Revisiting Jill Johnston’s Critique of Robert Bly and ‘Iron John’

In 1992, Jill Johnston wrote for the Book Review about Robert Bly’s 1990 book “Iron John,” in which he analyzed classic fairy tales and applied them to 20th-century masculinity. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-02 20:48:44 UTC ]
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Revisiting Jill Johnston’s Critique of Richard Bly and ‘Iron John’

In 1992, Jill Johnston wrote for the Book Review about Richard Bly’s 1990 book “Iron John,” in which he analyzed classic fairy tales and applied them to 20th-century masculinity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-02 18:42:00 UTC ]
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Robert Bly, towering American poet, dies at 94

He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-24 03:56:49 UTC ]
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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

[ MarketWatch.com | 2020-07-24 15:01:13 UTC ]
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Revisiting Robert Peace and Self-Invention

This week, Anand Giridharadas reviews “The New Class War,” by Michael Lind. In 2014, Giridharadas wrote for the Book Review about “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace,” in which Jeff Hobbs wrote about his murdered college roommate. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-16 22:37:52 UTC ]
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Revisiting American Short Stories Selected by John Updike

This week, Annalisa Quinn reviews John L’Heureux’s story collection “The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast.” In 1984, L’Heureux wrote for the Book Review about “The Best American Short Stories 1984,” selected by John Updike. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Iron Circus, Lucy Knisley, Jill Thompson Highlight C2E2 2019

The 10th Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, better known as C2E2, attracted tens of thousands of fans, and a major lineup of publishers and comics stars, including a number of children's authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-27 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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‘The greatest literary editor there has ever been’ – John Banville remembers Robert Silvers

The death this week of the New York Review of Books editor marks the loss of one of publishing’s most brilliant mindsRobert Silvers was one of the most significant cultural figures of our time. This will seem a large claim to make about the editor of a twice-monthly literary magazine, but then... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Monkeys Diary: BBC traitors, the Sun, John Ryley and Robert Peston

Professor Jean Seaton, the BBCs official historian, has at last agreed a title with it for her volume on the 1974-87 period, due in January. These were years of endless friction with the Thatcher government over reporting of Northern Ireland, the Falklands War and the bombing of Libya, and ended... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Recommender: Jill Bernstein, Fast Company's Editorial Director (Not Iron Chef Judge)

The three best things Fast Company's Editorial Director found on the Internet this week. More Recommendations Christina Chaey on bygone beers and Beyoncé Jessica Hullinger, Founder/Editor-In-Chief/Ace Reporter At "The Hullinger News" Miles Kohrman, The Cat-Juggling Intern Name: Jill... Continue reading at Fast Company

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John Blake and Rosie Virgo leave John Blake Publishing

Founder John Blake and m.d. Rosie Virgo are stepping down from their roles at John Blake Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Virgo memoir to John Blake Publishing

Snooker player John Virgo of BBC "Big Break" fame is publishing his memoir with John Blake Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Smith adds York St John to its Aspire scheme

John Smith & Sons Group has done a new deal with York St John University for its Aspire Bursary Management scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Frank Miller to Revisit Ronin and Sin City

Frank Miller Presents will revisit a couple of comic book creations of his, like Ronin and Sin City, and start a couple of new series. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Robert Goolrick, whose books explored tragedy and endurance, dies at 73

He vaulted to literary prominence with a lacerating childhood memoir of abuse and wrote best-selling novels such as "A Reliable Wife.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Robert McNamara as a loving father — who couldn’t talk about Vietnam

The son of the Vietnam-era defense secretary recounts the "paradox" of their relationship. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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John Waters’s First Novel Is Manic, Hyperbolic and Deviant. Surprised?

“Liarmouth” is about three generations of women in one family who plan to confront or kill one another. It also has a trampoline fun park. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Robert Molteno obituary

My friend Robert Molteno, who has died aged 79, was the editorial director of Zed Books for 27 years and helped build its reputation as the pre-eminent radical academic publisher concerned with the developing world.Robert combined a sharp analysis of current issues with a commitment to scholars... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-01 18:10:50 UTC ]
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