literary Life of His Region

The novelist and scholar discusses the distinct literary characters of the three Baltic nations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The literary life of Michiko Kakutani: the book critic's best feuds and reviews

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Sittenfeld to write novel imagining Hillary Clinton's life without Bill

Curtis Sittenfeld will write a novel imagining Hillary Clinton’s life if she had not married Bill Clinton, for Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Schumacher doesn’t know why he is so fascinated with the Great Lakes, but it’s been a lifelong passion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tree planting celebrates the life of 'literary icon' Ion Trewin

The life and work of Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was celebrated last weekend with a ceremonial tree planting at the Woodland Trust’s Reffley Wood in King’s Lynn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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