Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

The collective bargaining agreements ratified at publications including The Dodo and Vox Media have required more information about how their companies are organized. The post ‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-08-29 04:01:18 UTC ]
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In ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill,’ Abbi Waxman introduces a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet

The novel follows an introverted millennial heroine whose life is upended by a family she didn’t know existed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-09 15:44:59 UTC ]
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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes

An Aldus network report predicts cancellations, postponements, and other adjustments to European book fairs in the pandemic could affect 6,500+ exhibitors in 2020. The post Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-14 16:20:19 UTC ]
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Penguin Life wins five-way auction for The Modern House

Penguin Life has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish The Modern House by design writers and entrepreneurs Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 17:45:16 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 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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Ralph Ellison’s Letters Reveal a Complex Philosopher of Black Expression

“The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison” capture the fiercely intelligent and irreverent author of “Invisible Man” in conversation with other novelists and critics of his day. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-19 10:00:10 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection is a dazzling experiment in form and genre

The “White Teeth” author is witty and eviscerating in stories sprinkled with current events. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-28 16:43:26 UTC ]
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Heartbreaking recollections of the September day that changed everything

Garrett M. Graff weaves together first-person accounts to create an evocative history of 9/11. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 15:37:48 UTC ]
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Amid Changes, BookExpo Limits Exhibit Hours to Two Days

As it works to create a more customer-friendly show, Reed Exhibitions said the BookExpo show floor will be open for two days in 2020, preceded by a day of programming. Other changes are under consideration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Life Has (and Hasn’t) Changed at Unionized Digital Media Companies

The rise of unionization in digital media is normally framed in one of two extreme ways: as an innovation-killing millstone Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-29 15:09:31 UTC ]
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Jia Tolentino’s smart takes on this absurd modern life

The New Yorker writer examines the conflicting impulses and cultural moments that define her. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:52:15 UTC ]
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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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HQ snaps up 'modern-day Cinderella tale' from Sophia Money-Coutts

HarperCollins will publish two new titles by journalist and author Sophia Money-Coutts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:09:25 UTC ]
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From Uber driving to huge book deal: Adrian McKinty's life-changing phone call

Despite awards and acclaim for his crime fiction, the impoverished novelist lost his home and was set to quit – then the phone rangIt was1.30 in the morning in Melbourne and Adrian McKinty had just got home after dropping off his last Uber customer of the night at the airport. His phone rang. It... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-08 06:00:17 UTC ]
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This Finance Book Just Might Change Your Life

The "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" title is polarizing, but the advice is on point. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-17 15:11:03 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Cautionary Tales for Modern Day Brats: Evangeline Lilly

Actor Lilly is at work on an expansive series of haunting picture books with important lessons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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