Covid diaries: the members manager

Almost two years ago, I bought my mother an Alexa Show. Recently, I’ve been thinking about it and how it played a huge role during my lockdown, alongside other technology. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:35:40 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the members manager

Almost two years ago, I bought my mother an Alexa Show. Recently, I’ve been thinking about it and how it played a huge role during my lockdown, alongside other technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:35:40 UTC ]
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Translating Fang Fang’s Wuhan Diary amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Michael Berry, by King Yu

Interviews   Michael Berry is a professor of Asian languages and cultures and director of the Center for Chinese Studies at UCLA. He has published extensive works on addressing the richness and diversity of Chinese art and culture in sinophone... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-24 15:28:04 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: Caoimhe Fox

Pre-Covid, I held the impression that working from home was a luxury of the suburban homeowner. Mature folk who start the day with freshly squeezed juice followed by a relaxing morning at the helm of a mahogany desk. When I occasionally worked from home, I used to feel like an imposter and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 05:55:22 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: Ore Agbaje-Williams

The first time I’d worked from home – in February 2019 – I’d had a wisdom tooth taken out and the swelling made me look like Frankenstein’s monster. An understandable reason for not wanting to be in the office, and not needing to be. I worked from my room, didn’t have a desk and had never even... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 00:49:08 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the education entrepreneur

Walking into the office and seeing the team working away has quickly become the highlight of my day. Over lockdown, I found working from home a really lonely experience and have been so grateful for the slow transition back into the office. The experience, however, was made even more challenging... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 05:53:01 UTC ]
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Covid diaries: the bestselling author

It's no secret that most authors are introverts. That doesn't mean that we don't enjoy bookshop events and literary festivals. Who doesn't love talking about their books or their writing process? But afterwards, we are spent, drained of energy, and need to recharge. Writing is a solitary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 01:39:18 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: How Covid Fostered DK's Transatlantic Collaboration

The CEO of DK U.K. explains how the shift to remote work provided a vital connection to the U.S. and introduced new practices that helped grow sales by 20%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Announces Three New Board Members, Introduces New Board Executives

In addition to announcing changes to its executive committee, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation this week named three new board members: Christian publisher Chriscynethia Floyd, former Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs, and Vermont bookseller Emma Kaas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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TechMagic Podcast: Murderbot Diaries and the Adobe-Figma Merger Failure

On this week's episode of TechMagic, host Cathy Hackl and guest host Lee Kebler discuss Hackl's finished manuscript for her fifth book written with a previous guest, Irena Cronin, called Spatial Computing: An AI-Driven Business Revolution. Kebler thinks spatial computing... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-12-20 20:22:23 UTC ]
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We Need Your Help: Support Lit Hub, Become a Member

Dear Lit Hub Reader, We need your help. For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. Now, as one of the last independent book-focused publications on the internet, we want to cover an even larger part of that world. Because of you, Lit Hub has […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-15 08:22:22 UTC ]
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Read these great books published by Lit Hub staff members in 2023.

As you probably know, Literary Hub is produced by a small staff; most of us are writers, and/or moonlight as editors on other projects. This year, four of our number—that would be 36% percent of full time Literary Hub staffers, not too shabby—published books, which is certainly worthy of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-11 17:52:31 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members

A deep bench of experience, from Penguin Random House and Disney to TikTok and YouTube, is on Simon & Schuster's new board of directors. The post Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-07 21:21:07 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Board Announced: Members Come from Disney, TikTok and Publishing

The publisher’s new board of directors has expertise spanning the life cycle of a book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-07 14:45:23 UTC ]
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Richard Sarnoff, Madeline McIntosh Among New Simon & Schuster Board Members

Following the purchase of Simon & Schuster by private equity firm KKR, the publisher has named its new board of directors, which includes S&S CEO Jonathan Karp, industry veteran Richard Sarnoff, and former Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group, Hachette UK to Move Under United Management Team

Under what it calls a "new English-language management structure," Hachette Livre has named Hachette UK CEO David Shelley head of both Hachette Book Group and HUK, while current HBG CEO Michael Pietsch will retire as CEO and serve as chairman of the new group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BU finds Ibram X. Kendi's antiracist research center managed funds properly, despite turmoil

Boston University said Tuesday that its initial inquiry into the antiracist research center run by best-selling author and academic Ibram X Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-11-07 17:58:34 UTC ]
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Harvey Awards to Induct 6 New Hall of Fame Members

The inductees will be honored at New York Comic Con on Oct. 13. Five are from the world of superheroes, and one is a pioneer of underground comics. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-03 14:00:11 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Scribe is up to 22 percent off for Prime members

Amazon has rolled out a new Kindle Scribe sale for Prime members. Each configuration of the 10.2-inch ereader is up to 22 percent off, which brings the base version with 16GB of storage and Amazon's "Basic Pen" stylus down to $265. That's $75 off the device's usual price and only $10 more than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-19 15:15:36 UTC ]
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ALA Seeks Member Input on 'Freedom to Read Statement' Revision

In the midst of a historic attack on the freedom to read, the American Library Association has announced a series of "listening sessions" which could lead the first revision of the landmark Freedom to Read statement since 2004. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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