Megan Rapinoe Has a Lot More to Say

Don’t expect the usual bromides about hard work and resilience in “One Life.” The soccer star’s memoir gets into her political awakening as much as it does her sports career. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-06 10:00:28 UTC ]
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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe signs book deal with Penguin Random House

Outspoken soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will offer her takes on sports and current events in a new book for the Penguin Press. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-25 19:10:34 UTC ]
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Megan Rapinoe Nets Book Deal After World Cup Win

The U.S. Women’s National Team co-captain reportedly signed with Penguin Press for a book about her life AND with Razorbill for a book for young people. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-07-25 17:42:59 UTC ]
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Megan Rapinoe has a f*cking book deal.

Megan Rapinoe, captain of the US women’s soccer team and everyone’s summer crush, now has a book deal! She’ll be writing an adult nonfiction book for Penguin, which “will include anecdotes from Ms. Rapinoe’s life,” as well as a middle-grade book for Razorbill, speaking to “the power young people... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 14:47:19 UTC ]
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Megan Rapinoe Signs with Penguin for Adult, MG Books

Hot off her starring role in the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe has inked a two-book deal with Penguin to write adult and middle grade books on social justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare Harry Potter Book Sells for Lots and Lots of Galleons: Critical Linking, October 13, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-13 10:30:06 UTC ]
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The ‘Younger’ sequel, ‘Older,’ has a lot of wisdom between its one-liners

The novel that launched a television hit has a new installment, and it’s as winning as the first. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-22 06:43:00 UTC ]
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The Study of Economics Could Learn a Lot From Science Fiction

Mainstream economics is suffering an identity crisis, which began with The Great Recession and has reemerged during the current pandemic. In response, a growing collection of voices has advocated looking beyond the field—in particular, to science fiction—as a way to imagine it anew. Although... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-05 08:48:01 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish animal detective series for younger readers by Megan Rix

Puffin will publish a new animal detective series from Megan Rix for readers aged six plus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 09:37:50 UTC ]
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“A Lot of People, They Can Just Go to Sleep and Not Really Have to Think About It”

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on the violence in Kenosha, his conversation with the Bucks, and being a Black man in elected office right now. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-08-29 20:38:21 UTC ]
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How to open a bookstore during a pandemic: Prepare for delays and lots of cleaning.

Timing is everything, but during the pandemic, it largely hasn’t been on the side of businesses. So I was recently surprised to see The Strand, whose iconic storefront in Union Square attracts thousands of visitors a year, opening a new branch in my neighborhood last month—and in a space where,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-12 19:56:27 UTC ]
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Playwright David Adjmi’s stirring memoir, ‘Lot Six,’ explores the very meaning of identity

Adjmi was raised in a house where he had no choice but to fit in, which means he had no choice but to lie. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 14:49:16 UTC ]
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Translation in Service of More Empathy, Less Fear: A Conversation with Megan McDowell, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Photo by Camila Valdés Megan McDowell has translated many contemporary authors from Latin America and Spain, including Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, and Lina Meruane. Shortlisted for the Man Booker... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-22 15:20:00 UTC ]
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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-11 14:11:24 UTC ]
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For a lot of book lovers, rereading old favorites is the only reading they can manage at the moment

If you’re wondering why rereads are what you most want, the answer is simple: Your brain, much like the rest of you, is tired. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminism Means a Lot of Things, and This Book Contains Them All

The anthology “Burn It Down!,” edited by Breanne Fahs, collects manifestos from a range of perspectives and voices. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-15 09:00:01 UTC ]
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Closed libraries are offering parking lot Wi-Fi, e-books, and Zoom story time

Even when shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic, libraries are coming up with creative ways to serve their communities. On March 16, the El Dorado County Library in California closed its doors to patrons after a state-wide stay-at-home order. But that hasn’t stopped the library, which serves... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-15 07:00:32 UTC ]
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Megan Angelo’s ‘Followers’ looks at the hazards of our hyper-connected world

The debut novel examines the lives of people who are more interested in how they appear online than who they are in real life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-21 17:44:04 UTC ]
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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New Agent Alert: Megan Manzano of D4EO Literary

Literary agent alerts (this one is with Megan Manzano of D4EO Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. The post New Agent Alert: Megan Manzano of D4EO Literary by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-01-01 10:00:05 UTC ]
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