‘The Three Mothers’ honors the women who made Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin

In her new book, Anna Malaika Tubbs shines a light on the strong women behind three influential Black leaders Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sourcebooks Launches Women Voices Imprint with E.L. James as First Author

Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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James Baldwin spoke eloquently to his era. Does he speak to ours?

Princeton’s Eddie S. Glaude Jr. argues that the 1960s writer has prescient words for us. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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When James Baldwin and Langston Hughes Reviewed Each Other

Authors aren’t allowed mutual reviews in the Book Review anymore, but in the 1950s there was a moment of kismet. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Humor Is the Dominant Note: On James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong”

A MAJOR FEATURE of the African-American writer James McBride’s books — beginning with the memoir The Color of Water (1995), a tribute to his white mother — is the large dose of humor injected into subjects that are, on the face of things, deadly serious if not sacred. Here in The Color of Water... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong’ offers a rollicking examination of a Brooklyn community

The National Book Award-winning author follows an aging deacon whose mysterious actions set a sprawling plot in motion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-09 15:07:32 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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On Interracial Love: Why James Baldwin’s “Another Country” Still Matters

JAMES BALDWIN HAS GROWN into the wise, guiding elder of the United States’s fractured racial conversation. His presence is at times almost palpable. Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote his memoir Between the World and Me (2015) as a letter to his teenage son, directly invoking Baldwin’s addressing his... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-07-18 12:30:39 UTC ]
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King of Soho to sponsor inaugural Comedy Women in Print awards

The inaugural Comedy Women in Print awards (CWIP) will be sponsored by gin brand, The King of Soho.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 13:30:40 UTC ]
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James Baldwin’s Beautiful, Complex Vision of Black American Childhood

When Tejan Karefa-Smart asked his uncle, James Baldwin, “When are you going to write a book about me?” he may not have expected his Uncle Jimmy to follow through so quickly. Baldwin’s only children’s book, Little Man, Little Man, which was published in 1976, chronicles a day in the life of three... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Carolyn Reidy to Be Honored at PEN Gala

PEN America will award Stephen King with the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award and celebrate S&S president and CEO Carolyn Reidy as its Publisher Honoree at its annual Literary Gala on May 22 in New York. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-16 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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The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark

At the author advocacy organization's 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers. The post The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blink inks deal with James Bulger’s mother

Blink Publishing has signed a memoir by Denise Fergus, mother of murdered toddler James Bulger, at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Unflinching New Bio Highlights Martin Luther’s Trespasses and Triumphs

In Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet (Random House, March), Lyndal Roper depicts Martin Luther as a deeply flawed yet extraordinary man of his time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quadrille acquires tasty TV tie-in by James Martin

Quadrille is publishing a new James Martin TV tie-in, titled More Home Comforts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Colbert Chaplain James Martin Debuts in Fiction

Jesuit priest Martin, well known for his role on the Colbert Report and from his media work during the pope's recent visit, discusses his first novel 'The Abbey.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Malcolm made publishing strategy director at HC

HarperCollins has appointed Oli Malcolm to the role of publishing strategy director for fiction, non-fiction and Avon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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