Seven questions for... author Helga Flatland

The Norwegian author, brought to UK readers by Orenda Books, discusses sibling rivalry, the Guest of Honour slot and translation protocol. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Female-centered historical novels are dogged by questions of accuracy. Hence the author’s note.

Resistance to books that cast heroines with agency and hidden talents has declined, but only after a hard-fought battle. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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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Somali Authorities Shut Down Radio Station City FM, Seek to Question Owner

On December 19, police in Jowhar, the capital of Hirshabelle state, raided the privately owned City FM broadcaster, briefly detained Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Author Andrew Pessin Asks 'The Jewish God Question'

In his new book, philosopher Andrew Pessin takes a close look at Jewish thought through the ages, and discovers ‘exhilarating’ disagreement about God. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Four Questions for...Brianna Schofield, Executive Director of the Authors Alliance

Ahead of its fourth anniversary, how is the organization faring? PW recently caught up with Brianna Schofield, executive directors of the Authors Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Questions for...Author and Grammy Winner Lynell George

PW spoke with the recent Grammy Award-winner about the art of writing liner notes, her forthcoming essay collection, and the underappreciated literary scene in L.A. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors question the novel's future in face of declining attention spans

Authors have asked whether the novel will exist in the future when competing against new entertainment trends such as online streaming and television box sets. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign for fairer, more transparent contracts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions about 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee's new book

It was recently announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, who famously only released her classic novel, will publish a second book this summer. 'If you read the book ... only Harper Lee could have written this novel,' said Jonathan Burnham, senior vice president and publisher of... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Four Questions for...'Eaten Alive' Author Paul Rosolie

We spoke to the conservationist, who is dealing with fallout over his recent TV special 'Eaten Alive,' about his first book, the controversy surrounding his special, and what he's working on next. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Questions for... 'Foxcatcher' Author Mark Schultz

PW talked to Mark Schultz about his new memoir, 'Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Questions for...Author Escort Isabel Keating

Author escort Isabel Keating leaves a legacy as she retires after 35 years of accompanying around the Twin Cities authors on tour. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Five Questions for business author Richie Frieman

Business author says bad manners can tank your careerBusiness author Richie Frieman has studied fine arts at the University of Maryland, launched a music-focused Internet magazine, written children's books, invented a device that keeps shirt collars crisp and created a pop culture-inspired... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Four Open Questions About iBooks Author

Apple can improve education and empower authors to create ever-better digital books without limiting customers. Continue reading at PC World

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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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