In World War II, serving Jesus while spying for the United States

Matthew Avery Sutton tells the stories of four missionaries who worked in the OSS. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-24 12:24:33 UTC ]
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The New Yorker Article Heard Round the World

John Hersey’s article titled simply “Hiroshima,” which comprised the entire feature space in the August 31, 1946, issue of The New Yorker, has been called by many the greatest, or at least the most important, journalistic achievement of the past century. Its life was extended when it was soon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-02 08:48:53 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 9.6% Last Week

After unit sales of print books hit a 2020 high in the week ended June 20, sales fell 9.6% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Though units fell compared to the previous week in 2020, sales jumped 18% over the comparable period in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Successfully Navigating a Publishing World Consumed by COVID-19

Today’s publishers are working to survive in a new reality where media consumption is up, but revenues are down. Let’s examine three ways publishers can thrive — not just survive — and prepare for success in the next normal. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-06-30 20:16:23 UTC ]
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Comics A–Z: Heroes From Farr to Jesus

This list highlights a hero for each letter of the alphabet. From Farr to Jesus, check out these comic book heroes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:37:30 UTC ]
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Small Presses Cope During Covid-19, Part II

Just like the companies in the New York City and Minneapolis publishing hubs, independent presses in other parts of the country said that sales are starting to rebound after two months of declines, a 'PW' survey has found. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Week of Solid Gains

Two anti-racist titles, each selling more than 100,000 copies, and books bought for Father's Day led to a 9.1% increase in unit sales of print books last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'Milo Imagines the World'

We take a look at the latest picture book collaboration from award-winning duo Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, which features a personal story about the stigma of incarceration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fix Your Mood, Fix the World

'The Book of Moods' author Lauren Martin, says controlling one's emotional state helps others because calm is contagious. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Taste of Home Serves Up Farmhouse Favorites

With its latest cookbook, Taste of Home offers comforting recipes from today’s country cooks. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

James Shapiro’s latest book examines key moments in American history in light of the themes and rhetoric of Shakespeare’s plays. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-19 22:45:42 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rise 5.6% in Mid-June

With all categories except adult nonfiction posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 5.6% in the week ended June 13, 2020, over the comparable week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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McGowan and Tan take CILIP medals with titles inspired by the natural world

Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 14:49:12 UTC ]
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Breaking the World So It Can Bud Again: On Ellen Bass’s “Indigo”

INDIGO, THE LATEST BOOK of poetry by Ellen Bass, reflects the unique perspective of an unusual poetic life and the complex traumas and pleasures of a thoughtful, observant sensibility. Bass published four books between 1973 and 1980 that you may not have heard of. On the back of I’m Not Your... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-17 17:00:43 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Led by sales in the adult nonfiction category, and especially by sales increases in titles on race and social justice, unit sales of print books rose 1.6% last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairies and their magical worlds have captivated us for centuries. Here are some of the books that did it best.

Emerging from the mist of British folk tales and beliefs, the Fae did not always resemble the cute winged creatures in Disney’s “Peter Pan.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-16 05:17:33 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Increased 6.8% in Early June

Unit sales of print books rose 6.8% in the week ended June 6, 2020, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-10 18:50:00 UTC ]
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