The best fiction of 2022: death and life in Cormac McCarthy's The Passenger

The Passenger, Cormac McCarthy’s first novel since The Road in 2006, shows him at the peak of his powers even as he nears his ninetieth year. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-11-24 13:19:55 UTC ]
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Book Excerpt: ‘The Passenger,’ Cormac McCarthy’s First Novel in 16 Years

A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s first novel since his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 book “The Road.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction

The 2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Khadija Abdalla Bajaber for her debut YA novel The House of Rust. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-10 19:36:19 UTC ]
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Early Cormac McCarthy Interviews Rediscovered

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has done vanishingly few interviews during the course of his career. In these early ones, some newly uncovered, he is less guarded. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Here’s the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award in Fiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the 10 books on the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award for Fiction. The judges for this year’s award are Ben Fountain (Chair), Brandon Hobson, Pam Houston, Dana Johnson, and Michelle Malonzo. The 10 longlistees were chosen from a total of 463... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-16 14:15:50 UTC ]
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Celebrating Christian Fiction: ACFW 2022 Photo Essay

Held in person for the first time since 2019, the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) 2022 conference brought over 300 authors, agents, publishers, and aspiring novelists together in St. Louis, Mo. from September 8-11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Closed Libraries and Fading Light: On Life in Kyiv, August 2022

I borrowed William Faulkner’s book Light in August from the university library three days before the first strikes on Kyiv in February. My electronic reader card shows the date. There were no people in the reading room; everyone was at home updating the news and packing their bags. The librarian... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-30 08:59:00 UTC ]
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Goodreads Announces the Most Popular Historical Fiction of 2022 (So Far)

Goodreads has announced its list of the top 36 most popular historical fiction books of 2022 (so far), according to users' interest. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-11 14:45:32 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward has won the 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Jesmyn Ward—the two-time National Book Award-winning author of Salvage the Bones and Sing, Unburied, Sing—has just become, at 45, the youngest ever winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. The prize, which was established in 2008 as a lifetime achievement award, honors “an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-01 17:08:35 UTC ]
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Rare Thoughts on Writing From Cormac McCarthy in This Unlikely Interview

Knopf announced March 8 that it will publish two novels by Cormac McCarthy this fall, his first in 16 years, but don’t expect a book tour. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author lives an entirely private life. “He doesn’t give interviews, doesn’t give lectures, and doesn’t do book signings,” Michael... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-15 08:55:34 UTC ]
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Knopf to Publish Two by Cormac McCarthy in the Fall

Knopf has announced it will be publishing two new novels by Cormac McCarthy. 'The Passenger' is set for October 25 and 'Stella Maris' for November 22, with both titles will being published together, as a box set, on December 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Reads of the First Half of 2022

These new historical fiction reads promise lessons, romance, drama, and intriguing settings ranging from the 1700s to the 1970s! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-03 11:36:00 UTC ]
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2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction longlist unveiled

The 16-strong longlist of books contending for the 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), has been revealed, featuring nine countries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-26 14:09:35 UTC ]
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How love, death and ampersands changed Kathryn Schulz's life

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of the memoir "Lost and Found" unpacks the meaning and importance of joy and grief — and conjuctions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2022 Historical Fiction To Add To Your TBR Right Now

Looking for great new reads in the new year? Add these 2022 historical fiction books to your TBR right now, including The Good Wife of Bath by Karen Brooks. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

Today, the American Library Association announced the 2022 shortlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The awards, established in 2012, celebrate the best books in fiction and nonfiction for adult readers, and will honor each winner with $5000. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-08 16:19:31 UTC ]
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What Did Critics Think of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road When It First Came Out?

Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden. It’s now 15 years since Cormac McCarthy’s terrifying post-apocalyptic odyssey, The Road, first hit shelves. The story of a father and son traversing a fallen US where an unspecified ecological cataclysm has destroyed almost all life on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 08:53:04 UTC ]
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In William Maxwell’s Fiction, a Vivid, Varied Tableau of Midwestern Life

Though his novels and short stories — published over six decades, beginning in 1934 — are set in an older, more decorous America, he grapples with themes that feel shockingly contemporary. Continue reading at The New York Times

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10 Life Lessons from Science Fiction and Fantasy

Hugo Gernsback once said SFF writers impart knowledge without out making us aware we're being taught. So what do they actually teach us? Continue reading at Book Riot

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No, Cormac McCarthy Isn’t on Twitter. Don’t Be Fooled by the Check Mark.

An account posing as the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Road,” “No Country for Old Men” and “All the Pretty Horses” was mistakenly verified by Twitter. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-02 21:48:56 UTC ]
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