In undelivered speeches, history’s alternate paths

An apology for D-Day's failure, Hillary Clinton's victory address and other remarks that were never given. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:01 UTC ]
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In undelivered speeches, history’s alternate paths

An apology for D-Day's failure, Hillary Clinton's victory address and other remarks that were never given. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:01 UTC ]
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In Francisco Goldman’s ‘Monkey Boy,’ an author grapples with the alternative facts of his family history

A train ride becomes a pretext for a long train of thought, as a man looks back at his past. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 Mind-Bending Alternate Histories

Sylvain Neuvel, author of the new sci-fi novel 'A History of What Comes Next,' picks ten of his favorite alternate histories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quercus acquires 'alternative post-war history' from C J Carey

Quercus will publish C J Carey's Widowland, a feminist dystopian novel set in a 1950s Nazi-ruled Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alternate Histories and Silenced Women: Sue Monk Kidd on Her New Novel The Book of Longing

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An Alternative History of Silicon Valley Disruption

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Outcry as Penguin India pulps 'alternative' history of Hindus

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W&N signs alternative history of 20th century

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired at auction a new non-fiction book offering an alternative... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Benjamin Zephaniah | 'To tell the real, honest truth about the history of Britain would mean changing the history books'

The latest book by Benjamin Zephaniah follows a Trinidadian woman who boarded the Windrush to pursue her singing dream. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Profile lands Kars' Cundhill History Prize-winning history of Guyanese revolt

Profile has acquired the Cundill History Prize-winning Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast, a "gripping and immersive" work of history uncovering a little-known slave revolt, by Marjoleine Kars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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History Press lands book on how CIA shaped history from Charlwood

The History Press has snapped up a new book on how the CIA has shaped history, by David Charlwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Histories of Violence: Unlearning History

THIS IS THE 37th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, a theorist of photography and visual culture. She is a professor of Modern Culture and Media and the Department of Comparative... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

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A Secret Letter to the KGB Turned A Lost Family History Into a Novel

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9 facing charges in Canada's biggest gold theft in the country's history

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Oh, Queer Canada: A Reading List for Americans in Search of LGBTQ Canadian History

When I was a child, my grandfather was embroiled in a quiet, and possibly entirely one-sided, feud with his next-door neighbor. Every summer I would visit my grandparents for a week, and follow Grandpa on his morning walks through the woodlot, along a path that skirted the neighbor’s field. Each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Unruly Writing: On the Problem with the Fragmented Art History Book

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Bookseller Oral History Project Finds Permanent Home at the University of Iowa Libraries

The Bookseller Oral History Project, a program intended to document and preserve the history of bookselling in the U.S., has found a permanent home at the University of Iowa Libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Erik Larson Is Confronting History’s Demons

The bestselling author’s latest, ‘The Demon of Unrest,’ documents the tense five-month period leading up to the American Civil War. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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