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These Bad Things

One night, when he was seven or eight, she read her son a story from a book called These Bad Things. It was surprisingly scary, and she knew she should stop, but they were so far in. She wanted to see how it ended. The post These Bad Things appeared first on Guernica. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2019-12-23 19:30:20 UTC ]
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When Your Family Figures Out You’re a Writer… and Loves You For It

My first baby is two years old, arms draped around my neck, cheek pressed into my chest. The scent of his musky head is inebriating. I read him a book called Baby Mickey’s Nap. He is convinced that if Mickey naps, he should too. We are still inchoate; neither of us know it, but we […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-19 09:47:36 UTC ]
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Telling the Story of Hong Kong, by Will Hagle

Cultural Cross Sections Will Hagle Photo courtesy of the author Following decades of British colonial rule to the rapidly tightening grip of mainland China and all the stories told about that chunk of land along the way, Hong Kong has grown accustomed... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-17 15:28:20 UTC ]
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Some lessons from the MIT Media Lab controversy

When the news first broke that the MIT Media Lab had a close relationship with deceased billionaire and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, some saw it as a momentary lapse in judgment, and there was widespread support for Media Lab director Joi Ito. But then New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-10-03 10:50:57 UTC ]
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Plan A's Andrew Essex: 'The industry is ripe for reinvention'

What do you do after writing a book called “The End of Advertising?” If you’re Andrew Essex, you co-found an advertising company.  
 The advertising veteran launched Plan A last year, he says, with a different model in mind than the traditional holding company; “a leaner model, a lighter... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Three easy creative ways to advance your career

The author of ‘They Don’t Teach Corporate in College’ reflects on what she’s learned from almost getting fired twice to building a successful consultancy. Fifteen years ago, I was a twenty-something living in New York, who had narrowly survived my first two jobs in the professional world. I’d... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-09-11 12:00:43 UTC ]
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Reimagining Folktales, But for the Ear: A Conversation with Mahsuda Snaith, by Carolyne Larrington

Interviews Carolyne Larrington Audible’s new fiction podcast, Hag, launching August 29, features eight reimaginings of traditional British folktales by eight contemporary female writers, with folktales chosen from across the UK. The collection will be... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-30 14:21:50 UTC ]
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NYT launches ‘The 1619 Project’ to examine the legacy of slavery in America

In August 1619, as colonist John Rolfe wrote at the time, “twenty and odd Negroes” who were captured and taken from Angola arrived on the Virginia coast; they were promptly sold to wealthy English landowners, setting the stage for slavery in America for centuries to come. To recognize the 400th... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-14 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Why Don’t I Read All My Books?

I own a book called Love and Loss: American Portrait and Mourning Miniatures, itself a small object with a haunting image on the cover: a tiny 19th-century portrait of a dead teenage girl. The book came out in 2000, to accompany an exhibition of miniatures at Yale University Art Gallery, and I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 08:50:03 UTC ]
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‘Will Allah be OK with this?’: inside the BBC's first British-Muslim sketch show

They joke about airport security and overindulging over Ramadan. Meet the creators of Muzlamic, the trailblazing comedy exploring the contradictions of modern Muslim lifeAs Ali Shahalom and Aatif Nawaz scan the faces on the walls of the boardroom we’re in, their faces light up. “The BBC have put... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 13:28:25 UTC ]
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Chuck Wendig on the Time He Enraged a Bunch of Tolkienites

What was the first book you fell in love with? Certainly it’s hard to say, for sure. I’ve loved books for so long! I remember a book called Our Universe, from National Geographic, which was this big unruly thing, and I remember being most captivated by their painted imaginings of what... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:50:05 UTC ]
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When good TV goes bad: Goodnight Sweetheart

At the start the sitcom was a compelling comment on male insecurity, but it soon descended into cartoonish plotlinesThe 1990s were an innocent time. Tony Blair was a god, Donald Trump was a joke and the world felt hopeful. It really did seem as though things could only get better. In 1992, the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-01 12:00:23 UTC ]
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Hodder lands Skehan's super food book ahead of TV series

Hodder & Stoughton has recommissioned cook Donal Skehan for a new book called Super Food in Minutes to accompany his upcoming 10-part TV series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 09:58:32 UTC ]
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Popular Rang-Tan Character From Palm Oil Deforestation Ad Will Star in a Children’s Book

The idea of an advertising character becoming the focus of a children's book might normally feel a bit icky, but here's a worthwhile exception. The orangutan character from London agency Mother's "Rang-tan" ad--originally made for Greenpeace and later repurposed as grocer Iceland Foods'... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malala Yousafzai: What does a Nobel Peace Prize winner do for fun?

Whilst studying at Oxford, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has just written a book called "We Are Displaced". Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Michael Cohen book that didn't happen

If things had gone differently for Michael Cohen, President Trump's former attorney who on Tuesday pleaded guilty to several federal felonies, he'd be headed on a book tour instead of facing sentencing. Cohen, who for years worked as Trump's "fixer," shopped a book called "Trump Revolution: From... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Tories are out of step with modern life – and Toby Young shows it | Ian Birrell

The appointment of this boorish polemicist to the Office for Students will only confirm how toxic the current Tory brand is to younger votersToby Young has never been shy of self-promotion. He admits to possessing a “gargantuan” ego, writes frequently about himself and was famously the author of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Touring the solar system with a new book of NASA photos

It's easy to get jaded by images of our solar system, especially when NASA probes like Cassini make it look so routine. A new book called The Planets, written and curated by Nirmala Nataraj with a forward by Bill Nye and featuring hundreds of stunnin... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking to publish William Trevor's 'Last Stories'

Viking is publishing 10 "exquisite" stories by the late William Trevor - six of them for the first time - in a new book called Last Stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heyday Books, 'L.A. Times' Partner on Anti-Trump Book

California indie Heyday Books, which is best known as a publisher of regional titles, is departing from its standard fare with a new book called 'Our Dishonest President.' The essay collection, which Heyday crashed, is set to hit shelves on July 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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