‘Bestiary’ Offers a Compendium of Creatures, and Generations

K-Ming Chang’s debut novel tells the stories of three generations of Taiwanese women through the beasts, both real and mythical, they encounter. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-29 09:00:07 UTC ]
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For Ukrainian Refugee Kids, Books Offer Hope

Thousands of Ukrainian refugee children are about to spend their first Christmas away from home; while it's not the outcome that anyone would have wanted, publishers' efforts continue to ensure that books in their own language will comfort them through a holiday season in exile. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Paramount pulls offer to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House

After a judge blocked the sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, S&S parent company Paramount pulls its sale offer and declines to appeal. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-21 22:50:02 UTC ]
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Beneath Its Pink Cover, ‘Lessons in Chemistry’ Offers a Story About Power

The best-selling debut author Bonnie Garmus created Elizabeth Zott, a chemist battling a sexist 1950s establishment, as the role model she craved — and found that readers wanted the same. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-16 14:07:21 UTC ]
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Hoopla Offers 'MasterClass' Content to Libraries

Four of MasterClass's popular streaming tutorials are now available to public library patrons via the hoopla app with more classes to be added monthly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble is Offering Buy One, Get One 50% Off on Hundreds of Books

Barnes & Noble is currently holding a huge Buy One, Get One 50% Off sale applied to hundreds of titles, both in store and online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-13 17:01:37 UTC ]
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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sandman: ingenious TV that will inspire an entire generation of goths

The enduringly popular comic book series about gods and the afterlife gets the big-bucks, amazing-cast Netflix treatment. And it’s good. Very good, in factNothing lets me know I’m in for a week of tedious emails like being tasked to write about a big-budget fantasy series for this fun TV column.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-06 06:00:07 UTC ]
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'iCarly' alum Jennette McCurdy alleges Nickelodeon offered her hush money

'iCarly' and 'Sam & Cat' star Jennette McCurdy says in her new memoir that Nickelodeon offered her $300,000 not to talk about her experiences there. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-06 01:42:15 UTC ]
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Reader does this question need a comma? A new book offers grammar help.

Roving grammarian Ellen Jovin helps settle questions about commas, split infinitives and more in “Rebel With a Clause” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-26 12:00:53 UTC ]
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International Publishing Offers Tributes to the Late Alain Gründ

A leader among the industry's most influential organizations, Alain Gründ is remembered in a new book by Hugo Setzer as 'a visionary.' The post International Publishing Offers Tributes to the Late Alain Gründ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-18 16:54:06 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks

Text-to-speech automated audiobook narration arrives at Bookwire, amid the company's insistence on its respect for human narration. The post Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-27 12:12:31 UTC ]
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A book on leadership that offers real leaders, not abstract theories

There's no universal model of leadership, David Gergen argues, presenting an array of examples to inspire readers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-03 12:00:43 UTC ]
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Jean Hanff Korelitz’s ‘The Latecomer’ offers wit in triplicate

"The Latecomer," by Jean Hanff Korelitz, is a witty novel about triplets who can't stand each other. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-31 16:26:28 UTC ]
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Amazon no longer offers in-app Kindle and Music purchases on Android

If you use Amazon’s Kindle app on Android, you may have noticed the software doesn't offer the option to buy and rent ebooks or subscribe to the company’s Kindle Unlimited service anymore. Amazon announced the change last month and more recently began notifying customers of the move via email.If... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-05-31 16:17:08 UTC ]
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The Best Audiobooks 2022 Has To Offer (So Far!)

The best audiobooks 2022 has to offer includes everything from memoir to literary fiction and even poetry. Find your next listen! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-31 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Smaller Licensing Expo Generates Steady Traffic in Live Return

Though the number of exhibitors was down from the last in-person Licensing Expo held in 2019, most exhibitors said they had productive meetings throughout the first day of the conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Probably Ruby’ offers an authentic portrait of transracial adoption

Lisa Bird-Wilson's debut novel revolves around a Métis girl adopted by a White family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-10 22:14:37 UTC ]
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In ‘Remarkably Bright Creatures,’ an octopus tells a feel-good story

Shelby Van Pelt's novel joins the menagerie of books told from an animal's perspective. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-04 15:20:36 UTC ]
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Michelle Huneven’s ‘Search’ offers spiritual wisdom — and cookies

Michelle Huneven's novel "Search" follows a food writer's efforts to help her church find a new minister. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-03 12:37:35 UTC ]
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