Chris Mould | 'I always drew, but nobody told me where that could go'

The very first text Chris Mould illustrated as a student was George Orwell’s allegorical novel Animal Farm. The young Mould was given Orwell’s text at art school and told to come up with 10 or so drawings. It seems fitting, then, that 30-odd years later Mould was commissioned by Faber to come up with a new version for today’s children and young people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 08:57:55 UTC ]
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Lawyer Chris Murphy portrayed as 'past it' by News Corp columnist, defamation hearing told

Annette Sharp suggested solicitor ‘is too old and deaf and can’t even get to court’, barrister saysThe high-profile Sydney criminal lawyer Chris Murphy was portrayed by a newspaper columnist as being “past it, decrepit and over the hill”, his defamation hearing has been told.The meaning... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-16 05:46:43 UTC ]
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A Drew for Every Mood: Which Nancy Drew PC Game Is For You?

While you wait for Midnight in Salem's release, choose your favorite book genre and find something to play among these older Nancy Drew PC games. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Now that you’ve read ‘The Last Thing He Told Me,’ let’s talk about the ending

Laura Dave’s suspense novel is impossible to put down. But how satisfying is that conclusion? Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Chris Matthews’ new book catalogues his front-row seat to history

The former ‘Hardball’ host has proven insight into politics, but this volume doesn’t dig deep Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali’s ‘Rumble In the Jungle’ Told with Photos and Comics

PW talks with writer JD Morvan about 'Muhammad Ali, Kinshasa 1974,' a new graphic work using photographs and comics to retell the story of The Rumble in the Jungle, Ali's 1974 title bout with George Foreman in the Republic of Congo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI16: Booksellers Told to Prepare for Constant Disruption

Author Brené Brown offered the keynote talk on the final day of the ABA's Winter Institute and urged booksellers to improve their communication skills and not to anticipate a return to normalcy, but to prepare for a future of constant disruption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Memoir About Queer Identity, Told One Gay Bar at a Time

In his new memoir, “Gay Bar,” Jeremy Atherton Lin documents his personal history and the history of queer identity by exploring gay bars around the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-09 10:00:09 UTC ]
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400 years of the African American experience, told by a ‘choir’ of Black voices

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain gather activists and scholars to write a group history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘The Hare’ is a richly told tale of female resilience

Melanie Finn’s fourth novel tells the story of an orphan who makes her way in the woods of Vermont. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Verizon Fios subscribers in Baltimore area told they could lose WBAL and NBC programs | COMMENTARY

Verizon right to carry programming from Hearst TV stations expires Midnight December 31. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham on Social Media, Black Futurity, and the Archive

Writers Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have edited and brought forth to the world Black Futures, a visually-stunning mixed-media anthology that threads together different facets of Black culture and thought by some of today’s most esteemed poets, artists, academics, and creatives. At its heart,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Familiar Fauci anecdotes, told with a Brooklyn accent

Michael Specter’s audiobook brings the immediacy of voices to the scientist’s story. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees heard at a Frankfurt Book Fair session on improving diversity and addressing inequalities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chris Rock on Joining Fargo and Avoiding ‘the Eddie Murphy Handbook’ for Black Comics

For Chris Rock, who has spent his career trying to avoid what he calls "the Eddie Murphy handbook" that Hollywood has for breakout Black comedians, Fargo was the perfect opportunity. Season 4 of FX's anthology crime series, inspired by the 1996 film, is set in 1950 Kansas City, where the head of... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Bestselling Author Don Winslow Reveals ‘The Greatest Lie Donald Trump Ever Told’

Winslow has a blunt reminder for Trump's supporters ahead of Election Day. Continue reading at HuffPost

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HarperCollins signs history of Britain told through ONS figures

HarperCollins has signed a history of Britain by Boris Starling with David Bradbury, told through figures from the Office for National Statistics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Unconventional Love Story, Told In Trinidadian Dialect

Ingrid Persaud made the grandest of debuts in the literary world by winning the BBC Short Story Award in 2018 with “The Sweet Sop,” the first short story she ever wrote. After this extremely auspicious beginning, the Trinidad-born writer, whose resume includes stints in legal academia and art... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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'Invest money in podcasts to reap greatest benefits,' publishers told

Publishers have been urged to put their money where their mics are when it comes to podcasting, to reap the most benefits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Bolton’s book is full of startling revelations he should have told us sooner

The former national security adviser indicts Trump’s foreign policy, while painting himself as a hero. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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