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Emily Parker

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Emily Parker is the author of "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground" which will be published by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux in February, 2014. Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, wrote that the book is "a rigorously researched and reported account that reads like a thriller. It's been a while since I have read a book that is so entertaining, not to mention so encouraging for the culture of liberty." Vargas Llosa's full article about "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are" can be found here: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/11...

Emily is currently digital diplomacy advisor and senior fellow at the New America Foundation, where she has been writing her book and wor
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"The best book I've read on digital activism, and the best book I've read in 2015.

Parker focuses on heart wrenching stories that take place in China, Russia, and Cuba, and details in an unparalleled way the human element of online activists. I don..." Read more of this review »
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"I received a copy of this for free through Goodreads First Reads

This nonfiction book was fascinating!! You don't really realize how bad people in other countries have it. The section on China was a real eye opener. Very glad I read this. "
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I am so completely blown away by the trilogy. I just started the second one in the series, "The Story of a New Name," which has made me go back and reread sections of "My Brilliant Friend." I feel this book does exactly what literature should do: It ...more
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The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
The Museum of Innocence
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From what I knew of his writing, I wasn't sure that Orhan Pamuk would be my cup of tea. But I loved this book. I became so immersed in its world that I feel somewhat lost now that I have finished it. The book is, first and foremost, a love story, tho ...more
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This book is very original. It's about how one woman's madness shapes the lives of those around her. Set in India.
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