Andrew Ziminski | 'I really wanted to communicate the fact that our country was built by migrants'

Andrew Ziminski’s book on stonemasonry is an enthralling story of the people who helped to shape some of the nation’s most treasured buildings.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 16:16:39 UTC ]
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Some of the country's best pizza makers are throwing a pizza party in Los Angeles. Want tickets?

Jon & Vinny’s restaurant is hosting a pizza party next weekend with some of the best pizza makers in the country. Dubbed the Ultimate Pizza Party, the Sept. 9 event is being thrown to celebrate Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri and will serve as the first stop on his book tour to promote his new... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gen Z doesn’t want to buy your brand, they want to join it

Gen Z can create personal brands faster and more effectively than any generation that’s come before them. If you represent a brand or agency, that should give you pause for thought. Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. As this generation of digital natives has been building... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep now Wants to Go to Harvard

A parody picture book due out next year pokes fun at over-ambitious parentsFor all those families who found The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep helped smooth over difficult bedtimes, a new picture book satirising the ambitions of “helicopter” parents for their brilliant offspring is due out next... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-09 19:25:33 UTC ]
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Your Francophile kids will want to read the winners of the Prix Albertine Jeunesse.

The Prix Albertine Jeunesse is a prize chosen for children, by children—that is, a reader’s choice award in which people between the ages of three and fourteen vote on their favorite book from a selection of Francophone literature. This award aims to facilitate a cultural exchange as well as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 16:56:26 UTC ]
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Andrew Scheer spotted without a mask at Toronto's Pearson Airport

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was seen at a departure gate at Toronto’s Pearson Airport today without a mask on — an apparent contravention of the rules that apply to travellers passing through the terminal. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-07 20:47:39 UTC ]
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Wanted dead or archive: how film-makers repurpose old footage

Werner Herzog did it with Grizzly Man, Adam McKay did it with Vice – from archival libraries to old film canisters from charity shops, the past is waiting to be brought to lifeA child sits on a rock ledge buckling his shoe. The camera zooms towards a mysterious dark shape behind him as the boy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Koji wants to do for games, memes, and selfies what TikTok did for music

The new startup Koji wants you to be able to remix digital content without having to code. Is it the next evolutionary leap after TikTok? While most social platforms have found new ways to democratize content creation, TikTok represented a paradigm shift in how content can be repurposed.Read... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-30 09:00:34 UTC ]
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'Sherlock' star Andrew Scott to narrate Bolinda audiobook

Irish actor Andrew Scott will narrate an audiobook of Emily Rodda's The Glimme, audio publisher Bolinda has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 02:06:56 UTC ]
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Pride is a Rebellion, and Rebellions are Built on Hope

Stack your Pride TBR with these hopeful, queer science fiction and fantasy novels where queer characters are celebrated and highlighted. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Carys Bray | 'My Northern-ness feels like a matter of fact to me'

Set during an extremely wet December, Carys Bray’s new novel tells the story of the cooling climate of a marriage, as well as dealing with climate anxiety. Though she started writing the book almost four years ago, she notes that in the intervening years discussion of the issues she explores in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 02:55:29 UTC ]
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Want to Be in Stacey Abrams’s Book Club? Sorry, It’s Family Only.

The best-selling author and former minority leader for the Georgia House of Representatives has a lot going on, but she still makes time for fiction. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-25 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Kat Ellis | 'You can create whatever kind of climate you want in a small town—it’s its own little pocket of evil'

Welsh YA novelist Kat Ellis draws on her love of horror, forged in the 1980s and ‘90s, in her latest novel Harrow Lake, which marks her move to Penguin Random House Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 13:41:02 UTC ]
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Bakari Sellers wanted his memoir to spark tough talks about race. We’re already in the middle of a conflagration.

The CNN commentator and South Carolina politician wrote ‘My Vanishing America’ before the country was on fire. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-19 09:58:38 UTC ]
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Black & White buys Andrew Cotter's dog story

Black & White Publishing has acquired world rights for Scottish sports commentator Andrew Cotter's story of his adventures with his dogs Olive and Mabel, who have become lockdown hits online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 15:40:35 UTC ]
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Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

For more than half a century, Sam Adams’ eclectic output has made him a stalwart of Wales’ literary scene. He discusses his latest novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 01:59:07 UTC ]
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Verb Agency Founders Want More Black Talent to Get a ‘Seat at the Table’

When industry veterans Yadira Harrison and Shannon Simpson Jones founded Verb, a brand consultancy/experiential agency hybrid, in 2018, they combined talents to offer clients expertise for mainstream and multicultural campaigns. In two years, the co-founders have overseen creative campaigns and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-12 18:35:15 UTC ]
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Stories of those who built the bomb, those who used it and those who survived it

Chris Wallace and Mitch Weiss recount the preparations for the nuclear bombing of Japan. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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