Jonathan Lethem’s ‘The Arrest’ imagines a kinder, gentler apocalypse

Expecting the terror of darkness once the power goes out, we find instead the sepia tones of candlelight. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Cat Girl? A Kinder, Gentler Superhero Comic

Katie the Catsitter wrangles 217 “genius-level smart,” slightly “evil” felines in Colleen AF Venable and Stephanie Yue’s new graphic novel series. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-02 01:12:51 UTC ]
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Books: Trekking to the desert with Jonathan Lethem, Antarctica and more

Welcome! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY Many still think of Jonathan Lethem as a New York writer (for the Brooklyn-set bestsellers “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude”), but he’s been in Southern California for eight years.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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BookExpo 2018: Jonathan Lethem: Trumped No More

When Jonathan Lethem (the author of 'Motherless Brooklyn' and many other books), who works at his craft every day, is so upset he doesn’t want to write, something is very, very wrong. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Advertising Today: A Kinder, Gentler Place?

When I started in advertising, there was no guarantee that your job would still be yours after maternity leave. No law protected you against sexual harassment.It was 1975, and my first job after graduating Phi Beta Kappa magna cum laude from Smith College was as a secretary at a prestigious... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Colm Toibin’s ‘The Magician’ imagines the adventurous life of a literary great

Thomas Mann may have written some very heavy books, but this biographical novel offers a more lighthearted portrait of the German writer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicaragua has ordered the arrest of award-winning author Sergio Ramírez.

State prosecutors in Nicaragua have ordered the arrest of one of the country’s most prominent writers, Sergio Ramírez, accusing the 78-year-old novelist of inspiring hatred and conspiring to destabilize Nicaragua. With only two months to go until the presidential elections in November, dozens of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Louise Penny’s latest mystery imagines a post-covid world. Things are still pretty complicated.

In ‘The Madness of Crowds,’ the sweet town of Three Pines struggles with the pandemic and its fallout. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Imagining Alph

Average author earnings in 2018 were £10,497. This doesn’t have a lot to recommend it other than the fact that should it remain at this level, we’ll all be able to earn a further two grand doing other things before we have to pay any tax. Not that it’s likely to – it’s widely reported that it’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Downloading our thoughts to the mainframe may be the stuff of science fiction — but humans have been imagining it for centuries

Leaving our earthly bodies and living forever as a machine isn't just a thing of modern science fiction. These transhumanist ideas date back to the 18th century. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-05-17 05:22:55 UTC ]
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Flora Delargy | 'There is such a warmth to this story...It really caught my imagination'

For her debut picture book Flora Delargy, an author and illustrator from Northern Ireland, decided to tell the lesser-known part of the “Titanic” story, about the brave captain who turned around his ship, “Carpathia”, to rescue survivors from the freezing Atlantic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A science fiction anthology imagines our post-pandemic future

The latest installment in MIT’s Twelve Tomorrows series toggles between utopian and dystopian. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Popisho’ imagines a magical realm teeming with memorable characters

Leone Ross’s third novel will appeal to readers who appreciate literary ambition and risk-taking. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Obituary: Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball, who died aged 69 on 3rd April, created the finest and bravest publishing house in South Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Neuralink monkey can now play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do

It sounds like science fiction but the demonstration by Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is a brain-machine interface in action. Continue reading at Stuff

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‘The Scapegoat’ is a bizarre, arresting mystery you won’t be able to put down

In Sara Davis’s debut novel, menace gathers. So does a marvelously calibrated pace and tension. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest

The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader prompts a message of alarm to the world publishing community from Tbilisi. The post Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here’s the cover of Jonathan Franzen’s next novel.

On October 5, this timeline will be blessed/cursed by Jonathan Franzen’s first novel since 2015: Crossroads, or, if you’re not abbreviating, Crossroads: A Novel: A Key to All Mythologies, Volume 1. It’s the first novel of a trilogy, A Key to All Mythologies, which, yes, nods to the doomed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Kitamura’s Intimacies to Jonathan Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired two new books by Katie Kitamura, including her "taut and electrifying" novel Intimacies, about an interpreter pulled into "explosive political fires".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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