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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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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made. 2020 starts out with a whole host of movies adapted from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-16 09:50:47 UTC ]
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Sarah Moss on Ghost Walls, Violence Against Women, and Social Structures

Kendra Winchester: Hello, I’m Kendra Winchester. And this is Reading Women, a podcast inviting you to reclaim half the bookshelf by discussing books written by or about women. Today, I’m talking to Sarah Moss about her book Ghost Wall, which is out now in paperback from Picador. Welcome to 2020,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 09:45:19 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Books Written By Or About Refugees

When the news becomes too difficult to watch, these books about refugees will having you questioning the blurred line between fiction and reality. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:38:59 UTC ]
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N.Y. Public Library Selects 10 Best Books for Children en Español

The list includes a mix of books written originally in Spanish and in translation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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11 Inclusive Children’s Books Written By Women of Color

These inclusive children's books by women of color highlight awesome yet underrepresented communities like Sikh, indigenous, and Dominican. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-21 11:35:59 UTC ]
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Ordinary Girls: Jaquira Díaz on Growing Up in Miami Beach

That winter, the year Boogie turned 14, we got it in our heads that we could run away, leave Miami Beach and never come back. For months, I’d spent every night lost in a book, read whatever the librarian put in my hands, which usually meant books written by white men, about white people, for […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:43 UTC ]
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