Free Food for Millionaires author Min Jin Lee releases second book in 22 years

"It's funny, as people ask me that all the time, and I just wish I was more interesting." Min Jin Lee is talking about the similarities between herself and the main character in her 2007 debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires. Published again this month after the success earlier this year of her second novel Pachinko, it charts the life of second-generation Korean-American Casey Han as she rebels against her parents and attempts to make a life for herself in New York City. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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I'm the first black author to win book of the year. I'm proud, but not completely happy

Instead of celebrating myself, I’m going to celebrate the books by black authors that came before meI have a funny thing about winning. I find it overwhelming. I don’t know how to cope or act when things are meant to be “good”. What do I do? Should I be happy? What is that? How many ways can I... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-02 07:00:46 UTC ]
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The L.A. Times Book Prizes ceremony will be virtual, and free, this year

Winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes will be announced in a special, virtual Twitter ceremony this year because of the global health crisis. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Claire McFall releases e-book to raise funds for food banks

Scottish YA author Claire McFall is releasing an e-book title, Making Turquoise, to raise money for food banks.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Interview With Beth O’Leary, Author of WHSmith 2019 Fiction Book of the Year

Congratulations to Beth O'Leary! Her debut novel The Flatshare was recently announced as 2019 Fiction Book of the Year by the British retailer WHSmith—an honor previously bestowed on books such as Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Girl on the Train by Paula... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-11-19 11:00:22 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors overwhelmed by schools' requests for free books

Children’s authors are being overwhelmed by requests for free books and promotional materials from schools with dwindling budgets, writers have told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors' fury at website offering free book downloads

Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans are "furious" about a website offering free illegal downloads of their books. OceanofPDF.com offers users free PDF or Epub downloads of some bestselling authors’ books, including eight Philip Pullman titles, 14 books by Malorie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welsh Book of the Year authors sell as few as 20 copies

Almost half the shortlisted authors for the Welsh Book of the Year awards have sold fewer than 100 copies. Continue reading at BBC News

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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

It's hard enough getting John Dunmore to stop and sit down; getting him to talk about himself is almost impossible. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top authors to celebrate 20 years of World Book Day

Book Aid International has teamed up with 20 stars of the children’s book world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day (WBD). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions about 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee's new book

It was recently announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, who famously only released her classic novel, will publish a second book this summer. 'If you read the book ... only Harper Lee could have written this novel,' said Jonathan Burnham, senior vice president and publisher of... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Little, Brown to Release Authorized Nick Drake Book

'Remembered For A While' will go on sale December 9, timed with the fortieth anniversary of Drake's death. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New book by classic children's author Richard Scarry will be released

Scarry's son Richard Scarry Jr. recently found a manuscript by his father and completed the illustrations. The book will be released on Aug. 26. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Free books given away at food banks

Booktrust has given away 2,500 children’s books to foodbanks as part of this month’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2014: Stan Lee: From Comic Book Legend To Children’s Author

With X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 2 taking top box-office this month, one might presume that the co-creator of all these classic superheros is sitting by a pool somewhere sipping mai tais. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Savannah Book Festival to Offer Year-Round Author Events

The Savannah Book Festival announced plans to offer year-round author events, starting with Tami Hoag set to headline the Spring 2014 event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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