What happened to all the war vet novelists? They've moved on, and so have we

Kevin Powers was among the best in a wave of novelists on Iraq and Afghanistan. His new thriller, "A Line in the Sand," signals their slow fade from relevance. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-12 13:00:10 UTC ]
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What happened to all the war vet novelists? They've moved on, and so have we

Kevin Powers was among the best in a wave of novelists on Iraq and Afghanistan. His new thriller, "A Line in the Sand," signals their slow fade from relevance. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-12 13:00:10 UTC ]
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Novelist Julie Myerson on sharing her children’s secrets: ‘I’ve got in so much trouble’

She was accused of ‘betraying motherhood’ when she was revealed as the author of the Guardian’s Living With Teenagers column. Will her novel about a child with addiction issues reopen old wounds?Few writers have published and been damned with quite the ferocity Julie Myerson was back in 2009 for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-21 08:00:14 UTC ]
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Canceling My Book Deal Was the Best Career Move I’ve Ever Made

I started querying agents for my memoir, Negative Space, in 2012, after two years of writing and revising. I got a few rounds of passes, including several friendly rejections in which agents said they just didn’t “know how to sell” my book. I heard this refrain enough times that I started... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-03-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75

His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-17 23:53:36 UTC ]
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S&S Says 'What Happened' Moved 300,000 Copies in First Week on Sale

Hillary Clinton's 'What Happened' sold more than 300,000 copies across all formats its first week on sale, publisher Simon & Schuster reported. Over half of those sales were hardcovers, with S&S selling 167,000 print copies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move Over, 'Star Wars': Young Koala and Clumsy Cat Win This Week's Viral Chart

A koala and a clumsy CG cat have defeated the Force, at least temporarily.Ladies and gentlemen, meet superstar koala joey Imogen! With 24 million views already for her videos from Australia.com and Symbio Wildlife Park, actually, it's likely that you have done so already. Her charisma and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Amazon's war on ebooks, LG's G Watch R and other stories you might've missed

This week, we reviewed the HTC One for Windows, investigated Amazon's controversial ebook-pricing model, played around with Hyperlapse, learned about LG's G Watch R and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and... Continue reading at Engadget

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Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

For more than half a century, Sam Adams’ eclectic output has made him a stalwart of Wales’ literary scene. He discusses his latest novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 01:59:07 UTC ]
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Move Books Moves Forward

Middle grade books aimed at boys tout adventure, humor, and a dash of mayhem. (Sponsored). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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iBooks Bestsellers: 'What Happened' Is What's Happening

The most popular book in Apple's iBooks store is erstwhile Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton's tell-all, 'What Happened,' which unseated Stephen King's 'It' for the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A shocking image of Syria's brutal war – a war that will continue regardless | Jonathan Jones

Even the most horrific photos are not able to prevent wars happening, they remain decoration for our conscienceThis week the Guardian published the kind of picture that deserves to change the world. The front page of Thursday's print edition was dominated by an epic scene of human suffering,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Morning After: Samsung’s secret war on repair

Manufacturers may hate independent repair stores, but Samsung and Apple appeared to accept the direction the political wind was blowing in. Sadly, Samsung’s warm-hearted embrace of third party repair may not have been as loving as had originally been suggested. Details of the contract the Korean... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-05-24 11:15:08 UTC ]
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TokyoPop Moves Its Distribution to Penguin Random House

Beginning January 1, Penguin Random House Publisher Services will sell and distribute the entire TokyoPop frontlist and backlist across all sales channels worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the novelists who are re-analyzing HBO’s Girls.

For the past two years, the novelist Alice Elliott Dark has been sending out missives on the writing and reading life via her popular weekly Substack, “Alice on Sunday.” But this March, Dark applied her platform to a curious task: recapping and analyzing old episodes of HBO’s Girls.  The project... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-05-13 18:56:54 UTC ]
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London and New York: Ken Follett Moves to Hachette

The author of 37 published books, Ken Follett will move to Hachette for his next release, after publishing with PRH and Pan Macmillan. The post London and New York: Ken Follett Moves to Hachette appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-13 17:32:44 UTC ]
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Brooklyn lawmaker Zellnor Myrie moves to challenge Adams in 2025

Brooklyn State senator Zellnor Myrie is taking steps to challenge Mayor Eric Adams for re-election in 2025, further complicating Adams’ already uncertain hopes for a second term amid sagging approval ratings.Myrie, a 37-year-old progressive, confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that he is... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2024-05-08 14:15:56 UTC ]
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Bologna 2024: War Leaves a Mark

As expected, this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair is itself touched by and reflective of the global political scene, particularly the wars in the Middle East and in Ukraine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Measurement Companies Are Making ‘Big Data’ Moves Ahead of NewFronts and Upfronts

Measurement companies are looking to measure up ahead of the upfront season, with Nielsen making "big data" announcements and the Joint Industry Committee (JIC) certifying Comscore and VideoAmp. To explain exactly what's going on in measurement, ADWEEK went to great... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2024-04-04 19:17:06 UTC ]
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A new series of Star Wars shorts premieres on Disney+ next month

Disney just pulled a fast one. Star Wars movies and shows are typically announced years before being released, but the company just revealed a new TV program that premieres next month. Tales of the Empire is an animated show produced by Dave Filoni, the man who cut his teeth on cartoons like... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-04-04 19:00:07 UTC ]
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