Jesmyn Ward | 'I want to tell the truth about this place'

We talked to Jesmyn Ward about her National Book Award-winnning third novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Signs Jesmyn Ward to Two-Book Deal

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward will follow up her NBA-winning novel 'Sing, Unburied, Sing,' with two new books, to be published by Scribner and Caitlyn Dlouhy Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Coming of Age in Mississippi: Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward is a BookExpo veteran, who has attended the show multiple times, in connection with her bestselling titles "Salvage the Bones" (Bloomsbury), which won the 2011 National Book Award, and her memoir,"Men We Reaped" (Bloomsbury, 2013). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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The NewFronts So Far: Truth, Half-Truths and Truth Fatigue

DAY 1NEWFRONTS FATIGUE SET IN EARLY, after the annual two-week showcase for digital video began with a two-hour pitch to advertisers by The New York Times. The Times paraded out its journalists the way other digital publishers might tout their social influencers as #NewFronts became a trending... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox?

We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox. The Ready Player Two promotional event will start with a Q&A... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 18:01:53 UTC ]
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Salena Godden | 'I was in a very dark place and looking for the light'

"It comes from a place of grieving. I was mourning, I was in a very dark place and looking for the light,” says Salena Godden, the acclaimed performance poet and now novelist, of her blazing début, Mrs Death Misses Death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rashmi Sirdeshpande | 'Factual books have such an important place'

"In a world where fake news can travel scarily fast, factual books have such an important place.” Rashmi Sirdeshpande’s second children’s non-fiction book How to Change the World, illustrated by Annabel Tempest, will be published by Puffin in January. Speaking over the phone from her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 14:20:32 UTC ]
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Swerving to Arrive at Truth: On Louise Glück as My Teacher, by Ani Gjika

Essay Detail from Glück’s letter to the author / Courtesy of the author In a tribute to her teacher being named the 2020 laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature, a past protégée offers a glimpse into Glück’s renowned generosity in the classroom... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Can’t Handle the Truth

An author remains frustrated that publishers favor fictionalized stories over true accounts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Emily Gravett | 'There’s a place in picture books for all kinds of things'

Author-illustrator Emily Gravett caps off a busy 12 months with her new picture book Too Much Stuff, a tale about how less can often be more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 10:27:38 UTC ]
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Pursuing truth — and fame — a reporter blurred journalism’s boundaries

The complicated life of Elias Demetracopoulos, who had as many detractors as sources. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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We don’t need Michael Cohen to know the truth about Trump

In April, on the first night of Passover, Michael Cohen—Donald Trump’s former fixer, who was then incarcerated at Otisville prison, in New York—took an early manuscript of a book he’d been working on, and tossed it into a fire that Orthodox inmates had built to burn leavened bread. According to... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-09 12:20:26 UTC ]
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Truth Itself Becomes Suspicious: On Rob Brotherton’s “Bad News: Why We Fall for Fake News”

IN 1889, the science fiction writer Jules Verne and his son, Michel, envisioned that, in a thousand years, there would be a personally curated newsfeed. What’s really remarkable about that futuristic prediction, says author Rob Brotherton in his new book, Bad News: Why We Fall for Fake News, is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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A frustrating search for the truth about America’s biological warfare

Nicholson Baker recounts his attempts at research using the Freedom of Information Act. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Matthew Baker’s ‘Why Visit America,’ the U.S. is an absurd place, but also full of hope

Baker’s short story collection brilliantly envisions everyday life for individuals in alternative Americas. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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15+ Library Stickers To Show Your Love of That Special Place

When you love libraries and love stickers, you best swag up with these library stickers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The reporter who revealed the truth about Hiroshima

Lesley M.M. Blume tells the story of John Hersey’s influential article on the bomb’s aftermath. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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It Takes Many Voices to Find the Truth

Yesterday I stopped in at my local bookstore in London. It’s a small shop, but a good one, and seeing its doors open again was like hearing an ice-cream truck from a block away as a kid. I walked straight into traffic to cross the street to get there. Inside the reality of our time […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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