Laughing through the tears: Lulu Wang navigates contradictions in The Farewell

Opening in the middle of the hot, hazy blockbuster season, Lulu Wang's The Farewell — based on a very personal, bittersweet experience from her own life — is being described as an indie hit of the summer. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-07-21 08:00:16 UTC ]
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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Rummaging Around Short Story Collections With Xuan Juliana Wang

At the Rumpus, Xuan Juliana Wang discusses the art of the short story in a round table that includes Kimberly King Parsons, Dantiel W. Moniz, Mary South, and Ashley Wurzbacher. The panel shares their thoughts on crafting a collection, along with what draws them to short stories in the first... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-06-24 20:30:14 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Booksellers on Navigating a Post-Pandemic World

A panel of indie booksellers discussed survival in a post-pandemic world, including the impact upon them of Amazon's predatory practices, and called upon publishers to recognize the e-tail giant's effects on independent bookselling as an industry-wide problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We Always Rise.’ A Black-Owned Bookstore in Newark Navigates the Pandemic

Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-22 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Live, laugh, lesbian

Having flipped the script in her début, author Laura Kay makes the case for fiction that embraces all aspects of the queer experience.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sally Thorne’s ‘Second First Impressions’ is full of cracking attraction and cackling laughs

As soon as you turn the last page of this modern romance, you’ll be fighting the urge to flip back to page one. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In ‘The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock,’ it’s the contradictions that made the man

Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Saying Farewell to PW’s First Lady

Colleagues and former coworkers share memories of Daisy Maryles, who died on March 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Embla Books acquires 'laugh-out-loud' debut in first deal

Bonnier Books UK's new digital-first imprint Embla Books has bought Laura Starkey's debut, Rachel Ryan’s Resolutions, as its first acquisition.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 11:15:26 UTC ]
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Farewell to Ferlinghetti

In the middle of the pandemic, City Lights bookstore is still open and it’s thriving. But yesterday it said goodbye to its eternally hip hundred-and-one-year-old cofounder, the poet, publisher, and community activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2021-02-24 15:21:05 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio snaps up Phil Wang's debut, Sidesplitter

Hodder Studio will publish comedian Phil Wang’s debut Sidesplitter: How to be from Two Worlds at Once, exploring his experience of living between England and Malaysia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 08:45:25 UTC ]
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S&S pre-empts 'laugh-out-loud' graphic novel series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has pre-empted full-colour graphic novel series Kitty Quest by cartoonist Phil Corbett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 21:07:48 UTC ]
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The Hyena’s Laugh: I. U. Tarchetti and the Birth of Italian Gothic

TARCHETTI! WHO WAS TARCHETTI? To Italian readers, he is very much a “minor author” in the landscape of their national literature as it is currently drawn. Although he died in 1869, he can still vie in the cultural marketplace, where his “best” work remains available in cheap paperback editions.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-12-04 16:00:52 UTC ]
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Headline to publish 'laugh out loud funny' memoir of autism

Headline has acquired Drama Queen, a "compelling and funny" memoir about autism from comedy writer Sara Gibbs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 03:20:34 UTC ]
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HCG bags YA novel about Bengali-Irish girls navigating queerness

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two YA novels from debut author Adiba Jaigirdar, including two "heart-warming" queer romances based in Dublin featuring Bengali protagonists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 05:52:10 UTC ]
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Ruby Hamad’s essay about White women’s tears went viral. ‘White Tears/Brown Scars’ delves deeper into performative victimhood.

The essays outline how a tactical affect upholds the status quo of white privilege and power. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 11:26:39 UTC ]
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Nonprofits step up to help minority entrepreneurs navigate the pandemic

When Covid-19 began to take its toll on New York City's economy in mid-March, Harlem Community News publisher Pat Stevenson didn't know how she would survive. Stevenson's revenue is completely... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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DK to publish entrepreneurs' guide to navigating racial bias in the workplace

DK is publishing a business book exploring "the unavoidable truths about racial bias in the working world", called Twice As Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes and Creating Space for Success, by Raphael and Opeyemi Sofoluke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 22:13:29 UTC ]
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