Need a New Perspective? Try Historical Fiction.

An author and teacher says reading historical fiction is one way for adolescents to see beyond the present. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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When Historical Fiction Goes Magical

James Wood writes about the novelist Daniel Kehlmann, who evokes an era of doctrinal fervor—and brings to life a mythical trickster.  Continue reading at New Yorker

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Revisiting Stephen Wright and Historical Fiction

This week, Kevin Wilson reviews Stephen Wright’s new novel, “Processed Cheese.” In 2006, Laura Miller wrote for the Book Review about “The Amalgamation Polka,” Wright’s novel about the descendant of both ardent abolitionists and unwavering slaveholders. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings. Continue reading at Book Riot

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8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Learn about times and places of yore and get captivated by its imagined characters with these compelling YA historical fiction stories. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Historical Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find historical fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Historical Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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A Gathering of Epic Historical Fiction Books

Historical fiction authors bring textbook events to life. By creating backstories and intricate narratives, authors can turn a few lines ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Imperial War Museum launches new fiction series in Churchill's historic bunker

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) celebrated its new fiction series inside Winston Churchill's historic war rooms last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Burning Chambers’ is a sweeping historical novel that puts current events in perspective

Kate Mosse’s new book is a lush tale of love and hate, set during France’s Wars of Religion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Carey, Ondaatje and Miller shortlisted for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

A “dazzling” six-book shortlist has been announced for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Historical Fiction Is Hot in Europe

In Germany, Turning Point, the finale of Carmen Korn’s Century Trilogy, a historical series about four women in the 20th century, topped the fiction bestseller list in September, and prolific mystery novelist Charlotte Link was in second with The Search, about a missing teen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Electric' historical fiction wins Caledonia Novel Award

Scottish novelist Elizabeth Macneal has won this year’s Caledonia Novel Award for her "masterful" historical fiction debut, The Doll Factory, set in Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mantel to give Reith Lectures on historical fiction

Dame Hilary Mantel is to give a series of lectures around the UK which will be broadcast by BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How well do you know historical fiction? Take our quiz and find out!

Love to read historical fiction? Take our quiz and find out how well you really know the genre. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Ekbäck and Gregory win Historical Fiction awards

Cecilia Ekbäck has won the 2016 Historical Writers' Association's Goldsboro Debut Crown for her Nordic noir thriller, Wolf Winter (Hodder). Meanwhile, the Outstanding Contribution to Historical Fiction Award was presented to Philippa Gregory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Impossible Task of Writing Historical Fiction

Kelly Kerney, who spent a decade writing the historical novel "Hard Red Spring," talks about the impossible task of historical fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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