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Ingram’s Transformation of the Publishing World

If you’ve never heard the name John Ingram, you will be surprised to learn that his family has been instrumental in transforming the publishing...

Oprah Winfrey to be Keynote Speaker at U.S. Book Show

Oprah Winfrey will be the opening keynote speaker at the U.S. Book Show, the virtual book publishing trade show presented by Publishers Weekly. Oprah Winfrey will...

Author of NYT Bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race to Set Stage for Book Fair

Ijeoma Oluo, the author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power, is to speak at the U.S. Book...

Top Celebrity Talent Adds Sparkle to a Day Devoted to Kids’ Books

Brian Selznick, the bestselling children’s book author and Caldecott Medal-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was adapted into the Oscar®-winning film Hugo, and...

U.S. Book Show by Publishers Weekly

The inaugural U.S. Book Show is a three-day virtual conference conceived and crafted by Publishers Weekly to build buzz about Fall 2021 books and to serve...

We are all Entrepreneurs

Whether you are a stay-at-home parent or a business executive, we are all running a small business, which is called our life.

The Center for Creative Entrepreneurship

The Center for Creative Entrepreneurship began in February 2020. In the year of a global pandemic, CCE shifted their programs virtually. As an educational hub, they want every creative in the world to have access to the resources they need to become successful entrepreneurs.

Damn Asians (Chinese? Japanese? Korean? Indian? Turks? Uzbeks?)!

The recent reports of increased violence against Asian-Americans are troubling, but nothing new. The history of Asians in the U.S. is marked by negative actions against this group by U.S. citizens and the U.S. Government. The current focus on Asian-Americans or Chinese-Americans may be attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic and how politicians have pointed a finger at China for our misery. This, in turn, has seemingly given citizens an excuse for their violence against U.S. citizens of Asian descent.

Borders, Bureaucrats and Blame

The headlines and newscasts are raising the issue of the U.S. southern border, again.  Reports of thousands of unaccompanied minors are in the news. ...

American Soldier: His Final Rest

The gently sloping hills of Arlington National Cemetery overlook the nation’s capital. From this vantage point, thousands of soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines look across the Potomac River in formation. It is as if in their passing, they continue to look over us and the country because it is their legacy. Here, colonels are among corporals and privates among generals. Alas, they have come together for their final rest. Some served for a short time while others did so for a lifetime. But now, time is irrelevant as we salute them, pay respect to their deeds forever as they have arrived for their final rest.