Here are the latest posts about General Fiction on Writers Write:
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue is Latest Oprah's Book Club Pick (2017-06-26): Oprah has selected Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue as her latest Oprah's Book Club selection. This is Imbolo's debut novel.
Reese Witherspoon to Narrate Audiobook of New Harper Lee Novel (2015-04-27): Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon will narrate the audiobook version of the upcoming Harper Lee novel, Go Set a Watchman.
Oprah's New Book Club Pick is Ruby by Cynthia Bond (2015-02-10): Oprah Winfrey is super excited about her first book pick in a year. Her choice is the novel Ruby by Cynthia Bond.
Author Alice Hoffman Criticizes Book Critic on Twitter (2009-06-29): The L.
Michael Chabon and the Many Genres (2007-04-30): Michael Chabon's new detective novel is described as a literary fusion cuisine by USA Today. Chabon is skilled at writing in many genres.
Philip Roth Wins First Saul Bellow Award (2007-04-02): Philip Roth has won the first PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction.
Street Lit Moves to the Mainstream (2006-02-13): The New York Times has an interesting article about a new subgenre of books: street lit.
Joanne Harris Talks Gentlemen & Players (2005-10-08): Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat and Coastliners, chats with The Independent (UK) about her new novel,
Gentlemen & Players, which is set in a British public school (what we would call a private school in America).
Candace Bushnell Tells it Like it Is (2005-09-15): Candace Bushnell has a new book out called Lipstick Jungle. She says women no longer want to marry Mr. Big, they want to be Mr. Big.
Terry McMillan Talks About Life With A Man On the Down Low (2005-08-15): Terry McMillan, author of The Interruption of Everything (Viking) talked to Newsweek about how her nasty divorce proceedings have affected her writing.
Don Quixote 400 Years Later (2005-02-11): Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, first published in 1605, is still very popular today and is often being remade as a film or play.
Child Ballet Star Publishes First Novel at Age 18 (2005-02-03): For those parents whose teens are busy scribbling away in journals, a quick read of this Reuters report about a child ballet star who now has her first novel published at the age of 18 may be in order.
Sharyn McCrumb and the NASCAR Drivers (2005-02-01): The Roanoke Times interviewed bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb whose latest book project had New York editors reaching for their smelling salts.
Mom Wants Catcher in the Rye Banned (2004-12-09): The Culture Wars are edging towards a full conflagration as a mother in Maine spearheads the effort to keep J.
Literary Novelists are Writing Cookbooks (2004-08-24): USA Today reports that several popular fiction novelists are now offering cookbooks containing their favorite recipes.
Co-writing Suits Hackman Just Fine (2004-07-19): One normally thinks of Gene Hackman as a great actor -- he has won two Oscars so far, after all.
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Review (2004-02-01): Review of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, translated by Edith Grossman. The book features an introduction by Harold Bloom.
Fine Art Trend Hits Books, Films (2004-01-06): Fine Art is appearing in books and books made into films such as Girl With a Pearl Earring and Frida starring Salma Hayek