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Boknyheter #71

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.

– Julies bokbabbel fyller 4 år i dag. Det gjør Migrating Coconuts også.

De nominerte til Rivertonprisen er klare, og på lista finnes både Jo Nesbø og Roar Sørensen.

– Kritikerprisene har blitt delt ut – se alle vinnerne her. Blant vinnerne er Bernhard Ellefsen (årets litteraturkritiker) og Alf Van Der Hagen (beste voksenbok).

– Gyrid Axe Øvsteng og Per Ragnar Møklebø fikk både Kritikerprisen for beste barne- og ungdomsbok og kulturdepartementets billedbokpris på samme dag.

– Årets krimfestival gikk av stabelen i helga – bare 362 dager til neste gang!

– … mens NorCon27 begynner 14. mars.

Bokdrama på Kickstarter.

– Har du noen gang lurt på i hvilken bok det først ble tatt i bruk sidetall? Ikke det? Hmm… Her er svaret, i alle fall.

– Damene i tegneserien Pondus ble for stygge for amerikanerne.

– Det har blitt delt ut flere priser i Sverige i disse dager: Axel Hirsch pris, Svenska akademiens nordiska pris, Bonniers poesipris, Sveriges Radios romanpris

– Det er et problem at de tre største forlagene sitter på begge sider av forhandlingsbordet, mener Arve Juritzen.

– Den koreanske tv-serien My Love From The Star har ført til økt salg av en rekke ting i Kina, deriblant bøker.

– Det er ingen hemmelighet at det er vanskelig å leve på å være forfatter.

– 100 kunstnere har laget kunstverk basert på bøker.

– Etter tøffe tider ser det nå lysere ut for Norli Libris.

11 «nice guy»-karakterer som egentlig ikke er «nice» i det hele tatt.

– Solveig Aareskjold tar et oppgjør med litteraturen ungdommen introduseres for på skolen.

Bad Sex Award er idiotisk, mener en av de nominerte.

– Ville Hermione Granger solgt like godt som Harry Potter?

– Det er problematisk at Karen Blixen jobbet målrettet for å bli utgitt i Nazityskland frem til krigens slutt, mener historikere.

– Kulturrådets direktør, Anne Aasheim, er kåret til kultur-Norges mektigste kvinne.

– Hvorfor ikke ta i bruk noen skikkelig Shakespeareske fornærmelser?

Nesbø er lei av Harry Hole.

– Skulle du gjerne ha lest litt flere bøker? Her er noen råd.

Det gis ut for mye skandinavisk krim. Det mener i alle fall den britiske forleggeren Christopher MacLehose, som ellers får æren for å ha oppdaget Stieg Larsson.

Kreative skrivekurs er bortkasta, mener forfatter Hanif Kureishi.

– Theo James, som spiller Four i Divergent-filmene, er det neste store.

Danske kommuner kjemper for flere lesehester.

Jonathan Ross trekker seg som vert i årets utdeling av Hugo SF Awards, etter massiv motbør fra fans og forfattere. Neil Gaiman er skuffet over reaksjonene.

– Teamet som lager Hunger Games-filmene skal nå filmatisere Donna Tartts The Goldfinch.

– En kokebok ble levert tilbake til biblioteket – etter 21 år.


