donna tartt

The director behind “Brooklyn” will bring Tartt’s tome to the screen.
All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the one
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier is best known for her masterpiece in toxic love, Rebecca, but this
Unless they're four gorgeously written, painstakingly molded, amazingly rendered and undeniably memorable books. If you can pull off four of those a year, more power to you. But most can't. I'd go so far as to say no one can, the qualifier being good books.
If you're an editor like myself, you have a lot of manuscripts to read. If you're a bookseller, you've got to stay on top of what's being published. This summer it seems like most of the editors and booksellers I know are reading A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara's second novel.
Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch has its admirers and detractors. But what can we say about the sensibility of an author who writes a novel based on a sui generis work by a l7th century painter, Carel Fabritius, at the same time naming its central character after the brother of a famous post-Impressionist painter?
What ensues is a tragic and powerful tale of love and hate, tragedy and rebirth. Zilelian's prose is lyrical at times, but for the most part she crafts a purposely flat realism that perfectly complements her subject matter.
The suspense builds inexorably as Simon struggles to find his child, while clinging to the belief his son is not a cold-blooded killer.
Even though Donna Tartt's novel drops off the list this week, Hachette makes a somewhat stronger showing than they have in some time, with two titles of its titles landing within the top ten.
The title that jumped six spots this week to unseat Gayle Forman's novel is Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, and it, too, is published by Penguin Random House.
Gayle Forman's If I Stay rounds out its fifth week in the No. 1 spot, after ending The Fault in Our Stars's twelve-week run. In other words, it's been some time since other publishers significantly edged out Penguin Random House titles on the best-seller list.
Penguin Random House has had a very good summer (as well as a very good year--so far, anyway) when it comes to best-selling ebooks.
All it takes is a quick glance at the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List on any given week to see how a TV or movie adaptation boosts best-selling ebook sales. But once in a while the effect is especially pronounced.
Pushing John Green's The Fault in Our Stars aside in order to assume the No. 1 rank Green's novel held for twelve straight weeks, If I Stay is also a title buoyed up by aggressive promotional efforts ahead of the August 22 release of a film adaptation based on the novel.
Since launching earlier this month, Amazon's Kindle Unlimited has exerted an ever greater impact on best-selling ebooks. But because of the inability to distinguish individual ebook purchases from Kindle Unlimited "reads," Digital Book World has removed Kindle Unlimited titles from its weekly list.
Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is set to become a feature film, as Warner Brothers has acquired
The Fault in Our Stars continues its run at the very top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the eleventh straight week.
British-Nigerian novelist and poet, Bernardine Evaristo is not only a master of literary gender-bending but she's also adroit at subverting well-worn tropes from slavery to stifled sexuality in a way that feels new, visceral, vital.
John Green and Penguin Random House have reason to celebrate. Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars marks its tenth straight week in the No. 1 spot.