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Platforming Big Liars four months on from the insurrection

Yesterday, the Washington Post hosted a live video chat with Josh Hawley, the Republican senator for Missouri. The interview was billed as being about Hawley’s new book on the “tyranny of big tech,” but before discussing that, Cat Zakrzewski, a tech-policy reporter, asked Hawley about tyranny of... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-05 12:12:52 UTC ]
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How One Graphic Novel Looks at Anti-Asian Hate

In “Cyclopedia Exotica,” the artist and writer Aminder Dhaliwal created a fictitious community facing xenophobia, fetishization and media misrepresentation. It’s resonating with her thousands of Instagram followers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-05 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Miller, Castellani Promoted to Key Roles at Bloomsbury

Liese Mayer, editorial director for fiction, is leaving Bloomsbury, and the company has promoted Nancy S. Miller to publishing director for adult trade and Mary Kate Castellani to publishing director for children's trade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meghan wrote a children's book inspired by Harry and Archie's father-son bond

'The Bench,' a new children's book by the former Meghan Markle, is based on a Father's Day poem she wrote for her husband, Prince Harry. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-04 17:21:16 UTC ]
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Academic publishing is broken

Created in 2011, Sci-Hub is the largest free repository of scholarly articles in the world. Or rather, it is the largest shadow library of pirated articles that exists. And its creator, Kazakh researcher Alexandra Elbakyan deserves a Nobel Prize for her work as a modern Robin Hood. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 12:32:57 UTC ]
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Kevin Merida takes the top job at the LA Times

Yesterday, after months of speculation, the LA Times appointed its next executive editor. The paper has given the job to Kevin Merida, the editor in chief of The Undefeated, an arm of ESPN that reports on the intersection of sports, race, and culture; prior to working there, he spent twenty-two... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-04 12:30:57 UTC ]
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‘Jaws at 35,000 feet’: the flight attendant whose thriller debut sold for seven figures

TJ Newman dreamt up her terror-in-the-skies novel Falling while guarding the cockpit as the pilots took a toilet break. She reveals how she kept going through furlough and 41 rejectionsFlight attendant Torri Newman was working on the red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York when the idea for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-04 05:00:21 UTC ]
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Investment Firm in Deal with RosettaBooks

MEP Capital has made an investment in RosettaBooks in a deal that gives MEP ownership of Rosetta's e-book catalog while leaving the operation of Rosetta unchanged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Worzalla Adds More Printing Capacity

The Wisconsin-based book printer is spending another $10 million to build more printing capacity as domestic manufacturers see a boom in business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Acquires Two Book Projects by Alan Moore

Bloomsbury U.K. has acquired U.K. and North American rights to two book projects—a five volume fantasy series and a short story collection—from the celebrated comics writer and novelist Alan Moore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo welcomes Nataliya Deleva's Arrival

Indigo Press is to publish Arrival by Bulgarian author Nataliya Deleva, a novel exploring domestic abuse, interlaced with folk tales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 03:37:32 UTC ]
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex writes debut children's book for PRH

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has written a children's book for Penguin Random House called The Bench, about the “special bond between father and son as seen through a mother’s eyes”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 02:52:11 UTC ]
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Hera Books picks up Walters series set in crime fiction bookshop

Hera Books has acquired The Dedley End Mysteries, a new "cosy crime" series by Victoria Walters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-03 20:44:59 UTC ]
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New Spring Translations, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists As spring emerges and lockdown restrictions continue, here is a list of new and upcoming translated works from around the world to fill your sunny days at home.   Isabel Allende The Soul of a Woman Trans. Isabel Allende Ballantine Books,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-03 19:19:35 UTC ]
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Alan Moore is back—with a five-volume epic fantasy series about London (sort of).

Alan Moore is back, baby, and he’s positively bursting with fiction (his words, not mine). Yes, two years on from his much-publicized comic book world retirement, the mercurial, cantankerous, adaptation-hatin’ creator of Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell, and The League of Extraordinary... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-03 16:04:33 UTC ]
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My to-read list exploded thanks to free books through the Libby app

Kris Naudus describes how the Libby library app helped restore her sanity during lockdown. Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-05-03 13:30:53 UTC ]
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Broadening the funding conversation—and not just the spotlight—on local news

#FollowLocalJournalists. That’s the hashtag on a campaign that Twitter is launching today to encourage its users to do just that. According to Sara Fischer, of Axios, in addition to social-media activity, the campaign is running full-page ads in local papers owned by Gannett (including the... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-03 12:04:28 UTC ]
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Fund These Classroom Libraries to Show Teachers Some Appreciation!

For Teacher Appreciation Week, help fund these classroom library and literacy projects in deserving classrooms! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-03 10:42:00 UTC ]
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Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Great Circle’ is a soaring work of historical fiction and a perfect summer novel

The arresting tale of a “lady pilot” in the mid-20th century is interwoven with the story of a modern-day Hollywood actress. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-03 09:40:22 UTC ]
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‘Popisho’ imagines a magical realm teeming with memorable characters

Leone Ross’s third novel will appeal to readers who appreciate literary ambition and risk-taking. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-03 05:33:17 UTC ]
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