#verso

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Verso snares Hwang Sok-Yong's imprisonment memoir

Verso is to publish the memoir of Korean novelist Hwang Sok-Yong, which details the years he spent in a Seoul Detention Centre.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 09:32:52 UTC ]
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Surviving the Discomfort: A Conversation with Claudia Rankine

CLAUDIA RANKINE’S Just Us: An American Conversation completes a vital trilogy that includes Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric. Rankine’s fluid artistry is complex and human. Twenty-one intimate, and collaborative, essays, in verso and recto format, swerve... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-09-21 12:30:23 UTC ]
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Izumi Suzuki, counterculture icon and SF legend, will finally be published in English in 2021.

Izumi Suzuki, whose works of science fiction have earned her a special place in Japanese counterculture, will soon make her English-language debut with a story collection whose synopsis sounds almost unbearably cool. Verso Books will publish Terminal Boredom, a short story collection, in April... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-04 16:26:09 UTC ]
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Verso scoops 'provocative analysis of female desire'

Verso is to publish Katherine Angel's latest work, Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again, exploring female desire in the context of the Me Too era. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-23 15:54:18 UTC ]
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Two from Verso on Bread & Roses Award shortlist

Verso has two books on the shortlist for the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2020, administered by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 00:47:19 UTC ]
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You can download these books about police violence for free right now.

If the widespread protests of unchecked, racist police violence have spurred you to read more about the deep-rooted and systemic problems with policing in this country, here’s an excellent place to start: Haymarket Books, University of Chicago Press, and Verso Books have each made an essential... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-03 14:35:35 UTC ]
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Weird, Funny, Delicious Books Wanted: A Conversation with Emma Ramadan, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Emma Ramadan is a literary translator based in Providence, Rhode Island, where she is the co-owner of Riffraff, a bookstore and bar. She is the recipient of an NEA Translation Fellowship, a PEN/Heim grant, and a Fulbright... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 18:20:27 UTC ]
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More Norwegian Family Scandal: A Conversation with Vigdis Hjorth

PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH for the first time by Verso Books, Will and Testament is the latest novel from Vigdis Hjorth, one of Norway’s leading writers. Told from the perspective of Bergljot, a theater critic estranged from her parents and siblings, the narrative is centered around the inheritance of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-11-21 20:00:35 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-17 16:53:18 UTC ]
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What the Left Can Learn from the Right About Winning Elections

IN 1988, Verso Books published a collection of writings by cultural theorist Stuart Hall titled The Hard Road to Renewal: Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left. Hall’s work examined the socio-economic conditions and discursive tactics that led to the ascendance of Margaret Thatcher as an... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-13 17:00:24 UTC ]
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Facebook wants some regulation—at least on brand safety

Facebook welcomes a little regulation, at least if it helps end its brand-safety problems. “We want regulation in the areas of brand safety and content moderation,” said Carolyn Everson, vice president of global marketing solutions, speaking on Tuesday at an event kicking off the Global... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-19 11:21:19 UTC ]
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Cannes Briefing: Facebook wants to regain trust (and change the topic)

Facebook's Carolyn Everson says the company is happy to talk about brand safety if the advertiser wants to. Other Cannes highlights include more celebrity sightings and expensive juice. The post Cannes Briefing: Facebook wants to regain trust (and change the topic) appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-06-19 04:01:44 UTC ]
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Facebook warns that it can’t fully solve the toxic content problem

Facebook Inc. is under pressure to rid its site of hate speech and fake news but warned it can’t build a platform impervious to human nature. “This is not a fully solvable problem,” Carolyn Everson, a vice president responsible for marketing at the social media giant, said on a panel Tuesday at... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:37:03 UTC ]
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Anti-Fascisting

Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life was published by Verso Books on April 30, 2019, and has been hailed, by Malcolm Harris, as “the left’s… Continue reading at 'The New Inquiry'

[ The New Inquiry | 2019-05-30 12:27:23 UTC ]
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