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This Is What Would Happen if China Invaded Taiwan

The new book World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the 21st Century lays out what might actually happen if China were to invade Taiwan in 2028. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2024-06-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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We Need Your Help: Support Lit Hub, Become a Member

Dear Lit Hub Reader, We need your help. For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. Now, as one of the last independent book-focused publications on the internet, we want to cover an even larger part of that world. Because of you, Lit Hub has […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-15 08:22:22 UTC ]
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Dhonielle Clayton Is Working to Make the Book World More Diverse

Her solution? A packaging business that sells ideas for commercial genre fiction featuring characters from broadly diverse backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-10 10:00:31 UTC ]
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Fall Regionals 2023: Programming Highlights

This year’s gatherings provide opportunities for booksellers to rub shoulders with authors and strategize about challenges facing the book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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TikTok Sells A Lot of Books. Now, Its Owner Wants to Publish Them, Too.

As ByteDance launches a publishing company, many in the book world wonder if it will create an uneven playing field by boosting its own authors at the expense of others. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-07-01 09:00:50 UTC ]
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An anti-trans children’s book illustrator has been charged with terroristic threatening.

Another day, another piece of horrifying anti-trans news in the book world. Even by recent standards, though, this one seems particularly fucked-up. An Alaska-based children’s book illustrator has been dropped by his publisher after making terroristic threats against transgender people. Mitchell... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-06 18:26:08 UTC ]
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Things (Some) Readers Find Annoying About Books and the Book World

Even the most passionate bibliophile gets annoyed by aspects of books and the book world sometimes. Here are some examples. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-22 10:34:00 UTC ]
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‘Things are definitely opening up’: the rise of older female writers

Unpublished authors in their 60s, 70s and 80s are now at a premium in the book world – with radical, edgy women in high demandThe literary world is often accused of an obsession with youth, from multiple awards targeted at authors under 40 to publishers who hunt for new voices exclusively among... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-25 07:00:46 UTC ]
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Beyond Book Trends: What the Book World Really Needs

Book "trends" are not what the world needs; we present here an extremely comprehensive overview of what the book world could really use. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-13 11:37:00 UTC ]
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The book world needs practical dreamers. Enter publisher-novelist Martin Riker

Micro-publisher Martin Riker has just published a novel of his own, 'The Guest Lecture,' that proves fiction can be experimental and rigorous at once. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-26 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

Digital Book World, a conference focused on innovation in publishing, opened in New York City with a talk from the International Publishers Association about a two-year project focusing on data collection, as well as the need for more accessible books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility

Digital Book World, a conference focused on innovation in publishing, opened in New York City with a talk from the International Publishers Association about a two-year project focusing on data collection, as well as the need for more accessible books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Let the fun begin!’ Why did romance writer Susan Meachen fake her own death? | Arwa Mahdawi

Two years after her apparent suicide, the novelist has announced she is still very much alive. Is this what it takes to sell books nowadays?‘All publicity is good publicity,” Susan Meachen thought to herself as she prepared to stage her suicide. In September 2020, Meachen, the self-published... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-11 07:00:12 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers Host an Airy Rights Center in Rome

'Independent publishers make up the soul of the book world, and I felt that strongly here.' Industry pros rave about rights meetings in Rome. The post Italian Publishers Host an Airy Rights Center in Rome appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-12-09 22:55:39 UTC ]
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A Trial Put Publishing’s Inner Workings on Display. What Did We Learn?

The book world can be opaque to outsiders. A case offered an unusual glimpse into it, revealing curiosities about the business and details about book deals. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-19 14:50:05 UTC ]
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Romance Set in the Book World: Is It Just Me, or Is It a Trend?

Books about books have always been super popular, but there are a lot of romance novels set in the publishing world in 2022. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-29 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Best-Selling Debut Novels Are the Bald Eagles of the Book World

Unless an author is a household name or has a celebrity endorsement, the hardcover fiction list can be elusive for first-timers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-23 10:00:01 UTC ]
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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 07:00:47 UTC ]
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