From the author of ‘The Flight Attendant,’ a gripping tale of survival

Chris Bohjalian’s latest novel ‘The Lioness’ takes readers on a posh African safari that turns terrifying. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-11 12:00:26 UTC ]
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The women who made the skies a lot friendlier for flight attendants

In the 1960s and 1970s, stewardesses organized to fight sexism and transformed the airline industry, Nell McShane Wulfhart writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wilbur Smith, best-selling author of African adventure tales, dies at 88

His novels — filled with bloodshed and bodice ripping — sold more than 140 million copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Rock Stars and Author Trading Cards: Tales from a Decade of Bookstore Events

For more than 20 years, I worked at the Booksmith, an independent bookstore located in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. For half that time, I ran the events program. I worked with publishers in selecting authors, creating a monthly schedule, and banging the drum to make sure... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A Flight Attendant Drafted Her Novel on Cocktail Napkins. It Took Off.

T.J. Newman received a seven-figure advance for “Falling,” her debut book imagining what could happen in not-so-friendly skies. Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘Jaws at 35,000 feet’: the flight attendant whose thriller debut sold for seven figures

TJ Newman dreamt up her terror-in-the-skies novel Falling while guarding the cockpit as the pilots took a toilet break. She reveals how she kept going through furlough and 41 rejectionsFlight attendant Torri Newman was working on the red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York when the idea for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-04 05:00:21 UTC ]
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From the author of ‘Morning Has Broken,’ magical tales perfect for Valentine’s Day

Published a century ago, Eleanor Farjeon’s “Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard” delivers charming stories of love in its many forms. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lee Conell’s debut novel is a gripping tale of class and privilege

“The Party Upstairs” focuses on the tenants of one building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side Continue reading at The Economist

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Lee Conell’s debut novel is a gripping tale of class and privilege

“The Party Upstairs” focuses on the tenants of one building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side Continue reading at The Economist

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‘The Taste of Sugar’ offers a thrilling look at Puerto Rico’s history through the tale of one couple’s struggle to survive

Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Visa issues could stop authors attending Edinburgh Book Festival, warns director

Problems obtaining visas to enter the UK could put off authors from attending the Edinburgh International Book Festival, its director has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Feminist Fairy Tales’: Authors Talk About Writing ‘Other Kinds of Books’

An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month. Editor’s Note: As we look today at comments from women authors, particularly in the Indonesian market, we’d like to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon buys 'gripping' true tale of Ethiopian Jews' rescue

Icon Books will publish “the little-known story” of Mossad’s top secret operation to smuggle Ethiopian Jews to Israel from behind enemy lines, Red Sea Spies, by BBC journalist Raffi Berg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Western author Louis L'Amour's first novel? A seafaring tale

L'Amour never published his first novel, 'No Traveller Returns,' which draws upon on his early life at port and at sea. Now the novel is being released for the first time with the help of his son, Beau L'Amour, as part of a series of 'Lost Treasures.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Weekly E-Ranking: Handmaid's Tale keeps grip on top spot

The Handmaid's Tale has once again taken over the Weekly E-Book Ranking’s number one spot, gripping the list with the might of a totalitarian regime for a third non-consecutive week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Daniel Torday draws praise for his debut novel 'The Last Flight of Poxl West'

'Poxl' is being published on March 17 and centers on teenager Eli, who loves to hear stories of his uncle's World War II bravery. However, he soon discovers all may not be what it seems. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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PublishNews Brazil: Breakfast at LBF, Int’l Authors to Attend Rio Fair

Publishing news from Brazil: The London Book Fair will host a networking breakfast for those interested in Brazil, numerous international authors confirmed for Rio's book fair, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

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