As marketers jockey for position in the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, the modern-relevance lights burn bright. We look at several releases this month.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Hangilsa Publishing has published the first volume of the Korean translation of Karl Ove Knausgård’s autobiographical novel ‘My Struggle’.
Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group
Publishing Perspective’s year long journey through the plays of William Shakespeare starts the new year with King Henry VI, Part Three.
Publishing Perspectives’ continues our year-long group read of Shakespeare, “The Play’s the Thing,” with The Taming of the Shrew, beginning today.
On October 13th we begin The Play’s The Thing — a one year, roughly chronological exploration of the plays of William Shakespeare.
The fantastic first line of a fantastic first novel: Stunned by love and some would say stupid from too much sex, I decided I had to drive down South to kill a man.
By Dennis Abrams “Alexi Fyodorovich Karamazov was the third son of a landowner from our district, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, well known in his day (and still remembered among us) because of his dark and tragic death, which happened exactly thirteen years ago and which I shall speak of in its proper place.” And so begins our journey into Fyodor Dostoevsky’s …
By Dennis Abrams Looking back, it seems almost inevitable. I had recently had a fairly humongous fight on FB with a friend of mine over the whole memoir thing, arguing that I was sick of memoirs, tired of people writing memoirs who hadn’t actually done anything but lived their lives, that the level of self-absorption involved in writing a memoir …
By Dennis Abrams Looking for the perfect summer read? Something that will sweep you away to another time and place, something you can really sink your teeth into, something that’s not another dark and twisted Scandinavian murder mystery? Do I have an idea for you. Its got murder, an investigation, and a trial. Its got sex. Its got jealousy. Its …
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