Rushdie bringing out novel on contemporary America

Salman Rushdie is publishing a new novel, The Golden House, with Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape in September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Essential Books About Contemporary Queer Life in America

Michelle Tea, author of 'Against Memoir,' picks books by Maggie Nelson, Imogen Binnie, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassava Republic Brings Africa to America

Nigerian publisher Cassava Republic has begun distributing books to the U.S. and will introduce several bestselling African adult and children's authors to American readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing the Qur’an to Life in America: Sandow Birk

In ‘American Qur’an,' graphic artist Birk illustrates the Qur'an in renderings that blend Islam with Americana. The result is a book he hopes changes readers' minds about the sacred text. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo America Brings Translation To Global Market Forum 2014

BookExpo America's 2014 Global Market Forum will be have an exciting new focus, Books in Translation: Wanderlust for the Written Word. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie thanks America's independent bookstores for support during fatwa

The letter of gratitude Salman Rushdie wrote to independent bookstores has been made into a poster that will be hung in some stores. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 09:19:47 UTC ]
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Book Review: Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, by Sarah Churchwell

In the late summer of 1941, as millions of Americans were debating whether to become involved in the war against Hitler, the journalist Dorothy Thompson wrote a celebrated essay for Harper's magazine. The title was Who Goes Nazi?, and Thompson explained that she had devised "a somewhat macabre... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

Not in every case does an Editors' Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there's a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term. The post At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debate night in what’s left of America

On Sunday, President Trump demanded that Joe Biden, his Democratic opponent, take a drug test ahead of (or just after) their first debate, which is tonight. “His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Only drugs could have caused this... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-29 12:19:19 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich

Georgia's book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers. The post Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-28 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Wheatle brings 'light-hearted tribute to teen life' to Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke will publish The Humiliations of Welton Blake, a new teen novella from Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner Alex Wheatle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 09:36:51 UTC ]
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Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America

A year ago today, the Washington Post reported details about a whistleblower complaint filed from someone in the US intelligence community, vague word of which had been swirling below the news cycle for days: Trump had made a “troubling” promise to a foreign leader. The Post’s story accelerated... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-18 12:26:23 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: Stories From America’s Prisons

Books written by incarcerated writers raise vital questions about how we can build a more just society: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2020-09-11 17:15:05 UTC ]
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A civil rights case from Louisiana that changed America’s justice system

Matthew Van Meter tells the story of Gary Duncan and the state’s role in the rights movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-09-03 13:13:15 UTC ]
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Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

David Benioff and DB Weiss to adapt The Three-Body Problem and two sequels with Alexander WooGame of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and DB Weiss are to adapt a series of hit science fiction novels by Chinese author Liu Cixin for Netflix. Together with Alexander Woo, who has worked on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-01 14:29:32 UTC ]
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A frustrating search for the truth about America’s biological warfare

Nicholson Baker recounts his attempts at research using the Freedom of Information Act. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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W&N to bring out book from Rubik's Cube creator

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing the first book by Rubik's Cube inventor Ernő Rubik—Cubed: The Puzzle of Us All—exploring what he has learned in "a lifetime of creating, curiosity and discovery".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 04:27:52 UTC ]
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