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  Jesmyn Ward on ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ Ward discusses her new novel; David Dobbs on five new books about Darwin; and Kristin Cashore talks about “Jane, Unlimited.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-22 Of God and War Sarah Sentilles’s “Draw Your Weapons” ranges widely through issues of photographic representation, theology, empathy, activism and pacifism. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-22 Thanks, Trump! Katy Tur Sees a Renaissance in Journalism The NBC reporter, … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 22nd, 2017 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day is sponsored by Amazon Publishing:     Today’s Featured Deals Railsea by China Mieville for $1.99. Get it here or just click the cover image below:   So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Ron Jonson for $1.99. Get it here or just … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2017-09-22By Jeff O’Neal Abandon All Taste, Ye Who Enter Here In my first bookstore gig, a … Read More

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  12 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-21 The Secret, Dangerous Lives of Teenagers in Ali Land’s Chilling “Good Me Bad Me” Within a few pages, readers will be mesmerized by Good Me Bad Me and by Milly, a teen placed temporarily with a foster family as she prepares to testify against her mother, who kidnapped and killed small … Read More

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  Comics Criticism vs. Artists: I May Not Know Art, But I Know What I Like Comics twitter has been in a tizzy lately (again) over the critics vs. creators divide, this time spurred half by an ill-advised IDW Kickstarter and half by an article suggesting that comics critics should try making their own comics to understand the difficulty of it. As always, a recurring … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2017-09-21By Jessica Plummer 15 Superpowered Ladies to Fangirl Over Between … Read More

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  For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S. From conquistadores to modern cultural enclaves, these books trace the centuries-long Latino experience in the United States. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-20 Richard Robinson of Scholastic Honored for Lifetime of Work in Children’s Publishing Mr. Robinson brought Harry Potter to American readers, among many other highlights in a career also defined by efforts to increase literacy and improve education. … Source: The New … Read More

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