Uncharted waters

The Bookseller's creative editor Danny Arter on how the rise of the ‘book as object’ has coincided with a print renaissance and why its pioneers should be celebrated.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Online Library Is Venturing Into Uncharted Legal Waters

With public libraries closed, the Internet Archive announced an initiative to offer 1.4 million books for free online—reopening a heated copyright debate. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-03-30 17:57:54 UTC ]
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Here’s John Waters reading a dirty scene from Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

Recently, we heard about Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s famously banned book Lady Chatterley’s Lover (apparently it’s going to be raunchier than Bridgerton, which does seem only fair). To prepare yourself, you may want to start with this video of John Waters—or as William S.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:04:44 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest Book Club pick, ‘The Sweetness of Water,’ is a miraculous debut

Nathan Harris sets his novel in Georgia during the murky twilight of the Civil War. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-15 07:08:15 UTC ]
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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

Hardin’s case study of Flint is expressed in a more personal and poetic way than a rigorous investigation could. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Higham's history of London's water to Headline

Headline has acquired The Mercenary Stream by BBC journalist Nick Higham, telling the story of a centuries-long battle to bring clean water to London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 23:16:15 UTC ]
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Oprah and Brad Pitt are adapting Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer.

It was announced earlier today that MGM is teaming with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films, and director Kamilah Forbes on a film adaptation of National Book Award-winner Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2019 bestselling novel, The Water Dancer. Coates’ debut novel tells the story of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-11 15:33:22 UTC ]
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‘Reclaiming Her Time’ is a Maxine Waters biography with as much panache as its subject

Helena Andrews-Dyer and R. Eric Thomas look at the long career of the congresswoman turned social media darling. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-20 13:07:36 UTC ]
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‘A Girl Is a Body of Water’ is a poignant coming-of-age tale about women’s hard-won wisdom

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Uganda-set novel follows a girl caught between tradition and her rebellious urges. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-22 08:24:52 UTC ]
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Cape signs Lyster on global water crisis

Jonathan Cape has signed a “radical” in-depth exploration of the global water crisis by South African journalist Rosa Lyster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 02:54:26 UTC ]
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Abandoning suburbia for the open water, a family finds more than adventure in ‘Sea Wife’

Inspired by a true story, Amity Gaige’s new novel is a gripping tale of a marriage on the brink Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-07 20:33:16 UTC ]
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Miami Book Fair 2019: John Waters Has Never Been Wrong

The author, filmmaker, and provocateur’s latest book looks back on his long career and offers some hard earned advice for misfits and weirdos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell warns industry will become 'dead in the water' without school libraries

Author Cressida Cowell has argued that the industry will become "dead in the water" without more support for children's reading, as she reiterated her campaign to make school libraries a statutory requirement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 04:02:45 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest book club pick is Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer.

The Third Age of Oprah’s Book Club began in earnest this morning as the beloved former talk show host and literary tastemaker revealed her first new selection in almost a year: Ta-Nihisi Coates’ debut novel, The Water Dancer. Making the announcement alongside Coates on CBS This Morning earlier... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-23 16:47:13 UTC ]
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Oprah’s Book Club is coming to Apple TV+, kicking off with Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’

Oprah Winfrey’s famed book club is about to start its third chapter with Apple TV+ and a philanthropic twist. Oprah Winfrey’s famed book club starts its third chapter on Apple TV+ with her first pick The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, as well as the new TV series Oprah’s Book Club featuring... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-09-23 11:25:01 UTC ]
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Téa Obreht’s ‘Inland’ is a magical Western you’ll want to savor with a tall glass of water

The follow-up to her sensational “The Tiger’s Wife” brings us camels and humans who can talk to the dead. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-12 14:00:00 UTC ]
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John Waters on Working for Mary Oliver in Her Bookstore

In this week’s episode of A Phone Call From Paul, Paul Holdengraber and John Waters discuss his new memoir, Mr. Know-It-All (or as he describes, a “self-help book for lunatics,” what he’s reading this summer, and his experience working for Mary Oliver at her bookstore in Provincetown. From the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-18 08:48:16 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Elizabeth Eulberg Navigates New YA Waters

Elizabeth Eulberg has written four lighthearted middle grade mysteries starring crackerjack sleuth Shelby Holmes, and eight young adult novels about girls weathering the everyday oscillations of their teenage years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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