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David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies aged 89

The author of biographies and other works and narrator of documentaries, McCullough was ‘the voice of American history’David McCullough, the Pulitzer prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from New York’s Brooklyn Bridge to American presidents John Adams and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-08 19:41:16 UTC ]
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David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

The two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize was a master storyteller who brought to life the grand sweep of time and place. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-08 16:43:22 UTC ]
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“Red Scare” by Liam Francis Walsh

Liam Francis Walsh’s graphic novel “Red Scare” revisits a chapter in American history when the fear of being labeled a communist led to rampant conformism. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-10 14:04:58 UTC ]
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Congress to Hold Second Hearing on Censorship Issues

The hearing, set for Thursday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. ET, will focus on the "ongoing efforts to prohibit discussion in K-12 classrooms about American history, race, and LGBTQ+ issues and to punish teachers who violate vague and discriminatory state laws by discussing these topics." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Questlove puts his obsessive music expertise on full display

In “Music Is History,” Questlove examines pivotal songs from each of the last 50 years, creating a hybrid of American history, musicology and memoir. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-20 13:45:00 UTC ]
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HC Inks Deal with MLK Jr. Archives

HarperCollins has acquired world publishing rights to the archives of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The publisher said the collection features some of the "most historically important and vital literature in American history." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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Tayari Jones on the Necessary American History of Ann Petry’s The Street

The Street is a groundbreaking work of American literature that is as relevant today as when it was published in 1946. When it won Ann Petry the Houghton Mifflin Prize for Debut Writers, the literary world was put on notice. Everyone agreed that the novel was brilliant, but, as is the case with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-06 09:47:44 UTC ]
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Bill Gates recommends 5 favorite books for 2019 — and looks ahead to ‘Infinite Jest’

Books on sleep, education, American history, world growth and one novel made the cut this year. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-10 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brace Yourself, James Comey Wrote a Memoir. Here’s Some of What It Says, “the Golden Showers Thing” Included.

Former FBI Director James Comey has a book dropping on Tuesday, so prepare for the president of the United States to be tweetin’. The Republican Party is already gearing up for a fight with a Trumpspeak-inspired “Lyin’ Comey” website. While it will surely be interesting and instructive to hear... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rider to publish memoir of exonerated death row inmate

Rider is publishing the memoir of a former death row inmate, one of the longest-serving, falsely imprisoned individuals in American history, Anthony Ray Hinton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders | 'My goal is not to be smart, not to show off, but to move my reader'

The Folio Prize-winning writer takes a single moment from american history and conjures his spellbinding first full-length fiction Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What editors are reading this fall

It's back-to-school season, so in the spirit of continued education, we asked top editors for their book picks for the fall. Cosmo editor-in-chief Joanna Coles recommended "Alexander Hamilton" by Ron Chernow for lovers of American history. The forthcoming memoir of Carrie Brownstein "Hunger... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Judith St. George

Award-winning children's author Judith St. George, widely known for her many titles drawing on events and figures of American history, died in her home in Bloomfield, Conn., on June 10. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Prize Honors Children's Books on American History

A new award aims to honor children's books that feature "events and people that shaped the history of the U.S." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A History of America, Through Food and Cookbooks

What can cookbooks tell us about politics, economics, and daily life throughout American history? A new series from Michigan State University Press explores just that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: American History: Brought to You by Snoopy And the Peanuts Gang

Ever since Regnery launched its children’s publishing program three years ago, the publisher has been looking for a way to celebrate American history and American heroes in a way that would engage, inspire, and entertain young readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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