Fiction

Ruth Ozeki, winner of the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction

Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, director – and Zen Buddhist priest. Her books are beloved because they address issues of science and technology, religion, environmental politics, and popular culture using unique and hybrid storytelling styles. Her debut novel, My Year of the Flesh was published in 1998. Her third novel, A story for the times …

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Chatora’s Harare Voices and Beyond is a welcome addition to the crime fiction canon

Andrew Chatora While the literary novel dominates the Zimbabwean scene, genre fiction is no stranger to the nation. The crime novel is a particularly guilty pleasure with titles such as All Come To Dust by Bryony Rheam and Detective Sibanda Series (Sibanda and the Rainbird, Sibanda and the Black Hawk Sparrow, Sibanda and the Death’s …

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Richmond author debuts historical fiction novel inspired by ‘strong women’

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – A Richmond author hopes to encourage others to learn about stories from the past through historical fiction. Sadeqa Johnson’s first novel, The Yellow Woman, won several awards. It was inspired by the life of Mary Lumpkins, who survived and eventually freed the brutal Lumpkins Slave Prison in Richmond. “It’s really important …

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FICTION: SECRETS AND LIES – Newspaper

More than you will ever knowBy Katie GutierrezPenguin, Great BritainISBN: 978-0241529980435 p. Secrets are not just burdens we carry; they also act as shields against adversity. Especially in an inherently patriarchal society, women often hide aspects of their lives to protect themselves from harm, preserve their identity, and free themselves from the constraints of societal …

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​China’s Major Science Fiction Awards Announce Winners, New Additions

Chinese author Liang Qingsan won the top prize for his novel “The New New Newspaper Press: Shadow of the Enchanted Metropolis” at the 13th Chinese Nebula Awards held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on Saturday, while the Japanese edition of “The Three-Body Problem ” ” won the first Star Bridge award. Liang’s work is a cyberpunk …

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Best crime fiction of 2022 by Declan Hughes and Declan Burke – The Irish Times

Declan Hughes Leaves, twice, mean, not nice. But before I move on to my pick of the best crime novels I’ve read this year (a gentle reminder that there are too many published annually for two Declans to be comprehensive, let alone one), I want to note a few seasonal tidbits ahead. Dalziell and Pascoe …

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New York Times Bestselling Author Craig T. Bouchard Announces Highly Anticipated New Fiction Trilogy with Launch at Gaudeamus International Book Fair in Bucharest, Romania |

BUCHAREST, Romania, December 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Soul ties of spiesthe first book as expected Natalia’s game author’s trilogy Craig T. Bouchard launched last week at the Gaudeamus International Book Fair in Bucharest. His first edition was published by Book carousel and will initially be sold in around 200 bookstores and 150 kiosks worldwide Romania …

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