Anime NYC 2018 Attracts 36,000 Fans to Javits Center

More than 36,000 fans attended Anime NYC 2018, an annual convention focused on anime, manga and Asian pop culture held at the Javits Convention Center, launched last year by Leftfield Media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students

The 'African Book Box' program from Book Aid International is delivering books to 76 schools in Uganda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. The post Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-09 19:02:10 UTC ]
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Augusten Burroughs wants to help you process your trauma through writing (for $50,000).

If you have unprocessed trauma, $50,000, and a sense of adventure when it comes to your mental health, a new “wellness recovery program” created by Augusten Burroughs—author of the best-selling memoir Running With Scissors—may be right up your alley. The week-long program, called Focus-Directed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-08 14:41:32 UTC ]
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Smarter Than We Think: A Reading List on Animal Intelligence

This is a boom time for books about animal intelligence. It feels like every day I see a review of a book called something like Furry Mensa—the Remarkable Brains of All Those Little Guys Running Around Out There. No book in this genre is ever going to be truly bad, because animal intelligence is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-29 08:51:54 UTC ]
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Review: Emmanuel Carrère's new meditation memoir has an NDA-sized hole at its center

'Yoga' charts true-crime master Emmanuel Carrère's journey from intensive meditation to mental breakdown — but leaves out the divorce that derailed him. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-26 13:00:18 UTC ]
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If plants, animals and machines are intelligent, what does it mean for us?

James Bridle argues that we must be open to a “more-than-human world,” in which people aren't separated from nature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-22 12:00:17 UTC ]
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All the Cool Kids Are Watching Anime at the Cinema

Art house cinemas and a variety of arts institutions are increasingly treating anime as art, and screening series are proliferating—including one at the Japan Society in New York, which will show Hayao Miyazaki's 'Princess Mononoke' in 35mm film on July 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Morning Brew Tops $36 Million First-Half Revenue and Launches Its 10th Newsletter

The business news publisher Morning Brew, an Axel Springer property, launched its 10th newsletter Monday morning, a product called CFO Brew that aims to reach readers in strategic and corporate finance. The publisher has grown rapidly since selling a majority stake to Insider in October 2020... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-07-12 10:01:54 UTC ]
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In ‘Florida Woman,’ wild animals aren’t as unpredictable as the humans

In Deb Rogers's debut novel, a woman arrested for a petty crime tries to start over at a wild animal sanctuary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-05 13:17:51 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-05 13:14:24 UTC ]
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If only humans could sense the world the way animals do

Book review of "An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us" by Ed Yong Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-01 12:00:27 UTC ]
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How Costumes and Conventions Brought Sci-Fi Fans Together in the Early 20th Century

Science fiction has a deep, rich past—one that sees its roots stretch back to ancient times. Fans and scholars often point to Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus as its most recognizable origin point, followed by the works of authors like Jules Verne, H. G. Wells,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-29 08:57:17 UTC ]
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The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each

With a total value of more than €1.6 million, the German Publishing Prize selects and honors socially engaged independent publishers. The post The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-23 16:19:05 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Short Stories about Animals

What are some of the best, and best-known, short stories that feature animals? Many classic stories feature other species in prominent roles, whether it’s talking cats, dogs telling us their life stories, or primates giving academic reports at a conference (yes, really). Below, we select and... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-17 14:00:51 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Animal Castle by Xavier Dorison and Felix Delep

In this homage to George Orwell’s 'Animal Farm', the cocreators of 'Animal Castle' have expanded Orwell’s allegorical attack on totalitarian societies to include an embrace of civil disobedience, nonviolent resistance, and the concept of love, as weapons to fight and beat social oppression. An... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fans of Must See TV need this must-read memoir

James Burrows, who directed "Cheers," "Friends" and "Frasier," among many other television series, looks back on his career. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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NYPL is Giving Away 500,000 Free Books This Summer!

As part of its summer programming, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books to kids and teens this summer! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-10 15:19:28 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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Inside the $10,000 treasure hunt embedded in a children's art book

The children's book "Xavier Marx and the Missing Masterpieces" is a rhyming mystery. In it are clues to find a token worth $10,000 in continental U.S. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-06 16:55:51 UTC ]
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Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media

Some digital media buyers are focusing on reducing the impact on the environment of digital marketing, even though clients aren't yet asking for that rigor. The post Media Buying Briefing: Sustainability once again takes center stage across digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-06-06 04:01:00 UTC ]
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2 Literary Novels Find the Poetry in Animal Rescue

A Nobel laureate and a future publisher play major roles in Margarita Engle’s “Singing With Elephants” and Michael Morpurgo’s “The Puffin Keeper.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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