Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

Author Bernardine Evaristo becomes the first black British woman to top the UK paperback fiction chart. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-06-12 11:06:56 UTC ]
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Post-Roe, Publishers Scramble to Meet the Political Moment

Sales of books concerning reproductive rights began moving up when the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked in May, and publishers are now working to meet demand following the June 24 decision by the Supreme Court that ended a constitutional right to an abortion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A history of gay Washington that lets homophobia steal the spotlight

James Kirchick applies the "secret city" trope to D.C.'s LGBTQ community, then mostly sidelines their voices. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Washington Post wins public service Pulitzer for Capitol attack coverage

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[ The Guardian | 2022-05-09 20:07:35 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Food Memoir?

What all comes together to make a food memoir good? A combination of food, context, history, voice, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Agard makes history with BookTrust win

The prolific and esteemed wordsmith John Agard has become the first poet to win BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What makes a good literary hoax? A political point, for starters

A true hoax provokes. It questions cultural biases, shattering conventions. But the curious case of the three men writing as a female author Carmen Mola does none of this. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Eugene Lim’s ‘Search History’ is a pulpish adventure interwoven with meditative moments

Lim’s novel fits into a loosely affiliated school of experimental books that play fast and loose with narrative conventions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Al Qasimi makes history at International Publishers Association as body hits 125

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The challenge facing Sally Buzbee at the Washington Post

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 16:45:36 UTC ]
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Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | 'We wanted to make a moment where the world disappears'

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Spotlight on: Dare to Make History: Equity on the Ice

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David Duchovny wants to be taken seriously as a novelist. His new book makes a good case.

“Truly Like Lightning” is an irreverent and ambitious tale that shows off the “X-Files” actor’s literary chops. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Where the headlines are made: inside newsrooms around the world - in pictures

Noel Bowler photographed some of the largest newsrooms across the world, exploring the physical spaces that house our modern press. With declining readership, reduced advertising and persistent questions about ‘truth’ and relevance of newspapers in the 21st century, the structures of print media... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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W&N signs Clark on history-making Tudor ladies-in-waiting

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

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