A view of Syria’s civil war, from Assad’s inner circle

A high-level defector helps Sam Dagher explain the brutal conflict and the president’s role in it. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:37:45 UTC ]
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A view of Syria’s civil war, from Assad’s inner circle

A high-level defector helps Sam Dagher explain the brutal conflict and the president’s role in it. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:37:45 UTC ]
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Publishing is Another Victim of Syria’s Civil War

Syria's civil war has decimated the local publishing business, all-but-ending the printing and sale of new books, and forcing many publishers authors to emigrate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A shocking image of Syria's brutal war – a war that will continue regardless | Jonathan Jones

Even the most horrific photos are not able to prevent wars happening, they remain decoration for our conscienceThis week the Guardian published the kind of picture that deserves to change the world. The front page of Thursday's print edition was dominated by an epic scene of human suffering,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive’s Literary Civil War

The beloved online athenaeum just lost a big court case. Librarians fear it’ll make ebooks less accessible. So why are some writers cheering? Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2023-03-31 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The Next Civil War Reads Like Dystopian Realism

The warnings about political violence in Stephen Marche's latest book are like something out of science fiction. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2022-05-06 16:00:00 UTC ]
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The Civil War’s financial battles

The North's modern economy and wartime financial innovations all but guaranteed victory, Roger Lowenstein argues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-01 12:00:59 UTC ]
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In ‘New York, My Village,’ the long shadow of Nigeria’s civil war is impossible to escape

Uwem Akpan’s novel follows Ekong — whose name means war — as he travels to the United States. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-02 17:31:46 UTC ]
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William Collins signs Iduma's Nigerian Civil War study

William Collins has signed a “deeply poignant and personal” investigation into the Nigerian Civil War by Emmanuel Iduma. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 01:50:43 UTC ]
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Wayétu Moore Escapes a Civil War in Liberia. In America, She Encounters a New Kind of Danger.

“The Dragons, the Giant, the Women” is a migration memoir of separations, relocations and reunions. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-02 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Paulette Jiles returns to the Civil War era with the romantic western ‘Simon and the Fiddler’

The novel is sweeter than Jiles’s previous work but no less attentive to the texture of the American Southwest. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-14 15:57:54 UTC ]
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Alan Lightman’s ‘Three Flames’ examines the long shadow of Cambodia’s civil war

In a country that has suffered so much, it turns out to be the women in this novel who suffer the most. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-11 22:29:40 UTC ]
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A Contrarian View: War & Military History 2019–2020

These titles challenge prevailing wisdom and hardened consensus to consider the necessities, mistakes, and tragedies of war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Under the Wire review – fearsome account of war reporting in Syria

War photographer Paul Conroy is magnetic as he untangles the nuances of his profession in this screen version of his memoirChristopher Martin’s film is an urgent documentary version of Under the Fire, the memoir published by war photographer Paul Conroy about his friendship and professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: The Civil War Through a Graphic Kaleidoscope

Using graphic books to teach, or to lure a more visual reader to books, is nothing new, but "Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War," by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and Ari Kelman, seems destined to resonate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Has Become a Civil War, says Prominent UK Editor

Traditional vs. self-publishing has become a Civil War, says Philip Gwyn Jones, who will the topic at today's London Book Fair. The post Publishing Has Become a Civil War, says Prominent UK Editor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Civil War of Words

Hachette was smart to take its dispute with Amazon public, turning it into a war of words and choosing the battlefield where they have the natural advantage. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: A Civil War Female Voice: Laird Hunt

An obscure but fascinating aspect of the Civil War, when hundreds of women disguised as men enlisted in the army as Union soldiers to fight, is at the heart of Neverhome (Little, Brown; Sept.) by Laird Hunt, the author of five novels and a collection of short stories and a two-time finalist for... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Civil Wars

There is a revolution afoot in publishing, but it might not be what you think. As the print vs. digital battle continues to play out, self-publishing continues to gain momentum and influence in the industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on children’s books: a restricted view of a wide world | Editorial

Almost a third of school-age children are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. But they will still struggle to find characters who resemble themselvesBooks can show us the world both as it is, and as it could be – “mirrors and windows”, as the author Malorie Blackman notes. For... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists for the 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

The Finalists for 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced today. They include books published in 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-25 15:20:11 UTC ]
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