Science fiction and fantasy literature

This cover image released by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers shows, "The Lifters," a fantasy novel for middle schoolers written by Dave Eggers. The book will be released on March 27, 2018. (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers' next literary adventure will be for a younger crowd. The author has written a fantasy novel for middle-schoolers, "The Lifters," the first of a two-book deal with Alfred A. Knopf. "The Lifters" is scheduled for March 27, 2018, the publisher told The Associated Press on...
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This cover image released by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers shows, "The Lifters," a fantasy novel for middle schoolers written by Dave Eggers. The book will be released on March 27, 2018. (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers via AP)
July 13, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers' next literary adventure will be for a younger crowd. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf tells The Associated Press that "The Lifters" is a fantasy novel for middle-schoolers that's scheduled for March 27, 2018. Featuring illustrations by the team of brothers Eric and Terry Fan,...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. The...
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Fans line up to enter Comicon at the Phoenix Convention Center, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Phoenix. Comic book and science fiction fans showing up at the Phoenix Comicon festival will have all prop weapons - including swords, sabers and fake guns - confiscated after a man showed up at the event with real guns and caused a security scare. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 26, 2017 - 6:19 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Jack Young showed up at Phoenix Comicon on Friday dressed as the villain from "Sleeping Beauty," complete with black horns, large feathery wings and green paint. He also brought a black walking stick. It was no longer allowed at Comicon. Comicon imposed drastic security measures...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 7:10 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has won six trophies at the Olivier Awards — and still has nominations in five categories to go. The stage sequel to J.K. Rowling's magical stories has taken prizes for...
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