Tag Archives: August 2022

Cover Preview: Booklist Magazine – August 2022

Closeup of August 2022 issue of BOOKLIST

On the Cover
From The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean, featured in Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts. Art by Su Blackwell, photographed by Jaron James, art direction and design by Jamie Stafford-Hill. Used by permission of Tor Books.

Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror

Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror: 2022

The Essentials: SF/Fantasy & Horror Cli-Fi

Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts: 2022

Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror for Youth: 2022

Trend Alert: Microtrend Roundup

Navigating Newbery: The Plight of High Fantasy

Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Audiobooks for Youth

Features

Read-alikes: Fictional Scientists

Listen-Alikes: High-drama Dual Narrations

Booklist Backlist: Giving Shape to Big Feelings

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – August 22, 2022

A person with sunglasses on in repose reading a book.

Nicole Rifkin’s “Sun-Dappled”

The artist on her creative process and finding inspiration among artistic friends. By Françoise Mouly, Art by Nicole Rifkin

Africa’s Cold Rush and the Promise of Refrigeration

For the developing world, refrigeration is growth. In Rwanda, it could spark an economic transformation.

By Nicola Twilley

News: Ukraine’s Defenses Improve As Costs Mount, China’s Economy Slows

A.M. Edition for Aug. 15. Ukraine’s battlefield defense against Russia may be gradually strengthening, but the country is facing a widening financial shortfall.

WSJ reporter Marcus Walker says Kyiv has been forced to print money to cover the cost of fighting Russia’s invasion, which has pummeled Ukraine’s economy. Luke Vargas hosts.

Front Page: The New York Times – August 15, 2022

Some Republicans Make a More Restrained Case for Defending Trump

When some G.O.P. members of Congress attacked the nation’s top law enforcement agencies immediately after the F.B.I.’s search of Mar-a-Lago, it underscored deep fissures within the party.

The Rise of the Worker Productivity Score

Across industries and incomes, more employees are being tracked, recorded and ranked. What is gained, companies say, is efficiency and accountability. What is lost?

Front Page: The New York Times – August 14, 2022

Trump Lawyer Told Justice Dept. That Classified Material Had Been Returned

The lawyer signed a statement in June that all documents marked as classified and held in boxes in storage at Mar-a-Lago had been given back. The search at the former president’s home on Monday turned up more.

As Right-Wing Rhetoric Escalates, So Do Threats and Violence

Both threats of political violence and actual attacks have become a steady reality of American life. Experts blame dehumanizing and apocalyptic language.

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – August 15, 2022

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6 Stocks to Play the Big Push Toward Renewable Energy

The U.S. climate bill, along with a parallel initiative in Europe, could reshape global energy. Plug Power, Sunrun, and other companies could make the most of the new opportunities in renewables.

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

R.I.P., Bear Market. For Now, Signs Point to More Buying.

Andrew Bary

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

It’s a Good Time to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock. Here’s Why.

Andrew Bary

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

The Best-Run Auto Insurer May Not Be the Best Stock to Buy

Andrew Bary

THE TRADER

Coinbase Is Looking Like a Meme Stock. Watch Out, Shorts.

Joe Light

Front Page: WSJ Weekend Edition – August 13, 2022

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Climate Bill Success Hinges on Timely Project Build-Out

Wind and solar capacity is expected to expand quickly wherever economically feasible. Missing from projections is a direct accounting of potential obstacles.

Climate Bill Success Hinges on Timely Project Build-Out

Wind and solar capacity is expected to expand quickly wherever economically feasible. Missing from projections is a direct accounting of potential obstacles.85 min read

FBI Recovered 11 Sets of Classified Documents in Trump Search

Some of the documents recovered from the former president’s home were marked top secret and meant to be kept in special facilities, an inventory showed. Trump allies claim he declassified the documents.