Meg Mason | 'I hope that you get the sense that it is everybody’s tragedy'

Back in January 2018, freelance journalist Mason began work on a new novel in the little shed in her back garden in Sydney. She already had two books under her belt with HarperCollins Australia, a memoir of early motherhood—the brilliantly titled Say it Again in a Nice Voice—and her début novel You be Mother. Her editor was keenly waiting for the third. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 23:02:14 UTC ]
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Kamal Ahmed | 'I hope you come to the end of my book and feel a sense of hope'

Born in Ealing, west London, half a century ago to an English mother and a Sudanese father, Kamal Ahmed explores what it means to be mixed-race in Britain today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For Ukrainian Refugee Kids, Books Offer Hope

Thousands of Ukrainian refugee children are about to spend their first Christmas away from home; while it's not the outcome that anyone would have wanted, publishers' efforts continue to ensure that books in their own language will comfort them through a holiday season in exile. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For men torn down by war, getting back up is a battle worthy of hope

Combat veteran Bill Glose’s short stories in “All the Ruined Men” crack open the challenges faced by Gulf War soldiers and their families. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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A Rabbi's Hard, Yet Hopeful, Look at Repentance

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg talks with PW about the harms we've done, how to change our ways, and why we can't expect forgiveness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Hope for Ukraine’ Focuses on Faith in Wartime

Chosen Books is publishing ‘Hope for Ukraine: Stories of Grit and Grace from the Front Lines of War,’ the first religion trade book to offer an on-the-ground perspective of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In post-apartheid South Africa, dashed hopes and moral struggles

In South Africa's challenges, Eve Fairbanks sees parallels to the U.S. efforts to undo white supremacy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bibles that Broker Hope

Bible sales remain strong, and Christian publishers are offering new translations and editions to meet today’s needs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishing Sitcoms Help Me Maintain Hope and Humor for the Future of the Industry

Hollywood can’t resist a literary adaptation. Frontlist, backlist—it’s all fodder for screenplays. The publishing world itself also feeds the insatiable page-to-screen pipeline: from 1930s and ’40s screwball satires about newspaper reporters (His Girl Friday, Meet John Doe, Mr. Deeds Goes to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:53:31 UTC ]
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Pope Francis Brings ‘Joy and Hope’ to Worthy

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Badkhen Finds Space for Hope and Sanctuary Amidst Histories of Imperial Collapse

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If only humans could sense the world the way animals do

Book review of "An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us" by Ed Yong Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Finding Hope When Grief Leaves ‘A Hole in the World’

In her debut book, Amanda Held Opelt reflects on loss, including the death of her sister Rachel Held Evans, and looks at different cultures to argue for why Americans must learn to normalize difficult emotions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Humor, History, and Hope at Adult Authors Chat

Sisters confront racism with humor, a fantasy novelist delves into short stories, a military history expert salutes the civil rights movement, and a movie star's memoir goes behind the scenes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Goolrick, whose books explored tragedy and endurance, dies at 73

He vaulted to literary prominence with a lacerating childhood memoir of abuse and wrote best-selling novels such as "A Reliable Wife.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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ECPA Members Hopeful, Energized in Philly

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What does this funny-looking mole have to do with our sense of touch? A new book explains.

"Sentient,” by Jackie Higgins, is a fascinating look at what discoveries from the animal kingdom tell us about human senses. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-21 12:00:57 UTC ]
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Shares in education publisher Pearson jump 20% on hopes of private equity bid

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[ The Guardian | 2022-03-11 13:22:21 UTC ]
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Ukrainian libraries, serving as bomb shelters, continue to prove that libraries are our best hope.

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