The overlooked innovation woven throughout human history

Kassia St. Clair explains the essential role of fabric, from ancient Egypt to outer space. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 12:28:19 UTC ]
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Were human innovations driven by autism?

Simon Baron-Cohen offers a sweeping survey of the types of thinking that spark inventing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire to publish 'history of lies' by Humans author Tom Phillips

Wildfire has acquired the second book of Humans author Tom Phillips, looking at "the ingenious ways, throughout history, we've managed to avoid telling the truth" Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reza Aslan's human history of God to Transworld

Transworld has acquired Iranian-American author Reza Aslan’s "most personal book yet": God, A Human History. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just when we need it, ‘Humans’ reminds us what it means to be human

“Humans of New York” author Brandon Stanton shares 16 photos from his globe-spanning new book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-06 13:53:03 UTC ]
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Histories of Violence: Unlearning History

THIS IS THE 37th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, a theorist of photography and visual culture. She is a professor of Modern Culture and Media and the Department of Comparative... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-02 13:30:59 UTC ]
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Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture

Next time you or the kids are looking for an informative nonfiction or historical fiction read, pick up one of these comics about history and culture. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:42:18 UTC ]
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time

The late physicist’s editor, Peter Guzzardi, recalls his first meetings with Hawking and how his book became a bestsellerStephen Hawking dies aged 76I first encountered Stephen Hawking on the cover of the New York Times magazine. Inside, its pages told a story we all know today, but at the time... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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There’s No Place Like Libraries: A Personal History of Library Use

From school libraries to big city libraries and small town ones, this is one Rioter's journey through the important libraries of her life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-30 10:39:00 UTC ]
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McNally Jackson is publishing gorgeous new paperback editions of overlooked classics.

This morning, in a press release, Sarah McNally of McNally Jackson announced the launch of McNally Editions, a new paperback reprint series “devoted to hidden gems.” “As any bookseller knows, recommending books is the most rewarding part of our job—especially when you get to take the reader off... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-26 14:41:45 UTC ]
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A Human Cloning Error and Existential Questions Fuel This Science Fiction Romp

In Matthew FitzSimmons’s speculative murder mystery “Constance,” the title character’s consciousness is mistakenly downloaded into a clone. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-24 19:55:19 UTC ]
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Horrible Histories sets sail with new Thames venture

New developments for the Horrible Histories brand will sees partnerships with a Thames river cruise service to launch a new theatrical experience, and a "Vile Victorians" section in the family entertainment maze at Warwick Castle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 23:02:00 UTC ]
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8 Books That Illuminate the Hidden Histories of Hollywood

Hollywood. It’s one of those locations—it’s hard, somehow, to call it a concrete place—that conjures up all sorts of archetypes: the ruined writer, egomaniacal director, sleazy executive, out-of-control star. In writing my memoir Always Crashing in The Same Car—a book with elements of criticism,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-08-11 11:00:00 UTC ]
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How L.A.'s most innovative pop-up bookstore (barely) survived the pandemic

Before Covid, A Good Used Book was a pop-up bookshop thriving across L.A. It's back to physical business this month — at the end of a long, hard road. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-05 13:00:28 UTC ]
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WLT Book Buzz Episode #2 - Reading History: Partition, the Tulsa Race Massacre, Bold Women & More

News and Events In this second episode of WLT Book Buzz, Laura Hernandez & Bunmi Ishola cover 42 books that connect with history. Find out what they read this summer and why these books should be on your shelf. Partition, World War II, the Tulsa Race... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-08-04 15:40:39 UTC ]
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‘Damnation Spring’ beautifully explores the human cost of environmental damage

Ash Davidson’s debut novel delves into the complex relationship among people who love the trees that are also their livelihood. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-02 16:47:33 UTC ]
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‘A terrifying precedent’: author describes struggle to publish British army history

Simon Akam says Penguin Random House cancelled his book about the British army, The Changing of the Guard, and demanded back his advance after he refused to let the MoD vet itIn the summer of 2015, journalist Simon Akam was thrilled when Penguin Random House (PRH) imprint William Heinemann won a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-23 13:00:54 UTC ]
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There's a long history of dances being pilfered for profit – and TikTok is the latest battleground

In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-23 12:13:47 UTC ]
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How Juul found success: Innovation and addiction

The e-cigarette-maker promised a safer product but got teens hooked, Jamie Ducharme writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Continued Expansion and Innovation at Hung Hing

Expansion continues at Hung Hing Printing Group’s main production site in Heshan. The capacity expansion has culminated in a new plant in Hanoi, Vietnam, which officially opened for business in November 2019 and has since received a host of certifications, including ISO90001, ISO14001, FSC, and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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