A migrant child’s long journey to Gringolandia

In his memoir, poet Javier Zamora recounts in gripping detail his boyhood travels from El Salvador to the United States. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-22 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Sexual abuse casts a long shadow in Ian McEwan’s ‘Lessons’

Sexually abused by his piano teacher, a boy struggles to reclaim his life in Ian McEwan's new novel "Lessons." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-20 15:52:11 UTC ]
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A Visible Man by Edward Enninful review – the long road to Vogue

A refreshingly intimate account of Enninful’s rise from refugee status to editor-in-chiefEdward Enninful’s memoir gives the impression of someone in perpetual motion. He has, after all, made the journey from refugee to the hallowed offices of Condé Nast, becoming the editor-in-chief who brought... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-15 10:00:43 UTC ]
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The remarkable career, and long-hidden pain, of satirist Art Buchwald

The celebrated humor columnist skewered the powerful, and secretly battled depression, for decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-09 10:00:13 UTC ]
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The graphic memoir of an Apple Valley 'Afro-Punk' mirrors cross-racial journeys like mine

James Spooner's 'The High Desert' chronicles a journey into punk as a Black teeen's escape from exurbia. It's a more common story than you'd think Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-25 13:00:59 UTC ]
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A Culinary Journey: Close-Up on Hardie Grant and Quadrille Cookbooks

PW caught up with the team at Hardie Grant and Quadrille to talk about their current and upcoming cooking titles; why readers love cooking with physical books; and about how quality recipe books promise readers new knowledge, culinary adventure, and escape to places and cultures beyond their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From child gossip columnist to acclaimed author: K-Ming Chang’s search for the truth

The 24-year-old’s debut novel Bestiary gained plaudits in 2020. Now her love of fairy tales and queer literature has led to a collection of short storiesK-Ming Chang’s origins as a writer can be traced back to when she was approximately eight years old. At school in California, she would amuse... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-17 08:32:12 UTC ]
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Jennette McCurdy opens up child stardom in her memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy's memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died has garnered attention for both its shocking title and her relationship with her abusive mother Debra. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-08-16 14:00:59 UTC ]
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What’s the point of Saudi Arabia’s giant sideways desert skyscraper? ‘A big, long symbol of power’

A linear city in the desert is a provocative vision of the city of the future—but it’s been tried before. Saudi Arabia’s proposal for a 105-mile-long building called the Line has all the stuff of a science fiction paperback. The stark desert setting. The kingdom in control of vast amounts of one... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-08-04 04:30:19 UTC ]
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A geologist’s journey from the terrestrial to the celestial

Examining the rocks of the Earth and the mysteries of space, Lindy Elkins-Tanton also plumbs the meaning of her life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-29 12:00:49 UTC ]
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Long Island library board comes to its senses and reverses ban on children’s Pride displays.

Following the recent onslaught of attacks on LGBTQ+ rights across the nation, the Smithtown Library Board of Trustees passed a resolution on June 21st to remove all Pride month displays from their children’s sections across all four buildings in the library’s district. The New York Library... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-24 15:19:59 UTC ]
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A Daughter, Her Father and the Long-Gone Poet Who Brought Them Together

In her memoir “Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me,” Ada Calhoun set out to write a poet’s biography and found a connection to her father instead. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-09 09:00:19 UTC ]
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Book to Film and Back: 'Star Child' Returns to Print with A24

Indie entertainment company A24's publishing division is bringing Claire A. Nivola's 2014 picture book 'Star Child' back into print in a redesigned and expanded edition; the book was prominently featured in the 2021 film 'C’mon C’mon,' written and directed by Mike Mills. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Black Mirror' season is in the works after a long hiatus

It seems Black Mirror is making a comeback. Three years after the fifth season of the sci-fi anthology series arrived, Variety reports that Netflix has greenlit a sixth season.Details are scant for now, though it seems casting is in progress for a season that's expected to have more episodes... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-05-16 14:22:10 UTC ]
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A Canadian Journalist Goes Undercover as an Afghan Refugee on a Journey to Europe

Matthieu Aikins’s olive complexion, dark hair, and ambiguous features means that he is often mistaken as a local in Afghanistan and the Middle East where he has lived since 2008. In his non-fiction book The Naked Don’t Fear the Water, the Japanese Canadian journalist goes undercover as an Afghan... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The King’s Shadow,’ a Long Forgotten Spy Returns to the Spotlight

Edmund Richardson’s latest book revisits the tale of Charles Masson, a runaway British soldier who reinvented himself as an archaeologist and a spy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-05 15:57:24 UTC ]
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On Surviving a Journey Across the Sahara (and Other Impossibilities)

In the memoir North to Paradise, Ousman Umar tells the story of his migration from rural Ghana to urban Europe, a five-year journey that took him across 11 countries. These years are so eventful and rife with suffering that just one could be a book unto itself: Ousman is exploited in Accra;... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-10 09:50:30 UTC ]
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Amy Bloom documents her heart-wrenching journey to help her husband end his life

In Amy Bloom's memoir, she writes of her husband's Alzheimer's diagnosis and all that followed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-08 13:00:45 UTC ]
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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ had an exceptionally strange journey to cinematic glory

George Miller, Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy look back at the making of an epic in Kyle Buchanan's "Blood, Sweat & Chrome." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-22 14:23:52 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: The decades-long fight to bring live television to deaf audiences

The Silent Era of cinema was perhaps its most equitable with both hearing and hearing-impaired viewers able to enjoy productions alongside one another, but with the advent of "talkies," deaf and hard-of-hearing American's found themselves largely excluded from this new dominant entertainment... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-01-29 16:30:45 UTC ]
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