Posted on 09/23/2020 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The uproar over J.K. Rowling’s latest villain likely hasn’t hurt her book sales. The Guardian reports that Troubled Blood has...

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Tagged As: Scandal, The Guardian

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 09/19/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The publisher of a woman who recently admitted she pretended to be Black will donate proceeds from her latest book....

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Tagged As: Scandal, The Guardian

Posted on 09/17/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author J.K. Rowling has responded to the debate over her new novel’s cross-dressing character by pointing to his real-life inspirations....

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Posted on 09/16/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s hard to say what caught our attention most in the story about author Annabel Steadman’s record book deal. Was...

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Posted on 09/15/2020 at 09:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2020 Booker Prize shortlist is out, and the Guardian has declared it the most diverse lineup in its history....

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Posted on 09/14/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two books have surprised their authors and publishers by blowing past modest sales goals recently. One is The Gospel of...

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Posted on 09/13/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Candice Carty-Williams is working on adapting her novel Queenie into a screenplay. And in the meantime, as she watches other...

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Posted on 09/10/2020 at 11:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

They’re no four-year-old poets, but these young writers based in the United Kingdom are making quite the literary splashes. Dara...

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Posted on 09/09/2020 at 02:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hamnet, by Maggie O'Farrell, has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. The £30,000 prize...

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