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- Random House 2011; US$ 15.50
142 Strand was the home of the brilliant, unconventional young publisher John Chapman. All the daring and avant-garde writers and thinkers of Victorian London gathered here, among them Carlyle, Dickens, Thackeray; Americans like Emerson and refugees from revolutionary Europe like Mazzini. In 1851 Chapman brought Marian Evans - the future George Eliot... more...
- Pushkin Press 2014; US$ 10.19
;A wide-ranging collection of reflective essays, to mark the centenary of the conflict that changed the world.In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary lives. 1914-Goodbye to All That borrows its title from Robert Graves's "bitter leave-taking of England"... more...
- Rare Bird Books 2013; US$ 5.99
Inability to adapt is the new illiteracy and freelancing is becoming America?s new normal. What 2008 taught America was not just that derivatives are dangerous and the housing market doesn?t rise forever. It also taught us that survival requires juggling and pivoting, two skills that any freelancer is forced to acquire if they want to keep paying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the opposite approach, focusing on reporting as a process of triangulation based on three essential activities: analyzing documents, making observations... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 67.99
This book focuses on the lives of journalists and editors who contributed to advocacy journalism. Each entry contains biographical information about the journalists, their professional careers, major works, and, in some cases, commentary on those works. more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 32.00
As the art world eagerly embraces a journalistic approach, Aesthetic Journalism explores why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries and reportage. This new mode of journalism is grasping more and more space in modern culture and Cramerotti probes the current merge of art with the sphere of investigative journalism.... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Though African Americans have served as foreign reporters for almost two centuries, their work remains virtually unstudied. In this seminal volume, Jinx Coleman Broussard traces the history of black participation in international newsgathering. Beginning in the mid-1800s with Frederick Douglass and Mary Ann Shadd Cary -- the first black woman to edit... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
The battle for hearts and minds in the Middle East is being fought not on the streets of Baghdad, but on the newscasts and talk shows of Al Jazeera. The future of China is being shaped not by Communist Party bureaucrats, but by bloggers working quietly in cyber cafes. The next attacks by al Qaeda will emerge not from Osama bin Laden?s cave, but from... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The life of Albert Shaw (1857-1947) reflected in microcosm the changes that American society was undergoing through a critical period. This first full-length study focuses on two themes: Shaw's career as editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews , an influential monthly journal in the early years of the twentieth century, and Shaw's career as... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 34.99
One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke swiftly broke free of his modest origins and became the foremost commentator on American life and politics, first for the British press and... more...