#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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Korean American Author Reconciles Faith and Family

Tasha Jun's memoir shares how she came to reconcile her complex heritage Korean and American heritage and her Christian faith. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NewFronts Day 3—Twitter shows up after all and inside TikTok’s invite-only event

Welcome to Ad Age’s NewFronts 2023 newsletter. We’ve been sharing a daily roundup of events, interviews and sessions from Interactive Advertising Bureau's dog-and-pony show throughout the week. You can find all of Ad Age's NewFronts coverage here. Twitter went from NoFronts to NewFronts—kind... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2023-05-04 14:42:00 UTC ]
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American Libraries Are Taking a Stand Against Book Bans

Some of the best moments of my life have been spent in libraries, first as a patron, later as a librarian, and I have witnessed firsthand how hard the past few decades have been on libraries. As America has continued to dismantle its social safety net, libraries have been forced to pivot from... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-04-21 11:05:00 UTC ]
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And You Get Counted! And You Get Counted!: Oprah’s Book Club by the Numbers

Here's a fun breakdown of Oprah's book club by the numbers! She just picked book 100—how many have you read Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-29 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Hoover Biographer Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to Beverly Gage, whose “G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century” puts a notorious character in context. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-03-23 19:08:10 UTC ]
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Ann Napolitano’s New Novel, “Hello Beautiful,” Is the 100th Pick of Oprah’s Book Club

Ann Napolitano toiled in obscurity for years. Novels went unpublished; agents turned her down. She found recognition with “Dear Edward.” Then came the call: “Hello Beautiful” was the 100th pick for what is arguably the most influential book club in the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-03-14 12:35:55 UTC ]
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Trump to publish book of letters from Kim Jong-un, Oprah Winfrey and others

Letters to Trump will contain 150 private letters written over more than 40 years, including correspondence with North Korean leaderDonald Trump has not yet announced a deal to write a White House memoir but he will publish a second post-presidential book next month – reportedly including... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-09 12:58:59 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories by Latin American Writers

If the literary landscape of the early twentieth century, at least when it comes to short stories, is dominated by Anglophone writers like Katherine Mansfield, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf, then the mid-twentieth century arguably belongs to the Latin American writers who helped to move the... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-03-05 18:00:38 UTC ]
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How NASA pulled off the DART mission, making science fiction a reality

In a test of planetary defense capabilities, NASA and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory crashed a spacecraft to alter an object’s orbit. NASA is No. 17 on Fast Company’s list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2023. Explore the full list of companies that are reshaping... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-03-02 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Renouncing the American Gospel: 'PW' Talks to David Platt

David Platt is following up on his 2010 bestselling ‘Radical—’ a critique of the role Christianity plays in the American culture—with an indictment of the American gospel, which he defines as a prioritization of “comfort, power, politics, and prosperity.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering an American Writer: Anthony Walton on James Alan McPherson’s Essays and Legacy

James Alan McPherson is famous as the first Black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize in fiction; a new book aims to bring fresh attention to his masterful nonfiction. The volume’s editor, poet and writer Anthony Walton, joins V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss On Becoming an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-02-16 09:55:09 UTC ]
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News Corp cuts driven by Murdoch’s mission to prop up news assets

Weeks after Fox merger scrapped investors say market value languishing because of underperforming businesses in portfolioThe shrinking of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation by 1,250 roles after a plunge in profits of almost a third serves as a stark reminder that the billionaire mogul’s abortive... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-10 16:37:18 UTC ]
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Understanding American Entrepreneurship: Spotlight on Howard Wolk and John Landry

With Launchpad Republic, the authors make a strong case for the importance of American entrepreneurship. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Is Cutting 5% of Its North American Workforce

The publisher, which has been embroiled in a labor standoff since November, will lay off 5% of its North American staff by June 30, the end of its current fiscal. CEO Brian Murray said the company was facing lagging demand and “unprecedented supply chain and inflationary pressures." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Home for Asian American Authors

Third State Books, a new San Francisco–based publishing house from industry veteran Charles Kim and digital marketing executive Stephanie Lim, focuses exclusively on publishing Asian American and Pacific Islander voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Essential Works in American Indian History

Yale University historian Ned Blackhawk, author of 'The Rediscovery of America,' selects 10 must-read works of Native American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Must-Read Novels About Asian American Politics

Ryan Lee Wong, author of the novel 'Whose Side Are You On,' recommends 10 novels that break the 'model minority' stereotype. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Pinsky on the Distinctly American Tradition of Improvisation

The Miami Book Fair began as a two-day event in November 1984, when a small group of determined individuals—including educators from Miami Dade College, independent booksellers, and librarians—founded Miami Book Fair International. In the nearly 40 years since, Miami Book Fair has grown into one... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-21 09:59:45 UTC ]
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England’s Usborne and HarperCollins Announce American Distribution Deal

The new arrangment for Usborne's children's books sees HarperCollins taking over trade back-office functions by February 1. The post England’s Usborne and HarperCollins Announce American Distribution Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-14 21:10:20 UTC ]
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What hip-hop bling reveals about American status anxiety

"Ice Cold," a new photo book on hip-hop bling, amplifies the theme of W. David Marx's "Status and Culture" and advocates for jewelry as an art form. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-10-20 13:00:51 UTC ]
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