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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8 Creepy Short Stories to Keep You Up at Night

These are some of the best creepy short stories that I've assigned (or WOULD assign) to keep my students intrigued (and terrified). Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-14 10:34:44 UTC ]
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Three debuts on Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist

Three debut collections appear on this year’s shortlist for the £10,000 Edge Hill Short Story Prize, which sees an equal balance of male and female writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 11:24:57 UTC ]
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A Prohibition story of money, madness and murder

Karen Abbott tells the tale of a fabulously wealthy bootlegger and his unfaithful wife. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:28:27 UTC ]
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6 Short Stories for Fans of BLACK MIRROR

Keep the technology-inspired horror and thrill going with six short stories for fans of BLACK MIRROR--just don't read them on your ereader! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-08 10:35:58 UTC ]
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A petition protests the ALA’s support for Drag Queen Story Hour events.

The American Library Association has received a petition signed by 100,000 people protesting its support for Drag Queen Story Hour, a movement of queer-affirming storytelling events at libraries, bookstores, schools, and other venues around the country. LifeSiteNews, a right-wing website owned... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-07 17:00:08 UTC ]
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‘Scary Stories’ Gave Me Nightmares as a Kid. Thank Goodness.

An author looks back on “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” a book series that terrified him as a child and inspired him as an adult. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-07 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Picador bags short stories and novel from Mary South

Picador has bagged a satirical short story collection and novel from US writer Mary South. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’

Featuring a foreword by Roxane Gay, the comic anthology is a powerful and instructive collection of short stories by 60 female artists. The post Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-08-02 10:00:17 UTC ]
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There’s a newly translated John Steinbeck story about a chef and his cat.

Long before funny cat content flooded every single corner of the internet, John Steinbeck, legendary dog person, was writing it for Le Figaro, proving once again that France gets all the good stuff before we do. Steinbeck wrote “The Amiable Fleas,” or “Les puces sympathiques,” in 1954 for Le... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-31 15:44:48 UTC ]
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Unearthed Steinbeck Short Story Isn’t at All Like ‘Grapes of Wrath’

The quintessentially American author wrote pieces for a Paris newspaper in the 1950s. Now, one of those — about a nervous chef and a magnificent cat — is being published in English for the first time. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-31 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Review: Susan Straight's new memoir amplifies stories of strong women who survive and thrive

Susan Straight's new memoir, "In the Country of Women," depicts the tough, trauma-burdened women who have populated her life. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-30 19:40:36 UTC ]
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Alice Slater to edit short story collection for Three of Cups

Indie micropublisher Three of Cups Press will publish a short story anthology, Outsiders, edited by podcast host Alice Slater. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 14:08:38 UTC ]
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Irish writers dominate Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist

The 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist is dominated by Irish authors with former winner and Booker Prize longlistee Kevin Barry and relative newcomers Danielle McLaughlin and Louise Kennedy in the running for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:15:23 UTC ]
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Mantle triumphs in five-way battle for Carter love story

Pan Mac imprint Mantle has triumphed in a five-way battle for a "true heartbreaker of a love story" from Eva Carter in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 08:37:44 UTC ]
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Téa Obreht | 'I knew that as an immigrant from the Balkans, I wasn’t going to tell a Native American story'

Téa Obreht’s follow-up to her acclaimed début reframes narratives about the American West. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 07:09:27 UTC ]
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Movies Aren’t Telling Love Stories Anymore. So The New York Times Brought Them to Amazon

The romance genre has all but disappeared from films, so now several cable and streaming outlets have claimed it for themselves. The latest to jump on board is Amazon Prime Video. The streaming service will soon air Modern Love, a new anthology series debuting Oct. 18 that features eight... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-28 00:59:10 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories about Christmas Everyone Should Read

The best Christmas stories This is a somewhat unseasonal post for us, appearing in July as it is. But we’ve recently turned our thoughts towards Christmas literature for a whole host of reasons, so thought we’d offer ten of the greatest short stories about Christmas. These are stories set around […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-07-27 14:00:59 UTC ]
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The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz

A major release from Patricia Cornwell, new writings from Mindy Kaling, Andy Weir, Blake Crouch, NK Jemisin and more in the wake of APub's Dean Koontz deal. The post The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 06:30:49 UTC ]
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Mojave Desert creates ideal climate for Laila Lalami's story of immigrants

Why author Laila Lalami chose the Mojave desert as the setting for "The Other Americans," the latest read of the Los Angeles Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-17 14:00:28 UTC ]
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