His Debut Novel Won the Pulitzer. Now It Has an Action-Packed Sequel.

In “The Committed,” a follow-up to “The Sympathizer,” Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nameless spy navigates a Paris underworld rife with drug deals, violence and colonialism’s ghosts. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Rule of Wolves’ is the latest action-packed installment in the Grishaverse saga

This story picks up the threads that 2019’s “King of Scars” left so captivatingly loose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take

A new abridged translation by Julia Lovell reveals the delights — and flaws — of the classic Chinese tale Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ayad Akhtar’s play ‘Disgraced’ won a Pulitzer Prize. Now ‘Homeland Elegies’ shows what that success cost him.

Akhtar has crafted a phenomenal coalescence of memoir, fiction, history and cultural analysis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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13 Action-Packed Book Series for Middle Schoolers

Readers looking for must-read book series for middle schoolers can find plenty of suggestions for mystery, fantasy, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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5 debut novelists you won’t want to miss at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

Every year, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books brings some of the world's most acclaimed authors, artists and performers together for one unforgettable weekend. It's a chance for book-loving Angelenos to see, in the flesh, the writers who have educated and entertained them. This year's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Richard Wilbur, who twice won Pulitzer Prize for his poetry, dies at 96

Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theater-goers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, has died. Wilbur died Saturday night in Belmont, Mass., with his family by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hodder wins 'action-packed' Hollow Crown at auction

Hodder has won a new young adult fantasy duology at auction, the Hollow Crown series, from author Zoraida Córdova in collaboration with Glasstown Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poet Gregory Pardlo: 'I won the Pulitzer: why am I invisible?'

Pardlo, Saeed Jones, Cate Marvin and Willie Perdomo excoriated the publishing industry for its lack of writers not white and male at a Manhattan panel“One of the things I run into surprisingly often is people saying to me, ‘I’ve never heard of you before,’” says poet Gregory Pardlo. “Yet I’ve... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gaylord Shaw dies at 73; journalist won a Pulitzer for The Times in 1978

Gaylord Shaw, a renowned journalist who broke the news of Richard Nixon's resignation and won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 1978 for the Los Angeles Times, has died at age 73. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Chance the Rapper’s “Debut” Album Disappoints Only Because It’s Not Really His Debut

With The Big Day, the wunderkind tries to outdo Coloring Book and ends up spreading himself thin. Continue reading at Slate

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Debut power

Publishing a debut novel is never easy. 100,000 long-form works of English-language fiction are published every year and even in normal circumstances it’s a struggle to for a first-time novelist to stand out from the pack. But the last 15 or so months have been particularly trying. Full lockdown... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

From reporting on the coronavirus pandemic to an investigation of China’s internment of Uyghurs, here’s the full list of winners and finalists. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Winner, Winner: Announcing the 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Get ready to celebrate: Here are the amazing 2021 winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the 105th year of the award! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Erdrich, Diaz Among 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Louise Erdrich and Natalie Diaz took home Pulitzer Prizes for fiction and poetry, respectively, at this year's virtual ceremony on June 11, which honored five books spotlighting the lived experiences of people of color in the United States from multiple perspectives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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You Won’t Find the Hardcover of Dave Eggers’s Next Novel on Amazon

“The Every,” a follow-up to his hit book “The Circle,” will be available in independent bookstores in October. The paperback will arrive just six weeks later, but the hardcover will remain exclusive to independent stores. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hamish Hamilton wins three-publisher auction for 'irresistible' Hedman debut

Hamish Hamilton has won a three-publisher auction for The Trio by Johanna Hedman, a “strikingly elegant” literary debut which has been snapped up in a flurry of deals by editors across Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bill Clinton and James Patterson are back in action — and still ridiculous

“The President’s Daughter” is the follow-up to the duo’s 2018 bestseller “The President Is Missing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Action, boredom, protest and celebration inside the NBA bubble

The Post’s Ben Golliver on how covid and the racial-justice movement tested the league. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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