Liz Moore’s Philadelphia Story

Liz Moore’s fourth novel, 'Long Bright River,' is a police procedural set in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Liz Phair's 'Horror Stories' unleashes a tumble of memories

Indie rocker Liz Phair's "Horror Stories" is an explosive, unconventional memoir with a jumble of memories that play out like life. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-12 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Boston Picks Grace Talusan Story for One City Story

The Boston Book Festival has announced that a short story by Grace Talusan is the 10th annual selection for its One City One Story initiative. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Story of All Stories: On Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea”

THE STARLESS SEA, Erin Morgenstern’s sophomore fantasy novel, takes effort to read, but there are countless narratively complex works of science fiction and fantasy that amply reward such effort: N. K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season comes to mind as one recent, prominent example of the type. The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-20 17:00:48 UTC ]
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Viral Story of Edmund Kemper’s Audiobook Narration Tells Bigger Story

The Edmund Kemper, audiobook narrator story is sensational. The work of The Blind Project, though, is vital, important, and worth knowing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-14 10:35:39 UTC ]
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More than 'story, bonking, story': why you've never heard of Australia's best-selling authors

In pushing the romance genre aside, Australia’s publishing industry sent its most successful writers to pursue their careers abroadNalini Singh is trying to convince me to read a love story starring bears. The tiny author is tucked up under a huge scarf in a cafe on a freezing August day in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 22:00:54 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University and First Story unveiled as BBC short story awards partners

First Story and the University of Cambridge are the new partners of the BBC’s short story awards, replacing BookTrust, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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43 of the Most Iconic Short Stories in the English Language

Last year, I put together this list of the most iconic poems in the English language; it’s high time to do the same for short stories. But before we go any further, you may be asking: What does “iconic” mean in this context? Can a short story really be iconic in the way of a […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-13 08:50:36 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: Inspiring Advice and Stories with Secrets

Encouragement in turbulent times leads the nonfiction list, while fiction readers escape to romance -- and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury buys Bartlett's story of 'Missing Cryptoqueen'

Ebury Press will publish The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Bartlett, based on his BBC podcast of the same name.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 01:13:49 UTC ]
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3 Graphic Novel Detective Stories

Dynamic duos set out to solve mysteries for others and end up uncovering truths about themselves. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-08 15:46:39 UTC ]
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Mirror Books lands story of Audrey Hepburn's secret resistance past

Mirror Books has landed the “extraordinary” true story of Audrey Hepburn and her time as a resistance fighter during World War II, written by Robert Matzen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 00:33:13 UTC ]
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‘The Standardization of Demoralization Procedures’ is a story that John le Carré might have written for ‘The Twilight Zone’

Jennifer Hofmann’s debut novel follows a Stasi agent trying to make sense of his past. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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An Unconventional Love Story, Told In Trinidadian Dialect

Ingrid Persaud made the grandest of debuts in the literary world by winning the BBC Short Story Award in 2018 with “The Sweet Sop,” the first short story she ever wrote. After this extremely auspicious beginning, the Trinidad-born writer, whose resume includes stints in legal academia and art... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday acquires story of #BlackLivesMatter co-creator

Doubleday has acquired The Purpose of Power: How to Build Movements for the 21st Century by Alicia Garza, the principal at the Black Futures Lab and the Black to the Future Action Fund, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 09:57:50 UTC ]
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Stephenie Meyer Is Telling Edward’s Story, Even if It Makes Her Anxious

The best-selling author talks about her latest book, “Midnight Sun,” which retells “Twilight” from the vampire’s perspective. Why now? “Because I finished it,” she says. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-03 09:00:19 UTC ]
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Green Tree acquires Liz Fraser memoir

Bloomsbury's Green Tree is to publish Liz Fraser's memoir Coming Clean: A True Story of Love, Addiction and Recovery next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 11:02:40 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires 'LGBTQ+ reimagining' of Austen story

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Heiress by Molly Greeley, an "LGBTQ+ reimagining" of the life of the Pride and Prejudice character Anne de Bourgh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 10:53:36 UTC ]
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