Wild: From Page to Screen, Triumphant

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Reese Witherspoon looks every bit the part of Cheryl Strayed in the forthcoming feature film adaptation of her memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT): flared nostrils and a defined jaw, Witherspoonian signifiers of strength and determination, her small…

Can’t Wait: Books Coming in 2015

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This post is taken from my weekly lit blog at AudibleBlog.co.uk. Check it out for more recommendations, events, interviews… Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant (Faber) The publication of Kazuo Ishiguro’s forthcoming novel The Buried Gianthas already been called the “literary event of the year”.…

from “The Boys”

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Here’s an extract from Jessica Schiefauer’s young adult novel Pojkarna (The Boys). It was originally published by Words Without Borders. There’s a movie of the book coming out next year and the picture above was taken on-set by Karolina Pajak. Now, onward…

Mermaid Round-up

Mermaid ephemera that you sent me and that I’ve stumbled across lately: a Japanese horror film, Paper Darts magazine, what can only be a sexual fetish, an Adult Mag Bedtime Story, hipster Ariel and more. The Pearl Diving Mermaids of Japan.…

More Love for Readux Books

Necessary Fiction put us in the New Publisher Spotlight. Thanks, guys! Here’s their review of Amanda Svensson’s “Where the Hollyhocks Come From”: “Where the Hollyhocks Come From by Swedish author Amanda Svensson (tr. Saskia Vogel) is a one-breath kind of story, thirty…