Four Questions for...Jim DeFelice

We talked to Jim DeFelice, the cowriter of both Chris Kyle's 'American Sniper' and the new memoir by Kyle's widow, Taya Kyle, 'American Wife,' about what it was like to work on both books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jim Murphy, children’s author who humanized U.S. history, dies at 74

His books about the Great Chicago Fire and America’s first epidemic were Newbery Honor winners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-19 22:43:48 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jim Murphy

Award-winning children's book author Jim Murphy, best known for his carefully researched nonfiction documenting dramatic events in history, died suddenly on May 1; he was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ted Cruz Had Some Important Questions About Racist Babies for Ketanji Brown Jackson

Behind Cruz were propped blown-up images of the picture book Antiracist Baby, replete with cartoon drawings of children in diapers. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2022-03-23 00:51:46 UTC ]
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Jim Neal, Maureen Sullivan to Receive ALA’s Highest Honor

Neal and Sullivan have been recognized with honorary membership, the ALA’s highest honor, for their "outstanding contributions of lasting importance to libraries and librarianship." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question

At Electric Literature, Diane Cooke speaks to Jessamine Chan about The School for Good Mothers, Chan’s incisive debut novel that revolves around how a young mother’s error lands her in a government reform program and at risk of losing custody of her child. They discuss one of Chan’s main... Continue reading at The Millions

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Harry Potter without Jim Dale? Impossible. Here are other audiobook series enhanced by narrators.

A narrator can make or break the listening experience. Over several related novels, they can become friend (or foe). Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-16 13:00:49 UTC ]
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Question how you hire

Most of us will have been to at least one job interview where we felt a real connection with our interviewer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five questions for Katrina Gutierrez

Why is Lantana expanding into fiction in 2022? It was always in the back of our minds. We love picture books but we also love midde-grade. We thought it was the right time for two reasons: we received a submission that we thought could be the first book in our fiction list, Starlet Rivals by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-31 19:53:35 UTC ]
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Ghost book to be developed as stop-motion series by Jim Henson Company

Rebecca Green's book How To Make Friends With A Ghost (Andersen Press) is being developed by the Jim Henson company as a new stop-motion animation series for children ages five to nine years old. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder Education removes textbook over question about Native Americans

Hodder Education has withdrawn a textbook questioning if the treatment of Native Americans has been exaggerated, following complaints.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Question of the Day: The state of the holiday season for publishers

The Digiday Publishing Summit brought leaders in the world of media companies together with the platform and technology partners that work with them. Across the course of three days in Miami, in September 2021, experts and executives framed the state of publishing — identifying trends and next... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-10-19 01:00:00 UTC ]
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The burning question

During a 2021 summer of extreme weather events across the globe, from cyclones in Indonesia and Fiji and severe floods in China, to record temperatures in Moscow and wildfires in the Pacific US, Sir David King, former UK chief scientific adviser and co-founder of the Climate Crisis Advisory... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Murdoch empire’s global chief Robert Thomson to front questions at Australian Senate inquiry

New York-based boss of News Corp set to be asked about private meeting with Scott Morrison and company’s new campaign for climate actionThe global head of Rupert Murdoch’s empire, Robert Thomson, will appear before the media diversity inquiry next week to answer questions about the dominance of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Jim Sheeler, Pulitzer-winning journalist who honored fallen troops, dies at 53

He wrote richly detailed obituaries but was best known for “Final Salute,” an article and book about a U.S. Marine who helped comfort the families of troops killed in Iraq. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wyden, Eshoo Question Big Five Publishers Over Their Library E-book Practices

The lawmakers seek a wide range of information not only on the publishers’ digital library practices, but also on the economics of the market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Asking the Questions: PW Talks with Kathie Lee Gifford

In 'The Jesus I Know' (Thomas Nelson, Nov. 30), Gifford talks with celebrities about the ways Jesus has impacted their lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 00:44:30 UTC ]
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After breaking military barriers, Amy McGrath came to question the mission

The former Marine fighter pilot and Senate candidate writes of her ambition and doubts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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