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‘We’re Looking at a New Cold War’: A Conversation with Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, and Shattered Peace:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 08:47:31 UTC ]
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Pandemics have destroyed cities before. Could they do it again?

Charles Kenny, author of a forthcoming book on pandemics, is cautiously optimistic that cities will prevail in the era of COVID-19. Here, he talks to Richard Florida about how infectious diseases have shaped cities throughout history, how COVID-19 could impact urbanization, and why preparedness... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-14 11:15:24 UTC ]
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Publishers Association Issues Statement on UK VAT for Digital Content

'It makes no sense in the modern world that readers are being penalized with an additional 20-percent VAT for choosing to embrace digital,' says the Publishers Association chief. The post Publishers Association Issues Statement on UK VAT for Digital Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin Foer's 'World Without Mind' argues that Silicon Valley will lead us to our doom

To many Americans, large technology firms embody much of what’s good about the modern world. Google holds the key to new depths of knowledge. Amazon is the white-knight savior of impulse shopping. Facebook builds the connective tissue to old friends and colleagues. Franklin Foer‎ has a different... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs science writer Steven Johnson

Pan Macmillan has signed science writer Steven Johnson to its non-fiction list, after acquiring Wonderland: How Play and Delight Made the Modern World, due to publish November 2016.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC prepared to pay 'in excess of £15m' to build new EastEnders set

Corporation wants new facilities to drag soap out of 1980s into 21st century and more gentrified east London.The cost of building the new set for BBC1's EastEnders is likely to top £15m, a tender document for the sprawling lot in north London has revealed.The new facilities at the BBC's studios... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curious George Learns Fiscal Responsibility

The famous monkey is getting a digital makeover and learning some important life lessons. After more than 70 years, Curious George is getting a reboot and entering the digital realm. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which publishes stories about the beloved, if often exasperating, monkey, is... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corporate to Startup: The New Publishing Career Path?

In the modern world of book publishing, should we all be preparing for a second career as an entrepreneur? Plenty of our colleagues are choosing that career path. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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