Ono's Imagine history for T&H

Yoko Ono will share the story of the making of John Lennon’s album "Imagine" in a "landmark publication" with Thames & Hudson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benjamin Zephaniah | 'To tell the real, honest truth about the history of Britain would mean changing the history books'

The latest book by Benjamin Zephaniah follows a Trinidadian woman who boarded the Windrush to pursue her singing dream. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 07:13:29 UTC ]
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Profile lands Kars' Cundhill History Prize-winning history of Guyanese revolt

Profile has acquired the Cundill History Prize-winning Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast, a "gripping and immersive" work of history uncovering a little-known slave revolt, by Marjoleine Kars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 00:06:45 UTC ]
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History Press lands book on how CIA shaped history from Charlwood

The History Press has snapped up a new book on how the CIA has shaped history, by David Charlwood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-21 23:38:12 UTC ]
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Histories of Violence: Unlearning History

THIS IS THE 37th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, a theorist of photography and visual culture. She is a professor of Modern Culture and Media and the Department of Comparative... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-02 13:30:59 UTC ]
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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

The late physicist’s editor, Peter Guzzardi, recalls his first meetings with Hawking and how his book became a bestsellerStephen Hawking dies aged 76I first encountered Stephen Hawking on the cover of the New York Times magazine. Inside, its pages told a story we all know today, but at the time... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A history of gay Washington that lets homophobia steal the spotlight

James Kirchick applies the "secret city" trope to D.C.'s LGBTQ community, then mostly sidelines their voices. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-10 12:00:41 UTC ]
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Psychiatry’s brutal history and unanswered questions

Andrew Scull examines the field's shifting theories and dubious practices from the 19th century to today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:16 UTC ]
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In undelivered speeches, history’s alternate paths

An apology for D-Day's failure, Hillary Clinton's victory address and other remarks that were never given. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Imagining More: Women Writing Worlds in Crisis

I wrote the bulk of my debut novel between 2016 and 2020, years of intense political tension and heightened concern for our planet and the people we love. My debut novel, Walk the Vanished Earth, is a speculative exploration of what it means to be both a parent and a child at the mercy of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-01 08:51:21 UTC ]
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Reimagining Bookstores Imagines Reaching Across the Aisle

Out of the concern that Americans’ political factions stifle conversation, Reimagining Bookstores led an interactive session, “Moving from Debate to Dialog in Divided Times,” on May 26. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-31 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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‘Forbidden City’ gives voice to a history meant to be buried

Vanessa Hua’s masterful novel tells the story of women whose lives were essentially erased by the Cultural Revolution in China. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Jim Murphy, children’s author who humanized U.S. history, dies at 74

His books about the Great Chicago Fire and America’s first epidemic were Newbery Honor winners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-19 22:43:48 UTC ]
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Danyel Smith’s ‘Very Personal History’ gives Black women of pop music their due

In this Washington Post Live conversation from May 4, author Danyel Smith explains why she wanted to give Black women their due in “Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to give books to refugee children

Singer’s global initiative to offer a book each month to 200 refugee children in London until they turn fiveRefugee children in London will be given a book each month until they turn five, thanks to a new project from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.The global organisation is partnering with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-09 15:54:47 UTC ]
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Why the wheels of human history seemed to turn faster for some

Oded Galor examines the drivers of progress and innovation, and the reasons for inequality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-29 12:00:53 UTC ]
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The people who teach us history aren’t always historians

Filmmakers, novelists and photographers, among others, also shape our collective memory, Richard Cohen writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-22 12:00:50 UTC ]
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Just Do It (Yourself): A History of Self-Publishing

Born of necessity—or as a last resort—self-publishing is now the preferred choice of millions of authors, writes ‘BookLife’ reviews editor Alan Scherstuhl Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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