Sally Rooney boycots Israeli publisher amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions

Sally Rooney, the author of Normal people, refused to have his new book translated into Hebrew in light of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rooney announced she would boycott Israeli publishing house Modan, having refused to sell Beautiful people, where are youthe translation rights of the publisher. She said, however, that it would be “an honor” to have the book translated into ...

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Professional service firms provide business advice

Financial institutions, law firms and accounting firms have been instrumental in their efforts to help small business owners get through the darker days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The singular goal during this time? Survival. While the current situation for businesses is far from where it was before the pandemic, for many, attention may begin to shift to the future, from ...

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Bragg Prize for Scientific Writing Shortlisted Announcement

October 12, 2021 @booksandpublishing The list of finalists for this year’s UNSW Press Bragg Award for Scientific Writing has been announced. The preselected parts are: “The COVID-Climate Collision” by Jo Chandler (Griffith live review) “The Eternal Free Fall” by Ceridwen Dovey (Alexander) “Soundings” by Rebecca Giggs (Scribe) ‘Hail Hydrogen: Fueling the Future Fuel Debate’ by Nicole Hasham (Griffith live review) ...

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All together now! : a global event celebrating local theater

Black Productions has announced that it will join thousands of theater organizations around the world in producing their own local production of All Together Now! of Music Theater International: a global event celebrating local theater. Theatrical licensor Music Theater International (MTI) has created this musical review for theaters around the world to use as a local fundraising event presented on ...

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‘Freedom’: an exhibition celebrates Barcelona’s counter-culture of the 1970s | Barcelona

When the repressive Spanish dictatorship finally came to an end with the death of Francisco Franco in 1975, the counter-culture that had been simmering for years elsewhere in Europe came with a bang. “After years of repression, there was an immense desire to do things; people were desperate to express themselves, ”said Pepe Ribas, curator of Underground, an exhibition that ...

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Roger Boore obituary | Editing

My friend Roger Boore, who died at the age of 82, was a Welsh editor and author. He will be remembered for his dedication to the Welsh language and its spread, especially among children. A chartered accountant, returning to his hometown of Cardiff in the late 1960s, and with a growing family to educate, he noticed how few children’s picture ...

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CICA members to discuss situation in Afghanistan: Uzbek Foreign Ministry

ANI | Update: October 10, 2021 3:28 PM STI Nour Sultan [Kazakhstan], Oct 10 (ANI): Foreign ministers of countries participating in the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) will discuss possibilities of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, the ministry said on Sunday. Uzbek Foreign Office.The meeting will be held in Nur Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, ...

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A portrait inspired by the vivid colors of Los Angeles

In each slice of The artists, T highlights a recent or little-seen work by a black artist, accompanied by a few words from this artist putting the work in context. This week we are looking at a work by the painter Amoako Boafo which appears in his personal exhibition “Singular duality: I can make us, ”On display at Roberts Projects ...

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Questions and Answers with Author Linda Zajac | Saturday Q&A

Known For: Award Winning Freelance Science Writer and Author of “Robo-Motion: Robots that Move Like Animals” and Minecraft Books with STEM and Coding Sidebars For starters: Her first major publication was in Highlights, a children’s magazine, on the use of DNA to count grizzly bears. Education: Graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University. Q: When did you think, “Oh, I’m going ...

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