Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and Mary Anne Mohanraj on the Anniversary of Apollo 11 and Space Exploration

In this episode of the Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast, author and illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and science fiction writer Mary Anne Mohanraj talk to hosts V. V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and how space exploration has been rendered in images, nonfiction, and fiction. What has been erased from […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 08:47:28 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Anne Raeff’s ‘Only the River’ travels the globe and spans decades to explore one family’s secrets

One of Raeff’s signal strengths is to immerse readers in the sensuous present of any era, in each setting’s vibrant textures and temperatures. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The biggest barrier to future space exploration is in our heads

With enough time, the technological challenges of sending humans to Mars and beyond are solvable. But psychologically, we’re not ready to leave our home. In 1945 British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke—now best known for 2001: A Space Odyssey—correctly predicted the invention of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Mary Shelley biography to mark Frankenstein's 200th anniversary

Wren & Rock, an imprint of Hachette Children’s Group, is marking next month’s 200th anniversary of Frankenstein with a book about Mary Shelley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spell binders: How Juliette MacIver, Toby Morris, Mary-anne Scott and Lisala Halapua write their acclaimed children's books

We meet four finalists in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and ask them how they create the words and images that capture kids' imaginations. Continue reading at Stuff

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Hodder reissues 'lost' novella for Mary Stewart anniversary

Hodder & Stoughton is reissuing The Wind off the Small Isles, a "lost" novella by Mary Stewart, known for her gothic romantic thrillers and historical novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Review: Number 11 by Jonathan Coe

Number 11 is comprised of five interconnecting stories that demonstrate a powerful imagination, a keen observational eye, and deep compassion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anne Marie Métailié: “Publishing Requires Bulletproof Stubbornness”

France’s Anne Marie Métailié, winner of the Guadalajara Book Fair’s (FIL) publishing merit award, describes working in publishing as an imperfect love story. The post Anne Marie Métailié: “Publishing Requires Bulletproof Stubbornness” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Four Questions for...'Thug Kitchen' Publisher Mary Ann Naples

PW talked to Mary Ann Naples, senior v-p and publisher Rodale, about the controversial book, the backlash, and how the company has hounded the duo about getting started on a second project. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Epilepsy explored at Jonathan Cape

Jonathan Cape has bought a new book about epilepsy by writer and BBC Radio 4 science producer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Space Exploration Looks Even More Awesome in Lego

There's no denying that two of the greatest things humankind has done is go to space and invent LEGOs. Therefore, combining these two passions can only yield something amazing. And that's exactly what has come from two brick-based artists named Peter Reid and Tim Goddard in a book called LEGO... Continue reading at Wired

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'Saving Mr. Banks' trailer explores how 'Mary Poppins' was adapted for the big screen (+video)

'Saving Mr. Banks' stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as 'Poppins' author P.L. Travers in the story of how the children's book became a Disney film. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Marie Claire noticed Meghan Markle’s gray hair, and people noticed Marie Claire’s stupidity

Extra! Extra! Have you heard the news? Actress and soon-to-be-Royal Family in-law Meghan Markle has … a gray hair. Marie Claire noticed this and thought it worthy to write about. The fashion magazine tweeted “Meghan Markle Has A Single Gray Hair,” and included a zoomed-in close up with a... Continue reading at Fast Company

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It's Complicated review – 'online space is teenagers' only public space'

This study of teenagers' social networking habits shows that's it's not technology they are 'addicted' to – it's friendship groupsForget the revelations about the NSA: one group in society has been living with surveillance for years. A group whose every move is tracked, whose freedom of movement... Continue reading at The Guardian

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11 of the Best Stories about the Supernatural

From ghost stories to chilling horror tales to short retellings of classic fairy tales, the short story form has often been at home to the supernatural. Below, we select and introduce ten of the very best short stories which feature some supernatural element: a ghost, a magical talisman, a... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #7, Featuring Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Author of 'Finding My Voice'

Lee is set to appear in conversation with Lynn Nguyen from the Los Angeles Public Library. The live stream is set for Tuesday, July 5th at 1 PM ET. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From Pediatric Cancer to Outer Space: PW Talks to Hayley Arceneaux

Arceneaux, an astronaut on SpaceX’s Inspiration4 last September, describes how having cancer as a child changed her faith and the rest of her life in ‘Wild Ride: A Memoir of IV Drips and Rocket Ships’ (Convergent, Sept. 6). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Celebrate the The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art's 20th anniversary with a whole summer of Eric Carle goodness! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Liberation is having a space to call your own. L.A.'s Reparations Club proves it

For founder and owner Jazzi McGilbert, the concept bookshop and creative space is a physical offering for Black people in L.A. to be themselves. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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