He named his band the Slants to reclaim a slur. Not everyone approved.

In “Slanted,” Simon Tam tells the story of a legal battle that ended up at the Supreme Court. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Marlon James named National Book Award finalist

Marlon James is among the National Book Awards' 25 finalists battling it out across categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People's Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 18:04:30 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021

Tbilisi has been named UNESCO's 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur. The post Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-07 19:49:22 UTC ]
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NYT Names New T Magazine Publisher | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_171881" align="alignright" width="150"] Adam Hargis[/caption] The New York Times announced last week that Adam Hargis is taking over as publisher of T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Hargis has spent the last five years the Times, most recently as an associate... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-03 20:16:27 UTC ]
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In 'Know My Name,' Chanel Miller Takes Back The Humanity She Was Denied

Miller, known for years only as Emily Doe in the Stanford sexual assault case, has written a memoir that lays bare the complicated truths about survivorhood. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-09-30 17:39:54 UTC ]
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HCCP Names New SVP and Group Publisher

With over 35 years of experience, most recently as founder of the literary management agency D. C. Jacobson and Associates, Don Jacobson has been named senior v-p and books group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing and its affiliate, HarperCollins Focus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Name “Dewey” Is Synonymous With Libraries. So Why Did Librarians Strike It From an Award?

The American Library Association is distancing itself from Melvil Dewey as the profession reflects upon his past. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-09-27 15:40:06 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist

The Center for Fiction named its 2019 First Novel Prize shortlist this morning. The post Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-26 17:53:27 UTC ]
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‘Know My Name,’ a Sexual Assault Survivor Tells the World

Chanel Miller, the woman previously known as “Emily Doe,” wrote her memoir as an act of reclamation. Jennifer Weiner reviews it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-24 09:00:11 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019

The National Book Foundation named its "5 Under 35" honorees for 2019. The post National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-24 00:27:08 UTC ]
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Poland Approves Reduction of Ebook VAT from 23 to 5 Percent

Warsaw's cut in VAT rates on digital books takes effect November 1, a long-called-for equalization in taxation on print and ebooks, now allowed by Brussels. The post Poland Approves Reduction of Ebook VAT from 23 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-17 05:30:49 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher

The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan's Henry Holt. And New York's Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway. The post Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 19:38:39 UTC ]
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Parallax Names New Publisher

After a year-long search, non-profit Buddhist publisher Parallax Press has named Hisae Matsuda, previously senior editor, to the role of publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-05 19:34:18 UTC ]
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Her name is Chanel Miller, not ‘unconscious intoxicated woman’ in the Stanford assault case

Miller, who addressed her assaulter in court, has written a memoir called "Know My Name." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 18:42:59 UTC ]
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Star Watch 2019 Finalists Named

PW Star Watch has selected five finalists from the 50 honorees selected for its fifth annual award. One “Superstar” will be named at the PW Star Watch celebratory event on Wednesday, September 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist

The 2019 Man Booker Prize shortlist is here! The post Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-03 12:55:26 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Names New Global Marketing Head | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170049" align="alignright" width="150"] Alisa Leonard[/caption] The Atlantic expanded its marketing and editorial teams this week with three new hires. Alisa Leonard is taking on the role of head of global marketing and will be tasked with leading the brand’s marketing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-22 14:30:23 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year

In the annual PW Star Watch program, emerging talents in the North American publishing markets are honored. A 'Superstar' goes to Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-21 04:30:39 UTC ]
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McCaughrain named new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow

Kelly McCaughrain, author of Flying Tips for Flightless Birds (Walker Books), has been named as the new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 17:45:29 UTC ]
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Welbeck Names Malcolm Edwards To Publish André Deutsch Line

Welbeck Publishing Group reactivates the André Deutsch line as an imprint under the direction of former Orion publisher Malcolm Edwards. The post Welbeck Names Malcolm Edwards To Publish André Deutsch Line appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 08:04:07 UTC ]
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