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10 New Books Written and Translated by Women

For Women in Translation month, we’ve curated a reading list of novels and short story collections written and translated by women. Exploring everything from gender biases and millennial burnout in the Japanese workplace to a toxic relationship in Iceland, these stories expand our perspectives... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-08-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Isla Fisher to publish picture book series with Welbeck Flame

Welbeck Flame has acquired three picture books written by actress and comedian Isla Fisher and illustrated by Paula Bowles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 08:23:08 UTC ]
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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their Lives

These queer historical figures each lived fascinating lives and deserve to be highlighted in nonfiction. Join me in exploring their legacies. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-25 11:34:00 UTC ]
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A library staffer has been fired for burning Trump and Ann Coulter books in his free time.

Cameron Williams, a former staffer at Chattanooga Public Library and a local Black Lives Matter activist, has been fired from his library job three months after being accused of “improperly” burning books written by Donald Trump and Ann Coulter. In December, as the Chattanooga Times Free Press... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 17:26:28 UTC ]
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5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-01 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges.

Tomorrow marks sixty years since civil rights icon, activist and writer Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to integrate a Southern elementary school—and today, Scholastic announced three forthcoming books written by Bridges, which will be released from spring 2022-23. The three new books are... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 17:02:57 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: Stories From America’s Prisons

Books written by incarcerated writers raise vital questions about how we can build a more just society: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-09-11 17:15:05 UTC ]
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8 Transgender YA Books Written by Trans and Nonbinary Authors

These YA books with trans protagonists by trans and non-binary authors range from contemporary to speculative fiction, including titles like When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-10 10:38:02 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Amanda Brainerd on Bowie, Boarding School, and the Discourse Around Consent

Amanda Brainerd’s novel, Age of Consent, is out now, so we asked her a few questions about reading, writer’s block, and David Bowie. * Who do you most wish would read your book? Teenage girls—there are so few adult books written about them. What do you always want to talk about in interviews but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-24 08:48:44 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Translation in Service of More Empathy, Less Fear: A Conversation with Megan McDowell, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Photo by Camila Valdés Megan McDowell has translated many contemporary authors from Latin America and Spain, including Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, and Lina Meruane. Shortlisted for the Man Booker... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-22 15:20:00 UTC ]
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8 Great Picture Books Written by Librarians

Who better to write books than the book experts? Check out some excellent picture books written by librarians for their tiniest patrons. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-15 10:31:00 UTC ]
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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 09:59:14 UTC ]
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7 of the Best Audiobooks by Muslim Women Writers

Ramadan Mubarak to all who celebrate! In honor of this special holiday, here are some excellent books written by Muslim women authors! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-28 10:31:23 UTC ]
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To get us through, finding the wisdom of books written in isolation

Take solace in works such as ‘Robinson Crusoe,’ ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’ ‘Walden’ and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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5 New Books Written By Women That Get Real About Mental Health

As the public conversations around mental health continue to grow, these new books about living with mental illness offer more insight. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-28 11:41:26 UTC ]
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Send in the army? Why one expert says that would be a 'ludicrous' response to rail blockades

Over seven years ago, two books written by retired lieutenant-colonel Douglas Bland offered some sobering warnings about the future of the Crown-Indigenous relationship — warnings that seem eerily prescient after the events of the past two... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-02-20 09:00:00 UTC ]
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The NYPL was founded 125 years ago. Here are their 125 favorite books published since then.

The New York Public Library is marking its 125th birthday this year—in part with this list of their favorite books written for adults from the past 125 years, which they hope will “inspire a lifelong love of reading.” The list is full of classics, of course, but it’s also got a few refreshing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-14 14:59:09 UTC ]
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