Monthly Archives: February 2021

Observant journalist publishes first romance novel

By Theresa Goodwin [email protected] Journalist and radio news producer Shermain Bique-Charles doesn’t just interview and poke her nose in public policy matters. The Observer journalist, 40, recently published her first romance novel “Jasmine”, now available in paperback and on Amazon Kindle. Completed in December 2019, the novel was a tune-up …

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Journalist on the verge of death in coma to publish book he forgot to write

A former Southport Visit journalist is due to release his fourth book – despite a coma making him forget he had written it. Ian Ross wrote a time travel thriller for the good of all over a seven week period before he underwent major heart surgery last year. However, complications …

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Adele and Taylor Swift biographer Chas Newkey-Burden reveals stories behind headlines during Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature appearance

Lower Sixth student Madeleine Friedlein reviews biographer Chas Newkey-Burden’s lecture at Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature… Widely published journalist and biographer Chas Newkey-Burden had an interesting conversation with author and broadcaster Bill Borrows. Having now sold over a million copies of his work worldwide, Newkey-Burden explained how predominant his …

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Veteran Caxton reporter publishes second novel

Media manager and journalist at the Caxton North West branch, Christelle van Rooyen-Wessels has successfully published her second novel, titled Brandmark, with Penguin Random House SA recently. Following the success of its first title, Adder, and favorable reviews after the release of Brandmerkthe stellar author shared insight into the writing …

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Pope Francis presented a historic prayer manuscript rescued from the Islamic State | National Catholic Registry

Dating between the 14th and 15th centuries, the book contains liturgical prayers in Aramaic for the Easter season in the Syriac tradition. VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Wednesday received a historic Aramaic prayer manuscript rescued from the Islamic State’s destructive occupation of northern Iraq. Dating between the 14th and …

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Barack Obama speechwriter Cody Keenan to publish memoir of 2015 Charleston shooting

The book’s title references a theme from Obama’s response to Charleston and one of the most moving moments of his presidency: his singing of “Amazing Grace” during his eulogy at the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Emanuel of Charleston for one of the victims, the Reverend. Clementa Pinckney. Obama speaking at …

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Obama ‘Grace’ speechwriter memoir to be released in 2022 Charleston speechwriter Barack Obama speechwriter Cody Keean

The White House speechwriter who helped President Barack Obama work on his response to the Charleston church massacre in June 2015 has a book deal. Cody Keenan’s memoir is set around the time a white supremacist murdered nine black parishioners in South Carolina. “Grace: A President, His Speechwriter, and Ten …

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Obama speechwriter Cody Keenan writes ‘Grace’ memoir

The speechwriter who helped President Barack Obama write his moving speech in memory of the victims of the Charleston Church massacre will publish a memoir on his work in the White House. Sugar23 Books, a brand of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media, has acquired “Grace: A President, His Speechwriter, …

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