Tag Archives: Novel

Pulitzer Prize Winner Andrew Sean Greer Shares How He Wrote an Award-Winning Novel

With his tremendous fifth novel, Andrew Sean Greer has landed the big fish. Last week, Greer was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Less, an unforgettable comic novel about aging writer Arthur Less. When his former partner of almost a decade announces his upcoming nuptials on the eve of Less’s 50th birthday, the protagonist cobbles together an international hodgepodge ...

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Jenny Hval Announces New Novel Paradise Rot

Norwegian artist Jenny Hval has written a new novel. Paradise Rot is a queer, coming-of-age story that follows Jo, an overseas student studying in a foreign country as she discovers her sexuality with a new roommate who blurs the boundaries of their home. According to the book’s description, Paradise Rot “presents a heady and hyper-sensual portrayal of sexual awakening and ...

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There’s a New 464-Page Graphic Novel About the Smiths

A graphic novel about the Smiths is on the way. On March 22, Omnibus Press will release Tales of the Smiths: A Graphic Biography, by Con Chrisoulis. According to a press release, the 464-page book “tells the stories of the teenage musicians who would become the Smiths.” There’s also an introduction from early Smiths affiliate Simon Wolstencroft. Below, watch Chrisoulis ...

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Research on HPK-1 reveals novel mechanisms of promoting healthy aging

C. elegans, a tiny 1mm long soil worm continues to lead major findings in aging research since the discovery of long living insulin like signaling mutants more than two decades ago. Recent study by Ritika Das and colleagues published in PLoS Genetics, identified precise mechanisms by which a protein kinase, a molecule that adds phosphate groups on other cellular molecules, ...

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Makes a Great Gift, “We are Woodstock” the Novel. It Tells a Love Story at the Greatest Concert of the Hippie Movement.

The Woodstock Festival: 3 Days of Peace & Music Through the pages of this historical, fictional, autobiographical novel of the Woodstock Festival, the author will send you back in time to that very weekend. A love story that takes place at the Woodstock Festival.” — Glenn Eldridge HOUSTON, TX, UNITED STATES, November 29, 2017 /

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Sean Penn will publish his first novel, 'Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,' next year

Sean Penn, the celebrated actor and activist, will release his debut novel next year, a “darkly humurous” tale titled “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.” Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” in March 2018. The novel is based on an audiobook Penn released last year under the pseudonym Pappy Pariah. ...

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ET Obsessions: ‘Mudbound,’ ‘Jane the Virgin’ Companion Novel and More!

Why We’re Obsessed With ‘Mudbound’ Mudbound follows two families — the McAllans and the Jacksons — as they deal with the effects of war, race and poverty in a 1940s Mississippi Delta. Anchored by an impressive cast, including Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke and a standout performance by Mary J. Blige, and directed by Dee Rees, this film ...

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‘Jane The Virgin’ Boss on Season 4’s Exploration of Bisexuality and Releasing Jane’s Novel

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the Nov. 10 episode of “Jane The Virgin,” entitled “Chapter Sixty-Nine.” Jane Gloriana Villanueva (Gina Rodriguez) is all grown-up and about to become a published author. The single mother’s debut novel, a romance tale based on her relationship with Michael (Brett Dier), is about to hit shelves not only on ...

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Researchers find novel mechanism of resistance to anti-cancer drugs

by Leigh MacMillan The targeted anti-cancer therapies cetuximab and panitumumab are mainstays of treatment for advanced colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, many patients have tumors with genetic mutations that make them resistant to these anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibodies, or the cancers develop resistance during treatment. Researchers seeking to understand ...

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