Mixing Prose with Manga, Light Novels Attract North American Fans

Works of prose fiction with quirky fun plots and manga-style illustrations, Japanese light Novels are attracting a growing audience of fans in North America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets

For a Latin American publisher, it’s harder to enter Spain than the United States, one children's book publisher said at Bogotá's book fair. The post Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-20 19:58:13 UTC ]
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Ken Follett to Publish New Novel with Hachette in 2025

Author Ken Follett will publish his next, as-yet-untitled book with Hachette Book Group and Hachette UK, after decades with Penguin and Pan Macmillan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 New Debut Novels by Women That We Loved

This diverse slate of standout debut novels by women spans genre, from historical saga to contemporary comic novel to postapocalyptic fantasy, as well as the globe, from California to a far-flung Nordic isle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Latin American Literature Can Teach the Current Leaders of Latin America

Daniel Noboa, the president of Ecuador, might have saved himself a lot of trouble, if he had only read more Latin American literature. Perhaps he would not have ordered the police to storm the Mexican embassy to arrest former Vice President Jorge Glas, who had been granted asylum there. That... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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For the Punks and Goths: This Graphic Novel is a Love Letter to BIPOC Femmes and Thems

If you're in the mood for a raucous graphic novel with perfect summer vibes, we got you. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Paul Auster, American author of The New York Trilogy, dies aged 77

The writer of The New York Trilogy, Leviathan and 4 3 2 1 – known for his stylised postmodernist fiction – has died from complications of lung cancer• Paul Auster – a life in quotes• Paul Auster – a life in picturesPaul Auster, the author of 34 books including the acclaimed New York Trilogy, has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-01 04:02:37 UTC ]
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Fed rate cuts unlikely thanks spending by rich Americans

As baby boomers have aged, they have accumulated more assets leading to more discretionary spending. Since retiring two years ago, Joan Harris has upped her travel game.Once or twice a year, she visits her two adult children in different states. She’s planning multiple other trips, including to... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Latest Unicorn: Scholastic Adapts Manga for the Middle Grade

Manga for readers 12 and under is still a small category in the U.S., so it’s big news that Scholastic will begin publishing manga under its Graphix imprint. First up: an updated take on Osamu Tezuka’s Unico series, first published in 1976. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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4 New Books on Pioneers of American Performing Arts

Four new titles look at the visionaries who transformed the performing arts in 20th-century America, from group portraits of trailblazing ballerinas and jazz legends to biographies of a folk icon and Broadway director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In light of SPD’s implosion, the Poetry Foundation announces a small press fund.

When SPD (Small Press Distribution) announced its sudden and immediate closure at the end of March, hundreds of small and indie presses were not only caught off-guard but immediately thrown into existential limbo. Publishers and authors took to whatever platforms they had available to share... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A Secret Letter to the KGB Turned A Lost Family History Into a Novel

Journalist Sasha Vasilyuk’s debut novel Your Presence Is Mandatory is a poignant look at the reverberating effects of war through the story of a Ukrainian World War II veteran’s struggle to hide a damaging secret for the sake of his family.  Vasilyuk’s book begins with death—the first chapter... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Abrams to Launch Manga Imprint, Kana

Abrams ComicArts is launching a new imprint, Kana, focusing on manga series translated into the English language for the U.S. market, primarily catering to adult audiences. Its first titles, including 'Leviathan' by Shiro Kuroi and 'Manhole' by Tetsuya Tsutsui, are due this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Splashy New Debut Novels

This spring has come with its fair share of excellent debut novels. Here are three more, for your reading pleasure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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“The Stone Home,” My Second Novel, Was Crafted From Shocking Historical Truths

In January 2016, I was an unpublished writer working on my first novel when I learned of an artist residency on a tiny island off the west coast of South Korea. Excited, I daydreamed of finishing my manuscript in my motherland, visiting family, and of course, eating an abundance of delicious... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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3 Middle Grade Graphic Novels About Queer Summer Camp Crushes

New graphic novels for middle schoolers explore the poignant joys of summer camp for queer and nonbinary kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Place Where You Want to Be: PW Talks with Emet North

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German Book Prize: 180 Novels Submitted by 106 Publishers

180 titles have been submitted for this year's German Book Prize, established to 'draw attention beyond national borders' to German fiction. The post German Book Prize: 180 Novels Submitted by 106 Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oh, Queer Canada: A Reading List for Americans in Search of LGBTQ Canadian History

When I was a child, my grandfather was embroiled in a quiet, and possibly entirely one-sided, feud with his next-door neighbor. Every summer I would visit my grandparents for a week, and follow Grandpa on his morning walks through the woodlot, along a path that skirted the neighbor’s field. Each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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