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It was Brian Goedde, the first hiphop critic in a major Seattle paper (he was an editor at The Rocket in the late 90s and a big supporter of Silent Lambs Project), who recognized and wrote a small book about hiphop geography, which comes down to hiphop's fascination with place, hood, street. Show More Summary
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In—a kind of workplace feminism manifesto—has inspired a range of reactions from critics. Some were positive; some less so. But none was as negative as the response Sandberg spokeswoman and...Show More Summary
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In, has had one of the more successful honeymoons in the modern history of book publishing. With the help of a team of publicists, Sandberg has catapulted her message of female empowerment to the top of the best-seller lists, appeared on the cover ... More »
(Scott Johnson) Occasional contributor Mark Falcoff is resident scholar emeritus at AEI. He is the the author, among other books, of Modern Chile, 1970-1989: A Critical History and Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro’s Legacy....Show More Summary
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publici...
When Terry Brooks published The Sword of Shannara in 1977, he wanted one thing. To Be Read !He didn’t want awards. He didn’t want accolades. He didn’t want to win critical acclaim from book reviewers—even though Dune author Frank Herbert wrote one hell of a New York Times book review for Sword. Show More Summary
Fox News' media criticism program continued the network's promotion of Zev Chafets' biography of Fox News president Roger Ailes, Roger Ailes: Off Camera, with a segment that did not examine or discuss the book's substance. Instead, Fox...Show More Summary
Following the tremendous critical acclaim of his Stoker, screenwriter Wentworth Miller is set to adapt Richard Parker's upcoming novel Scare Me for Relativity Media, says a story today at Deadline. The book, set to be published in late...Show More Summary
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Chinua Achebe, a 2013) was a Nigerian[ novelist, poet, professor and critic has died in Boston at the age of 82. He was best known for his first novel and magnum opus Things Fall Apart, which is the most widely read book in modern African literature
US critics worshipped it, so why don't West End critics think satirical musical comedy is divine? Talking Point LAST UPDATED AT 15:27 ON Fri 22 Mar 2013 THE BOOK OF MORMON, the hit Broadway musical written by the creators of South Park, arrives in London armed with nine Tony Awards and riding on "a tidal wave of acclaim". Show More Summary
Last night, Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians and The Magician King, and the book critic for Time, participated in the … Read More
Sheryl Sandberg may be getting flak from certain feminists, but those criticisms seem to be strengthening rather than damaging the popularity of her new book. “Lean In” has sold 140,000 copies its first week in print, according to publisher Alfred A. Knopf. The book has gone back to press...
With the enormous box office and critical success of Silver Linings Playbook, emerging reports are announcing that the author of the book of the same title may have other works ready to be adapted for the big screen. Screenwriter and sometimes actor Mike White is looking to Matthew Quick’s works for a possible adaptation, and [...]Show More Summary
Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin gave fans of his A Song of Ice and Fire novel series a few hints about what they can expect from his next book, and the next season of the critically acclaimed HBO series based on them. Martin appeared at a Game of Thrones panel on March 19 [...] Game Of Thrones: Expect ‘Blood And Fire’ In Next Book [Video] is a post from: The Inquisitr
By Andrea Plaid Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer and author Sheryl Sandberg has faced quite a bit of criticism about her new book, Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead, a “feminist manifesto” for professional women in the workplace, namely that her book and feminist movement wouldn’t appeal to all women. Racializens really liked what Dr. Angélica Pérez-Litwin …
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes got his authorized biography this month, Roger Ailes: Off Camera. TVNewser covered the book and its reception among critics and television news personalities. Check it out: Zev Chafets, is making the TV news rounds this week to promote the book. Show More Summary
I have a copy of Guy Gavriel Kay's forthcoming River of Stars up for grabs, compliments of the folks at Penguin Books. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:In his critically acclaimed novel Under Heaven, Guy Gavriel Kay told a vivid and powerful story inspired by China’s Tang Dynasty. Show More Summary
Pot, kettle: New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani reviewed Tuesday a new biography by Zev Chafets of Fox News president Roger Ailes under the headline, "A Soft-Focus Look at Fox's Tough-Talking Tough Guy." Kakutani faulted the book for relying on familiar stories and, of... -