Tag: Fiction

The best new books to read this week: The Art of Leaving, The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, and more

The Best New Books To Read This Week: “The Art Of Leaving” And More – HelloGiggles The best new books to read this week: The Art of Leaving, The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, and more this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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The best new books to read this week: Black Is the Body, Golden Child, and more

The Best New Books To Read This Week: “Black Is The Body” And More – HelloGiggles The best new books to read this week: Black Is the Body, Golden Child, and more this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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George R.R. Martin Is Hiding in a Cabin So He Can Finally Finish the Next ‘GoT’ Book

George R.R. Martin keeps himself pretty goddamn busy. The guy’s penned dozens of books over the past few decades and single-handedly spawned one of the biggest TV franchises of all time. He currently has his hands in HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series, a new sci-fi show based on […]

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A Graphic Novel That Moves at the Pace of Life

In July, Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina became the first ever graphic novel to be nominated for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The nomination—even on the longlist—feels like an event: What kind of book using pictures would be sophisticated enough to compete with the usual Booker fare of prestige prose? A lesser work would have undermined […]

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Among the Extremists on Campus

Campus novels have always been about much more than university life. When in 1954 Kingsley Amis published Lucky Jim—perhaps the most widely read contribution to the genre—conventional wisdom held that the campus was a place of intellectual pretensions and retrograde hierarchies. Amis narrated and satirized the tribulations of a haphazard lecturer, but his true target […]

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