The 25 Most Significant New York City Novels From the Last 100 Years

Four writers and one bookseller gathered over Zoom to make a list devoted to fiction in which the city is more than mere setting. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-22 09:08:54 UTC ]
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A Graphic Novel About 100 Years of Matrilineal Family History, From South China to Singapore

To hear Weng Pixin tell it, Let’s Not Talk Anymore started out as a kind of “fuck you” move after a particularly bad fight with her mom but—as these things tend to go—it gradually transformed into a project to locate herself within the moth-eaten story of her matrilineal line.  Moving back and... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-11-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding 'Grace in the Rubble' 25 Years After the Oklahoma City Bombing

After writing about forgiving her sister’s murderer in 2015’s ‘Change of Heart,’ Jeanne Bishop is telling the story of an unlikely friendship between the father of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and the father of one of his victims in her new book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Folio: 100 Honorees To Be Fêted at Celebration Luncheon on December 6 in New York City

NEW YORK — Folio: is pleased to unveil its 2018 Folio: 100 Honorees. Each year, an elite group of media professionals are selected to represent the best and brightest minds in magazine and digital media today. The 2018 class of honorees includes: Hearst Magazine's Troy Young, National... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Discovery of 100-year-old gardener’s notebook inspires debut novel

Usborne has acquired The Garden of Found and Lost, a debut middle-grade novel based on the discovery of a 100-year-old gardener’s notebook at the National Trust’s Ickworth house in Suffolk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 100-year-old story of South Africa's first history book in the isiZulu language

Magema Fuze’s book was a radical act of publishing. It contained histories of chiefdoms and kingdoms - from the Zulu to the Ngcobo. Continue reading at The Conversation

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New York City Libraries End Late Fees, and the Treasures Roll In

The decision in New York City set off a wave of returns, accompanied by bashful notes of apology and gratitude. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘The Latinist’ is the perfect suspense novel to kick off your reading year

Set in the claustrophobic world of academia, this twisty tale by Mark Prins will remind you of Donna Tartt’s ‘The Secret History’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How Elizabeth Hardwick Spent Her “Starving Artist” Years in the Big City

In September 1939, Elizabeth Hardwick took a Greyhound bus to New York to pursue a doctorate in 17th-​century English literature at Columbia University. A few years earlier she had visited the city with two high school friends, staying at the Hotel Taft in Times Square. The women’s accents had... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-16 09:55:56 UTC ]
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The Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Discusses His First Novel in Nearly Fifty Years

The Nigerian writer explains the origins of his latest book’s title, why novels are harder to write than plays, and the masochistic pull of political activism. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2021-11-02 22:37:29 UTC ]
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Final Inspector Montalbano novel, finished years ago, is published in UK

Andrea Camilleri was determined that his crime series could not be continued by another writer, leaving concluding novel with his publisher long before his death in 2019The final novel in Andrea Camilleri’s beloved Inspector Montalbano mystery series is was published on Thursday – but the late... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'At long last, Idunit!' Wole Soyinka on his first novel in nearly 50 years

The Nigerian writer, the first sub-Saharan winner of the Nobel Prize, discusses 'Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Binc Foundation: 25 Years of Supporting Booksellers

As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation has never had a bigger part to play in supporting booksellers and comics stores Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Area man hangs on to dream, reopens bookstore after 25 years.

Well, this is kind of heartwarming. A full quarter-century after shuttering his old store in Bloomington, Indiana, Rick Morgenstern has opened what suddenly becomes the state’s largest independent bookstore. The reboot of the eponymous store has been in the works for years and is reopening in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Fifty Years Later, a New Novel Emerges

The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature, Soyinka is coming out with his first novel in almost 50 years, Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth. The post Fifty Years Later, a New Novel Emerges appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Books in the Media: Galgut's latest promises to be 'one of the best novels of the year'

Damon Galgut's The Promise (Chatto & Windus) came out on top in this week's reviews, with the twice Booker-shortlisted author picking up nods from the Guardian, Times and New York Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First Gayl Jones Novel in 20 Years Is Coming This Fall

Gayl Jones has not published a book for 20 years, but her publisher, Beacon Press, is determined to make up for lost time, publishing five new books by the influential author over the next two years—including the novel 'Palmares' this September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

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