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Art, according to Bestsellers director Lina Roessler, “is a different way of breathing”. This is evidenced in Roessler’s directorial debut feature Bestsellers. Bestsellers follows Harris Shaw (Micheal Caine) and Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza) as they embark on a book tour meant to prevent Lucy’s business from falling into the outstretched hands of Jack Sinclair (Scott …

WILMINGTON, NC, September 23, 2021 / 24-7PressRelease / – Award-winning author Donna Fletcher Crow has announced the release of Celtic Cross series one part one, The Struggle for a Nation. The Celtic Cross series is a great saga in Scottish history. All four books in the series are adapted from her best-selling epic historical fiction …

There is a genre of children’s literature in which young heroes discover – or create – a fantasy world in order to deal with their real-life issues. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis could be among the most renowned. But for others, the 1977 novel by author Katherine Paterson Bridge to …

The principle of the series is deceptively simple: what if the protagonists of classic literary works like Treasure island, The Wuthering Heights, and Robin Hood weren’t white? In April 2020, Feiwel and Friends, a young adult subdivision of Macmillan, announced the launch of a new project called Remixed Classics. According to Publishers Weekly, the idea …

If you want to get scared this fall, haunted houses and terrifying movies aren’t your only choices. Have you considered immersing yourself in the mind-boggling world of literary horror instead? The genre has terrorized audiences ever since the ancients weaved demons, monsters, and ghosts into their folklore; now it is a bustling literary sector populated …

“Can the sun find its equal in anything other than the moon?” Can the heavens lose interest in the earth? Hades pulled away from her and stroked her cheek. “Can death exist without life?Rachel Alexander, destroyer of light There is a quality of yearning in being the light of someone’s life, in bringing joy to …

The first rule of thumb about Substack is not to talk about conventional book publishing. Chuck Palahniuk, the author of Fight Club, became the latest big name to serialize their work online by announcing a deal with the rapidly growing newsletter platform. Palahniuk’s 16th novel, Greener Pastures, will be released in regular installments starting next …

This week, the United States resumed deportation flights to Haiti under the public health order. On Wednesday, immigration and customs services repatriated around 90 Haitians. Among those deported were families with young children, according to the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a rights group, which also said they had been deported under Title 42. Many Haitian families …

AAnthony Doerr, 47, is the author of six books, including All the light that we can’t see, which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2015. The story of a blind Frenchwoman and an orphaned German boy during the Second World War, this is the best-selling title in the history of its British publisher , …

Last week, I had the honor of interviewing Shelby Lewis, production manager of THE WOLVES at the First Presbyterian Theater which will begin on September 17th. THE WOLVES is a contemporary play by Sarah DeLappe, first performed on Broadway in 2016 and featuring the story of a teenage girls’ soccer team as they warm up …