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“Dear House, Don’t Burn”: On Svetlana Alexievich’s “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II”

I FIRST HEARD ABOUT Svetlana Alexievich from a friend in my writing group who was reading the Belarusian author’s Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War (1990, trans. 1992), a book based on hundreds of interviews with those who lost their sons in Afghanistan. The title of the book... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-02 12:30:01 UTC ]
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10 Books You Should Read This July

Svetlana Alexievich trans. by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II (Random House) If God existed, or had an ear, she might listen the way Svetlana Alexievich does to the stories of her fellow ex-Soviets. This latest book from the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-02 08:49:53 UTC ]
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Lingwood's Monoray acquires 'phenomenal' first oral history of 9/11

Jake Lingwood’s new Octopus imprint Monoray has acquired the "phenomenal" first ever oral history of 9/11 as one of its first titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 02:24:43 UTC ]
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Ebury bags first official Black Mirror guide

Ebury Publishing has acquired the first official "Black Mirror" book, described as "an immersive, illustrated, oral history" from the show's creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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He's CEO, bitch: Young Zuckerberg and the early days of Facebook revealed

"Everyone who has seen 'The Social Network' knows the story of Facebook's founding," Adam Fisher writes at the start of "Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook's Wild Early Days" in Wired. The article sets up an excerpt from "Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley," Fisher's... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus to publish the stories behind 'groundbreaking' magazine covers

Octopus imprint Cassell has acquired an oral history of the stories behind "groundbreaking and controversial" magazine covers, edited by former editorial director of Hearst Ian Birch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck, Calder, Gregory reflect on the impact of Women in Publishing

Thirty high-profile former members of Women in Publishing reflect on how the group empowered women in the industry in the 1970s and '80s in an oral history being made available at the British Library. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oral history of Caribbean immigrants to Cape

Jonathan Cape has acquired an oral history of the generation of Caribbean immigrants who came to Britain after the war. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 10, 2017

This week: an oral history of Bob Marley, plus an existential mystery in which a couple's neighbors strangely stop speaking to them. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Mason pens intro to Student Revolt

Pluto Press is to publish an oral history of the 2010 student protests entitled Student Revolt by Matt Myers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Two New Awards

PEN America has announced the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the PEN/Jean Stein Grant for Oral History. The former, which comes with a $75,000 purse, will confer one of the biggest monetary awards in the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Entertainment Mags Pay Tribute to James Gandolfini

A day after news broke of actor James Gandolfini's death, entertainment magazines are lining up content to commemorate The Sopranos star’s life and work. An Entertainment Weekly spokesperson said that the magazine would include a tribute to Gandolfini in its “All Time Greatest” double issue, on... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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