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Publishing news tagged with #past summer


Did This Iconic 1962 Short Film Show Us Our Dark Future?

This past summer, I stumbled across a link on social media to Chris Marker’s 1962 science fiction film La Jetée. For those who don’t know it, Marker’s miniature masterpiece—its running time is 28 minutes—mixes black-and-white stills with narration to tell the story of a man who circles back in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-07 09:49:34 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Report Solid Summer Sales

Sales were strong across much of the country this past summer, and the attitude going into the fall is positive, according to a survey of more than 15 independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Roger Federer Think Piece

It has been a bit more than nine years since David Foster Wallace delivered “Federer as Religious Experience,” the Magna Carta of what has become one of the most popular genres in sports journalism: the Roger Federer think piece. The now-classic essay, penned for the short-lived New York Times... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melville House Finds Hit for the 99%

Although the staff at Melville House originally envisioned David Graeber’s new book as a short work on the economy, it just kept growing until Debt: The First 5,000 Years, a now 550-page comprehensive work on the impact of financial issues on people, was eventually published this past summer.... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But publishers still have a way to go to get people to pay for content on tablets. The newest look at people’s willingness to pay for content is a... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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