‘The Vexations’ revisits the eccentric life of composer Erik Satie

Caitlin Horrocks’s historical novel explores why the Frenchman wasn’t better known. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-13 16:42:32 UTC ]
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Revisiting André Aciman’s Eccentric Family

This week, Josh Duboff reviews André Aciman’s “Find Me,” the sequel to his 2007 novel “Call Me by Your Name.” In 1995, Barry Unsworth wrote for the Book Review about “Out of Egypt,” Aciman’s memoir chronicling the family that shaped his life. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-13 10:00:09 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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M&A Update: MJH Life Sciences Buys Another B2B Magazine

MJH Life Sciences, the New Jersey-based medical publisher that expanded dramatically last year in a $100 million acquisition of the former UBM Life Sciences portfolio from Informa plc, announced another purchase on Thursday: Pharmaceutical Commerce, a trade magazine and digital outlet serving... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-09 18:18:12 UTC ]
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Illustrating Nick Carraway’s Infatuation with New York City High Life

The following is excerpted from The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel. * __________________________________ From The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. Copyright renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Adapted Text and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-09 08:47:44 UTC ]
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Memorial Celebrates Life of S&S's Carolyn Reidy

A memorial for Carolyn Reidy, who died on May 12, celebrated the life of the publisher. Speakers included former colleagues, as well as authors, including Doris Kearns Goodwin and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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A Cartoonist’s Life: PW Speaks with Adrian Tomine

Adrian Tomine's new graphic memoir 'The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist,' dissects authorial insecurity and self-doubt with a series of alternately hilarious and painful true-life anecdotes. The book will be published this month by D&Q. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops Wyatt and Benge's 'life's work'

Faber is to publish a work showcasing the lyrics, poems and drawings of musician Robert Wyatt and his creative partner and wife, painter and songwriter Alfie Benge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 16:51:44 UTC ]
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‘Shadowplay’ imagines Bram Stoker’s inner life and his path to ‘Dracula’

Joseph O’Connor, author of “Star of the Sea,” has written another gorgeous historical novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In “All My Mother’s Lovers,” a Mother’s Secret Letters Reveal Her Secret Life

Not to sound like an assistant district attorney from SVU, but it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that acclaimed essayist and book critic Ilana Masad has carved a prominent space for herself in the realm of mother-daughter literature with her debut novel, All My Mother’s Lovers. It sits upon a... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins bags Smith's Not a Life Coach

HarperNonFiction has bagged Not a Life Coach, the second book from online personal training star James Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 10:39:22 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics by Tom Scioli

In the new graphic biography, 'Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics', comics artist and biographer Tom Scioli pays tribute to Kirby, arguably the greatest superhero comic book artist of all time. In this 11-page excerpt Scioli depicts Kirby’s life on the Lower East Side and the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Miss Iceland’ is an exquisitely detailed portrait of mid-century life in Iceland

Audur Ava Olafsdottir does a brilliant job of conveying Icelandic life — its harshness, its connection to the land and to history, and its amusing qualities. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist's stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-08 16:19:12 UTC ]
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Life’s humor and heartbreak, and the joy of putting it into words

In his new collection, longtime author Roger Rosenblatt calls writing an “adventure.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lorelei Goulding wins Spread the Word’s 2020 Life Writing Prize

First-time writer Lorelei Goulding has won Spread the Word's Life Writing Prize, for her "heart-breaking story" Birdie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 12:18:00 UTC ]
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Moyes revisits Lou Clark in online story

Jojo Moyes has written a story featuring the heroine of her bestselling novel Me Before You, Lou Clark, and exploring how the character may be coping in lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 14:08:36 UTC ]
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