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Not a clean break

Europa Editions UK. In these days, even without a global pandemic, a company with a name like that would have to be of the adventurous type.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 17:31:18 UTC ]
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Majority of borrowed books across Ontario libraries in 2020 weren't published this year

In a year dominated by a global pandemic and American politics, some might find it fitting that the library book most likely to be checked out across Ontario was a hopeful memoir written by the former first lady of the United States. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-12-31 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey on Public Grief in Poetry and Memoir

Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic. Guest host Eddie Glaude is joined by poet Natasha Trethewey on Episode 145 of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-23 09:48:22 UTC ]
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Biden time

Like many of you, last week was spent with interrupted sleep, a constant eye on US news channels and fingers crossed. This weekend brought with it the news that, subject to legal challenge, Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States. Putting the politics briefly to one side,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 05:21:20 UTC ]
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Let’s Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy Debate

We live in unreal times. I wake up in the middle of a global pandemic to watch a reality-TV president spout conspiracy theories while dystopian corporations enact new science fiction tech. In this chaos, I’ve found myself turning to escapist fiction. Stories that conjure a different, more... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

Revenue in the publisher's U.S. group fell 21.8% in the first half of 2020 from the comparable period in 2019, and the U.K.-based Quarto said it expects that the global pandemic will impact its results in the second half of this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite Global Pandemic, Journalists Celebrate 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

On May 4, Pulitzer Prize administrator Dana Canedy announced this year’s winners from her living room with some technological help Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-07-02 07:00:00 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:33:48 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 11, 2020

Amid a global pandemic, thousands of people are reading... ‘The End of October,’ about a fictional pandemic. Plus ‘Good Morning America’ book club pick ‘Oona Out of Order’ cracks the fiction list, and the Hulu adaptation of ‘Normal People’ boosts paperback sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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Amplifying the coronavirus protests

As the coronavirus quarantine stretches into its second month, some people are pushing the boundaries of the lockdown restrictions. Many of them are just going for a drive or trying to play Frisbee in a park. But in a number of cases, groups of protesters have gathered at town halls and other... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-22 11:50:46 UTC ]
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Five Recent Story Collections For Your Pandemic Reading

In many months this list contains five novels—but never before has it consisted of five story collections. Given the global pandemic, its effects on economies, and everyone’s anxieties, some of us are getting lost in long, complicated sagas—witness Yiyun Li’s #TolstoyTogether online book group.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 08:47:00 UTC ]
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Editor’s Note: Literary Community in a Time of Global Pandemic

We are at the beginning of a frightening and difficult time in America. Though we glimpse—in the overflowing hospitals of Milan, the shuttered plazas of Madrid—that which may come to pass, it is impossible to know just how hard hit the United States will be by the novel coronavirus. This nation... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 14:00:35 UTC ]
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