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H.G. Parry: When We Read Books, We Bring Their Worlds Into Life

While all fiction writers can pull characters from their imaginations and commit them to the page, most readers can’t do what Charley Sutherland can: pull characters from the page and commit them to the real world. Sutherland’s fantastical ability is at the center of H.G. Parry’s debut novel The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-25 08:46:30 UTC ]
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Where do you read books? I read at the mall.

Books are about people. Reading while you’re around them is a useful reminder of that. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the 10 best lines from Vulture’s profile of “book-fluencer” Zibby Owens.

First, can we all agree that it should be “lit-fluencer”? Moving on: 1. “Gertrude Stein had time to read books. But do moms?” 2. “Owens’s dinner will be in a decidedly lower key: a gingham tablecloth, uniformed servers passing out pigs in blankets, Zibby’s kids popping in occasionally to whisper... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-17 19:31:52 UTC ]
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I used to believe in hustle porn, and now I think it’s the antithesis of the American Dream

The pursuit of happiness shouldn’t come at the expense of one’s health and relationships, argues VisumCx founder and CEO. We all want to be happy. You’ve probably watched movies about seeking it, read books on what you need to do to achieve it, and listened to songs about finding it. If you’re... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-20 13:00:03 UTC ]
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6 things you need to stop doing today to be more productive

Some of the productivity wisdom we accept may be flat-out wrong. Greater productivity is a workplace holy grail. We study how to better manage our time to get more done. We evaluate what to delegate, as well as the tasks we should skip entirely. We read books and listen to podcasts about how to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation In Advertising Requires a New Perspective

We the ad industry need to move faster.When Apple's iPhone debuted in 2007, few believed it would lead to the disruption and opportunities it has created within mobile and adjacent spaces.Mobile phones went from single-purpose devices to, in some ways, being the operating system for how we go... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Sexists need not apply': publisher refuses to look at manuscripts addressed to 'Dear sirs'

Women behind Irish independent Tramp Press say they will no longer consider submissions from authors who assume they are men, or list only male influences“Sexists need not apply” to the “dreaded women” who run Tramp Press, say the trail-blazing Irish independent publisher, which has announced it... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kirkus Collections wants to make it easier to find YA books that reflect America

Kids these days apparently want to read books that reflect their lives. So following that whole supply-and-demand thing we all learned in Economics 101, Kirkus is giving the people what they want. They’ve just launched Kirkus Collections, which brings together Young Adult and children’s lit... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) review: This is the Echo most people should buy

When I reviewed the Amazon Echo 13 months ago, I predicted that people would want one in every room. The Echo can control your home’s lighting, play music, estimate your commute time, operate a timer, answer trivia questions, read books and news bulletins to you, tell you which movies are at... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Humphrys on Twitter, TV and why 'sitting down is the new smoking'

The Today presenter spurns social media, could live without television ‘except Mastermind’ but does read books on a iPad (albeit balanced on a lectern)It will come as no surprise to his millions of devoted listeners that the veteran BBC broadcaster John Humphrys despises Twitter, doesn’t do... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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#DiverseDecember creators expand 'hugely popular' social media campaign to run for all of 2016

The original hashtag, created after the World Book Night failed to include BAME authors on its giveaway list, has rebranded as #ReadDiverse2016 to ‘celebrate diversity in all its forms’ for the whole year#DiverseDecember, last month’s celebration of writers of colour, was “hugely popular”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why do books still exist, asks a teenager

When you think about it, it’s kind of weird that we still have books in our technologically advanced society. But they’re here to stay, argues teen site member Orli Books STILL exist. Weird, isn’t it? Why do books still exist? It sounds like a novel in itself: books overcoming the odds, beating... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russians Who Read Still Prefer Print Over Ebooks

A new survey showed that Russian readers preferred printed books over eBooks by 49% to 9%, though 37% surveyed said “that they do not read books at all.” The post Russians Who Read Still Prefer Print Over Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading on the rise among young Danes

Schoolchildren’s increased interest in books attributed to school campaigns and better targeting by publishersDespite a myriad of new media competing for their attention, Danish children are bucking the trend and reading more books today than they did 14 years ago.A survey of 1,999... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Today in Tabs: The Updog Pivot

It's early but 2015 already has some great tabs: ethics in journalism etiquette.my prediction for 2015 is that people will still read books that are over 500 pages long and discuss them in tea salons wearing fine silksRead Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: October 16

Simon & Schuster has secured the rights to produce Ready to Read books in North America based on the preschool series 'Doozers,' licensed by the Jim Henson Company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending August 22, 2014

Independents continue to grow with the addition of a second location for a particularly aptly named store, I Read Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Music to read books by

The Bookshop Band write songs inspired by the books of visiting authors like The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry's Rachel Joyce. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Kindle take off in China?

Amazon's Kindle e-reader is now available in China. But the Chinese Government may not be a fan and, as many Chinese use their phones to read books, the Kindle may face an uphill battle. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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