Anne Fadiman

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Name: Anne Fadiman
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 2 reports

End-Of-Life Literature

In an interview about his new book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End , the surgeon and writer Atul Gawande runs down the literary influences that inform his approach to medicine:What books most influenced your decision to become a doctor, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Shelf space

I once had the privilege of presiding at the wedding of a seminary president and a professor of homiletics. I said in the homily that I wasn’t concerned about the longtime viability of their relationship, but I was worried about how they would manage ... [Published Christian Century - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Treating The Anti-Vaccine Moment With Kindness

Amanda Schaffer contemplates Eula Biss’s new book about vaccination: Biss sympathizes with parents who fear vaccines, and she understands the cultural roots of their hesitation, which include an insistence on bodily independence; an obsession with ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Slideshow: Ohio Early Learning Conference | Fostering Lifelong Learners 2014

The signage of the Parma Snow branch of the Cuyahoga County (OH) Public Library, which has benefited from the library's expansive $110 million renovation plan, faces the street as a beacon to those driving by.In the Cuyahoga County Public Library space ... [Published School Library Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Over 900 Authors Sign Open Letter to Amazon

The letter, which was previously announced by Douglas Preston, the bestselling writer (long published by Hachette) who founded the group, is being paid for by a select group of the signers. Among the many signers are John Grisham, Anna Quindlen, George ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

what i'm reading: the spirit catches you and you fall down, truly excellent nonfiction

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures by Anne Fadiman contains dozens of passages that I'd like to share. My library copy is shamefully dog-eared, and I intend to buy a copy ... [Published we move to canada - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Editor: Shannon Welch

“I was cobbling it together,” said Welch. “I think I faced the reality of how difficult it is to be a writer, and thought, I’m just not sure if this is for me.”Though she didn’t previously have any “publishing ambitions,” Welch accepted a position as ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Civilisation

"It is easy to confuse sophistication with civilisation. Sophistication can be a soulless exercise in superiority ratherthan an appreciation of cultivated taste for its life-enhancing qualities." When the essayist Anne Fadiman was asked if she would ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 24 2014]

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End-Of-Life Literature [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 27 2014]
End-Of-Life Literature [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 27 2014]
Shelf space [Published Christian Century - Oct 08 2014]
Treating The Anti-Vaccine Moment With Kindness [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 30 2014]
Slideshow: Ohio Early Learning Conference | Fos... [Published School Library Journal - Sep 26 2014]
Over 900 Authors Sign Open Letter to Amazon [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 06 2014]
what i'm reading: the spirit catches you and yo... [Published we move to canada - Jul 07 2014]
Meet the Editor: Shannon Welch [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 05 2014]
Civilisation [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 24 2014]
Spring 2014 Announcements: All Praise the Essay... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 25 2014]
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End-Of-Life Literature [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 27 2014]
In an interview about his new book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End , the surgeon and writer Atul Gawande runs down the literary influences that inform his approach to medicine: What books most influenced your decision to become ...
Treating The Anti-Vaccine Moment With Kindness [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 30 2014]
Amanda Schaffer contemplates Eula Biss’s new book about vaccination: Biss sympathizes with parents who fear vaccines, and she understands the cultural roots of their hesitation, which include an insistence on bodily independence; an obsession with ...
what i'm reading: the spirit catches you and yo... [Published we move to canada - Jul 07 2014]
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures by Anne Fadiman contains dozens of passages that I'd like to share. My library copy is shamefully dog-eared, and I intend to buy a copy ...
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