Unruly Writing: On the Problem with the Fragmented Art History Book

There is a disturbing trend that has emerged in the literary world as of late. Let’s call it the “Fragmented Non-Fiction Art History” book. These titles look good on bookshelves, with their aesthetically-inclined covers and trendy lineup of female artists they purport to be about. The covers are tastefully minimalist with just a hint of […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Unruly Writing: On the Problem with the Fragmented Art History Book

There is a disturbing trend that has emerged in the literary world as of late. Let’s call it the “Fragmented Non-Fiction Art History” book. These titles look good on bookshelves, with their aesthetically-inclined covers and trendy lineup of female artists they purport to be about. The covers are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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These Books have an Edgy Secret: A History and Gallery of Fore-Edge Painting and Art

From 1600s British literature to Sarah J. Maas books on TikTok, fore-edge painting is an enduring art form that adds even more magic to books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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AWP 2015: The Art and Business of Writing Children's Books

Although AWP 2015 focused on literature written for and by adults, children's authors held their own at the conference and presented their ideas about how to best publish for Middle Grade and YA readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Don’t write what you know, write what you feel: bestselling authors offer tips on World Book Day

Malorie Blackman advises budding authors to pick up on news stories, but Julia Donaldson warns of pitfalls – and Alan Moore says you should read terrible books as well as good onesThe key to being a good writer? It’s being a good reader, authors including Carol Ann Duffy and Alan Moore have said... Continue reading at The Guardian

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WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

News and Events Laura and Bunmi celebrate 41 books by Black authors. From Black joy to history to empowerment, the books on this list provide affirming messages for children and young adults with a special shout-out to NSK Neustadt Prize finalist Jason... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Benjamin Zephaniah | 'To tell the real, honest truth about the history of Britain would mean changing the history books'

The latest book by Benjamin Zephaniah follows a Trinidadian woman who boarded the Windrush to pursue her singing dream. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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History Press lands book on how CIA shaped history from Charlwood

The History Press has snapped up a new book on how the CIA has shaped history, by David Charlwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Books: Writing and gun violence, women in criticism, politics at the Festival of Books and more

I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY What can poetry do in the face of gun violence? Critic at large Adriana E. Ramirez attended a reading — in Florida, not long after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland — that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

A new rights deal between Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House and Nepal Modern Publishing House was celebrated with a special signing ceremony at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair. The post Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2016: What If Books Could Write Themselves?

On Tuesday, in the first session in the London Book Fair's Interactive Theater, Guy Gadney, CEO and Founder of To Play For, said technology is beginning to emerge that will "create a new publishing form." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month

Welcome to NaNoWriMo! MG Leonard (who wrote her first book Beetle Boy in six months, one hour a day) has tips on how to do it. And it starts with writing EVERY SINGLE DAY NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and takes place every November. It’s for anyone thinking about writing a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The History of Books Chronicled in ‘Books’

Although book historian Martyn Lyons has already published a half-dozen titles about books and reading, he still uncovered surprises about the subject while researching his forthcoming Books: A Living History, an illustrated overview of books in every form as well as the growth of the publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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R.O. Kwon on Writing Her Way Into a Book’s Most Truthful Version

R.O. Kwon first novel, The Incendiaries, made my top ten list of books in 2018 for BBC Culture: “Kwon’s finely polished first novel is an explosive mix, tracking the evolution of a cult that turns to violence, bombing abortion clinics.” Her second novel, Exhibit, is more intimate, an artfully... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Anna Noyes on Writing the Book That Keeps Her Awake

This first appeared in Lit Hub’s Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. In The Art of Subtext, Charles Baxter writes, “A novel is not a summary of its plot but a collection of instances, of luminous specific details that take us in the direction of the unsaid and the unseen.” In 2017, I sold... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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4 New Books on Pioneers of American Performing Arts

Four new titles look at the visionaries who transformed the performing arts in 20th-century America, from group portraits of trailblazing ballerinas and jazz legends to biographies of a folk icon and Broadway director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Problem with Giant Book Preview Lists

This one goes out to any author who’s ever felt bad about not making it onto a list of most anticipated books of the season. And to their publicists. The book preview list is a highly imperfect form of coverage that seems to be, along with best-of the year lists, the most widely used kind […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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