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8 Short Stories About People Who Want What They Can’t Have

Short stories, to me, are sparked by desire. I don’t mean they’re all love stories, though they certainly can be. I mean they are collisions or conflagrations, small or spectacular traffic accidents in which the desires of one person bump up against the impossible—whether in the form of some... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-07-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Nightbitch,’ a listless mother turns feral

Despite an outlandish conceit, Rachel Yoder’s debut is a reminder of the shared experiences of motherhood. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-26 10:30:22 UTC ]
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CALIBA Names New Coexecutive Directors

The California Independent Booksellers Alliance announced that Ann Seaton, CALIBA’s former director of operations and Kristin Rasmussen, general manager of {pages} a bookstore in Manhattan Beach, have been appointed coexecutive directors of the association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Up 14.8% in First Half of 2021

Revenue at Hachette Book Group increased 14.8% over the first half of 2020, while sales at parent Lagardère Publishing jumped 16.4%, and profits soared. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Not even published, already damned – why are people running scared of Prince Harry’s memoir? | Catherine Bennett

With the help of a brilliant co-writer, a fully rounded picture may now emerge of the much-maligned royalNot since criminals were barred from profiting in this way can a publisher’s announcement of a memoir have united the British press in such disgust. Before that, even the gangster turned... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-25 07:00:45 UTC ]
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The Children’s Bookstore set to close after 43 years in Baltimore

After four moves and 43 years as a hub for children’s books and visits by local and nationally renowned authors, The Children’s Bookstore is closing. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2021-07-23 20:26:06 UTC ]
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Who Wrote the Advertising Slogan ‘Go to Work on an Egg’?

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle ponders the links between famous writers and advertising slogans Fay Weldon, author of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1983), is one of several famous novelists who started out in the field of advertising. In this connection... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-07-23 14:00:03 UTC ]
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‘A terrifying precedent’: author describes struggle to publish British army history

Simon Akam says Penguin Random House cancelled his book about the British army, The Changing of the Guard, and demanded back his advance after he refused to let the MoD vet itIn the summer of 2015, journalist Simon Akam was thrilled when Penguin Random House (PRH) imprint William Heinemann won a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-23 13:00:54 UTC ]
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There's a long history of dances being pilfered for profit – and TikTok is the latest battleground

In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-23 12:13:47 UTC ]
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A homegrown garden of mind-altering substances

Michael Pollan cultivates his own opium and mescaline, and takes on U.S. drug policy. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A new Trump book is disturbing but entertaining — and maybe that’s a problem

Michael Wolff details the end of Trump’s term while feeding readers’ appetite for spectacle. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How Juul found success: Innovation and addiction

The e-cigarette-maker promised a safer product but got teens hooked, Jamie Ducharme writes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Profile: Reads & Company

In 2006, Jason Hafer and Paul Oliver opened Wolfgang Books in Phoenixville, Pa. They opened Reads & Company in May 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Imago Strives to Meet Clients’ Every Demand

Travel restrictions and shelter-in-place advisories at the start of the pandemic dried up orders from clients in the travel books and maps segment very quickly. “But now that travel has become possible again,” says Howard Musk, president and CEO of print management company Imago, “we are seeing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Manufacturers in Hong Kong and China Face Pandemic Chaos Head-On

Pragmatic optimism, continuous business process re-engineering, and a steadfast innovative spirit are steering Hong Kong and China print players through chaotic pandemic-induced challenges Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell in Mid-July

Unit sales of print books fell 3.9% in the week ended July 17, 2021, compared to the similar week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Continued Expansion and Innovation at Hung Hing

Expansion continues at Hung Hing Printing Group’s main production site in Heshan. The capacity expansion has culminated in a new plant in Hanoi, Vietnam, which officially opened for business in November 2019 and has since received a host of certifications, including ISO90001, ISO14001, FSC, and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Selection of Amazing Projects

There is certainly no lack of complex and astounding projects manufactured by Hong Kong/China print players. But non-disclosure agreements often put the kibosh on discussions that PW is interested in having about the intricacies involved in such projects or the approval process, tedious as it... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shedding Excess Baggage: Travel Books 2021

New guidebooks and narrative nonfiction spell out the rewards that travel can bring: pleasure, enrichment, even sanity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Forging Ahead on the Digital Path at C&C Offset

Last year, C&C Offset celebrated its 40th anniversary by embarking in earnest on a path toward transforming its printing floor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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