City targets $5 million illegal Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords for operating a ring of illegal short term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, Booking.com and Homeaway.com. The... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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Andy Serkis records Lord of the Rings audiobooks for HarperCollins

HarperCollins is releasing a new unabridged audiobook of J R R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in three parts in September, read by Andy Serkis, who starred as Gollum in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 11:53:26 UTC ]
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The Most Bookish Cities in the World

Here are some of the most bookish cities in the world, from the city with the most libraries to the best city for writers to live. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-02 10:38:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 5, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Jessica Chiarella, Kristen Radtke, and Claire North. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 5, 2021

Congressman Ro Khanna sells a book about tech to S&S, Orbit buys a debut epic fantasy trilogy, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Opens Applications for $135 Million in Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is now accepting applications for $135 million in grants tied to the American Rescue Program established by Congress in March. Grants start at $50,000 and the deadlines range between the end of July and late September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Gives $1.1 Million to Bookstores, Comic Shops

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation has announced that its Survive to Thrive grant program will award a total of $1.1 million to 115 bookstores and comic shops: 99 stores will receive $10,000 and 16 will receive $7,500. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in June

Among our picks: ‘The Other Black Girl,’ by Zakiya Dalila Harris and ‘Hairpin Bridge’ by Taylor Adams Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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St. Mark's Comics to Reopen in Brooklyn’s Industry City

St. Mark's Comics, the venerable East Village comics, graphic novel and pop culture retailer that closed in 2019 after 36 years, announced plans to reopen with a new store in Industry City in Brooklyn on July 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Contemporary Literary Fiction Books That Are Game-Changers

If you want to do some serious reading to reflect on humanity and its many aspects, these 5 contemporary literary fiction books are for you, including A Burning By Megha Majumdar. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-28 10:38:00 UTC ]
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The 1923 novel ‘Nordenholt’s Million’ explores issues unnervingly familiar in the Trump-covid era

The book, written by a British chemist, imagines a wealthy tycoon’s disturbing plan to save (some) humans from a biological disaster. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 16:14:54 UTC ]
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Historic Home of Warwick's Saved After Friends Raise Millions

More than 30 people raised $8.35 million to buy the building that houses Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla, Calif., saving it from having to move from where it has operated since 1952. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'I believe in romance': remembering Valerie Parv, the Australian author who sold 34 million books

The author of 70 novels translated into 29 languages, Valerie Parv has passed away just before her 70th birthday. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-04-30 05:02:04 UTC ]
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L.A. County and city libraries will reopen soon. Here's what to expect

Face masks and social distancing will be enforced. Signs will direct foot traffic, and furniture and bookshelves have been reorganized. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 15:00:47 UTC ]
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5 Audiobooks for Celebrating the Stories of Trailblazing Women

In an attempt to take the subject beyond March, this month’s audiobook recommendations shine a light on women’s history, known and unknown, heralded and not. Viewing the glass as half-empty, it’s dispiriting how many of these stories remain untold, forgotten, or misunderstood. But let’s be... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-05 08:49:04 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 5, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Abby Jimenez, Jeff VanderMeer, and Paul Herron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 5, 2021

William Morrow preempts a debut novel by Liz Stein, Michelle Tea sells a memoir about the reproductive industrial complex to Dey Street, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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HarperCollins will acquire the trade division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $349 million.

Only three months after the high-profile merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, The New York Times reported earlier this morning that HarperCollins, one of publishing’s “Big Five,” will acquire Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books and Media—Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-29 14:25:08 UTC ]
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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

A first look at the new report on Europe's book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic. The post Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-26 15:57:21 UTC ]
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In the ’80s, she wrestled as Mad Maxine. Now her debut novel takes readers inside the ring.

Writer Jeannine Mjoseth was looking for adventure when she turned to professional wrestling. She got plenty of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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