Why read what everyone else is reading? A guide to this season’s hidden gems.

Our critic’s picks include a new edition of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and a biography of Whistler. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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7 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read

Seven books comb through history, travel to distant planets and imagine our A.I. future. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Historical Fiction to Read

Twelve new yarns will whisk readers to the past, where life was every bit as complicated, dramatic and story-worthy as the present. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Level Up Your Reading: Become a Literary Magazine Volunteer Reader

Literary magazines depend on volunteer readers to sort through the hundreds of submissions they get. Here's how you can become one! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bloomsbury Professional lands guide to mental illness in family courts

Bloomsbury Professional has acquired Mental Disorders, Mental Illness and the Family Court, a reference book for non-medical professionals, headed up by semi-retired published Derek Cross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 15:33:51 UTC ]
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Reading Reality through the Imagination: In Conversation with Enrique Vila-Matas, by Anna María Iglesia

Interviews   Photo by Diane Picchiottino / Unsplash That Famous Abyss (Wunderkammer, 2020) is a book of exclusive interviews with Enrique Vila-Matas by cultural journalist Anna María Iglesia, covering such themes as why write, the places of... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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6 books to add to your reading list for December

Coming in December: Unsparing memoirs about very messy relationships; globe-spanning new fiction from Nadifa Mohamed, Tom Bissell and others. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Literature event accessibility guide hits funding target after industry support

A project to develop a guide to make literature events accessible for disabled people has reached its research and development phase target budget following support from the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Better Living Through Book Reading

Over its 125 year history, the advertisements in the Book Review occasionally held out the promise of self-improvement. Continue reading at The New York Times

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10 of the Best Robert Graves Poems Everyone Should Read

Robert Graves (1895-1985) is now probably best-remembered for two prose works: his 1929 memoir Goodbye to All That, about his experience fighting in the First World War, and his 1934 novel I, Claudius, set in ancient Rome. But Graves was also a highly influential poet – and theorist of poetry […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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6 Memoirs on Audio Read by Their Authors

Audiobook performances by talented narrators is wonderful, but an audiobook memoir read by its author gives such a personal touch. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Wright's sustainability guide signed by Greenfinch

Greenpeace ambassador and former Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright's guide to changing habits and living more sustainably has been signed by Quercus imprint Greenfinch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 Inspirational Guides to Healing the Planet

Kinari Webb, author of the new book, 'Guardians of the Trees,' recommends 10 books that will make you believe change is possible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio visual reading app xigxag opens £250k funding round

Audio visual reading app xigxag has publicly opened a £250,000 funding round on the Seeders crowdfunding platform with more than 72% already raised. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books as Multidisciplinary Art Objects: A Recommended Reading List, by Kylie Garrett

Lit Lists Artists of different styles often collaborate in the creation of their work. When words and images intersect, they can come together to produce something beneficial for both learning and inspiration. As children, many of us experience this in... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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2021 holiday gift guide: Books category

Find a gift for your favorite book lover this holiday season with this list of our best picks. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 books to read in November

Gary Shteyngart, Louise Erdrich and Neal Stephenson all have new books this month. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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12 Must-Read November Children’s Book Releases

From new books by Jason Reynolds and Andrea Beaty to powerful books about Black history, November children's book releases have lots of gems! Continue reading at Book Riot

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11 books to add to your reading list next month

Coming in November: Sam Quinones, Ann Patchett, Emily Ratajkowski, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Gary Shteyngart, Natashia Deón — and the list goes on. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The History Press lands 'enthralling account' of hidden war stories from Pearson

The History Press has landed an "enthralling account" of hidden war stories from Berlin-based university lecturer and cultural historian Joseph Pearson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“Anybody’s life could be a wonderful piece of art.” Read Maxine Hong Kingston’s best writing advice.

On this day in 1940, Maxine Hong Kingston was born in Stockton, CA. Kingston, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, took the literary world by storm with her seminal work The Woman Warrior (1976), which blends autobiography and mythology. The Woman Warrior, the winner of the 1976 National Book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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