August 28, 2021

How Sally Rooney wrote again

Aug 28 2021 “Every day I wonder why my life has turned out this way,” a millionaire novelist named Alice writes to her friend Eileen in “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” out from Farrar, Straus & Giroux on Sept. 7. “I never advertised myself as a psychologically robust person, capable of withstanding extensive public inquiries into my personality and upbringing.” Neither did the novel’s author, Sally Rooney. “This sounds terrible, but I’m trying not to have a meltdown about doing more publicity,” she said during a video interview in July from a hotel room in Dublin. She’d taken the train...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 28, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals By the Book by Amanda Seller for $2.99 The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz for $3.99 The Ravens by Kass Morgan, Danielle Page for $2.99 Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher for $1.99 The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas for $1.99 The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón for $1.99 The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon for $1.99 The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall for $2.99 Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper for $3.99...

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