Dragon Tales from the Authors of ‘The Girl Who Drinks the Bear’ and ‘A’

[ad_1] Soontornvat’s turbulent seafaring cauldron, “The Last Mapmaker,” stands in stark contrast to Barnhill’s heartwarming tale, but the focus is again on a dragon. However, in this case, the heroine tries to hide the dragon instead of revealing it. A 12-year-old cartographer’s assistant, Sai eagerly joins his expedition to the south to find the rumored …

‘Wicked’ and ‘Knights vs. New Intermediate Fiction from the Authors of Knights

[ad_1] Another reason writers are drawn to anthropomorphized animals is their absurdity. When readers accept the reality of talking animals, what else will they buy? In Matt Phelan’s fast-paced “The Sheep, the Rooster and the Duck,” the answer is: three 18th-century French animal aviators, who are also the world’s most extraordinary secret agents. The premise, …

Where Do Best Selling Authors Ask You To Buy Their Books?

[ad_1] LOCAL STORE by Amor Towles third novel,Lincoln Highway” is at #4 in its 13th week on the hardcover fiction chart. Here’s a small but notable fact about the former Wall Streeter who turned full-time writer: His website is one of the few best-selling authors that sent potential readers to buy books from Indiebound before …

Where Do Best Selling Authors Ask You To Buy Their Books?

[ad_1] LOCAL STORE by Amor Towles third novel,Lincoln Highway” is at #4 in its 13th week on the hardcover fiction chart. Here’s a small but notable fact about the former Wall Streeter who turned full-time writer: His website is one of the few best-selling authors that sent potential readers to buy books from Indiebound before …

Who Has a Recipe? An Alleged Plagiarism Asks Cookbook Authors.

[ad_1] If the instructions were written with enough literary beauty, they could be creative enough to be copyrighted, he said. Ms Hawkins said that when the country’s copyright law was first codified in 1790, cooking was seen as a woman’s domestic responsibility rather than a professional activity. Written recipes are a relatively new invention; Many …

How Black Authors’ Literature Shaped a Scientist’s Life

[ad_1] Afro-American literature is both a passion and a vocation for Griffin, an English professor and inaugural chair of the Afro-American and African diaspora studies department at Columbia and also director of the institute for African-American studies. His expertise is evident as he transitions straight from memoir to science by offering a reading ritual that …

Four New Poetry Books Dig Up Their Authors’ Musical and Meaningful History

[ad_1] CATCHby Lee SohoTranslated by Soje 103 p. Open Letter. Paper, $14.95. Painful and charming, raw and sometimes deliberately childish, Soho’s poems trace the Korean poet’s alter ego, Kyungjin, and his sometimes loving, sometimes bloody relationships with his own family. “I wore baby clothes and a veil,” she imagines: “My little sister and I were …

An Author’s Deathbed Portrait of Francis Bacon

[ad_1] In an email exchange, Murphy described the development of stage production as a collaborative effort. “Max and Enda had a special strong understanding that informed Enda’s adaptation of the book,” he said. “And Max was extremely generous and unworthy in his work.” The adaptation retained much of Porter’s signature prose style, which Murphy said …

The Authors of The Mad Woman In The Attic Are Back With A New One (Angry)

[ad_1] Of course, while Gilbert and Gubar were privileged to choose their own literary feminist pantheon, some of their exclusions are a bit difficult to understand: How, for example, can figures like Erica Jong be cited for revolutionary research into female desire? Have you ever mentioned Mary McCarthy’s groundbreaking writings on women, sex, one night …