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Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne's archives acquired by New York Public Library

no EC The Courier-Tribune | 2023-01-27, 21:22

NEW YORK (AP) — The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, spanning from letters and wedding pictures to manuscripts and screenplay drafts, have been acquired by the New York Public Library. "The Library is thrilled to announce that our

Plenty of buses ready to take visitors to Cairo International Book Fair

Egypt Independent | 2023-01-27, 21:12

The Cairo International Book Fair 2023 has kicked off on�January 25 and will continue until February 6. This makes those wishing to visit the book fair look for available local transportation. Al-Masry Al-Youm listed transportation lines, which were provided

How to get to Cairo International Book Fair by bus?

Egypt Independent | 2023-01-27, 21:12

The Cairo International Book Fair 2023 has kicked off on�January 25 and will continue until February 6. This makes those wishing to visit the book fair look for available local transportation. Al-Masry Al-Youm listed transportation lines, which were provided

Remembering the Hatred that Still Haunts the Earth

Time Magazine | 2023-01-27, 20:46

I’m preparing an ordinary Wednesday night dinner, and after putting the finishing touches on a spicy lentil soup—a sure sign that winter is in full force—I reach for bowls and placemats and am about to set the table when I hear a proverb,

An Interview With Aubrey Gordon

The Stranger | 2023-01-27, 20:16

Godon will be talking about her book at Town Hall on February 1 with fellow writer Lindy West. by Matt Baume You might know Aubrey Gordon for her role as co-host of the excellent podcast Maintenance Phase , alongside Michael Hobbes, or for her 2020 book What

‘The Fear of Large and Small Nations’: Nancy Agabian to Release First Novel in May

Asbarez | 2023-01-27, 20:11

The Fear of Large and Small Nations” book cover Nancy Agabian, the author of “Princess Freak” (2000), and “Me as Her Again: True Stories of an Armenian Daughter” (2008), returns with ​​PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially

NY Public Library acquires archives of literary couple Joan Didion and John Dunne

Fox News | 2023-01-27, 20:01

The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, spanning from letters and wedding pictures to manuscripts and screenplay drafts, have been acquired by the New York Public Library. "The Library is thrilled to announce that our outstanding

Mary McNamara: Pamela Anderson is a bad-ass, wrapped in an enigma inside a bombshell

no EC Winston-Salem Journal | 2023-01-27, 19:31

Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times If you're planning to write a memoir any time soon, you might want to contact a documentary filmmaker first. Following in the narrative-seizing steps of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who chased the Netflix documentary series

The Vital Difference Between Work and Labor: Lewis Hyde on Sustaining the Creative Spirit

no EC Brainpickings | 2023-01-27, 19:22

“The gifts of the inner world must be accepted as gifts in the outer world if they are to retain their vitality.” It is a gladness to be able to call one’s daily work a labor of love, and to have that labor put food on the table the way any

The Guardian view on Irish film: laughing all the way to the Oscars | Editorial

The Guardian | 2023-01-27, 19:06

A record crop of nominations is a reward for decades of investment across the creative industries. The British government should take note News that Ireland had hoovered up 14 Oscar nominations rang out this week from Louth to Limerick. Nine of them were for

Review: The Book of Everlasting Things by Aanchal Malhotra

Hindustan Times | 2023-01-27, 18:36

In Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory (2017), Aanchal Malhotra traced family histories through objects people carried across the border during Partition. The book was well-researched and eminently readable. It

HT Picks; New Reads

Hindustan Times | 2023-01-27, 18:36

From Raj to Swaraj and Beyond 188pp, ₹1195; Orient Black Swan (On the history of Hindi-language journalism in India from the early days of nationalist newspapers to the post-Emergency 1980s and the present.) In India, the English-language media is considered

Salil Tripathi - “These writers exemplify courage in its rawest form”

Hindustan Times | 2023-01-27, 18:36

How did you and artist Shilpa Gupta end up working together on this anthology? What skills, expertise, and institutional resources did each of you bring to this book project? In February 2017 at a dinner at Kekee Manzil, the delightful home of my good friend

Interview: Siddhartha Mukherjee, author, Song of the Cell

Hindustan Times | 2023-01-27, 18:36

Your third book, The Song of the Cell is the story of the function and the dysfunction of the cell. It’s also the story of cellular engineering that has sparked a revolution in biology and medicine. How much of this story is informed by your practice as an

Cultural historian, writer named director of UIC’s Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 18:19

) The College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at the University of Illinois Chicago has announced that Liesl Olson has accepted the position of director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, effective March 1, pending approval by the University of

Benjamin Hall’s ‘Saved’ hits No. 1 on Amazon’s new releases on pre-orders alone

Fox News | 2023-01-27, 16:54

Fox News' Benjamin Hall’s upcoming "Saved: A War Reporter's Mission To Make It Home" hit No. 1 on Amazon’s "new releases" bestsellers list on Thursday. ...

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

no EC Daily Press | 2023-01-27, 16:52

Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle. ...

A balanced look at whether to have children

Washington Blade | 2023-01-27, 16:26

‘So When are You Having Kids?’ By Jordan Davidson c.2022, Sounds True, Macmillan $28.99/356 pages Your mother lingers way too long in the children’s department. She sighs over tiny suits and little sneakers, running her fingers along soft blankets,

New Buyers, New Motivations: Foreign Firms Join The US Biotech Buying Frenzy

Forbes | 2023-01-27, 16:22

"The depreciated value of US biotechnology companies has not gone unnoticed by traditional pharmaceutical conglomerates looking to augment their pipelines at attractive prices." ...

Font of Dune: the mystery of the science fiction series' classic book cover typeface

Boing Boing | 2023-01-27, 15:54

Fonts in Use explores the mystery of the typeface used

Help Yourself Avoid The Losing Loop

Forbes | 2023-01-27, 15:45

"The rat race, the hamster wheel, or the golden cage—whatever you call it—is how so many people find themselves in financial prison even though it is easy to avoid." ...

How books are connecting Tennessee military parents and their children | Opinion

The Leaf-Chronicle | 2023-01-27, 14:48

Research shows reading aloud with military children on a regular basis encourages early literacy and language skills. ...

Ordinary people, extraordinary times

X Index | 2023-01-27, 14:45

An unknown prisoner from "Gypsy family camp" in Auschwitz The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day this year is ordinary people. Words have power and their meaning changes with context – and in the context of the Holocaust the word ordinary is one that brings

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