'Intense' debut from 'Mad Men' creator to Canongate

Canongate has acquired Heather, The Totality, the debut novel by Matthew Weiner, writer and creator of "Mad Men" and executive producer of "The Sopranos". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This L.A. flash-fiction star thinks novels are 'saggy.' Her own debut proves her wrong

The debut novel 'Dead in Long Beach, California,' is a sharp, dazzling turn for Compton-raised author Venita Blackburn, who made her name with lightning-fast fiction. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-01-11 11:00:44 UTC ]
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Comic Vs. Book: TEN DAYS IN A MAD-HOUSE

Comparing the original edition of Nellie Bly's TEN DAYS IN A MAD-HOUSE with the graphic novel edition. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-24 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Children's Creators Travel for Conservation and Inspiration: A Photo Essay

Nine members of the environmental group Children’s Book Creators for Conservation spent October 8–21 in the eastern South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, volunteering with the stewardship organization Wild Tomorrow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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To Write Her Debut Novel, Molly McGhee Had to Leave Publishing

On March 11, 2022, Molly McGhee shared a resignation letter on Twitter. She was quitting her job as an assistant editor at Tor, despite the fact that her first acquisition, The Atlas Six, had debuted at number three on the New York Times Bestseller List. She cited “systemwide prejudice against... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-20 11:03:00 UTC ]
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3 Ambitious Debut Novels Out This Week

These new debuts—an exploration of power and technology, an odyssey through an imagined metropolis, and a clever murder mystery—announce the arrival of three fiction writers to watch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why own a newspaper in 2023? Ask the very rich men trying to buy the Telegraph | Jane Martinson

With debts of £1bn, this isn’t some ordinary financial asset. The desire to own the papers says more about power than profitSo much has changed in the generation since the Telegraph newspapers and the Spectator magazine were last put up for sale in 2004, including how much money they make. Yet... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-19 11:00:20 UTC ]
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Crooked Media Founders Announce Debut Book with Zando Imprint

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, who host the popular politics podcast 'Pod Save America,' will publish their debut book with their Zando imprint, Crooked Media Reads, next June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Sets Latinx Influencers Apart From the Rest of The Creator Economy

The Latinx population is one of the fastest-growing U.S. demographics, making up nearly 19% of the U.S. population. It is the youngest major racial and ethnic group in the U.S. By 2025, the Latinx community will account for 12% of all U.S. buying power. They are also digitally connected. A... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-10-11 20:30:38 UTC ]
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Exclusive: See the (sexy) cover for C. Michelle Lindley’s debut novel, The Nude.

Literary Hub is pleased to reveal the cover for C. Michelle Lindley’s debut novel, The Nude, which will be published by Atria in June. Here’s a little bit about the book from the publisher: A gripping, provocative, and sensual debut novel about an art historian who journeys to a Greek island to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-03 14:00:04 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: '40 Men and 12 Rifles' by Marcelino Truong

In his new work, the author of 'Such a Lovely Little War' and 'Saigon Calling' switches from memoir to graphic fiction to continue his story about the course of the Vietnam War. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut

The new PublisHer stand, first seen at this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair, will be in Hall 5.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-02 21:30:40 UTC ]
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The Creator review: A visually stunning, yet deeply shallow, AI epic

Equal parts Terminator, The Golden Child and The Matrix prequel, The Creator is yet another sci-fi epic about a war between humans and AI, one told by someone who just can't shut up about their time backpacking across Asia. Director Gareth Edwards clearly understands the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-29 17:30:21 UTC ]
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A journey of discovery and identity formation: The Dictionary of Lost Words makes its wonderful stage debut

Verity Laughton’s stage adaptation of Pip Williams’ best-selling book is a a very clever realisation. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-09-28 05:05:12 UTC ]
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TikTok now lets creators label AI-generated content

TikTok is rolling out a toolset that lets users label posts that have been created or enhanced by artificial intelligence. This move comes after the social media giant added a number of filters for video uploads that made heavy use of AI, and an image generator to help create unique backgrounds.... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-19 15:45:36 UTC ]
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Creator of The Wolf Among Us universe releases it to public domain

Bill Willingham, the creator of the comic book series Fables, says you now own his work, fully and for all time. Willingham has released his work, which served as the basis for Telltale Games' The Wolf Among Us, to public domain — mostly because he can't afford to sue DC Comics. In a lengthy... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-16 13:00:10 UTC ]
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Debut novel by Millie Bobby Brown reignites debate over ghostwritten celebrity books

Publishing figures defend Stranger Things star’s book, Nineteen Steps, after this week’s publication ignites criticism on social mediaThe publication of Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown’s debut novel has reignited a debate over ghostwritten celebrity books.Brown’s Nineteen Steps, inspired... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-14 10:56:45 UTC ]
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Jewish creators are a fundamental part of comic book history, from Superman to Maus – expert explains

The history of comics is closely tied to the involvement of Jewish creators, who have had an enormous impact on the medium over the last 90 years. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-08-30 15:27:34 UTC ]
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Crafting Madness: Stephanie Heit on Joining a Lineage of Authors with Mental Health Difference

Stephanie Heit’s new book, Psych Murders, is a hybrid memoir poem that documents her experience of shock treatment. She traces her queer mad bodymind through breathlessness, damage, refusal, and memory loss as it shifts in and out of locked psychiatric wards and extreme bipolar states. Stephanie... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-18 09:25:04 UTC ]
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New Voices New Rooms Makes Its In-Person Debut

The joint conference from NAIBA and SIBA leapt off the screen into the real world for the first time from August 7–10 in Arlington, Va., where 278 booksellers gathered to prepare for what will hopefully be a strong fall selling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How 'Shortcomings' went from groundbreaking comic to Randall Park's directing debut

Adrian Tomine adapted his graphic novel 'Shortcomings' into a film directed by Randall Park, resulting in an effective, at times transgressive rom-com Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-04 20:10:33 UTC ]
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