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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Andersen Press to relaunch online story sessions with Seven Stories

Andersen Press is to relaunch its weekly online children's storytime sessions in partnership with Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children's Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-15 10:26:35 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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Saluting HMH, a Storied Trade Publisher

Gary Gentel, the former head of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, remembers a proud and feisty house, now gone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The greatest prison escape ever? ‘The Confidence Men’ tells a sensational true story.

Margalit Fox’s new book is an enthralling tale about two British officers who broke out of a World War I POW camp with the help of a Ouija board. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-16 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

The final six stories competing for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award have been revealed, featuring British author Jonathan Gibbs and Scottish writer Rachael Fulton alongside four US writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-06 11:11:42 UTC ]
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The story of Europe’s infamous witch trials gets the Monty Python treatment

The comedy that runs through Rivka Galchen’s “Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch” is a magical brew of absurdity and brutality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The Living Sea of Waking Dreams,’ last-ditch medical interventions are their own horror story

Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan returns to familiar themes, including the human capacity for cruelty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-31 16:41:08 UTC ]
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Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ tells her story in her own words

“I always pushed myself to go higher,” Johnson wrote in her posthumous memoir “My Remarkable Journey” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Genre-Bending Story Collections

Brenda Peynado, author of 'The Rock Eaters,' picks 10 story collections that refuse to be categorized. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One of NASA’s ‘hidden figures’ tells her own story

Katherine Johnson’s work as a NASA mathematician was essential during the space race, if underappreciated. A new memoir sheds light on her story. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-21 15:20:36 UTC ]
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Publisher stands by 'Flamin' Hot' book after Frito-Lay calls origin story 'urban legend'

'We are proud to stand with our author,' said the head of Portfolio Books, promising that the memoir 'Flamin' Hot' will still be released June 15. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-19 00:04:48 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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 12:27:27 UTC ]
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