Author Don Winslow on the border wall: 'It will do absolutely no good'

Don Winslow, bestselling author of 13 crime and mystery novels, brought some energy to the Los Angeles Times newsroom during the Festival of Books. In a video interview with The Times, he spoke about politics and the situation at the U.S. border, labeling President Trump’s proposed wall “a ridiculous... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Don Winslow on the border wall: 'It will do absolutely no good'

Don Winslow, bestselling author of 13 crime and mystery novels, brought some energy to the Los Angeles Times newsroom during the Festival of Books. In a video interview with The Times, he spoke about politics and the situation at the U.S. border, labeling President Trump’s proposed wall “a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst UK wants all of its brands to have Good Housekeeping’s authority in product testing

The Good Housekeeping Institute set the precedent for Hearst UK and the new Hearst Institute is looking to replicate those successes across all its brands. The post Hearst UK wants all of its brands to have Good Housekeeping’s authority in product testing appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-08-03 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Don Winslow Reveals ‘The Greatest Lie Donald Trump Ever Told’

Winslow has a blunt reminder for Trump's supporters ahead of Election Day. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-09 08:34:11 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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Dystopian authors reflect on our dystopian border

“We write dystopian stories to be cautionary tales, not instruction manuals,” says Neal Shusterman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-14 18:14:39 UTC ]
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The rise of robot authors: is the writing on the wall for human novelists?

Artificial intelligence can now write fiction and journalism. But does it measure up to George Orwell – and can it report on Brexit?Will androids write novels about electric sheep? The dream, or nightmare, of totally machine-generated prose seemed to have come one step closer with the recent... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Border Patrol Agent-Turned-Author Meets Protests in California

Activists have interrupted Francisco Cantú's tour for his buzzed-about new book 'The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border,' after descending upon a reading the author did in San Francisco. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Don Winslow on Loyalty and Crooked Cops

Brian Koppelman sits down with Don Winslow, author of books including The Death and Life of Bobby Z, The Cartel, and most recently The Force. They discuss The Force, honor and loyalty, crooked cops, and Don’s writing process. Don also explains how he wrote his first novel, the war on drugs, and... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Bawdy Jokes, Good Advice at Adult Author Breakfast

Comedian Whitney Cummings hosted novelists Stephen King and his son Owen, Claire Messud, Jesmyn Ward, astronaut Scott Kelly, and former White House photographer Pete Souza at the BookExpo Adult Author's Breakfast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian children's author Mem Fox 'left sobbing' by US border control

Leading Australian children’s book writer Mem Fox has said she felt “physically assaulted” after being detained and questioned by border control agents at Los Angeles airport. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winslow to Co-Author First Novel from Michael Mann Books

The first project in the pipeline for the just-announced Michael Mann Books is a new novel by Don Winslow. 'The Cartel' author will co-create a book, with Mann, about the American mobsters Tony Accardo and Sam Giancana. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors without borders

While self-publishers have many resources to choose from in their home language markets, selling rights abroad is altogether more difficult. Ahead of tomorrow’s Author Day, Porter Anderson looks at how indie writers can go global.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry

The real beneficiary of the DIY book boom is the publishing industry itself. The post Self-Publishing Is Good for You … and Authors and the Book Industry appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newspaper Pay Walls Are A Good Thing - Here's Why

Newspaper publishers struggle to successfully monetize their online content, and they are not getting any help from journalism schools, despite the fact that these are the very institutions preparing young people to enter the shrinking field and the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Update on New Leaf Authors

The Guild says it met with the agency's leadership on May 18 and was assured of transition plans to support a number of authors who were recently dropped by the agency following the departure of agent Jordan Hamessley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 22:41:09 UTC ]
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The Good Book's Not So Good Numbers

The 'State of the Bible' finds reading frequency is slumping although the use of apps and listening to audio versions of Scripture is on the rise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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