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The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym by Paula Byrne – the ‘modern Jane Austen’?

This excellent cradle-to-grave biography of a much loved novelist who goes in and out of fashion captures her alarming habits and tormented love affairsIn 1971 the author Barbara Pym was at her day job at the International African Institute when she noticed “Mr C” laboriously attacking his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-08 06:30:07 UTC ]
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Powell's Books and Employee Union In Dispute Over Rehires

The management of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., says it has hired back some 170 former employees, out of approximately 400 laid off, but argues that, with the passage of a year, it is no longer obligated to honor the seniority of former employees or to maintain a recall list of unionized... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Under the terms of its program, which PRH began more than a year ago, libraries have the option to license e-books and digital audio for one-year terms at a 50% prorated price as an alternative to the existing two-year term (for e-books) or perpetual access (for digital audio). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bryerman Named PW CEO

Cevin Bryerman has been promoted to CEO of PWxyz, parent company of 'PW,' and remains publisher of the magazine. Carl Pritzkat has been named chief operating officer, while Jim Milliot, Diane Roback, and Jonny Segura have been promoted to senior v-p. Joe Murray and Ryk Hsieh have both been... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover to Open Children's Bookstore in Denver Suburb

This summer, Tattered Cover Bookstore will open a children's bookstore in Aurora, Colo., a Denver suburb. The new bookstore will be Tattered Cover's fifth outlet and its first children's specialty bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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Consumers are ready to resume pre-COVID behavior, study reveals

A new Nielsen study found that most consumers are ready to return to pre-pandemic habits and consumer sentiment is hitting new heights. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2021-04-07 18:36:09 UTC ]
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Park Chan-wook is directing a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

Exciting adaptation news: A24 and Rhombus Media have optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being developed... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-07 14:34:36 UTC ]
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What to read in April: A critic’s pick of books that aren’t on the bestseller list

From the ‘The Madman’s Library’ and ‘The Best of R.A. Lafferty’ to ‘Dog-Eared’ and ‘The Cookie Chronicles’ Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-07 13:00:00 UTC ]
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I Work in a Bookstore. Why Am I Still Shelving “Mein Kampf”?

When Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced it would no longer be publishing six of Dr. Seuss’s books which have aged problematically, the bookstore I work at in Scranton, Pennsylvania had a flurry of very concerned customers. People were coming up with stacks of his books along with an... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The ‘GLLI’ Translated YA Book Prize Announces 2021 Brazilian Co-Winners

The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena. The post The ‘GLLI’ Translated YA Book Prize Announces 2021 Brazilian Co-Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-07 07:20:38 UTC ]
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International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest

The ProQuest-NYU Libraries project is available to thousands of international students and scholars during its pilot until August 31. The post International Students, Scholars Have Access to NYU’s Pilot With ProQuest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-07 04:12:31 UTC ]
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Season Two of 'The Skillset Podcast' With R. David Lankes & Nicole A. Cooke

In the wake of a tumultuous year, the new season of 'The Skillset Podcast' will focus on 'collective care' within the library community. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology

'Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology,' will be published by A Wave Blue World in May. The comics poem featured in this excerpt is “Tapestry” by Khaty Xiong with art by Morgan Beem. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 'Hilda' Series Catapulted Luke Pearson's Comics Creation to Stardom

PW spoke with Luke Pearson, creator of the Hilda comics series and animated Netflix adaptation, and Sam Arthur, managing director at Nobrow, about the creative and business sides of adapting comics to the screen and how it can change a publisher's list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘First Person Singular’ delves into lost love and strange happenings

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami offers a collection of imaginative short stories with skewed elements that his many fans are sure to applaud. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-04-06 22:11:04 UTC ]
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Check out the Folio Society’s new (and very neon) Philip K. Dick box set.

The Folio Society‘s latest publication is a massive edition of all 118 of Philip K. Dick’s short stories, presented in this shockingly bright four-volume set. Their edition of The Complete Short Stories was designed by independent studio La Boca and includes original artworks commissioned from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 18:04:35 UTC ]
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Treading a Fine Line: On Translating Tove Ditlevsen’s Gift, by Michael Favala Goldman

On Translation Browsing a Copenhagen airport bookstore, a translator picks up a book. The journey between that impulse and his eventual translation of the memoir into English was both emotional and serendipitous. In the summer of 2016 I was passing... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-06 13:12:22 UTC ]
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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 13:00:34 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best — and newest — science fiction and fantasy story collections

Writings by Brenda Peynado, Elizabeth Hand, Izumi Suzuki, Bruce Sterling and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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