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Imagination, Reality, and Two Very Different Americas

Qian Julie Wang’s debut memoir Beautiful Country is a compelling and intimate portrait of  an undocumented childhood. Much like Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows In Brooklyn and Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, we are carried into the heart and mind of a child: this time, a young, undocumented girl in... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-03-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon bags Ben Aitken's portrait of an unlikely friendship

Icon Books has signed Ben Aitken's account of spending lockdown as companion to an 84-year-old, described as "an intimate portrait of an unlikely friendship".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 13:13:21 UTC ]
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‘The Selected Letters of John Berryman’ is an intimate portrait of the celebrated, tortured poet

Berryman, who won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award, struggled with addiction and despair that also fueled his work. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-22 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassell wins Ed Sheeran portrait

Cassell Illustrated has signed “an intimate portrait of Ed Sheeran” by music photographer Christie Goodwin, with a foreword and captions by the singer’s father, John. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown Gets More 'Obama' Books into Stores

One week after it found itself running out of stock of 'Obama: An Intimate Portrait,' Little, Brown says many chain stores and independents now have stock. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LB Scrambling to Meet 'Obama: An Intimate Portrait' Demand

The $35 hardcover features hundreds of photographs of President Obama plus a foreword by the former president, and Amazon and BN.com report that the book is out-of-stock. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff VanderMeer on the biggest dystopia of spring, 'America War' by Omar El Akkad

What would it look like if America went to war with itself over oil, against a backdrop of devastation from the effects of climate change? The dystopian “American War,” a debut novel by journalist Omar El Akkad, makes such catastrophic “what if?” scenarios personal via an intimate portrait of a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Intimate portrait’ of McCartney to Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an “intimate portrait” of musician Paul McCartney, written by journalist Paul Du Noyer. Non fiction publisher Hannah Black acquired world English rights to Conversations with McCartney in a deal with Ros Edwards at Edwards Fuglewicz Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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