Hillary Clinton and co-author Louise Penny have unveiled the cover of their novel 'State of Terror'. The cover features a maze-like four-sided figure, with red lines in one corner an American flag, all set against a black backdrop. The publishers have called it a "high-stakes thriller of international intrigue" featuring a “novice” secretary of state.
With so many new books coming out every month, you may miss some gems from the past. But many books from the 1990s are worth reading. Some of them are 'Afterlife' by Paul Monette, 'Lucy' by Jamaica Kincaid, 'Almanac of the Dead' by Leslie Marmon Silko, 'Jazz' by Toni Morrison, 'Dreaming in Cuban' by Cristina Garcia, and 'Doomsday Book' by Connie Willis.
Fans of 'Little Fires Everywhere' are eagerly waiting for its on-screen adaptation by Hulu. But what happens once you have watched it. If you are left wanting more, some other books to read are 'Ask Again, Yes' by Mary Beth Keane, 'Everything I Never Told You' by Celeste Ng, 'Family Trust' by Kathy Wang, and 'The Gifted School' by Bruce Holsinger.
17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thurnberg addressed some 20,000 people at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event yesterday. She accused world leaders of ignoring the climate emergency and pushing it under the carpet. Thunberg has become a leading voice for action on climate change, inspiring millions of students to join protests around the world.
Corita Kent (1918-86) was a Roman Catholic nun in the US who was an artist and designer. She made joyous, politically charged and boldly colorful screenprints. She was featured on the cover of Newsweek in 1967. Kent symbolized an evolving and liberal Catholic Church. The US Postal Service sold over 700 million of the stamp that she designed in 1985.
Popular British author J.K Rowling's next book 'Troubled Blood' is the fifth entry in the Cormoran Strike series. She wrote the series under pen name Robert Galbraith and it is about detectives Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott. The previous books 'The Cuckoo’s Calling', 'The Silkworm', 'Career of Evil' and 'Lethal White' were adapted by BBC.