Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugees

There are still some people who believe it's better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this week to raise $1 million for Syrian refugees in just 31 hours, through a donation drive arranged by five bestselling authors. The Compassion Collective, comprised of writers Cheryl... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 14:26:57 UTC ]
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Random House Raises First Printing of New Dr. Seuss to 1 Million

Random House Children’s Books will increase the first printing for previously undiscovered Dr. Seuss title 'What Pet Should I Get?' to 1 million copies. The post Random House Raises First Printing of New Dr. Seuss to 1 Million appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Distributor Magnify, a Web Video Curator, Raises $1 Million

Magnify, a video distribution and curation startup, has raised $1 million from a group of investors that includes TED conference producer Chris Anderson and Chris Kelly, Facebook's former chief privacy officer. Magnify, which has previously raised $4.2 million over five years, helps publishers... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Here’s what you need to know about the book club service that just raised $40 million.

This morning, PR Newswire broke the news that Literati, an “innovative literary brand,” has just raised 40 million dollars in Series B funding. Among its investors is NBA giant Steph Curry. If you’re anything like me, you may have some questions, among them: What’s the $40 million being used... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'Midnight Sun' Tops 1 Million Copies Sold in First Week

Stephenie Meyer’s 'Midnight Sun' sold more than 1 million copies across all formats last week, Little, Brown reported. The success continues a string of big first-week sales performances for books released during the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S4 Capital Hopes to Raise $126 Million to Further Expand Through Mergers

Martin Sorrell's S4 Capital proposed a new share offering today in hopes of raising $126 million (or 100 million euros) to further its expansion through mergers and acquisitions. The disclosure was made as part of S4 Capital's latest trading update where the company, which houses digital media... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-15 20:58:21 UTC ]
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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Libraries Saved Cheryl Strayed

As a girl, the author of “Wild” and “Tiny Beautiful Things” spent hours studying Scholastic book club catalogs. But “my family was too poor to pay for the books,” she says. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Libraries Saved Cheryl Strayed

As a girl, the author of “Wild” and “Tiny Beautiful Things” spent hours studying Scholastic book club catalogs. But “my family was too poor to pay for the books,” she says. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Most Investors Don’t Want to Touch Media Anymore. But Axios is Going to Raise Another $20 Million.

A few years ago, investors were eager to throw money at digital media startups. Not anymore. But there are some Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Restaurant software startup raises $5 million

Fairfax restaurant software startup MarginEdge Co. has raised $5 million in fresh funding, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from New York-based In Good Company Hospitality. It brings its total funding since MarginEdge's founding in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Group Nine Media Raises $50 Million from Discovery, Axel Springer

Group Nine Media just raised $50 million from lead investor Discovery Inc. and partner Axel Springer SE, the company announced Monday. The digital media holding company also hinted that acquisitions may be on the horizon with the new increase in funds. Discovery initially invested $100 million... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘City of Girls,’ a young woman discovers the joys of sex

The novel argues for the right to sexual relations without the frisson of sexual relations. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Refinery29 looks to raise $20 million

Digital media company Refinery29 is looking to raise up to $20 million through a new funding round, according to a recent SEC filing. The filing was spotted by Axios, which reports the startup will... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants

Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year. The post Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 01:30:39 UTC ]
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Palm Coast Data Sold to Irish Magazine Publisher for $1 Million, Plus Rent

Palm Coast Data (PCD), the Florida-based provider of subscription and ecommerce fulfillment services to magazine publishers including F+W Media, MotorTrend Group and New York Media, has been sold by former longtime owner AMREP Corp. in exchange for $1 million in cash. The buyer, Studio... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Syrian refugee inspired tale sells to HCG

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired a picture book inspired by the refugee crisis in Syria by Rachel Ip and Anneli Bray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jim McKelvey’s latest venture raises $20 million

Based in Clayton, Invisibly is seeking to help publishers monetize digital content they put on the internet. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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