Bouchercon 2016: Blood on the Bayou

Over 1,900 people traveled to the Big Easy September 15-18 for the 47th Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, an annual gathering of crime fiction’s fans and authors, making it the largest Bouchercon ever. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2016: Berner and Wenxuan Win 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

German author-illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and Chinese author Cao Wenxuan are the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“What Ratio of Your Blood to Pig’s Blood Are We Talking About Here?”

The 33 ⅓ book series features short volumes about music that allow writers to go long on a wide variety of albums. As the series celebrates its 10th year and 100th volume, Slate caught up with energetic and enigmatic musician Andrew W.K. and Phillip Crandall—the author who profiled him and his... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2014-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere unveils new Robert Galbraith: Troubled Blood

The title and publication date of the new Robert Galbraith novel, featuring Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, has been revealed by Sphere. The fifth book is Troubled Blood and will come out in hardback on 29th September 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 21:18:01 UTC ]
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10 BAD BLOOD Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Ready to dig into this fascinating nonfiction read? Here's your reading guide and BAD BLOOD book club questions to get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-23 11:35:34 UTC ]
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The expert who predicted Trump’s 2016 win says we’re living in a “manufactured reality”

Four years after Sarah Kendzior forecasted Trump’s win, the bestselling author reflects on the rise of online propaganda, the need for transparent algorithms, and why social media is more dangerous than ever. Sarah Kendzior was a lone voice in the wilderness predicting the victory of Donald... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-28 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Sure ‘Dracula’ is great, but don’t overlook Florence Marryat’s ‘The Blood of the Vampire’

This 1897 horror classic is plenty scary; it also grapples with race and gender issues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Blood Quantum injects zombie horror genre with an Indigenous perspective

Telling original, Indigenous-focused stories in different genres, filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is helping to normalize the presence of Indigenous people in a variety of realms: horror, science fiction and the broader cultural world. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-09-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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The CrazySexyDumb cast of ‘Love Island’ draws youngish blood to CBS

Someone now long dead once observed that the English and Americans are two peoples divided by a common language, which is a rather clever way to say that while a shared tongue facilitates our longstanding alliance, it also makes it a lot easier to argue with each other. Cultural preferences... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-18 19:48:27 UTC ]
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Gap stock falls the most since 2016 after weakness extends to Old Navy

Gap Inc. tumbled as much as 16 percent—the most since 2016—after the clothing retailer reported a slump in sales at both its namesake line and Old Navy, threatening the potential appeal for a spinoff of the discount chain. Same-store sales, a key measure of a retailer’s performance, fell 4... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-31 15:50:27 UTC ]
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Authorities investigating swastikas scrawled in blood near Holocaust museum

Los Angeles police opened an investigation Monday after discovering a “large amount” of blood and two swastikas written in blood in and around a bathroom near Pan Pacific Park in the Fairfax area, authorities said. Officers were called to the 100 block of North Gardner Street about 6:45 a.m.,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Management buyout brings fresh blood to the top at Midas PR

A management buy-out at Midas Public Relations has seen new shareholders buying into the business, while a focused expansion into film and TV is planned for the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Chance the Rapper is also a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novelist sentenced to life in prison for 2016 torture and murder of his fiancee

A graphic novelist who once had a fledgling Hollywood career was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the brutal torture killing of his fiancee — a murder prosecutors say took cues from a gory book he worked on years earlier. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted last week of the 2016 slaying of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George R R Martin to release Fire and Blood this November

George R R Martin is to release a new book in November – Fire and Blood – set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: new blood but Eleanor Oliphant remains completely fine

After a dearth of new entries in the Weekly E-Book Ranking a week ago—the first time on record that no new titles hit the chart—the latest ranking more than makes up for it. In total, 11 shiny new titles entered the top 20. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe's major publishing markets all grew in 2016

Europe's major markets - the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy - all experienced growth in turnover in 2016, according to a Federation of European Publishers' report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trends in the European Marketplace: 2016 Numbers Stable, and Affected by Pound Sterling Slump

The Federation of European Publishers reports gains across much of its membership's markets in 2016 but acknowledges that the British pound's softness renders the result fairly flat. The post Trends in the European Marketplace: 2016 Numbers Stable, and Affected by Pound Sterling Slump appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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