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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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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Pearson releases editorial guidelines to combat systemic racism

Pearson has released a series of editorial guidelines on ethnicity and race, aiming to help fight systemic racism in education. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 08:37:35 UTC ]
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The Boy Who Talked to Dogs: a story of trauma brought to the stage with honesty and grace

This new play based on Martin McKenna’s memoir tells a difficult story with theatrical skill and artistic heart. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-03-01 05:56:16 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about ‘Starship Troopers’ and other science fiction and fantasy novels that wowed us on screen

Many of our favorite books are better as films. Other times, it’s better to stick with the book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-23 17:17:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph to release Captain Tom's Life Lessons

Penguin Michael Joseph is to publish Life Lessons, a book Captain Sir Tom Moore finished writing at the end of last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-21 19:45:01 UTC ]
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Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your Enemy

Book People are not the enemy of books, and gatekeeping book and reading culture does no one any favors. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-05 11:37:00 UTC ]
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PubWest Conference Opens with Talk of 2021 Trends

The PubWest 2021 conference opened with a discussion on new digital marketing efforts while Gibbs Smith's Brad Farmer and Nicole Sullivan of Denver's BookBar shared observations about the current state of publishing and bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How one man’s talks with the dispossessed changed foreign policy

Bob Gersony’s career shows how America can meld security interests and human rights, writes Robert D. Kaplan. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Let’s talk about fantasy and science fiction books that have fallen off the radar

“Vellum” by Hal Duncan, “Mockingbird,” by Walter Tevis, the works of Tanith Lee and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Wattpad 'in sale talks with multiple bidders'

Wattpad, the online story writing website, is in talks with multiple parties to sell the enterprise, with a $500m price tag being mooted, Canada 24 News has reported.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Black Salesman Tries to Bring Down Corporate Racism from the Inside

It’s no secret that the tech world has a troubling track record with diversity in the workplace, especially with the dearth of Black and Latinx employees in key roles. Author Mateo Askaripour confronts the lack of diversity within the workplace with satire in his debut novel Black Buck. Some... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-01-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Mateo Askaripour’s ‘Black Buck’ is an irresistible comic novel about the tenacity of racism in corporate America

“Black Buck” is alternately sly and sweet, a work of cultural criticism that laments and celebrates the power of money. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-04 11:03:33 UTC ]
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When these animals talk, listen: Audiobooks give voice to a cat, a horse, a sheep and others

Tales like ‘The Travelling Cat Chronicles’ and ‘Tarka the Otter’ offer a unique perspective. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: A Nonfiction Book About Anti-Racism

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read nonfiction books about anti-racism. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-09 11:31:00 UTC ]
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We Need to Talk About England

THE BASIC POLITICAL BACKDROP of Alex Niven’s New Model Island is that Britain is potentially only halfway through a 20-year period of Conservative governance, and that the union may lose several members before power changes hands at Westminster. But the book, a peculiar volume of polemic and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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