Rowan Hisayo Buchanan and T Kira Madden on Craft, Candles, and Character

T Kira Mahealani Madden is the author of the memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls. She is still an amateur magician. Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is the author of Harmless Like You—the winner of The Authors’ Club First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award. Her short work has appeared in several places including Granta, Guernica, The Guardian, The Harvard Review, and NPR’s Selected Shorts. She […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 08:48:38 UTC ]
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SMILF creator to adapt T Kira Madden’s memoir.

Good news for fans of layered, literary, female-led dramedies: SMILF creator Frankie Shaw is set to direct a feature film adaptation of T Kira Madden’s acclaimed 2019 memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls. “T Kira’s story is a lesson in radical self-acceptance, an open-hearted love... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 14:43:01 UTC ]
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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-08 15:01:20 UTC ]
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Kevin Kwan moves on with ‘Sex and Vanity,’ but the characters are still crazy rich

The “Crazy Rich Asians” author has a new novel, inspired by E.M. Forster’s “A Room With a View.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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You’re not alone: Thrillers and mysteries that also feature characters stuck in isolation

“The Guest List” and “The Safe Place,” among other novels, are entertaining reminders that life in lockdown is a long way from paradise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Character From TWILIGHT Are You?

Answer these ten TWILIGHT quiiz questions to find out which character from Stephenie Meyer's YA novel you are most similar to. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-18 10:34:32 UTC ]
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10 Manga Featuring Black Characters to Read Now

Do you love manga and need more books featuring characters of color? Then you need to read these manga books featuring Black characters now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-29 10:36:21 UTC ]
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Holly Jackson: 'My top writing tip is to study the craft of screenwriting'

Holly Jackson answers our questions about her debut novel, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (Egmont), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 07:49:12 UTC ]
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Normal People in Love: Sally Rooney’s Ordinary Universal Characters, by Natalia Lomaia

Book Reviews Natalia Lomaia Left: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People (2020) / Courtesy of IMDB Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel is a meticulous observation, or even a study, of how one human being can have immense, intense power over another.... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Craft, DIY, and Activity Books Buoy Publishers During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted all aspects of book publishing, from putting pressure on sales channels to changing the kinds of books consumers want. A number of independent publishers have pivoted to meet the demand for books in newly-popular categories and formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Buchanan's Wall scales the heights

For the week ending 4th April, it was all change in the Bookstat e-book top 10, as nine new entries rushed in.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:02:27 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mikel Jollett Crafts a Heartbreaking Memoir of Staggering Growth

The author, born into the Church of Synanon cult, tells his heart-wrenching story of love and redemption in words and music. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58 years old. Physically, he has a prosthetic leg made of whale bone, and a pale white mark or... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Rowan Yapp joins Bloomsbury after a decade at Vintage

Rowan Yapp will join Bloomsbury as publishing director to run the cookery and illustrated non-fiction lists after more than a decade at Vintage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 14:28:13 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:32:03 UTC ]
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6 Novels Based on Iconic Comic Characters

Whether you're a regular comic reader or a movie fan, these novels based on comic book characters provide more content with your favorites. Continue reading at Book Riot

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50+ of the Most Magical DIY Harry Potter Crafts

We've compiled 50+ of the most magical Harry Potter crafts for your classroom, home decor, party decor, holiday decor, and, well, just for fun. Lumos.  Continue reading at Book Riot

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A new collection of Joan Didion’s work reminds us that she is her most memorable character

The Library of America’s “Joan Didion: The 1960s & 70s” highlights some of the author’s finest writing Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Guadalajara 2019: The U.S.-Mexico Border As a Literary Character

The border between Mexico and the U.S. can mean different things to different people. Attendees of LéaLA, Los Angeles's Spanish-language book fair, weigh in. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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