'Extraordinary' Eyewear contracts 'interfere with poets' civil rights'

Independent press Eyewear Publishing has drawn criticism from the Society of Authors over its treatment of poets, including contracts “constituting an unwarranted interference with their civil rights”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A civil rights case from Louisiana that changed America’s justice system

Matthew Van Meter tells the story of Gary Duncan and the state’s role in the rights movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Civil rights icons who antagonized, and influenced, each other

Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X had a symbiotic relationship, Peniel E. Joseph writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Blaming all of America’s problems on the civil rights movement

Journalist Christopher Caldwell laments that the changes of the 1960s left nonelite whites behind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Yes He Did: Barajas Graphic Bio Reclaims Great-Granddad’s Civil Rights Legacy

Henry Barajas’ Latinx memoir and graphic biography of his social activist great-grandfather, 'La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo' with art by J. Gonzo, will be published this month by Image Comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dick Robinson Calls Reading a 'Civil Right' at PEN Gala

The Scholastic CEO was this year's publishing honoree at the PEN America Literary Gala, held last night at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Journalist and author Bob Woodward received the 2019 PEN America Literary Service Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Armed With Faith: A Civil Rights Heroine Fights New Battles

In her new memoir, Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine, the black teenagers who broke the color line in segregated 1950s Arkansas, says God will always be there to lift people out of pain, disillusionment and despair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg Iles and others on how literature, journalism renew Civil Rights-era cold cases

Iles, as part of a panel at the AJC Decatur Book Festival, talked about the contribution that authors and journalists have to make in reviving unsolved cases of murdered black men. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Comic-Con Inauguration of Congressman And Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis

It’s hard to imagine someone more out of place at Comic-Con than a politician. But Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis took the pop culture and comic convention by storm with an autobiographical graphic novel and a new arena to deliver his message of tolerance and acceptance. It... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Matthew McConaughey is all right, all right, all right — and thinks you will be too

McConaughey’s memoir “Greenlights” is full of can-do thoughts about this thing he calls “livin.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: A Post-Frankfurt Look at a Range of Titles and Rights Sales

From business "agility" to a memoirist's breakthrough–with Beckett and James Joyce in the mix, as well–these are books to consider and watch as we go deeper into the season. The post Rights Roundup: A Post-Frankfurt Look at a Range of Titles and Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The right poetry collection for right now: Terrance Hayes' 'American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin'

Now’s the time for “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin,” Terrance Hayes’ electric, new book. In his five previous poetry collections — “Muscular Music” (1999), “Hip Logic” (2002), “Wind in a Box” (2006), the National Book Award-winning “Lighthead” (2010) and “How to Be Drawn” (2015)... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo

During BookExpo at the Javits Center next week, trade visitors and rights specialists will be in two different parts of the city, as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion. The post The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Titles That May Rock the Rights Center at London Book Fair

The first major gathering of the international book publishing industry is London Book Fair, and its packed-out International Rights Center is where these and many more titles will be on the table for rights deals. The post Rights Roundup: Titles That May Rock the Rights Center at London Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rights Roundup: Eight Titles To Watch in Springtime International Rights Trades

With biography, autobiography, children's literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting sales stories and rights action the authors of which include a Syrian concert pianist. The post Rights Roundup: Eight Titles... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Right place, right time for nascent Marco Polo

Launching a list in the midst of the book sector’s digital transition, in one of its hardest-hit markets, hasn’t seemed to harm travel publisher Marco Polo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center

As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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