Dr. Vivek Murthy, former U.S. Surgeon General and author of TOGETHER, went on The Daily Show to discuss the urgency of providing medical professionals with the protection and equipment they need to combat COVID-19.
LENNY’S BOOK OF EVERYTHING by Karen Foxlee, HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT by Helena Fox, THIS IS HOW WE CHANGE THE ENDING by Vikki Wakefield, and IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood have been shortlisted for the $30,000 Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature!
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Bettye Kearse, descendant of James Madison and retired pediatrician and geneticist, discusses her new book, THE OTHER MADISONS: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family, with WNYC. The book will be published on March 24.
WILDER GIRLS by Rory Power and LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Rosemary Valero O'Connell have been recognized as finalists for the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards in the LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult and LGBTQ Comics categories, respectively. The winners' ceremony will be held June 8th in New York City's NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, emceed by Saturday Night Live's Bowen Yang.
William Bayer's THE MURALS has been shortlisted for the International Association of Crime Writers' Hammett Prize, which is awarded to one book every year that "best represents the conception of literary excellence in crime writing," according to the IACW website. Previous nominees have included included Norman Mailer, Robertson Davies, Cormac McCarthy, Laura Joh Rowland, and Walter Mosley,