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The Memories of Streets: A Reading List of NYC Books That Capture the City’s Many Sides

By instinct and intention, I have been reading books about New York or set in New York since I was a kid. Each one uncovers a facet of the city. Together they form my picture of the life that is hidden inside its buildings or around the corner. Some of these titles, I read when […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-14 09:51:18 UTC ]
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Distancing: On the Writers Who Saved My Marriage

No couple ever recovered from infidelity by only reading books, even the books written for that purpose. But books are what kept me from falling apart. The post Distancing: On the Writers Who Saved My Marriage appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-04-21 10:00:59 UTC ]
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Missing persons wanted

Growing up in the West Midlands, I turned my back on reading books and even visiting libraries for many years. When I start to think back to why this was happening, I realised that not seeing Asian representation within publishing and at libraries was a key factor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 23:49:44 UTC ]
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Happy 10th Birthday, Google Play Books!

Reading books is for nerds, right? Well, that depends on your definition of "nerd," I suppose. While I must confess to not being a regular reader, I greatly admire those that are. Reading is surely a better way to spend time than mindlessly watching sports on TV -- something I am quite guilty of... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-12-09 18:41:58 UTC ]
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Translation in Service of More Empathy, Less Fear: A Conversation with Megan McDowell, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Photo by Camila Valdés Megan McDowell has translated many contemporary authors from Latin America and Spain, including Alejandro Zambra, Samanta Schweblin, and Lina Meruane. Shortlisted for the Man Booker... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-22 15:20:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the office assistant

It may come as a surprise, but when I heard about the lockdown, the anxiety that the world seemed to be feeling did not grip me. I never felt worried or confined by the limitations placed on us. For introvert like me, it felt like a long weekend with the same cycle of activities consisting of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 05:58:38 UTC ]
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How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 19:01:49 UTC ]
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Lost in the Russia scandal maze? Read your way out.

Journalistic books delving into President Trump's relationship with Moscow are two a penny. To better understand the Russia scandal, try reading books that explore Russian history. Or 'Crime and Punishment.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight

Male authors are always pronouncing their own brilliance – or boasting about not reading books by women. So, after a lifetime of writing and attending literary festivals, John Boyne would like to get something off his chest …Do you know what the literary tea towel is? It’s an Irish phenomenon... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre is a popular tool for managing any DRM-free ebooks you’ve got kicking around your hard drive. It makes it easy to access them and even downloads the necessary metadata to make your collection look nice. Calibre version 3.0 recently rolled out, and to mark the occasion we’re going to look... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 1.8 million teens are reading books by text messages thanks to this startup

OK, it's not exactly Dickens. But how about a great story delivered to you by text message? Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should reading replace prison time?

Reading books 'strengthens the spirit of faith and the will to solve social problems,' says an Iranian judge. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate

With 42 percent of Spain's population reporting to surveys that they're not reading books, last week's symposium in Madrid about bookselling had an extra edge of urgency. The post Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Children's Breakfast Speakers Agree: Books Change Lives

The BEA Children's Book & Authors Breakfast was a moving testament to the power of books, as four children's book authors spoke of the impact of reading books upon their own lives and the importance of books in all children's lives. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle gets an update, brings improved home screen and more

When it comes to reading books, things have changed quite a bit since school days, well, depending on your age. Now many people read books on electronic devices and, while tablets are fine, the Amazon Kindle leads the way. Amazon is planning to roll out a big update to its handheld devices.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dreams From My Mother

Of all the reactions to the viral video of a woman pummeling and verbally abusing her teenage son during the Baltimore uprisings, one stood out above the rest: an essay in the New York Times that used the video as fodder for explaining “What Black Moms Know” and why we are superior parents.... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Artificial Intelligence Outsmarted Our Emotions?

The history of our relationship with technology is simple: we purchased machines and devices that we expected to fulfill a certain need. Be it a computer for sending emails, an e-reader for reading books on the go, or a smartwatch for helping us stay on top of notifications, we interact with... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Britons' bookshelves are still full of literature says Ofcom report

Literacy organisations welcome signs that people of all ages are still reading books in physical and ebook formatsIf an Englishman's home is his castle, then Ofcom's latest survey suggests most battlements are still lined with books, with the average UK adult's literary collection amounting to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency survey finds 63% of men rarely read

Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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