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DC-area novelist Kimberly Greer has won a 2021 Incipere Award for women’s fiction. Her debut novel, “Masked Intent: A Modern-Day Morality Play,”was released in Sept. 2021 and is set in the Washington, DC,suburb of Brambleton, Virginia. The Incipere Awards, sponsored by Entrada Publishing, recognize exceptional writing across multiple genres with particular focus on works that
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Author Mary Laura Philpott has crafted another witty, heartfelt memoir-in-essays with Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives. To celebrate its release, we asked Philpott a few questions about her favorite bookstores and libraries, both real and imagined. (Spoiler alert: Her method for organizing her own bookshelves is every bit as charming as you’d imagine.)
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In her second novel, Rachel Barenbaum (A Bend in the Stars) presents a 450-page epic spanning Philadelphia, Berlin, Moscow and the doomed nuclear reactor at Chernobyl. At times, the novel is experimental, mixing imaginative science fiction with history, family drama, romance and political intrigue in a narrative structure as complex as the science in its
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The Hugo Awards is the biggest science fiction award in the world of books, and it has been running since 1953. The winners are chosen by popular vote of members of the World Science Fiction Society, and they are announced at WorldCon. This year, the organization received 1,368 nominating ballots, which have been narrowed down
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Poet and former attorney Tara M. Stringfellow makes her fiction debut with Memphis, drawing inspiration from her own family history to craft a wonder of a novel. Stringfellow’s grandfather was the first Black homicide detective in Memphis, Tennessee, and her grandmother was the first Black nurse at Mount Zion Baptist Hospital. Through her poignant and
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In The Candy House, Jennifer Egan revisits some of the characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Visit From the Good Squad. But The Candy House is less a sequel than a continuation of themes, offering a bold imagining of the lures and drawbacks of technology through a lively assortment of narrative styles.   Bix Bouton,
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Workers at a large Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, N.Y. have voted to join a union. Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer of consumer goods, the second largest private employer in the United States, and the “world’s largest bookstore.” The union vote is the company’s first. The workers voted 2,654 in favor of being
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