Sarah Winman’s ‘Still Life’ feels like a Saturday night among old friends

“Still Life” is that rare, affectionate novel that makes one feel grateful to have been carried along. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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“He Wound Up Feeling Like a Close Friend.” On Drawing the Life of Leonard Cohen

Philippe Girard (Leonard Cohen: On a Wire, translated by Helge Dascher and Karen Houle) and Joe Ollmann (Fictional Father) spoke to one another as part of D+Q Live, a fall event series by the graphic novel publisher Drawn & Quarterly. The driving force behind November’s conversation was the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-06 09:55:48 UTC ]
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Reading Nicole Krauss’s ‘To Be a Man’ feels like talking all night with a brilliant friend

Krauss’s four previous novels proved she’s a writer’s writer; her new story collection cements her reputation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-05 14:31:07 UTC ]
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Sarah Winman wins inaugural £10k InWords Literary Award

Sarah Winman has won the inaugural InWords Literary Award, for her "transcendent, utterly humane" novel Still Life (Fourth Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-17 15:33:39 UTC ]
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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-28 15:42:07 UTC ]
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9 Best Slice-of-Life Manga to Make You Feel Refreshed

When we think of manga, we picture action-packed fantasy stories that feature young teens. But a closer look at the ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-16 10:36:51 UTC ]
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Histories of Violence: What Does an Anti-Fascist Life Actually Feel Like?

THIS IS THE 30th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with Natasha Lennard, an author, activist, and journalist whose work has been featured in many publications, including The Intercept, The New York Times, and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-07-01 12:30:03 UTC ]
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Sarah Winman moves to Fourth Estate

Sarah Winman has been poached from Headline: her new novel, about a young British soldier who inherits the top two floors of an old palazzo, will be published by Fourth Estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Brilliant Friend director talks about bringing Elena Ferrante’s beloved novel to life for HBO

Italian director Saverio Costanzo spoke with Fast Company about the challenge of adapting the first novel in the Neapolitan series (as a man, no less). In 2007, Italian director Saverio Costanzo wrote to the publisher of Elena Ferrante’s novella The Lost Daughter and asked if he could option the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Third Sarah Winman novel to Headline

Headline imprint Tinder Press is publishing a new novel by Sarah Winman in July this year, Tin Man. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Saturday Night Live' scores its highest premiere rating since 2008

The presidential election campaign and Alex Baldwin’s impersonation of Donald Trump gave the season premiere of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” a big ratings lift. Saturday’s 42nd season kickoff averaged a 5.8 rating in the overnight markets measured by Nielsen. The figure is 29% higher than the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

Pentagram's Emily Oberman tells us about how she channeled her inner super-nerd to help Taschen create the ultimate SNL Bible.Pentagram's Emily Oberman is pretty much Saturday Night Live's go-to designer at this point. She's done three separate SNL identities, including this year's... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game|Life Podcast: A More Developer-Friendly Xbox One?

On this week's podcast: Xbox One self-publishing, EarthBound on Virtual Console, Shadow of the Eternals and changes at Electronic Arts.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris Lees | 'I grew up feeling like I wasn’t good enough, so to feel respected for my writing is really moving'

A contributing editor for British Vogue, Paris Lees made her name as the UKs first high-profile transgender woman to break into the mainstream when she was named top of the Pink List of the most influential LGBT people in Britain, and became the first “out” transgender woman to appear on BBC... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-01 02:56:30 UTC ]
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Atkinson’s Life After Life on track for BBC One adaptation

BBC One has commissioned a four-part adaptation of Kate Atkinson’s Costa Award-winning Life After Life from House Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 01:13:20 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libreria to mark night tube with all-night event

Libreria bookshop in East London is holding an all-night event to mark the launch of London’s Night Tube. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Exclusive cover reveal: Sarah Thankam Mathews’ All This Could Be Different.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for Sarah Thankam Mathews’ debut novel All This Could Be Different, which will be published by Viking—who acquired it in an 8-way auction—in summer 2022. The publisher describes the book as “an electrifying novel of a young immigrant building a life... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 15:00:16 UTC ]
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