Lucy Worsley | 'I'm really lucky that the work I do is also my pleasure'

Lucy Worsley, the historian who wears many hats in more ways than one, reveals how her writing informs the day job—and vice versa.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Lucy Worsley's biography of Queen Victoria to Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Lucy Worsley to write a "major" new biography of Queen Victoria to celebrate the 200th anniversary of her birth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

One person suggested Amazon bookstores should replace public libraries. Readers disagreed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Can ‘Deep Work’ Really Work for You?

Cal Newport’s recent book champions the virtues of dedicated time for uninterrupted thinking. But can the perpetually overtasked modern worker make “deep work” a reality? Continue reading at [email protected]

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Cat People, Riposte and Works that Work: the niche world of indie magazines

Mainstream mags may be shutting down, but specialist publishing has never been in healthier shape. So which magazines should you be subscribing to?While mainstream magazines are seeing sales fall, and long-standing titles such as Loaded are printing their final issues, the world of niche,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Five questions for... Lucie Whitehouse

Author Lucie Whitehouse talks to us about regeneration, homecoming and the Midlands ahead of the paperback publication of Critical Incidents, the first book in her new crime thriller series.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Laura Linney narrates audiobook of My Name is Lucy Barton

Penguin Random House Audio will publish an audiobook edition of the stage production of Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel My Name is Lucy Barton (Viking) by the show’s star, Hollywood actress Laura Linney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘Cleanness,’ Garth Greenwell explores the mysteries of love and pleasure

This story collection revisits an American teacher in Bulgaria from the novel “What Belongs to You.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Doing the Work of Antiracism: Spotlight on Layla F. Saad

The author’s new book challenges readers to confront white supremacy. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lucy Wyndham-Read | 'I hated sport at school'

With a massive online following, Lucy Wyndham-Read could be on the verge of publishing success with her book based on a seven-minute workout. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Palmer scoops Ruth Rendell Award for 'outstanding' literacy work

Children’s author Tom Palmer has won the Ruth Rendell Award for his "outstanding" contribution to raising literacy levels in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inspired Selection named best company to work for at IRP Awards

Inspired Search & Selection has been named the best small company to work for at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals annual awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Perumal Murugan said his career as a novelist was dead. Lucky for us, he was wrong.

In “The Story of a Goat,” animals articulate their own curious perspectives on their lives — and ours. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Virago aims for 'major reappraisal' of Ann Petry's work with 2020 reissues

Virago Modern Classics is publishing two novels by Ann Petry next year, The Street and The Narrows, in a bid to spark "a major reappraisal" of the author's work.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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50 notable works of nonfiction in 2019

Memoirs and histories share space with true crime and a surprise bestseller: The Mueller Report. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pippi Longstocking musical in works to celebrate 75th anniversary

A "musical circus show" based on Pippi Longstocking is in the works, with ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus on board as executive producer, as part of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the children's classic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

The power of the rightwing press has corroded public debate. But we can do more than just complain about itIn February 2016, a few months before the referendum, Donald Tusk published the European Council’s draft plans for renegotiating Britain’s relationship with the EU. David Cameron was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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National Centre for Writing seeks working class writers

The National Centre for Writing in Norwich is relaunching its Escalator Talent Development Scheme, with a special focus this year on writers from working class backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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If you only know ‘The Three Musketeers,’ you owe yourself the pleasure of its sequel, ‘Twenty Years After’

A new translation of “Twenty Years After” reminds us of Alexandre Dumas’ artistry. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lucy Ellman 'masterpiece' wins Goldsmiths Prize

Lucy Ellmann’s 1,000-page novel written almost entirely in one long sentence, Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press), has won the £10,000 2019 Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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