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The eeriness of an orange sky, and the familiar lack of a climate crisis connection 

On Wednesday, the sky over the Bay Area turned orange. The visual was alien, yet the cause—rampant wildfires, accelerated by climate change—was very much a this-world problem. “Some folks said it felt like living on the next planet over, the red one,” Steve Rubenstein and Michael Cabanatuan... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-11 12:16:42 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Death of Jesus’ completes J.M. Coetzee’s nativity-inspired trilogy. But what does it all mean?

The Nobel laureate’s novels sit uncooperatively in a zone between allegory and parable, refuting interpretation. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How does the Nobel Prize affect book sales? (And what if there’s controversy?)

In the publishing world, it seems like winning the Nobel Prize just isn’t what it used to be. A Deutsche Welle interview with Lucien Leitess, director of the Swiss publishing house Unionsverlag, explored the business of predicting a Nobel laureate’s commercial success. The controversy... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 19:54:24 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison not only remade American literature, she challenged us to resist the tenacity of racism

The Nobel laureate, who died on Monday, blasted many a myth, with eloquence and grace. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-06 18:28:08 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate, Has Died at 88

Toni Morrison, giant of American literature and the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has passed away. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 14:08:13 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison dies, aged 88

Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate and author of Beloved, has died at the age of 88, her publisher Knopf has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 11:43:53 UTC ]
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V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Laureate and Chronicler of Postcolonialism, Dies at 85

The Trinidadian-born author of Indian ancestry lived his adult life in England, writing the powerful but polarizing books on migration and empire that won him the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Seamus Heaney collection to be published

An anthology of later work by the Nobel laureate will feature a last poem, In Time, written for his granddaughter SíofraSeamus Heaney obituary by Neil CorcoranA poem written for his granddaughter and never published before in the UK will form part of a new collection of selected poems by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Samuel Beckett story to be published 80 years after it was rejected

Nobel laureate was told by publisher that 'people will shudder and be puzzled and confused' by reading Echo's BonesA previously unpublished story by Samuel Beckett will go on sale in bookshops for the first time, 80 years after his publisher rejected it as a nightmare read that gave him "the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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