A former nurse calls out the lack of compassion in health care

Delays and indifference made her battle with cancer even more stressful, Theresa Brown writes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 12:00:23 UTC ]
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Mona Awad’s struggles with chronic pain and the health-care system fuel her new novel

‘All’s Well’ is a darkly comic tale of a suffering theater professor and a troubled production of Shakespeare. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-06 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Glass’s ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ powerfully describes what it means to be a health-care worker

Glass’s protagonist, like the author, is a nurse, veering between the emotional highs and enervating lows of emergency medicine. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Arguing for a right to life, liberty, happiness and health care

After his own medical nightmare, Timothy Snyder rages against the U.S. health system. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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We need to call out the lack of support and erasure of Black British voices

Using terms such as BAME and PoC makes it harder to call out the lack of support and erasure of Black British voices (often working class and male) from festivals, prizes, agencies and organisations set up by non-Black PoC in the name of ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 05:56:06 UTC ]
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Top of The List: Health care IT companies

What are the largest health care IT companies in Nashville? We ranked Nashville's health care IT companies by number of local-area IT employees. To view the top five and see which one tops the List, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville's top health care IT... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-16 11:50:29 UTC ]
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He critiqued a callous health-care system. Then he experienced it firsthand.

Arthur Kleinman describes the challenges of caring for his wife after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-08 13:53:36 UTC ]
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NAIBA Booksellers Talk Education, Health Care, and the Bottom Line

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association members gathered in Baltimore on April 25 for discussions about bookseller education, health care, and finances for independent bookstores across the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System

Raymond Chandler, the crime novelist, in 1946. One of his short stories, “It’s All Right — He Only Died,” was recently discovered and published by Strand Magazine, a literary quarterly. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Calling Call Me Ishmael

As chronicled in the Kickstarter video above, the Call Me Ishmael (CMI) project is ingeniously simple: People dial in to 774-325-0503, leave a message about a favorite book, and CMI produces the simplest YouTube video in the world, showing a manual typewriter typing the caller’s words. That’s... Continue reading at Slate

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The IAB Calls Ad Blocking 'Highway Robbery' and Ramps Up Its Call to Arms

Scott Cunningham, svp at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and general manager of the IAB Tech Lab, told Adweek after a press conference today that he's been privy to ad-blocking data from major publishers that have recently begun using software that detects ad blocking. Pressed to characterize... Continue reading at AdWeek

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In these gloomy, divisive times, does anyone care about books? I do.

Books emphasize interiority, encourage empathy, require thought and are meant to foster rational argument -- things we all need. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 Books To Read for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Day. Recognize it by picking up some of these nonfiction and fiction titles about living with mental illness, including Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-03 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers

Oleksander Afonin presents 'Books from Ukraine,' asking the world book publishing industry to support Ukrainian publishers. The post Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-22 14:28:23 UTC ]
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Delia Ephron’s Memoir Could Be Called ‘Love, Loss and Love Again’

In “Left on Tenth,” the veteran author looks back on a series of life-altering events, including a whirlwind romance at the age of 72. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Let’s call April mystery book month. Here’s what I’d read.

Two outstanding examples that daringly upend familiar conventions are Andre Bjerke’s “The Lake of the Dead" and Masahiro Imamura’s “Death Among the Undead." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-06 13:00:44 UTC ]
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A Call to Southern Writers: Register People to Vote at Literary Events

Dear Literary Community, We write to you from the Texas and North Carolina chapters of Writers for Democratic Action, a national organization committed to “bringing together the literary community to demand racial and economic justice, champion suffrage for all people, oppose impediments to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-21 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Barr calls prospect of Trump running for president again ‘dismaying,’ says GOP should ‘look forward’ to others

In a new book, “One Damn Thing After Another,” the former attorney general takes shot after shot at Trump, especially over his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic and his false claims that the election was stolen from him. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-27 16:53:59 UTC ]
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