'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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Sphere to publish true crime exploring murder of author's stepsister

Sphere has acquired a book in which the author tells the story of her own investigation into the long-unsolved murder of her stepsister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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In his own write: Prince Harry’s ghostwriter is so famous that George Clooney made a film of his life

JR Moehringer, biographer to stars such as Andre Agassi and a doyen of the genre, was an obvious choice for the Duke of SussexWhen Prince Harry chose to work with ghostwriter JR Moehringer on his institution-shaking memoir, Spare, he was not taking half measures. The American writer and Pulitzer... Continue reading at The Guardian

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These famous authors are expressing solidarity with the striking HarperCollins workers.

As you may have seen on Book Twitter today, the unionized workers of HarperCollins are striking to secure a fair contract, livable wages, and a more equitable publishing industry. Some 250 employees—across the editorial, publicity, sales, marketing, legal and design departments—agreed to go on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Susie Steiner, author of stylish British crime thrillers, dies at 51

As a Guardian journalist, she helped popularize the “Keep Calm Carry On” poster. She later wrote bestselling novels about police detective Manon Bradshaw. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Where the Crawdads Sing Author Wanted for Questioning in Murder

A televised 1990s killing in Zambia has striking similarities to Delia Owens’s best-selling book turned movie. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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CrimeFest offers bursary for crime author of colour

CrimeFest is offering a bursary for a writer of colour to attend its festival in May 2022 and appear on a panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Horowitz becomes Japan's most-decorated foreign crime author

Author Anthony Horowitz has won the Best Mystery of the Decade (2010–2019) award by Honkaku Mystery Writers Club for his first Daniel Hawthorne novel, The Word is Murder, making him the most decorated foreign crime author in Japanese history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins acquires Sharkey memoir about murderer brother

HarperCollins has acquired a book by journalist Alix Sharkey exploring his experience growing up with a brother now imprisoned for the murder of teenager Danielle Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Glennon Doyle doesn’t work alone: The ‘Untamed’ author and agent Margaret Riley King discuss their creative process

“Our collaboration is like a river,” Doyle says of working with her agent. “We’re in it all the time together.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PRH authors including Dawkins and Mackesy share reasons for hope

Penguin Random House UK is publishing a series of essays from its authors, including Richard Dawkins and Charlie Mackesy, offering reasons to feel hopeful about the months and years ahead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two centuries after John Keats’s death, his famous odes are still sparking new discussions

Anahid Nersessian’s “Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse” is a book that moves in personal and unexpected directions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Help! My Son Is Trans. Is It Wrong to Read the Harry Potter Series to His Younger Brother?

We used to love these books, but he told me he doesn't want me to support J.K. Rowling now in any way. Continue reading at Slate

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Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to: * Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections)  Éireann Lorsung (The Century) Christa Parravani (Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sphere scoops another true crime title from David Wilson

Sphere will publish A Plot to Kill: A True Story of Deception, Betrayal and Murder in a Quiet English Town, from criminologist David Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors of colour made up 19.6% of YA writers in 2019

Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yan Lianke, author of Three Brothers, on Chinese Life, Law, and Literature

Hosts Kate, Eric, and Medaya are joined by renowned Chinese writer Yan Lianke, whose latest book is the memoir Three Brothers, about his childhood growing up during the Cultural Revolution. Calling in from Beijing, Yan discusses his life as a writer, being banned and censored in his own country... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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The Festival Five with Author and Translator David Bellos, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews Get to know the participants of the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Festival in this series of short interviews. First up: David Bellos! David Bellos is a professor of French and comparative literature as well as director of the Program in Translation... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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The real reason Jay Manuel from ‘ANTM’ made his debut novel fiction, not a memoir

For 18 seasons, he served as creative director and producer of the global phenomenon ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ But his debut novel isn’t the juicy tell-all you might’ve expected. Makeup artist and stylist Jay Manuel has spent more than 20 years in the fashion industry, most famously serving as... Continue reading at Fast Company

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