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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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Thomas Piketty explains why the world is ripe for ‘participatory socialism’

The French economist, whose first “Capital” book in 2014 became a surprise bestseller with its deep analysis of income inequality over the centuries, is back—and this time offering solutions to the complex problem in his new book, “Capital and Ideology.” The recovery from the financial crisis... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-14 13:48:59 UTC ]
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Turkish Publishers Association calls for 'solidarity' during financial crisis

The president of the Turkish Publishers Association has called for international publishers to temporarily abandon the advance payment system when negotiating new rights deals in order to "show solidarity with Turkish publishers" during the country's financial crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on literary fiction: in need of support | Editorial

Stories should come from all parts of society – not just from the well heeled and the middle classLiterary fiction, you might think, is in wonderful health. Book festivals, from Edinburgh and Wigtown in Scotland, to Hay-on-Wye in Wales, to Cheltenham and Bath in England, are flourishing. There... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anguish as 'oldest bookshop chain in Greece' to close

The owner of the oldest bookshop chain in Greece has told of her devastation at closing her last store after the financial crisis in the country hit the business “like an avalanche”. The 118-year-old Athens bookstore of Eleftheroudakis, run by Sofika Eleftheroudaki, will close on 30th September... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernanke’s Biggest Blunder

In his just-published memoir, Ben Bernanke repeats his claim that he failed to rescue the Lehman Brothers investment bank in September 2008, while he was chairman of the Federal Reserve, because he believed that he lacked the legal authority to do so. This claim is a convenient excuse for the... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Piracy, Bookstore Closures Hamper Spain’s Book Industry

Elena Ramirez, editorial director of Seix Barral and director of international fiction for Planeta, Spain’s largest publisher, observes that the Spanish book industry has adjusted to a new normal after the country’s financial crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking signs collection from Piketty

Viking has pre-empted the new book by economist Thomas Piketty, author of the bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Belknap Press and Harvard University Press). Chronicles will give Piketty’s views on a variety of contemporary subjects and individuals, including the financial... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Geithner lands book deal, release scheduled for 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has a book deal.Mr. Geithner has an agreement with Crown Publishers, an imprint of Random House, Inc. Crown announced Thursday that Geithner's book, currently untitled, is scheduled for 2014.Mr. Geithner plans a "behind-the-scenes" account of the... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Agents Turn to Latin America Amid Crisis in Spain

Spain’s financial crisis and slump in book sales has led Spanish-language publishers to focus on Latin America, with agents bypassing Spain to sell rights directly in the region. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Sheila Bair to Write Book on Financial Crisis

Sheila C. Bair, who ended a tumultuous five-year term as chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation this month, has landed a book deal to give her inside account of the financial crisis. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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