February 26, 2021

Samira Shackle | ‘I enjoyed writing in a more descriptive way than you would in journalism’

Pakistan, and particularly her mother's home city of Karachi, have long held a fascination for British journalist Samira Shackle. In fact, in 2012 she quit her job at the New Statesman and for a year became a Karachiite. Shackle says: “I had an urge to reconnect with this heritage—this was partly personal, and partly because I was working as journalist and wanted to know more about Pakistan.”

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 26, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday's most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Radical Candor by Kim Scott for $1.99 The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo for $1.99 Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston for $1.99 A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn for $2.99 When They Call You a Terrorist: (Young Adult Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele for $2.99 Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton for $2.99 Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert for $2.99 This Is Just My Face by Gabourey Sidibe for $2.99 A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos...

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Barefoot Bookseller | ‘It’s not for the faint-hearted, but it’s an amazing opportunity and a brilliant job’

Back in 2018, an advert for what seemed like the perfect job for book lovers went viral after Sonu Shivdasani, founder of Soneva luxury holiday resorts, and Philip Blackwell, c.e.o. of Ultimate Library—a company that creates bespoke book collections for hotels and private clients—came up with the idea to open a bookshop in the Maldives eco resort of Soneva Fushi.

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Poetry Book Title Ideas: Tips For Poets

Writing a killer title for your poetry book can be challenging. The title helps capture the reader’s attention. So, it contributes massively to a poetry book’s success. That’s why many poets spend more time on their titles. Some create a dozen titles for one poetry book to pick the most captivating one.However, a book title is crucial. But it shouldn’t prevent you from writing your first poetry novel. In this post, we have outlined ways you can write killer title ideas. Keep reading to learn more!Are Poetry Book Titles Important?Of course, the answer is yes. Your collection’s title may be...

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