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Boknyheter #122

I denne mandagsspalten finner du større eller mindre nyhetssaker som på et eller annet vis har noe å gjøre med bøkenes verden. Alle boknyhetene jeg har skrevet om finner du her.

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Klassikere om aldersforskjell.

– Den sør-afrikanske forfatteren Zainub Priya Dala ble banket opp etter å ha støttet Salman Rushdie.

– Verdens første Otaku-samling ble nylig organisert i Japan.

Tomas Tanströmer er død. Tanströmer vant Nobelprisen i litteratur i 2011.

– Hva med å lage haiku med fremmede via en ny app?

– Stieg Larssons samboer mener forfatteren ville vært rasende over den nye Millenium-boka.

Derfor er Robert Frost så misforstått.

Hva er galt med litteraturkritikken?

Taylor Swift tar igjen etter anklager om dårlig grammatikk.

– Er Clean Reader en del av en dystopisk fremtid for lesing?

– Olaug Nilssen melder seg ut av Forfatterforeningen.

Den første kvinnelige bokselgeren i bokhandelgata Al-Mutanabi i Baghdad.

– Uavhengige bokhandler lever videre i USA, til tross for trange tider.

– Den episke feministiske romanen fra India som verden glemte.

Gyldendalprisen 2014 gikk til Rune Christiansen.

Dette er fjorårets vakreste bøker.

– Jenter har lest mer og bedre enn gutter i lang tid, men forskjellen ser ut til å ha blitt mindre.

Pulten til Charles Dickens er reddet.

– Konkurransetilsynet drøyer med funnene de gjorde hos fire av de største forlagene.

– Sjekk de fine nye handleposene til Barnes & Noble.

Her er kortlista til Man Booker International Prize 2015.

Eldorado har fått sin egen musikkvideo.

– Tronsmo nekter å godta utkastelsen.

8 bøker fashionistaer må lese.

#RealisticYA

Regissør Sam Taylor-Johnson trekker seg fra den neste Fifty Shades-filmen. Dette skjer angivelig etter uenighet med E.L. James.

– Jørgen Jæger har signert kontrakt på fem nye bøker.

Den irske klassikeren du aldri har hørt om.

– Helge Torvund lærer deg å skrive dikt.

Klær med Hemingway-trykk.

Boknyheter #120

I denne mandagsspalten finner du større eller mindre nyhetssaker som på et eller annet vis har noe å gjøre med bøkenes verden. Alle boknyhetene jeg har skrevet om finner du her.

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– Terry Pratchett, som blant annet skrev Discworld-serien, døde i helga. Han ble 66 år gammel. Mange aviser har skrevet om forfatteren, deriblant LA Times, Dagbladet, NRK, Jyllandsposten, The Australian, The Guardian (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), New Zealand Herald, The Telegraph, og mange flere.

– Forfatterens død førte blant annet til at folk donerte flere hundre tusen kroner til familiens valgte Alzheimer-organisasjon over natta.

Bokkunst av Jukhee Kwon.

– Svenska Barnboksinstitutet forteller at svenskene ga ut 1860 barne- og ungdomsbøker i fjor. Dette er ny rekord.

Tronsmo kastes ut av Tullingården.

Flere forfattere er bekymret for hva som kan skje med Tronsmo.

Fredrik Wandrup om Tronsmo.

– Uvanlige boksamlinger verden rundt.

– Kan man være feminist og elske kunst med kvinnediskriminerende innhold? Ja, sier Ellen Sofie Lauritzen.

Flavorwire følger opp Lauritzens kommentar.

– Nynorsk litteraturpris gikk til Lars Petter Sveen.

Berømte fiksjonelle paier.

– Det har kommet påstander om at en svekket Harper Lee ble presset til å utgi oppfølgeren til To Kill a Mockingbird. Jurister tilbakeviser kritikken.

– Ungdommens kritikerpris 2015 gikk til Birger Emanuelsen.

– Bør forfatterens intensjoner ha noe å si?

Tanker om arroganse.

– Hvis det er sånn folk snakker, så er det riktig.

Det er ikke alle som er begeistret for ideen om søndagsåpne butikker.

15 prisvinnere du burde lese.

Stygge omslag til e-bøker.

– Biblioteket i Lüderitz i Namibia opplever en økning i antall besøkende, til bibliotekarenes glede.

