Category: Noteworthy News

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*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view …the July/August 2012 Edition of Bookmarks Magazine. My literary fiction book list is included in the Have You Read? column! Back in November 2011 I submitted my list – then waited and heard nothing back. So imagine my surprise when someone in my …

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Check out the Interview on Gatekeepers Post

Today Caribousmom is featured on Gatekeepers Post, the #1 blog community for book publishing professionals which include everyone from the SVP of HarperCollins Childrens to Jeff Kinney (Wimpy Kid) to bestselling author, Zane and some of the biggest literary agents in the world. You can see my interview with them here. Please follow and like …

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Noteworthy News – July 11, 2009

July 11, 2009 It has been awhile since I posted one of these…but since I have bookmarked a ton of stuff, I thought it was time I get to this post! Bookish News: Book Club Hustlers like Josh Henkin (author of Matrimony) are using the power of the Internet and the draw of book clubs …

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Months and Seasons Makes International Award Long List

For those of you who regularly read my blog, you already know that I think Christopher Meeks is a talented writer. I have read and enjoyed all three of his books: The Middle-Aged Man and The Sea (reviewed here), Months and Seasons (reviewed here), and his debut novel The Brightest Moon of the Century (reviewed …

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Noteworthy News – February 18, 2009

February 18, 2009 FINALLY, someone who agrees with me about this story. Ron Rosenbaum from Slate writes about the unworthiness of the film for an Oscar…he writes (in part): What, exactly, was the Kate Winslet character’s “personal triumph”? While in prison for participation in an act of mass murder that was particularly gruesome and personal, …

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Noteworthy News – February 9, 2009

February 9, 2009 I thought this was a joke – but apparently not. Have any of you been to Alcatraz? It is not only a National Park, but the state of this relic suggests to me a certain lack of, um, security. Here is more about the “controversy.” Since John Updike’s recent death, there has …

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Noteworthy News – January 28, 2009

January 28, 2009 (*click on photos to enlarge) You may remember from my last Noteworthy News that I talked about how foreign journalists risk their lives by simply doing their jobs. Well, apparently one of the most dangerous place to be a journalist these days is in Russia. On January 19th prominent attorney Stanislav Markelov, …

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Noteworthy News – January 24, 2009

January 23, 2009 I have decided to start a new feature here at Caribousmom…something I  call Noteworthy News. I often find interesting “news” tidbits by browsing the blogs and news networks – items that may or may not be related to books, but typically strike me as being noteworthy. I have decided to start sharing …

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