Walter Mosley and Easy Rawlins Recognized Again

Get to know the National Book Foundation award-winning author Walter Mosley, and his iconic hardboiled detective, Easy Rawlins. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-04 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley’s new Easy Rawlins book is a masterful mix of mystery and social commentary

Amid its twisty plot, “Blood Grove,” set in 1969 Los Angeles, highlights racial injustice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks to Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Bouchercon 2020. In an interview with 'PW,' Mosley touched on topics ranging from his career to the progress mystery organizations have made in addressing diversity concerns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley changes gears with ‘The Awkward Black Man,’ a meditation on health, aging and life

The story collection is a departure for the beloved writer best known for his Easy Rawlins mysteries. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf in the UK, Walter Mosley in the States

The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley. The post New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf in the UK, Walter Mosley in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-14 14:33:31 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Books: Walter Mosley, Thomas McGuane and more book news

Hello! This week in books, things are a bit quiet, and in print, we gave a page to our colleagues in film for our Academy Awards coverage. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor, and this week’s newsletter will be a quick one. THE BIG REVIEW Walter Mosley is widely known for his Easy Rawlins series,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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W&N buys new Walter Mosley novel

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a new novel by US crime writer, Walter Mosley, which will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Walter, Bazawule, Bourne, and More

Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Jess Walter, Blitz Bazawule, our own Michael Bourne, and more—that are publishing this week. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Want to help The Millions keep churning out great books... Continue reading at The Millions

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Seven Seas Voluntarily Recognizes Union

Independent manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment has agreed to recognize the United Workers of Seven Seas as the union representative of its workers without an election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One Hundred Years and Counting: Spotlight on Walter Foster

After a century of success and growth—and on PW’s 150th anniversary—the imprint looks to the future by leveraging the latest technology and remaining true to its origin. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter R. Mears, Pulitzer-winning reporter featured in classic book on campaign journalists, dies at 87

He was featured in Timothy Crouse's "The Boys on the Bus," about the 1972 presidential campaign, then won a Pulitzer in 1977. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-06 00:22:57 UTC ]
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How Are Libraries Recognizing Black History Month?

Libraries can celebrate BHM with displays, events, and more — but it won't mean much if the library isn't a safe place for Black people. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-03 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Politics & Prose Owners Recognize Employee Union

Politics & Prose owners Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine have reached an agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 for the union to represent about 50% of the indie bookstore's 100+ employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A new literary prize in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin will recognize “realists of a larger reality.”

Today, on what would have been Ursula K. Le Guin’s 92nd birthday, the Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust announced a new annual prize in honor of the beloved writer: the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded for the first time in 2022 and come with a $25,000 cash prize. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 13:30:29 UTC ]
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Algoriddim's djay iOS app uses Shazam to recognize and sync with live music

Algoriddim has been working closely with Apple for years on its djay apps and regularly appears in the company's keynotes. Now, it's integrating another Apple product, Shazam, into its latest iOS djay app with the release of iOS 15. The new feature lets you can scan your surroundings and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-09-20 14:00:01 UTC ]
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What is the role of art in times of turmoil? ‘A Play for the End of the World’ offers no easy answers.

A novel by Jai Chakrabarti follows two productions of a play staged decades apart as acts of resistance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-14 13:00:00 UTC ]
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In Maggie Nelson’s ‘On Freedom,’ liberation and entrapment aren’t easy to untangle

Nelson investigates freedom as conceptualized and practiced through art, sex, drugs and the climate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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“I’ll take my characters to bed.” Walter Dean Myers on his writing process and routines.

On this day in 1937, the prolific author Walter Dean Myers was born Walter Milton Myers in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The three-time National Book Award finalist was known for his realistic, groundbreaking, affecting portrayals of the Black urban experience, which did not shy away from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-12 14:30:33 UTC ]
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7 Short Stories about Political Issues That Resist Easy Answers

It can be too easy to write villains— people stunted and incapable of love or compassion—when we write about opponents of our politics, especially in short stories, which have so much less space to detail nuance. Sometimes writing about villains and pointing the finger is necessary in a world... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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