The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet: Here are photographs of Murakami’s extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public. Read the First Few Pages of Murakami T on the blog.
Through the experiences of grief and loss, books can help to repair and rewrite those narratives as we learn about the stories and struggles of those who have gone before us. Read more on the blog for book recommendations from our Grief collection.
Inhabiting her childhood perspective with exquisite lyric clarity and unforgettable charm and strength, Qian Julie Wang has penned an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming of age in the shadows, who never stops seeking the light.
The memoir is a compelling voice of the forgotten as told through the perspective of a child. The author drew the dark curtains shrouding her childhood and guided her readers through claustrophobic sweatshops, isolated school lunches, and predatory train rides. Read Jowana's review on the blog.
Beautiful Country is the story of Qian Julie Wang’s childhood as an illegal immigrant in New York. It has a unique and inspiring story to tell, and it is—no weak pun intended—beautifully written. Read Jed's review on the blog.
We are putting the spotlight on Asian authors— bannering art and stories that shed light on the vibrant and diverse world of Asian literature for the Read Asian sale happening from August 16-20. Read more on the blog.
Get to know some of the latest news and updates from BookMarked, Fully Booked's source of all things related to authors and books. Read more here.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award established in 1917 for achievements in newspaper, magazine, online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States administered by Columbia University. Read more for the complete list of winners for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for literature.
At the age of fourteen, Ian Manuel was sentenced to life in prison. He survived eighteen years in solitary confinement until he was freed as part of an incredible crusade by the Equal Justice Initiative. My Time Will Come is an inspiring story of a man who transcended adversity through determination and art—in Ian Manuel’s case, through his dedication to writing poetry. Read more here.