From brutal surgeries to pink ribbons: A history of breast cancer

Survivor and journalist Kate Pickert chronicles the medical and cultural history of the disease. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 06:55:53 UTC ]
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John Blake publishes breast cancer collection for Tickled Pink

John Blake has released a collection of stories, in partnership with Asda’s Ticked Pink Foundation, from people who have experienced breast cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 11:05:38 UTC ]
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Mills & Boon partners with Asda for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mills & Boon is partnering with Asda for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer campaign, Tickled Pink, for the second year in a row.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 22:33:50 UTC ]
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HQ buys 'inspiring' breast cancer novel from Lloyd in four-way auction

HQ has triumphed in a four-way auction for an "inspiring and deeply moving" novel by Josie Lloyd, inspired by her own experience, about a woman reclaiming her life after a breast cancer diagnosis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 16:11:51 UTC ]
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Inked Magazine Drives Breast Cancer Awareness in Viral Facebook Live | Behind the Screens

Folio: Looks at Social Media Success. The post Inked Magazine Drives Breast Cancer Awareness in Viral Facebook Live | Behind the Screens appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

The late physicist’s editor, Peter Guzzardi, recalls his first meetings with Hawking and how his book became a bestsellerStephen Hawking dies aged 76I first encountered Stephen Hawking on the cover of the New York Times magazine. Inside, its pages told a story we all know today, but at the time... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Claims “Strongest Competitive Position in History” After Time Inc. Merger

President and CEO Tom Harty opened Meredith Corp.'s quarterly earnings call Thursday morning by declaring the integration of the now two-year-old Time Inc. acquisition "largely complete," leaving the company in "the strongest competitive position in its history." Performance in Meredith's... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-06 19:40:45 UTC ]
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Hillary without Bill: Curtis Sittenfeld rewrites Clinton's personal history

Novelist says that in the run-up to the 2016 election, she began to imagine a life where Clinton ‘made different choices, personally and professionally’Hillary Rodham Clinton recounts, in her memoir Living History, how Bill Clinton “asked me to marry him again, and again, and I always said no”.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-04 12:14:07 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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The overlooked innovation woven throughout human history

Kassia St. Clair explains the essential role of fabric, from ancient Egypt to outer space. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 12:28:19 UTC ]
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A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:35:08 UTC ]
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Tayari Jones on the Necessary American History of Ann Petry’s The Street

The Street is a groundbreaking work of American literature that is as relevant today as when it was published in 1946. When it won Ann Petry the Houghton Mifflin Prize for Debut Writers, the literary world was put on notice. Everyone agreed that the novel was brilliant, but, as is the case with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-06 09:47:44 UTC ]
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Tremain says Damehood is 'gleam of light' after cancer op

Novelist Rose Tremain, who was made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list, has said the honour felt like "a gleam of light" after going through a difficult time with her health. Tremain was diagnosed with bile duct cancer and underwent a major operation in late October, which she is now... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-01 12:20:00 UTC ]
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Scholars have dismissed debutante balls, but ‘The Season’ digs in to the strange, fascinating history

Kristen Richardson blends historical research and reportage with personal anecdotes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-22 19:55:17 UTC ]
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Unearthing London’s history from a muddy riverbank

Mudlarker Lara Maiklem discovers everyday items that tell intimate stories of the city. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-19 21:46:42 UTC ]
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The History Press to launch new imprint in 2020

​The History Press will launch a new publishing imprint in 2020, with a list focused on "books that spark".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 14:01:30 UTC ]
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Kate Figes dies from cancer, aged 62

Author and You Magazine books editor Kate Figes has died from cancer at the age of 62. Figes wrote two novels and six works of non-fiction, including 2018’s On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions (Virago) which dealt with subjects including the diagnosis that her breast cancer had metastasised. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 01:54:33 UTC ]
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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history

A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 07:14:51 UTC ]
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