Tessa Dunlop | 'Turns out it can be pretty tough being a woman whatever decade you are born in'

Tessa Dunlop's latest offering is a deeply personal and moving celebration of women and the last 100 years of British history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV Alert: 'The Summer I Turned Pretty'

Sunny summer days are on the horizon and so is love in Jenny Han's 2009 book turned screen adaptation of 'The Summer I Turned Pretty.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A woman won a million-euro writing prize . . . then turned out to be three men.

This week, the winner of the Planeta Prize, a Spanish 1-million-euro literary award, was announced: Carmen Mola, a famously private crime thriller writer. All that was known about Mola, often referred to as Spain’s “Elena Ferrante,” is that she was a university professor in her mid-40s living in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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McKee reflects on three decades of Elmer as the iconic elephant turns global

The illustrator who attended art school merely to avoid getting a job, and whose inimitable patchwork creation came about by conflating his Paul Klee tendencies with his love of elephants, will be celebrated by London Book Fair at Olympia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Star Is Born: Tatiana Maslany turns 33 today

JK Rowling once surprised readers by telling them that all along, without mention in her books, one of her "Harry Potter" characters was gay. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Dove apologises for ad showing black woman turning into white one

Brand says it ‘missed mark’ after being accused of racism in campaign promoting body lotionDove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The brand was accused of racism over the online advertising campaign and it later... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turn, turn, turn

If we are fortunate, then this past week may come to be seen as a turning point: the victory of president-elect Joe Biden; the announcement of a potential vaccine; the lifting of the most severe Covid-19 restrictions in Wales; and the moment at which the industry found its voice and declared... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 20:45:59 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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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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David C Cook Turns to Comics for Expansion

David C Cook is expanding its staff and comic book offerings through the acquisition of the graphic arts studio Corvus Comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie bookstore boom turns page to a more diverse America

The year 2021 saw a substantial increase in the number of independent bookstores in the United States. And a growing proportion of these stores is owned by individuals from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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‘Gone Girl,’ a decade later: How does it read?

A new look at Gillian Flynn’s cat-and-mouse tale, the novel that sparked a wave of copycat novels and a blockbuster movie. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Patterson Once Spotted A Woman Stealing One Of His Books

The bestselling author told Seth Meyers he almost embraced the woman before witnessing the theft. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Taipei International Book Exhibition Hails Three Decades

A focus on visual artistry as well as literature have been highlighted at this year's Taipei International Book Exhibition. (Sponsored) The post Taipei International Book Exhibition Hails Three Decades appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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James Patterson shares his formula for success. It’s pretty simple.

In the memoir “James Patterson by James Patterson,” the best-selling author opens up — kind of — about how he came to be such a force in the literary world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘The Foundling’ turns a serious subject into a perfect beach read

Ann Leary‘s thrilling novel was inspired by the early 20th-century incarceration of “feebleminded” women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Naheed Phiroze Patel’s debut novel Mirror Made of Rain follows Noomi Wadia, an indignant young woman raised in a Parsi family in India, through a world that is keen to control women and safeguard long-established pecking orders. Since her childhood, Noomi has had a difficult relationship with... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Late Decadent Phase of the Trump Memoir

First, Mark Esper’s career got hijacked by Donald Trump. Now, his perfectly dull memoir has to deal with the guy too. Continue reading at Slate

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‘I almost got hit’: the Ukrainian journalists turned war correspondents overnight

Initially writing stories and making television reports was secondary for the journalists as many focused on survivalRussia-Ukraine war: latest updatesWhen the war started journalists in Ukraine found themselves at the centre of the biggest story in the world. They became war correspondents... Continue reading at The Guardian

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George Pérez, Who Gave New Life to Wonder Woman, Dies at 67

Working for both Marvel and DC, he created comic book series that brought superheroes together, and was co-creator of The New Teen Titans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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