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The Two Lives of One Woman: On Guzel Yakhina’s “Zuleikha”

WHEN I WAS a student in Perm, Russia, my university friend told me that her grandparents were kulaks. The term dates back to the era of collectivization, a harsh agrarian reform that took place in the Soviet Union between the late 1920s and the early ’30s. Hitherto privately owned land and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-14 18:00:21 UTC ]
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Betches' Aleen Kuperman on explaining new media to immigrant parents—and not wanting to write about 'The Bachelor' again

Aleen Kuperman is co-founder and CEO at Betches Media. The company has grown from a blog created in a dorm room at Cornell in 2011 to a sprawling media network including nine podcasts, New York Times-bestselling books and millions of Instagram followers. In this episode of the “Ad Block”... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-18 09:01:00 UTC ]
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Robert Bernstein, publisher and champion of dissidents around the world, dies at 96

Robert L. Bernstein, a publishing executive and human rights activist who presided over a generation of dynamic growth at Random House and advocated for dissidents around the world, from the Soviet Union to Argentina, has died after a brief illness. He was 96. The tall, sandy-haired... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-29 20:40:00 UTC ]
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International Prize for Arabic Fiction Shortlist Announcement

The shortlist for the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction was announced today at the El-Hakawati Palestinian National Theatre in East Jerusalem. The IPAF - often referred to as the ‘Arabic Booker’ - is an annual literary prize for prose fiction, which encourages the readership of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-05 16:33:45 UTC ]
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Why Russia is calling a book by a holocaust survivor 'Nazi propaganda'

In preparation for Russia's Victory Day celebration, to be held May 9 to commemorate the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany, the country is cracking down on anything displaying the Nazi swastika – including the cover of Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel 'Maus.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toxic Tourism to HarperCollins

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 15:12 HarperPress has bought an offbeat travel guide, charting a journey to the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, the dried out Aral Sea and the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the Soviet Union's answer to Cape Canaveral.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Young (and Very Ambitious) Group of Publishers

The current crop of Russian publishers is collectively on the young side, many of them born shortly before the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Then, teething problems were many and the growth path rocky at times. But today these publishers produce nearly 120,000 new titles per year,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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