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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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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US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’

Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning. The post US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-18 17:52:15 UTC ]
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Held Hostage in Syria, a Reporter Tells What It Took to Survive

“Blindfold” is the American journalist Theo Padnos’s memoir of his nearly two years in captivity and a meditation on resilience. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-16 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Joan Didion’s ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’ shows a writer ahead of her time

Didion’s writing has often revealed what was previously hidden, parsed what was unconscious. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-09 13:00:00 UTC ]
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At 22, Suleika Jaouad was diagnosed with cancer. Now she’s delivering a hopeful message when we need it the most.

‘Between Two Kingdoms’ shows us not only how to live through a painful time, but also how to live, period. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Announces Winners of First Annual “Black History, Black Stories” Contest

The contest was created by Macmillan Learning "to elevate Black voices in education and in recognition of the fight for social justice inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Joan Didion commands the essay form in ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’

A collection of Didion's work showcases her evolution as a young writer and exhibits her preoccupation with understanding the world through writing. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-02-01 23:55:55 UTC ]
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Joan Didion commands the essay form in ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’

A collection of Didion's work showcases her evolution as a young writer and exhibits her preoccupation with understanding the world through writing. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-02-01 23:55:55 UTC ]
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Pam Mandel on Discovering the True-to-Life YA Story She Was Meant to Tell: Her Own

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Pam Mandel, whose book, The Same River Twice: A Memoir of Dirtbag Backpackers, Bomb Shelters, and Bad Travel, is out from Skyhorse Publishing. The book charts Mandel’s travels abroad as a young woman trying to figure out... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-29 09:48:53 UTC ]
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Film review: in My Salinger Year, hope and optimism win out

Based on Joanna Rakoff's memoir of working for JD Salinger's agent, the film lacks some of the wit but none of the heart of Joanna's story. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-01-13 01:19:06 UTC ]
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Who Gets to Tell the Story of the Midwest?

I originally called Columbus a cowtown. When I first emailed Anne Trubek, the founder and director of Belt Publishing, about the possibility of editing an anthology about Columbus, Ohio, I proposed they publish a Columbus anthology as part of their city anthology series because, “Columbus, Ohio... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-12 09:49:51 UTC ]
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Watch this forgotten short film written by Dr. Seuss.

Today in 1986 we lost the great P.D. Eastman, who was known for his work under the Dr. Seuss brand of Random House—children’s staples like Go, Dog. Go! and Are You My Mother? But Eastman was also a screenwriter and animator; in fact, he met Theodor Geisel (who later took the name Dr. Seuss) when […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-07 17:30:32 UTC ]
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How machine learning technology boosts contextual targeting for advertisers

In a time of dramatic changes, advertisers are course-correcting targeting efforts to adhere to the ever-evolving digital media landscape. One solution that addresses numerous areas of transformation — from consumer habits to privacy regulations and the demise of third-party cookies — is... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-12-15 02:00:43 UTC ]
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What a History of Book-Burning Can Tell Us About Preserving Knowledge Today

Lack of funding for libraries is as dangerous as any conquering army in this chronicle of information destroyed throughout the ages. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-12-08 21:32:42 UTC ]
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How a DACA recipient came to tell the stories of 'The Undocumented Americans'

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio talks about her eye-opening book "The Undocumented Americans" and what it taught her about herself. She'll join the LAT Book Club on Dec. 15. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-12-08 15:00:23 UTC ]
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What a New Book Expo Could Learn From the Helsinki Book Fair

Picture yourself at the Javitz Center in Manhattan during a Book Expo trade show. Your feet ache. You’re longing for caffeine, but the line for the only Starbucks is miles long, plus that guy from your last job is holding court in its middle. It’s years since the last time you actually conducted... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 09:49:41 UTC ]
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A Definitive Ranking of Roald Dahl Film Adaptations

Roald Dahl holds a special place in my childhood. I still have vivid memories of reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda in school (we even read his rather unsavory memoir Boy; his accounts of boarding school bullying haunt me to this day!) and of watching the delightful early ’90s... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-20 12:00:50 UTC ]
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Embrace streaming to stay relevant, Tellander tells publishers

Hesitant UK and US publishers need to move into audiobook streaming to stay relevant, and maintain premium pricing in the face of interest from music services such as Spotify, Storytel's c.e.o. Jonas Tellander has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 09:52:56 UTC ]
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What I Learned About Maintaining A Book Club And Keeping It Positive

A reader recounts her long journey starting and maintaining a book club, and offers tips learned through the process. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-17 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Gayle's Half the World Away optioned by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films

Mike Gayle’s Half A World Away (Hodder & Stoughton, 2019) has been optioned for television by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films with actress Michelle Collins attached.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 04:01:47 UTC ]
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