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Do the write thing: do authors use autopen?

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 10:38

They may have to sign thousands of books individually, but it seems writers wouldn’t dream of using a robot pen A signature in a book may seem like a few seconds of work, but – as evidenced by Bob Dylan’s recent use of an autopen – it’s a big endeavour when

Graham Norton, Mel Giedroyc … every celebrity wants to be a novelist. But can they ...

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 10:38

Haven’t found the time to read Richard Osman’s The Bullet That Missed yet, or Dawn O’Porter’s Cat Lady? Relax – we’ve done it for you. And it was a treat! Not so long ago, you couldn’t move for celebrity memoirs. It didn’t matter how famous you were – a

The best recent crime and thriller writing – review roundup

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 09:44

An orphan held hostage in the forest and a woman waking up confused in a luxury Mexican retreat are among this month’s highlights Henry Thorne is a clever, sensitive 10-year-old who has already been through more than most children his age after the death of

Harry Potter fans listen to Audible audiobooks for one billion hours

RTE | 2022-11-29, 09:06

Harry Potter fans have listened to the audiobooks of the fantasy series for more than one billion hours on Audible, it has been announced. The audio versions of the books, written by JK Rowling, were first made available on the platform seven years ago, with

Full Show: Sportstalk with D'Arcy Waldegrave- November 29th, 2022

NewstalkZB | 2022-11-29, 08:35

We have a solid lineup of sports news here tonight, especially

Car burning and cow massages: French village quirks – in pictures

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 08:14

Thomas Rousset went back to his childhood village of Prabert in the French Alps to create a surreal, fictitious world of pet buzzards and chickenpox sticker rituals ...

A Guest at the Feast by Colm Tóibín review – words never fail him

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 08:14

The clarity of the novelist’s descriptive ability shines through essays on topics ranging from his treatment for cancer to the joys of an empty Venice Publishers are very naughty. Even as many of them seem increasingly to disdain journalism, they’re often

UAE: This Emirati writes poems in Urdu, lyrics for Bollywood songs

Khaleejtimes | 2022-11-29, 06:41

Dr Zubair Farooq, a UAE national, is a well-known name in Indian and Pakistani literary circles for his love for Urdu poetry. A dermatologist and venereologist by profession, Dr Zubair has authored over 100 books in Urdu and many of his songs written by him

Australia Christmas good gift guide 2022: 50 ideas for the best presents under $50

The Guardian | 2022-11-29, 06:28

Sleigh your secret Santa obligations with the best local, ethical and sustainable gifts to suit colleagues, kids and distant relatives this festive season – all on a budget Get our weekend culture and lifestyle email In a year when every cent counts, we’ve

On this day in history, Nov. 29, 1832, 'Little Women' author Louisa May Alcott is ...

Fox News | 2022-11-29, 05:48

Louisa May Alcott, best known as the author of "Little Women," was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 29, 1832. She served as a Civil War nurse before achieving literary fame. ...

From Grub Street to the Arab Street

The Irish Times | 2022-11-29, 04:38

Neil Berry, author of Articles of Faith, reflects on reviewing and being reviewed A portrait of Francis Jeffrey by Andrew Geddes Neil Berry Tue Nov 29 2022 - 04:32 Twenty years ago this autumn, I was an anxious author awaiting reviews of a book that had been

Learn about Jewish Italian food as you cook along with chef, author Benedetta Jasmine Guetta ...

no EC The Virginian-Pilot | 2022-11-29, 01:57

Jewish people have lived in Italy for thousands of years, but their contributions to Italian cuisine aren’t well known. Benedetta Jasmine Guetta, author of “Cooking Alla Giudia: A Celebration of the Jewish Food of Italy,” is changing that. She will be sharing

Rich people are abusing UK laws to muzzle the Press with expensive lawsuits, writer warns

The Daily Mail | 2022-11-29, 01:36

Leading editors and lawyers are urging ministers to restrict court actions that let the rich and powerful muzzle the Press. The expensive and time-consuming legal threats –

The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self: How a Circle of Friends and ...

no EC Brainpickings | 2022-11-29, 01:25

Mind is invisible nature, while nature is visible mind.” Just after the revolutionary work he recounted in Awakenings, Oliver Sacks wrote in a note to the music therapist at Beth Abraham Hospital: “Every disease is a music problem; every

Bestselling weeks for the week that ended Nov. 20

no EC St Louis Post-Dispatch | 2022-11-29, 01:01

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Nov. 20. ...

