Breaking the trends: Ikigai

In a crowded market for restorative and quaint lifestyle trends - often imported to the UK, and so little known - ikigai is the new kid on the block. Miriam Robinson reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Prevent “Move Fast and Break Things” From Breaking You

More than most people, Jonathan Taplin has seen firsthand how the rise of digital behemoths like Google and Facebook has irrevocably transformed the life of artists and musicians. A former tour manager for Bob Dylan and the Band and a movie producer for Martin Scorsese, Taplin has become an... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Grint breaks Sir David Attenborough's Instagram record

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint racked up a million followers in just over four hours. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2020-11-17 16:59:20 UTC ]
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The new COVID trend? Apparently, it’s buying rare books.

Ah, tradition! Just as Shakespeare wrote King Lear in quarantine, in this quarantine, rich people are buying copies of King Lear for $10,000,000. While independent bookstores are struggling during COVID—according to the American Booksellers Association, more than one independent bookstore has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-09 17:44:18 UTC ]
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Myth and folklore the pick of festive trends in children's

A number of independent and smaller publishers have revealed the titles they are backing to be a hit over Christmas, with myths prominent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 03:25:45 UTC ]
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Record-Breaking Submissions Received by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award sees a 23-percent jump in entries activity, Egypt leading in its number of submissions. The post Record-Breaking Submissions Received by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-26 14:46:42 UTC ]
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Barbara Marcus reveals trends in 'robust' US children's market

The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children's Books in the US, has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-27 21:41:42 UTC ]
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IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair

The International Publishers Association and Frankfurter Buchmesse are planning a series of events for the fair's professional program to address global challenges and opportunities. The post IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 12:05:00 UTC ]
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Sphere bags debut Breaking Point at auction

Sphere has announced Irish journalist Edel Coffey’s debut novel, Breaking Point, will be a superlead for the publisher in 2022, following a multi-publisher auction and six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 14:51:31 UTC ]
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Daunt Books takes Singh's 'visionary' The Breaks

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired The Breaks by Julietta Singh, the first non-fiction book on its Originals list, billed as a "visionary and moving" take on race, inheritance and mothering. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 10:49:51 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel and Historical Fiction Are On a Break: Critical Linking, August 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-23 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Gardners looks to 'predict key trends' as distributors gear up for bumper autumn

Distributors say they are doing everything they can to enable them to cope with the autumn crush, amid concerns from some bookshops about the supply chain's ability to handle hundreds of new releases. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 17:35:11 UTC ]
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‘Finding Freedom’ dissects Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s break with the royal family

Co-authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand spoke to more than 100 friends, aides and others in the Sussexes’ “inner circle.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-17 05:36:04 UTC ]
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Kamala Harris, history, and a break from pandemic TV

Yesterday, shortly after Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for president, picked Kamala Harris, the senator for California, as his running mate, Peter Doocy, a Fox News correspondent, tweeted, “But… you told me on Saturday…” That day, Doocy asked Biden—who was zipping past on a bicycle,... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-12 12:12:59 UTC ]
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‘The Kissing Booth’ author breaks down why her novel and Netflix film series became runaway successes

‘The Kissing Booth’ started as an online novel and blew up into one of Netflix’s most popular films. Here’s why author Beth Reekles thinks that is. Back when she was just 15, Beth Reekles couldn’t find the kind of YA novel that appealed to her.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-24 06:00:21 UTC ]
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Trump Tell-All Breaks S&S Record; PRH India Signs Sourcebooks, Fitzcarraldo

Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump's niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents. The post Trump Tell-All Breaks S&S Record; PRH India Signs Sourcebooks, Fitzcarraldo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-16 15:20:59 UTC ]
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Breaking the World So It Can Bud Again: On Ellen Bass’s “Indigo”

INDIGO, THE LATEST BOOK of poetry by Ellen Bass, reflects the unique perspective of an unusual poetic life and the complex traumas and pleasures of a thoughtful, observant sensibility. Bass published four books between 1973 and 1980 that you may not have heard of. On the back of I’m Not Your... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-17 17:00:43 UTC ]
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A Reading List for Kids on Their Very Long Summer Break

We've got suggestions for classics to rediscover, what to read if your brother is driving you nuts, plus ideas to help you process this whole Covid situation. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-05-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bauer to Close, Merge or Sell Ten Magazines as Covid-19 ‘Accelerates Trends’

Magazine publisher Bauer Media plans to close, merge or sell ten of its print titles it says will not be Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-19 17:01:09 UTC ]
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Breaking Up with Kindle Unlimited: Not Forever, Just for Now

Having a surplus of books at your fingertips sounds like the reader's dream, but this Kindle Unlimited subscriber decided enough was enough. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-05 10:39:47 UTC ]
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