Sadeqa Johnson’s ‘Yellow Wife’ chronicles one tenacious enslaved woman’s survival in the antebellum South

The historical novel follows the daughter of a healer who risks everything to defy a cruel jailer. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-12 07:04:40 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Wife' Stays Between 'Woman' and #1 Slot

Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's 'The Wife Between Us' remains between A.J. Finn's 'The Woman in the Window' and the top slot of Apple's iBooks store's bestsellers list one more week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Woman Behind the Reformation: Martin Luther’s Wife, Katharina, Takes the Stage in Crop of New Books

Martin Luther is garnering a lot of attention this year, with 2017 marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. But the largely untold life story of his wife, Katharina, is also getting some love in three new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books Forms Chronicle Chroma

Beginning this fall, Chronicle Chroma will publish books on the visual arts and pop culture, and will be headed by Steve Crist and Gloria Fowler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books New Imprint Named Chronicle Prism

Led by Mark Tauber, Chronicle Prism will focus on narrative, prescriptive, and inspirational nonfiction, according to Chronicle Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slack Co-Founder Champions Diversity in Hiring at the White House's Inaugural South by South Lawn Festival

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slack Co-Founder Champions Hiring Diversity at White House's First South by South Lawn

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Chronicle Books Partners to Launch Chronicle Books Japan

Chronicle Books and Top Partners,a company owned by the same corporation that operates Tsutaya Mega bookstore chain, to open Chronicle Books Japan boutiques in 25 of its stores this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Headless Woman: On Susan Taubes and Clarice Lispector

“DER LETZTE TANZ” (“The Last Dance”) — a story by Hungarian American author Susan Taubes written in German and published posthumously — tells the story of Mary Ann, a young girl who has an on-and-off love affair with a man she calls Death. He visits her in dreams, for the first time at the age... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-26 16:00:55 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: The Other Wife returns to the top

Claire McGowan’s The Other Wife (Thomas & Mercer) has boomeranged back into the Bookstat e-book chart top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 12:53:51 UTC ]
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Bookshops in England to re-open from 12th April, Johnson confirms

Bookshops in England can expect to reopen from 12th April, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new roadmap for easing coronavirus restrictions, announced today (Monday, 22nd February).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 07:44:20 UTC ]
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Sarah Moss’s Anxiety Chronicles

MOST NOVELISTS WHO want to embed sophisticated ideas in their fiction resort to long stretches of dialogue. In the traditional philosophical novel, loquacious characters are the vehicles for politics or principles. Sarah Moss is different. She favors realism and interiority. In each of her... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-21 13:30:51 UTC ]
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Yellow Kite wins eight-way auction for Aldo Kane's story

Yellow Kite has acquired Aldo Kane's "inspirational" memoir Lessons From the Edge, following an eight-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 23:37:01 UTC ]
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Held Hostage in Syria, a Reporter Tells What It Took to Survive

“Blindfold” is the American journalist Theo Padnos’s memoir of his nearly two years in captivity and a meditation on resilience. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-16 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Alan Johnson's debut novel pre-empted by Wildfire

Wildfire has pre-empted former Home Secretary and memoirist Alan Johnson’s debut novel, The Late Train to Gipsy Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:51:47 UTC ]
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Nancy Johnson’s ‘The Kindest Lie’ is a layered, complex exploration of race and class

A Yale-educated engineer goes in search of the child she gave up for adoption in Nancy Johnson’s debut. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier takes auditors to court after 'wasting' £90m under Johnson

Bonnier Books UK is suing its former accountant, Haysmacintyre LLP, alleging it was negligent in auditing the financial statements of the publisher's UK arm under ex-c.e.o. Richard Johnson, costing the company more than £90m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 13:11:32 UTC ]
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First mainstream book on lymphatic health to Yellow Kite in six-way auction

Following a six-way auction, Yellow Kite has acquired the first trade book on the subject of lymphatic system, written by LA-based expert Lisa Levitt Gainsley whose clients have included the likes of Selma Blair and Freida Pinto.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 15:09:11 UTC ]
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