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Don Cheadle Tackling Story of Wall Street's First Black Millionaire (The Hollywood Reporter, Exclusive)

"Cheadle is reteaming with his 'Miles Ahead' scribe Steven Baigelman as he plans to star in and produce the adaptation of Shane White's biography 'Prince of Darkness.' ..."

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The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in History, Finalist:
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America, by Wendy Warren (Liveright/W.W. Norton)

For a groundbreaking study that alters our view of history by showing how deeply embedded slavery became in 17th-century northern colonies.

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Political historian and Hamilton scholar, Yale Professor Joanne Freeman's THE FIELD OF BLOOD, which chronicles the previously unknown congressional fistfights, duels, and threats that paved the way to the Civil War, and HUNTING FOR HAMILTON, a concise book filled with little-known stories and anecdotes, which will bring this complex, all-too-human Founder and his times to life by exploring Hamilton's relationships with the key people in his life, to Alex Star at Farrar, Straus, in a major deal, at auction, by Wendy Strothman at The Strothman Agency (World English).

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BEST SELLERS-- Young Adult E-Book

A version of this list appears in the January 8, 2017 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending December 24, 2016.

by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows (HarperTeen)

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Military historian Bruce Gamble's KANGAROO SQUADRON, pitched in the tradition of Band of Brothers, the dramatic true story of the first U.S. Army unit—a squadron of B-17s and scores of dauntless volunteer American flyboys led by Hollywood-handsome Major Dick Carmichael—to cross the Pacific and strike back at the Japanese, to Robert Pigeon at Da Capo, for publication in fall 2018, by Wendy Strothman at The Strothman Agency (World English).

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The National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry, 2016

Daniel Borzutzky, “The Performance of Becoming Human”
Brooklyn Arts Press

Rita Dove, “Collected Poems 1974–2004”
W. W. Norton & Company

Peter Gizzi, “Archeophonics”
Wesleyan University Press

Donald Hall, “The Selected Poems of Donald Hall”
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Jay Hopler, “The Abridged History of Rainfall”

Donika Kelly, “Bestiary”
Graywolf Press

Jean Mead, “World of Made and Unmade”
Alice James Books

Solmaz Sharif, “Look”
Graywolf Press

Monica Youn, “Blackacre”
Graywolf Press

Kevin Young, “Blue Laws”
Alfred A. Knopf

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Author of PROUST: THE SEARCH, NAPLES DECLARED, SAUL BELLOW: LETTERS and THE BOOK OF GETTING EVEN Benjamin Taylor's memoir, set in 1963, beginning the morning of November 22 when the author was in the crowd greeting JFK, to Patrick Nolan and Kathryn Court at Penguin, by Wendy Strothman of The Strothman Agency (NA).

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Authors of MY LADY JANE, NYT bestselling author Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows's MY PLAIN JANE, in which both Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte are saved from their current fates, and MY CALAMITY JANE, in which the legendary Calamity Jane also gets a better ending to her story, again to Erica Sussman at Harper Teen, for publication in 2018 and 2020, by Katherine Fausset at Curtis Brown, Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management and Lauren MacLeod at The Strothman Agency (NA).

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University of Chicago Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics Shadi Bartsch's new modern translation of Vergil's AENEID, to Jonathan Galassi at Farrar, Straus, in a pre-empt, by Wendy Strothman at The Strothman Agency (World English).

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Announcing the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows
BY CELESTE FORD — 04.19.2016

NEW YORK, NY, April 19, 2016––Continuing its longstanding investment in the social sciences and humanities, Carnegie Corporation of New York announced 33 winners of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program today with awards from the philanthropic foundation totaling $6.6 million.

Christopher M. Nichols, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University; “American Isolationism”

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