Naomi Klein investigates ‘conspiracy theory culture’ that has shaken her life

Doppelganger, due out this autumn, examines ‘the wildness of right now’, including personal issues arising from being confused with Naomi Wolf Award-winning author and Guardian columnist Naomi Klein is to publish a book about conspiracy theories, which she has described as a departure and “more personal, more experimental” than her previous books.Doppelganger, out in September, uses the fact that Klein has often been mistaken for author Naomi Wolf as a jumping-off point to explore conspiracy theories and what Klein calls the “Mirror World”, our destabilised present rife with doubles and confusion. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-17 13:00:30 UTC ]
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A Dive into Pop Culture Cookbooks

These days, there's a cookbook for practically every franchise. We talk to two writers behind cookbooks for Tolkien and H.P. Lovecraft. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-24 11:35:00 UTC ]
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David Ferry, Poet and Translator Who Won Acclaim Late in Life, Dies at 99

After nearly 40 years as a professor, he began a new career writing poems and translating classics. He won a National Book Award when he was 86. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-11 18:29:17 UTC ]
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Tensions surface at Somos about Israel, Brooklyn politics and Adams investigation

The mayor, Israel and Democratic Party drama all lurked beneath the sunny surface. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2023-11-11 16:54:57 UTC ]
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Hannah Barnes on Investigating GIDS and the NHS

Tune into this special shortlist edition of the Read Smart podcast, where Razia Iqbal speaks to #BGPrize2023 shortlisted author Hannah Barnes about Time To Think: The Inside Story of the Collapse of the Tavistock’s Gender Service for Children. Through unprecedented access to thousands of pages... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-10 09:06:57 UTC ]
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Naomi Alderman: ‘A writer’s job is courage. You’ve got to be as honest as you can”

The bestselling author of The Power talks about her new techno-thriller, coping with grief and finding hope in the darkest of storiesNaomi Alderman, author of the bestselling novel The Power, is just getting over Covid and feeling a bit wiped out. “But don’t worry, I still seem able to talk for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-11-04 09:00:34 UTC ]
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6 New Books for the Pop Culture Aficionado

This week augurs a veritable cornucopia of pop culture tomes. Marvel movies! Standup comedy! Board games! American Girl dolls! The Chicago Bulls! 2000s indie rock! These six books run the gamut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Serena Williams to publish memoir about life ‘on and off the court’

The tennis champion has signed a two-book deal with Penguin Random House, saying it will be the first time she has paused and reflected on her remarkable career Serena Williams is set to publish two books, the first of which, a memoir, will take an “intimate” look at her childhood and remarkable... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-18 14:56:05 UTC ]
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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie’s memoir of the attempt on his life will be published next year.

As reported by Publishers Weekly earlier this morning, Random House will publish Salman Rushdie’s new memoir, Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder, on April 16, 2024. The book will mark Rushdie’s first time speaking at length about the brutal attack he suffered while onstage at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-11 15:03:03 UTC ]
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The Bookish Life of Mandy Patinkin

From Hamlet to The Princess Bride to audiobook narration, here are the bookish roles Mandy Patinkin has taken on in his storied career. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-10 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Literary magazines can be life-changing – but they need more support

The UK’s literary magazine scene is crumbling due to rising print costs. But I’ll keep printing my own magazine, which gives writers of colour a voice, for as long as I canTen years ago, Jeff Sparrow, editor of Overland, which describes itself as Australia’s only radical literary magazine, wrote... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-10 10:30:07 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage

The German publishers association is organizing a Frankfurt Book Fair event to discuss reduced books and literature coverage across the country's news media. The post At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-03 23:29:59 UTC ]
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‘Lachlan Murdoch is a Hamlet figure’: Michael Wolff unpicks the real-life succession drama

The author has returned to the Murdoch empire for his latest book, after a bestselling trilogy on Trump. He discusses power, politics, the media and why a person can be a moron and a geniusImmediately before Michael Wolff published The Fall: The End of the Murdoch Empire, the emperor himself,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-27 09:00:54 UTC ]
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Bestselling author Naomi Wood wins 2023 BBC national short story award

The UEA creative writing lecturer won for Comorbidities, which judging chair Reeta Chakrabarti called a ‘sparkling gem’ that tackles serious issues with a ‘light and wry touch’• Read the story belowNaomi Wood has won the 2023 BBC national short story award for Comorbidities, a story about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-26 19:00:36 UTC ]
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Time to Investigate Some New Mystery Manga!

Mystery and manga go together like pumpkin spice and warm boba tea (you can thank me later). Here are some new mystery manga you can't miss. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-19 10:30:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Bring No Clothes,’ Life Lessons From the Bloomsbury Group’s Wardrobe

An exhibition about the bohemian set’s “philosophy of fashion” goes deeper than just clothes. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-09-15 15:51:18 UTC ]
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Zakiya Dalila Harris' life inspired 'The Other Black Girl.' Why she had to cut the cord

The former editor explains how she turned her acclaimed publishing world satire into a Hulu series, while learning to 'divide' herself from her heroine. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-09-13 19:57:43 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Today, the British Academy announced the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, an international book prize, now in its 11th year, that “celebrates ground-breaking research-based works of non-fiction that have made an outstanding contribution to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-12 00:00:56 UTC ]
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Naomi Duguid 'The Miracle of Salt' Cookbook Review: A Vital Reference for Pickling, Preserving, and Flavoring

Naomi Duguid’s The Miracle of Salt is a magnificent single-ingredient trip around the world. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2023-08-22 13:00:00 UTC ]
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