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Updated about 6 hours ago [ At: 2019-07-20 19:00:31 UTC]


Dispatches from the Future of a New China

TRANSLATED BY KEN LIU, Broken Stars is a welcome second collection of 16 Chinese speculative fiction short stories and three short essays recounting the genre’s recent cultural and academic prominence. The volume gives voice to an eclectic group, serving as a who’s who of SF authors, critics,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-07-20 19:00:31 UTC ]
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The Perfect Fragrances for Harry Potter Characters, Part II

I’m back with more fragrances and Harry Potter characters! If you missed round one, be sure to check it out. ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-20 10:31:12 UTC ]
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Sports media is going direct to consumer—and Copa90 wants to be the Glossier of soccer

Digital media company Copa90 created clubhouses in Paris and Lyon to give its brand a boost IRL just like physical retail helps D2C startups grow. As the reigning Ballon d’Or winner, Ada Hegerberg is the best female soccer player on the planet. But the Norwegian star, who plays professionally in... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-20 07:00:27 UTC ]
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Volunteers needed at the National Book Festival

The Library of Congress is recruiting more than 1,000 people to help throughout the day. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-19 20:22:53 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead Talks About ‘The Nickel Boys’

The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his new novel, and Jon Gertner talks about “The Ice at the End of the World.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-19 19:27:58 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods’ failed Open bid is bad news for NBC

Three months ago, Tiger Woods clawed out his first major championship win in 11 years, and in so doing, seemed to have put an end to a decade marked by frustration, failure and grievous injury. His triumph in Augusta was an assurance that more Sunday victories would come, and in defying the... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-19 19:26:04 UTC ]
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Piatkus lands 'landmark' book on science of attraction

Piatkus has signed a “landmark” book from Dr Amishi Jha on the science of attention and how it shapes our lives. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 17:05:07 UTC ]
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Should your Digital Content be ADA Accessible?

With over 2,000 ADA website lawsuits filed last year, digital publishers should consider whether their digital content needs to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Designed to make digital content more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, WCAG... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-07-19 15:07:09 UTC ]
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The Houston Chronicle Launches Magazine Delivery with Doorfront Direct

The Houston Chronicle, Texas’ largest daily newspaper and a part of Hearst Newspapers, has begun magazine delivery through Doorfront Direct, Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-07-19 15:06:44 UTC ]
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Picture Book Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find picture book literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Picture Book Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-19 15:00:04 UTC ]
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Lily Allen correctly answers the question “Which book do you wish you’d written?”

Lily Allen, who once wrote a song about what a loser her brother Theon Greyjoy was, took The Guardian‘s “Books That Made Me” questionnaire, and landed on the objectively correct answer to the question of which book she wishes she’d written: “All of the Harry Potter books, for obvious reasons.” I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-19 14:57:05 UTC ]
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A romance novelist struggled with Asperger’s. Now she writes about love on the spectrum.

Helen Hoang has published two hits, “The Kiss Quotient” and “The Bride Test,” with more on the way. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-19 14:08:03 UTC ]
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A chilling portrait of a smug, privileged neighborhood where things turn violent

‘Those People,’ by Louise Candlish is a delicious thriller about nastiness in a posh London suburb Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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A Big Texas Welcome to Lark & Owl Bookstore! (shelftalker)

Cocktails on draft, striking design elements, and a strong sense of community energize a hip new indie bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 12:00:10 UTC ]
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8 Beer and Book Pairings

It’s a cliché among authors that we write the books we wish existed, but two of the many reasons I set out to write The Lager Queen of Minnesota was because I wanted to read literary fiction set in a brewery, and frankly, I also wanted a reason to bum around the country researching contemporary... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-19 11:00:19 UTC ]
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Falling In and Out of Love with HARRY POTTER

I was 11 years old when I fell in love with Harry Potter for the first time. It was the summer ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-19 10:39:01 UTC ]
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SPCK to reprint race book with new cover after Eddo-Lodge row

SPCK has announced it is withdrawing the current printing of new release We Need to Talk About Race and will reprint the book with a new cover after an outcry over its similarity to Reni Eddo-Lodge’s hit book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 10:18:56 UTC ]
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At D.C.’s Newest Book Store, the Best Customers are Toddlers

Solid State Books is Washington, D.C.’s newest book store serving the H Street neighborhood. Co-owners Jake Cumsky-Whitlock and Scott Abel met while working in another D.C. bookstore back in 2004. In 2017, they teamed up to create Solid State Books with a commitment to dynamic programming and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-19 08:45:53 UTC ]
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Dublin-based independent Lilliput Press celebrates 35 years of success

Lilliput Press founder Antony Farrell has launched a commemorative social media campaign to mark 35 years in business, and discusses his plans for the future of the publisher.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 07:42:14 UTC ]
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Should books include credits like films?

Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writing can involve lots of lonesome glaring at an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-19 06:01:08 UTC ]
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