Cashmore Offers Peek at Mashable Model

New York—Mashable has come a long way from its beginnings as a Wordpress blog that a 19-year-old Pete Cashmore launched as a way to connect with his peers and learn about social media and tech as he went along. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Print Offers Big Rewards to Membership Models

This past year, The Costco Connection—the monthly print magazine that retail giant Costco produces for its $120-per-year Executive Members—increased its circulation to 13.2 million, making it the third-largest circulation magazine in the U.S. This had a clear impact on expenses, especially... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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‘Offer a clear angle’: How Mashable is building overseas

Mashable has gone undergone big changes this year. The digital media publisher shifted entirely away from general-interest news, shedding 30 staff in the process. Instead it outlined a new editorial mandate: to reassert its identity and a voice as an authority on areas like tech, culture and... Continue reading at Digiday

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Popular Science Offers a Peek behind the Apple, Google Subscription Plans

Popular Science has been at the front of the pack in terms of early adoption since the start of the apps race. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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‘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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London Library offer e-book loans for first time

The London Library has started offering e-book loans to its members for the first time in a partnership with OverDrive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:23:57 UTC ]
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Transforming the digital offer for public libraries

As the national library of the United Kingdom, the British Library’s mission is to make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment.  This means making our own buildings and online offers engaging for everyone, as well as working in partnership... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 13:05:14 UTC ]
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An Award-Winning Debut Novel About Innocence Shattered Offers Terror and Solace

“The Discomfort of Evening,” by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, winner of this year’s International Book Prize, is about strictly religious dairy farmers mourning a son’s death. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-08 16:16:33 UTC ]
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Ninety writers offer their thoughts on life during a pandemic

“Alone Together,” edited by Jennifer Haupt, is a timely gift for the quarantined reader. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Melissa Faliveno’s ‘Tomboyland’ essays offer funny, moving explorations of self and society

Faliveno is an excellent essayist, expertly braiding seemingly disparate threads into engrossing tales. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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France’s New Éditions Lulee: A Subscription Model in Kids’ Books

The way Julie Galodé in Dinan thinks she can beat the market and make a go of a new boutique children's book house is with a subscription. The post France’s New Éditions Lulee: A Subscription Model in Kids’ Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPG to offer Skills Hub to Singapore publishers

The IPG is to provide members of the Singapore Book Publishers Association with the use of the Skills Hub, as part of a new licensing agreement.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 17:07:54 UTC ]
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Laurence King Publishing offers Woolf essay early to bookshops

Laurence King Publishing is branching out with the first standalone volume of Virginia Woolf’s essay How Should One Read a Book? featuring a new introduction and afterword by author Sheila Heti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Taste of Sugar’ offers a thrilling look at Puerto Rico’s history through the tale of one couple’s struggle to survive

Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Gehrig’s ghostwritten newspaper columns offer bromides from baseball great

Author Alan Gaff unearthed a series of articles and shaped them into “The Lost Memoir.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Raising a boy in 2020 is tough. Three new books aimed at fathers offer some guidance.

The father-son relationship is more complex than ever. And talking about the difficult stuff needs to start sooner. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

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

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ALA Offers Members Free, or Reduced Registration for 2020 Annual Conference

Thanks to a select group of sponsors, the fee for ALA members is just $60, and registration is free for any library professional who has been furloughed, laid off, or has had a reduction in hours. Registration closes on Wednesday, June 17, at noon (CT). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Libraries Offer Access to Graphic Novels in Pandemic

Facing closures and budget shortfalls, libraries look for new ways to support graphic novels amid the ongoing pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Offers New Program for Indie Booksellers

Beginning today, the S&S programs will include dating on open invoices, extra discount and dating for a reopening order between now and the end of August, and enhanced terms for orders during the fall bookselling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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