Praising the life of John Lewis, and skipping the complexities

Jon Meacham highlights the late civil rights leader’s determination and decency. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Edgar Wideman’s Stories Vividly Evoke Life in Pittsburgh and Many Other Places

“You Made Me Love You” collects short stories from throughout Wideman’s acclaimed career. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Cassell scoops Emma John's single life memoir

Cassell will publish the “hilarious and unflinching” memoir from award-winning author and journalist Emma John about "what it means to be alone when everyone else isn't".   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A rock photographer who captured John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Gene Simmons looks back on a charmed life

Bob Gruen’s “Right Place, Right Time” is a low-key chronicle of a man going with the flow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis

Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

Book Reviews John K. Cox Jurij Koch / Courtesy of Domowina-Verlag In the 1950s, a girl whom Jurij Koch knew in high school moved away from their hometown of Cottbus in East Germany. It was a case, he says in his recent memoir, of “Weg von Ulbricht, hin... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-27 20:47:13 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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John Hodgman on Life as a Very Minor Television Personality

This week on The Maris Review, John Hodgman joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his new book, Medallion Status, now available from Viking. On the genesis of his new book: John: I just came back from the Barnes & Noble store managers’ conference in Orlando. Maris: Wow. What was that like? John:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:48:15 UTC ]
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‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

The collective bargaining agreements ratified at publications including The Dodo and Vox Media have required more information about how their companies are organized. The post ‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-08-29 04:01:18 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Rep. John Lewis, the Saga Continues

In the March trilogy, Congressman John Lewis, a renowned figure in the history of the civil rights movement and American social justice, and congressional staffer Andrew Aydin, Lewis’s digital director and policy adviser, wrote a graphic memoir about the struggle for racial justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis will publish 'Run,' a follow-up to 'March,' in August

Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir series for young readers, “March,” about his civil rights work with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a trilogy. But a new book, “Run,” is coming, and more are on the way. Lewis, a civil rights hero, won the National Book Award for “March: Book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams to Publish Sequel to John Lewis’ March Trilogy

In August 2018 Abrams ComicArts will publish 'Run: Book One,' a sequel to Rep. John Lewis' National Book Award-winning civil rights graphic memoir, 'March.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis Christmas ad accused of plagiarism by Mr Underbed author

Chris Riddell points out similarities between Moz the monster and a character from his 1986 picturebookA renowned writer and illustrator of children’s books has suggested John Lewis may have plagiarised one of his stories for its latest Christmas advert, which was launched to great fanfare last... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow partners with John Lewis on fifth Christmas ad book

Nosy Crow has created a children’s picture book based on this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert: Moz The Monster, which is published today to coincide with the ad's launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jill Thompson, John Lewis, Sonny Liew Take Home 2017 Eisner Awards

Jill Thompson's 'Wonder Woman: the True Amazon,' John Lewis' 'March Book Three,' and Sonny Liew's 'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye,' were among the graphic novels awarded Eisners at Friday night's ceremony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow publishes Buster's Christmas with John Lewis

Nosy Crow has created a children’s picture book based on this year's John Lewis Christmas advert to be published today (10th November) to coincide with the release of the retailer’s advert. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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