Want to Talk About Racism? Sit Next to Frederick Joseph

This debut author has learned not to read the comments about his new book, “The Black Friend.” Some are supportive; others contain death threats. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-17 10:00:02 UTC ]
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Want to Talk About Racism? Sit Next to Frederick Joseph

This debut author has learned not to read the comments about his new book, “The Black Friend.” Some are supportive; others contain death threats. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-17 10:00:02 UTC ]
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The Black Friend by Frederick Joseph, Read by Miebaca Yohannes

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Miebaka Yohannes narrates The Black Friend with a conversational tone that mirrors Frederick... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 09:47:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Unearthing the Roots of Racism: PW Talks with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

In this conversations with featured speakers, PW checks in with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, who will discuss Stamped at a panel on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with Joseph Telushkin: Legacy of the Rebbe

In his new biography of Menachem M. Schneerson, Joseph Telushkin offers admiring but clear-eyed insight into the life and legacy of the 7th Rebbe of the Lubavitch Chabad movement and explains why the Rebbe is still such a presence in the Chasidic world, 20 years after his death. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fighting Racism at Home and Abroad: PW Talks with Max Brooks

Brooks’s graphic novel "The Harlem Hellfighters" documents the suffering and courage of African-American troops in the Army’s legendary 369th Infantry Regiment of Harlem, N.Y. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Talk to the Animals: 9 Fun Manga with Talking Animals

Get cozy with critters and find out what the animals are really thinking with these 10 fun manga with talking animals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Finance

The world's leading financial scientist and a #1 international best-selling author lays out the importance of mastering money matters. (Sponsored.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Portal Fantasy: PW Talks with Sarah Arthur

Arthur's debut novel Once a Queen, a young adult "portal fantasy," talks to PW about writing her first novel, and her love of fantasy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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If We Could All Feel God’s Love: PW Talks to Savannah Guthrie

The daytime TV star offers a collection of essays about faith, doubt, and "questions without answers" in her first book for adults, 'Mostly What God Does,' out this week from Thomas Nelson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Portal Fantasy: PW Talks to Sarah Arthur

Arthur's debut novel Once a Queen, a young adult "portal fantasy," talks to PW about writing her first novel, and her love of fantasy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Healing Power of Words: PW Talks with Danielle Tummino Hansen

The author of 'Speaking of Rape: The Limits of Language in Sexual Violations' (Fortress, Mar. 2024) discusses why she wrote the book and her hopes for its success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Forever Shelf Talking (shelftalker)

ShelfTalker’s first blogger, Alison Morris, returns to reflect on the blog’s 16 years, and her hopes and concerns for children’s publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘A bellwether for the industry’: why Warner-Paramount talk is no surprise

Investors seemed unimpressed but analysts say even talk of a merger reflects moves to consolidate in a tough market Barbie and Tom Cruise’s Top Gun are planning on getting hitched. Warner Bros Discovery, the Hollywood studio that brought us the Batman, Harry Potter and Barbie films, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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How a Book Publishing ‘Mistake’ Reignited the U.K.’s Royal Racism Furor

The rollout of “Endgame” caused a scandal after a quickly withdrawn translation named family members said to have asked about the skin color of Prince Harry and Meghan’s future son. Continue reading at The New York Times

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God’s Gift of Emotions: PW Talks with Jennie Allen

Jennie Allen, a bestselling author and founder of an annual gathering of evangelical Christian women designed to charge them up to disciple others, discusses her forthcoming book, 'Untangle Your Emotions: Naming What You Feel and Knowing What to Do About It' (WaterBrook, Feb. 2024). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review Podcast: Talking Rebecca Yarros and Barbra Streisand

Alexandra Alter talks about her profile of the best-selling author behind “Fourth Wing” and Alexandra Jacobs discusses her review of “My Name is Barbra.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Adweek Podcast: NBA Champion Matt Barnes on the Evolution of Locker Room Talk

Retirement typically leads to rest, relaxation and enjoying the fruits of one's labor. But for athletes like NBA Champion Matt Barnes, it can open the door to another world of opportunities and ventures. In the latest episode of Yeah, That's Probably An Ad, community editor Luz Corona is joined... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Sharing the Gospel of Silence: PW Talks with Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson, who founded the Travel Bookshop in London before becoming a writer and painter, discusses the value of quiet in 'The Lost Art of Silence' (Shambhala, Dec.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Black Father Illustrated the Importance of “The Talk” in His Graphic Memoir

Darrin Bell didn’t set out to write his much anticipated graphic memoir, The Talk. He’d initially sold another project delving into the lives of three generations of men in his family, all descendants of an enslaved man named Addison Bell, in a two book deal to Henry Holt and Co. But as he was... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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