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Last updated at: 2019-06-26 16:00:00 UTC


Before Tolkien created hobbits, there were Snergs. And oh, how delightful they were!

E.A. Wyke-Smith’s overlooked masterpiece “The Marvellous Land of Snergs” is silly, spooky — and charming. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-26 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Samsung, AT&T work to turn science fiction into reality inside 5G Innovation Center

Samsung and AT&T recently opened their collaborative 5G Innovation Center to much fanfare. Here is what the two corporate behemoths are actually working on within the secretive walls of Samsung's multibillion-dollar facility in Austin. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-06-26 15:45:18 UTC ]
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Prepping for Pittsburgh (shelftalker)

A bookseller packing list for attendees of ABA’s Children’s Institute 2019 in Pittsburgh. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-26 12:00:38 UTC ]
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CILIP launches new BAME network for library professionals

CILIP is launching a network for BAME professionals within the library sector, led by CILIP trustee Shirley Yearwood-Jackson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 11:02:53 UTC ]
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Ozone Project to sell ads on self-serve basis after striking OpenX deal

UK news publishers want to make it easier for advertisers to buy directly and keep control of their data. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-06-26 08:28:48 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report

With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-26 08:14:13 UTC ]
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On policy, Scheer's Conservatives haven't changed much since 2015

Andrew Scheer once said that the Harper Conservatives did not lose in 2015 because of their policies. Everything he's done on the policy front since then shows him doubling down on that belief. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-26 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Who is Miguel Patricio, and what is he getting himself into?

When Miguel Patricio, former Anheuser-Busch InBev global chief marketing officer, was announced as the next CEO of Kraft Heinz earlier this year, you’d be forgiven for assuming job cuts were coming. After all, both companies are affiliated with penny-pinching Brazilian investment firm 3G... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-26 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury snaps up real story of The Librarian of Auschwitz

Ebury will publish the memoir of Holocaust survivor and concentration camp librarian Dita Kraus, who inspired the novel The Librarian of Auschwitz (Ebury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 06:34:21 UTC ]
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Someone accused the US president of rape. The media shrugged | Arwa Mahdawi

Why the relative quiet around E Jean Carroll’s allegation? Is it sexism? Outrage fatigue? Journalistic cowardice? All of the above?Donald Trump once boasted he could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone without losing any votes. While this thesis hasn’t been tested – yet – I... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 06:00:14 UTC ]
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Imperial War Museum launches new fiction series in Churchill's historic bunker

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) celebrated its new fiction series inside Winston Churchill's historic war rooms last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 05:47:36 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Nominations Are Open

The 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards for adaptations to film and series in two categories are open for submissions to July 15. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Nominations Are Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-26 05:30:57 UTC ]
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State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after a new report shows that independent schools are far more likely to have welcomed an author in the past year than state schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:33:29 UTC ]
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PRH launches free online guide to getting published

Penguin Random House has developed a free online resource on how to get published, offering practical information and inspiration for unpublished writers on the publishing process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:08:02 UTC ]
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Orion bags Faber Academy graduate’s debut

Orion has snapped up rights to Faber Academy graduate Rebecca Ley's "achingly sad" debut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:02:20 UTC ]
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Ro’s vp of growth Will Flaherty: ‘There’s no silver bullet for attribution’

As Ro, the parent company of telemedicine brands Ro, Rory and Zero, looks to diversify its marketing mix, the company is looking to partner more with institutions that its target audience already trusts. Earlier this month, Roman, its men's focused brand which sells generic hair loss and... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-26 04:00:25 UTC ]
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PRH ceases publication of Baños title, following antisemitism review

Penguin Random House UK has ceased publication of Pedro Baños’ How They Rule the World: The 22 Secret Strategies of Global Power (Ebury) after an external review investigating allegations of antisemitism found the publisher should "have asked more questions and conducted deeper due diligence to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 02:11:46 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls chapter book series launches

The company behind the Rebel Girls titles is launching a series of chapter books this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 01:57:35 UTC ]
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Australian media unite to demand government change laws after AFP raids

ABC, News Corp and Nine call for legislation to protect journalists and whistleblowers, saying a free press must be ‘entrenched in law’Media executives have united to call on the government to amend a range of laws to protect journalists and whistleblowers after a series of widely condemned... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 01:54:18 UTC ]
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Nalu Scientific awarded $200,000 grant to design affordable research tech

Honolulu-based Nalu Scientific has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a camera that could make physics research more affordable for the DOE and individual researchers.  Nalu Scientific plans to commercialize the ultrafast pixel array camera, which would... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-06-26 00:54:45 UTC ]
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