The Unexpected Profundity of Curious George

Rivka Galchen writes about Hans and Margret Rey, the creators of the Curious George children’s book series, who fled from the Nazis before ending up in New York. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-03 09:00:00 UTC ]
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The Unexpected Profundity of Curious George

Rivka Galchen writes about Hans and Margret Rey, the creators of the Curious George children’s book series, who fled from the Nazis before ending up in New York. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-03 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Everybody’s curious about George Takei’s graphic memoir (and more of the week’s most clicked-on books).

Hello from Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “rotten tomatoes for books!” How It Works: Every day, our staff scours the most important and active outlets of literary journalism—from established national broadsheets to regional weeklies and alternative litblogs—and logs their book reviews. Each of those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Curious George Store to Stay Put in Harvard Square

The World’s Only Curious George Store will be included in the redevelopment of its current Cambridge, Mass. location, and will not have to move. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Curious George Learns Fiscal Responsibility

The famous monkey is getting a digital makeover and learning some important life lessons. After more than 70 years, Curious George is getting a reboot and entering the digital realm. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which publishes stories about the beloved, if often exasperating, monkey, is... Continue reading at Fast Company

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'Curious George' publisher Houghton Mifflin files for bankruptcy

Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday but expects to emerge from restructuring by the end of June.Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday but expects to emerge from restructuring by the end of June. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Promoting New and Unexpected Crossings: A Conversation with Leonora Djament, by Aitana Bellido

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Writers Talking Writers: Paul Theroux on George Orwell and Ferdia Lennon on James Joyce

Two writers discuss the literary forebears who directly inspired their latest novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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John le Carré’s son to write new George Smiley novel

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An AI Game of Thrones prequel? No wonder George RR Martin’s raining ice and fire on ChatGPT | Tim Adams

Authors have entered a war over words with OpenAI for using their books as ‘training’ feedstockBattles between human and artificial intelligence are no longer science fiction. The strikes in Hollywood led by the united guilds of actors and screenwriters have a common, intangible enemy: the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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10 Brilliantly Unexpected Jane Austen Homages

For anyone who's ever wanted to read about Elizabeth Bennett riding dragons and Elinore Dashwood solving murders, Julia Seales, the author of 'A Most Agreeable Murder', selects 10 inventive Jane Austen riffs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Two novels share Pulitzer in fiction as 'His Name Is George Floyd' wins for nonfiction

Two novels, "Demon Copperhead" and "Trust," shared the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for fiction while "His Name Is George Floyd" took home the nonfiction prize. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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'His Name Is George Floyd,' 'Demon Copperhead' Among 2023 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Novelists Barbara Kingsolver and Hernan Diaz tied for the Fiction prize, and 'Washington Post' journalists Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa's took home the Nonfiction prize at this year's Pulitzer Prize ceremony on May 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rachel Howzell Hall, George Saunders, James Hannaham among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes recognize works in 12 categories, with winners to be announced at USC in person on April 21. James Ellroy will receive a lifetime achievement prize. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Unexpected Gifts of Reading

Books always leave us changed. A random decision to pick up a certain book series led to one of the days of my life that I most cherish. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Review: ‘Roald Dahl, Teller of the Unexpected’ by Matthew Dennison

“Teller of the Unexpected,” an elegant new biography, sidesteps the ugly side of the children’s book author while capturing his grandiose, tragedy-specked life. Continue reading at The New York Times

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In his own write: Prince Harry’s ghostwriter is so famous that George Clooney made a film of his life

JR Moehringer, biographer to stars such as Andre Agassi and a doyen of the genre, was an obvious choice for the Duke of SussexWhen Prince Harry chose to work with ghostwriter JR Moehringer on his institution-shaking memoir, Spare, he was not taking half measures. The American writer and Pulitzer... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The so-called Perverted Book Club is hosting readings in surprising locations across New York. Look out, Sbarro. Continue reading at The New York Times

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