Posted on 09/22/2020 at 08:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today’s first round of awards news comes from overseas. Milan Kundera, the long-exiled Czech author of The Unbearable Lightness of...

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Posted on 09/16/2020 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature came out today. One author, Perumal Murugan, is a longlist...

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Posted on 09/09/2020 at 08:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those who enjoy sneak peeks of books are in massive luck today. From Literary Hub, we have excerpts of The...

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Posted on 09/04/2020 at 02:53 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s not every day that a debut author wins a big-name literary prize. But that’s exactly what Marieke Lucas Rijneveld...

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Posted on 09/03/2020 at 01:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The same pair who brought the Song of Ice and Fire series to life on the small screen will adapt...

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Posted on 09/02/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Lying Life of Adults, the first major work of fiction from Elena Ferrante since her smash hit Neapolitan quartet...

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Posted on 08/31/2020 at 04:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A French economist says he won’t cut parts of his latest book — meaning it likely won’t make it to...

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Posted on 08/26/2020 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has received the COVID-delayed International Booker Prize for 2020. They share the £50,000 ($64,400) prize with Michele...

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Posted on 08/24/2020 at 03:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The widow — and muse — of celebrated author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. Mercedes Barcha Pardo died August 15...

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Posted on 08/04/2020 at 01:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Milan Kundera has declared a destination for his archives: his hometown library. Expats.cz reports that Kundera, a native of...

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