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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Duolingo adds short stories to its language-learning iPhone app

Duolingo's library of interactive short stories is finally available for mobile, particularly for iPhones. The language-learning portal's Stories feature, which offers over 100 fully voiced bite-sized stories designed to test your reading and listeni... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection is a dazzling experiment in form and genre

The “White Teeth” author is witty and eviscerating in stories sprinkled with current events. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-28 16:43:26 UTC ]
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The Best of the Horror Story

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reviews a new anthology of classic horror stories Shortly after receiving my review copies of Darryl Jones’s informative and engaging history of the horror genre, Sleeping with the Lights On, the publishers, Oxford University... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-10-25 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Audible partners with Uber on stories for stressed passengers

Audible has partnered with Uber to launch in-app short stories to help stressed passengers find a "literary escape" on their journey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 14:31:04 UTC ]
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Announcing THE BEST ASIAN SHORT STORIES 2019

Get more global with your reading, thanks to the Best Asian Short Stories 2019 collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-18 10:35:55 UTC ]
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Oneworld acquires inside story of musical family the Kanneh-Masons

Oneworld has acquired the memoir of the woman who raised seven extraordinarily talented musical children, the Kanneh-Masons, exploring parenting, music education and the boundless potential of all children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 16:07:07 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: What's the Story with Storytel?

The Swedish Company is leading a booming digital audiobook subscription market in Europe. But is the digital subscription business sustainable for publishers? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to write memoir telling his 'definitive story'

Publisher HarperCollins says Back is first and only account ‘directly from’ US golferFresh from a startling career comeback after years of battling injuries, sex addiction and tabloids, Tiger Woods has announced a new memoir titled Back in which he promises to tell his “definitive story”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-15 15:31:34 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up O'Doherty's 'hilarious' heist story

Puffin will publish bestselling children's author and comedian David O'Doherty's "brilliantly funny" new book in May 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Paul Wolfe Writes the Story of JFK's Lover

The author's new novel imagines the “lost” diary of Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK’s murdered paramour. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Endeavour bags untold story of forensics pioneer Lee

Octopus imprint Endeavour has bagged the untold story of forensics pioneer Frances Glessner Lee by investigator Bruce Goldfarb. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 12:45:41 UTC ]
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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-08 20:46:07 UTC ]
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9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-07 11:00:15 UTC ]
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Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-07 10:37:57 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury snares Kennedy's debut short story collection and novel in 9-way auction

Bloomsbury has acquired Irish writer Louise Kennedy’s debut collection of short stories and her first novel in a "fiercely contested" nine-way bidding war, ahead of this month’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 22:07:05 UTC ]
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Kimberly King Parsons on Embracing the Discomfort in a Story

This week on The Maris Review, Kimberly King Parsons joins Maris Kreizman to discuss her National Book Award longlisted short story collection, Black Light, now available from Vintage. On sitting with the grime in her stories: Maris: The title really does provide a tool to wrap one’s head around... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-02 08:48:20 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts crime novel from Oscar winner Moore

Orion has pre-empted the first contemporary crime novel from Oscar-winning "The Imitation Game" screenwriter and novelist Graham Moore, inspired by his experience on a jury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 09:41:07 UTC ]
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Welsh writer Jo Lloyd scoops £15k BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Welsh writer Jo Lloyd has unanimously won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University 2019 for her story inspired by a real-life 18th century woman who claimed to be friends with an invisible family living in an invisible mansion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 18:57:26 UTC ]
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Profile snaps up Christopher Wylie's 'inside story' of Cambridge Analytica

Profile Books will publish Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie's debut, Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World, next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 16:47:46 UTC ]
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Super Thursday release for final volume of Moore's Thatcher biography

The third and final volume of Charles Moore’s epic Margaret Thatcher biography will be released on Super Thursday, Allen Lane has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 10:44:22 UTC ]
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