Entries Tagged as 'literary fiction'

Featured Audio Giveaway – August 2017 — The Lauras

August 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

From the exceptionally gifted, Baileys Prize–nominated author Sara Taylor comes a dazzling new novel about youth, identity, and family secrets. Read the full description. “Elegiac and beautifully observed. . . . It is such acute observations of her imaginary world that saw Taylor’s debut novel, The Shore, long listed for the Bailey’s prize, and it […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – June 2017 — Stephen Florida

June 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

“I’m pinned to the mat by this one.” —The Quivering Pen Foxcatcher meets The Art of Fielding, Stephen Florida follows a college wrestler in his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Read the full description. “Finely rendered, dark, and funny . . […]

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The Power and Peril of Words: The Transcriptionist by Amy Rowland

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Isolated on the 11th floor of the Record, a venerable New York newspaper in the midst of making the awkward transition to the digital age, Lena Respass, the title character of Amy Rowland’s novel The Transcriptionist, spends her days typing other people’s words. These words, the dictations of reporters for the Record, flow in through […]

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