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Twin Cities authors donate children’s books to Buffalo, New York

Sheletta Brundidge and other Black female children’s book authors from Minnesota are helping kids in Buffalo after this month’s racist mass shooting. MINNEAPOLIS – Halfway across the country, Sheletta Brundidge still can not shake the images from the targeted attack on Buffalo’s Black community. “Just more than thoughts and prayers are needed. There’s a time …

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Seen and Unseen review: George Floyd, Black Twitter and the fight for racial justice | Books

Nearly all the books I have read about the internet have deepened my fears about the net effect of social media on the health of our body politic. For example, I thought three facts from Congressman Ro Khanna’s recent book, Dignity in a Digital Age, were enough to scare anyone concerned about the future of …

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Seen and Unseen review: George Floyd, Black Twitter and the fight for racial justice | Books

Nearly all the books I have read about the internet have deepened my fears about the net effect of social media on the health of our body politic. For example, I thought three facts from Congressman Ro Khanna’s recent book, Dignity in a Digital Age, were enough to scare anyone concerned about the future of …

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Harvey Weinstein May Take Legal Action Over Self-Published Tell-All – Deadline

Awaiting trial in Los Angeles on sex crimes, Harvey Weinstein today became a lurid literary sensation. A self-published tome about the incarcerated producer surfaced for sale on Amazon, and Weinstein’s team is considering legal action. Titled Harvey Weinstein: My Story, the memoir was independently published by in various formats on May 10. The book was …

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Stephen King Has Written A Surprise Sequel To One Of His Scariest Books

Stephen King has written an astonishing number of bone-chilling books over the course of his half-century career as a novelist, but few are quite as brilliantly effective as Cujo. First published in 1981, it’s a claustrophobic tale about a woman and her son being trapped in a broken down car by a rabid Saint Bernard, …

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After her mom’s passing, Colorado Springs woman started writing books, now she owns a bookstore

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – “Young Bookworms” is a new bookstore on the north side of Colorado Springs that sells exclusively self-published books for kids. The idea was created by Joni McCoy after she herself started writing and self-publishing books. Joni was inspired by her mother, an avid reader herself. “My mom was the biggest …

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Gotham Group Options ‘The Audacity Of Inez Burns’ Book For Television – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The Gotham Group has optioned Stephen G. Bloom’s acclaimed nonfiction book The Audacity of Inez Burns, for development as a television / streaming series. Published by Regan Arts in 2018, The Audacity of Inez Burns tells the story of Burns, an underground abortion provider and socialite in San Francisco in the early 20th century. …

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Chris Long donates thousands of books to CCS through his new nonprofit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – One Charlottesville City school had a special guest Friday morning. Former NFL player Chris Long read to students and made a big donation at Burnley-Moran Elementary School. Chris Long is opening the next chapter of his nonprofit EdZone. He’s trying to solve equity gaps in schools. “It’s really gratifying to see …

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