In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Connie Schultz’s ‘The Daughters of Erietown’ captures four generations of women in a hardscrabble Ohio town

This quiet, Anne Tyler-esque novel is a reminder that gentler times were not always gentle, that life is filled with hardship even without existential threats. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A prickly mother-daughter bond sustained by Korean food

In an interview, Michelle Zauner describes how writing the memoir “Crying in H Mart” helped her cope with losing her mother. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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In helping her daughter bloom, a mother changed perceptions of autism

Clara Park successfully challenged the idea that “refrigerator” moms caused the condition. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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For three generations of Bush women, personal pain and a public spotlight

J. Randy Taraborrelli details the struggles of the political clan’s matriarchs and wives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Independent bookstore owners look back at a year spent trying to stay afloat. Not all of them succeeded.

Bouncers, hand deliveries and debt became the new reality for shop owners across the country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Review: Why do women stay with toxic men? A debut novel has some uncomfortable answers

Megan Nolan's "Acts of Desperation," about a woman in thrall to an older man, stands out from similar tales with an uncannily self-aware narrator. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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‘The Three Mothers’ honors the women who made Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin

In her new book, Anna Malaika Tubbs shines a light on the strong women behind three influential Black leaders Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Dog Flowers’ traces a mother’s struggle and a daughter’s hope

In a memoir about family and identity, Danielle Geller uses her archival skills to create a portrait of her absent mother. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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‘Dog Flowers’ traces a mother’s struggle and a daughter’s hope

In a memoir about family and identity, Danielle Geller uses her archival skills to create a portrait of her absent mother. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-02-05 15:52:48 UTC ]
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Little Tiger scoops mother and daughter middle-grade series

Little Tiger is to publish "a fresh take on the witch school genre" middle-grade series by mother and daughter partnership Honor and Perdita Cargill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“Two Beings Entwined”: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of Conflict and Healing, by Renee H. Shea

Interviews   Harlan Margaret Van Cao and Lan Cao / Courtesy of Penguin Random House Family in Six Tones: A Refugee Mother, an American Daughter (Viking, 2020) is a memoir written in alternating narrative chapters between Lan Cao and Harlan... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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How The Publishing World Is Staying Afloat During The Pandemic

Quarantine may be a golden opportunity to finally read "War and Peace" — but it's not an easy time for the book industry. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Baltimore Sun looks to non-profit status to stay afloat amid coronavirus threat

Paper owned by Tribune has seen deep cuts to newsroomBaltimore-based group wants paper to become non-profitThe Baltimore Sun has just won the Pulitzer prize for local reporting, despite years of job cuts and as the coronavirus pandemic appears set to ravage the nation’s journalism sector even... Continue reading at The Guardian

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‘Wild Game’ is an eloquent — and lurid — tale of a mother-daughter bond gone awry

Adrienne Brodeur’s memoir is a riveting account of what it was like to be her mother’s secret-keeper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Procter & Gamble, a U.S. soccer sponsor, backs the women’s team's fight for equal pay: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Procter & Gamble’s Secret deodorant brand, an official sponsor of U.S.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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'This generation is different'; Frances-White says women will take trade's top jobs

Almost 200 people attended the first official Conduit event, as host Deborah Frances-White spoke of how soon the industry’s top jobs will “routinely” be taken by women as this generation smashes the glass ceiling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Seven Ways I’ve Learned From Other Women To Fight Imposter Syndrome

Shortly after I was hired to be a columnist for Time’s website, I was asked to write about a book called The Confidence Code. Having actually been recruited and hired as a columnist, one would assume there’d be certain things I was capable of, such as writing a column. But this was my first... Continue reading at Fast Company

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T.D. Jakes's Daughter Recalls Pregnancy at 13 in Book Inspired by Mother Mary

Sarah Jakes, the daughter of The Potter’s Church founder T.D. Jakes who became pregnant at age 13, pairs the responsibilities of modern motherhood with teachings from the Mary, the mother of Jesus, in her new book "Dear Mary." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Children’s signs mother daughter duo

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has signed a book about an aspiring actress from mother and daughter writing duo Perdita and Honor Cargill. Waiting for Callback, aimed at readers aged 11+, is about Elektra, a young girl who is discovered by an acting agent. She dreams of Oscar glory but... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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