How to Blow Up a Pipeline is a Brisk Thriller and a Passionate Argument for Revolution

The central thesis of Andreas Malm’s manifesto How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire is that peaceful protests have proven themselves ineffective in stopping the widespread annihilation of the earth and its inhabitants by climate change. The book, published by Verso Books in 2021, explains that the only […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-07 08:53:26 UTC ]
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How to Blow Up a Pipeline is a Brisk Thriller and a Passionate Argument for Revolution

The central thesis of Andreas Malm’s manifesto How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire is that peaceful protests have proven themselves ineffective in stopping the widespread annihilation of the earth and its inhabitants by climate change. The book, published by Verso... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-07 08:53:26 UTC ]
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Review: Southern mystery star S.A. Cosby blows up the odd-couple revenge thriller

"Razorblade Tears," S.A. Cosby's follow-up to the Times Book Prize-winning "Blacktop Wasteland," follows two men hunting the killers of their gay sons. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-06 13:00:10 UTC ]
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A blow-by-blow history of the Obamacare wars

Jonathan Cohn goes behind the scenes, including relaying Joe Biden’s surprising advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall 2024 Adult Preview: Mysteries & Thrillers

This season, 50 Cent tries his hand at fiction, big names including Walter Mosley and Karin Slaughter return with fresh cases to crack, and a new class of crime writers comes into its own with a diverse slate of sophomore novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2024 Thriller Award Winners Announced

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Marjane Satrapi on Resistance in Iran: ‘A Real Revolution Is Cultural’

The author, known for her “Persepolis” series, is releasing a new illustrated book about the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement, inspired by the death of Mahsa Amini. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Get To Sleuthing: 12 New Mystery Thriller Books For March 2024

March's new mystery and thriller books include a magician turned amateur sleuth, a meddling family comedy of errors, a threatening title, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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How we built a less-explodey lithium battery and kickstarted the EV revolution

Sand, salt, iron, copper, oil and lithium — these foundational materials are literally what the modern world is built on. Without sand for glass, say goodbye to our fiber optic internet. No copper means no conductive wiring. And a world without lithium is a world without rechargeable... Continue reading at Engadget

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How Publishers Can Navigate the AI Revolution

Despite the hype, publishing is still looking at what impact large language models and similar technology may bring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Psychological thriller Eileen is sharp, moody and not quite right — just like its main character

Psychological thriller Eileen is an adaptation of the 2015 debut novel by Ottessa Moshfegh, who often writes about female loners, giving special attention to the parts of her characters that many would consider unbefitting of a leading lady. Continue reading at CBC

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AAP Calls Big Tech's AI Arguments 'Nonsense'

In comments submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office this week, the Association of American Publishers slammed assertions by the tech industry that fair use permits AI developers to use copyrighted works to train their systems without permission or compensation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeal of Texas Book Rating Law Set for Oral Argument Tomorrow

After weeks of anticipation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will finally hear oral argument in the state’s appeal of judge Alan D. Albright’s August 31 decision to enjoin key provisions of HB 900. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Romance Authors and Editors Share Their Passion for Love Stories

Amid ongoing challenges, Black authors and editors are creating the love stories they want to read. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Appeals Court Sets Oral Argument in Texas Book Rating Case

The Fifth Circuit is set to hear the state's appeal on November 8, although that date could be delayed further due to a schedule conflict. Meanwhile, an administrative stay issued by the court has allowed the law to go into effect despite being found unconstitutional. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas Judge Hears Arguments Over Scope of HB 900 Injunction

At a brief 20-minute hearing judge, Alan D. Albright appeared open to the state's bid to allow parts of the controversial law take effect. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, however, insisted the law is unconstitutional, and that the court should stick with its decision to block it in its entirety. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marjane Satrapi Is Done with Comics, But Never Art or the Revolution

The Iranian-French author of 'Persepolis,' which celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new edition, discusses her shift from comics to film, the banning of books in America, and her pride in Iran's young revolutionaries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Criminally Hot: 15 New Mystery, Thrillers, & True Crime For August 2023

There's something for every reader in August's new mystery, thriller, and crime releases, from a true crime memoir to historical mysteries including Harlem After Midnight by Louise Hare. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-31 10:33:00 UTC ]
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This Bestselling Author Says Publishers Rejected His New Thriller Because He’s White. I Read It, and I’m Not So Sure.

If you believe that the role of a novel is to instruct readers on correct moral positions, then Trial is a masterpiece. Continue reading at Slate

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