The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take

A new abridged translation by Julia Lovell reveals the delights — and flaws — of the classic Chinese tale Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-03 08:24:52 UTC ]
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Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Rule of Wolves’ is the latest action-packed installment in the Grishaverse saga

This story picks up the threads that 2019’s “King of Scars” left so captivatingly loose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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His Debut Novel Won the Pulitzer. Now It Has an Action-Packed Sequel.

In “The Committed,” a follow-up to “The Sympathizer,” Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nameless spy navigates a Paris underworld rife with drug deals, violence and colonialism’s ghosts. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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13 Action-Packed Book Series for Middle Schoolers

Readers looking for must-read book series for middle schoolers can find plenty of suggestions for mystery, fantasy, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:35:57 UTC ]
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Morris threatened with legal action over Cilka's Journey

Heather Morris, the author of bestselling title The Tattooist of Auschwitz, has been threatened with legal action in the US by the stepson of Cecilia Kovachova around whom her second novel is thought to be based. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 05:51:43 UTC ]
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Hodder wins 'action-packed' Hollow Crown at auction

Hodder has won a new young adult fantasy duology at auction, the Hollow Crown series, from author Zoraida Córdova in collaboration with Glasstown Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial

The digital arm of Lindhardt & Ringhof, Saga Egmont further expands its efforts to penetrate the Spanish-language audiobook market. The post Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-14 17:45:23 UTC ]
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Laura Lippman’s suspense novel ‘Dream Girl’ takes its cue from Stephen King

In Lippman’s 25th novel, a bedridden novelist is haunted by a woman who claims to be one of his characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop site partners with Modern Films to support indies

Online retailer Bookshop.org is partnering with Modern Films on a new initative to support indie bookshops and film institutions across the UK, after a challenging 15 months owing to the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 08:56:46 UTC ]
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Love Is a Journey Without End: Close-up on R.J. Palacio

The bestselling author of Wonder is back with Pony, a standalone novel that promises to be a new American classic. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Djeliya: A West African Fantasy Epic by Juni Ba

Juni Ba's dazzling new graphic novel 'Djeliya' is the story of two humbled royal elites on a desperate mission to restore their kingdom, which was destroyed by a mysterious wizard in a tower. A seven-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Bill Clinton and James Patterson are back in action — and still ridiculous

“The President’s Daughter” is the follow-up to the duo’s 2018 bestseller “The President Is Missing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Action, boredom, protest and celebration inside the NBA bubble

The Post’s Ben Golliver on how covid and the racial-justice movement tested the league. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The spellbinding ‘Revival Season’ makes Monica West an author to watch

West joins American writers who have tackled the significance of the Black church as a locus for community organizing that can also harm those seeking spiritual refuge. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’

The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region. The post Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 13:00:13 UTC ]
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In Francisco Goldman’s ‘Monkey Boy,’ an author grapples with the alternative facts of his family history

A train ride becomes a pretext for a long train of thought, as a man looks back at his past. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-18 16:00:48 UTC ]
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Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority (CMA) will take action. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 20:10:02 UTC ]
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BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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