A Day in the Life of Chris Ware's 'Rusty Brown'

The first volume of Ware’s latest graphic novel chronicles life’s biggest themes and smallest moments over the course of a single day. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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First published in 1924, ‘Still She Wished for Company’ makes for a delicious, if bittersweet, Valentine’s Day treat

The novel, which enters the public domain this year, is one of the pioneering works of paranormal or “time-slip” romance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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There’s no shortage of novels about what happens when the Earth stops spinning. ‘The Last Day’ may set a new standard.

Author Andrew Hunter Murray has thoroughly thought through the ramifications of his conceit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-10 20:30:06 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

Book Reviews John K. Cox Jurij Koch / Courtesy of Domowina-Verlag In the 1950s, a girl whom Jurij Koch knew in high school moved away from their hometown of Cottbus in East Germany. It was a case, he says in his recent memoir, of “Weg von Ulbricht, hin... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-27 20:47:13 UTC ]
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Johnson met Murdoch on day he signalled general election bid

News Corp owner was the only media baron the prime minister saw in his first three monthsBoris Johnson saw Rupert Murdoch for a “social meeting” on the day he signalled his intention to seek a general election last year, according to new transparency disclosures.Johnson saw the media billionaire... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-23 20:28:52 UTC ]
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The dramatic life of Hollywood legend Sidney Lumet

The director’s first biography, by Maura Spiegel, sheds light on the man but may not satisfy film buffs. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-17 01:09:32 UTC ]
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Review: 'Uncanny Valley' serves up a biting slice of start-up life

'Uncanny Valley' by Anna Wiener is a biting, funny memoir from inside San Francisco's start-up culture. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-10 20:16:25 UTC ]
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Book Culture stores in life or death battle

The embattled independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus Avenue has been closed, after being served with an eviction notice by its landlord. The move, which took place Tuesday morning, also... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-01-08 19:57:16 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs 'life-changing' Ramoutar freezer cookbook

HarperCollins has wrapped up a deal for the "life-changing" freezer-filling cookbook from Shivi Ramoutar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 12:50:12 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Kay and Ross ‘most-read’ since Christmas Day

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) and Ryan’s Christmas by self-published author L.J. Ross were the most read books since Christmas Day, according to Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 10:20:56 UTC ]
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Charlesworth Press printing 36,000 personalised books a day as Christmas looms

Yorkshire print firm Charlesworth Press says it is currently producing up to 36,000 personalised children’s books every day as Christmas demand for the bespoke items ramps up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:09:41 UTC ]
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A Literary Way of Life: Spotlight on New England

We look inside the bookish Northeast, where publishers with deep roots turn innovation into tradition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Life Lessons of “Little Lulu”

Margaret Atwood writes about the influence that the “Little Lulu” comics had on her as a young writer and storyteller. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-11-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow to mark Climate Action Day

Nosy Crow will support sustainability app Refill to mark Climate Action Day on Saturday (30th November), after being inspired by the indie's recent book Earth Heroes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 10:43:38 UTC ]
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David Higham Associates invites 10 to open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds

David Higham Associates has announced the 10 authors who will attend its open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds in January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 17:10:16 UTC ]
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Walker buys first children’s book from ST’s Chris Haslam

Walker has acquired a middle grade adventure story set in Cornwall from the Sunday Times chief travel writer Chris Haslam, writing as C J Haslam. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 02:47:59 UTC ]
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Thomas Edison’s brilliant life, told in reverse

A biography by the late Edmund Morris paints a grand portrait of the prolific inventor. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-27 18:40:00 UTC ]
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