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Religion & Spirituality Announcements: Spring 2019

This season, many books from religion and spirituality publishers deal with trauma—particularly relating to gun violence, as the nation continues to grapple with issues surrounding gun control. Also on the list are titles that exhibit reality TV’s ever-increasing influence on religious publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Writing and gun violence, women in criticism, politics at the Festival of Books and more

I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY What can poetry do in the face of gun violence? Critic at large Adriana E. Ramirez attended a reading — in Florida, not long after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland — that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gun Safety Org Taps Book Professionals for New Advocacy Group

The nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety has recruited a group of book industry professionals--over 130 writers, illustrators, editors and agents--to speak out against gun violence. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Save a Life—Support a Banned Book

Almost universally, books in America are challenged because they tackle difficult subjects, writes author I.W. Gregorio. "Police brutality. Coming out. Drug use. Issues of gender identity. Disability. Gun violence. Suicide." But books—particularly those that delve into tough topics, save lives. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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