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~ Anton Chekhov

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~ Dr. Suess

Tag Archives | The Shining Girls

The Second Twitter Town Hall with Lauren Beukes!

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We are excited to announce that we have captured the obscenely talented Lauren Beukes for a whole two hours of Twitter Town Hall! We’ll be talking about her brand-new, much-lauded new book Broken Monsters, now available in South Africa. Wait! What’s this thing?  A town hall is an online gathering, in which we shelter under […]

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Dinner and Murder with Lauren Beukes, Author of The Shining Girls

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One of the best parts about working in the book industry is that one gets to meet great authors, and sometimes have dinner with them. Last night Exclus1ves went to dinner with Random House and Lauren Beukes, and we celebrated the launch of this year’s most interesting book (in this bookseller’s opinion). We were also […]

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Lauren Beukes Lands HarperCollins Publishing Deal

After a heated and unusual five-way auction, Harpercollins has snagged Lauren Beukes‘ partial manuscript for The Shining Girls. With the current recession publishers are having fewer and fewer auctions for titles, so this is definitely a special manuscript! Pegged for release in May 2013, The Shining Girls might be one of the biggest hits of that […]

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