If the critics are right, maybe Sean Penn should stick to acting

It's only been one day since the release of his novel “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” but Sean Penn's foray into the world of literature already isn't going well for the Oscar-winning actor. Penn's print debut — a version of "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff" was originally released as an audiobook —... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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If the critics are right, maybe Sean Penn should stick to acting

It's only been one day since the release of his novel “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” but Sean Penn's foray into the world of literature already isn't going well for the Oscar-winning actor. Penn's print debut — a version of "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff" was originally released as an audiobook —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Republic of Georgia: Publishing Industry Criticizes ‘Foreign Agents’ Bill

Georgia's foreign agents bill is drawing criticism from PEN Georgia, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association, and others. The post Republic of Georgia: Publishing Industry Criticizes ‘Foreign Agents’ Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-17 19:01:14 UTC ]
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Johann Hari apologises after falsely attributing Ozempic claim to food critic Jay Rayner

Publisher Bloomsbury has promised to correct the error made in Hari’s new book Magic PillJohann Hari and his publisher Bloomsbury have apologised after the author wrongly claimed in his latest book that Observer restaurant critic Jay Rayner had taken the diabetes drug Ozempic.In Magic Pill, Hari... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-15 16:50:55 UTC ]
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Amid Mounting Criticism, PEN America Literary Awards In Limbo

Nine of the 10 longlisted authors for this year's PEN/Jean Stein Book Award have withdrawn their books for consideration for the prize, effectively rendering it unawardable, as the controversy surrounding the freedom of expression organization continues to expand in scope. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Riot, Grrrls: Marisa Crawford on Why Feminist Lit and 1990s Girl Culture Need More Critical Attention

Marisa Crawford is the founder of the feminist blog Weird Sister, which highlights writing at the intersections of feminism, literature, and pop culture. This spring the Feminist Press released The Weird Sister Collection, a vital anthology that collects a decade’s worth of writing published on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-08 08:54:36 UTC ]
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PEN Union Cries Foul in Contract Talks as Criticism of PEN America Intensifies

A proposal in ongoing contract negotiations between PEN America management and PEN America United, its staff union, has led to charges by the union that the organization’s leadership is trying to stifle union members’ free speech rights—an assertion PEN management firmly disputes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2024 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Safiya Sinclair, Lorrie Moore, and Kim Hyseoon were among those to take home National Book Critics Circle Awards on March 21, at the second in-person ceremony held by the organization since the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AI at London Book Fair: European Publishers Cheer the EU Act’s Passage

The widely applauded AI Act gets its anticipated EU parliament approval during the run of London Book Fair. The post AI at London Book Fair: European Publishers Cheer the EU Act’s Passage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-14 10:23:43 UTC ]
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Tor Books Criticized for Use of AI-Generated Art in 'Gothikana' Cover Design

The use of AI-generated assets in the cover art for the dark academia novel 'Gothikana' by RuNyx, originally self-published and reissued by Tor Books' romance imprint Bramble, has set off a debate about the role of AI in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ABC warns staff of agenda-driven criticism after News Corp pounces on Aboriginal land comment | The Weekly Beast

Newsroom director decries The Australian’s ‘constant’ swipes at individual ABC employees. Plus: a mushroom misstepFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastWhen the ABC Indigenous affairs editor, Bridget... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-02-16 02:50:06 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-Winning Critic to Publish Book About Reality TV

An award-winning critic chronicles the rise of reality TV, a Virginia bill would ban book bans by school boards, and more news today in books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-02-07 16:10:04 UTC ]
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Finalists for the 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

The Finalists for 2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced today. They include books published in 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-25 15:20:11 UTC ]
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2024 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists Announced

Thirty finalists in six categories for this year's National Book Critics Circle Awards, which recognize books from the publishing year 2023, have been announced. 'Washington Post' critic Becca Rothfeld, author Judy Blume, and the American Library Association have also won special awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing as an Act of Grieving

In her essay for PW, author E.L. Shen reflects on the experience of losing her father as a teenager and the catharsis of writing about grief in her forthcoming book for middle graders, 'Maybe It's a Sign.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Impossible People’ and ‘Roaming’ Top PW’s 2023 Graphic Novel Critics Poll

New York City in the mid-aughts set the backdrop for stylistically unique graphic narratives on a common theme—women at a pivotal moment of early adulthood and the transformative nature of friendships—which tied for the top spot on our annual graphic novel critics poll this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Should Historical Fiction Have Modern Sensibilities, Or Stick To Its Time?

Should historical fiction stick to the views and opinions of the time, or provide a modern perspective? Here are the pros and cons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-12-05 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Critical Hits,’ edited by J. Robert Lennon and Carmen Maria Machado

In the anthology “Critical Hits,” gamers like Hanif Abdurraqib, Alexander Chee and Larissa Pham explain what the medium means to them. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-20 10:00:28 UTC ]
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Marianne Moore and AI Helped Make Sean Michaels' New Novel

The author of 'Do You Remember Being Born?' explains how he created a "Moorebot" to generate the verse in the novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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