Alternate endings for Hemingway novel revealed

Random House imprint William Heinemann has acquired rights in a unique edition of Ernest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Google's focus on web frameworks means for front-end development [Q&A]

If the recent Chrome Dev Summit was evidence of what Google thinks is hot in web development, then frameworks were one of the clear winners. More specifically, client-side frameworks and libraries like Angular, Vue and React, and larger web frameworks like Next.js. We spoke to Tim Neutkens, lead... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-12-13 14:35:38 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:58:34 UTC ]
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André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2019 André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards has been revealed with 16 titles in the running for the £2,000 prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 05:50:36 UTC ]
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Latest CIPFA stats reveal library numbers still falling

Newly released figures show there were 35 static and mobile library closures in the year to end March 2019 across England, Wales and Scotland, with the total falling from 3,618 to 3,583. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 04:50:10 UTC ]
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Tony Lothian Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize, which awards £2,000 to the best unpublished biography, have been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:18:02 UTC ]
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Platforms, publishers, and the end of scale

Only three years ago, the power that technology platforms would gain over news publishing was unimaginable in depth and breadth. Now platforms both increasingly act as publishers and support the entire publishing ecosystem. This dual role marks the beginning of a new phase in the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-22 12:05:35 UTC ]
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A Canadian literary prize is ending for a wonderfully Canadian reason.

The Charles Taylor Foundation, a charity organization that supports Canadian writers, gave a cheery explanation for why a literary prize it’s been co-sponsoring for two decades is coming to an end next year: they accomplished exactly what they’d set out to do. For almost 20 years, the Foundation... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-21 18:55:31 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Magazine Division Reveals New Leadership Structure | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_162357" align="alignright" width="150"] Catherine Levene[/caption] On Monday, Meredith Corp. announced a series of expanded leadership roles within its national media division. The president of Meredith Digital, Catherine Levene, who succeeded Stan Pavolvsky in that... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-21 17:20:43 UTC ]
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Mabey hails Oneworld fiction list as Jones, Dean and Schweblin reveal 2020 titles

Oneworld showcased its Spring 2020 highlights last night, as publisher Juliet Mabey toasted ten years of success.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 00:07:43 UTC ]
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Foyles reveals Books of the Year 2019

Books by Ocean Vuong, Lisa Taddeo and Katherine Rundell have triumphed to be named Foyles 2019 Books of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 23:32:14 UTC ]
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Two accounts of Watergate remind readers: No one knew how it would end

Journalists Tom Brokaw and James Reston Jr. capture the tumult and uncertainty of the scandal. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-15 14:22:49 UTC ]
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Revealing journeys through Mexico’s ‘hard-up hinterland’

Paul Theroux encounters poverty and violence, kindness and hospitality, pride and melancholy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-14 20:40:57 UTC ]
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In recent memoirs, musicians reveal glamorous tantrums, plenty of drug use and the double-edged sword of fame

Elton John, Rick Ross and Liz Phair have written frank accounts of celebrity life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-13 18:25:08 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: THE HENNA WARS By Adiba Jaigirdar

Check out the cover and an exclusive excerpt from THE HENNA WARS, a debut YA novel by Book Riot contributor Adiba Jaigirdar! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:31:48 UTC ]
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Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist revealed

Blackwell's has revealed its contenders for its 2019 Book of the Year, with the all-female shortlist including titles by Booker shortlistee Elif Shafak and Candice Carty-Williams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 21:37:10 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

​Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, as the award returns for its ninth year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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Blue Peter Book Awards reveals shortlists for 2020

The shortlists for the Blue Peter Book Awards have been revealed, including Owen and the Soldier by Lisa Thompson, the first dyslexia-friendly title to be shortlisted by the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 15:19:57 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER KNEW By Liara Tamani

Check out the cover and an exclusive excerpt from Liara Tamani's new YA novel ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER KNEW! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-07 11:34:49 UTC ]
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'Solid' third quarter for Hachette UK as Lagardère reveals 4.1% revenue boost

Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1% revenue increase like-for-like. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:53:48 UTC ]
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