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I'll be honest, I bought this one mostly because of the cover... 🥰 Thankfully the plot seems very interesting too! Something has infected the world, and a bunch of girls have been left to fend for themselves. One of the blurbs say the following: "A feminist, LGBT+, sci-fi horror story with all the tantalizing elements of gore, mystery, war, and love you can ask for. Real, flawed, brave girls against a world gone mad. A shudderingly good read!" #wildergirls #rorypower #books #bøker #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #boktips #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #nybok #newbook #bookhaul
I've meant to read this book for so long. Have you read The Vegetarian, or another one of Han Kang's books? #thevegetarian #hankang #bok #book #bøker #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #lesetips #boktips #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #manbookerinternationalprize #bookstagrammers
The story OF this book might actually be more interesting than the story IN it. The Norwegian novel "The Song of the Red Ruby" from 1956 presents the story of the young man Ask Burlefot and his journey through shame and disappointment towards "a deeper understanding of himself." But the novel's sexually explicit descriptions actually landed both the author, Agnar Mykle, and his publisher, Gyldendal, in court. The case is known as the Mykle case. The book initially received pretty favourable reviews, but some thought the contents were pornographic, filthy and obscene. This eventually led to the book being confiscated on a court order, and the author and Gyldendal's managing director was on trial for writing and spreading obscene material (which was illegal at the time). They were both eventually acquitted, but all of the books were removed from the market. The decision to withdraw the books was overturned by the supreme court the next year. Although they won the case, the court case and the intense media attention weighed heavily on Agnar Mykle, turning him into a recluse who almost exclusively spent time with only the closest friends and family. His writing took a serious hit as well. The Song of the Red Ruby is actually the second book in a trilogy, the first one ("Lasso Around the Moon") was published in 1954. It would take 9 years before he finished the trilogy with "Rubicon" in 1965. No pictures were published of him after 1957. It's hard to imagine today, for a Scandinavian at least, that something like this could happen, but it did. And it's not even that long ago!
Into the Wild tells the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man from a privileged family who one day decided to get rid of everything he owned and set off alone into the Alaskan wilds. Four months later he was found starved to death. You may have seen the movie with the same title. I did, years ago, and the story seems to have stuck with me. So I finally decided to pick up the book. #intothewild #chrismccandless #christophermccandless #jonkrakauer #alaska #book #bok #bøker #litteratur #literature #nonfiction #sakprosa #newbook #bookhaul #bookstagrammers #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #lesetips #bokelsker #lesehest #bokorm #bookworm #instabook #bookish
Inn i naturen: 101 norske dikt is a collection of Norwegian poems relating to nature, and it is divided into seasons. I like that there are both old and familiar classics and new poems I've never read before. Also say hello to my snake plant. #inninaturen #samlaget #dikt #poetry #poems #snakeplant #svigemorstunge #julieholdalhansen #eirikvassenden #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #bok #book #bøker #bookstagrammers #bookhaul #newbook
You know what I like? Cephalopods. They are so wonderfully alien and intelligent (have you seen the Australian one who actually climbs on land to cross between bodies of water?). I like the giant squid in the lake outside of Hogwarts. I like the kraken. I like cthulhu and the other lovecraftian old gods. Here are three books about cephalopods that I'm looking forward to reading: Squid Empire by Danna Staaf, The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery and Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith. 🐙🦑 #squidempire #dannastaaf #thesoulofanoctopus #symontgomery #otherminds #petergodfreysmith #cephalopod #tentacle #octopus #squid #aloevera #plantporn #seamonster #cthulhu #kraken #giantsquid #bok #book #litteratur #literature #bookish #bookstagram #instabook #booknerd #bookcoverlove #coverlove #booksofinstagram #bookworm #bookporn
Currently reading a book that I don't think has been translated to English yet? The author is Swedish, and the title roughly translates to Men show me their dick. It's about dickpics and the men who send them, and the discrepancy between what men feel when they're sending them and women feel when they receive them. Like the cover says: Everything about dickpics - except pictures. #mennviserframpikkensin #mänvisarkukenförmig #carolinehainer #book #currentlyreading #newbook #bookhaul #bookstagram #bookstagrammers #instabook #bookish #booksofinstagram #bookworm #bokorm #feminisme #feminism #nonfiction #sakprosa #plantporn #bookporn #cactus
I was drawn in by the cover and the title on this one! 🥰 The Monsters We Deserve by Marcus Sedgwick. Apparently it's an 'ambitious and original take on the gothic'. An author in a remote house broods over Mary Shelley's Frankenstein... Very intriguing! #themonsterswedeserve #marcussedgwick #gothic #maryshelley #frankenstein #book #books #bookhaul #newbook #bookstagrammers #bookstagram #bookish #instabook #ilovebooks #booknerd #booksofinstagram #flatlay #aesthetic #coffeeporn #bookporn
Yesterday was #freecomicbookday, and Outland, my local geeky store, also offered 20% off all other comic books and graphic novels. This is one of the ones I picked up at a discount! "Shuri vol 1: The Search For Black Panther" is written by Nnedi Okorafor and illustrated by Leonardo Romero and Jordie Bellaire. #shuri #nnediokorafor #leonardoromero #jordiebellaire #blackpanther #wakanda #comicbook #comics #graphicnovel #litteratur #literature #bookstagram #bookstagrammers #instabook #bookish #booksofinstagram #bookworm #aesthetic #booknerd #coffeeporn #plantporn #bookporn #marvel
Recently picked up this book, after hearing about it through @siljeblomst and @elbakken: Medieval Bodies by Jack Hartnell. #medievalbodies #jackhartnell #newbook #bookhaul #book #bok #bøker #bokelsker #lesehest #bookworm #bokorm #bookish #instabook #bookstagram #bookstagrammers #coverlove #bookcoverlove #litteratur #literature #nonfiction #sakprosa #plants #greenplants #plantporn #tea #teaporn
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