Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Roundup with PW


The Slave Memoir That Hooked Japan: How a translation of a 19th-century American slave memoir is becoming a bestseller in Japanese bookstores.

Seamus Heaney's Precious Faxes: Fintan O’Toole, the Nobel laureate's biographer, said he is anxious to record surviving documents before they fade.

Louise Erdrich, Great American Novelist: Erdrich, who publishes her 16th novel this month, has built one of the most impressive bodies of work by any American writer alive.

How to Shape a Story: Three structural guides by three famous writers that provide templates for good writing in literature, theater, and film and TV.

Ten Overlooked Novels Finding New Life: A list of ten unexpected classics, released in new editions (or, in some cases, new translations) over the last few years.

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