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Literary mystery may finally be solved as man arrested for allegedly stealing unpublished books

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A mysterious fraudster who impersonated publishers and agents to steal book manuscripts in an international phishing scam may have finally been caught, with the FBI arresting a 29-year-old man at John F Kennedy airpor...

As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing’s lack of diversity

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I’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major publishing houses in the UK. When I read ...

The Sinner and the Saint Dostoievsky de Kevin Birmingham review: una deslumbrante historia de detectives literarios

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Dostoievski, hay que decirlo, no era un santo. Era famoso por ser cascarrabias; Tuvo al menos una aventura durante su infeliz primer matrimonio.; también era ruinosamente adicto a la ruleta. Pero tenia una mente brillante, a gusto w ...

La mandíbula de Caín: TikTok ayuda a que el rompecabezas literario reeditado salga de los estantes

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La reedición de un rompecabezas literario "casi imposiblemente difícil" de 1934, que solo ha sido resuelto por cuatro personas, está volando de los estantes después de que un usuario popular de TikTok comenzara a trazar su propio intento de descifrar ...

Senegal’s Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins top French literary prize

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The Senegalese novelist Mohamed Mbougar Sarr has become the first writer from sub-Saharan Africa to be awarded France’s oldest and most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt. The award, announced on Wednesday ...

Dutch literary prize ceremony cancelled over winner’s Desi Bouterse comments

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Five months ago, Astrid Roemer became the first author from Suriname, a former Dutch colony in South America, to win the prestigious Dutch-language literary award the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren, and was praised by...

The Green Sea review – smart casting for flawed but intriguing literary chiller

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Who knows what this says about industry accessibility, but here’s a rare chance to see a genre movie directed by an actual peer of the realm. Randal Plunkett – 21st baron of Dunsany, interviewed in the Guardian this m...

Revelado: the secret trauma that inspired German literary giant

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His books are saturated with despair. Over and over again, his emotionally traumatised characters are caught – inescapably – in plots that doom them to a life of anguish. A menudo, they kill themselves. Ahora, the psycholo...

Borges and Me: An Encounter by Jay Parini review – a bumpy literary road trip

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“That all those who knew him should write about him,” Borges wrote of the protagonist Ireneo Funes in his story Funes the Memorious, “seems to me a felicitous idea.” Certainly those who knew Borges, even in passing, t ...

Revisión de Hemingway: un retrato apasionante de una leyenda literaria

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Aquellos familiarizados con el estilo de Ken Burns - memorablemente utilizado para desentrañar temas tan variados como la guerra de Vietnam, jazz y béisbol: esperarán un cierto nivel de la interpretación del reconocido documentalista de Ernest H ...

Valeria Luiselli wins €100,000 Dublin literary award for Lost Children Archive

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A principios de este año, a library in Barcelona submitted a nomination for its favourite book of the year: Mexican author Valeria Luiselli’s Lost Children Archive. El jueves, thanks to Biblioteca Vila De Gràcia, Luiselli ...

The hottest literary travel destinations (to visit when lockdown ends)

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As a child I once found a set of old photographs of my home, with unknown people posing. I stood in the exact same spots, imagining a shiver of communication. I have since had the same experience standing in Virginia ...

Philip Roth by Blake Bailey review – how a literary giant treated women

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“I don’t want you to rehabilitate me,” Philip Roth instructed Blake Bailey. “Just make me interesting.” The headline story can’t fail to be interesting: lower-middle-class grandson of immigrants writes scandalous best...

Gay Bar by Jeremy Atherton Lin review – a lurid, literary night out

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“I went out to bars,” declares Jeremy Atherton Lin late in this florid, lurid, powerfully brainy memoir of gay gallivanting, “to be literary.” That’s not entirely true: his book begins as he enters one such enclave wi...

Guardians of UK’s literary jewels at risk in V&A plan to cut key library staff

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They are guardians of some of the nation’s most valued treasures, including Dickens’s manuscripts, a Shakespeare First Folio and five Leonardo notebooks. But librarians at the National Art Library in the Victoria and ...