Review: Why do women stay with toxic men? A debut novel has some uncomfortable answers

Megan Nolan's "Acts of Desperation," about a woman in thrall to an older man, stands out from similar tales with an uncannily self-aware narrator. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-03 15:00:19 UTC ]
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Review: A striking debut novel imagines two enslaved men in love

"The Prophets," by Robert Jones Jr., depicts an intense bond between Isaiah and Samuel on a plantation in unbearable and untenable circumstances. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-12-29 15:00:38 UTC ]
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Women Buy Books, Men Review Them

VIDA's annual survey of literary publications found that book reviewing and literary coverage is still dominated by men. The post Women Buy Books, Men Review Them appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Why do so few men read books by women? | MA Sieghart

No matter if it is Austen or Atwood, the Brontës or Booker winners, data shows men are reluctant to read women – and this has real world implicationsThe byline at the top of this piece reads MA Sieghart, not Mary Ann. Why? Because I really want men to read it too. Female authors through the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-09 07:00:41 UTC ]
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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-27 13:00:06 UTC ]
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In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-30 08:29:10 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline Review bags 'swoon-worthy' debut

Headline Publishing Group has acquired The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta, a "bold, swoon-worthy and utterly modern" debut novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline Review wins auction for Palmer debut

Headline Review has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Isaac and the Egg, a debut novel by journalist Bobby Palmer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline Review scoops Freya Berry's 'electrifying' debut at auction

Headline Review will publish Freya Berry's debut novel, The Dictator’s Wife, as a lead hardback launch in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: A wicked debut novel about a levitation cult occasionally lifts off

Emily Temple's "The Lightness," about a seeker who loses more than she finds, is a beguiling novel after Donna Tartt's heart, if not her plotting. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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6 Debut Fantasy Novels Starring Black Women

I often talk about how I created A Phoenix First Must Burn, my anthology of fantasy stories by black women authors, for my younger self, a girl who loved fantasy and science fiction and so desperately wanted to see herself in those worlds. It’s a strange experience to create the thing you wanted... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-03-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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“In the Dream House,” Reviewed: Carmen Maria Machado’s Many Haunted Stories of a Toxic Relationship

Katy Waldman reviews Carmen Maria Machado’s ”In the Dream House,“ a formally inventive memoir that recounts the author’s experience with an abusive relationship. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Headline Review pre-empts 'remarkable' Druart debut as international offers flood in

​Headline Review has pre-empted world rights to the debut novel from Ruth Druart, with 11 international rights deals following for the "remarkable read". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What do old tales of exorcism and murder say about how men see women now? Not much.

Sady Doyle collects hideous examples of mistreated women to shed light on modern relationships between the sexes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 UTC ]
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A robot read 3.5 million books to find we describe women by appearance, and men by virtue.

Researchers have used machine-learning (a reading robot!) to read 3.5 million books published between 1900 and 2008, and tally all the adjectives used to describe men and women. Not surprisingly, women in books are beautiful and men are true-hearted! Yup, when positively described, women (or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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