What was Nero really doing while Rome burned?

Historian Anthony A. Barrett examines the wide-ranging consequences of the Great Fire. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Watching the flames burn Notre Dame, the spiritual heart of France

Agnès Poirier offers a firsthand account of the 2019 fire along with the cathedral’s history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White to publish Burns poetry selection

Black & White Publishing has acquired Burns for Every Day of the Year from Robert Burns expert Dr Pauline Mackay.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-23 10:57:29 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers: Small-Press Aid From Rome, Solidarity With Frankfurt

The Italian Publishers Association expresses support for Frankfurt's decision on a physical exhibition and cheers funding for small presses. The post Italian Publishers: Small-Press Aid From Rome, Solidarity With Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-10 18:48:13 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Recommends: A Burning, The Changeling, and Palm Springs

This month I’d like to recommend Dirty Dancing which, to my eternal shame, I had not seen until just last week. It is, of course, every bit as magnificent as I had been led to believe. I’ve also been greatly enjoying The Changeling, Victor LaValle’s 2017 NYC-set supernatural horror... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-14 08:47:20 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK promotes Wicks and Burns

Bonnier Books UK has promoted Helen Wicks to executive director for children’s trade and Elise Burns to group sales, marketing and PR director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 02:38:59 UTC ]
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Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez shortlisted for Gordon Burn Prize

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez are among the six-strong shortlist for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 14:15:36 UTC ]
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Zephyr pre-empts ancient Rome adventures from Annelise Gray

Zephyr, Head of Zeus' children's imprint, will publish two middle-grade children's books set in Ancient Rome from Annelise Gray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-14 01:26:12 UTC ]
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Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2020

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez have been longlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 02:24:37 UTC ]
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Megha Majumdar’s ‘A Burning’ is blazing up the bestseller list and emerging as the must-read novel of the summer

The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 05:29:42 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Amy Jo Burns Talks Moonshine and Snake-Handling

On this episode of Sheltering, Maris Kreizman speaks with Amy Jo Burns about her new novel, Shiner. Burns talks about loosely basing a character off her grandmother, the possible legalization of moonshine, and the skill of snake-handling. Her favorite local bookstore is Labyrinth Books; please... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 19:00:18 UTC ]
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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 20:00:31 UTC ]
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Burns, Adiga, Taylor, Phillips, Vollmann, and More

Our own Thomas Beckwith take a look at some notable books publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Burns, Adiga, Taylor, Phillips, Vollmann, and More appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-02-18 10:59:25 UTC ]
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Review: Anna Burns' second novel on the Irish Troubles ... and our own

A pitch-dark comedy on the wages of violence from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of "Milkman" Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-15 15:00:16 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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He burned Frank Lloyd Wright’s house and killed his mistress — but why?

Paul Hendrickson searches for answers in a crime that, 100 years later, remains a mystery. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-22 01:48:04 UTC ]
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Sin, joy and forgiveness on a long walk to Rome

Over his 10-week journey, Timothy Egan contemplates the future of the Catholic Church. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-08 13:52:16 UTC ]
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