John Lewis’s final meditations on activism, spirituality, politics and love

From a civil rights icon, reflections on history and advice for today’s activists. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Final John le Carré novel, Silverview, to be published in October

Finished before his death in December, le Carré gave his blessing to publish the novel, which follows a bookseller who becomes embroiled in a spy leakSilverview, a final full-length novel by John le Carré, in which the late author delves into “the soul of the modern Secret Intelligence Service”,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 13:00:09 UTC ]
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John Burningham’s final picture book is poignant tale of ‘difficult’ dog’s last trip

Air Miles has been illustrated by his wife Helen Oxenbury and finished by Bill Salaman, friend of the author who died in 2019The final picture book from the late, much-loved children’s author John Burningham – in which “difficult dog” Miles goes on one final journey – has been completed by his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-15 06:00:18 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The story of the Black church, from the spiritual to the political to the personal

Henry Louis Gates Jr. offers a sweeping narrative that goes beyond gospel music. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #3: Politics and Libraries with EveryLibrary's John Chrastka

With the election days away, this is the perfect time to remember that public libraries exist in a political as well as a civic space. In this episode, hosts David Lankes and Nicole Cooke talk to John Chrastka, head of EveryLibrary, the country’s only political action committee for libraries,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Praising the life of John Lewis, and skipping the complexities

Jon Meacham highlights the late civil rights leader’s determination and decency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis

Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

[ MarketWatch.com | 2020-07-24 15:01:13 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Harper Inspire novel to tell C S Lewis love story

Harper Inspire has acquired a fictional re-telling of one of the most famous love stories set in the world of books – the love affair between the US writer and poet Joy Davidman and C S Lewis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Rep. John Lewis, the Saga Continues

In the March trilogy, Congressman John Lewis, a renowned figure in the history of the civil rights movement and American social justice, and congressional staffer Andrew Aydin, Lewis’s digital director and policy adviser, wrote a graphic memoir about the struggle for racial justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis will publish 'Run,' a follow-up to 'March,' in August

Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir series for young readers, “March,” about his civil rights work with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a trilogy. But a new book, “Run,” is coming, and more are on the way. Lewis, a civil rights hero, won the National Book Award for “March: Book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams to Publish Sequel to John Lewis’ March Trilogy

In August 2018 Abrams ComicArts will publish 'Run: Book One,' a sequel to Rep. John Lewis' National Book Award-winning civil rights graphic memoir, 'March.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olympian John Daly traces rekindled love of skeleton to question on a first date

The question stumped John Daly. Amid the usual first-date conversation at a Washington restaurant 15 months ago, the woman he met online asked what he was passionate about. Daly didn’t have an answer. Nothing in his life matched the rush from plunging headfirst downhill at more than 80 mph in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis Christmas ad accused of plagiarism by Mr Underbed author

Chris Riddell points out similarities between Moz the monster and a character from his 1986 picturebookA renowned writer and illustrator of children’s books has suggested John Lewis may have plagiarised one of his stories for its latest Christmas advert, which was launched to great fanfare last... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow partners with John Lewis on fifth Christmas ad book

Nosy Crow has created a children’s picture book based on this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert: Moz The Monster, which is published today to coincide with the ad's launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jill Thompson, John Lewis, Sonny Liew Take Home 2017 Eisner Awards

Jill Thompson's 'Wonder Woman: the True Amazon,' John Lewis' 'March Book Three,' and Sonny Liew's 'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye,' were among the graphic novels awarded Eisners at Friday night's ceremony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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