Review: George Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy' shows injustice through a child's eyes

George Takei's graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" depicts his childhood years in an internment camp during World War II. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 17:37:01 UTC ]
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Discussion guide to 'They Called Us Enemy' by George Takei

"They Called Us Enemy" is an L.A. Times Book Club selection. Sign up at latimes.com/bookclub. Join the discussion in the book club Facebook Group. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-25 15:00:59 UTC ]
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Talking Activism and THEY CALLED US ENEMY With George Takei

A San Diego Comic-Con attendee meets George Takei and discusses the impact he and his graphic memoir had on this reader's outlook and activism. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-31 10:39:38 UTC ]
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IDW Debuts Spanish Graphic Novel Line with Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy'

IDW kicks off its Spanish-language graphic novel publishing initiative with George Takei's bestsellilng graphic memoir 'They Called Us Enemy,' to be released in a Spanish edition in June 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ishmael Beah’s memoir revealed the realities of child soldiers. His fiction shows the humanity of homeless kids.

“Little Family” speaks to the plight of poor people in countries riddled with corruption and violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-28 16:54:34 UTC ]
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Events and Trade Show Organizers Call on Federal Government for Relief

Out of the carnage of the Great Recession a decade ago, face-to-face events emerged as an increasingly attractive revenue source for media companies, a lifeline connecting buyers to sellers that seemed largely immune to the migration from print to digital and in many cases poised to benefit... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-27 16:58:59 UTC ]
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‘They Called Us Enemy’ Tops PW’s Graphic Novel Critics Poll

'They Called Us Enemy,' a graphic memoir by activist and longtime 'Star Trek' actor George Takei that recounts the story of his Japanese American family's internment during WWII, has claimed the top spot on PW’s annual Graphic Novel Critic’s Poll. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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LVMH bids for Tiffany and Disney media review causes controversy: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-28 10:22:02 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book Club | Join George Takei on Sept. 10

Actor George Takei shares "They Called Us Enemy" with L.A. Times Book Club readers Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-04 14:00:30 UTC ]
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Newsletter: Book Club | George Takei and Michael Connelly join fall lineup

The L.A. Times Book Club hosts George Takei ('They Called Us Enemy') and Michael Connelly ('The Night Fire'). Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-10 14:00:32 UTC ]
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Everybody’s curious about George Takei’s graphic memoir (and more of the week’s most clicked-on books).

Hello from Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “rotten tomatoes for books!” How It Works: Every day, our staff scours the most important and active outlets of literary journalism—from established national broadsheets to regional weeklies and alternative litblogs—and logs their book reviews. Each of those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 16:00:10 UTC ]
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George Takei has talked about his family’s internment before. But never quite like this.

It’s a timely moment for the “Stark Trek” alum to look back at his early years behind barbed wire during World War II. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Monster Calls stage show wins Olivier award

The stage adaptation of Patrick Ness’ award-winning YA novel A Monster Calls has won an Olivier award in the ‘Best Family and Entertainment’ category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Umbrella Academy’ vs DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’: A battle of misfit shows

Scoot over “Deadly Class” and “Black Lightning,” and make room in the crowded superhero arena for two new avenging TV series: Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” and “Doom Patrol” from DC Universe, a fledgling streaming service devoted to the comic book franchise. Both superhero dramas premiere... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Atkinson calls authors reviewing their peers a 'callous art'

British novelist who recently published latest book Transcription says she tries not to read bad reviewsThe literary world is packed with novelists reviewing the books of their colleagues but it is not something Kate Atkinson would do, calling it a “callous art”. Related: Drawn from life: why... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: This Year's Show In Review

After a confusing opening day at the trade show, publishers and booksellers settled into discussing industry issues and getting ready for the fall season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Child calls for children's books to be 'taken seriously'

Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Lauren Child will discuss how children’s books need to be taken more seriously at a BookTrust lecture on Thursday evening (19th October). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Facebook eyes YouTube with launch of Watch shows

This week, our top stories examined the debut of Facebook-funded shows on Watch, publishers’ pivots to video and more. The post Best of the week: Facebook eyes YouTube with launch of Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: When A Child Calls

A six-year-old narrator gives voice to a tragedy and its aftermath in Rhiannon Navin’s astonishing debut novel, 'Only Child.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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