For many immigrants, family separation happens long before the border

Review of 'A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century' by Jason DeParle Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 14:00:45 UTC ]
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This beautiful coloring book talks to kids about the border, family separation, and empathy

The unfinished illustrations in the book are themselves an act of optimism, encouraging children to imagine a world without lines others create for them. “Children teach us,” writes Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder of Families Belong Together, a coalition of close to 250 organizations working to end family... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-17 12:30:49 UTC ]
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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Words Without Borders March: ‘How Political Borders Shift’

Taking as a starting point the protest over right-wing exhibitors at the 2017 Göteborg Book Fair, 'Words Without Borders' March issue focuses on politics, stereotypes, and identity in Swedish and Finnish writing. The post Words Without Borders March: ‘How Political Borders Shift’ appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘House of Glass,’ Hadley Freeman unearth’s the World War II-era secrets of her family’s past

The four siblings central to Freeman’s book, a history of a 20th-century Jewish family as much as a memoir, were outsized characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Greenwood’ is an absorbing saga of families and trees — and how they survive

Michael Christie’s novel also delivers an uncanny metaphor for our current moment Continue reading at The Washington Post

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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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It Hasn’t Taken Long for COVID-19 to Wreak Havoc on Publishing

A lot has happened since I wrote to you last week about the rapid spread of COVID-19, its impact on all of us in publishing and our continued commitment to serve you. As I stated then, Folio: will keep our promise to seek out positive stories on how our community can get through this... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-26 13:00:37 UTC ]
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This Is the Face of an Undocumented Immigrant. Don’t Look Away.

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio’s new book combines memoir and reporting to tell the stories behind the headlines. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-24 09:00:12 UTC ]
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Border Disorder: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW spoke with authors whose forthcoming books cover the often uneasy ground where the U.S. and Mexico meet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Stirring Family Saga Tells a Taboo History of Vietnam

“The Mountains Sing,” the first novel in English by the Vietnamese poet Nguyen Phan Que Mai, imagines her country’s traumatic 20th century through the stories of three generations of women. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:13 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg’s family memoir sends an urgent message to us all, especially moms

“Our House Is on Fire” shares a very personal story of the suffering that preceded Thunberg’s activism on climate change. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-16 16:00:00 UTC ]
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How DNA testing is reshaping the ways we think about ‘family’

Along with new relatives, Libby Copeland writes, the kits can reveal unpleasant surprises. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Translator Derbyshire proud to represent the collegiate cross-border community

The London Book Fair was due to recognise the work of translators yet again, and before its postponement had anointed Katy Derbyshire its second Translator of the Fair. She reveals the highs and lows of the job Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:01:15 UTC ]
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Writing a Family Memoir When Your Grandfather was Stalin’s Bodyguard

“Young Heroes of the Soviet Union,” by Alex Halberstadt, is a moving and often funny memoir about the author’s family and their history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Laura Zigman’s ‘Separation Anxiety’ tackles middle-aged loneliness with a perfect mix of grief and humor

“Separation Anxiety” is a long-awaited comeback for this clever writer who hasn’t published a novel since “Piece of Work” in 2006. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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An elite Chinese family, ensnared in the Cultural Revolution

In her memoir, Lan Yan recalls her relatives with affection and recounts the brutality they faced. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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 A memoir by Woody Allen, rumored for years and once thought unpublishable in the #MeToo era, is coming out next month. Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, announced Monday... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Ali Mercer’s His Secret Family climbed two places to swipe the Bookstat E-Book number one for the first time, for the week ending 22nd February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Helen Fremont’s parents were Holocaust survivors. Her new book “The Escape Artist” explores what happened when she shared that in a book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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