The Near-Mythic Inevitability of Olga Tokarczuk's Novels

The Polish author, known for her fragmentary, far-ranging novels, tightens her focus with the mystical detective novel "Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Near-Mythic Inevitability of Olga Tokarczuk's Novels

The Polish author, known for her fragmentary, far-ranging novels, tightens her focus with the mystical detective novel "Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘The Books of Jacob’ is finally here. Now we know why the Nobel judges were so awestruck.

"The Books of Jacob" is an incredible epic by recent Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk is the pick of the bunch

https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2021/12/olga-tokarczuks-the-books-of-jacob-an-epic-that-sinks-under-the-weight-of-factsThis week in fiction, The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk (Fitzcarraldo) continued to be covered in the newspapers, picking up mentions in the Telegraph and New... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 02:10:37 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation

The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in NovemberThe magnum opus of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk – a novel that has taken seven years to translate and has brought its author death threats in her native... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-26 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk is publishing an illustrated, all-ages book about finding fulfillment.

Ah, February 2021: maybe by then, we’ll have forgotten that 2020 ever existed. An upcoming book by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Joanna Concejo, promises to help us cleanse the timeline: The Lost Soul, a story for both children and adults. Publisher Seven... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:31:35 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk - Nobel Prize Winner

To those familiar with Olga Tokarczuk’s work, it was not so much a matter of whether she would win the Nobel Prize, but when. For many years she has been Poland’s leading contemporary novelist, and her nine novels and three short-story collections have been translated worldwide. The... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-10 10:18:09 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Man Booker International Winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft

A book jurors say ‘flies us through a galaxy of departures and arrivals’ is named the Man Booker International Prize in London, author Olga Tokarczuk and translator Jennifer Croft sharing the £50,000 purse. The post Interview: Man Booker International Winners Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

There’s more to adapting a chapter book into a graphic novel than just drawing pictures to go with the words. Adapters often bring a whole new level of nonverbal communication to the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

There’s more to adapting a chapter book into a graphic novel than just drawing pictures to go with the words. Adapters often bring a whole new level of nonverbal communication to the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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17 Novels That Would Make Great Graphic Novels

These stories, including The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, are great in prose, but they are crying out for a graphic novel adaptation to bring the visuals to life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-26 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Gothic Novels I’d Like to See as Graphic Novels

Inspired by a Zoom course on early gothic literature, this comics reader recommends these classic gothic tales for the graphic novel treatment. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-14 10:36:03 UTC ]
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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
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4 Novels That Need the Graphic Novel Treatment

Not every novel can make it as a graphic novel. There are some specific criteria that have to be met plus an ineffable...thing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:42:03 UTC ]
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Should you read Keanu Reeves’s novel?

In case you missed it: Keanu Reeves has written a novel. Yes, it’s true: the internet’s boyfriend has teamed up with China Miéville, one of the great speculative fiction writers of all time, to produce a novel set in the world of BRZRKR—the comic book series he also created—and we here at... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-07-19 15:23:42 UTC ]
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Sales of Comics, Graphic Novels Fell 7% in 2023

After topping $2 billion for the first time in 2021, sales of comics and graphic novels in North American fell 7% in 2023, to $1.87 billion, according to estimates from 'ICv2.' Despite the decline, sales remained well above 2019 levels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall 2024 Preview: Young Adult Comics & Graphic Novels

Big names like Ryan Estrada, Derek Kirk Kim, and Jen Wang headline a fall lineup that’s full of fresh takes on familiar coming-of-age and romance themes—plus super-futuristic mermaids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Tan’s ‘The Backyard Bird Chronicles’ Takes a Novel Approach to Bird-Watching

In her most recent book, “The Backyard Bird Chronicles,” the best-selling author revels in a newfound preoccupation with birds — and drawing. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-07-10 09:00:32 UTC ]
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Inside Tapas Entertainment’s Plans for Webtoons, Web Novels, and Publishing

With the debut of Webtoon on the U.S. stock market dominating comics world headlines last month, South Korea’s other webcomic and webnovel giant, Kakao Entertainment, and its Tapas platform are eyeing ambitions of their own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chilling Crime Novels for Hot Summer Reading

🏆 These are the “it” books of the year so far.🏖️ Emily Henry became a bestselling author without book tours ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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