Jeff VanderMeer’s ‘Hummingbird Salamander’ is a gripping eco-thriller full of cinematic set pieces

The ever-shifting author of “Annihilation” experiments with a more naturalistic plot while still exploring the Earth’s destruction. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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'Gripping' thriller from Paul Howarth to Pushkin

Pushkin Press imprint One is to publish Dust off the Bones, the latest thriller by Paul Howarth, next summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 14:37:44 UTC ]
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Emma Donoghue’s ‘The Pull of the Stars’ sets a gripping story in the midst of the 1918 flu pandemic

Donoghue’s tale of heroism, about a maternity ward nurse, reads like a thriller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-21 14:59:44 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer on Fantasy’s Influence on Today’s Literature

At Electric Literature, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer take a look at fantasy’s impact on comtemporary pop culture, in their introduction to the new collection, The Big Book of Modern Fantasy. “Fantasy becomes something of use to a writer to make a political or social statement,” they write. “It’s not... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-07-20 20:30:05 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer On Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode, taped live at the Miami Book Fair, writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing The Big Book of Classic Fantasy anthology, historical understandings of fantasy, editing beyond... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC ]
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Helen Monks Takhar’s millennial thriller set for TV adaptation

Helen Monks Takhar’s debut thriller about a millennial ‘snowflake’ intern pitted against an older editor, Precious You (HQ), is to be turned into a TV show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 15:41:19 UTC ]
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How Jeff and Ann VanderMeer picked stories for their new Big Book of Classic Fantasy.

Imagine being ushered into a vast and palatial room on a sumptuous estate to rival Versailles… and before you, across a golden table, lies a smorgasbord of delights. A banquet fit for a king, a queen, or even an emperor. As you gaze upon this wonder, you’re told you may eat only one meal from […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-02 19:16:57 UTC ]
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Hot Key buys debut YA thriller set in Norway

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired world rights, including translation, film and merchandising, for a YA ghost story set in the remote snows of contemporary Norway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown's new thriller to be set in Spain

Dan Brown's new Robert Langdon thriller Origin, due for release with Transworld in September, will be set in Spain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Writing Tips: Jeff VanderMeer

"But at some point, no matter how good your partial or rough draft is, you may also have to methodically test your novel—in all ways, from the structure down to the paragraph level." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff VanderMeer on the biggest dystopia of spring, 'America War' by Omar El Akkad

What would it look like if America went to war with itself over oil, against a backdrop of devastation from the effects of climate change? The dystopian “American War,” a debut novel by journalist Omar El Akkad, makes such catastrophic “what if?” scenarios personal via an intimate portrait of a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Gripping' love story set on Turkish/Syrian border to Daunt Books

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Elliot Ackerman’s "timely" new novel Dark at the Crossing – a "gripping" contemporary love story set on the Turkish/Syrian border. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Jeff Giles: Following a Different Career Path, in a New Setting

Long before Jeff Giles wrote a word of his debut YA novel, The Edge of Everything (Bloomsbury, Jan. 2017), he had felt firsthand the passion YA readers have for their favorite books and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Domestic noir thriller set in the Wirral to Headline

Headline has snapped up rights to a psychological domestic noir thriller “with a killer hook”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up Iraq-set thriller

Short Books has acquired a thriller written by Justin Huggler, former foreign correspondent for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Setting the Scene: Close-up on Ryhs Bowen

In her new novel, The Venice Sketchbook, Bowen whisks readers away to Venice at the start of World War II. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Check out the Folio Society’s new (and very neon) Philip K. Dick box set.

The Folio Society‘s latest publication is a massive edition of all 118 of Philip K. Dick’s short stories, presented in this shockingly bright four-volume set. Their edition of The Complete Short Stories was designed by independent studio La Boca and includes original artworks commissioned from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 18:04:35 UTC ]
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Germany Sets Hybrid Guest of Honor for 2021 Abu Dhabi Fair

Moving its physical programming to 2022, the German program plans a hybrid model at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair for this year. The post Germany Sets Hybrid Guest of Honor for 2021 Abu Dhabi Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-06 11:52:06 UTC ]
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‘Who is Maud Dixon?’ In this inventive thriller, you’ll be turning the pages to find out

Another addition to the ‘Gone Girl on a Train’ school of suspense, Alexandra Andrews’s new book is full of surprises Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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