With ‘The Night Watchman,’ Louise Erdrich rediscovers her genius

The National Book Award winner thought she was done writing. Lucky for us, she was wrong. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 18:09:45 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-22 02:23:20 UTC ]
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The New York Times profiles Louise Erdrich’s Native American-focused bookstore.

The New York Times books section today featured a lovely profile by J. D. Biersdorfer of Birchbark Books & Native Arts, the Minneapolis bookstore owned by National Book Award-winning writer Louise Erdrich which provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts, alongside the latest... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 17:50:55 UTC ]
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Carla Hayden, Louise Erdrich Win WNBA Awards

The librarian of Congress and the novelist, poet, and bookstore owner have been named the winners of the 2017 WNBA Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich, Matthew Desmond Win 2016 NBCC Awards

Novelist Louise Erdrich won the fiction prize, Matthew Desmond won for nonfiction; and Margaret Atwood received the lifetime achievement award at the National Book Critics Circle Awards ceremony last night in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Louise Erdrich takes the Library of Congress Prize

Erdrich is the author of such works as 'The Round House,' which won the 2012 National Book Award, and 'The Plague of Doves.' She is also the owner of the Minneapolis bookstore Birchbark Books and Native Arts. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich Wins 2014 PEN/Saul Bellow Award

Established in memory of Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow, the $25,000 award is presented biannually to a living American author whose "scale of achievement in fiction, over a sustained career, places him or her in the highest rank of American literature." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich's 'The Round House' mixes tragedy, coming of age

In Louise Erdrich's latest novel, the National Book Award-winning 'The Round House,' a Native American teenage boy comes to terms with his mother's recent rape, his sexual awakening and his Indian heritage in a solid work that doesn't have a strong emotional pull.The Round House Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich, Katherine Boo win National Book Awards

Erdrich's 'The Round House' wins for fiction and Boo's book chronicling life in a Mumbai slum wins for nonfiction. David Ferry wins for poetry and 'Goblin Secrets' wins Young People's Literature.Novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo took the top prizes at the National Book Awards... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libreria to mark night tube with all-night event

Libreria bookshop in East London is holding an all-night event to mark the launch of London’s Night Tube. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erdrich, Diaz Among 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Louise Erdrich and Natalie Diaz took home Pulitzer Prizes for fiction and poetry, respectively, at this year's virtual ceremony on June 11, which honored five books spotlighting the lived experiences of people of color in the United States from multiple perspectives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury profits jump as ‘joy of reading rediscovered’ in lockdown

Harry Potter publisher issues third profit upgrade of 2021 after sales increase to £185mCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLockdown reading has helped the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury to its third profit upgrade of the year after a 22% surge in annual pre-tax... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-02 08:20:05 UTC ]
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‘The Double Life of Bob Dylan’ is the definitive account of a shape-shifting genius’s early years

Even as a youngster, Dylan seemed to be aware of the importance of crafting his persona. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night plans revealed with Toksvig, Nicholls and Ishiguro

The Reading Agency has revealed full plans for World Book Night 2021 with writer, TV star and literacy advocate Sandi Toksvig as the 10th anniversary event's lead ambassador. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-31 18:13:40 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award and NYU Explore ‘The Nights’

Centuries of fascination for 'The One Thousand and One Nights' were examined by two winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award this weekend. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award and NYU Explore ‘The Nights’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-08 15:06:39 UTC ]
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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-28 15:42:07 UTC ]
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Burns Night: stories of adventure and anguish from the Scottish diaspora

The story of the Scottish diaspora has been well told in print. Now a new audio book brings emigrant stories to life in their own words. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-01-22 17:53:17 UTC ]
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I Spy Louise Fitzhugh: A Conversation with Leslie Brody

LESLIE BRODY’S new biography, Sometimes You Have to Lie, describes the life of Louise Fitzhugh, author of the classic children’s book Harriet the Spy. Originally published in 1964 by Harper and Row, Harriet has never been out of print and has inspired multiple adaptations and spin-offs,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-02 13:30:00 UTC ]
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Nobel literature prize winner Louise Glück to publish new poetry in 2021

The poet, whose acceptance speech will also be released on Monday, will publish Winter Recipes from the Collective in 2021Nobel laureate Louise Glück is set to publish her first poetry collection in seven years in 2021 – her first since becoming the 16th female winner of the literature... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-07 11:00:36 UTC ]
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