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Would you read a 1m-word book?

From Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries to Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, what's behind the mini-trend for really long books? Hephzibah Anderson takes BBC, 2 weeks ago

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Alix Hawley Wins 2015 First Novel Award

Author of received this year's award from a shortlist of five first-time novelists SEATTLE, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - and the Walrus Foundation presented Alix Hawley with the First Novel Award, which celebrates the remarkable ...
 Canada NewsWire12 hours ago AMAZON : Alix Hawley Wins 2015 First Novel Award  4 Traders11 hours ago

West Coast: An illuminating journey

In which four strangers arrive in Hokitika on a pilgrimage; gold is struck; ghosts are met; and we pontificate upon the literary appeal of the West Coast. Late morning, as sunlight flickers over reddish-brown rocks in a trickling creek, the cry ...
 New Zealand Herald2 days ago

Kumara: Thank God it's fry day

Ever since I read The Luminaries , I'd been wanting to head to the South Island's West Coast to clap eyes on the locations that had been so vividly evoked in the book. Would I come across the ghosts of the characters I'd become so close to? For ...
 New Zealand Herald3 days ago

Book industry thriving, say festival organisers

The organisers of the Auckland Writers Festival say the book industry is as strong as ever. They are expecting a record turnout of about 55,000 people for the festival, which starts today. The festival director, Anne O'Brien said there might ...
 Radio New Zealand1 week ago Plunket scrapped from Auckland Writers Festival  New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago Plunket scrapped from writers festival  New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago

Southern Maryland community calendar, May 7-14, 2015

Child safety-seat inspection One-on-one sessions on safely installing a car seat. Take car seats and manuals. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Charles County Public Library, 2Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free. Registration required. Senior center ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago

James Patterson's NZ bookshop lifeline

Author James Patterson. Photo / supplied One of the world's biggest selling authors is offering a cash lifeline to struggling New Zealand book stores to help get Kiwi kids reading. James Patterson, US author of the Alex Cross detective books, is ...
 New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago Best-selling author offers NZ bookshops a cash lifeline  New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago

Apocalyptic threat to villagers' way of life

English author Jim Crace's Harvest, like fellow IMPAC nominee Colum McCann's TransAtlantic, was shortlisted for the Man Booker in 2013, and for a time it was the bookies' favourite to scoop the prize. Crace and McCann were ultimately both overlooked ...
 Irish Independent2 weeks ago

Knopf Working to Ensure City on Fire Catches Fire

Some early readers of the manuscript believe that City on Fire's length is one of its strengths, like a spate of other recent books—including Eleanor Catton's 800-page Man Booker Prizewinning The Luminaries, Hanya Yanagihara's 700-page A Little ...
 PublishersWeekly.com2 weeks ago

John Key: Expert in chief

Chris Skelton/Fairfax NZ Mmmm apple. John Key visits a Dubai supermarket. Is he an expert in all fields? OPINION: Our Prime Minister has been in the Middle East this week and has been observing some of the local customs. However he appears ...
 The Press NZ2 weeks ago
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