'Run, Brother, Run' author David Berg discusses his brother's murder – a crime made famous for the wrong reasons

Berg's memoir chronicles the death of his brother and the aftereffects of the crime. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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AAP, Authors Guild Discuss Author-Editor Process

The AAP and Authors Guild co-hosted a panel last week on Capitol Hill about authorial-editorial collaboration, in advance of Congress’s review of the U.S. Copyright Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hermione Lee made chair of David Cohen Prize

Dame Hermione Lee has been named the new chair of the David Cohen Prize for Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The accidental book review that made Jack Kerouac famous

One article shifted the culture. Ronald K.L. Collins wonders whether it could happen today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 07:10:24 UTC ]
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Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? | Garry Disher

Every now and then I encounter people who can’t suspend disbelief. They ask how I can write about ‘such terrible things’Feeling unappreciated is your lot as a writer. Few readers; no readers. Scathing reviews; no reviews. Publishers saying, “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” or not taking a punt on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-03 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Murder? Poachers? What the hell is going on with Where the Crawdads Sing author Delia Owens?

A few days ago, Publishers Weekly reported that Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens’ debut novel and the September 2018 pick for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club, topped a million in print sales in 2019. Today, Laura Miller at Slate had a much juicier story about Owens: her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-30 15:00:24 UTC ]
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David Higham Associates launches third open day under-represented authors

David Higham Associates has announced it will host its third open day for under-represented writers in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 10:29:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Middle Grade Buzz Authors Discuss Filling Voids

A BookExpo panel on May 31 gathered five creators of buzzed-about middle grade novels to discuss their upcoming works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Brothers finds reason in Haig's memoir

The producers of “Fleabag” are reportedly developing a TV show based on Matt Haig’s memoir Reasons To Stay Alive (Canongate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ acquires three crime novels from digital author O'Sullivan

Digital author Darren O'Sullivan will join the HQ Fiction list after the HarperCollins imprint acquired three of his crime novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Jay Asher, Author of ‘Thirteen Reasons Why,’ Files Defamation Lawsuit

In the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct, Jay Asher’s literary agency dropped him, speaking engagements and book signings were canceled, and some bookstores removed his novels from their shelves. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF runs second author conference featuring Adegoke, Uviebinené and Buchanan

The London Book Fair's day-long Writer’s Summit will return for a second year, featuring the author duo behind Slay in your Lane and writer Daisy Buchanan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Author Patrick deWitt on Seeing His ‘Sisters Brothers’ on Screen

'I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,' the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to. The post Books to Film: Author Patrick deWitt on Seeing His ‘Sisters Brothers’ on Screen appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gritty crime debut inspired by murder in Mexico to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a literary thriller set in Mexico, the first in a new series by debut author Tim MacGabhann.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Lovers on the run in dull, campy crime thriller ‘Devil's Cove’

It’s “Thelma and Louise” on meth in the soapy, low-budget B-movie “Devil’s Cove,” directed by Erik Lundmark and written by Chloe Traicos, who stars as black widow murderess Jackie McGann. The story opens with the murder of Rick Duval (Cameron Barnes), and then winds its way backward and forward... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author resigns from Brontë Society after Lily Cole made patron

A Brontë expert has resigned in protest of the appointment of supermodel and activist Lily Cole as a patron for the Brontë Society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage crime authors celebrated with 'killer cocktails'

Vintage hosted an evening of “killer cocktails” on Monday night (18th September) to introduce debut crime writers Emily Koch, D B John and Jo Jakeman in the company of bestselling crime writers such as In A Dark Dark Wood's Ruth Ware. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Reasons Why Henry David Thoreau Still Matters Today

Laura Dassow Walls, author of the definitive biography 'Henry David Thoreau: A Life,' on why Thoreau still matters today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Magpie Murders' author Anthony Horowitz delivers remarkable twist on the classic whodunnit

The bestselling British author and screenwriter is making his own bid for detective story immortality with an astonishing Golden Age-style mystery novel. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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