Commercial passenger spaceflight has gone on the books with Boeing announcing that it's received the first contract ever issued to a private company to carry out a manned space mission. The NASA task order means that Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft will ferry crews to the International Space Station (ISS) on two to six missions by the company... Show More Summary
Bill Moyers has posted a transcript of the remarks he gave Tuesday during the Helen Bernstein Book Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The ceremony took place Tuesday night at the New York Public Library. Moyers explained to attendees...Show More Summary
The VIDA count has exposed persistent gender disparities in prestigious literary publications’ bylines — but what happens once books are published, sent into the world, and made ready for critical consumption and evaluation? Does a bias remain? Novelist Nicola Griffith … Read More
As you (hopefully) know, Club Carlson is handing out a double whammy effective June 1st (which is this coming Monday!). They are not only taking away the “Last Award Night Free” benefit that has come with the co-branded Club Carlson...Show More Summary
(5/29/15) -- Melissa Foster, New York Times and USA Today bestselling indie author author of 32 books (which have together sold over 1 million copies) and the founder of the World Literary Cafe and Fostering Success, and Amy Edelman,...Show More Summary
I just booked an award night at the Hyatt Olive 8 in Seattle for a night in July. Normally I don't think see why this would be of interest to anyone, but supposedly the Hyatt Olive 8 is blocking all award nights for the the entire summer. Show More Summary
They announced the winners of this year's Best Translated Book Awards, and they were: Fiction: The Last Lover, by Can Xue, in Annelise Finegan Wasmoen's translation, published by Yale University Press in their Margellos World Republic...Show More Summary
Almost at the same time the (American) Best Translated Book Award was announced, they announced the winner of the big UK translated-fiction prize, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, which went to The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck,...Show More Summary
By Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The following remarks were made by Bill Moyers at the presentation of the Helen Bernstein Book Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The ceremony took place at the New York Public Library on May 26, 2015. Thank you for allowing me to share this evening with you....
The Academy Award nominee will write and direct an adaptation of the children's book The post Jason Reitman Finds an Unimaginary Friend in Beekle appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The following remarks were made by Bill Moyers at the presentation of the Helen Bernstein Book Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The ceremony took place at the New York Public Library on May 26, 2015. Thank you for allowing me to share this evening with you. I’m delighted to meet these...
The winners of the eighth annual Best Translated Book Award were announced today at BookExpo America in New York… Read More
Novelist Nicola Griffith has analyzed the winning books of six major book awards over the last 15 years and has come to the conclusion that both women authors and story’s written from a woman’s perspective are less likely to win awards. Griffith...Show More Summary
“The Challenge of Journalism… Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy” by Bill Moyers The following remarks were made by Bill Moyers at the presentation of the Helen Bernstein Book Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The ceremony took place at the New York Public Library on May 26, 2015. Thank you for allowing [...]Show More Summary
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Over the past few years Club Carlson has been one of the most generous hotel rewards program. For those of us with the Club Carlson credit card, booking award nights can bring us double the value. When booking a stay of two or more nights,...Show More Summary
A big day for international literary prizes in the English-speaking world, as they'll be announcing: The (American) Best Translated Book Awards, poetry and fiction - check in at Three Percent starting at 14:30 EST to see who won TheShow More Summary
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The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has revealed the winners of its 2015 Higher Education Scholarship Program. The foundation has awarded $200,000 to 53 students to help fund their continuing education. The winners were chosen from a group of 128 applicants. Show More Summary
In an outstanding lecture at the London School of Economics, Macarthur "genius award" recipient Sendhil Mullainathan explains his research on the psychology of scarcity, a subject that he's also written an excellent book about. Read the rest