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The complicated story behind the Kentucky Derby’s opening song

Emily Binhgam’s new book explores the roots of the Kentucky Derby’s anthem. It may not be pretty, but it’s important to know. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-03 11:00:33 UTC ]
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Who was Vivian Maier? A new book explores the inspired life of the nanny with a secret gift for photography

‘Vivian Maier: Developed’ is a revealing and beautiful biography about the mysterious caregiver who left behind a trove of her own art. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How spirituality shaped Leonard Cohen

Harry Freedman’s new book explores the religious influences on Leonard Cohen’s music. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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H.G. Wells wanted to change the world. A new book explores the author’s outsize ambitions

Claire Tomalin’s ‘The Young H.G. Wells’ is a fascinating look at the prolific writer’s rocky beginnings and complicated personal life. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How did our national parks come to be? A new book explores their rocky start.

Dennis Drabelle’s “The Power of Scenery” chronicles Frederick Law Olmsted’s role in creating gems like Yosemite Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Jenny Downham: 'Writing from the point of view of someone impulsive is enormously freeing'

Jenny Downham answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Furious Thing (David Fickling Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. 1. Can you sum up Furious Thing in one sentence? There are many ways a girl’s sense of self can be whittled away — this book explores what... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 09:06:03 UTC ]
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Why are Gen X women struggling? A new book explores the many possible reasons.

Ada Calhoun’s “Why We Can’t Sleep” is both a comprehensive and breezy look at the new midlife crisis. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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What Will Happen To Your Emails After You're Dead?

What do we lose in a world without handwritten letters? A new book explores how the digital age affects how we communicate.New York Times bestselling author Simon Garfield is worried that we are losing track of our communications. No, he's not griping about NSA mass surveillance and government... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters

Chet Van Duzer has spent a lot of time hunting sea monsters. Combing through centuries-old maps in libraries and museums around the world, he's found and studied scores of strange creatures. His new book explores how medieval and Renaissance cartographers drew on myths, literature, and the... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First enhanced ebook from Short Books

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:10 Short Books has produced its first enhanced ebook for the digital version of Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed (3rd November), the new book from Simon Barnes, author of How to be a Bad Birdwatcher. The book explores the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Housman study to Union Books

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:42 Union Books editorial director Rosalind Porter has bought a book about poet A E Housman by Peter Parker, author of The Last Veteran. Porter bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from David Miller at Rogers,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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