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'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-11-04 20:00:59 UTC ]
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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

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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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

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-02 12:00:33 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:49:35 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-11 12:16:42 UTC ]
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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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Waterstones will emerge from crisis despite shopper caution, Daunt tells IPG

Shoppers will be cautious about returning to the high street but Waterstones will emerge from the coronavirus crisis and eventually have a wider range of shops, the firm's c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 12:12:46 UTC ]
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Blackwell's to close five university branches following Covid-19 crisis

Blackwell's is closing five of its university campus branches to "protect the future health" of its business following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Comedy in a crisis

How good it was to be forced to read some funny novels in the early days of the virus crisis. A judge’s lot in the Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction - for which the shortlist was announced last week - is usually a happy one. True, it is also a reminder that humour on the page needs... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Crisis Below the Surface: How the Pandemic Weighs on Women in Publishing

Recently, a colleague experienced an irksome response from a coworker when she could not meet with him at short notice. She felt frustrated that he seemed to show little compassion or understanding when she’s currently balancing a full-time job and homeschooling two young children. She’s not... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Daunt rush-publishes Fisher crisis cooking classic

Daunt Books Publishing is rush-publishing How to Cook a Wolf, MFK Fisher’s classic book on shopping, cooking and eating with courage during a crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Future of Q magazine in doubt as coronavirus crisis hits media

Bauer reviews portfolio of UK titles as pandemic accelerates fall in print advertisingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe music monthly Q is one of 10 magazines that could disappear from newsagents’ shelves as one of the UK’s biggest publishers considers the future of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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