Jeremy Mulford obituary

My friend Jeremy Mulford, who has died aged 79, was a poet, publisher and editor who founded Falling Wall Press in the early 1970s as a way of disseminating radical pamphlets on education and the women’s movement by authors such as Harold Rosen and Sheila Rowbotham.As the venture thrived he also published books such as Worktown People, a collection of Humphrey Spender’s photographs from northern England, Eleanor Rathbone’s The Disinherited Family and the widely read Nella Last’s War, the second world war diaries of a housewife. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeremy O. Harris: Brandon Taylor ‘Subjugates Us With the Deft Hand of a Dom’

In the debut novel “Real Life,” a biochemistry Ph.D. candidate confronts the harder lessons of how to be a gay black man in a white world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-18 10:00:07 UTC ]
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Jeremy O. Harris: Brandon Taylor ‘Subjugates Us With the Deft Hand of a Dom’

In the debut novel “Real Life,” a biochemistry Ph.D. candidate confronts the harder lessons of how to be a gay black man in a white world. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-18 10:00:07 UTC ]
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Obituary: Clay Winters

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Piers Jones obituary

My son Piers Jones, who has died aged 47 from cancer, worked as a digital publishing expert at the Guardian for eight years before becoming the first chief digital officer at the Natural History Museum in London.In various roles at the Guardian from 2008 onwards he helped to make it possible for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-03 12:22:41 UTC ]
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Obituary: Da Chen

Da Chen, whose memoirs for both adults ('Colors of the Mountain') and young readers ('Girl Under a Red Moon') chronicled his experiences growing up during China's Cultural Revolution, died of lung cancer on December 17 in Temecula, Calif.; he was 57. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Linda Cannon, Parson Weems' Co-Owner, Dies at 68

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeremy Corbyn vows to protect libraries from forces of doom.

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