Alexander Vindman’s faith in democracy remains intact

In the memoir “Here, Right Matters,” Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman defends his decision to report President Trump’s call with Ukraine. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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An Education On Art and Democracy From Toni Morrison

On the lessons one reader gained through reading Toni Morrison's new nonfiction book collecting her essays, speeches, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-10 10:33:01 UTC ]
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English library borrowing plummets while US remains stable

New library borrowing figures from the US show how far England is lagging behind other countries because of its facilities’ falling book stocks, according to new analysis from library campaigner Tim Coates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 08:23:20 UTC ]
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Russell leaves Aitken Alexander for Found

Gillie Russell is leaving Aitken Alexander to join literary agency Found, where she will continue to represent her existing authors and expand the list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 00:55:14 UTC ]
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SPCK bags 'gripping' Tim Farron memoir on politics and faith

SPCK has signed ex-Lib Dem leader Tim Farron’s “gripping” autobiography, detailing how he balanced being a Christian and a Liberal during his political career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 12:23:42 UTC ]
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The message of these ‘civic sermons’: Have faith in your fellow Americans

Eric Liu says the nation needs a “civic religion” to restore its hope and purpose. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-14 12:29:22 UTC ]
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New Books Draw on Faith to Help Redefine Masculinity

Following the #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements, religion and spirituality publishers are addressing issues related to masculinity in new titles geared toward men. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Everything With Words bags democracy guide for first adult book

Indie children’s publisher Everything With Words has landed its first adult book, a “brilliantly funny” guide to democracy by ex-MP Bob Marshall Andrews and illustrator Martin Rowson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-08 09:32:11 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Growing Pains: Meg Medina, and Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Growing up ain’t easy. We talked to the authors of two books about narrating the challenges of surviving the teen years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Moving On From Publishing Executive: The Song Remains the Same

It’s been nearly six years since I took on the very meta role of directing a publication about publishing. It’s been a period of great uncertainty, innovation, and disruption, all of which create a lot of noise, so I always took the job of editor-in-chief of Publishing Executive and Book... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-05-31 19:37:34 UTC ]
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Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?

Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-23 23:20:39 UTC ]
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Huawei devices disappear from Microsoft Store and Best Buy, but remain on Amazon, Newegg

Microsoft appears to have pulled Huawei's Matebook X Pro from its online shelves, and Best Buy, too, has followed suit. Huawei phones and devices are still available from Amazon and Newegg as of this posting, however.Neither the Huawei Matebook X Pro nor the Huawei Matebook 13 appear on... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-05-21 19:24:00 UTC ]
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Cara Wall's New Book Keeps the Faith

Dearly Beloved examines two pastors’ families, lives, and ministry at a Greenwich Village church over four tumultuous decades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith lands daily devotional book by Bear Grylls

Hodder Faith will publish Bear Grylls' new daily devotional book this summer as the explorer shares how his Christian faith has shaped him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alexander and Rooney shortlisted for CLiPPA poetry prize

Five poets, including Kwame Alexander and Rachel Rooney, are shortlisted for this year’s CLiPPA Poetry Award, given annually by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kwamé Alexander on the intersection between his children's books and poetry

Not many writers can say they’ve transitioned from love poems to children’s novels about anthropormorphic jazz musicians like “Duck Ellington.” Poet, educator, New York Times bestselling author Kwamé Alexander has done it all. His newest work, “The Undefeated,” is his “love letter to black... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Putting Faith to Work: Books Address Poverty and Hunger

Four forthcoming titles from religion publishers combine faith with activism against homelessness, poverty, and hunger. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rogers Media Sells All of Its Remaining Magazines

Completing a two-year-long divestment process, Rogers Media, once far and away Canada's largest magazine publisher, will soon pull out of the print media business entirely. The company has reached an agreement to sell all five of its remaining magazines—including 114-year-old news... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alexander joins board for New Writing North

Literary agent Clare Alexander is one of three new trustees to join writers’ development agency New Writing North along with education expert Mike Parker and writer Degna Stone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faith Visits the Dreamside: PW Talks with Jody Houser and M.J. Kim

'Written by Jody Houser with art by M.J. Kim, 'Faith: Dreamside' collects the ongoing adventures of Faith Herbert, aka Zephyr, Valiant Comics’ breakout fangirl-turned-plus-sized superheroine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Comics Will Break Your Heart': PW Talks with Faith Erin Hicks

Eisner Award-winning comics artist Faith Erin Hicks’ first work of young adult prose, 'Comics Will Break Your Heart,' is named after a quote by legendary superhero artist Jack Kirby. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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