In ‘150 Glimpses of the Beatles,’ bits and pieces make up a poignant portrait

Craig Brown’s biographical method — combining fragments, lists, excerpts, quotes and flights of whimsy — is executed brilliantly. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Intimate portraits piece together the puzzle of Natalie Wood, the person and mother

Natalie Wood's daughter, actress Natasha Gregson Wagner, has written a memoir of life with the legend and produced an HBO documentary about her career. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Deal Making Slowed a Bit in 2017

While there were no blockbuster acquisitions in the year, there were certainly plenty of niche purchases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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15 Poignant Portraits Of New Yorkers

He's the people's paparazzo: a photographer who gathers the stories and portraits of New Yorkers on the streets and subways, in playgrounds and shady alleyways, parading, dancing, or wading in wedding dresses at Brighton Beach. Brandon Stanton, who founded the irresistible blog Humans of New... Continue reading at Fast Company

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A plan to make feminism better: Make it less White

Rafia Zakaria sees a power gap between career feminists and those with lived experience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Toronto Comic Arts Festival Makes In-Person Return

After a three year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, held June 17-19, welcomed in-person artists and fans to the Toronto Reference Library for an international presentation of new titles and artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon promises to fix Comixology after making the service nearly unusable

Nearly four months after integrating Comixology into its other services, Amazon acknowledged the platform has been left worse off. “We understand that the current experience needs improvements, and want you to know that we’re working hard to get those out the door as quickly as possible,” the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-06-19 19:56:15 UTC ]
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What Makes a Great Audiobook?

What makes an audiobook stand out? Is it true that narrators can make or break the story? Some experts offer perspectives. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Can we please make Banned Book Fairs the hot new nationwide trend?

As we’ve noted over and over again, the hottest new book trend sweeping the country is to ban them and/or burn them if they don’t align with your weird, paleoconservative, theocratic prejudices. Not great! But as ever is the case with this strange nation, when one group of Americans starts doing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Frankfurter Buchmesse: ‘Making Democratic Values Visible’

Frankfurter Buchmesse reports that Hall 3 is almost sold out. This year, Frankfurt Audio and BookFest return, 4,000+ exhibitors expected. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse: ‘Making Democratic Values Visible’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-07 18:14:17 UTC ]
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Jen Silverman on Re-reading, Making a Tarot Deck, and Other Kinds of Escape

Jen Silverman’s novel, We Play Ourselves, is out now in paperback from Random House, so we asked about her favorite books to give to friends, the best stories to revisit, and how she procrastinates. * What is your favorite book to give as a gift? I am bad at many things in life, among them... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A Portrait of an Angry Young Woman Set in Contemporary India

Naheed Phiroze Patel’s debut novel Mirror Made of Rain follows Noomi Wadia, an indignant young woman raised in a Parsi family in India, through a world that is keen to control women and safeguard long-established pecking orders. Since her childhood, Noomi has had a difficult relationship with... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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A moving portrait of George Floyd, his struggles and his legacy

With hundreds of interviews, Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa piece together Floyd's life before his infamous death. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Probably Ruby’ offers an authentic portrait of transracial adoption

Lisa Bird-Wilson's debut novel revolves around a Métis girl adopted by a White family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A bookstore owner’s petition to make Harriet Tubman Day a federal holiday is almost at 8,000 signatures.

A worthy cause for you this Thursday: a bookstore owner’s petition to make Harriet Tubman Day a federal holiday (and the first federal holiday named for an American woman) is at nearly 8,000 signatures, and you can add your name here. The petition was created by Jeannine Cook, owner of Harriet’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Ali Smith’s ‘Companion Piece’ is a novel for people who love language

Ali Smith's first novel since her seasonal quartet takes place in our pandemic-inflected world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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IAB NewFronts 2022—Amy Poehler gets a Twitch lesson and Snap makes a Cameo

Welcome to Ad Age’s NewFronts 2022 newsletter. We’ll be sharing a daily roundup of events, interviews and sessions from IAB. You can sign up here to get updates delivered to your inbox.Amy Poehler’s Twitch tutorial Comedian Amy Poehler helped Amazon’s pitch to media buyers on Monday, at the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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How Le Monde Plans to Net 150,000 English-Speaking Subscribers by 2025

In early April, the 78-year-old French news publisher Le Monde announced the launch of its first-ever English-language product, a key component of its ambitious plan to reach 1 million total digital subscribers by 2025. The publisher recently surpassed 450,000 digital subscribers, but its goal... Continue reading at AdWeek

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