Posted on 10/06/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced Thursday, and while no contenders are ever made public, there’s plenty of...

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Posted on 10/05/2020 at 09:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Akwaeke Emezi is speaking out against and boycotting the Women's Prize for Fiction. Last year, Emezi became the first...

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Posted on 10/03/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When we talk about weird books in general conversation, we typically mean that the contents and not the format are...

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Tagged As: Excerpt, The Guardian

Posted on 10/02/2020 at 12:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The book sure hasn’t closed on open letters. Over the weekend, a group of authors including Ian McEwan and Lionel...

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Posted on 10/01/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ann Goldstein is the rare translator whose name is recognizable — not nearly as much as that of the writers...

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Posted on 09/28/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No one would fault any author for being disappointed at missing the cut for an award. Hilary Mantel’s exclusion from...

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Posted on 09/25/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you had strong feelings — positive or negative — about Netflix’s adaptation of The Three-Body Problem, it might be...

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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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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