Reading ‘Ducks, Newburyport’ is mentally taxing — and physically exhausting

Lucy Ellmann’s novel is a 1,000-page single sentence, and it was just shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-11 12:30:00 UTC ]
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The 10 books to read in January

The start of 2020 offers plenty of opportunities to turn over a new leaf — or at least a few new pages. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-31 18:01:23 UTC ]
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Read More Women Literary Trivia Returns!

Test your knowledge of women writers with a fun pop quiz. First Round Name the title and author of the first-ever science fiction novel. This Pulitzer-prize winner and Italian translator declared in 2015 that she is now only writing in Italian. Name this author. The 2018 Nobel laureate for... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The best YA fantasy to read now

Rainbow Rowell has released a long-awaited sequel, and Kiersten White puts a spin on Arthurian legend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-24 14:00:00 UTC ]
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13 books that CEOs think you should read in 2020

As you make your reading list for the next decade, consider titles that span everything from healthy school lunches to Trump’s immigration record. As another year comes to an end—and this time, the decade too—perhaps you’ve realized you haven’t quite made it through your reading list. If you’re... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-24 08:00:27 UTC ]
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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

Sally Rooney and Elizabeth Gilbert may not have new books coming out just yet, but we have some worthy alternatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-23 13:00:00 UTC ]
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10 BAD BLOOD Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Ready to dig into this fascinating nonfiction read? Here's your reading guide and BAD BLOOD book club questions to get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-23 11:35:34 UTC ]
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5 books to read to be your best self in 2020

A reading list to inspire personal growth and success in 2020. For many of us, the dawn of a new decade raises the stakes for normal year-end goal-setting. Whether you’re hoping to climb the career ladder in 2020, actually use that gym membership, or get better at leaving your work at the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-23 08:00:01 UTC ]
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PW’s 10 Most-Read Religion Stories of 2019

The deaths of Brian Hampton and Rachel Held Evans, books undergoing big-screen adaptations, and LifeWay’s closure are some of PW’s top religion stories of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most-Read Book Reviews of 2019

Of the thousands of book reviews we published this year, these are the 10 most-read reviews of books that published in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Queer Reading List from LGBTQ-Identified Authors at the PDX Book Festival

THIS NOVEMBER, the PDX Book Festival took place in Portland, Oregon. The annual one-day event always includes some of the best contemporary writers, and many of the best contemporary writers are queer. (We are good artists.) This year, the festival included over 100 authors participating in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-22 20:00:19 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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PA welcomes EU court ruling on e-book exhaustion rights

​The Publishers Association has welcomed the latest ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the exhaustion of e-book rights, which has found the re-sale of second-hand e-books infringes copyright.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 20:42:11 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Memoir By Someone From a Religious Tradition Not Your Own

From stories about commitment to faith to those about leaving the faith, learn more about the traditions in these religious memoirs for Read Harder 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-19 11:33:46 UTC ]
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Blind Harry Potter fan reads again thanks to smart camera

A girl who went blind is able to read again after being given a camera that reads for her. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-12-19 09:27:57 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Debut Novel By A Queer Author

Find a new author to follow or the first book your fave wrote with this list of debut novels by queer authors for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:31:50 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – December 2019

Text Me When You Get Home: the Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen SchaeferIt’s a non-fiction book about the change in perspective around female friendship over the last few years, featuring interviews with a huge range of people including Judy Blume. The book looks at... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-17 09:49:28 UTC ]
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Doin’ It In The Nook: Reading With Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson

Doin' It In The Nook with Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson. If you're not part of this book club yet, you will want to be ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-16 11:37:44 UTC ]
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Sunday Reading: The Allure of Science Fiction

From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces about science fiction and fantasy, by John Seabrook, Julie Phillips, Colson Whitehead, Margaret Atwood, and Joyce Carol Oates. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-12-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Recommended Reading: The science fiction of William Gibson

How William Gibson keeps his science fiction real Joshua Rothman, The New Yorker While a lot of sci-fi is obsessed with the distant future, one of the best authors of the genre takes a different approach. The New Yorker explains how William Gibson... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-12-14 17:30:00 UTC ]
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A Year in Reading: Zoë Ruiz

I spent most of the year living in a small town in Oregon where I read a lot of student work and finished my MFA thesis. There I read my first but not last book by Octavia E. Butler, Kindred. I borrowed Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, from a graduate... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-12-14 16:00:42 UTC ]
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