CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS won television’s weekly Nielsen crown, despite not having a prime-time football game, primarily because games on rival NBC and Fox had relatively lackluster showings Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2019-11-19 21:25:56 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 8, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Susan Elizabeth Phillips, William Barber, and Allison Montclair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 1, 2020

The #1 book in the country is ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games prequel. Plus Curtis Sittenfeld reimagines the life of ‘Rodham,’ and Bill Gates sends Disney exec Robert Iger on a wild ride. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 1, 2020

Among the big acquisitions last week were a history of four women who transformed the CIA and a sequel to 'The Henna Artist', which was Reese’s Book Club pick for May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp carnage: fine print reveals even greater hit to local journalism | The Weekly Beast

Suburban and regional papers won’t have standalone websites. Plus: ABC reposts tweet after backlashOf the 112 printed newspapers shut down by News Corp this week, 76 will survive as digital-only publications but the devil is in the detail.The suburban and regional papers – such as the Inner West... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-29 01:07:11 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

Led by 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her blockbuster Hunger Games series, unit sales of print books rose 5.5% last week over the week ended May 16 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Parties, May 26 to May 31

Lockdown Lit @ Lunch with Mary South and Erin Somers Tuesday, May 26, 2pm EDT Lockdown Lit @ Lunch, a new weekly salon that spotlights books published during the coronavirus  pandemic, hosts Mary South (You Will Never Be Forgotten) and Erin Somers (Stay Up with Hugo Best) for brief readings and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-26 16:02:55 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:38:15 UTC ]
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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic lows... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-05-25 15:30:13 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 1, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Masha Gessen, Wayétu Moore, and Lauren K. Denton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 25, 2020

‘The Henna Artist’ Alka Joshi’s debut novel the Reese’s Book Club pick for May, debuts at #16 in hardcover fiction. Plus pair of backlist titles offering advice on coping with adversity have seen renewed interest since Covid-19 took hold in the U.S., and Scott Turow returns for ‘The Last Trial.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of May 25, 2020

Among the big deals this week are Robin Desser’s first acquisition in her new role as editor-in-chief at Random House and Delacorte’s purchase of Kelly Oxford’s YA debut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 7.8% Last Week

After two weeks of consecutive double-digit growth, unit sales of print books fell last week compared to the week ended May 9, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, May 18 to 24

Virtual Author Series: Emma Straub and Judy Blume Monday, May 18, 7pm EDT Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair present Emma Straub and Judy Blume in celebration of Straub’s new novel All Adults Here. The authors and booksellers will discuss the delights and challenges of their craft, the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-18 16:01:57 UTC ]
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Puffin dreams big with week-long online festival

Puffin is launching a seven-day online festival in partnership with Waterstones on 8th June, The Festival of Big Dreams, featuring a range of its authors and illustrators including Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 04:40:29 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 25, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from James Lee Burke, Meryl Wilsner, and Loren D. Estleman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Economist Group Cuts 90 Employees, Takes 1843 Mag Digital-Only

The Economist Group is laying off 90 employees, about 7% of its 1,300 total staffers, the company said Friday, citing the business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The cuts primarily affected employees in events and client solutions roles, as well as TVC, the London-based content marketing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-15 15:03:09 UTC ]
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The Week in Books LIVE: Sesame Street, Slenderman, and DJ Murakami

Featuring the good news and the bad news from the week in books, the big titles everyone is talking about, the best reviewed books, adaptation news, and more… From Book Marks editors Dan Sheehan and Katie Yee. Discussed in this week’s episode: Haruki Murakami’s lockdown radio show Barnes &... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 08:49:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of May 18, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a new book by rapper Gucci Mane, a memoir of addiction and recovery by a politician and her son, and a nonfiction book by the cocreator of Showtime’s Billions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 18, 2020

‘All Adults Here’ by Emma Straub, the May Read with Jenna pick, debuts at #5 in hardcover fiction. Plus Mary Kay Andrews and Jennifer Weiner release their summer reads, and Katherine Applegate returns with ‘The One and Only Bob.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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