Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Death in Her Hands’ kicks off like a murder mystery. But the missing dead body is beside the point.

“Death in Her Hands” is not so much about solving a death as it is about conjuring a life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-23 14:05:17 UTC ]
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In Ottessa Moshfegh’s New Novel, Nothing Is Certain. Not Even Death.

In “Death in Her Hands,” the latest book by the much admired author, a woman who may or may not be mad tries to solve a murder that may not have occurred. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-23 09:00:10 UTC ]
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Point Blank buys fine art murder mystery

Oneworld's literary crime and suspense imprint Point Blank has acquired a new murder mystery series by fine artist and pet portraitist Ali Carter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murder mystery: Where's the missing Harper Lee crime novel?

What became of the novel Harper Lee had tentatively titled "The Reverend"? Even her notes are missing.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Faber nets Swanson's 'ingenious' murder mystery

Peter Swanson's latest "ingenious" murder mystery Nine Lives has been scooped by Faber and will publish next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-16 00:06:48 UTC ]
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Long unsolved, a Harvard murder case gets a fresh look in ‘We Keep the Dead Close’

Becky Cooper’s book is both a true-crime tale and a quest for justice for the victim. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Osman on point as Thursday Murder Club rockets to the top

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) has charted top of the Bookstat e-book top 10 in its second week on sale, rising from third to score an across-formats double, after its hardback claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one through Nielsen BookScan's TCM.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 21:50:09 UTC ]
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MJ brings Pavesi's debut to life with Zoom murder mystery

Michael Joseph is building anticipation for Alex Pavesi's debut Eight Detectives with a series of innovative Zoom-hosted murder mysteries for retailers, literary festivals, journalists and bloggers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 00:05:23 UTC ]
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MDM's Orion TV and Brat win TV rights for The Boyband Murder Mystery

Ava Eldred’s debut YA thriller The Boyband Murder Mystery has been optioned by MGM's Orion TV and digital entertainment start-up Brat in a "heated" four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mystery maladies that cross the border between mind and body

Neuropsychiatrist Anthony David on the murky interplay that makes some patients sick. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Publishers Are Missing the Point: Private Browsing Isn’t a Roadblock, It’s a Road Map

The publishing industry was up in arms over the summer when Google officially closed the loophole in its Chrome browser that allows website owners to detect whether a visitor has enabled Incognito mode to view their site. The complaint? It effectively undermined publishers’ efforts to prevent... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-10-31 16:47:22 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers honor Ottessa Moshfegh, Jonathan Lethem and the Natural History Museum

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association honors 2019 award winners Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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For Fans of Ottessa Moshfegh, a Debut Novel of Female Psychosis

Juliet Escoria’s “Juliet the Maniac” sees the life of a bipolar teenager in gut-wrenching fragments. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Avon buys Pattison's murder mystery debut

Avon will publish Nell Pattison's debut about a British Sign Language interpreter who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation in the deaf community.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Novel That Was the Missing Clue in the Murder That Shocked Victorian London

The connection between the 1840 murder of an aristocrat and William Harrison Ainsworth's novel "Jack Sheppard." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lucy Foley | 'I wanted to read a modern murder mystery. So that’s what I wrote'

With three historical novels to her name, former editor Lucy Foley has turned her hand to a Highlands-set murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HoZ signs Golden Age murder mystery

Head of Zeus has signed a "Golden Age murder mystery" by British Library consultant and Crime Writers' Association chair Martin Edwards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time travel murder mystery to HoZ

Head of Zeus has acquired a time travel murder mystery from "brilliant new voice" Kate Mascarenhas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TV rights optioned for Turton’s high concept murder mystery

TV rights for Stuart Turton’s debut The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (Bloomsbury) have been optioned by House Productions ahead of the book's UK publication in February 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Calls for Digital Accreditation Miss the Point

According to most industry analysts, 2017 will be the first year that brand advertisers and marketers in the U.S. will spend more money on digital advertising than on television advertising. This goes hand in hand with the assumption -- held by many until recently -- that digital marketing is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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