Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a a food memoir by an author of color. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-21 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Books Written By Or About Refugees

When the news becomes too difficult to watch, these books about refugees will having you questioning the blurred line between fiction and reality. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:38:59 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novella

Get your science fiction and fantasy fix in short form with these excellent novellas -- perfect for the 2020 Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-03 11:32:42 UTC ]
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A Queer Reading List from LGBTQ-Identified Authors at the PDX Book Festival

THIS NOVEMBER, the PDX Book Festival took place in Portland, Oregon. The annual one-day event always includes some of the best contemporary writers, and many of the best contemporary writers are queer. (We are good artists.) This year, the festival included over 100 authors participating in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-22 20:00:19 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Audiobook of Poetry

Here are some recommendations of audiobooks of poetry—in contemporary poetry, classic poetry, and novels in verse—for the Read Harder 2020 task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-13 11:33:24 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-12 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Mitch Albom Reads From His New Memoir Finding Chika

Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction. In our first episode, Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:47:32 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Keah Brown on Going From Viral Hashtag Creator to Debut Memoir Author

Happy pub day to Keah Brown! Her debut memoir, The Pretty One, released today from Atria Books. To celebrate, we're publishing the unabridged version of Keah's interview featured in the Breaking In column of the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest. You can catch Keah on the debut authors... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-06 17:00:43 UTC ]
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Powell’s employees protested a reading by the author of The Red Pill.

Powell’s employees were among a group on Monday night that protested a reading at the bookstore by Blake Nelson, a Portland author whose recent work and public statements have drawn on extremist right-wing rhetoric. Nelson’s newest book, The Red Pill—published by Bombardier Books in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-17 18:00:11 UTC ]
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Jim Bouton, Author of Tell-All Baseball Memoir ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

A pitcher who had modest success with the Yankees in the 1960s, Bouton revealed the seamier side of baseball in a book that was a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-11 02:47:37 UTC ]
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Read Sci-Fi Author Elizabeth Bear’s New Short Story About Panic in Space

Read a brand-new story from the award-winning author of Karen Memory, Ancestral Night, and The Red-Stained Wings. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-05-25 11:00:08 UTC ]
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What to read this summer? Ten authors weigh in with their picks.

Susan Orlean, Jeff Kinney and Ijeoma Oluo have their to-be-read stacks ready to go. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-23 13:57:00 UTC ]
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Author Reexamines Masculinity Following Attack in New Memoir

In 'Wild Awakening,' Greg J. Matthews describes how a near-death experience transformed both his faith and identity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 memoirs about moms to read this Mother's Day

Forget what you've seen in sitcoms and gauzy Hallmark television commercials: being a parent might be rewarding, but there's nothing easy about it. The experience of raising a child is an endlessly difficult one, and while there's no shortage of advice books for parents, there's no book that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-07 19:05:00 UTC ]
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Ruth Reichl, author of ‘Save Me The Plums,’ talks food, media and revolution

Ruth Reichl, former editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine — previously a food editor and restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times — released her newest memoir, “Save Me The Plums,” earlier this year, telling a “tale of the end of American magazine media as we knew it.” The book is also many... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prompted by a Memoir: Author Christina Rickardsson’s Coelho Growth Foundation

Influenced by her childhood in the caves of Brazil, author Christina Rickardsson oversees the work of the Coelho Growth Foundation for children at risk. The post Prompted by a Memoir: Author Christina Rickardsson’s Coelho Growth Foundation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List

The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: 'Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.' The post Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors appeal for Quick Reads to continue

The book trade has reacted with shock and dismay to the “tragedy” that Quick Reads has been scrapped for next year after organisers struggled to find sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS Reveals Authors, Stars On ‘The Great American Read’

The Great American Read, a PBS-produced documentary series on reading in American culture that will debut in the spring, announced the authors, media celebrities and literary experts that are taking part in the program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Straight read more than 500 novels this year. But her favorite is a memoir.

You might not believe it. I read or re-read more than 500 novels this year, to make an epic interactive map of our literary nation with regional fiction. There are 737 novels on that map, which I made for Granta. In choosing specific locations for each novel, I often stayed up all night... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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