Slain Charlie Hebdo editor's book to be published posthumously

Stephane Charbonnier, the slain editor of French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, is getting the last word. Charbonnier -- known by his pen name Charb -- was one of the 12 people killed at the magazine's offices by terrorists in January. The gunmen reportedly called out Charb by name. Days before,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Charlie Hebdo attack survivor Philippe Lançon wins book prize

French journalist Philippe Lançon makes his first public appearance since the 2015 attack in Paris. Continue reading at BBC News

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UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet to be sold, it has been confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie Hebdo editors: 'We are not naive'

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International Alliance of Independent Publishers on Charlie Hebdo

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Publishers unite to condemn Charlie Hebdo attack

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Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty; and more book news

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