Posted on 04/29/2020 at 09:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An award-winning Portuguese author has launched a serial-novel project in response to the coronavirus pandemic. More than forty writers responded...

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Posted on 04/28/2020 at 11:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Simone de Beauvoir referenced an unpublished novel in her 1963 memoir, years after she’d seen considerable critical success with her...

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Posted on 04/20/2020 at 08:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The organizers of the International Booker Prize have decided to delay the announcement of the winner, because (of course) of...

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Posted on 04/17/2020 at 09:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world became a bit smaller yesterday, with the death of Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda at age seventy. The...

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Posted on 04/06/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On the same day that NPR posted its review of Hurricane Season, it was revealed that the book had made...

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Posted on 04/02/2020 at 07:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The story of the International Booker Prize longlist was the number of small presses represented. The story of the shortlist?...

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Posted on 03/31/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us use books as an escape from reality, so for them, “plague reading” would simply mean fiction they...

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Posted on 03/30/2020 at 08:31 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The administrators of a literary prize have chosen one winner, but they’re splitting the prize money among the entire shortlist...

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Posted on 03/01/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jet lag is no fun on its own, but imagine jet lag with an incredible amount of work pressure on...

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Posted on 02/27/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Eight languages and nine small presses are represented on this year's International Booker Prize longlist. The contenders for the £50,000...

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