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The good beginning

A decade ago, if you had picked up our first issue of the year, you’d have been greeted with the headline, “‘Things can only get better,’ says trade”. This week’s New Year’s predictions from our leaders and do-ers (see pp14–16) might have produced something slightly less pollyannaish—“Things... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 03:09:01 UTC ]
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Submittable Comes of Age

Since its launch a decade ago, the submission management platform has spread its wings. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The fourth woman

Nearly a decade ago, Lisa Taddeo signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster to write about desire in America. Taddeo was on a hot streak: She was writing regularly for Esquire, New York, and other publications, including a reported fictional first-person piece told from the point of view of... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-07-09 15:59:45 UTC ]
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Film agency APA investigating claim that Hollywood agent sexually assaulted young actor

The Los Angeles-based talent agency APA said Thursday it was investigating an allegation that one of its agents sexually assaulted a young actor a decade ago. Blaise Godbe Lipman, now a filmmaker, made the allegations in a Facebook post Monday. In the post and in a later interview with The Times,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bigger Lesson From Facebook’s New Bereavement Leave Policy

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s world came to a sudden halt when her husband, Dave Goldberg, died suddenly, at age 47, during a spring 2015 trip to Mexico. In the months that followed, the self-assured author of Lean In found herself lost in grief, adrift from the life she and Goldberg had... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBC Universal Nearing Another $200M Investment in BuzzFeed

NBC Universal is nearing a deal to make a second $200 million investment in BuzzFeed, doubling its bet on the fast-growing digital publisher as the TV giant tries to reach younger audiences online, according to a person familiar with the matter.NBC's latest investment would value BuzzFeed at... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts & Sciences, RSA and Blinkink Sign Director Duos

Creative duo CO.LAB have joined Arts & Sciences. Justin Tyler Close comes from a background of art photography. Jeremy Power Regimbal has experience in post-production and cinematography. The Canadian pair formed CO.LAB over a year ago, after their first initial meeting a decade ago. They... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lena Dunham's surprise book sells out in 24 hours

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is a collection of her journal entries from a decade ago, and will raise money for the nonprofit group Girls Write NowA surprise new book by Lena Dunham, collecting her journals from a decade ago, has sold out less than 24 hours after the writer announced its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Melissa de la Cruz: A Banner Year

Since her Blue Bloods series with Disney-Hyperion debuted a decade ago, Melissa de la Cruz has published a steady stream of bestselling novels and become a luminary in the YA universe. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Behind the scenes

Book fairs are an increasingly interesting phenomenon: a decade ago they looked to be out of fashion and out of time. What price a physical table or stand in a far-flung hall, when so much business could be done cheaply and more efficiently by telephone, Skype or email? Yet over the weekend much... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How To Be A Better Friend, Even When You're Busy

During the busy years of building careers, setting aside time for friends can feel self-indulgent.Get Elisabeth McKetta and Cathy Doggett on the phone together and they can't stop laughing. Soon they are finishing each others' sentences about events that happened a decade ago. They met as young... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Once more unto the reach

A decade ago, the received wisdom was that digital technologies would transform how children read; how has that borne out? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad's Native Ads Pitch in a TL;DR World? Consumers and Brands Love Long Reads

First the Serial podcast became wildly popular. Then President Barack Obama sat down for an interview with Marc Maron for the comedian's WTF program, and the audio-only format that is podcasting was validated like never before. The developments largely flew in the face of the increasingly... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers at Cannes: Sleepless Nights, Chilled Ros and Meetings, Meetings, Meetings

Media executives said it's not unusual to book a dozen or so meetings during the day and then hit five or six parties at night. As for sleep? You can do that when you get stateside."It's a beautiful place, but it's no vacation," said Jon Steinberg, North American CEO of The Daily Mail. "It's... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2015: The First 10 Years

When the American Booksellers Association first tested the concept of a post-holiday educational conference a decade ago, it wasn’t necessarily a sure thing that booksellers would come. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Survives "Roller Coaster" Year

In June, David Carey will mark his fifth anniversary as Hearst Magazines president, and a New Year's Day tradition of his (begun over a decade ago when publisher of The New Yorker) is to look back and look ahead in a letter to colleagues. In his 2015 message, Carey acknowledged that Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Master

We last heard from Elizabeth Spencer more than a decade ago. In 1998 she published a memoir, Landscapes of the Heart, followed in 2001 by a “greatest hits” roundup of her novellas and short stories, The Southern Woman, which was followed by a quiet 12 years. One could be forgiven the thought... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate DiCamillo's 'Flora & Ulysses' earns author a second Newbery award

Kate DiCamillo wins Newbery: The awards, the most prestigious in children's publishing, were announced Monday by the American Library Association. DiCamillo, a popular and acclaimed author, won the Newbery a decade ago for 'The Tales of Despereaux.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Death of the Black-Haired Girl' a Robert Stone special

The chaos brimming at the heart of Robert Stone's finest works surfaces in his latest book set on a New England campus.Robert Stone has long been a big-picture novelist. "Dog Soldiers," which won a 1975 National Book Award, involves a "journalist of sorts" who tries to smuggle three kilos of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Smart tells her story in new memoir

The disappearance of 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart dominated headlines a decade ago. Now 25, Smart tells of her experiences in "My Story," a memoir published this week by St. Martin's.The disappearance of 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart dominated headlines a decade ago. Now 25, Smart tells of her... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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