When Novelists Translate: David Mitchell and “The Reason I Jump”

Author David Mitchell and his wife K.A. Yoshida have translated the Japanese memoir The Reason I Jump into English, by then 13-year-old autistic Naoki Higashida. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Duchovny wants to be taken seriously as a novelist. His new book makes a good case.

“Truly Like Lightning” is an irreverent and ambitious tale that shows off the “X-Files” actor’s literary chops. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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The Festival Five with Author and Translator David Bellos, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews Get to know the participants of the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Festival in this series of short interviews. First up: David Bellos! David Bellos is a professor of French and comparative literature as well as director of the Program in Translation... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-08-25 20:30:39 UTC ]
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David Mitchell just announced his first novel in five years.

Today, Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell announced his next project: Utopia Avenue, which will be first full-length novel since 2014’s The Bone Clocks. (I suppose he has some time now that he’s done writing The Matrix 4.) Mitchell said in his announcement that the idea for the book came in part... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 12:40:53 UTC ]
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David Mitchell announces Utopia Avenue, his first novel in five years

Due out next summer, the novel will explore the power of music, following the career of the eponymous psychedelic bandCloud Atlas author David Mitchell is to tackle the story of “the strangest British band you’ve never heard of” in his first novel for five years, Utopia Avenue.Announcing the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 10:42:58 UTC ]
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The Matrix 4 is happening, and Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell wrote the script.

Welcome back to the 90s. (And, I guess, the early 2000s.) As Variety reports, there is officially a fourth Matrix film in the works, with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss back in the saddle as Neo and Trinity. Lana Wachowski will direct; she also wrote the script with novelists Aleksandar Hemon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-20 20:44:00 UTC ]
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David Mitchell receives Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence

Novelist David Mitchell has received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, given in recognition of a writer's entire body of work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Reasons Why Henry David Thoreau Still Matters Today

Laura Dassow Walls, author of the definitive biography 'Henry David Thoreau: A Life,' on why Thoreau still matters today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize

British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style

Online giant operates a rapacious near monopoly, the Observer columnist and Peep Show star tells Booksellers conferencePeep Show star David Mitchell blasted the monopolistic, cynical and frankly life-crushing way that Amazon operates to a roomful of booksellers.The comedian was giving the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA conference: David Mitchell lambasts 'rapacious' Amazon

Comedian David Mitchell has slammed Amazon as "benefit scroungers" in a barnstorming... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Mitchell tells Twitter story

Novelist David Mitchell is to tell a 6,000-word story on Twitter, beginning today (14th July).... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2014: David Mitchell: Six Worlds, One New Novel

This coming August marks 10 years since David Mitchell’s groundbreaking novel, Cloud Atlas, was published to great acclaim. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comedian David Mitchell to write for Guardian Faber

Guardian Faber has acquired a new book by actor and comedian David Mitchell. Commissioning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Mitchell deal for Sceptre

Sceptre has signed a three-book deal with David Mitchell, including a sequel to The Reason I Jump... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Run, Brother, Run' author David Berg discusses his brother's murder – a crime made famous for the wrong reasons

Berg's memoir chronicles the death of his brother and the aftereffects of the crime. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitchell in Chinese translation competition

A competition has been launched for Chinese readers to translate stories by novelist David... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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650,000 Reasons to Translate Finnish Literature

Looking ahead to Finland's turn as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair, lit organization FILI is offering translation support to international publishers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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