Priya Basil | 'Thinking of myself as European has been a way to hold all my different identities together'

In her latest work, Be My Guest, Priya Basil explores the meaning of hospitality and its unifying potential. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Didn’t think Facebook could get any worse? Think again.

Just about 24 hours ago, we published a story recapping Facebook's terrible 2018. But the year isn't over, and it looks like the drama is going to continue until the bitter end. According to an investigation by The New York Times that cites interview... Continue reading at Engadget

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Think More Comic Book Geeks are Guys? Think Again

New research by comics analysis site Graphic Policy finds that 53% of comic book readers are now women—and they are demanding stronger female characters. The post Think More Comic Book Geeks are Guys? Think Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Matthew McConaughey is all right, all right, all right — and thinks you will be too

McConaughey’s memoir “Greenlights” is full of can-do thoughts about this thing he calls “livin.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Amazon Charts: Hinch and Osman hold firm at the top

Mrs Hinch's This is Me (Michael Joseph) and Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) have once again claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold top spots in Non-Fiction and Fiction respectively.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Much Does Your Job Shape Your Identity?

“You think you’ve known someone for a long time,” a character in one of Jenny Bhatt’s short stories says of her Indian colleague shortly after he’s shot dead by a white man in a bar. “Maybe he never really took to us. Never really became one of us.” Turn by turn, each of his white […] The post... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Former CIA director John Brennan takes on Trump, and doesn’t hold back

His memoir recounts his suspicions on Russia and has intriguing comments on Joe Biden. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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S&S to publish Michael Holding's 'message of re-education'

Simon & Schuster is to publish former West Indies Test cricketer Michael Holding's Why We Kneel, How We Rise.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month

'Championing authentic Asian representation through media to reshape public opinion,' Gold House opens a new book club. The post Asian-American Identity: Gold House Book Club Opens This Month appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Controversial Guildhall Library plans put on hold

Plans to move Guildhall Library's vast collections to the London Metropolitan Archive as part of a consolidation of services have been put on hold pending a consultation and more detailed plans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Midas launches new brand identity

Communications agency Midas has launched a new brand identity as it expands into fresh business areas under c.e.o. Jason Bartholomew. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How should we think about Russian disinformation?

Last month, the Senate Intelligence Committee published a damning bipartisan report on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. Since then, we’ve heard more about what Russia may be up to in 2020. A week ago, Brian Murphy, a senior official at the Department of Homeland Security, filed a... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Windham-Campbell Prizes to hold hybrid winners' 'festival'

The Windham-Campbell Prizes will this year hold the annual autumn festival at Yale University, celebrating the work of the winners, as a hybrid virtual and print “festival”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kogan Page holding learning and development event after lockdown success

Kogan Page is holding a half-day learning and development event online following a series of successful digital events during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The World’s First Novel Is Older Than You Think

What was the first novel? Why was it written? What need did it fill? Who wrote it? And most importantly, can you still read it today? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Christianity Confronted with New Ideas of Identity

When society rewrites a fundamental Biblical verse, “Male and female he created them,” God is written out, says Carl Trueman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Women's Prize to hold online festival

The Women's Prize for Fiction is holding its first ever online festival, featuring three evenings of interviews with shortlisted authors, readings, behind-the-scenes content and live Q&As. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearse to hold live events for Libraries Connected

Libraries Connected has announced that author Lesley Pearse will launch its new series of virtual events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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