Cancer’s Crisis Ordinary

“WHAT IS DIFFICULT is not impossible.” Anne Boyer both writes and proves this maxim in The Undying, her crystalline memoir of illness and the hard knowledge that illness provides. The Undying engages with art from Aelius Aristides to John Donne to Audre Lorde, within an account of the author’s triple-negative breast cancer and the scans […] The post Cancer’s Crisis Ordinary appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

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'Arms' Race: Where We Stand One Year into the Covid-19 Crisis

As we approach the one year anniversary of the first U.S. Covid-19 lockdowns, PW spoke with Columbia University epidemiologist Jeffrey Shaman, who offered a frank assessment of where we stand in our battle against Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bridgerton star Andoh to read An Ordinary Wonder

Adjoa Andoh, who plays Lady Danbury in the hit Netflix series "Bridgerton", is reading the audiobook for An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon, out with Dialogue Books in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At 22, Suleika Jaouad was diagnosed with cancer. Now she’s delivering a hopeful message when we need it the most.

‘Between Two Kingdoms’ shows us not only how to live through a painful time, but also how to live, period. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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As MLK faced a crisis, Kennedy and Nixon made political calculations

Paul and Stephen Kendrick on how King’s 1960 arrest influenced the presidential campaign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

Hardin’s case study of Flint is expressed in a more personal and poetic way than a rigorous investigation could. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Crisis and Changes’: Insights From Beijing OpenBook’s Conference

With physical retail down, 2020 was the first year in which Beijing OpenBook tracked a downturn in the Chinese book market since 2000. The post ‘Crisis and Changes’: Insights From Beijing OpenBook’s Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rupert Murdoch tries to weather News Corp's climate crisis at AGM | The Weekly Beast

News Corp executive chairman says ‘we do not deny climate change’. Plus: ABC rejects Media Watch segmentWhile News Corp’s Australian outlets were waging war against two former prime ministers at home, the New York-based company was holding its first virtual annual general meeting to update its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-20 00:31:56 UTC ]
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Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era

Digiday’s Deep Dive: The Future of Publishing, is a collection of videos and key takeaways from our recent Publishing Summit Worldwide Live . The post Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 15:18:24 UTC ]
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What Do We Owe Our Comunity in a Time of Crisis?

In her first novel published in 14 years, author Julia Alvarez explores grief, isolation, and sisterhood. Afterlife follows Antonia, a writer and retiring English professor, who has just lost her husband Sam. As she reimagines what her life will be without her husband, Antonia also struggles... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Summersdale signs Dr Kaye's cancer diary

Summersdale has signed Doctors Get Cancer Too: A Doctor’s Diary of Life and Recovery from Cancer by Dr Philippa Kaye, featuring a foreword by broadcaster Sara Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Partners with Black Women’s Health Imperative on New Edition of 'The Cancer Journals'

To highlight the publication of the new edition of 'The Cancer Journals' by Penguin Classics, Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Women’s Health Imperative to connect the real-world impact of Audre Lorde’s work with the community that influenced it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The eeriness of an orange sky, and the familiar lack of a climate crisis connection 

On Wednesday, the sky over the Bay Area turned orange. The visual was alien, yet the cause—rampant wildfires, accelerated by climate change—was very much a this-world problem. “Some folks said it felt like living on the next planet over, the red one,” Steve Rubenstein and Michael Cabanatuan... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Cape signs Lyster on global water crisis

Jonathan Cape has signed a “radical” in-depth exploration of the global water crisis by South African journalist Rosa Lyster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The context for the crisis: A Q&A with Penny Abernathy

For years, Penny Muse Abernathy—the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism—has been studying the disintegration of journalism’s traditional business model, mapping losses of physical newsrooms across the United States. The current financial... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-19 12:57:27 UTC ]
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Deep Dive: As crisis continues, publishers see some promising green shoots

Digiday’s Deep Dive: European Publishing is a collection of videos, presenter slides and a guide of key takeaways produced by our editors from the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe Live that provides valuable tips and key insights so you’re prepared for what's to come in publishing. The post Deep... Continue reading at Digiday

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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘Never let a good crisis go to waste’: Publishers set for a second wave of layoffs

"You make short-term cuts, you rightsize the teams and then you build it back up, but that’s what we’ve been doing for years," said one global magazine publisher executive. The post ‘Never let a good crisis go to waste’: Publishers set for a second wave of layoffs appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Scribe will publish Queen's correspondence on 1975 Australia crisis

Scribe will publish The Palace Letters by Professor Jenny Hocking, an exploration of the Australian constitutional crisis of 1975. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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