Leslie Jamison: ‘I Was So Glad I Was Crying Over Something That Wasn’t a Man’

This week on The Maris Review, Leslie Jamison joins Maris Kreizman to discuss her latest collection, Make It Scream, Make It Burn, now available in paperback from Little, Brown. On how it’s okay to be obsessed with yourself: Leslie Jamison: I love how serious and passionate that my students are in the thing. They remind […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Animating Tension: A Conversation with Leslie Jamison

LESLIE JAMISON IS NO STRANGER to tough questions. In fact, she’s undyingly attracted to them. Her three previous works — the novel The Gin Closet (2010), the essay collection The Empathy Exams (2014), and the memoir The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath (2018) — all deal explicitly with... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Books: Leslie Jamison, Meg Wolitzer, 'Russian Roulette’ and more in books

Hello readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY With her last book “The Empathy Exams,” Leslie Jamison proved herself to be one of our most interesting thinkers. Now she turns to a familiar topic in “The Recovering: Intoxication and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How the Man Who Wasn't Supposed to Win Became Argentina's President

The government's hand-picked candidate Daniel Scioli, the governor of Buenos Aires province, was so heavily favored to win by a wide margin that he didn't turn up for the first presidential debate. Mr. Scioli, who is also from a wealthy family and lost an arm in an accident years ago while... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Manning moves to Magic Cat

Kate Manning has joined award-winning independent children's publisher Magic Cat as publicity and marketing director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Man Who Died Twice goes thrice for the top spot

Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Viking) has notched up a third week running in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 38,439 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Seeing My Filipino Immigrant Self in Ellison’s “Invisible Man”

As a Filipino American immigrant, I’ve been aware of my invisibility from the time I set foot in the United States. I perceived it when coworkers looked past me, when store clerks and waiters talked to my white companions instead of me, and when editors and literary agents told me Filipino... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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The Man Who Died Twice doubles up for a second week at the top

Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Viking) has claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, selling 60,992 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: The Man Who Died Twice murders the competition

Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Penguin) has claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top spot, with its predecessor The Thursday Murder Club bouncing four places up the chart to join it in second. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice makes a killing

Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Viking), the sequel to his blockbuster debut The Thursday Murder Club, has thundered into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 114,202 copies in its first week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Area man hangs on to dream, reopens bookstore after 25 years.

Well, this is kind of heartwarming. A full quarter-century after shuttering his old store in Bloomington, Indiana, Rick Morgenstern has opened what suddenly becomes the state’s largest independent bookstore. The reboot of the eponymous store has been in the works for years and is reopening in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Michelle Zauner will score the film adaptation of her own memoir, Crying in H Mart.

It’s been a big year for Michelle Zauner. This spring, her much-lauded memoir Crying in H Mart was published, and last week her band Japanese Breakfast released Jubilee, another critically acclaimed album. And the excitement continues: yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Crying in H... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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I Thought This Memoir Wasn’t “Taiwanese Enough”—Because That Was My Fear About Myself

In March of 2004, my family and I were at home in Taiwan for the national election, and I got into my first-ever screaming match with a perfect stranger. The election choice, as always, was between the Kuo Ming Tang, which favors reunification with China; and the Democratic People’s Party, which... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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‘Lies With Man’ shines a light on anti-gay policies. It’s also a great legal novel.

The latest volume of Michael Nava’s Henry Rios mystery series demonstrates his mastery of the genre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Paris Lees | 'I grew up feeling like I wasn’t good enough, so to feel respected for my writing is really moving'

A contributing editor for British Vogue, Paris Lees made her name as the UKs first high-profile transgender woman to break into the mainstream when she was named top of the Pink List of the most influential LGBT people in Britain, and became the first “out” transgender woman to appear on BBC... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock,’ it’s the contradictions that made the man

Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A debut novel about migration, family and survival is everything 'American Dirt' wasn't

"Of Women and Salt," tracking generations of Latinas, comes out of Gabriela Garcia's family story, life experience and advocacy for migrants. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In Russell Banks’s ‘Foregone,’ a dying man comes clean

At 80, the author understands the mingled triumphs and humiliations of a long, complicated life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 Webtoons and Manga Like ONE PUNCH MAN

Do you love One Punch Man and want to read more things like it? Here's a list of webtoons, light novels, and manga like One Punch Man. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘Mike Nichols: A Life’ is a shrewd, in-depth examination of the elusive man behind the polished facade

Mark Harris’s portrait of director Mike Nichols is a pleasure to read and a model biography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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