In Mieko Kawakami’s engrossing novel, a woman’s demons emerge at night

The "Breasts and Eggs" author delivers another engrossing novel about a woman whose ascetic lifestyle masks a traumatic past. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-05 13:55:46 UTC ]
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Talking “Breasts and Eggs” with Japan’s Rising Literary Star, Mieko Kawakami

Mieko Kawakami, whose poignant and pointed debut novel Breasts and Eggs is this season’s LARB’s Book Club selection, joins Medaya Ocher and Boris Dralyuk to discuss her career as a musician, poet, blogger, and author, the challenges facing women around the world, the state of Japanese... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-07-24 17:23:00 UTC ]
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Mieko Kawakami on Her Favorite Murakami Story

At Lit Hub, David Karashima asked five Japanese writers, including Yoko Ogawa and Masatsugu Ono, to discuss their favorite short stories by Haruki Murakami. Mieko Kawakami, author of Breasts and Eggs, praises the story on loneliness and lost, “Tony Takitani.” “I think of Murakami as an athlete,”... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-07-22 20:30:36 UTC ]
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Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Libreria to mark night tube with all-night event

Libreria bookshop in East London is holding an all-night event to mark the launch of London’s Night Tube. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon strikes deal with Nielsen to measure NFL 'Thursday Night Football' ratings

E-commerce giant wants to give advertisers familiar ratings but hints it will also leverage purchase data. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Nielsen Strikes Measurement Deal With Amazon for Thursday Night Football

Even though Thursday Night Football is moving exclusively to Prime Video this season, marketers won't be in the dark about how many viewers are watching the games--and their ads. Nielsen and Amazon have signed a three-year agreement to measure Prime Video's NFL Thursday Night Football streaming... Continue reading at AdWeek

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She overcame bias as a woman in science. Her memoir is testimony.

Lindy Elkins-Tanton, lead scientist for NASA’s Psyche mission, describes challenges and successes in “A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman.” Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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A woman discovers her unusual origin — and 35 siblings

Chrysta Bilton's memoir, "Normal Family," is about her mother's pursuit of a family through donor sperm. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pamela Paul criticized for anti-trans opinion about the word 'woman'

After the former book editor of the New York Times published an Op-Ed decrying trans-inclusive language, the online literary community spoke out. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In ‘Florida Woman,’ wild animals aren’t as unpredictable as the humans

In Deb Rogers's debut novel, a woman arrested for a petty crime tries to start over at a wild animal sanctuary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Patterson Once Spotted A Woman Stealing One Of His Books

The bestselling author told Seth Meyers he almost embraced the woman before witnessing the theft. Continue reading at HuffPost

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How to watch 'Letter to a Stranger' night at the L.A. Times Book Club

Pico Iyer, Maggie Shipstead, Michelle Tea and Colleen Kinder discuss 'Letter to a Stranger' at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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George Pérez, Who Gave New Life to Wonder Woman, Dies at 67

Working for both Marvel and DC, he created comic book series that brought superheroes together, and was co-creator of The New Teen Titans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A Young Woman’s Formative Queer Affair With a Married Lover

Many of us know Michelle Hart from her wonderful work highlighting queer writers when she was the assistant books editor at O, the Oprah Magazine. Now, she has her own novel to add to the fold: We Do What We Do In The Dark, an exquisitely written, intimately affecting novel about Mallory, a... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Many Americans distrust emerging technology, new study finds

For more than a century, popular science fiction has promised us a future filled with robotics and AI technologies. In 2022, many of those dreams are being realized — computers recognize us on sight and cars can drive themselves, we’re building intelligent exoskeletons that multiply our strength... Continue reading at Engadget

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In ‘Fencing with the King,’ a search for family truths puts a woman at odds with her powerful uncle

Diana Abu-Jaber's writing is propulsive — but silkily so, wending on limber paragraphs that allow her to move with ease across a wide-ranging story about conflicted identities. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Harvey Fierstein — warts, ego and all — in his juicy memoir 'I Was Better Last Night'

Playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein reveals how a chubby gay kid from Brooklyn became a Broadway powerhouse and LBGTQ crusader. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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