Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The Roundup withy PW

Veteran Editor Sells Debut for Rumored Seven Figures
In another major deal in the run-up to next month's Frankfurt Book Fair, an industry insider has sold his first novel, a work of psychological suspense called 'The Woman in the Window,' for a rumored seven figures.
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Who Is the Real Ferrante?: An Italian investigative journalist has dug into the financial and real estate records of an Italian translator, and believes she is the mysterious author.

Elena Ferrante Deserved Her Privacy: By protecting her identity and privacy in an era of increased surveillance, the author in turn protected ours.

Courting Kickstarter for Kids' Books: A molecular biologist turned illustrator has raised more than £25,000 for a picture book adaptation of Charles Darwin’s 'On the Origin of Species.'

160 Years of 'Bovary': Flaubert’s anti-heroine, the original desperate housewife, was a scandal on publication and still challenges our morality.

Mary Gaitskill in Love: A profile of and conversation with the author of 'Bad Behavior,' for whom love is central to the act of her writing.

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