Barbara Kingsolver's 'Demon Copperhead' and the enduring devastation of the opioid crisis

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is just one of many artists from Appalachia who are probing the crisis in their work, while taking pains to ensure that it doesn’t define the region and its people. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-05-17 12:40:39 UTC ]
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Barbara Kingsolver's 'Demon Copperhead' and the enduring devastation of the opioid crisis

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is just one of many artists from Appalachia who are probing the crisis in their work, while taking pains to ensure that it doesn’t define the region and its people. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-05-17 12:40:39 UTC ]
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Reading Pathways: Barbara Kingsolver

If you're new to the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Barbara Kingsolver, these three reads are an ideal entry point into her work. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-11 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

The American author Barbara Kingsolver has become the only writer to win the United Kingdom's Women's Prize for Fiction twice. The post Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-14 18:31:40 UTC ]
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'His Name Is George Floyd,' 'Demon Copperhead' Among 2023 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Novelists Barbara Kingsolver and Hernan Diaz tied for the Fiction prize, and 'Washington Post' journalists Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa's took home the Nonfiction prize at this year's Pulitzer Prize ceremony on May 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lesser-known villains of the opioid crisis: ‘Dealers dressed in suits’

Washington Post reporters Scott Higham and Sari Horwitz focus on the "Big Three" distributors that saturated the country with pain pills. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-22 12:00:22 UTC ]
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Behind West Virginia’s opioid crisis, an addiction to money

Reporter Eric Eyre exposes the people and companies that flooded the state with pills. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-23 10:39:28 UTC ]
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7 Ways Libraries Are Combatting the Opioid Crisis

Anti-opioid programming is important for inclusion, awareness, and even life-saving. Here are 7 ways libraries are combatting the opioid crisis. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:35:59 UTC ]
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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver: first major novel to take on Trump

Nonfiction writers began publishing books about Donald Trump even before Sean Spicer could start lying for him. Fiction writers, though, have been slower to incorporate the Mogul into their work. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recovering from a workplace crisis, with ideas for fixing our civic crisis

Anne-Marie Slaughter shares how she examined her own behavior, flaws and biases. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Brittney Griner Didn’t Owe Us Anything. Her New Memoir Is Devastating.

The WNBA star does not hold back in her account of her Russian detainment and its aftermath. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2024-05-04 09:55:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Walters’s Wardrobe Was For Sale This Week in NYC

Women in media recently had a chance to browse and buy clothes owned by the trailblazing TV news anchor. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-15 09:04:32 UTC ]
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Erik Larson Is Confronting History’s Demons

The bestselling author’s latest, ‘The Demon of Unrest,’ documents the tense five-month period leading up to the American Civil War Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Erik Larson Is Confronting History’s Demons

The bestselling author’s latest, ‘The Demon of Unrest,’ documents the tense five-month period leading up to the American Civil War. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Mac turns 40: How Apple Silicon cured its midlife crisis

The Mac, formerly the more austere Macintosh, turns 40 today, putting Apple’s longest-running product squarely in middle age. But like someone who sees the back half of their life approaching and gets in marathon-runner shape, the Mac is in the strongest place it’s been for decades. From a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-24 16:15:20 UTC ]
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No charges laid after man in 'state of crisis' tries to open door mid-flight on Air Canada plane: police

Police said the passenger attempted to open a door, which can't be done at cruising altitude. He was restrained by Air Canada employees during the flight as part of their safety protocols and met with officers once the plane landed at Pearson International Airport shortly after 3 p.m. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-01-21 22:50:31 UTC ]
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Jenna Bush Hager and Her Sister Barbara Discuss Writing Their New Book

The twin sisters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush published their third picture book this week. They sat down to discuss fighting, writing and chosen family. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-09 10:02:26 UTC ]
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Love, grieving, intimacy and enduring war: what is the role now for books and writers in Ukraine? | Charlotte Higgins

The Lviv BookForum was vibrant this year, but still there is the backdrop of conflict and the need to find a place for storytellingLast year’s Lviv BookForum, a literary festival in the elegant western Ukrainian city, was mostly an online affair, held in a basement lecture theatre that might... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-21 05:00:38 UTC ]
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Spotify’s new audiobook streaming could have ‘devastating effect’, says Society of Authors

The industry body says the music giant’s move to make more than 150,000 titles available has not been discussed with authors and may compete with salesThe Society of Authors (SoA) has said it is “deeply concerned” about Spotify’s new audiobook provision. The industry body cited “the devastating... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-11 15:40:05 UTC ]
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