Month: May 2022

Women have played a crucial role in many groundbreaking discoveries over several decades of space exploration. From mathematicians whose calculations on the ground helped fuel some of NASA’s biggest achievements to astronauts and mission specialists who boarded shuttles and traversed the cosmos for themselves, there is no shortage of women throughout history whose work has
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Every season I pour over the catalogs and galleys of new releases in translation and highlight some of the titles that I’m excited about for Book Riot. I was especially impressed with this season’s incredible offerings of literature translated from Spanish. There were even more stunning titles than usual and much more than I could
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As the wife of an amazing chef, and as a person who loves reading and recommending books, people often assume that I’m great at picking out cookbooks for my husband. In 2022 this is true, but it took years of understanding what he’s looking for to really get it. I used to Google “cookbooks for
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that an author retelling Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice must understand Mr. Darcy. Unfortunately, many do not. And the same thing goes for movie adaptations of the original story, for that matter. He’s often misunderstood, misrepresented, and mistaken for something he isn’t. There is, not to put too fine
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I first began reading manga in middle school when I discovered the InuYasha series at a Waldenbooks in the mall. (Oh, how I miss the days of Waldenbooks.) Ever since, the gorgeous art, lovable characters, and fantastical and heartfelt journeys in manga has drawn me in every time. As a longtime fan of anime, I
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The pages of comic books are filled with colorful heroes and villains. In comics, like in the real world, those heroes and villains are people with their own strengths, weaknesses, dreams, and fears. Sometimes, that means heroes become villains. Sometimes it means villains become heroes. These journeys are sometimes long, spanning decades of character development
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Book adaptations are such a tricky thing. For starters, the format is really important. There’s just no way to fit in as much detail in a movie (or show) as in a book. But that doesn’t mean that movies can’t be emotional and powerful stories by themselves. Then there’s the fact that liking movies, shows,
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This week, 19 children and 2 teachers — all primarily Latine — were killed. Less than two weeks ago, 10 Black people — all primarily older individuals — were killed. Books did not kill them. Guns killed them. Immediately after this week’s preventable tragedy, the various Moms For Liberty and similar groups posted a requisite
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Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2022 winner, Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree and translated from Hindi by Daisy Rockwell. BBC presenter Nikki Bedi hosted the multi-platform ceremony which included remarks from the judges, authors and translators, and beautifully performed readings from
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Agony In The Garden’s inception occurred on April of 2013 as a one man band with singer/songwriter multi-instrumentalist Mack Perry writing and recording all of Agony’s music. Releasing a debut four song EP, “Where Olympus Dwells,” in May, 2015. In Feb. 2016 Mack and Clint Lowery of Grammy Nominated Sevendust co-wrote 3 tracks. In September
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Rocky Kramer will be hosting “Metal Heroes” on this week’s episode of Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays on Twitch. Tune into Twitch on Tuesday, May 24th, at 7 PM PT for this amazing show. Rocky Kramer is a guitar virtuoso, often being compared to the greatest guitar players in the world. Rocky has performed
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Who else but hosts Wendy Stuart and Tym Moss could “spill the tea” on their weekly show “If These Walls Could Talk” live from Pangea Restaurant on the Lower Eastside of NYC, with their unique style of honest, and emotional interviews, sharing the fascinating backstory of celebrities, entertainers, recording artists, writers and artists and bringing
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Daisy Jopling is thrilled and honored to be collaborating with the fantastic teachers of the Peekskill and Hendrick Hudson Middle and High School choirs, Mr. Mitchell Guido, Mr. Kevin Larsen, Mrs. Kimberly Dunkin and Mrs. Erica Denler and their wonderful choir students – come support them as they perform with the Daisy Jopling Band and
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Alison Greenberg is the CEO and Co-founder of “Ruth Health,” an innovative perinatal telehealth hub and comprehensive care platform built for women by women. “Ruth Health”is revolutionizing women’s healthcare for prenatal, perinatal, and postnatal care by empowering women with the proper care and access to support the birthing experience. Alison leverages her experience in both
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Actor/Voice Artist/Comic artist Rusty Gilligan has just released his art through NFT Drop. Rusty Gilligan began his entertainment career as an actor in NY, first appearing on Broadway and then moving to California to appear on television in such productions as “Little House on the Prairie”, “Family Affair”, “Police Woman”, and Disney including the original
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DC-area novelist Kimberly Greer has won a 2021 Incipere Award for women’s fiction. Her debut novel, “Masked Intent: A Modern-Day Morality Play,” was released in Sept. 2021 and is set in the Washington, DC, suburb of Brambleton, Virginia. The Incipere Awards, sponsored by Entrada Publishing, recognize exceptional writing across multiple genres with particular focus on
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April Rose Gabrielli is a Billboard charting alternative-rock/pop singer, songwriter, producer & pianist. Currently, April has over one million combined streams in co-writing & production credits. In early 2021, April signed an exclusive music publishing deal with BMG Rights Management and a record deal with Soho Records NYC to launch her solo music career. She
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