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Percival Everett’s American absurd

New Statesman 17 Apr 2024
In James, Everett retells the story of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the perspective of Jim, the black man escaping slavery ... He first read an abridged version of Huckleberry Finn as ...
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Afternoon Briefing: Johnson bond plan advances, then gets delayed

Chicago Tribune 17 Apr 2024
Good afternoon, Chicago ... Here’s what else is happening today ... Subscribe to more newsletters . Puzzles & Games ... (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune) Percival Everett’s new book ‘James’ revisits ‘Huckleberry Finn.’ He won’t tell you how to read it ... Do.
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The week’s bestselling books, April 21

The Los Angeles Times 17 Apr 2024
1. Table for Two by Amor Towles (Viking. $32) A collection of stories from the author of 'The Lincoln Highway.' 2. The Familiar by Leigh Bardugo (Flatiron Books ... 3 ... 4 ... $28) An action-packed reimagining of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” 5 ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... 10.
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Shame and the Secret Chambers of the Self: Pioneering Sociologist and Philosopher Helen Merrell Lynd ...

Brainpickings 17 Apr 2024
Drawing on a kaleidoscope of examples from literature — Shakespeare and Sartre, The Bible and Anna Karenina, Virginia Woolf’s diaries and Huckleberry Finn — she observes that shame ...
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Lindsay Lohan Sends Happy Birthday Message to On-Screen Dad and Co-Star Dennis Quaid; Here's What Parent Trap Star Had to Say

Pinkvilla 16 Apr 2024
Lindsay Lohan wished her on-screen father and co-star Dennis Quaid on his 70th birthday. Here’s what the actor said about the message. By ... follow us. share ... The actor said he found the idea “wonderful” and compared it with a scene from Huckleberry Finn ... .
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In bestsellers, a book on kids, phone life and anxiety is No. 1 in nonfiction

Daily Press 15 Apr 2024
A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders. ___ FICTION. 1 ... (St ... 1 ... 8. 2 ... (Doubleday) A reimagining of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” shines a different light on Mark Twain’s classic, revealing new facets of the character of Jim ... .
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Choice by Neel Mukherjee review — down with lazy book reviewers!

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 Apr 2024
Absolute poverty and literary grievances, Indian hamlets and London dinner parties. the totemic and the trivial collide in Neel Mukherjee’s fourth full-length novel ... Books ... Percival Everett’s witty rewrite of Huckleberry Finn is an instant classic ... .
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Huckleberry Finn on the Silver Screen

The Epoch Times 12 Apr 2024
Commentary Mark Twain’s classic novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” has been called “The Great American Novel.” Even now, when works about the Old South are generally frowned upon, it remains ...
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From riveting tales of mobster wars to a 21st century Romeo & Juliet... our critics ...

The Daily Mail 12 Apr 2024
Our critics have perused hundreds of titles to select the very best of crime, historical and literary fiction - not to mention new releases ... CRIME ... Earth ... Everett reimagines Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn from the perspective of Jim, the runaway slave ... .
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James by Percival Everett – Huckleberry Finn reimagined

The Guardian 11 Apr 2024
James is the retelling of Mark Twain’s 1884 classic, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, from the point of view of Jim, the runaway slave ...
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How Huck Finn’s Jim became ‘James’: an author Q&A

Daily Press 11 Apr 2024
In the book, which may be his best yet, the story of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is narrated by the enslaved character Jim rather than Huck Finn ... of “Huckleberry Finn.”.
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An interview with Percival Everett, author of 'James'

The Virginian-Pilot 11 Apr 2024
In the book, which may be his best yet, the story of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is narrated by the enslaved character Jim rather than Huck Finn ... of “Huckleberry Finn.”.
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The week’s bestselling books, April 14

The Los Angeles Times 10 Apr 2024
1. Table for Two by Amor Towles (Viking. $32) A collection of stories from the author of 'The Lincoln Highway.' 2. James by Percival Everett (Doubleday. $28) An action-packed reimagining of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” 3 ... Martin's Press ... 4 ... 5 ... 6 ... 7.
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'Why I rewrote Huckleberry Finn to give slave Jim a voice'

BBC News 09 Apr 2024
The author's new novel, James, is a re-imagining of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ... .
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