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 the PEN Center USA fiction award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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BEA 2014: Man of Many Voices: Eric Bogosian

“Characters are everything,” says New York Obie-winning actor and writer Eric Bogosian. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: IBPA Reveals 2014 Benjamin Franklin Winners

At a gala awards ceremony at New York University's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, the Independent Book Publishers Association named the Gold winners for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize “excellence in book editorial and design.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2014 PW BEA Show Daily, May 29, 2014

Read the complete PW BEA Show Daily for May 29, 2014. News from BookExpo America 2014, author interviews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: BEA Every Way

America’s premier book event, BookExpo America, continues to evolve, and is in every way reflective of the evolving industry it serves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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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Hunting down Nazi war criminals in the United States

Debbie Cenziper focuses on “the Trawniki men,” trained in Poland to commit mass murder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How a Voice of Female Gen X Anxiety Spends Her Sundays

Ada Calhoun had a rough year. Fortunately, the process of writing her latest book prepared her for it. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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

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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

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The female spies who helped liberate World War II France

Sarah Rose recounts the bravery and sacrifices of 39 British women in the lead-up to D-Day. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What is women's writing? Publishing insiders discuss power of female voices

Writers and editors explored what it means to be a woman in the literary world at an Emily Books event in Brooklyn: ‘The industry is mostly female, but male-run’“We’ll have a definitive answer of what women’s writing is by the end of this.”Emily Gould, novelist and founder of Emily Books, was... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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BEA: women execs explore female leadership

Penguin president Madeline McIntosh, Harper s.v.p. and director of creative development Lisa Sharkey, and Pearson Learning Services president Bethlam Forsa contemplated how they got to where they are and prospects for other women’s rise to the top in a Book Expo America panel on Thursday (28th)... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: UCLA Historian Peter Baldwin on the 'Copyright Wars'

PW catches up with UCLA history professor Peter Baldwin, whose new book, The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of TransAtlantic Battle, looks at copyright's complex past, and uncertain future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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