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Alan Lightman’s ‘Three Flames’ examines the long shadow of Cambodia’s civil war

In a country that has suffered so much, it turns out to be the women in this novel who suffer the most. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-11 22:29:40 UTC ]
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A view of Syria’s civil war, from Assad’s inner circle

A high-level defector helps Sam Dagher explain the brutal conflict and the president’s role in it. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:37:45 UTC ]
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First-timer Forna in six-figure deal

Delacorte Press has pre-empted a débutant’s YA fantasy trilogy, inspired by the author’s experience growing up in Sierra Leone during the civil war, for a “significant six-figure” sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Makes First Acquisition With Comic-Book Publisher

Netflix announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up a comic-book publisher and pushing a strategy that has also been popular with major Hollywood studios for years: Superheroes.Netflix agreed to buy Millarworld, the publisher behind characters and stories like "Kingsman" and "Old Man... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 audiobooks with heart

Noteworthy recent audiobook releases include two memoirs, a short story collection, and a novel set during the Civil War.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck: ‘The Power of the Book’ in the Digital Age

'The power of the book and the importance of the author haven’t changed at all,' the Baroness Gail Rebuck tells London Book Fair's Quantum Conference. And she warns against a 'civil war' in publishing. The post Gail Rebuck: ‘The Power of the Book’ in the Digital Age appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: Take Note: Virtual Reality Is Growing Up Fast

In October, the New York Times launched its first immersive virtual reality (VR) application, creating an engaging new kind of journalism that suddenly, jarringly, placed viewers alongside the children displaced by Syria’s civil war. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adele’s classroom concert, Captain America, Klopp does Scouse - viral video

Also this week, hiccuping through the Australian national anthem, Jeff Bezos is joining the space race, and a Jane Austen classic gets the zombie treatmentWith Thanksgiving over for another year and the heartwarming American tradition of Black Friday upon us, let’s start this week’s roundup with... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: The Civil War Through a Graphic Kaleidoscope

Using graphic books to teach, or to lure a more visual reader to books, is nothing new, but "Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War," by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and Ari Kelman, seems destined to resonate. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Gwyn Jones warns on 'internecine' book wars

The shift to social reading is “liable to consign the traditional publisher and many a writer to decline and defeat in the Civil War for Books”, Philip Gwyn Jones is to say today (16th April), with the reader becoming the prize. In a speech at the London Book Fair this afternoon, Gwyn Jones... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Has Become a Civil War, says Prominent UK Editor

Traditional vs. self-publishing has become a Civil War, says Philip Gwyn Jones, who will the topic at today's London Book Fair. The post Publishing Has Become a Civil War, says Prominent UK Editor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Civil War of Words

Hachette was smart to take its dispute with Amazon public, turning it into a war of words and choosing the battlefield where they have the natural advantage. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: A Civil War Female Voice: Laird Hunt

An obscure but fascinating aspect of the Civil War, when hundreds of women disguised as men enlisted in the army as Union soldiers to fight, is at the heart of Neverhome (Little, Brown; Sept.) by Laird Hunt, the author of five novels and a collection of short stories and a two-time finalist for... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'12 Years a Slave': Would it be a good classroom teaching tool?

Not only is the memoir by Solomon Northup now an Oscar-nominated film, but director Steve McQueen is encouraging schools to use the book as part of their units on slavery and the Civil War. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James McBride, George Packer are National Book Awards winners

James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing is Another Victim of Syria’s Civil War

Syria's civil war has decimated the local publishing business, all-but-ending the printing and sale of new books, and forcing many publishers authors to emigrate. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sun Staff Turn on Murdoch: Senior Journalists Criticize News Corp.

LONDON -- Fresh evidence of a "civil war" at News Corp. has emerged following what commentators have interpreted as an extraordinary attack by the Murdoch-owned U.K. tabloid The Sun on its parent company. In a signed article, published Monda ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press Marches On

In a time of change in the book industry, the History Press, an independent publisher in Charleston, S.C., is doing a brisk business in titles designed specifically for local markets. From 20 books in its inaugural year of 2004, History Press is on track to release 325 books in 2011. The company... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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