Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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The best books to read by the fire: Let’s talk about our favorites in science fiction and fantasy

Feeling nostalgic? Try ‘The Chronicles of Prydain.’ For something more modern, there’s ‘The Midnight Bargain. And so many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Year in Reading: Stephen Dodson

For me, the book of the year was David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years. The post A Year in Reading: Stephen Dodson appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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‘If It Bleeds’ reaffirms Stephen King’s mastery of short fiction

A new collection contains stories that cover a surprising amount of emotional territory but can still be read in a sitting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Stephen Colbert Flusters Stacey Abrams By Reading Her Own Romantic Fiction

“God no, I don’t want you to read any of these," the former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial nominee told "The Late Show" host. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Let’s talk about science fiction and horror by new, promising writers

In our final column for The Post, we revisit books we have savored and many more we hope to read. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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DOJ v PRH: Jonathan Karp and Stephen King Take the Stand

Day two of the DOJ's trial to block PRH from acquiring S&S featured a little star power: bestselling author Stephen King. In terms of the case before the court, however, the highlight of the day was the testimony of S&S CEO Jonathan Karp. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Stephen King set to testify for gov't in books merger trial

Bestselling author Stephen King has testified in a federal antitrust trial in Washington Continue reading at ABC News

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Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Stephen King testifies against $2B Penguin merger

The deal between Penguin and Simon & Schuster would weaken competition and lower author pay, he said Continue reading at Crains New York

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‘Fantastical claims’ and Stephen King: Penguin Random House and DOJ face off for antitrust battle

In one of the biggest antitrust showdowns of President Biden’s tenure, the Justice Department is pulling out the big guns to stop a mega-publishing merger. The Justice Department’s ambitious bid to stop Penguin Random House from buying rival publisher Simon & Schuster has started taking on... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Stephen King, Andrew Solomon, and a bunch of agents are set to testify in the PRH antitrust trial.

The federal government’s civil suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House is chugging along, with the trial set to begin on August 1. Exhibits to the joint pretrial motion, filed July 15, included lists of witnesses for both sides. Witnesses for both sides... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Apparently, those who read literary fiction—but not other kinds—have a more “complex worldview.”

Yep, as the guy in your MFA already knows, turns out reading literary fiction is better for you than reading other kinds of fiction—especially if you grew up doing it. In a new paper published this week in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, scholars Nicholas Buttrick, Erin C.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Neon Hemlock Press: A Small Press in a Big World of Speculative Fiction

This year, a Neon Hemlock Press novella won a Nebula. But what is this publisher, where did it come from, and what does it put out? Continue reading at Book Riot

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These are the books all the rich people will be reading in the metaverse this year.

Did you know that J.P. Morgan releases a summer reading list every year? (I didn’t, and I’m the person who does these.) Last week, the bank (??) announced its 23rd annual (??) summer reading list, which “invit[es] readers worldwide to explore the adventures, discoveries and new ideas that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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New Historical Fiction to Read This Summer

These novels remind us that people have made horrible mistakes since the beginning of time. (They also contain love, joy and triumph!) Continue reading at The New York Times

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7 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels to Read This Summer

Rethinking old myths and accepted narratives comes with risks, but the results can be thrilling. Continue reading at The New York Times

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