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Rebecca Solnit on the Intersection of Activism and Writing

In this episode, writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit reflects on her new memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence. Solnit talks to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about the deep impact of gendered violence on daily life and what it means to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 08:49:53 UTC ]
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Publishers Sharpen Their Approach to Paywalls

Visitors to Fortune.com noticed something new over the past few weeks: a requirement to enter an email address in order to access content. “You’re paying for it with your email address in a sense,” says Fortune's chief marketing officer, Michael Joseloff. “We have done a lot of research into... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-25 03:46:10 UTC ]
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Watchmen is by far the best adaptation of the comic – but should fans watch it?

HBO’s take on the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons comic succeeds where all others have failed, but it is yet another DC project made without Moore’s approvalIt’s been profoundly depressing to watch Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen mutate into a cottage industry for DC Entertainment. The comic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-23 13:46:56 UTC ]
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Book review: Skin in the Game - Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

REVIEW: Nassim Nicholas Taleb is the Richard Wagner of uncertainty. While the Ring Cycle of the German composer/librettist portrayed the struggle of the gods in a series of operas, the Incerto series of books by the Lebanese-American author is devoted to humans - specifically how we deal with... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The corrosion of truth in these strange times is terrifying | Richard Flanagan

Lies have become alternative facts and truth irrelevant in the face of power, while we all give up our privacyIn Book 8 of The Odyssey we read that the gods weave misfortune so that later generations have something to sing about. It wasn’t a god but a conman who now leads me to describe how –... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I read only non-white authors for 12 months. What I learned surprised me | Sunili Govinnage

Reading science fiction, chick lit and fantasy novels by people of colour for a year brought home to me just how white my reading world wasIn 2014, I managed to read 25 novels. All of them were written by people of colour. That was the result of a small challenge I set myself: not to read books... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A History of America, Through Food and Cookbooks

What can cookbooks tell us about politics, economics, and daily life throughout American history? A new series from Michigan State University Press explores just that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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