A Chicago-based writer and activist has received the First Book Award from the Academy of American Poets.
The prestigious author made her debut as a writer in 2019 with her first book ‘The Invisible Orphans’, followed by four additional children's books that pay homage to the author’s Emirati heritage & culture.
Elle Cosimano’s first adult novel introduces us to a hapless, albeit appealing heroine, who comically changes professions from author to hit woman by chance.
Since 2007, Mourad has written 7 best-selling novels. Some of his works have been translated, won awards and adapted for TV series and blockbuster films.
Fans can get their hands on a copy of ‘Tim – The Official Biography of Avicii’ by November. The Swedish DJ, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died by committing suicide in 2018 at the age of 28.
The nation has a unique story to tell; for 50 years, it has served as the intersection of people, cultures, ideas, technologies and trade exchanges, says Bozzetti, who is also educator, manager and community worker
McMurtry received his first Academy nomination (alongside director Peter Bogdanovich) for adapting his 1966 semi-autobiographical book for the 1971 coming-of-age classic The Last Picture Show.
Cleary died on Thursday at her home in Carmel, California, where she had lived since the 1960s, a statement from HarperCollins said. No cause of death was given.
‘Klara and the Sun’ follows the relationship between a caring humanoid and her 14-year-old companion, asking pertinent existential questions along the way.