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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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4th Estate snaps up Vogue columnist's 'irreverent take on modern life'

4th Estate will publish the debut non-fiction title, Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits, described as “a smart and irreverent take on modern life” from the Vogue columnist’s perspective. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier and Ian McGinty announce their upcoming "Rocko's Modern Life" comic book series. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Empty satire: the regrettable rise of blank-paged books in the Trump era

Donald Trump loves Reasons to Vote Democrat, a volume of white space that follows a number of liberal spoofs with the same content. I prefer less vacant jokesIt’s a product worthy of Reggie Perrin’s Grot shop – the store opened to sell tat in David Nobbs’s magnificent satire of modern life: a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Get in the Sea' book to Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph is to publish Get in the Sea: An Apoplectic Guide to Modern Life by Andy Dawson, the creator of the popular 'Get in the Sea' Twitter account and Facebook page. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derek Lin Shares Taoist Wisdom for Modern Life

'The Tao of Happiness' author says that Taoism is 'really just for human beings,' making it a religion fit for a secular humanist. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronet signs Gogglebox's Steph and Dom

Coronet is to publish a book by 'Gogglebox' stars Steph and Dom Parker. Commissioning editor Nicki Crossley bought world rights to Steph and Dom’s Guide to Life from James Taylor at Avalon Entertainment. The couple will share their top tips and advice for modern life – from dinner parties to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnie Gray: Finding Healing Rest

Bonnie Gray’s panic attacks started just as she was making progress on her first book. The attacks didn’t end until she turned from that project and embarked on a very different book, a memoir-cum-guidebook about her search for peace and rest in the swirl of modern life. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold War Trolls

The Cold War had almost everything—two superpowers facing off in an existential struggle, spies, double agents and honey traps, lots of great books and movies. But in retrospect it was missing one important element of modern life: Internet comments. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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