The fourth woman

Nearly a decade ago, Lisa Taddeo signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster to write about desire in America. Taddeo was on a hot streak: She was writing regularly for Esquire, New York, and other publications, including a reported fictional first-person piece told from the point of view of Heath Ledger in the days […] Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light bags fourth number one

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) reigned over the UK Official Top 50 for a fourth week in total, with 51,842 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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The Two Lives of One Woman: On Guzel Yakhina’s “Zuleikha”

WHEN I WAS a student in Perm, Russia, my university friend told me that her grandparents were kulaks. The term dates back to the era of collectivization, a harsh agrarian reform that took place in the Soviet Union between the late 1920s and the early ’30s. Hitherto privately owned land and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Canongate clinches Tahmima Anam's fourth novel in six-figure deal

Canongate has signed a six-figurre deal for London-based author Tahmima Anam's fourth novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate triumphs in six-publisher auction for O’Neill’s Belfast memoir

Alix O’Neill’s memoir of growing up in a Republican area of Belfast during the 1990s has gone to Fourth Estate Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barbara Taylor Bradford pens prequel to A Woman of Substance for HarperCollins

Barbara Taylor Bradford has written a prequel to her bestselling 1979 novel A Woman of Substance, to be published by HarperCollins in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 16:49:46 UTC ]
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Waterstones and Fourth Estate to launch The Mirror & The Light gift card

Waterstones and Fourth Estate will team up this Christmas to create a gift card celebrating Hilary Mantel’s eagerly-awaited The Mirror & The Light, the first time the chain has created a gift card for a specific title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win, translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 06:13:51 UTC ]
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The Woman Who Brought Dostoevsky and Chekhov to English Readers

My first publication was a translation, not something I wrote myself. It was an essay in Greek about the poet C.P. Cavafy for a literary anthology of that kind of thing. Before taking up Modern Greek I had spent thousands of hours of my youth translating Homer for my studies—probably too many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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PPC launches fourth year of publicist mentoring scheme

The Publishers’ Publicity Circle is has announced the fourth year of its mentoring scheme, which is open to publicists of all levels and will start after the enrolment process in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 03:39:14 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins Sarah Aspinall memoir at auction

Fourth Estate will publish film director and documentary maker Sarah Aspinall’s memoir, following an auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Woman Confronted Her Rapist 14 Years Later. Here’s What He Said.

In her memoir “Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl,” Jeannie Vanasco seeks answers to her trauma. Continue reading at The New York Times

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These Canadian Publishers Know It’s a Woman’s World

Canada’s women-led publishers are in a unique position to make more diverse voices heard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Once again, Tracy Chevalier finds inspiration in an unsung woman from history

Chevalier’s new novel, ‘A Single Thread,’ tells the tale of a woman who embroiders cushions for a grand British cathedral. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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OUP investigates possible update to definition of 'woman'

Oxford University Press editors are investigating a possible update to its definition of "woman", after an online survey, which has almost 30,000 signatures, branded the definitions used as "sexist".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 01:41:57 UTC ]
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Her name is Chanel Miller, not ‘unconscious intoxicated woman’ in the Stanford assault case

Miller, who addressed her assaulter in court, has written a memoir called "Know My Name." Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The World's Worst Teachers grabs fourth number one

David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Teachers (HarperCollins) has chalked up a fourth consecutive week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 36,912 copies for £268,604.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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