Porochista Khakpour's long struggle with being 'Sick'

The path to Porochista Khakpour’s memoir “Sick” was not easy. The book, about her long battle with Lyme disease, was delayed after she was in a car crash that left her with a brain injury – and then a Lyme relapse. After these events, she decided to change the focus of what she calls a “miracle... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Porochista Khakpour: Illness as Metaphor

“My goal is no longer a perfect body or hair. My goal is to live to be an old woman,” says Iranian-American novelist Porochista Khakpour. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A terrifying precedent’: author describes struggle to publish British army history

Simon Akam says Penguin Random House cancelled his book about the British army, The Changing of the Guard, and demanded back his advance after he refused to let the MoD vet itIn the summer of 2015, journalist Simon Akam was thrilled when Penguin Random House (PRH) imprint William Heinemann won a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-23 13:00:54 UTC ]
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There's a long history of dances being pilfered for profit – and TikTok is the latest battleground

In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-23 12:13:47 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell Last Week, Ending Long Winning Streak

The long run of unit sales of print books posting weekly sales gains over the comparable week in 2020 came to an end last week, with units falling 1.3% compared to the week ending July 11, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A long way to go

Representation matters. Last year, using the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award submission list, I wrote about the problems facing the genre publishing industry here in the UK. Since then, using the same methodology, we’ve collated the data from 2013 through 2020 to look for progress. We could have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 19:02:10 UTC ]
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The long tension between the Second Amendment and Black gun ownership

The amendment wasn’t written with African Americans in mind, Carol Anderson argues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How a decades-long conversation shaped the young United States

Akhil Reed Amar celebrates the debates that led to revolt, the Constitution and U.S. law. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: A survivor's memoir on sickness and health — 'we are all terminal patients on this earth'

In 'Between Two Kingdoms,' young cancer survivor Suleika Jaouad writes with fierce honesty about the false divide between the sick and the well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-15 15:00:38 UTC ]
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Small Publishers Struggle to Build a Diverse Workforce

Interviews with mainline Christian, Catholic, and spirituality publishers found efforts to build a more inclusive staff bump into tight budgets, small staffs, lack of attrition, and high competition for talent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Dog Flowers’ traces a mother’s struggle and a daughter’s hope

In a memoir about family and identity, Danielle Geller uses her archival skills to create a portrait of her absent mother. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-02-05 15:52:48 UTC ]
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‘Dog Flowers’ traces a mother’s struggle and a daughter’s hope

In a memoir about family and identity, Danielle Geller uses her archival skills to create a portrait of her absent mother. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-02-05 15:52:48 UTC ]
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EA founded a new studio to work on the long-awaited 'Skate 4'

EA has formed a new studio to develop the next Skate game. On Wednesday, the publisher announced the existence of Full Circle, which, like previous Skate developer Black Box, will be based out of Vancouver, Canada. EA has tapped Daniel McCulloch, who... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-01-27 17:56:08 UTC ]
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Indie publishers optimistic despite lockdown struggles

Many independent presses are reporting a mood of optimism after good 2020 sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 15:44:30 UTC ]
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Long live the book tour

The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours­—and shares a tale or two of tours past... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 14:25:21 UTC ]
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For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news

Vice Media spent 2020 putting news more at the forefront of its brand, but it still has work to do positioning itself in the digital media landscape. The post For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-12-30 05:01:28 UTC ]
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Long unsolved, a Harvard murder case gets a fresh look in ‘We Keep the Dead Close’

Becky Cooper’s book is both a true-crime tale and a quest for justice for the victim. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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PA's week-long #WorkInPublishing campaign launches for 2020

The Publishers Association’s Work in Publishing campaign, aimed at encouraging young people between the ages of 14 and 24 to pursue a career in publishing, takes place this week (16th–20th November), involving publishers including HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Hachette UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-15 21:16:00 UTC ]
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Column: America's oldest children's bookstore is struggling in the pandemic. But there's hope

Jimmy Fallon, local authors and devoted regulars are rallying to help Once Upon a Time in Montrose — the country's oldest kids' bookstore — survive the pandemic that has destroyed so many small businesses. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-27 12:00:02 UTC ]
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