John Waters’s First Novel Is Manic, Hyperbolic and Deviant. Surprised?

“Liarmouth” is about three generations of women in one family who plan to confront or kill one another. It also has a trampoline fun park. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-03 09:00:08 UTC ]
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John Waters’s First Novel Is Manic, Hyperbolic and Deviant. Surprised?

“Liarmouth” is about three generations of women in one family who plan to confront or kill one another. It also has a trampoline fun park. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-03 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Here’s John Waters reading a dirty scene from Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

Recently, we heard about Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s famously banned book Lady Chatterley’s Lover (apparently it’s going to be raunchier than Bridgerton, which does seem only fair). To prepare yourself, you may want to start with this video of John Waters—or as William S.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:04:44 UTC ]
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Miami Book Fair 2019: John Waters Has Never Been Wrong

The author, filmmaker, and provocateur’s latest book looks back on his long career and offers some hard earned advice for misfits and weirdos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Waters on Working for Mary Oliver in Her Bookstore

In this week’s episode of A Phone Call From Paul, Paul Holdengraber and John Waters discuss his new memoir, Mr. Know-It-All (or as he describes, a “self-help book for lunatics,” what he’s reading this summer, and his experience working for Mary Oliver at her bookstore in Provincetown. From the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-18 08:48:16 UTC ]
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Henry Rollins on the road with John Waters’ memoir, ‘Mr. Know-It-All’

John Waters’ new collection of essays, “Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom Of A Filth Elder,” explores the edgy filmmaker’s many decades of experience in the business, brushes with mainstream acceptance, and life as an aging counterculture celebrity. As Waters writes: “Aging gracefully is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-23 16:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake and Rosie Virgo leave John Blake Publishing

Founder John Blake and m.d. Rosie Virgo are stepping down from their roles at John Blake Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Virgo memoir to John Blake Publishing

Snooker player John Virgo of BBC "Big Break" fame is publishing his memoir with John Blake Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Smith adds York St John to its Aspire scheme

John Smith & Sons Group has done a new deal with York St John University for its Aspire Bursary Management scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What a Young John Muir Learned In the Wisconsin Wilderness

John Muir harbored a different perspective of the American wilderness than most. Born in 1838 in Dunbar, a small coastal town in southeastern Scotland, Muir wrote in his memoir that he “was fond of everything that was wild” in his native country. His hometown overlooked red sandstone cliffs,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-14 08:55:35 UTC ]
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John Kaag on the Bloods, the Little-Known Dynasty that Shaped American Life and Philosophy

There are times when a writer encounters the work of a contemporary at the ideal time. In my case, this writer was John Kaag and the book was his 2018 philosophical memoir Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are. I had been studying philosophy in graduate school, but had left to pursue... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-07 08:55:26 UTC ]
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Writers Talking Writers: Jennifer Egan on Edith Wharton and Jinwoo Chong on John Okada

Two writers whose work explores the aggregate nature of personal and collective fate discuss authors who were master interrogators of social dualism in their own times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of John Cheever’s ‘The Worm in the Apple’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) The short stories of John Cheever (1912-82) are among the greatest American short stories of the twentieth century. His Collected Stories runs to 900 pages and contains tales which are by turns realist, borderline magic-realist, and downright... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2024-04-17 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Suzanne Herz Returns to Penguin Random House as John Grisham's Publisher

John Grisham's longtime publisher will return after a buyout to oversee the publishing strategy for the John Grisham brand, "which will now live alongside the sales and corporate marketing teams," PRH CRO Jaci Updike wrote in a memo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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