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Which March Sister Are You? The Latest 'Little Women' Makes It Hard To Decide

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Producer Amy Pascal says Greta Gerwig's new film adaptation does "a beautiful job of making all of these girls as complicated as Louisa May Alcott wanted them to be."

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'Little Women': Book Vs. Movie

Saturday, December 21, 2019

This Christmas a new adaptation of Little Women hits theaters. But must you read Louisa May Alcott's classic before you see the latest screen version? The answer is ... it depends.

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Book Concierge: Jacqueline Woodson's Novel 'Red At The Bone'

Monday, December 16, 2019

Red at the Bone is the story of three generations of two African American families. The novel takes the reader from the race massacre in Tulsa, Okla., to contemporary Brooklyn.

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The Last Decade Has Been Tumultuous For The Publishing Industry

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The publishing story of the 2010s was digitization. Publishers and booksellers were terrified but at the end of the decade, e-books proved a boon.

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Authors Celebrated At 70th Anniversary Of National Book Awards

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The National Book Awards are the Oscars of the publishing world. More than 1,700 books began with a chance at winning but after Wednesday night's ceremony in Manhattan, five emerged with a trophy.

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You May Have To Wait To Borrow A New E-Book From The Library

Friday, November 01, 2019

Macmillan Publishers Ltd. will begin restricting sales of new e-books to libraries to one per library system for the first eight weeks after publication. Libraries are fighting back.

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New Barnes & Noble CEO Started His Career As An Independent Bookseller

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

James Daunt, the new CEO of Barnes & Noble, began his career as an independent bookseller. He plans to use what he learned then to rejuvenate the country's biggest bookstore chain.

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Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk Win Nobel Prizes In Literature

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Swedish Academy made the unusual move of awarding the honor to two writers this year, after scandal prevented the committee from handing a prize out last year.

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Nobel Committee To Release 2018 And 2019 Literature Prizes On Thursday

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Because scandals such as harassment and the leaking of names engulfed the Swedish academy in 2018, it did not name a Nobel laureate in literature. (This piece initially aired Oct. 9, 2019 on ATC.)

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Swedish Academy To Name 2 Nobel Laureates in Literature In 2019, After Missing 2018

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Because scandal — including sexual harassment and leaking of names — engulfed the Swedish Academy last year, it did not name a Nobel Laureate in Literature. This year, it will name two.

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Zadie Smith Has An Eclectic Mix Of Short Stories In 'Grand Union'

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Grand Union is novelist Zadie Smith's first collection of short stories. It's an eclectic mix. Smith says writing short stories allowed her to experiment with form, style and genre.

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Renia Spiegel's Diary Survived The Holocaust. People Are Finally Reading It

Monday, September 30, 2019

Renia's Diary spent decades in a safe deposit box before being published this week in the U.S. It was written by a Jewish teenager in Poland before she was murdered by the Nazis.

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'The Secrets We Kept' Imagines What CIA Secretaries Knew

Sunday, September 08, 2019

Novelist Lara Prescott became curious about the women who worked at CIA headquarters during the real-life mission to smuggle Dr. Zhivago into the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Amazon Critics Angry Over Accidental Early Release Of Margaret Atwood Novel

Friday, September 06, 2019

When Amazon accidentally released copies of Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale on the same day the novel, The Testaments, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, critics protested.

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Victim Of Brock Turner Sexual Assault Reveals Her Identity

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Chanel Miller introduced herself to the public Tuesday ahead of the release of her memoir, Know My Name, later in the month. The lenient sentence handed to Turner in 2016 prompted a public outcry.

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For Many Authors, Celebrity Book Clubs Are A Ticket To Success

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Booksellers often talk about discoverability — the ability to help readers find books publishers want them to buy. And increasingly, celebrity book clubs are a way to get books into readers' hands.

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Téa Obreht's Latest Is Steeped In The Supernatural — Also, There Are Camels

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Téa Obreht's new novel, Inland, was inspired by the myths of the American West, and by a little-known episode in U.S. history: the military's unsuccessful attempt to use camels as pack animals.

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New Thriller 'The Chain' Has An Origin Almost As Exciting As Its Plot

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Novelist Adrian McKinty had several books and prestigious awards under his belt — but no one was buying, and he'd given up writing to drive an Uber when a blog post led to some new opportunities.

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A Cup Of Ambition And Endurance: '9 To 5' Unites Workers Across Decades

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Dolly Parton's classic singalong aims a catchy beat at a serious point, listing the ways the daily grind exploits and exhausts people — some more than others.

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