Brazil, “A Land of Many Voices,” Comes to New York

Prior to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the German Book Office in New York hosted a party celebrating Brazil as this year's Guest of Honor Country. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 18:04:41 UTC ]
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Amazon Lands Major Account: New York City Public Schools

Amazon has struck a major deal with the New York City public school district to provide ebooks to its students. The deal is reported to be worth $30 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

Amazon began its retail life as an online book distributor, though it's something we rarely consider the company now -- unless you choose to count digital versions for Kindle and Kindle apps. However, a thriving market for textbooks exists and that has become a recent focus for the company --... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rugged Land Books Returns, Rebrands as Rugged Land Media

After several years in limbo, Rugged Land is back as a media company with interest in print and digital publishing, television, and film. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capel & Land demerges as Land departs

Anita Land is leaving agency Capel & Land to set up her own business, focusing on TV and broadcasting rights.   Land, who was previously a director at Capel & Land, left the company on 23rd June and is taking her clients with her to set up her own company from different premises. No... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PublishNews Brazil: Amazon Opens Kiosks to Sell Kindles in Brazil

This week on PublishNews Brazil: Amazon partners with a kiosk-retailer to sell Kindles in Brazil, Kobo launches two new ereaders, 33% of Brazilians read a book last month. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Passenger series of guides set to land in the UK after Europa translation deal

A stylish set of travel guides with eclectic content is set to find its way into UK travellers’ suitcases after Europa Editions struck a deal with Italian independent publisher Iperborea to translate the title Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 12:35:09 UTC ]
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Voicing the Villains: Spotlight on Serena Valentino

In Evil Thing, the latest installment in Disney’s Villains series, Valentino delves into the dark mind and complicated backstory of Cruella De Vil. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Steps for Publishers to Integrate Voice into the UX

Voice user interface (VUI) is becoming a pressing navigation need as more consumers and offices are employing technologies such as Google Assistant, Alexa and others. As VoiceBrew points out, several publishers like the Financial Times, the New York Times, and the Business Insider’s “Ten Tech... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-11 18:18:29 UTC ]
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Sexism and Genius Collide ‘In the Land of Men’

Adrienne Miller’s memoir chronicles her tenure as fiction editor of Esquire in the 1990s and her rocky relationship with David Foster Wallace, the era’s iconic novelist. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-11 10:00:07 UTC ]
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In ‘Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line,’ an unforgettable voice emerges from an Indian slum

The debut novel follows a child detective bent on tracking down a missing classmate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Review: 'Children of the Land' chronicles an immigrant poet's story of hiding in plain sight

In his memoir 'Children of the Land,' poet Marcelo Hernandez Castillo writes of border journeys, family separation and crossing a 'threshold of invisibility.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 15:00:08 UTC ]
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Brazil’s attack on Greenwald mirrors the US case against Assange

Over the years, Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald has made more than a few enemies. What some of his fans and supporters see as a crusade for truth and justice can strike others—including those who become the targets of his journalistic crusades—as needlessly hostile and potentially biased.... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-22 12:45:02 UTC ]
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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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WI15: Finding Her Voice: PW Talks with Rebecca Solnit

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Rebecca Solnit, who will give the afternoon keynote on Wednesday, January 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber lands Sam Byers' third novel

Faber will publish Come Join Our Disease, the third novel by prize-winning author Sam Byers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a Voice of Female Gen X Anxiety Spends Her Sundays

Ada Calhoun had a rough year. Fortunately, the process of writing her latest book prepared her for it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Kachka Leaving 'New York' for 'L.A. Times'

Boris Kachka, whose tenure as books editor at 'New York' magazine saw the publication experiment with tripling its book coverage, will succeed former books editor Carolyn Kellogg at the 'Los Angeles Times.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Redniss's Latest Depicts a Clash Over Sacred Land

The MacArthur fellow's newest work of visual nonfiction explores the conflict surrounding Oak Flat, Ariz., the Apache people, and copper mining. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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