Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' animates the visceral beauty of youth

Ocean Vuong's "Night Sky With Exit Wounds" was a work of unique brilliance that accomplished something else extraordinarily rare for a poetry collection: In addition to winning both the T.S. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-31 17:10:16 UTC ]

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Ocean Vuong’s ‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’ animates the visceral beauty of youth

Ocean Vuong’s “Night Sky With Exit Wounds” was a work of unique brilliance that accomplished something else extraordinarily rare for a poetry collection: In addition to winning both the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry and the Whiting Award, the 2016 book sold well. His debut novel, “On Earth... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-31 17:05:00 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong shares stories behind 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," talks about writing and inspiration with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-28 22:54:54 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book club begins 2020 with Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

The L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 selections include "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" and "American Dirt." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-21 16:00:22 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 lineup also includes 'American Dirt' and 'From Our Land to Our Land.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-20 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Ocean Vuong have won the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize.

Earlier this morning, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced the winners of the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for nonfiction and fiction/poetry. The Award, one of the few major literary prizes from a public library system, comes with a $5,000 purse. Previous winners include... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 17:59:11 UTC ]
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When everything changed: Novelist Ocean Vuong reflects on a year of intense highs and lows

Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous," joins the L.A. Times Book Club on Jan. 27. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-09 00:57:08 UTC ]
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This gorgeous book teaches kids about the plight of endangered animals

‘A Wild Child’s Guide to Endangered Animals’ tells the story of European eels, tiger tail shrimp, and pangolins so kids can learn about conservation. Millie Marotta, a New York Times bestselling author of wildlife-focused coloring books, has been “obsessed with animals of every kind” since she... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-19 06:00:12 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong (and his mom) steal the show at the second biannual Asian American Literature Festival.

All photos courtesy of Hannah Colen. Held in Washington D.C., the Second-Annual Asian American Literature Festival took place this year at multiple locations including the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Freer|Sackler Galleries, and kicked off at Franklin Park down the street from the Eaton... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-05 16:16:47 UTC ]
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Ocean Vuong’s Debut Novel Is a Cascading Meditation on Generational Trauma

Ocean Vuong reads from his stunning debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-06-14 12:00:01 UTC ]
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NASA's free interactive photo book shows the abstract beauty of Earth

NASA just released 168 pages of stunning images showing the planet's atmosphere, water, land, ice and snow from a satellite's perspective. For $53, you can buy a hardcover version of the book, simply titled Earth. Or you can accept the unavoidable tr... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape Poetry signs 'important new voice' Ocean Vuong

Jonathan Cape has signed an award-winning debut American poet to its list, Ocean Vuong, tipped to be "an important new voice" after making "huge waves" in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Paul Yoon’s ‘Run Me to Earth,’ three orphans struggle to survive in the deadliest place on earth

The novel takes place in Laos where deadly bombings are so common, nobody hears them anymore. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-28 17:23:10 UTC ]
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Manga, Novels, Anime, Games Mingle at Anime NYC 2019

Anime NYC 2019, held at the Javits Center November 15-17, expanded to fill the entire 410,000 square foot main exhibition floor of the convention center, with booths from anime, game, and manga companies and all kinds of merchandise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘How Beautiful We Were,’ an African village goes up against an American oil company

Imbolo Mbue’s follow-up to “Behold the Dreamers” follows a familiar desecration made wrenchingly fresh by the power of Mbue’s storytelling. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-16 05:42:46 UTC ]
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Sports Manga and Anime to Make You Smile

We can't get to the stadiums to root for our teams, but we can indulge in some athletics on the page with these sports manga. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-01 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Feast your eyes on this gorgeous Tokyo bookshop-slash-hotel.

While we’re all still in varying levels of lockdown, here’s a new travel destination to dream about: Book and Bed Tokyo. Book and Bed is an “accommodation bookshop”: a bookstore first, hostel second, so avid readers don’t need to pay attention to the time while browsing. At each of Book and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 16:53:41 UTC ]
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Faber bags Caldwell's 'beautifully moving' wartime novel

Faber is to publish Lucy Caldwell's first novel in nearly a decade, These Days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 01:30:10 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s book into an animated musical.

Some welcome news for those of you with little ones running and/or crawling around your ankles right now: Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o’s bestselling 2019 children’s book Sulwe is getting a small screen musical adaptation. Netflix announced earlier today that Sulwe will join a roster of upcoming... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-18 18:28:11 UTC ]
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Review: A survivor's memoir on sickness and health — 'we are all terminal patients on this earth'

In 'Between Two Kingdoms,' young cancer survivor Suleika Jaouad writes with fierce honesty about the false divide between the sick and the well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-15 15:00:38 UTC ]
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Picador nets Baxter's New Animal

Picador has netted New Animal, a “sharp and witty” debut novel by poet and sculptor Ella Baxter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:43:00 UTC ]
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