Attention booklovers: Tokyo and Paris are your cities

The World Cities Cultural Report reports that Tokyo has a staggering number of bookstores while Paris made it to number one for the most libraries. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The novel, about a homeless ghost, eloquently indicts the myth of Japan as an awesome power of cultural and economic might. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Attention: Please stop microwaving your library books.

As libraries begin to reopen around the country, patrons are excited to get back to borrowing books—but they’re also still nervous about COVID-19, which is understandable. At least some of them have been “getting creative” in their attempts to protect themselves, prompting at least one public... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New psychological suspense from B A Paris to HQ

HQ has acquired a new book from B A Paris, The Therapist, seeing the author return to psychological suspense in "an utterly compelling tale of a house that holds a dark secret". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin title to celebrate animals living in the cities

Puffin will publish Wild Cities, a non-fiction title by Ben Lerwill, illustrated by Harriet Hobday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative City

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Programming Opens Today from Madrid’s Readmagine and Paris’ EDRLab

Coronavirus Impact: The development of digital programming for international publishing in the pandemic goes on, with the 'Digital Publishing Summit.' The post Programming Opens Today from Madrid’s Readmagine and Paris’ EDRLab appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Riots Continue to Affect Twin Cities Shops and Bookstores

A second night of rioting in Minneapolis/St. Paul continues to affect booksellers located in the areas that have become scenes of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mekkiayah Jacobs: New York City Needs to Care For Its Homeless

Every year, Girls Write Now provides the opportunity for mentees to be published in a book form; in recent years, the print edition has been produced by Dutton, and the digital edition by the Feminist Press. Taking Our Place in History: The Girls Write Now 2020 Anthology invites you to witness... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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How 6AM City Is Rethinking Digital Media at a Local Level

From Greenville, S.C., to Lakeland, Fla., media company 6AM City is engaging audiences in communities across the southeastern U.S. with email newsletters in the spirit of The Skimm – but on a hyper-local level. In this episode, Co-Founder & COO Ryan Heafy discusses 6AM's business model,... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

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Pandemics have destroyed cities before. Could they do it again?

Charles Kenny, author of a forthcoming book on pandemics, is cautiously optimistic that cities will prevail in the era of COVID-19. Here, he talks to Richard Florida about how infectious diseases have shaped cities throughout history, how COVID-19 could impact urbanization, and why preparedness... Continue reading at Fast Company

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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

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City Lights Books could close for good—and it’s asking for your help.

San Francisco’s iconic City Lights bookstore, which has been an anchor of the city’s literary world since Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded it in 1953, is asking for help to stay financially afloat as its doors remain closed. The store launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for staff and to pay... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Elizabeth Wetmore’s ‘Valentine’ is a thrilling debut that deserves your attention

The tightening terror of the novel’s first chapter is impossible to break away from. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Taking a look at some of the most magical cities in science fiction and fantasy books for your next trip across the page. Continue reading at Book Riot

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As Downtown Shuts Down, City Magazines Confront a Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces marketers to tighten their advertising budgets and organizers to cancel or postpone events, media companies of all sizes are scrambling to account for lost revenue. In cities across the U.S., a virtual suspension of public life is taking a disastrous toll on... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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