‘Probably Ruby’ offers an authentic portrait of transracial adoption

Lisa Bird-Wilson's debut novel revolves around a Métis girl adopted by a White family. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-10 22:14:37 UTC ]
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A dual portrait of Herman and Joe Mankiewicz offers an intimate look at the Hollywood brothers

Nick Davis, Herman Mankiewicz’s grandson, spent years doing research for “Competing with Idiots.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'iCarly' alum Jennette McCurdy alleges Nickelodeon offered her hush money

'iCarly' and 'Sam & Cat' star Jennette McCurdy says in her new memoir that Nickelodeon offered her $300,000 not to talk about her experiences there. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-06 01:42:15 UTC ]
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Reader does this question need a comma? A new book offers grammar help.

Roving grammarian Ellen Jovin helps settle questions about commas, split infinitives and more in “Rebel With a Clause” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-26 12:00:53 UTC ]
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International Publishing Offers Tributes to the Late Alain Gründ

A leader among the industry's most influential organizations, Alain Gründ is remembered in a new book by Hugo Setzer as 'a visionary.' The post International Publishing Offers Tributes to the Late Alain Gründ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-18 16:54:06 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks

Text-to-speech automated audiobook narration arrives at Bookwire, amid the company's insistence on its respect for human narration. The post Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-27 12:12:31 UTC ]
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A book on leadership that offers real leaders, not abstract theories

There's no universal model of leadership, David Gergen argues, presenting an array of examples to inspire readers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:43 UTC ]
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Jean Hanff Korelitz’s ‘The Latecomer’ offers wit in triplicate

"The Latecomer," by Jean Hanff Korelitz, is a witty novel about triplets who can't stand each other. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-31 16:26:28 UTC ]
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Amazon no longer offers in-app Kindle and Music purchases on Android

If you use Amazon’s Kindle app on Android, you may have noticed the software doesn't offer the option to buy and rent ebooks or subscribe to the company’s Kindle Unlimited service anymore. Amazon announced the change last month and more recently began notifying customers of the move via email.If... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-05-31 16:17:08 UTC ]
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The Best Audiobooks 2022 Has To Offer (So Far!)

The best audiobooks 2022 has to offer includes everything from memoir to literary fiction and even poetry. Find your next listen! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-31 10:39:00 UTC ]
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A Portrait of an Angry Young Woman Set in Contemporary India

Naheed Phiroze Patel’s debut novel Mirror Made of Rain follows Noomi Wadia, an indignant young woman raised in a Parsi family in India, through a world that is keen to control women and safeguard long-established pecking orders. Since her childhood, Noomi has had a difficult relationship with... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A moving portrait of George Floyd, his struggles and his legacy

With hundreds of interviews, Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa piece together Floyd's life before his infamous death. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 12:00:15 UTC ]
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Michelle Huneven’s ‘Search’ offers spiritual wisdom — and cookies

Michelle Huneven's novel "Search" follows a food writer's efforts to help her church find a new minister. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-03 12:37:35 UTC ]
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An eye-opening portrait of bin Laden, drawn from his personal files

Based on documents recovered from his compound, Nelly Lahoud argues that al-Qaeda and its leader were greatly diminished after 9/11. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-15 12:00:38 UTC ]
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Brooklyn Library Offers Access to Banned eBooks to Teens Across the U.S.

The UnBanned Books initiative will give anyone in the U.S. between 13-21 a free eCard, giving them access to frequently challenged ebooks. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-13 16:00:00 UTC ]
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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble is finally offering an audiobook service

Barnes & Noble finally has a direct answer to Amazon's purchase of Audible. The bookseller has launched a B&N Audiobooks service in the US that lets you either buy recordings or pay $15 per month for a subscription that offers one recurring monthly credit. You'll have access to more than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-07 16:21:47 UTC ]
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Novels set in the art world highlight our angst over authenticity

"Fake," "Hammer" and “Portrait of an Unknown Lady” are literary thrillers that explore authenticity through the lens, or rather the canvases, of the art world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-24 15:38:03 UTC ]
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Nielsen Rejects $15 Billion Acquisition Offer From Private-Equity Consortium

Nielsen Holdings has rejected an acquisition offer of roughly $15 billion from a private equity consortium, explaining that the deal "significantly undervalues" the measurement company. On Sunday night, Nielsen said its board of directors had determined not to proceed with an "unsolicited... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-03-21 01:43:07 UTC ]
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