Warren Harding: the world takes another look at scandalous claims

DNA findings give new credibility to 'The President's Daughter,' a controversial 1928 memoir. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]

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When Libraries Close, It Feels Like the End of the World

We're still early in this new coronavirus crisis, but it's not too early to think about what we want—and what we'll need—for our libraries in the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Insights on Taking Cancelled Events Online

As brands scramble to reimagine their events in the wake of cancellations resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, there is a resurgence of interest surrounding the virtual event space—one that looks a whole lot different than it did 10 years ago. Live broadcasts and on-demand content are... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-18 17:30:22 UTC ]
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IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress

The 33rd biennial world congress of the International Publishers Association is the latest event to be canceled amid the fast rising coronavirus emergency. The post IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 17:13:20 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More

Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States. The post Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 14:12:55 UTC ]
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We Need to Resacralize the World

BOTH JACK MILES’S Religion as We Know It: An Origin Story and Karen Armstrong’s The Lost Art of Scripture are contributions — powerful in their own ways — to the comparative study of religion. Miles was general editor to the Norton Anthology of World Religions, and his new book — more of a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-16 12:30:52 UTC ]
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5 Matriarchal Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Fall into the matriarchal worlds of these science fiction and fantasy books for Women's History Month and beyond. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-16 10:34:17 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 01:49:46 UTC ]
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A Gay Man Remembers His Awakening, as AIDS Shook His World

Paul Lisicky, author of “Later: My Life at the Edge of the World,” talks about Provincetown, the challenges of memoir and learning not to suppress anger. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-15 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Thomas Piketty explains why the world is ripe for ‘participatory socialism’

The French economist, whose first “Capital” book in 2014 became a surprise bestseller with its deep analysis of income inequality over the centuries, is back—and this time offering solutions to the complex problem in his new book, “Capital and Ideology.” The recovery from the financial crisis... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-14 13:48:59 UTC ]
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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

Wildfire has acquired an authoratative and accessible narrative history, The Persians, by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in a "major" deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:24:56 UTC ]
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We didn't start the fire: News Corp defends false arson claims that spread worldwide | Weekly Beast

‘We never overplayed the arson story,’ Campbell Reid protests. Plus: Virginia Trioli punches backCampbell Reid came armed with facts and figures to defend the Murdoch empire from accusations of climate denialism.News Corp’s corporate affairs executive was part of a Judith Neilson Institute... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-13 02:26:57 UTC ]
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Horace Bent and the trade take the fight to Covid...sort of

I prepared as if LBF was going to happen, beginning with a vigourous pre-fair free solo ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite with Andrew “Danger is My Middle Name” Nurnberg. Free soloing means no ropes or protective gear and I was nervously looking up at the famously tough 3,000-foot cliff face—and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 00:31:17 UTC ]
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What the Literary World Gets Wrong About Accessibility

Almost two years ago, I walked through a forest and found myself thinking of fairy tales. The forest is a magical place, so perhaps this is not surprising; what was surprising at the time was the creeping realization, as I walked among the trees, of how inaccessible the forest is for those who... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 08:48:53 UTC ]
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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

Toby Ferris traveled across Europe to see all of the Dutch Renaissance painter’s surviving work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-11 18:07:05 UTC ]
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World Book Day smashes Share a Million Stories target

World Book Day smashed its Share a Million Stories target within 24 hours of the event, with 1,218,230 stories shared by Friday 9th March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 08:50:21 UTC ]
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February Religion Bestsellers: ‘Dangerous Prayers’ Takes #2, Rachel Hauck Returns

Craig Groeschel’s guide to a deeper faith in ‘Dangerous Prayers’ debuts at #2 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction chart; a new romance by 'The Wedding Dress' author Rachel Hauck takes #3 in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Colum McCann’s ‘Apeirogon’ takes an elliptical approach to the unending Middle East conflict

The protagonists are two real-life figures who both lost daughters and improbably became friends. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-10 16:44:13 UTC ]
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Heartwood takes on Marco Polo travel guides

Heartwood Publishing is taking over exclusive licensing and distribution rights in the English speaking world for MairDumont’s Marco Polo travel guides. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 15:50:41 UTC ]
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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-06 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Did the media fail Elizabeth Warren?

And then there were two. (And Tulsi Gabbard.) On the last day of 2018, Elizabeth Warren fired the starting gun on the 2020 Democratic primary; yesterday, two days after her poor Super Tuesday returns, she dropped out of the race. After announcing her exit, Warren went outside her house to... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-03-06 12:48:00 UTC ]
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