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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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

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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

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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history

A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 07:14:51 UTC ]
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Democracy overboard: Rupert Murdoch's long war on Australian politics | Kevin Rudd

Australia has become a dangerously complacent country, dancing to the reactionary tune of the Murdoch pressAustralia has become the complacent country. Complacent about its future economic competitiveness. Complacent about climate change. Complacent about how to navigate our future in the region... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-06 20:00:48 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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Writer and physicist Alan Lightman finds room for science and spirituality

An interview with the MIT Astrophysicist and novelist at this year's Boston Book Festival, including excerpts and a link to the full interview.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Stephen Prothero Examines the Culture Wars, Past and Present

In 'Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars,' Stephen Prothero narrates the history of the American culture wars from the country's founding through today, with some interesting revelations along the way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Scribd, HarperCollins deal casts long digital shadow

Whether publishers want it or not, the Netflix model is coming to the book business.The San Francisco startup Scribd, best known as a site for posting PDFs of documents, announced Tuesday it is launching a multi-platform digital book subscription service that will provide access to a wide range... Continue reading at Crains New York

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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

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E.L. James’s Long Shadow May Linger over Frankfurt

It was the talk of the London Book Fair. Then it was the talk of the summer. Then it became the book news story of the year. The Fifty Shades series—an originally self-published erotica written as Twilight fan fiction—was too new a phenomenon in April, when the London Book Fair was underway, to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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‘We’re Looking at a New Cold War’: A Conversation with Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, and Shattered Peace:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sue Miller’s ‘Monogamy’ interrogates what it means to be faithful over the course of a long marriage

Miller’s skillfulness turns a familiar plot into an original story that reflects the real-life complexity of relationships. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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