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The Pointless presenter’s second crime novel, The Man Who Died Twice, has sold 114,202 copies in its first week on saleRichard Osman’s follow-up to The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice, has become one of the fastest-selling novels since records began.Published on 16 September, The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'
[ The Guardian | 2021-09-21 14:37:39 UTC ]
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IN THE LATE 1990s and early 2000s, millennials in the United States were tweens and teens, and the Harry Potter phenomenon hit hard. There was nothing so comforting in the face of overseas wars and 9/11 as a bit of Blairite neoliberalism from abroad: the British school novel wrapped up with a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'
[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-09-19 15:00:45 UTC ]
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In a push to lure high-end brands to the cinema advertising circuit, National CineMedia announced today the launch of LuxeNet, a portfolio of 130 of its premium movie theaters in high-income areas of key U.S. cities. According to Nielsen data, NCM is the country’s most prominent cinema... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'
[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-24 14:06:00 UTC ]
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Peter Mayer in the late 1990s at the Overlook Press in Manhattan, where he published out-of-print books. “The real issue ought to be, is the book readable, is it valuable, is it good?” he said. “Who cares if it’s old or new?” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'
[ The New York Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House m.d. Barry Cunningham, the man who acquired the manuscript for J K Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the late 1990s, is selling his unique edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard at Sotheby’s. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'
[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the late 1990s the venerable book trade chronicler Ian Norrie wrote to The Bookseller’s then-editor Louis Baum to complain about the inclusion of an author in the magazine’s series of The Great and the Good. “Authors are not part of the book trade per se,” Norrie wrote. This week The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'
[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some of Pixar's most illustrious alums, steeped for decades in Pixar's potent creative culture, reveal how they apply the company's philosophies of success to their own ventures--and you can, too.While working as an animator in London in the late 1990s, Suzanne Slatcher spent her lunch breaks at... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'
[ Fast Company | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For most of us the digital revolution started some time ago. Working in journalism for nearly 15 years means that I have seen things change enormously, but even back in the late 1990s it was clear that the web was where it was at -- or where it was going to be. Newspapers and magazines have had... Continue reading at 'Betanews'
[ Betanews | 2013-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carly Simon, the singer and songwriter who has had a rocky life and a storied career, has sold her autobiography to Random House for a sum in the seven figures, according to a person familiar with the deal. Ms. Simon, the author of several children's books, is writing the memoir herself. It's... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'
[ Crains New York | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The tagline “It’s not TV. It’s HBO” is something many will remember from the late 1990s, back when the cable network was in the vanguard for airing critically acclaimed series like The Sopranos and Sex and the City. Today there’s hardly a cable network in the game that isn’t trying to capture... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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