Yes He Did: Barajas Graphic Bio Reclaims Great-Granddad’s Civil Rights Legacy

Henry Barajas’ Latinx memoir and graphic biography of his social activist great-grandfather, 'La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo' with art by J. Gonzo, will be published this month by Image Comics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Civil rights icons who antagonized, and influenced, each other

Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X had a symbiotic relationship, Peniel E. Joseph writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Blaming all of America’s problems on the civil rights movement

Journalist Christopher Caldwell laments that the changes of the 1960s left nonelite whites behind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Dick Robinson Calls Reading a 'Civil Right' at PEN Gala

The Scholastic CEO was this year's publishing honoree at the PEN America Literary Gala, held last night at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Journalist and author Bob Woodward received the 2019 PEN America Literary Service Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Atlantic pre-empts world rights in study of 'great imperial hangover'

Atlantic Books has pre-empted world rights to The Great Imperial Hangover: How Empires Shaped Our World by Samir Puri, an international relations lecturer at the War Studies Department of Kings College, London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Extraordinary' Eyewear contracts 'interfere with poets' civil rights'

Independent press Eyewear Publishing has drawn criticism from the Society of Authors over its treatment of poets, including contracts “constituting an unwarranted interference with their civil rights”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Armed With Faith: A Civil Rights Heroine Fights New Battles

In her new memoir, Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine, the black teenagers who broke the color line in segregated 1950s Arkansas, says God will always be there to lift people out of pain, disillusionment and despair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Great Graphic Novels About Video Games

While comic books based on video games are easy to find, comics about gaming are few and far between. Here are 10 great examples of comic books about gaming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Greg Iles and others on how literature, journalism renew Civil Rights-era cold cases

Iles, as part of a panel at the AJC Decatur Book Festival, talked about the contribution that authors and journalists have to make in reviving unsolved cases of murdered black men. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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BookCon 2015: The Civil War Through a Graphic Kaleidoscope

Using graphic books to teach, or to lure a more visual reader to books, is nothing new, but "Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War," by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and Ari Kelman, seems destined to resonate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month

It's like the phrase "curl up with a good book" was invented for the month of December. Here's what we're reading by the fire. The post A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

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Dohle Reflects On a Year 'Combining Two Great Legacies'

In his annual year-end letter, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cited the merger and thanked the PRH staff for the “impressive feat” of “combining two great legacies.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Great Back To School Graphic Novels

It's September which means school is back in session. Here are 10 books that take place at schools or primarily involve the lives of teachers and students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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12 Great Graphic Novel Adaptations

Everything from novels to movies, video games, and even government reports have been given the graphic novel treatment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Comic-Con Inauguration of Congressman And Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis

It’s hard to imagine someone more out of place at Comic-Con than a politician. But Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis took the pop culture and comic convention by storm with an autobiographical graphic novel and a new arena to deliver his message of tolerance and acceptance. It... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Gabo Graphic Novel Bio Boosts Colombia’s Publishing Profile

A graphic novel adaptation of the life of Gabriel García Márquez published by Rey+Naranjo in Bogota has brought new attention to Colombia's graphic novel industry. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In these new audiobooks, a great tale is matched with a great narrator

For your listening pleasure, books by John le Carré, Marion Winik and Lynne Truss Continue reading at The Washington Post

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