#DignidadLiteraria invites Oprah 'on a mission to repair' after 'American Dirt' fracas

Critics of "American Dirt" invited Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday to discuss "#DignidadLiteraria and other Latinx groups and the publishing industry that has systematically erased us." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-13 04:43:13 UTC ]
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'American Dirt' publisher cancels entire book tour due to 'safety' concerns

'American Dirt' publisher Flatiron Books announced on Wednesday that it was canceling its book tour with Jeanine Cummins. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 20:47:11 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Jeanine Cummins addresses the American Dirt controversy.

Today, Jeanine Cummins appeared at Winter Institute in Baltimore, and as Michael Calder reports for PubishersLunch, commented on the ongoing controversy over her new novel, American Dirt. Bookseller Javier Ramirez, who introduced Cummins, brought up the topic at the end of the formal interview:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-22 18:16:31 UTC ]
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‘American Dirt’ is a novel about Mexicans by a writer who isn’t. For some, that’s a problem.

“I wished someone slightly browner than me would write it,” said Jeanine Cummins, the author of the highly anticipated book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-22 12:23:18 UTC ]
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Headline digs deep for 'major' American Dirt campaign

Headline is going big on its marketing and PR campaign to launch American Dirt in the UK, with widespread review coverage and "major statement advertising" in the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 16:08:36 UTC ]
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Mission Possible: The Reformation of American Judaism

In ‘The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became An American Religion,’ Steven R. Weisman traces the changes made to Judaism in the U.S. and how they relate to conflicts among Jews today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dolly Parton, fairy godmother of American literacy, is also the fairy godmother of American health.

We already love Dolly Parton, not just for her powerhouse songwriting and iconic hair but also for her championing of American literacy—her Imagination Library sends over 1 million free books per month (that’s one book every two seconds!) to children ages 0-5 in the United States, Canada, the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:00:10 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Oxford American, one of the great lit mags of the American South, gets a facelift.

If you pick up the newest edition of Oxford American, the quarterly general-interest literary magazine founded in 1992 and best known for its annual Southern music issues, you’ll notice a bold design aesthetic: the conspicuous dearth of cover lines, a prominent masthead, a thick, granular... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-11 20:06:33 UTC ]
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Here are the guest editors (and new covers!) for the Best American Series 2024.

The Best American Series is a literary institution. But just in case you’re stumbling upon it for the first time: Each book in the annual series showcases of best short fiction and nonfiction in a given year, from short stories to essays, science and nature writing, to food writing. Each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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John Kaag on the Bloods, the Little-Known Dynasty that Shaped American Life and Philosophy

There are times when a writer encounters the work of a contemporary at the ideal time. In my case, this writer was John Kaag and the book was his 2018 philosophical memoir Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are. I had been studying philosophy in graduate school, but had left to pursue... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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12 Brilliant Short Stories by Asian Americans to Read For Free Online

As Asian American Pacific Islander Month comes to end, it’s important to remind ourselves that the Asian American identity is more than just race or shared affinity. Born out of political activism and the anti-war movement to protest and rally against injustice, warfare, imperialism, and... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-05-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Samsung’s secret war on repair

Manufacturers may hate independent repair stores, but Samsung and Apple appeared to accept the direction the political wind was blowing in. Sadly, Samsung’s warm-hearted embrace of third party repair may not have been as loving as had originally been suggested. Details of the contract the Korean... Continue reading at Engadget

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8 Incredible Books To Read For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Including a best selling book in Korea and a love story like you’ve never read before. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets

For a Latin American publisher, it’s harder to enter Spain than the United States, one children's book publisher said at Bogotá's book fair. The post Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-20 19:58:13 UTC ]
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What Latin American Literature Can Teach the Current Leaders of Latin America

Daniel Noboa, the president of Ecuador, might have saved himself a lot of trouble, if he had only read more Latin American literature. Perhaps he would not have ordered the police to storm the Mexican embassy to arrest former Vice President Jorge Glas, who had been granted asylum there. That... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-05-06 08:58:43 UTC ]
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Paul Auster, American author of The New York Trilogy, dies aged 77

The writer of The New York Trilogy, Leviathan and 4 3 2 1 – known for his stylised postmodernist fiction – has died from complications of lung cancer• Paul Auster – a life in quotes• Paul Auster – a life in picturesPaul Auster, the author of 34 books including the acclaimed New York Trilogy, has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-01 04:02:37 UTC ]
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Fed rate cuts unlikely thanks spending by rich Americans

As baby boomers have aged, they have accumulated more assets leading to more discretionary spending. Since retiring two years ago, Joan Harris has upped her travel game.Once or twice a year, she visits her two adult children in different states. She’s planning multiple other trips, including to... Continue reading at Fast Company

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