Lit List: Tuesday June 21, 2016

 Benoîte Groult (Source: Wikipedia)

Benoîte Groult (Source: Wikipedia)

Good evening literary fans. Here's what we read today that you should too.

  • French feminist writer and icon Benoîte Groult, whose work was considered to be "revolutionary" has passed away at 96. (Deutsche Welle)
  • Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook featuring the famed artist's "previously unknown drawings" is set to be published this November. (GalleyCat)
  • Henning Mankell play about colonialism in Africa published in English for the first time. (The Guardian)
  • Bret Baier Lands Deal With William Morrow: The Fox News political anchor will write a non-fiction book about President Eisenhower. (GalleyCat)
  • Fizzy 'Vinegar Girl' Tames Shrewishness To Sparkle:  NPR reviews Anne Tyler's latest novel Vinegar Girl, which was released today(NPR)
  • Margaret Atwood's 'Alias Grace' coming to small screen, thanks to Sarah Polley: The historical novel will be adapted into a six-hour miniseries. (The LA Times)
  • Why are there so many new publishing imprints? (The Guardian)
  • St. Martin's Press execs announce that they are restructuring the Thomas Dunne Books imprint: (GalleyCat)