21st Century Fox pays $70m for 5% stake in Vice

21st Century Fox has bought a 5 per cent stake in Vice Media, the digital media company that evolved from Vice magazine, in a deal which values it at $1.4 billion (£895 million). Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2013-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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21 Books for the 21st Century: The Results of Our Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists Earlier this spring, the editors of WLT invited twenty-one writers to nominate a single book, published since the year 2000, that has had a major influence on their own work, along with a brief statement explaining their choice. We published... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-28 13:32:05 UTC ]
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21 Books for the 21st Century: The Longlist, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists Earlier this spring, the editors of WLT invited twenty-one writers to nominate one book, published since the year 2000, that has had a major influence on their own work, along with a brief statement explaining their choice. Now it’s your turn... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-31 20:04:23 UTC ]
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ACMRS Press Pulls Shakespeare Into 21st Century

ACMRS Press, the publishing division of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, is publishing all 39 of Shakespeare's plays, translated into modern English to make them more accessible to contemporary audiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder commissions 'nature almanac for the 21st century'

Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Gifts of Gravity and Light: A Nature Almanac for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Pippa Marland and Anita Roy and featuring a foreword from Bernardine Evaristo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 23:06:31 UTC ]
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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:04:53 UTC ]
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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A Look Inside the 21st-Century Comics Shop

Comics retailers are embracing new titles, welcoming new readers, and shifting to a curatorial approach to stocking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon to publish ‘feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto’

Icon Books has acquired rights to art historian Catherine McCormack’s book, Women in the Picture, a “feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto”, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'21st Century Lolita' nets six figures from 4th Estate

4th Estate has pre-empted a "21st-century response to Lolita”, My Dark Vanessa, for six figures, with HarperCollins US prevailing with a seven-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poverty Safari named ‘most rebellious’ 21st century read in Scottish Book Trust poll

Poverty Safari, Darren McGarvey’s memoir about growing up in Glasgow, has topped a readers’ poll of “most rebellious reads of the 21st century”, organised by the Scottish Book Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Montefiores' rabbits get the royal treatment with 20th Century Fox

Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Royal Rabbits of London is set to be turned into a hybrid-animated live-action feature film by a division of 20th Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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India Knight reimagines The Pursuit of Love for the 21st century

India Knight is publishing an homage to her favourite novel, The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford, with Fig Tree next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can science fiction help us prepare for 21st-century warfare?

The novelist Margaret Atwood recently caused a stir when, during an interview with Variety, she said that the 9/11 hijackers “got the idea” to fly planes into buildings from watching “Star Wars.” Atwood, the author of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and other dystopian classics, did not have the facts... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Buys US Rights to Cao Wenxuan’s Latest Book from 21st Century Publishing Group

At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan's book, 'Summer'. The post Macmillan Buys US Rights to Cao Wenxuan’s Latest Book from 21st Century Publishing Group appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Townsend's Nevermoor snapped up by 20th Century Fox

Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow will be adapted for screen by the Oscar-nominated writer of "The Martian" for Twentieth Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20th Century Fox buys rights to No Exit thriller

Lorella Belli of the eponymous London-based agency has sold film rights in Taylor Adams' thriller, No Exit, to Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft will pay you $5 to buy an ebook -- even if your selection costs less than that

As the owner of a Kindle, I normally get all my ebooks from Amazon. It is a great experience, as not only can I read the book on my e-reader, but thanks to the Kindle app, my smartphone and tablet too. Quite frankly, I never considered getting an electronic book anywhere else. If you are a... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2017: 21st Century Publishing Group

Voted Best Children’s Publisher in Asia at the 2015 Bologna Children’s Book Fair, 21st Century Publishing Group has come a long way in its 32 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can libraries survive and thrive in the 21st century?

Rob Wilson on how the government wants local authorities to think differently about public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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