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A Plurality of Traditions: Anthony Davis and the Social Justice Opera

ANTHONY DAVIS, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Central Park Five, is a composer with a great future behind him. Five is his eighth opera, and during those labors, spanning four decades, he’s found the time and talent to write orchestral pieces and music for plays, to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-17 12:30:47 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of March 23, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a middle grade “biographical novel” about Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander and a YA novel by one of the Central Park Five. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Central Park Five film sparks call to boycott ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein's books

Critics of former New York City prosecutor Linda Fairstein are calling for a boycott of the attorney's mystery novels after a new Netflix drama series reignited controversy about her prosecution of the Central Park Five in 1990. CNN reports that a petition to urge booksellers and Fairstein's... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 17:45:00 UTC ]
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After Outcry, MWA Withdraws Fairstein's Grand Master Honor

Just two days after Mystery Writers of America said it would name Linda Fairstein a Grand Master for 2019, the organization withdrew the award following a public outcry over her role in the prosecution of the Central Park Five. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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T-Mobile CEO John Legere lists Manhattan penthouse for $22 million

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere wants to sell his New York penthouse for $22 million. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom apartment in Manhattan's Lincoln Square neighborhood has a view of Central Park and was originally owned by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, according to the... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Carrie Pilby” Took 14 Years To Go From Novel To Screen–And That’s A Good Thing

When Caren Lissner’s young adult novel Carrie Pilby was released in January 2003, the person who would eventually play her on-screen, Bel Powley, was just about to turn 11 years old. And while the title character of Lissner’s book was a prodigy of sorts—a young British woman who graduated... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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255 jobs at risk at PRH Rugby site

Penguin Random House is proposing to close its distribution centre in Rugby, with all its 255 employees put at risk of redundancy. The publisher has made the “difficult” but “necessary” proposal to close the site in Central Park, Rugby, in early 2019 following an “extensive strategic review”... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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