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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Olivia Laing’s ‘Funny Weather’ ponders the role of art during times of crisis

Laing champions the very attempt on the part of artists to make a dent in the collective consciousness. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Essential end-of-the-world reading list offers a glimpse of the abyss

Emily St. John Mandel, Susan Orlean, T.C Boyle, Marlon James and others share apocalypse reading picks. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-13 18:56:28 UTC ]
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Play the literary World Cup: nominate your all-time top team

Which authors would form your literary XI? Penguin have created a literary World Cup and we're joining the fun. Nominate the writers you would pick, and explain which positions you would place them in. We will unveil the Guardian readers' definitive team soonEverything is about football these... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Reuters Connect to Offer End-to-End Productivity Suite with Partners

Reuters today unveiled plans to enhance its digital content platform Reuters Connect with ‘end-to-end’ production apps offering creation, production and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Datebook: Art that skewers the art world, an installation about dance, abstractions of L.A.

A two-part exhibition complete with driving tour. Examining the psychology of the art world through Twitter. And an exhibition that explores the nature of dance. Plus: abstractions of L.A., art from Cuba and a daylong art party on Grand Avenue. Here are seven shows not to miss — along with one... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Holly Smale | 'Change happens one story at a time, reminding the world what autism is from the inside'

Holly Smale, bestselling author of the Geek Girl series, discusses how autistic characters, and authors, should no longer be seen as ‘niche’ Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 18:27:19 UTC ]
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Review: Joy Williams' first novel in decades is an astonishing end-times parable

From the acclaimed author of novels and short stories, 'Harrow' is a magnificent, moving story about people picking up the pieces of apocalypse. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-07 13:00:01 UTC ]
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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed snapshot of how libraries serve as digital equity hubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts centre offers residency as part of Working Class Writers Festival

Bristol arts hub and charity Knowle West Media Centre is seeking a writer who identifies as working-class to participate in a mini residency as part of the centre's Working Class Writers Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 12:58:06 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

[ Electric Literature | 2021-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Judy Chicago’s memoir settles old scores with the art world

Chicago’s memoir, “The Flowering,” looks back at the uphill battle to make it in the art world as a woman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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On the world stage, Nancy Reagan found the role of a lifetime

The first lady saw herself as a key supporting player for her husband, writes Karen Tumulty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘The Power of Ethics’ offers a way forward in an increasingly muddled world

Modern life has multiplied our conundrums. Susan Liautaud’s “The Power of Ethics” tries to help. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How Julia Donaldson conquered the world, one rhyme at a time

She published her first book in her 40s and became the biggest selling author of the past decade in any genre – The Gruffalo alone has sold 13m copies. How did this former busker make it so big?The room where the children’s author Julia Donaldson writes – the heart of her vast picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 06:00:31 UTC ]
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Wellcome and Profile to publish Mosse's 'timely' exploration of carer role

Wellcome Collection and Profile Books will publish An Extra Pair of Hands by Kate Mosse, her own "deeply personal" story of finding herself, in middle age, caring for her relatives.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 21:14:32 UTC ]
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How the Literary World Reinvented the Book Festival in Real Time

As the literary world moved online in 2020, a central question for many organizations was how to manage the annual festivals that gather thousands of readers from around the world. Here, the directors of five festivals—Sara Ortiz of the Believer Festival, Lissette Mendez of the Miami Book Fair,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Two rarely seen paintings offer a peek into the very private world of Paul and Bunny Mellon

“Paul and Bunny Mellon: Visual Biographies - The Trompe l’Oeil Paintings at Oak Spring, Virginia” explores two paintings that reveal a great deal about their owners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sweeping art history of the world to Bridge Street in six-figure pre-empt

Little, Brown imprint The Bridge Street Press has pre-empted for a six-figure sum world rights to Power, People and Painting: The Story of Art in Fifteen Cities by curator Caroline Campbell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Rumaan Alam's Apocalypse Novel At The End Of The World

In "Leave the World Behind," a family on vacation tries to ignore the catastrophe unfolding outside their cozy retreat. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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