For three generations of Bush women, personal pain and a public spotlight

J. Randy Taraborrelli details the struggles of the political clan’s matriarchs and wives. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

Booker-winning writer Bernardine Evaristo has marked International Women’s Day by curating a top 20 list of recently published Black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 03:11:09 UTC ]
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Titles on Bible Women Draw the Spotlight

FOX News Books hit a marketing bonanza in 'Women of the Bible Speak' as more books offer new perspectives on women in Scripture — whether lionized or demonized, famous or forgotten. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-30 08:29:10 UTC ]
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Women Writers Spotlight 2020

Find more Religion & Spirituality coverage here on women authors writing books aimed at female audiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Connie Schultz’s ‘The Daughters of Erietown’ captures four generations of women in a hardscrabble Ohio town

This quiet, Anne Tyler-esque novel is a reminder that gentler times were not always gentle, that life is filled with hardship even without existential threats. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel: Royal women's bodies 'still perceived as public property'

Wolf Hall author Dame Hilary Mantel discussed the final book in her trilogy with the BBC's Rebecca Jones. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-03-02 17:51:43 UTC ]
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Katherine Kayne on the Strong Women of Hawaii’s Painful History

In this delightful debut novel Katherine Kayne sweeps us back to a Hawaii still mourning its lost kingdom, where ladies—their ballgowns covered in yards of protective fabric—gallop across the mountains and down the city streets on their way to polo matches and parties, men dance the hula as well... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-17 09:46:07 UTC ]
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Ideas for the People: Spotlight on 'Public Books'

A new series from Public Books and Columbia University Press aims to enrich culture through the exchange of ideas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'This generation is different'; Frances-White says women will take trade's top jobs

Almost 200 people attended the first official Conduit event, as host Deborah Frances-White spoke of how soon the industry’s top jobs will “routinely” be taken by women as this generation smashes the glass ceiling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books by Rowling, Woolf and Gyasi among public's top 100 penned by women

Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool's campaign to celebrate 100 books by women from the last 100 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Popular YouTuber Gets Painfully Personal in a New Book About Her Real Life

Hannah Hart's fans probably know her pretty well. After all, the YouTube star has uploaded 529 videos in the past five years. However, there have been some things she hasn't been ready to discuss with them—until now. With the release of her second book, Buffering, Hart is showing fans even... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotlight on Nancy Bush

The latest installment in bestselling author Nancy Bush’s Rafferty Family series, The Killing Game, out in July, is more than a suspense novel: it’s a deep dive into the dark—and hauntingly compelling—mind of a killer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeb Bush's email dump puts constituents' personal data online

Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor now contemplating a run for U.S. president, may not have privacy high on his agenda. On Tuesday, Bush published online hundreds of thousands of emails he received during his time as governor, between 1999 and 2007. The emails touch on a range of issues... Continue reading at PC World

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Surprise: men still greatly outnumber women in US and UK arts publications | Soraya Chemaly

Sexism is real and it spills over to our most influential cultural publications. How many times do we have to call for change?Today, as they have every year since 2009, VIDA: Women in The Literary Arts, an organization dedicated to gender parity in the literary arts, released its annual count... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Fortune's Most Powerful Women List Has Lots of Tech Stars, With She-Can-Do-Anything Spotlight on Facebook's Sandberg

I say we scramble all the private jets in Silicon Valley and get the "Lean In" book star to D.C. to lean on some pols to open the government again, tout de suite! Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:14:40 UTC ]
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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Demolishing Public Libraries From The Inside: Niles Public Library Is a Warning

The Niles-Maine Public Library in suburban Chicago is being destroyed from the inside by politically-conservative Board officials. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-15 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Why Does Goodreads Have a Problem with Fiction by Women, About Women?

If you’ve used the internet to read book or film reviews in the last decade, you’ve probably heard of the Bechdel test. Cartoonist Alison Bechdel introduced the test in her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 as a means of assessing the ways women are portrayed in fiction. The test... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:50:22 UTC ]
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