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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Wilful misreading': Lionel Shriver replies to critics in diversity row

Novelist responds to the reaction against her comments on diversity in publishing, accusing her critics of ‘malicious misinterpretation’Lionel Shriver has responded to the vituperative row that followed her recent comments about Penguin Random House’s diversity scheme, saying that it was not... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lionel Shriver attacks Penguin publisher's inclusion policy

Lionel Shriver says the "dissemination of good books" should be most important for publishers. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small indie publishers report booming sales

In a sector that has struggled elsewhere, figures for 60 of the smallest players in the UK industry show sales up 79% in the last yearIndependent publishers have unleashed a boom in sales, according to new research. Latest figures from Inpress, which works with 60 of the smallest players in the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are you truly thankful for the good books you already have?

On Thanksgiving Day, after the dishes are cleared, scan your own home library and remind yourself how lucky you are to have so much great writing at your fingertips. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks are booming – and now there’s a chart to prove it

The Bookseller’s inaugural top 20 list, led by print bestsellers, is notable for the absence of children’s titles“Listen to any good books on your holidays?” is a question that soon might not sound so weird. More and more of us are downloading audiobooks, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollywood Needs to Stop Stereotyping Gamers

In this week's episode of 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' the panel discusses the lack of good books and films about videogame players. The post Hollywood Needs to Stop Stereotyping Gamers appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Skyhorse Gets Good Books, Sells Mayo Titles to Perseus

Skyhorse Publishing has completed its purchase of the Good Books assets in a bankruptcy auction, but in a twist, is selling Good's line of Mayo Clinic titles to Perseus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good Enterprises Winds Down

A lengthy filing posted on January 10 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Eastern Pennsylvania provides a glimpse of some of the inner workings of Good Enterprises (the parent company of Good Books), which filed for Chapter 7 liquidation on December 11. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: S&S, Good Books Sign Agreement

Simon & Schuster has entered into an agreement with Good Books for the sales, distribution and fulfillment in the United States, Canada and open market of all of its frontlist and backlist titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Word-of-Mouth: Good Books or Just Great Books?

One key to selling more books is to produce great books, and people will recommend and buy them. Don't be satisfied with the merely good. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of 2012: David L. Ulin's top 10 books

I read a lot of good books in 2012, and as always, it was hard to narrow down a list like this. But here they are, alphabetically by title: My 10 favorite books of 2012. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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