Men Drove ‘Flash Boys’ Buzz

After Michael Lewis’s much-buzzed about 60 Minutes appearance at the beginning of the month, "Flash Boys," the author’s exploration of high-speed trading on Wall Street, was the most-talked about book on social media in April. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The famous and famously vain men of Carly Simon's 'Boys in the Trees'

“Boys in the Trees,” Carly Simon’s new memoir, is largely about her passionate, tumultuous marriage to James Taylor. But before Simon wed Taylor in 1972, she had a string of relationships with some of the decade’s most famous actors and musicians. She was conflicted about the dalliances, writing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Norton Back to Press on 'Flash Boys'

After a much-talked about "60 Minutes" appearance by Michael Lewis, Norton has gone back to press for 50,000 more copies of the author's new book, "Flash Boys." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at Slate

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club

Oprah is great for women, but she's not talking to men. Isn't it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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I write ‘women’s commercial fiction’ –why is my work still seen as inferior to men’s? | Emma Hughes

A recent roundup of the ‘best books of 2021’ had every possible genre of novel – with the unsurprising exception of romanceIn the four months since my first novel came out, I’ve had the same conversation probably a dozen times.“What’s it about?” a well-meaning stranger will ask. “Well,” I’ll... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Matt Haig's A Boy Called Christmas reaches screens

Bestselling novelist Matt Haig's children's book A Boy Called Christmas has been made into a film. Continue reading at BBC News

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THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE is an International Phenomenon. It’s Partly Because of People like Me.

One reader reflects on why a picture book with messages about love, perseverance, and imperfection has connected with so many readers in the last two years. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Harry Potter and the legacy of the world's most famous boy wizard

Twenty years after the release of the first Harry Potter film, does he continue to charm children and adults alike? Continue reading at The Conversation

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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

The 2021 shortlists have been revealed for the Staunch Prize’s unpublished flash fiction and short stories without violence to women, while the original book prize is on hold until 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A woman won a million-euro writing prize . . . then turned out to be three men.

This week, the winner of the Planeta Prize, a Spanish 1-million-euro literary award, was announced: Carmen Mola, a famously private crime thriller writer. All that was known about Mola, often referred to as Spain’s “Elena Ferrante,” is that she was a university professor in her mid-40s living in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Female author Mola revealed to be three men at €1m prize ceremony

Carmen Mola, a female novelist who won a €1m Spanish literary prize last week, has been revealed as a pseudonym for three men. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men

Trio step out from behind pseudonym marketed as ‘Spain’s Elena Ferrante’ to accept €1m prizeA million euro literary prize has lured three Spanish men out of anonymity, to reveal that they are behind ultra-violent Spanish crime thrillers marketed as the work of “Spain’s Elena Ferrante”The men had... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Fiction Drove Small Gain in Print Book Sales Last Week

Gains of 26% in both the adult fiction and young adult fiction categories combined to increase total unit sales of print books by 2% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author of 'My Monticello' on Writing a Debut Book With Buzz

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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