Book Reviews

Women Shouldn’t Have to Apologize for Reading Cozy Mysteries

Women Shouldn’t Have to Apologize for Reading Cozy Mysteries

By on Jul 1, 2016 in Book Reviews, Industry Insights

Maureen Corrigan recenty wrote an excellent article in The Washington Post about why women should cease apologizing for reading cozy mysteries. Below is a quote from the article: “Hillary Clinton recently made a minor flub on women’s issues. In an article in New York magazine, when asked what books she likes, the candidate said that these days, she’s “into...

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A Look at India’s First Non-Fiction Graphic Novel

A Look at India’s First Non-Fiction Graphic Novel

By on Jun 11, 2016 in Book Reviews

In Catch, Lamat R Hasan has written a review of First Hand, a graphic non-fiction book by Vidyun Sabhaney and Orijit Sen. Below is a quote from Lamat’s piece: “First Hand is an anthology of non-fiction graphic narratives – the first of its kind in India – that tells the stories of people whose voices have been lost in the drone of a 24-hour...

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Middle Eastern Authors Expressing Themselves Through Dystopian Fiction

Middle Eastern Authors Expressing Themselves Through Dystopian Fiction

By on May 30, 2016 in Book Reviews, Industry Insights

Alexandra Alter has written a fascinating article about Middle Eastern authors writing dystopian fiction in The New York Times. The piece features authors such as Basma Abdel Aziz and Saleem Haddad. Below is a quote from Alexandra’s article: “Basma Abdel Aziz was walking in downtown Cairo one morning when she saw a long line of people standing in front...

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Children’s Books: The Top New Ones

Children’s Books: The Top New Ones

By on May 28, 2016 in Book Reviews, Industry Insights

Are you looking for children’s books? If so, take a read of this review of the best and latest ones by Michelle Pauli in The Guardian. Below is a quote from Michelle’s piece: “Along with bears and bunnies, tigers star in a surprising number of picture books, from Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea to Catherine Rayner’s Augustus and His Smile....

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