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Rebekah Bergman: The Museum of Human History

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In this video, Rebekah Bergman celebrates the release of her debut novel, The Museum of Human History (Tin House, 2023), with author Rita Bullwinkel at Green Apple Books in San Francisco. Bergman is featured in “First Fiction 2023” in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Shastri Akella in Conversation With Rakesh Satyal

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In this Books Are Magic event, Shastri Akella reads from his debut novel, The Sea Elephants (Flatiron Books, 2023), and speaks about his journey navigating the writing life with author Rakesh Satyal. Akella is featured in “First Fiction 2023” in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Brandon Taylor on the Books That Inspire Him

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At the Waterstones bookshop in London, Brandon Taylor talks about three books by authors he admires that inspired the writing of his latest novel, The Late Americans, published in June in the U.K. by Jonathan Cape. “The Late Americans is full of strange, difficult relationships and fraught dynamics with respect to sex and class, and to my mind, nobody does that better than Mary Gaitskill,” says Taylor.

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Tyriek White on We Are a Haunting

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Tyriek White reads from his debut novel, We Are a Haunting (Astra House, 2023), and speaks with Regina N. Bradley for this Charis Circle event in Decatur, Georgia. White is featured in “First Fiction 2023” in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Martin Amis on Inside Story

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“Don’t waste your life reading stuff that isn’t giving you pleasure.” In this 2020 CBS Mornings interview with cohost Jeff Glor, novelist Martin Amis talks candidly about his deep friendships with writers, grief and death, and his autobiographical novel Inside Story (Knopf, 2020). Amis died at the age of seventy-three on May 19, 2023.

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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah on Writing Chain-Gang All-Stars

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“Part of my purpose as a writer is to help make compassion the standard.” In this Penguin Random House video, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah talks about his research process, speculative fiction, and writing his debut novel, Chain-Gang All-Stars (Pantheon, 2023).

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Stephen Markley on The Deluge

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“The way in is always through human beings.” Stephen Markley discusses his new novel, The Deluge (Simon & Schuster, 2023), and the importance of emotionally connecting to characters when writing about topics such as climate change in this Late Night With Seth Meyers interview.

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Author/Editor Series: Dawn Winter With Jenny Jackson

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“This whole thing has been a great big fat lesson in just be yourself.” In this Center for Fiction event, Dawn Winter talks about writing her debut novel, Sedating Elaine (Knopf, 2022), with her editor Jenny Jackson, vice president and executive editor at Knopf.

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