Elena Ferrante Returns With ‘The Lying Life of Adults’

In her first novel in five years, the author of “My Brilliant Friend” revisits old themes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-01 09:00:11 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante returns with ‘The Lying Life of Adults,’ and fans of the Neopolitan novels will be thrilled

As in “My Brilliant Friend,” Ferrante’s new novel follows a girl who measures her worth against another complicated character. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa sells Ferrante's Lying Life audio to PRH

Europa Editions has sold world English language audio rights to Elena Ferrante's latest novel to Penguin Random House Audio.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 09:15:04 UTC ]
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My Brilliant Friend director talks about bringing Elena Ferrante’s beloved novel to life for HBO

Italian director Saverio Costanzo spoke with Fast Company about the challenge of adapting the first novel in the Neapolitan series (as a man, no less). In 2007, Italian director Saverio Costanzo wrote to the publisher of Elena Ferrante’s novella The Lost Daughter and asked if he could option the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante’s Publishers Discuss Her New Novel

In the U.S., 'The Lying Life of Adults' won't be published until September 1, after a delay caused by Covid-19—but its publishers, here and worldwide, still have high hopes for the book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante’s Publishers Discuss Her New Novel

In the U.S., 'The Lying Life of Adults' won't be published until September 1, after a delay caused by Covid-19—but its publishers, here and worldwide, still have high hopes for the book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Italians (mostly) love Elena Ferrante’s new novel. Here’s what Americans can expect.

“The Lying Life of Adults” arrives in the United States in June: An Italian reader’s spoiler-free preview. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-28 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Editions shares extract from latest Elena Ferrante novel

Europa Editions has shared an extract from Elena Ferrante’s new novel, The Lying Life of Adults, as enthusiastic reviews in Italy pile in ahead of publication day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 12:13:36 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante’s first novel in 5 years has an English-language pub date.

According to the Bookseller, Elena Ferrante’s first novel in five years will be published in English in June 2020 by Europa Editions. The Lying Life of Adults (great title? or greatest title?) is out in Italian this coming November 7, and the English version will, of course, appear in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-28 12:11:35 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante to publish new novel

Italian author Elena Ferrante will publish a new novel in Italy in November - her first in four years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 18:13:15 UTC ]
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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

They meet one Wednesday a month in the wood-paneled boardroom of the art-filled Cerritos Library, with its life-sized replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex and 15,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:01 UTC ]
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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

They meet one Wednesday a month in the wood-paneled boardroom of the art-filled Cerritos Library, with its life-sized replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex and 15,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. They are mostly retired and most sincerely avid readers. They are polite and funny and kind. They are... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante to write weekly Guardian column

Elena Ferrante is to write a weekly newspaper column for the Guardian’s new look Weekend magazine. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante's juggernaut 'My Brilliant Friend' heading to HBO

Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book “My Brilliant Friend” is headed to the small screen, courtesy of HBO and RAI, Italy’s national public broadcasting company. Set in Naples, “My Brilliant Friend” centers on Elena Greco, as she recalls her lifelong relationship with dear friend — and dear enemy —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante 'unmasked' by Italian journalist

An Italian investigative journalist claims to have discovered the identity of pseudonymous author Elena Ferrante to the anger and frustration of the literary community. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Jane Austen Helped Inspire Elena Ferrante’s Disappearing Act

Elena Ferrante—the mysterious Italian writer whose Neapolitan novels have captivated the literary world with their portrait of a lifelong female friendship—has been asked many times why she keeps her identity private. She has responded with many variations on the answer that she gave Vanity Fair... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante pours scorn on speculation she could be a man

The Italian novelist, whose real-life identity is a well-kept secret, says in email interview that female authors continue to be confined to a ‘literary gynaeceum’The elusive Italian author Elena Ferrante has said that women writers tend to be shut “in a literary gynaeceum” by the books... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Eagleton: A Late-Life Return to Religion

Terry Eagleton is a bookseller's nightmare. "They simply don't know where to put me," he says. With good reason: the pre-eminent cultural critic and distinguished professor has written on cultural theory, politics, and history, as well as a memoir and a novel. In recent years, his attention has... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time-Life Books Gets Set for a Return

Although Time Inc. began publishing books that combined the resources of its Time and Life magazines in 1961, Time-Life Books (T-L Books) was not officially established until 1964. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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