Margaret Thatcher’s last stand

Charles Moore recounts the Iron Lady’s triumphant political comeback and sad decline. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-06 13:58:32 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel attacks critics over BBC’s Margaret Thatcher story broadcast

Exclusive: Author makes spirited response to Mail on Sunday after corporation decides to air The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher on Radio 4’s Book at BedtimeRead Hilary Mantel’s controversial short storyMan Booker prize-winning author Hilary Mantel delivered a spirited attack on her critics... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Glennon Doyle doesn’t work alone: The ‘Untamed’ author and agent Margaret Riley King discuss their creative process

“Our collaboration is like a river,” Doyle says of working with her agent. “We’re in it all the time together.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sentinel stands guard in top spot as market jumps 8%

Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel (Corgi) has claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale, selling 19,996 copies, as sales figures return to the Nielsen BookScan charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-23 15:29:43 UTC ]
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'Arms' Race: Where We Stand One Year into the Covid-19 Crisis

As we approach the one year anniversary of the first U.S. Covid-19 lockdowns, PW spoke with Columbia University epidemiologist Jeffrey Shaman, who offered a frank assessment of where we stand in our battle against Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Maron, Acclaimed Mystery Writer, Dies at 82

She was known for two book series centered on complex female characters, and for stories that illuminated her native North Carolina. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-02 23:14:40 UTC ]
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Local news could disappear if Canada doesn't stand up to tech giants, Winnipeg newspaper publisher says

Days after Canada pledged to make Facebook pay for news content amid an ongoing media battle with tech giants, a Winnipeg newspaper publisher is warning local news could be in trouble if the government doesn’t take bold action. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-21 22:04:21 UTC ]
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Read the American short stories George Saunders thinks will stand the test of time.

There’s so much contemporary fiction released every day, it’s hard to keep track—and it’s hard to know which works will still be remembered in a year and which will slip into obscurity. Luckily, we have George Saunders to guide us. In an interview with Los Angeles Review of Books, Saunders was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-05 16:37:34 UTC ]
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One of Europe’s Great Libraries Didn’t Stand a Chance… In Either of the World Wars

Exactly a century after the burning of Washington another invading army encountered a library, and saw it as a perfect way to strike a blow at the heart of their enemy. This time the action would have a global impact, as the means of spreading news had been transformed in the century since the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-02 09:48:49 UTC ]
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Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel stands guard in top spot

Lee Child's 25th Jack Reacher title The Sentinel (Bantam), written with his brother Andrew, has gone straight to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 55,751 copies sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 03:50:06 UTC ]
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The new cover of Bazaar Art is based on a Margaret Atwood poem.

Here’s an unusual bit of adaptation news: the painter Michaela Yearwood-Dan has created a limited edition cover for the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar‘s Bazaar Art based on Margaret Atwood’s poem “Feather,” from her latest book Dearly, her first collection of poetry in over a decade. You can... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 15:05:11 UTC ]
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Margaret Busby: how Britain's first black female publisher revolutionised literature – and never gave up

In her 20s, she set up her own company, publishing everyone from James Ellroy to the Worst Witch series, and changing Britain for the better, book by book There is a revealing story Margaret Busby tells, about the first novel she published. A family friend had bumped into a former US serviceman... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-22 05:00:17 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

Between 1,500 and 2,000 members of the North American literary world signed an open letter offering support to trans and nonbinary communities. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-09 21:31:58 UTC ]
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The rise of the CIA and the decline of America’s moral standing

Scott Anderson argues that politicians and bureaucrats corrupted an idealistic agency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘War,’ by Margaret MacMillan

In “War: How Conflict Shaped Us,” Margaret MacMillan examines the impact of war, both bad and good. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-06 09:00:08 UTC ]
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We stand with Dangarembga, says Stephen Page

The c.e.o. of Faber has released a statement supporting Booker Prize shortlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga, ahead of her trial in Harare today (Friday 18th September). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 14:45:34 UTC ]
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Shobna Gulati: 'I've played the Queen, Thatcher and the Virgin Mary – on radio'

As she publishes a moving memoir, the Corrie, Dinnerladies and West End star talks about her three-decade battle with typecasting – and almost dying of Covid-19 Shobna Gulati is speaking about this past horrendous year in surprisingly serene tones. Her mother died last autumn, and a few months... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 05:00:14 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood on her virtual 'Testaments' tour wardrobe, totalitarianism and Trump

Ahead of a Chevalier's bookstore talk with Bradley Whitford, the "Handmaid's Tale" author talks about Ann Dowd, Zoom-worthy tops, dystopia and elections. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-14 14:00:45 UTC ]
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Why this author is taking a stand against Amazon’s audiobook monopoly

Famed writer and activist Cory Doctorow is selling the audio version of his upcoming book via Kickstarter to sidestep the walled garden of Amazon-owned audiobook platform Audible. When science fiction writer and activist Cory Doctorow releases his new novel, Attack Surface, next month, you’ll be... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-09-12 09:00:52 UTC ]
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Are You Ready to Stand in the Gap?

PW columnist Nicole A. Cooke on ways to turn antiracist knowledge and education into action. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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