Long unsolved, a Harvard murder case gets a fresh look in ‘We Keep the Dead Close’

Becky Cooper’s book is both a true-crime tale and a quest for justice for the victim. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold Case, Warm Heart: Close-up on Robert Dugoni

In book eight of the Tracy Crosswhite series, the eponymous detective turns to the cold case files. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We Keep the Dead Close by Becky Cooper, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Author and narrator Becky Cooper’s true-crime audiobook, We Keep the Dead Close, chronicles... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-30 09:46:52 UTC ]
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For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news

Vice Media spent 2020 putting news more at the forefront of its brand, but it still has work to do positioning itself in the digital media landscape. The post For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-12-30 05:01:28 UTC ]
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Harvard Book Store Closes Temporarily Due to Employee Covid Infection

The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass., has temporarily closed to in-person browsing after a member of the staff tested positive for Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Death in Her Hands’ kicks off like a murder mystery. But the missing dead body is beside the point.

“Death in Her Hands” is not so much about solving a death as it is about conjuring a life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-23 14:05:17 UTC ]
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Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don't Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case.

A new comic book series imagines that Nancy has been killed, infuriating some fans of the unstoppable teen detective who made her debut 90 years ago. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-25 19:16:28 UTC ]
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The Deadly 1918 Flu Epidemic Gets a Fresh Treatment

Don Brown’s graphic nonfiction book “Fever Year” skillfully brings young readers directly into the (gruesome) action. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-07 16:04:59 UTC ]
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Emma Husar and BuzzFeed 'very close' to reaching settlement in defamation case

The former MP is suing the publisher over an article and social media posts outlining misconduct allegations she labelled ‘slut-shaming’Emma Husar and Buzzfeed are “very close” to settling the former federal MP’s defamation case against the online publisher which she claims portrayed her as “a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-19 03:16:17 UTC ]
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The Time Arthur Conan Doyle Helped Solve a Real Murder Case

Inside one of the most sensational crimes of the 20th century—and how Arthur Conan Doyle helped solve it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helen Bailey's murder trial enters closing stages

The man accused of murdering children's author Helen Bailey for financial gain "grossly deceived" her, jurors have heard, as the prosecution branded his account of a kidnapping "absurd" in the concluding stages of the six-week murder trial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Mass Media Is Dead. Long Live Micromedia

Remember the days when getting an author in the New York Times, on the Today show, Oprah, or, for us old-timers, Carson practically guaranteed a spot on the bestseller list? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook

Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrongHas the ebook had its day? If you’ve skimmed a newspaper over the past month you could be forgiven for thinking just that. “The physical book market is making a comeback after years of decline,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2013-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Publishers Must Address All Allegations Before E-book Case Can Be Closed, EU Says

Apple along with five ebook publishers must address all the European Commission's antitrust concerns before any settlement can be reached warned the European... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fresh complaint filed in US agency model case

Lawyers acting for the plaintiffs in the case against Apple and major publishers in the US over e... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Novelist Who Wrote an Essay Called “How to Murder Your Husband” Accused of Murdering Her Husband

A 68-year-old romance novelist living in a suburb of Portland who self-published an essay entitled “How to Murder Your Husband” seven years ago was arrested last week on charges of murdering her husband. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Island library board comes to its senses and reverses ban on children’s Pride displays.

Following the recent onslaught of attacks on LGBTQ+ rights across the nation, the Smithtown Library Board of Trustees passed a resolution on June 21st to remove all Pride month displays from their children’s sections across all four buildings in the library’s district. The New York Library... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-24 15:19:59 UTC ]
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Geraldine Brooks Had an Unpleasant Surprise When She Taught at Harvard

“Half my students had never read a Shakespeare play,” says the historical novelist, whose latest book is “Horse.” “That set my hair on fire.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-16 09:00:23 UTC ]
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One of the country’s oldest Black-owned bookstores is closing.

Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books has announced that they will be shutting their doors at the end of the year. Since the 1980s, this independent bookstore has dedicated itself to celebrating the voices of Black writers. They are known for their large selection of books on every subject relating to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-14 15:53:11 UTC ]
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