Graphic Novelists Who Show Us What Loneliness Means

In her latest Graphic Content column, Hillary Chute looks at new books from Kristen Radtke and Lizzy Stewart, as well as a first graphic novel from Anne Carson. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-29 09:00:05 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Ukrainian Novelist Andrey Kurkov on Wartime Reality for Writers and Publishers

The U.S. Book Show's opening keynote featured Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov, speaking from his home in Kyiv, who provided the history through a literary lens of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict that culminated in war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Comics & Graphic Novels

The first Editors' Picks panel at the U.S. Book Show was held the afternoon of May 25, with 'PW' comics reviews editor Meg Lemke hosting eight book editors to discuss upcoming titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joan Didion’s ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’ shows a writer ahead of her time

Didion’s writing has often revealed what was previously hidden, parsed what was unconscious. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A New Graphic Novel Shows the History of the Black Panther Party

David F. Walker and Marcus Kwame Anderson’s graphic novel The Black Panther Party may be the first introduction to the revolutionary party for some. For others, it will provide additional context to the history. The graphic novel spans from the founding of the party by Huey P. Newton and Bobby... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New Cassandra Cain graphic novel shows Asian American girls can be Batgirl too

"Shadow of the Batgirl" author Sarah Kuhn wants young Asian American girls to see they can be the main character in superhero stories too. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Graphic novelist ordered to pay nearly $42 million in fiancee's torture murder

A Los Angeles judge has ordered a graphic novelist from a wealthy Canadian family to pay $41.6 million to the family of his slain fiancee, whom he brutally tortured and killed in 2016 just weeks after their daughter was born. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Bobbi Tillmon delivered the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novelist sentenced to life in prison for 2016 torture and murder of his fiancee

A graphic novelist who once had a fledgling Hollywood career was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the brutal torture killing of his fiancee — a murder prosecutors say took cues from a gory book he worked on years earlier. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted last week of the 2016 slaying of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novelist Benoit Peeters appointed at Lancaster University

Lancaster University has appointed Benoit Peeters, a renowned French graphic novelist and critic, as visiting professor in Graphic Fiction and Comic Art in what has been dubbed the "first appointment of its kind in the UK". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Are Looking to Novelists for the Next Hit

TV network options on books have exploded. Publishers Lunch, a trade that tracks book industry deals, lists an ever-increasing number of television options over the last few years, with 2013 setting the record and this year looking good. And with massive success stories like Game of Thrones... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Dynamite Inks Graphic Novel Deals with Five Novelists

Dynamite Entertainment has agreements to publish graphic novel adaptations based on the books and characters of acclaimed novelists Brandon Sanderson, Dean Koontz, Patricia Briggs, Jim Butcher and the late Ernest Tidyman, author of the Shaft novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Graphic Novelist Jacques Ferrandez is Still Dreaming About Algiers

Jaques Ferrandez is beloved and celebrated in France yet practically unknown in the Anglo-Saxon world; his recent adaptation of 'L’Étranger' (The Stranger) has been a bestseller. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Google shows off the graphical power of Android 3.0 Honeycomb

By Tim Conneally, Betanews At a special event in Mountain View, California Wednesday, search leader Google gave the first in-depth look at "Honeycomb," the tablet-specific version of the Android operating system. This is the biggest overhaul the platform has gotten since it debuted in 2008. The... Continue reading at Betanews

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U.S. Book Show: A New Book Show Arrives

Welcome to the inaugural U.S. Book Show, a different kind of trade show. 'Publishers Weekly' editorial director Jim Milliot introduces the next big thing in publishing conferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: UnBound Is a ‘Show Within a Show’

At a time when nonbook items have become a significant part of many stores’ sales, BookExpo is upping its commitment to sidelines by setting up a separate exhibit hall for book-related sideline vendors under the UnBound umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frederick Buechner, prolific novelist and theologian, dies at 96

He explored God and faith in nearly 40 works of fiction, nonfiction and memoir, earning comparisons to C.S. Lewis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mad Cave Acquires Papercutz, the Kids’ Graphic Novel House

Mad Cave Studios, a Miami graphic novel publisher, has acquired Papercutz, the groundbreaking independent children’s graphic novel house founded in 2005 by Terry Nantier and Jim Salicrup. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The Boys’ author Katie Hafner on her path from journalist to novelist

Going from nonfiction to fiction can be both liberating and paralyzing, Hafner explains. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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