Dette japanske biblioteket gjør hva det kan for å redde det som ble skadet under tsunamien i 2011.

Det amerikanske boksalget økte med nesten 5 prosent i fjor.

– Når bøker ikke lever opp til titlene sine.

Sju bokkaféer du kan besøke om du skulle befinne deg utenfor Dehli.

– Og hvis du skulle befinne deg i Eritrea i slutten på mars, kan du stikke innom den fjortende årlige nasjonale bokfestivalen.

– 25 essensielle bøker om død og sorg.

– Appen Clean Reader luker ut stygge ord fra bøkene dine. Er det bra?

– Umberto Eco slipper ny roman i år.

– Litteraturens mest ubehagelige dukker.


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This is another book I read for #spaceoperaseptember2019: 'The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet' by Becky Chambers. I tried starting several other books as we were getting closer to the end, but none of them stuck. So I went with this one, I just knew I could trust Becky Chambers after having read 'To Be Taught, if Fortunate' earlier. And this book did not disappoint, I love Chambers' universe. The characters. The atmosphere. Everything. 🥰 I ordered the next two books in the Wayfarer series before I had even finished this one. Highly recommended! #thelongwaytoasmallangryplanet #beckychambers #wayfarerseries #wayfarer #ssf180 #spaceopera #scifi #sciencefiction #bookstagrammers #bookporn #teaporn #book #books #literature #litteratur #bokorm #bookish #instabook #bookstagram #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #bookworm #boktips #lesetips
I read 'Do You Dream of Terra-Two?' by Temi Oh last month, for #spaceoperaseptember2019. Unfortunately not quite my cup of tea, I struggled to get immersed because I didn't believe the way the space program was run at all. However, this is certainly a book I've wanted to read, because I discovered that I had bought both the paperback and the hardcover edition without noticing... this is why you check your collection on goodreads before you buy new books, people... 🤔 #doyoudreamofterratwo #temioh #books #bøker #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #sciencefiction #scifi #newbook #ssf180 #bookporn #coffeeporn #bookworm #lesehest #spaceopera #bookstagrammers
I am participating in SFF180's Space Opera September, and I chose Becky Chambers' To Be Taught if Fortunate as my first book. The quest I am on is to read at least 4 books. The challenges are: 1: read a space opera novella (which is what I'm reading now) 2A: read two space operas by women 2B: read a space opera by a diverse author and/or with a diverse main character 3: read a space opera from before you were born 4: read a space opera with 500 pages or more. There are unlocks for each challenge, and the path you follow is decided by whether you pick 2A or 2B. Look up SFF180's YouTube channel for more information, and search for "SSF180 presenters Space Opera September 2019" on goodreads to find the group. Among other things, you will find a huge list of women and non-binary space opera authors there. #spaceoperaseptember2019 #sff180 #readathon #readingchallenge #soseptember2019 #sos2019 #tobetaughtiffortunate #beckychambers #scifi #sciencefiction #spaceopera #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #currentlyreading
(I'll do this one in Norwegian). Leste nylig Linnéa Myhres nyeste bok, Meg meg meg. Likte den! Synes @linniiie får til den skildringen av... Hva skal jeg si... unnvikende retningsløshet og angst veldig bra. Protagonisten er med den eldre kjæresten sin til LA mens han jobber, uten å egentlig ha noe spesielt å ta seg til. Så hun klamrer seg fast til det samme ankeret hun klamret seg fast i da hun var yngre, nemlig Britney Spears. Anbefales videre! #megmegmeg #linnéamyhre #linneamyhre #book #bøker #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #ebok #ebook #bookporn #bookshelf #kindle #ereader #bookstagrammers #reading #bookreview #britneyspears
The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker is one of those books that has kept popping up everywhere for years. Last time that happened was when I watched the movie Unsane. And now I've finally read it (it's been in my library for years). I thought it was quite interesting, there are a lot of harrowing statistics and anecdotes. I'm still not sure if I'm able to separate genuine fear, which according to de Becker is a good thing, from general worry and anxiety, which is not very helpful. But still! I'd recommend this one, as have many, many people before me. #thegiftoffear #gavindebecker #ebook #book #books #classic #nonfiction #sakprosa #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #lesetips #bokorm #bookworm #lesehest #welovebooks
I recently read "Bad Blood" by John Carreyrou. The story of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes is so weird - and it's shocking that something like this could and did happen. If you're not familiar with this case, I'd recommend the HBO documentary "The inventor", as well as this book. Holmes will be on trial in 2020. #badblood #theranos #elizabethholmes #johncarreyrou #books #bøker #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #ebook #bookporn #bookshelf #newbook #bookhaul #documentsary #nonfiction #sakprosa
