A moving portrait of George Floyd, his struggles and his legacy

With hundreds of interviews, Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa piece together Floyd's life before his infamous death. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 12:00:15 UTC ]
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Transworld wins 10-way auction for His Name is George Floyd

Transworld has triumphed in a 10-way auction for His Name is George Floyd by two Washington Post reporters, Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 17:52:20 UTC ]
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How George Floyd's death gave bite to a book called 'Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend'

Ben Philippe pitched "Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend" as a humorous guide. But as the world changed, he allowed himself to explore his own anger. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-26 18:53:10 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anti-racist book sales surge in US and Britain after George Floyd killing

Books by authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge, Ibram X Kendi and Robin DiAngelo are selling out on both sides of the AtlanticBooks tackling racism and white supremacy by authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge, Ijeoma Oluo and Layla F Saad are selling out in Britain in the wake of eight days of protests... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-03 14:40:35 UTC ]
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter’s magical moving portraits could become a reality thanks to Samsung’s AI

No invitation to Hogwarts required. When Harry Potter first comes to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he is stunned to see the portraits that line the school’s storied stone walls move and talk. Thanks to artificial intelligence, that just might be a reality some day.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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'Moving' portrait of Bellany marriage to Sandstone

Scottish indie Sandstone Press is to publish a personal memoir by Helen Bellany of her life with the artist John Bellany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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George Saunders | 'My goal is not to be smart, not to show off, but to move my reader'

The Folio Prize-winning writer takes a single moment from american history and conjures his spellbinding first full-length fiction Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Move Books Moves Forward

Middle grade books aimed at boys tout adventure, humor, and a dash of mayhem. (Sponsored). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

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Michael Jackson and Bob Fosse owe their moves to a man named Bubbles

John W. Bubbles was the father of rhythm tap, but the dancer is little known. A new biography explores his life and contribution to the arts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Kellyanne Conway Accuses George Conway Of Cheating On Her — With Twitter

Donald Trump's former White House adviser admits in her new memoir that she had a hard time competing with her husband's "new fling." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-05-19 20:47:28 UTC ]
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A Portrait of an Angry Young Woman Set in Contemporary India

Naheed Phiroze Patel’s debut novel Mirror Made of Rain follows Noomi Wadia, an indignant young woman raised in a Parsi family in India, through a world that is keen to control women and safeguard long-established pecking orders. Since her childhood, Noomi has had a difficult relationship with... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Probably Ruby’ offers an authentic portrait of transracial adoption

Lisa Bird-Wilson's debut novel revolves around a Métis girl adopted by a White family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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George Pérez, Who Gave New Life to Wonder Woman, Dies at 67

Working for both Marvel and DC, he created comic book series that brought superheroes together, and was co-creator of The New Teen Titans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Bookish Legacy of Marcus Garvey

Black Classics Press founder W. Paul Coates on the legacy of Marcus Garvey in publishing and bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An eye-opening portrait of bin Laden, drawn from his personal files

Based on documents recovered from his compound, Nelly Lahoud argues that al-Qaeda and its leader were greatly diminished after 9/11. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Toy Fair New York Makes a Move to Fall

The Toy Association, the trade group serving the $32.6 billion toy industry, has announced that Toy Fair New York will return after its Covid hiatus, but not until September 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ukrainian author Yevgenia Belorusets presents a portrait of a traumatized community

The Ukrainian characters in "Lucky Breaks" are displaced by a war that has been raging for years. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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