That creeping feeling

Fiction that lazily predicts a dystopian, ecologically decimated world is doomed to fail; instead novelists must engage on a new level with the climate crisis Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 12:54:39 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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In ‘Remarkably Bright Creatures,’ an octopus tells a feel-good story

Shelby Van Pelt's novel joins the menagerie of books told from an animal's perspective. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-04 15:20:36 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Festival: Janelle Monáe feels like she's living her 'second Earth life'

Janelle Monáe was joined by Times columnist Erika D. Smith to discuss her book 'The Memory Librarian' on Saturday at the L.A. Times Book Festival. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-24 17:01:01 UTC ]
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Jennifer Egan: ‘Twitter doesn’t make me feel optimistic about human nature’

The Pulitzer prize-winning author discusses her follow up to A Visit from the Goon Squad and how imagining a new technology set her writing freeWhen Jennifer Egan bought her house in Brooklyn 20 years ago, it had been on the market for eight months. The owners were an elderly couple, and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-16 08:00:03 UTC ]
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What to Read When You Feel Uprooted

Mine is the story of the woman who thought she was making a book about others; realized only as it was about to be published, that she was the broken one the book talked about. The fragmented, the dispersed, the uprooted.  When I was editing the anthology Home in Florida: Latinx Writers and the... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-03-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Memoir About Chronic Illness Made Me Feel the Chilling Reality of the COVID Crisis

Meghan O’Rourke’s The Invisible Kingdom takes you inside the world of being chronically ill. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2022-03-03 22:44:06 UTC ]
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Jonathan Evison’s ‘Small World’ feels like a big statement about America

In "Small World," short chapters and sheer eventfulness keep the story chugging along. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-21 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams

Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 17:00:27 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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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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What Does War Feel Like to a Child?

“How War Changed Rondo,” a picture book by the Ukrainian artists Romana Romanyshyn and Andriy Lesiv, captures the unrelenting destructiveness of wartime as a young person experiences it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-05 04:04:43 UTC ]
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Hanya Yanagihara | "We do feel that sort of collective uneasiness about what is awaiting us"

The eagerly anticipated third novel by Hanya Yanagihara envisions three different versions of America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 11:25:55 UTC ]
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In the pandemic stories of everyday Americans, fear and grief feel fresh again

A heart-wrenching collection by Eli Saslow arrives as numbness to the crisis sets in. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Adiba Jaigirdar | 'I do feel very supported by the Irish people'

A tragic storyline in "Orange is the New Black" made Adiba Jaigirdar write her first novel, in a roundabout way. “A while back there were a couple of weeks where all the queer characters on TV were just dying,” she tells me, over a Zoom chat from her home in Dublin. “On ‘The Hundred’, Lexa... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 23:24:12 UTC ]
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11 Emotional Manga That Will Give You All the Feels

Prepare for all the feels with these emotional manga, from stories of friendship and love to betrayal and survival, including The Promised Neverland by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-25 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Octopus signs Krissy Cela's 'feel-good fitness' guide

Octopus is to release Happy Healthy Strong, the new exercise and lifestyle guide from fitness technology entrepreneur, personal trainer and author Krissy Cela. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 18:33:00 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet was picked out by the literary spotlight when his second novel, His Bloody Project, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2016. Published by small indie Saraband, it tells of a brutal triple murder in the remote Scottish Highlands in 1869 via witness statements, a memoir... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 17:48:55 UTC ]
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22 books about Manhattan jet-setters that will make you feel like one

You may not be going to the Hamptons this summer, but these beach reads will give you a love-hate taste of it. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Aisling Fowler | 'I wanted to feel I was in a good place with the series before the books came out'

Aisling Fowler was watching her husband play a video game when inspiration for the heroine of her début novel first came to her. “He’s very keen to stress that he’s not a gamer,” she laughs, talking to me over video call from Sydney, where said husband is currently working. The female main... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 04:40:40 UTC ]
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