BookExpo 2018: Rep. John Lewis, the Saga Continues

In the March trilogy, Congressman John Lewis, a renowned figure in the history of the civil rights movement and American social justice, and congressional staffer Andrew Aydin, Lewis’s digital director and policy adviser, wrote a graphic memoir about the struggle for racial justice. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Sara Franklin: ‘At the Table with Edna Lewis’

Before Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, or Food Network star Ina Garten, there was Edna Lewis (1916–2006). The granddaughter of former slaves, she gained renown for her cooking and cookbooks that revived refined Southern cooking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis will publish 'Run,' a follow-up to 'March,' in August

Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir series for young readers, “March,” about his civil rights work with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a trilogy. But a new book, “Run,” is coming, and more are on the way. Lewis, a civil rights hero, won the National Book Award for “March: Book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis' 'March Book Two' Coming in 2015

Top Shelf has released the cover art for 'March Book Two,' the much-anticipated second volume of Civil Rights legend John Lewis’ three-volume graphic memoir. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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John Lewis’s final meditations on activism, spirituality, politics and love

From a civil rights icon, reflections on history and advice for today’s activists. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Eddie’s Boy,’ by Thomas Perry, continues the saga of a retired hit man who can’t escape his past

One of Perry’s unique talents is his ability to tell the same story over and over again, while finding ways to make it fresh and absorbing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Praising the life of John Lewis, and skipping the complexities

Jon Meacham highlights the late civil rights leader’s determination and decency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis

Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

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His Book Is a Bestseller, But John Bolton's Legal Fight Continues

John Bolton's book 'The Room Where It Happened' is a bestseller, but the author's legal fight against the government is not over. In a July 16 motion, the former U.S. National Security Adviser, who still faces an effort to seize his royalties, has asked a federal court in Washington, D.C., to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Popularity of Audiobooks Continues to Grow

At BookExpo Online, the APA's executive director, Michele Cobb, will be joined by Chris Lynch from Simon & Schuster, Cathy Forrest from HarperCollins, and Michael Anderle from LMBPN to discuss the state of the audio industry and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Crowley continues an uncharacteristically prolific period with the singular ‘And Go Like This’

This is Crowley’s first collection of short fiction since 2004’s “Novelties & Souvenirs.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: John Cena Revs Up for Elbow Grease’s Return

With his sonorous voice and stately stature, wrestler, actor, and rapper John Cena has long been a commanding presence in multiple entertainment venues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: How Far Will John Hodgman Go for Fame?

John Hodgman is an unlikely guy to become famous, and he knows it. “Anyone who has looked at my face knows that my destiny was not to be in film. I can only play villains and creeps because I look weird on camera,” he says. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Cindy Heidemann, PW’s Rep of the Year

For Cindy Heidemann, a field sales representative for Publishers Group West and Two Rivers (part of Ingram Publisher Services), reps are “enablers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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