Very happy to have gotten my hands on 'Plantelykke' by Anders Røyneberg, aka @arcticgardener. 🌱 It's a beautiful book, full of helpful advice for beginners and experienced plant lovers alike. It was a gift from @kavehrashidi and @ainahaugr, and it's signed (with an awkward inside joke). Thank you! ❤ The plants featured in this picture, not including the ones on the actual cover: Begonia Maculata, Fittonia Verschaffeltii, String of Hearts, String of Pearls, Peperomia Prostrata, Begonia Rex, Alocasia Polly, Kalanchoe Thyrsiflora, Monstera Adansonii #plantelykke #andersrøyneberg #arcticgardener #sakprosa #nonfiction #coffeetable #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #boktips #lesetips #nrklesetips #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #bookish #bookstagram #bookporn #plantporn
[Leseeksemplar fra forlaget // ARC from the publisher] When I finished reading the first half of of the story about Vei earlier this year, I was sad to discover that the last half wasn't out yet. So imagine my excitement when the publisher sent it to me without me knowing not too long ago. I'm not sure if this story exists in English yet, but it should. Vei by the Swedish authors Sara B. Elfgren and Karl Johnsson consists of 11 chapters split into two books. The story follows the young woman Vei in a world based on norse mythology, where her destiny is not for her to decide. I must say I liked the first half better than the second one, but I happily recommend it! Beautiful artwork, I remember a couple of pages with a lot of red and tangled hair in particular. 🥰 #vei #sarabelfgren #karljohnsson #graphicnovel #comicbook #newbook #bookhaul #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #boktips #lesetips #nrklesetips #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #teaporn #bookporn #egmont
Emily Eternal by M.G. Wheaton has been showing up in recommendations all over the place recently, and when I found it on the recommended shelf at @outlandkirkegata, I went for it. About the book: Emily is an artificial consciousness, designed in a lab to help humans process trauma, which is particularly helpful when the sun begins to die 5 billion years before scientists agreed it was supposed to. So, her beloved human race is screwed, and so is Emily. That is, until she finds a potential answer buried deep in the human genome. But before her solution can be tested, her lab is brutally attacked, and Emily is forced to go on the run with two human companions - college student Jason and small-town Sheriff, Mayra. As the sun's death draws near, Emily and her friends must race against time to save humanity. But before long it becomes clear that it's not only the species at stake, but also that which makes us most human. #emilyeternal #mgwheaton #book #books #newbook #bookhaul #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #boktips #lesetips #nrklesetips #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #scifi #sciencefiction #bookstagrammers #bookporn #coffeeporn #plantporn
I first saw Elisabeth (@elbakken) recommend Planetfall by Emma Newman earlier this year, and since then it has been making the rounds on Norwegian bookish social media. Obviously couldn't let that one pass me by, I trust her taste! About Planetfall: Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s vision of a world far beyond Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to reveal the truth about our place in the cosmos, untainted by overpopulation, pollution, and war. Ren believed in that vision enough to give up everything to follow Suh-Mi into the unknown. More than twenty-two years have passed since Ren and the rest of the faithful braved the starry abyss and established a colony at the base of an enigmatic alien structure where Suh-Mi has since resided, alone. All that time, Ren has worked hard as the colony's 3-D printer engineer, creating the tools necessary for human survival in an alien environment, and harboring a devastating secret. Ren continues to perpetuate the lie forming the foundation of the colony for the good of her fellow colonists, despite the personal cost. Then a stranger appears, far too young to have been part of the first planetfall, a man who bears a remarkable resemblance to Suh-Mi. The truth Ren has concealed since planetfall can no longer be hidden. And its revelation might tear the colony apart… #planetfall #emmanewman #sciencefiction #scifi #gollancz #book #books #newbook #bookhaul #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #bookstagrammers #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #boktips #lesetips #plants #bookporn #plantporn #begoniamaculata
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