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Category Archives: News Tidbits

A Testament To The Power of Second Chances…….
A Testament To The Power of Second Chances…….

Publicity and Media **5/4 run date confirmed for Nicholas Kristof’s NEW YORK TIMES profile of Susan Burton ** **5/5 confirmed for NPR’s “Marketplace” interview** **The Tavis Smiley Show has been added to Susan’s schedule for 5/8/17** **Fresh Air will air on 5/16/17** **The Daily Show has confirmed a … Continue reading

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Hue 1968 by Mark Bowden June 6 2017
Hue 1968 by Mark Bowden June 6 2017

From the publisher of two extraordinary books about the Vietnam War. Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes acclaimed as the best realistic combat novel of the war and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen winner of the Pulitzer Prize among numerous awards and is … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize Winners 2017 -Congratulations to our authors!
Pulitzer Prize Winners 2017 -Congratulations to our authors!

  World by Jim Morin has been selected for a Pulitzer for a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, published as a still drawing, animation or both  Editorial Cartooning … Continue reading

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“Degrees of Inequality”
“Degrees of Inequality”

  **LOWER ED is The Wall Street Journal’s April nonfiction book club pick. The club’s discussion, hosted on Facebook at the end of April, will be led by Roxane Gay.** The Daily Show Interview New York Times Book Review March 16, 2017 LOWER … Continue reading

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Slipping by John Toomey – New York Times and Kirkus Starred review-
Slipping by John Toomey – New York Times and Kirkus Starred review-

Starred Review- Kirkus 3/3/2017 The Rashomon effect is at work in this anatomy of a small-town murder, with even the perpetrator offering more than one version of events. Irish writer Toomey (Huddleston Road, 2012, etc.) plays with the sort of … Continue reading

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Being the Father My Son Deserves
Being the Father My Son Deserves

Dreux “Lil Fizz” Frédéric of platinum selling R&B group B2K, thought he had it all; fame, fortune and millions of adoring fans at his feet. In the shadows of the bright lights is where he discovered the true meaning of … Continue reading

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The New Yorker Reviews Helen Garner’s Newest, Everywhere I Look

Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner collects essays and articles she’s written over the course of her long career. Offering a broad vision of a life long lived, the book follows her own established tradition of “savage honesty,” as The … Continue reading

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Hot News for Cold Weather: A Fidel Castro Reading List

Fidel Castro died three weeks ago, and regardless of your opinion on this polarizing figure, it’s important to learn more about him. To that end, we at Consortium have compiled a list of readings on El Comandante to expose differing opinions … Continue reading

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The New York Times Book Review Features Rani Patel in Full Effect in the Latest in Realistic Fiction for Young Adults!

  Rani Patel in Full Effect was recently reviewed in The New York Times Book Review! The YA novel follows heroine Rani Patel, a young 16-year-old Indian woman who loves to rap. After catching her father with a woman barely … Continue reading

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CAT IN THE NIGHT in School Library Journal!

Madeleine Dunphy’s beautiful and educational book Cat in the Night (By Madeleine Dunphy; Illustrated by Joshua S. Brunet; 9780988330368; Web of Life Children’s Book; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $16.95) has received a glowing review in School Library Journal! Cat in the … Continue reading

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