Edinburgh Festival line-up revealed

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2015 has been revealed, with speakers coming from over 55 countries. The festival has an international focus this year, with speakers including American author Marilynne Robinson, Spain’s Jaume Cabré, multi-award winning Danish author Helle Helle and Germany’s Jenny Erpenbeck all attending.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: See the cover for Greg Wrenn’s memoir Mothership.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, Greg Wrenn’s memoir, Mothership: A Memoir of Wonder and Crisis forthcoming from Regalo Press. Here’s a bit about the book from the publisher: Mothership: A Memoir of Wonder and Crisis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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India’s Jaipur Literature Festival Heads for Three US Cities

Stops in the states of Texas, Colorado, and New York are planned for the Jaipur Literature Festival's international tour in September. The post India’s Jaipur Literature Festival Heads for Three US Cities appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-28 18:36:15 UTC ]
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Book festivals deserve sponsors, not boycotts | Letters

Readers respond to Baillie Gifford’s sponsorship of the Edinburgh book festival and threats by authors to boycott itRegarding your article (Authors threaten boycott of Edinburgh book festival over sponsors’ fossil fuel links, 11 August), collaboration and creativity are key to addressing the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘deeply personal and revealing’ autobiography to be published in 2025

Pan Macmillan will publish the former first minister’s as-yet-untitled memoirNicola Sturgeon’s “deeply personal and revealing” memoir will be published in 2025 by Pan Macmillan, after nine publishers bid for it at auction.After her resignation as Scotland’s first minister in February, Sturgeon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-09 10:49:24 UTC ]
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Two Lines Press Pushes Translation's Boundaries

As interest in translated literature grows, small presses like Two Lines, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this September, are eager to introduce new international authors to Anglophone readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker prize reveals ‘original and thrilling’ 2023 longlist

Previously nominated authors Sebastian Barry, Tan Twan Eng and Paul Murray join 13-strong field including four debuts• Irish writers, debuts – and groundbreaking sci-fi: the Booker longlist in depthA longlist of 13 “original and thrilling” books offering “startling portraits of the current” are... Continue reading at The Guardian

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7 Novels That Reveal Librarians Behind the Shelves

It isn’t unusual for libraries to feature prominently in novels; novelists, after all, are merely adult versions of the little people who fell in love with books at public libraries. But what of librarians? The keepers of the books, the ones who know you prefer romance, science fiction, or... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Britney Spears’ Memoir Release Date and Cover Reveal

The release date and cover of pop icon Britney Spears' memoir have been released. Here's what you should know. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Exclusive Cover Reveal of Jennifer Croft’s “The Extinction of Irena Rey”

Electric Literature is pleased to reveal the cover for Jennifer Croft’s The Extinction of Irena Rey, which will be published by Bloomsbury Publishing on March 5th 2024. Preorder the book here. From the Booker International Prize-winning translator and Guggenheim fiction fellow, a propulsive,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-07-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Blurred Lines: A Reading List of Metafiction

It’s that spooky frisson that makes you, for a split second, want to throw your book across the room. Or chuckle. Or flail, blindly, for the familiar barrier between storyworld and readerworld—you know, your world. There’s nothing as electric as an experimental flourish executed well, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Henry VIII’s notes in prayer book written by his sixth wife reveal musings on faith, sin and his deteriorating health – new discovery

Henry had always been a theatrically pious king and in his last years he turned to religion with melancholy intensity. Continue reading at The Conversation

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The 2023 Bay Area Book Festival in Six Acts

Act I. “Bay area book fest!!! Starts at a party, ends at mcdonalds. My kind of weekend” A drizzly night didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd gathered in Berkeley to launch the ninth Bay Area Book Festival on the first Friday night in May. This year’s festival lineup: 250-plus authors,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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What We're Reading: Hay Festival

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What We're Reading: Hay Festival special

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PW Cover Reveal: 'Ways to Build Dreams: A Ryan Hart Story'

In this exclusive cover reveal, PW takes a look at Ways to Build Dreams, the latest installment in the bestselling A Ryan Hart Story series, by Newbery Honor- and Coretta Scott King Award-winner Renée Watson. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rights in Reykjavik: An International Literary Festival’s Discussion

One size does not fit all when it comes to rights selling, as a Reykjavik Literary Festival conference on translation trends pointed out. The post Rights in Reykjavik: An International Literary Festival’s Discussion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sorry, Swifties: BTS revealed as authors of mystery book that intrigued the internet

Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS will be out on 9 July, ending feverish speculation that the previously untitled book was a Taylor Swift memoirThe guessing game began this week when a mysteriously untitled book, scheduled for publication in July and known only as “4C Untitled Flatiron... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Exclusive Cover Reveal of Ross White’s “Charm Offensive”

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