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'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Bonnier reveals inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Bonnier Books UK has published its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to boost representation and discussion across its workforce, publishing lists and the wider industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 08:37:27 UTC ]
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Publicists get inventive to boost debut authors during 'tough' lockdown

Resourceful publicists are having to be inventive to launch debuts as the lockdown rumbles on and shops remain closed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 09:01:07 UTC ]
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In ‘The Committed,’ Viet Thanh Nguyen continues his Pulitzer Prize-winning story

The follow-up to “The Sympathizer” finds a former Vietnamese spy working as a drug dealer in Paris. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-22 11:28:53 UTC ]
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Coronet hits the high notes with Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s debut

Coronet will publish Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s debut Spinning Plates, offering “part memoir, part musings” and “how to navigate life in the face of failure and imperfection”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 06:15:14 UTC ]
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4th Estate wins four-publisher auction for 'radical' Osunde debut

Fourth Estate has won a four-publisher auction for Eloghosa Osunde’s “radical and thrilling debut novel Vagabonds! Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kyle to publish debut from hosts of 'Things You Can’t Ask Yer Mum' podcast

Kyle Books will publish the debut book from the hosts of the "Things You Can’t Ask Yer Mum" podcast, Lindsey Holland and Lizzy Hadfield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 17:04:35 UTC ]
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5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

Find powerful and compelling essays on race, politics, culture, and more in this list of recent small press essay collections. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-17 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 13:47:58 UTC ]
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Alan Johnson's debut novel pre-empted by Wildfire

Wildfire has pre-empted former Home Secretary and memoirist Alan Johnson’s debut novel, The Late Train to Gipsy Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:51:47 UTC ]
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Astronaut Hadfield to launch fiction debut with Quercus

Quercus is getting ready to launch the debut of astronaut Chris Hadfield, The Apollo Murders, branded "an exceptional Cold War thriller from the dark heart of the Space Race", this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-09 16:29:44 UTC ]
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Allen Lane signs Covid-19 account from Pulitzer winner Wright

Allen Lane has signed an "all-encompassing" account of the Covid-19 crisis from Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 21:21:35 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts 'fiercely romantic' Williams debut

Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 09:50:18 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate signs debut collection by Riposte founder

Fourth Estate has signed the debut short story collection by Danielle Pender, founder of women's magazine Riposte. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 08:35:23 UTC ]
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Tor snaps up Ennes debut in two-book deal

Pan Mac's Tor imprint has snapped up a debut novel described as a gothic masterpiece from Hiron Ennes in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion partners with Open Door to find narrator for Capes debut

Orion Fiction has partnered with Open Door to find the voice of the unabridged audio edition for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel, Careless.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘A Recipe for Daphne’ is a delicious debut

Nektaria Anastasiadou’s novel follows a young American woman who travels to Turkey to explore her heritage. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Rebecca Sacks’s ‘City of a Thousand Gates’ is a kaleidoscopic debut that illuminates the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Sacks is an extraordinarily gifted writer whose intelligence, compassion and skill on both the sentence and tension level rise to meet her ambition. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Goulding's 'empowering' non-fiction debut to Seven Dials

Seven Dials has acquired the non-fiction debut of pop star and fitness role model Ellie Goulding at auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House,’ by Cherie Jones, is a stunning debut

Cherie Jones ignites a tale that reads as equal parts literary thriller and a nuanced exploration of race and class. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-02 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Eman Quotah’s engrossing debut, ‘Bride of the Sea,’ offers Americans a nuanced view of the Saudi Kingdom

“Bride of the Sea” places a cast of compelling characters in a sweeping plot that spans continents and decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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