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Boris Kachka Joins the 'Atlantic'

The veteran books editor was let go by the 'Los Angeles Times' in January in one of the largest workforce reductions in the paper's history. Previously, he had served as books editor at 'New York' magazine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stop Doomscrolling About Israel and Palestine—Read These Books Instead

The Atlantic’s books editor prescribes these titles as antidotes to the quick and dirty ways people are communicating on social media. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2023-10-27 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Christopher Carduff, 'Wall Street Journal' Books Editor, Dies at 66

Carduff, who was named books editor at the 'Wall Street Journal' in 2017, was also a contributing editor for the Library of America Series and the publishing consultant to John Updike's literary trust. He died on August 14. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadians aren't big on talking openly about class. This author says that needs to change

Toronto Star books editor Deborah Dundas says that even though class divisions exist in Canada, we don't talk about them openly. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-05-27 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Why one children’s books editor turned down Roald Dahl titles | Letter

Sue Bradley on her conversation with the late Marni Hodgkin about the ‘malicious quality’ to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant PeachRe the letters criticising Roald Dahl’s works (Roald Dahl’s mean and nasty books don’t deserve all this attention, 23 February), in an oral... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-01 17:24:42 UTC ]
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Gilbert Cruz Named New York Times Books Editor

Mr. Cruz has been the Culture editor at The Times since January 2018, leading coverage of arts and culture. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-28 22:22:00 UTC ]
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A Young Woman’s Formative Queer Affair With a Married Lover

Many of us know Michelle Hart from her wonderful work highlighting queer writers when she was the assistant books editor at O, the Oprah Magazine. Now, she has her own novel to add to the fold: We Do What We Do In The Dark, an exquisitely written, intimately affecting novel about Mallory, a... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Jabari Asim on Decolonized Souls, Black Love, and Writing the Past

When I reviewed Jabari Asim’s first short story collection, A Taste of Honey (2010),  I knew him to be a prominent essayist and cultural critic, author of What Obama Means and The N Word, former Washington Post deputy books editor and editor in chief of the iconic The Crisis, the journal of the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-12 09:49:19 UTC ]
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Petra Mayer, NPR books editor who championed fantasy and romance fiction, dies at 46

Known to legions of radio listeners for her exuberant coverage of literature and culture, she was a self-described “resident nerd” at NPR. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-16 04:21:16 UTC ]
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Petra Mayer, Books Editor for NPR and ‘Resident Nerd,’ Dies at 46

Ms. Mayer reported on Comic-Con and contributed to Book Concierge, NPR’s literary recommendation tool. She gravitated toward science fiction, romance and fantasy. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-14 18:40:04 UTC ]
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Wilmers steps down as London Review of Books editor

Mary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down as editor of the London Review of Books after nearly three decades in the post. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-29 16:45:23 UTC ]
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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

Influential editor and co-founder of the literary magazine to be succeeded by senior staffMary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down from her role as editor of the London Review of Books, a position she has held for almost 30 years.Wilmers was one of the founders of the literary magazine in 1979, along... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-29 15:28:52 UTC ]
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WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John Freeman

Click below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind of ongoing process involving events, involving posts and interviews and discussions on the Alta... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-02 09:48:47 UTC ]
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Tom Lutz fights for L.A. publishing, this time as a novelist

Los Angeles Review of Books editor Tom Lutz talks about "Born Slippy," his first novel, and why the city should have a more vibrant book publishing industry Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-09 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Kachka Leaving 'New York' for 'L.A. Times'

Boris Kachka, whose tenure as books editor at 'New York' magazine saw the publication experiment with tripling its book coverage, will succeed former books editor Carolyn Kellogg at the 'Los Angeles Times.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Figes dies from cancer, aged 62

Author and You Magazine books editor Kate Figes has died from cancer at the age of 62. Figes wrote two novels and six works of non-fiction, including 2018’s On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions (Virago) which dealt with subjects including the diagnosis that her breast cancer had metastasised. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 01:54:33 UTC ]
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Daniel Mendelsohn’s ‘Ecstasy and Terror’ is a master class in criticism

The New York Review of Books editor tackles everything from Homer to “Game of Thrones.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-17 15:56:15 UTC ]
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Carol Smith Succeeds Kevin O’Malley at Hearst | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_161791" align="alignright" width="150"] Carol Smith[/caption] Carol Smith was promoted to SVP and publishing director of Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Marie Claire, succeeding SVP, publishing director and CRO Kevin O’Malley, who is retiring. Smith most recently served as the... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-11 16:33:55 UTC ]
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Condé Nast Pulls Investment from FarFetch Over Management Concerns| Industry Notes

Condé Nast Pulls Investment From FarFetch [caption id="attachment_161701" align="alignright" width="150"] José Neves[/caption] Condé Nast pulled its nearly $300 million investment in the London-based luxury fashion retail marketplace FarFetch, following concerns about the management of the... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-09 18:18:07 UTC ]
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Books: The Beastie Boys' memoir, fascinating fiction and more book news

Hello, readers! Welcome to this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with the word on some fascinating new books. THE BIG REVIEW What was it like to start out in the punk rock scene, be fascinated by the birth of hip-hop and wind up superstars?... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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