Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage

A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-19 21:57:30 UTC ]
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Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage

A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-19 21:57:30 UTC ]
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Time Hires Mark Howard as Its New Chief Operating Officer, Ushering in ‘Time 3.0’

The general news publisher Time has hired media executive Mark Howard as its new chief operating officer, according to a memo shared by chief executive officer Jessica Sibley. Howard, who will relocate to New York for the position, begins Monday. In the role, Howard will oversee operations... Continue reading at AdWeek

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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Terry Robards, 84, Dies; Lifted Fine Wines in America as a Times Critic

In columns and notably “The New York Times Book of Wine,” he introduced Americans to European and premium domestic varieties in the 1970s and ’80s. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-06-03 18:35:34 UTC ]
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Ken Fund, Former Quarto COO, Dies at 65

Fund, who worked at Quarto Publishing Group for 24 years and retired at the end of 2021, died on February 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘God forbid that a dog should die’: when Goodreads reviews go bad

From cancelled books to ‘review bombing’, it might seem as though the website can make or break a career. But how influential is it really?Something dramatic happens on a social media platform every day. On Goodreads, the anachro­nistically designed website for logging, rating (out of five) and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Book Review: ‘Burn Man: Selected Stories,’ by Mark Anthony Jarman

The anthology “Burn Man” selects from decades of Mark Anthony Jarman’s work, bringing the writer’s lush and searing stories to new readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-01-14 10:00:16 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘A Hitch in Time,’ by Christopher Hitchens

This bracing anthology of Christopher Hitchens’s work for The London Review of Books is just the ticket. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The ‘New York Times Book Review’ Mixes It Up

Gilbert Cruz, the new editor of the 'Review,' plans to keep experimenting to find the perfect formula for books coverage at the paper of record. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blue Mountains review – brilliant Georgian shaggy-dog satire on the Soviet mindset

A welcome revival of a 1980s comedy prophesying the collapse of the Soviet UnionHere is a revival of a 1983 film from the Georgian director Eldar Shengelaia (still alive at 90) and it is revealed as an intriguing, and perhaps even remarkable creation: a dapper, droll satire on Soviet... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Two-Time Booker Winner Hilary Mantel Dies at 70

Mantel, whose bestselling trilogy on the life of Thomas Cromwell earned her critical acclaim and three bestsellers, died on September 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here are the meanest lines from the Times review of Jared Kushner’s book.

The first major review for Breaking History—odious lickspittle Jared Kushner’s memoir about his tenure at the Trump White House—has dropped, and it is a doozy. Published by Broadside Books (a lamentable neocon imprint of Harper Collins which boasts a stable full of prize grievance ponies like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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It's time for Alberta's United Conservative Party to focus on uniting following leadership review

One of the first steps of healing the divisions within the United Conservative Party is to welcome MLAs Todd Loewen and Drew Barnes back into the fold, says Michael Solberg. Continue reading at CBC

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‘Power of the Dog’ author Thomas Savage died in obscurity. It’s time to honor his work.

‘Power of the Dog’ author Thomas Savage died in obscurity. It’s time to honor his work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The First New York Times Book Review Best-Seller List

The best-seller lists as we know them today have their roots in the Aug. 9, 1942, issue — but the Book Review has been tracking sales for much longer than that. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 14:55:10 UTC ]
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Celebrate the Book Review's 125th Anniversary: A Times Event

On Oct. 25, join The New York Times Book Review and special guests for performances of favorite letters and reviews from the archives, trivia and more. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-07 16:09:57 UTC ]
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When the Times Book Review Panned the Classics

Some of today’s best-loved books — think “Catch-22,” “Tender Is the Night” and even “Anne of Green Gables” — had a rocky reception in our pages. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-29 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Review: Joy Williams' first novel in decades is an astonishing end-times parable

From the acclaimed author of novels and short stories, 'Harrow' is a magnificent, moving story about people picking up the pieces of apocalypse. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-07 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Longtime Sales Exec Paul Von Drasek Dies at 71

Paul Von Drasek, who worked in the sales departments at a number of publishing companies over the course of his 40-year career, died on May 16 at age 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-15 13:38:51 UTC ]
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