Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Cookbook from 1942 Is a Textbook for Making a Better World

My stove and I have been at odds for some time now. Beautiful and wasteful, it is the kind that is ubiquitous in Los Angeles kitchens of a certain vintage and which has chrome fins like a muscle car. And like those muscle cars, it is a gas guzzler. Aside from the standard four burners, […] The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-29 11:00:20 UTC ]
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Horrors of World War II, through children’s eyes

Svetlana Alexievich collects the memories of those who witnessed tragedy at a young age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-16 12:33:20 UTC ]
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The female spies who helped liberate World War II France

Sarah Rose recounts the bravery and sacrifices of 39 British women in the lead-up to D-Day. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:34:06 UTC ]
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Readers can’t get enough World War II fiction, and authors are happy to keep the books coming

Pamela Jenoff, Kate Quinn and other authors talk about how they find inspiration for their novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How science fiction and fantasy can help us make sense of the world

Speculative writers flesh out our passing thoughts into complete, functioning societies and explore how they might unfold. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-18 09:22:03 UTC ]
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Tennant to narrate The War of the Worlds in new H G Wells audiobook collection

Five H G Well’s works are being released as "a special audio collection" on Audible on next month featuring the voices of David Tennant, Sophie Okonedo and Hugh Bonneville. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury seals secret Second World War tale

Ebury has won a five-publisher auction for Svenja O’Donnell’s book about her grandmother’s secret life in Second World War Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown bags rights to Second World War tale Liberation

Little, Brown UK has acquired world rights for a fictionalised take on Second World War hero Nancy Wake, due to be turned into a movie by Anne Hathaway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kylie Jenner's makeup makes her the world's youngest billionaire

Youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner reality TV family tops Mark Zuckerberg by two yearsKylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner American reality TV family, has become the world’s youngest billionaire at the age of just 21.Jenner, who grew up under the watch of TV cameras filming... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury pre-empts Binder's family-inspired Second World War novel

Bloomsbury UK and US have both pre-empted on the first novel by award-winning short fiction writer L Annette Binder, inspired by her own family’s experience under the Third Reich. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'I wanted the Waterstone’s stores to be the most civilised and welcoming places in the world'

In an extract from his memoir, Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone describes the early days of the chain's creation.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed loses 11 staff in Australia amid global job cuts

Reporter says every member of the news team received a letter about redundancies on Tuesday morningThe Australian arm of BuzzFeed will have to cut 11 staff as a global downsizing strategy targets 200 of the digital publisher’s international workforce.BuzzFeedOz news reporter Alice Workman said... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2018

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monitor staff picks the best 2018 nonfiction titles

Rick Bragg's 'The Best Cook in the World' and 'Enlightenment Now' by Steven Pinker were two of our favorites for this year.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ event makes 'south west nexus'

The inaugural Bath and Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering will take place this weekend featuring 28 presses, as the independents "break free of London’s gravitational pull". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carroll returns to World War II with story collection

Faber Children’s Books has acquired a collection of short stories, set in World War II, by Emma Carroll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Macmillan Children's Books buys debut World War Two story

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought a middle-grade book about a mouse whose home is bombed in World War Two by debut writer Anna Fargher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2017

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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