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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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

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s son recalls the death of a literary giant

Rodrigo Garcia’s ‘Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes’ takes readers into the private grieving for a public man Continue reading at The Washington Post

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An intimate look at the scandal that tore apart a literary power couple

“The Dolphin Letters” explores the tumultuous relationship between Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick, through their correspondence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Vintage pays tribute to literary giant Philip Roth

Vintage has paid tribute to Pulitzer Prize and Man Booker International Prize-winning author Philip Roth as "one the greatest American novelists of the 20th century” following his death at the age of 85. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Love Lives of Japanese Literary Giants Get Manga-ized

The latest popular trend in manga looks at the sometimes unconventional romances and culinary habits of some of Japan's greatest writers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Man Booker Prize shortlist includes Jhumpa Lahiri, Colm Toibin

Books including 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri and 'We Need New Names' by NoViolet Bulawayo made the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize this year, and some are calling the shortened list of nominees the best in years. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing review – did tech change literary style?

Frank Herbert on his Boeing, Stephen King on his Wang, and Philip Roth worrying that writing would become too easy … Matthew Kirschenbaum’s account of literature in the digital ageIn a photograph taken in his high-tech home office at 29 Merrick Square, London, in 1968, thriller writer Len... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon WieseltierThe Atlantic Hires Former TNR Literary Editor Leon Wieseltier

Leon Wieseltier has been hired by The Atlantic as a contributing editor and critic, the media company announced today. In his new position, he will write about “his customary wide range of subjects” for the magazine ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Foreword Literary Now Fuse Literary

Following an out-of-court settlement with Fore Word Magazine, Foreword Literary, the literary agency formed in March 2013, has changed its name to Fuse Literary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A new literary prize in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin will recognize “realists of a larger reality.”

Today, on what would have been Ursula K. Le Guin’s 92nd birthday, the Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust announced a new annual prize in honor of the beloved writer: the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded for the first time in 2022 and come with a $25,000 cash prize. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Black Mountain Institute will cease publishing venerable Believer literary magazine

Months after the departure of director Joshua Wolf Shenk, UNLV's institute announced on Tuesday it will stop producing the Believer next spring. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sarah Winman wins inaugural £10k InWords Literary Award

Sarah Winman has won the inaugural InWords Literary Award, for her "transcendent, utterly humane" novel Still Life (Fourth Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Dracula’ brought vampires into the limelight. Let’s talk about the best literary blood suckers since.

Of course there’s ‘Twilight’ and Anne Rice’s Lestat, but less well known are books like “Night Watch” and “Carrion Comfort” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction

Long under-appreciated in the French book business, literary agents are making headway in rights and representation. A new report looks at their gains.  The post A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trellis Literary Management Launches

Agents Michelle Brower, Stephanie Delman, and Allison Hunter have announced the launch and begun hiring a team. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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