Book review: ‘Lark Ascending’ gives us hope in a desperate time

Republican American | 2022-11-29, 00:51

Is it possible to create a hopeful work of art about the end of humanity? In the capable hands of Silas House, the answer is an emphatic yes. “Lark Ascending” begins in America in the near future. The West burns and the fires spread,

10 must-read paperbacks, to celebrate the season a different way

Republican American | 2022-11-29, 00:51

Paperback Picks is back – now a once-a-month compilation. Here are 10 great books just out in paperback; some of which I’ve read and enjoyed, and some I can’t wait to get to. Happy fall reading! by Octavia E. Butler (Grand Central Publishing,

Doucette publishes historical novel on Anne Boleyn

Republican American | 2022-11-29, 00:51

Berlin author Mary Doucette has self-published the historical novel “The Ghost of Anne Boleyn.” The Young Adult book tells the story of a teenage girl chancing upon Boleyn’s ghost, years… SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED LOG IN REGISTER to access

Book review: Searching for solutions to opioid crisis, celebrating heroes in Macy’s work

Republican American | 2022-11-29, 00:50

It was historic – and alarming – news when in August the National Center for Health Statistics announced that, for the second year in a row, life expectancy for Americans had declined, dropping to a level last seen three decades ago. One factor in

The ‘Betty Crocker Cookbook,’ in its 13th edition, is ‘radically refreshed’

Daily Bulletin | 2022-11-29, 00:06

Gretchen McKay | (TNS) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The “Big Red” cookbook was first published in 1950.For someone who exists only in our collective imagination, Betty Crocker has made quite a mark on American home cooking. Her eponymous “Big Red”

History for Chron

The Spokesman-Review | 2022-11-28, 23:39

Bedridden for 15 years at Sacred Heart Hospital, Mrs. Jean Crocker said she has room in her busy schedule for friends but not

Where is Kaukab-i-Tali? 12 kg 'World's biggest gold coin' minted by Jahangir which mysteriously vanished

DNA India | 2022-11-28, 23:25

The Indian government has resumed the search for two special gold coins minted in the Mughal period. Of these two gold coins, a 12kg gold coin is known as the biggest coin ever. This coin has been missing for nearly four decades. The 12 kg gold coin was

Indian woman dances with her Korean mother-in-law on Telugu song ‘Ra Ra Reddy I Am Ready’ in viral video

DNA India | 2022-11-28, 23:25

The barriers that separate people—such as language, religion, ethnicity, or gender—are easily overcome via music. A single musical note has the power to convey a whole range of emotions, from joy to grief. It is fascinating to see two cultures come

SSC CGL Tier 1 admit card out: Here's how to download

DNA India | 2022-11-28, 23:25

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the admit cards for the Combined Graduate Level Examination – SSC CGL 2022 at the

Viral video: Father-daughter dance on 'Uptown Funk' wins hearts on internet

DNA India | 2022-11-28, 23:25

A dance video of a father and daughter has surfaced online and is winning hearts. The duo can be seen dancing to the pop number Uptown Funk' by Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson. The video has been shared on Instagram by a user named

This week's bestsellers from Publishers Weekly

no EC Napa Valley Register | 2022-11-28, 22:54

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores,

Bruno Fernandes books Portugal's place in last 16

BE Soccer | 2022-11-28, 22:40

Portugal recorded a hard fought

Bestsellers for the week that ended Nov. 20

no EC St Louis Post-Dispatch | 2022-11-28, 22:37

Here are the bestsellers for the week that

Kim Moore wins Forward poetry prize for ‘phenomenal’ poems about everyday sexism

The Guardian | 2022-11-28, 22:21

All the Men I Never Married took the £10,000 award for best collection, while Stephanie Sy-Quia and Nick Laird were also winners in other categories Kim Moore’s “phenomenal and powerful” collection of poetry All the Men I Never Married has won the £10,000

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