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7 Short Stories about Political Issues That Resist Easy Answers

It can be too easy to write villains— people stunted and incapable of love or compassion—when we write about opponents of our politics, especially in short stories, which have so much less space to detail nuance. Sometimes writing about villains and pointing the finger is necessary in a world... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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PMJ signs four 'ingenious' interconnected stories from Weaver

Penguin Michael Joseph has signed a collection of interconnected stories from bestselling crime author Tim Weaver. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 10:54:41 UTC ]
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Phaidon made further loss in 2020 as pandemic hit revenue

Phaidon made an operating loss of £1.3m in the year ending June 30th 2020, a 33% bigger loss than the previous year, due to the "adverse effects" of multiple national lockdowns, according to accounts filed at Companies House.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 04:54:45 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell in Early July

Unit sales of print books fell 1.3% in the week ended July 10, 2021, compared to the similar week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 19, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Melinda Wenner Moyer, Alexander McCall Smith, and Richard Culatta. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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May Bookstore Sales Jumped 130%

Rebounding from the lows of spring 2020, bookstore sales in May soared 130% over last May, hitting $632 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Thrilling African Noir Novels

T. L. Huchu, author of the new novel 'The Library of the Dead,' picks 10 of his favorite crime novels from Africa. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 19, 2021

'The Paper Palace,' Miranda Cowley Heller's debut, is the July Reese's Book Club pick and the #5 book in the country. Plus two new novels, 'Falling' and 'Fallen,' have similar titles and starred reviews, but the likeness ends there. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Reaching Readers at the Dollar Store

The value channel has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in retail over the past decade in general, if not for books. But opportunities exist—if publishers can make the economics work. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 19, 2021

S&S Books for Young Readers buys a middle grade series from Dan & Jason, Somali British poet Warsan Shire sells her debut collection to Random House, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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War Is Over (If We Want It)

In his new book, 'Forged in War: How a Century of War Created Today’s Information Society,' author and library educator R. David Lankes explores how a century of war has shaped our knowledge infrastructure—and why we must chart a new, more humane course for the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Time for tea

I am a regular reader of @PublishingTea. This is a pastime I share with many others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 02:15:14 UTC ]
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Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award

The illustrated debut novel 'Orphans of the Tide' wins the 2021 Branford Boase Award, which honors both authors and their editors. The post Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 20:44:40 UTC ]
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Art as a “Catalyst for Conversations”: A Conversation with Philbrook Curator Susan Green, by Michelle Johnson

Culture Adrian Aguilera (Mexican, b. 1981) and Betelhem Makonnen (Ethiopian American, b. 1972), untitled (a flag for John Lewis or a green screen placeholder for an America that is yet to be), 2020 (installation view). Printed standard flag fabric,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-07-15 19:45:53 UTC ]
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Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick

The former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick writes in his first book in the series about differences between himself and his adoptive family. The post Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 19:14:31 UTC ]
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Vote for the Tonight Show’s Annual Summer Reads Book Club Selection

Cast your vote for one of the six books on the list to become the next #FallonSummerReads book club selection. Votes are due July 18th! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-15 18:52:12 UTC ]
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Donald Trump plagiarized a glowing blurb from HarperCollins.

Donald Trump, in response to the numerous exposés on his presidency hitting shelves this year, has taken to doing angry rebuttal interviews and praising books by his political allies. But I guess it runs in the family: as Internet sleuths discovered yesterday, Trump plagiarized HarperCollins... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-15 17:38:27 UTC ]
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German Independents: Klett-Cotta’s Tom Kraushaar and ‘Publisher Days’

Seven German book publishers—'competitors in real life,' says Klett-Cotta publisher Tom Kraushaar—look forward to the next gathering. The post German Independents: Klett-Cotta’s Tom Kraushaar and ‘Publisher Days’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 17:11:43 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick's new children's book will explore the beauty of being 'different'

Athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick will publish 'I Color Myself Different,' a picture book inspired by his own experiences, in April. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-15 15:14:30 UTC ]
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22 books about Manhattan jet-setters that will make you feel like one

You may not be going to the Hamptons this summer, but these beach reads will give you a love-hate taste of it. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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