‘A Light in the Dark’ is a love letter to directors, personal flaws and all

The latest addition to film historian David Thomson’s opinionated take on the film industry is notable for what it says — and what it doesn’t. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-12 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Ilex snaps up Bishopsgate archivists' history of queer love letters

Ilex Press has signed a deal for The Love That Dares: Letters of LGBTQ+ Love & Friendship, collected by Bishopsgate Institute archivists Rachel Smith and Barbara Vesey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 21:04:12 UTC ]
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Anthony Doerr’s ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ is a convoluted love letter to books

Doerr’s first novel since winning a Pulitzer Prize for “All the Light We Cannot See” is full of people thinking big thoughts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassava Republic acquires Mukoma Wa Ngugi's 'love letter to music'

Cassava Republic is to publish Unbury Our Dead, a literary novel by Mukoma Wa Ngugi, described as "a love letter to beauty, music and the imagination". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 07:38:11 UTC ]
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‘First Person Singular’ delves into lost love and strange happenings

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami offers a collection of imaginative short stories with skewed elements that his many fans are sure to applaud. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-04-06 22:11:04 UTC ]
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A love letter to European literature

Aged 15 I got a Christmas job at my local bookshop in Battersea so I could save to go interrailing. My parents’ bookshelves were brimming with mostly Black writers: Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Chester Himes, Terry McMillan, and I was surrounded by ‘consciousness’... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 21:25:59 UTC ]
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What Kurt Vonnegut’s rapturous love letters reveal about him as a writer — and husband

Discovered in his attic, the letters in “Love, Kurt” feel both very private and very important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Salena Godden | 'I was in a very dark place and looking for the light'

"It comes from a place of grieving. I was mourning, I was in a very dark place and looking for the light,” says Salena Godden, the acclaimed performance poet and now novelist, of her blazing début, Mrs Death Misses Death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-15 14:29:09 UTC ]
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Bannon, Biden, the darkness, and the light

Early yesterday morning, Steve Bannon, the former head of Breitbart and the Trump campaign, was drinking coffee on the deck of a $35-million yacht off the coast of Connecticut—as populist rabble-rousers are wont to do—when federal agents came on board and arrested him. Bannon stands accused of... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-21 12:31:00 UTC ]
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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

Book Reviews Indrajit Bose The author at the Zakir Hussain Delhi College during the Bengali Literary Festival 2018 / Photo courtesy of bitanchakraborty.com Simplicity and quiet elegance never fail to impress us. The effect of a good short story often is... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-21 13:18:37 UTC ]
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GLIBA Director Larry Law's Letter on His Experience Surviving the Coronavirus

Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association executive director Larry Law opens up in a letter to members about his experience with the new coronavirus as a public service. Law is recovering in quarantine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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T S Eliot's letters reveal hidden love for Emily Hale

T S Eliot's love for academic Emily Hale has been confirmed by more than 1,000 letters after 60 years as well as a statement revealing his writing journey in which he declared Hale "would have killed the poet in me". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 12:59:30 UTC ]
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From Jim Mattis, leadership lessons and a love letter to Marine ‘grunts’

The former defense secretary on what guided his decision-making over four decades in the military. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-24 12:19:31 UTC ]
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Coronet to release Love Letter to Europe on Brexit deadline day

Coronet has commissioned a collection of love letters to Europe from contributors including JK Rowling, Neil Gaiman and Pete Townshend, to be published on Brexit deadline day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 14:13:22 UTC ]
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Part Love Letter, Part Cookbook

Dedicated to her lover and muse Dieter Roth, Dorothy Iannone’s handwritten cookbook buzzes with recipes and intimate observations. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2019-07-12 14:00:23 UTC ]
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'Love, Death and Robots' gets a second season on Netflix with a new director

Netflix announced today that its out-there, adult-oriented animated anthology series Love, Death and Robots will be coming back for another season. The show's second go-round will be helmed by supervising director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-11 02:57:00 UTC ]
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CIF Executive Director Roger Blake criticizes letter-of-intent day hoopla

Roger Blake, the executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation, is criticizing schools for going overboard on ceremonies celebrating athletes signing letters of intent in an opinion piece entitled, “The Arms Race of High School Sports.” He said that for a century,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’

As the 11-day Sharjah International Book Fair is formally opened to the public, its chief patron warns of the importance of the 'light' of literature. The post Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Christopher Isherwood's love letters, Hollywood memoirs and more

Hello! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times, and I’ve got some good reading — and listening! — for you over this long weekend. THE BIG STORY Writer Christopher Isherwood and his partner Don Bachardy wrote each other love letters that have been turned into the podcast “The Animals,”... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Books for the Holidays in Paris: Love Letters to a Mistress

Selling well in France, controversial François Mitterand books, love letters for the former president's mistress, are on offer to international publishers. The post Hot Books for the Holidays in Paris: Love Letters to a Mistress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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