What Does Accountability Look like in the #MeToo Era?

Note: Masie Cochran is Jeannie Vanasco’s editor for her memoir Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl. “I’ll tell him: I still have nightmares about you,” Jeannie Vanasco writes early in her second memoir, Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl. The “him” in question is Mark, a man who […] The post What Does Accountability Look like in the #MeToo Era? appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Critics Weigh In on Art In #MeToo Era at PEN America's BKBF Panel

At the September 16 Brooklyn Book Festival, four critics and curators tackled one of the most hotly-debated topics in the book and arts worlds in the era of #MeToo: how should the public reckon with the works of abusive artists? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podium Publishing Enters New Era

The audio publisher, which found fame with its 2015 release of The Martian, has moved from Toronto to Los Angeles and has a new CEO who sees rapid growth ahead. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt tells booksellers 'don't be boring' to survive Amazon era

Bookshops need to avoid being “boring” and apply a “bookseller's mind” to data if they want to survive in an era dominated by Amazon, Waterstones m.d. and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:39:21 UTC ]
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Two accounts of Watergate remind readers: No one knew how it would end

Journalists Tom Brokaw and James Reston Jr. capture the tumult and uncertainty of the scandal. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-15 14:22:49 UTC ]
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The achievements, and compromises, of two Reconstruction-era amendments

While they advanced African American rights, they had serious flaws, Eric Foner writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Apocalyptic Childhood: On Cixin Liu’s “Supernova Era”

CIXIN LIU IS having a moment. The recent publication in English of his Three-Body Problem trilogy has been rightly hailed as a sea change for Chinese science fiction in translation, garnering myriad awards and receiving wide acclaim — including an endorsement from Barack Obama. The Wandering... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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National Geographic Turns Its Instagram Account Over to Women of Impact

National Geographic is turning its Instagram account over to the women this week. The science, adventure and exploration content publisher is celebrating its Women of Impact month, highlighted by the November issue of its magazine, which debuted Oct. 15. National Geographic director of Instagram... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow does goofy voices in his dead-serious MeToo audiobook

The audiobook version of “Catch and Kill” features first-rate reporting and some wince-worthy character work. (You do NOT want to hear him do Trump’s voice.) What: The least necessary vocal inflection in recent memory.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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HQ snaps up insider's account from David Cameron’s former deputy chief of staff

HQ has acquired the debut non-fiction book from Kate Fall, David Cameron’s former deputy chief of staff, to provide "an insider’s account of life at the heart of Number 10". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A vintage Benson & Hedge's ad evokes a cheekier (but no less deadly) era of cigarette marketing

Sometimes an ad gets just a little too truthful for its own good.  By the time this 1972 full-pager for Benson & Hedges 100’s ran in Life magazine, smoking was widely understood to be associated with a range of serious diseases. So, sure, let’s equate using our product to jumping out of a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Monstrous Acts and Erections of Doom: On Five ’80s-Era “Paperbacks from Hell”

THE MOST TERRIFYING WORK of fiction you may read in 2019 — Elizabeth Engstrom’s When Darkness Loves Us — first crawled to life as a cheapo paperback in the mid-1980s. Now back in print as part of Valancourt’s Paperbacks from Hell series of ’70s and ’80s horror rediscoveries, Engstrom’s genre... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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In this account of the Kavanaugh hearings, no heroes or villains — just humans

“The Education of Brett Kavanaugh” also recounts the life of privilege that preceded the showdown. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Simon & Schuster lands Brearley '#MeToo reckoning for mothers'

Simon & Schuster has landed “the #MeToo reckoning for mothers” by writer and activist Joeli Brearley about new mums being pushed out of their jobs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 20:40:58 UTC ]
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Coronet lands insider's account on controversial Indian guru

Coronet will publish an insider’s account on the world’s most controversial Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, also known as Osho.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can of Worms signs three-volume Wodehouse account

New Can of Worms imprint TSB has landed a three-book account of P G Wodehouse’s life and works by Paul Kent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A 40-year account of the evolution of Hispanic print media

After decades of gathering Spanish-language magazines and newspapers in his office—thousands of them—Kirk Whisler started looking around for a more formal place to archive this collection.  Whisler is president of Fallbrook, Calif.-based Latino 247 Media Group, a founding member of the National... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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‘The Chelsea Girls’ revisits the fear and desperation of the McCarthy-era theater world

Historical novelist Fiona Davis sets her books in famous New York buildings.This time: the Chelsea Hotel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bill Berkson’s ‘A Frank O’Hara Notebook’ is a magical artifact from another era

The literary collage amounts to a charming, intriguing and insightful portrait of a poet who continues to fascinate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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