Julia Alvarez and the Female Book of Job

The National Medal of Arts recipient reflects on the immigration crisis in Afterlife, her first novel for adults in almost 15 years. The post Julia Alvarez and the Female Book of Job appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-02-20 11:00:47 UTC ]
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Nemo the Library Fish’s New Job, La Revo Books, and More Good Book News This Week

A library goldfish finds a new job as a therapy fish and more good book news this week. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-12 11:41:00 UTC ]
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Male Characters Still Outnumber Female Characters in Children’s Books

The giraffe or elephant main character in your children's book is probably male. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-20 14:26:39 UTC ]
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On TikTok, crying is encouraged. Colleen Hoover’s books get the job done.

The best-selling author of “It Ends With Us” has struck a chord with her emotional novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-20 11:00:33 UTC ]
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Words with Fangs: Finding Myself in Julia Alvarez’s How the García Girls Lost Their Accents

I’ve had the grand pleasure of meeting Julia Alvarez twice. The first meeting was figurative: I met her through her writing. I was in middle school, searching for a silent reading book in my classroom library. There, on the shelf of books that seemed less shelf than treasure chest, was a novel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-14 09:49:59 UTC ]
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Julia Fine: Ghosts of Rebel Children’s Book Authors

The author of The Upstairs House on postpartum depression, hauntings, and the legacy of Margaret Wise Brown. Continue reading at Guernica

[ Guernica | 2021-11-18 03:45:32 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair cuts jobs in 'painful' restructure

Frankfurt Book Fair has completed its restructure and cut an undisclosed number of roles in what it has called a “painful and far-reaching” process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 06:13:00 UTC ]
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Job cuts on the way as Frankfurt Book Fair considers future plans

The Frankfurt Book Fair has warned job cuts are on the way as director Juergen Boos outlined future “modernising” plans that will see virtual events play a larger part in future fairs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 02:55:29 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio signs 'vital' book on female leadership

Hodder & Stoughton imprint Hodder Studio has acquired Strong Female Lead: Lessons from Women in Power, the first book from Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 17:57:22 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Poetry, From ‘White Blood’ to the Book of Job

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 12:05:57 UTC ]
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An Afternoon with Julia Alvarez on Afterlife

Join us online as Books & Books’ Mitchell Kaplan sits down with Julia Alvarez, the internationally bestselling author of In The Time of the Butterflies and How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents to discuss her first adult novel in fifteen years, Afterlife. We welcome you to engage and ask... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-26 14:48:32 UTC ]
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In Julia Alvarez’s ‘Afterlife,’ a widow faces a moral quandary

A Dominican American woman’s conundrums echo our national conversation about migrant communities. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-08 14:57:00 UTC ]
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Julia Alvarez discusses her radically different novel, 'Afterlife' (and defends 'American Dirt')

Julia Alvarez's "Afterlife" is her first novel for adults in 15 years. She talks about loss, fragmentation and "American Dirt." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-02 22:24:09 UTC ]
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'Nobody in Tesco buys spy books by women': how female authors took on the genre

Publishing’s long established boys’ club in espionage fiction is having its cover blown by a new school led by Stella Rimington, Manda Scott and Charlotte PhilbyWhen Stella Rimington, the former director general of MI5 and spy author, wrote a new foreword last year to The Spy’s Bedside Book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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Wes Moore, Julia Alvarez Highlight ALA Midwinter 2020 Speakers Program

At the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, librarians will gear up for what figures to be an eventful year with a slate of inspiring authors and speakers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vertebrate sends free Fantastic Female Adventurers book to schools

Indie publisher Vertebrate is sending out free copies of Lily Dyu’s Fantastic Female Adventurers to schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 13:16:08 UTC ]
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Faith Meets Female Empowerment In These New Books

New titles address issues faced by today’s girls with highlights from the lives of powerful women in history, celebrations of cultural and physical differences, and faith-based teachings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

Stella Count researchers say gender parity reached by most publicationsResearchers have praised most Australian publications for reaching gender parity in their book review sections last year.Of published book reviews in Australia in 2018 49% were for books written by women, according to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Female artists have been overlooked and ignored. This book wants to correct that.

“The Trouble with Women Artists” collects dozens of biographies and copious artwork in one gorgeous volume. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 13:53:30 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury snaps up female incontinence book

Bloomsbury imprint Green Tree will publish a “heartfelt” book about female incontinence by writer Luce Brett entitled PMSL: Or How I Literally Pissed Myself Laughing and Survived the Last Taboo to Tell the Tale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:52:50 UTC ]
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