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[Canada] No! No! No! Santa's smoking pipe axed from Night Before Christmas book

The American Library Association has cried foul, saying the changes amount to 'an act of censorship that denies the audience access to the author's authentic voice.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:41

[Canada] Santa Quits Smoking In New Edition Of Best-Selling Christmas Classic

"In a world that understands the inherent dangers of nicotine, limiting children's exposure to this addictive drug is a positive, preventive step," says McColl. Her book has already generated major media in her homeland of Canada, including The National
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2012 16:57

[New York] Charmed Life: Penny Marshall's Memoir, "My Mother Was Nuts"

Though Marshall is sixty-eight, and was treated for cancer of the lung and brain three years ago . . . "I'm fine! It's just that the rags have me dying every three months--'Pray for Penny'--so it's hard to get work." Lighting a Marlboro, she said . . .
The New Yorker
added Sep 14, 2012 16:23

Bob Woodward's Price of Politics: 4 talking points [2. Obama "chomped on Nicorette" in meetings with Boehner]

Really, "all you need to know about the differences between the president and myself," Boehner told Woodward, "is that I'm sitting there smoking a cigarette, drinking merlot, and I look across the table and here is the president of the United States drink
The Week
added Sep 11, 2012 01:53

ARCHIVE: Gladwell Asks Us To Pity the Rich

Philip Morris' top brass loved Gladwell's first book, "The Tipping Point," for its defense of the tobacco industry's strategy of using advertising to lure young smokers. "I recommend you read (or have one of your minions submit a book report on) The Tippi
NSFWCORP (Not Safe For Work Corporation)
added Aug 28, 2015 20:24

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website, were unveiled
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming Paperback

tell an important story about the misuse of science to mislead the public on matters ranging from the risks of smoking to the reality of global warming. The people the authors accuse in this carefully documented book are themselves scientists—mostly physi
added Dec 2, 2013 14:00

[New York] Inside the List

“Humans of New York” ... debut on the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 1 ... interviewing his subjects and including short quotations or anecdotes with their portraits. (“Q. Where are you from? A. Russia. If you see a doctor smoking, he’s from Russia.”)
New York Times
added Oct 25, 2013 13:27

[North Carolina] Dukes, Durham and tobacco

first coffee table book about Duke Homestead, the state historic site at the tobacco farm that started it all, incorporates all three. "Duke Homestead and the American Tobacco Company" was written by the Duke Homestead Historic Site manager, Jennifer Daw
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 3, 2013 00:41

[Asia, China] In History Departments, It’s Up With Capitalism

Nan Enstad’s book in progress, “The Jim Crow Cigarette: Following Tobacco Road From North Carolina to China and Back,” examines how Southern tobacco workers, and Southern racial ideology, helped build the Chinese cigarette industry in the early 20th centu
New York Times
added Apr 7, 2013 10:17
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