Amina Cain builds slow, intimate portraits in 'Creature'

In 'Creature,' Amina Cain presents personal tales of female characters at loose ends.The peril of reading literary short stories is that one tends to encounter characters who behave not like you or me but like the kind of people one finds only in short stories. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LB Scrambling to Meet 'Obama: An Intimate Portrait' Demand

The $35 hardcover features hundreds of photographs of President Obama plus a foreword by the former president, and Amazon and BN.com report that the book is out-of-stock. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Intimate portrait’ of McCartney to Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an “intimate portrait” of musician Paul McCartney, written by journalist Paul Du Noyer. Non fiction publisher Hannah Black acquired world English rights to Conversations with McCartney in a deal with Ros Edwards at Edwards Fuglewicz Literary Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury pre-empts Lisa Harding's 'beautiful' portrait of addiction

Bloomsbury has pre-empted Lisa Harding’s second novel about a failed actress struggling with motherhood and addiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 02:13:45 UTC ]
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A Slow Year for Publishing Mergers and Acquisitions

B&N’s purchase by Elliott Adviors was the largest purchase in a quiet year for acquisitions in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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An intimate look at the scandal that tore apart a literary power couple

“The Dolphin Letters” explores the tumultuous relationship between Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Hardwick, through their correspondence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-19 20:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites

"The challenge we have is that we don’t get visibility of the full extent of this, it’s a bit of a silent assassin," said one magazine publishing executive, speaking anonymously. The post ‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-19 05:00:20 UTC ]
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Poem: Self-Portrait of Librarian With T.S. Eliot’s Papers

This poem that sees libraries as evocative troves of imagery: histories, card catalogs, classifications. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Sometimes You Have to Build the Book Cover in Your Living Room

Humiliation is a debut collection of nine stories by Paulina Flores. Each story takes place in Chile, in port cities marked by poverty, and all are tied together with the themes of disgrace, pride and shame experienced both publicly and personally by each of the richly described characters.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-26 09:49:20 UTC ]
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On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge

The author Karl Ove Knausgaard writes on the slowness of literature, adapted from a speech delivered at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-11-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Execs Talk New Revenue Streams and Building on Loyal Audiences at the Folio: Show

Day two of the Folio: Show opened with another panel of industry veterans sharing insights on leveraging content for revenue, moderated by Christa Carone, president of Group Nine Media.  Eric Schurenberg, CEO of Mansueto Ventures, the parent company of Inc. and Fast Company, shared intel on how... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-31 21:34:33 UTC ]
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Watching Jim Mattis’s slow slide into irrelevance

An ex-speechwriter dishes on the relationship between Trump and his defense secretary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-23 14:24:58 UTC ]
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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

Tom Penn, publishing director at Penguin Press, has acquired Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting by feminist historian Jade Bentil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 15:48:26 UTC ]
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Seventh university presses convention seeks to build on sector’s broad appeal

Occupying a unique place in the publishing ecosystem, many university presses are achieving crossover hits. But balancing that with their bread and butter can be a challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 19:31:14 UTC ]
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Renia's Diary: intimate memoir of a young Polish Jew on the verge of adulthood as WWII explodes around her

The voice of an ordinary 14-year-old Polish girl comes through loud and clear 70 years later. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-10-14 08:55:34 UTC ]
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Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom

The National Book Award finalist answers 10 questions about her debut memoir The Yellow House. The post Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-11 13:00:04 UTC ]
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Build that wall, and paint the pointy parts ‘flat black’!

In ‘Border Wars,’ Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear go inside a dysfunctional White House as it plots to dismantle immigration policy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 12:42:37 UTC ]
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Webtoon Builds An Audience for Webcomics

The digital publishing and self-publishing platform, which was founded in Korea, has expanded in the U.S., and is preparing to launch a series of nine online graphic adaptations of young adult prose novels published by a variety of big houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Styles fronts the new Rolling Stone in a Ryan McGinley portrait

As part of Ad Age’s continuing media coverage, here’s our ever-expanding annual survey of the covers of the fall magazines that have been hitting (or are about to hit) newsstands and subscribers’ mailboxes. We’ll be adding to this post throughout August, so keep coming back. Rolling Stone has... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-26 15:40:00 UTC ]
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