Emma Donoghue

Quit Your Day Job: The Surprising Positions Your Favorite Authors Once Held

Though they may seem to be born naturals, not every writer starts out that way. Take a look at the early jobs of some of your favorite authors; some jobs may have woven their way into later works of fiction, and some—well, some jobs are just downright drudgery.   Emma Donoghue The author of Room… Read More »

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In the Beginning: Overlooked Debuts from Our Favorite Authors

Most writers toil for years before achieving the critical and commercial recognition that pass for success, which means that lots of great early work often goes unnoticed. Sure, the breakout novels, infused with the perfect alchemy of talent, cultural climate and luck, may be amazing, but it’s definitely worth it to delve a little deeper… Read More »

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Books to Get You into the Spirit of Giving Thanks

It can be easy to take things for granted—especially in the craziness of the holiday season, when some will have to trek long distances, entertain family members, do ridiculous amounts of cooking and dedicate time to buying gifts. During this whirlwind, these five books are worth reading; they’ll put things into perspective this Thanksgiving and… Read More »

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Book Bites: News and Views for October 16

13-year-0ld me shrieks dramatically then passes out: Two old friends catch up over lunch in Tulsa. @se4realhinton and me. It’s been 30+ years. Feels like yesterday. pic.twitter.com/xGaVWgYXni — Judy Blume (@judyblume) October 15, 2015 * A Brief History of Seven Killings has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Jamaican author Marlon James. In what I… Read More »

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