In ‘The Fortune Men,’ a corrupt legal system frames an innocent man

Nadifa Mohamed's novel is inspired by the life and death of Mahmood Hussein Mattan. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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‘Lies With Man’ shines a light on anti-gay policies. It’s also a great legal novel.

The latest volume of Michael Nava’s Henry Rios mystery series demonstrates his mastery of the genre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A fed-up judge condemns the inequities in America’s legal system

Jed S. Rakoff is frustrated that white-collar criminals go free while the indigent do time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Trump’s legal strategy: If you can’t beat the case, beat the system

James D. Zirin explains how Trump, throughout his life, has either ignored the law or used it as a weapon. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Eight men, one chaotic election and the birth of the modern primary system

Aram Goudsouzian explains how the 1968 campaign upended the power of party leaders. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A venture capitalist’s solutions for our troubled legal system

Bruce Cannon Gibney addresses a long, long list of problems with U.S. criminal justice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Men’s Health Recruits Staffers From Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune

During his time at Bloomberg Businessweek, deputy editor Brad Wieners collected three American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) awards and was also heavily involved in the events side of the publication. A magazine industry veteran whose career has also included stints with Wired, Outside... Continue reading at AdWeek

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George Braziller: the man who published Pamuk and Janet Frame in America

At age 99, renown indie publisher George Braziller looks back on 70 years in the book business, and a career that saw him rub shoulders with Sartre and PicassoHe pursued Jean-Paul Sartre in Paris, dined with Pablo Picasso in Antibes, and rescued New Zealand’s Janet Frame from the manuscript... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Summary and Analysis of Richard Wright’s ‘The Man Who Was Almost a Man’

‘The Man Who Was Almost a Man’ is a short story by the American author Richard Wright (1908-60), originally published as ‘Almos’ a Man’ in Harper’s Bazaar in 1940 before being revised by Wright later in his life. The final version was published in 1960. In the story, a black […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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In ‘The Great Man Theory’ a middle-aged man can’t shift out of neutral

Teddy Wayne's novel is a character study of a protagonist stuck in a rut of self-regard. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Agent Alert: Gail Fortune of The Talbot Fortune Agency

Literary agent alerts (this one with Gail Fortune of The Talbot Fortune Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. The post Agent Alert: Gail Fortune of The Talbot Fortune Agency by Robert Lee Brewer... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at Slate

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club

Oprah is great for women, but she's not talking to men. Isn't it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Lachlan Murdoch alleges Crikey hired marketing firm to turn legal threat into subscription drive

News Corp co-chair’s lawyer tells federal court she intends to show Crikey did not republish article for public interest reasonsFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastCrikey hired a marketing company to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Will Self: ‘I’m seen as a still-walking dead white man’

The novelist on his new collection of journalism, why he regrets criticising Sally Rooney and how he’s never shaken off the influence of JG Ballard“I’ll see your eidolon next Tuesday,” writes Will Self, 61, when I email to arrange a video call to discuss his new collection of journalism, Why... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Lachlan Murdoch’s legal team loses bid to have parts of Crikey’s defamation defence dismissed

Australian independent publisher’s application to strike out parts of Murdoch’s reply also failed ahead of defamation trialFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastLachlan Murdoch’s application to have... Continue reading at The Guardian

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For men torn down by war, getting back up is a battle worthy of hope

Combat veteran Bill Glose’s short stories in “All the Ruined Men” crack open the challenges faced by Gulf War soldiers and their families. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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