Disguised as a boy, the heroine of ‘Curious Toys’ finds freedom — and answers

Elizabeth Hand’s novel is both a mystery and a fascinating exploration of gender. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Hastings Finds Merger Partner

Hastings Entertainment has agreed to merge with one of its biggest vendors and shareholders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Tied into Toys

Toy-based brands from Barbie to Bratz have long been a factor in licensed publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams’ The Boy in the Dress to be BBC film

BBC1 is to adapt David Walliams’ first book for children, The Boy in the Dress (... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parents push to end gender division of boys' and girls' books

Let Books Be Books campaign wins instant repsonse from publisher Usborne, in time for International Women's DayA campaign to break down gender divides in children's publishing has met with instant success, after one of the publishers under fire announced they will stop producing titles labelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Inks Digital Deal for 'A Suitable Boy'

Kobo will publish the first English-language digital edition of Vikram Seth’s 600,000 word novel "A Suitable Boy" in India. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: HGE Signs Capstone, Curious Fox

Hardie Grant Egmont will sell books from U.S. based Capstone Young Readers) and Curious Fox in the U.K. to readers in Australia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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January ABCs: home or away, it's hard to find the net

The pressure on newspaper website editors to stay in the top three can be intenseJanuary, the start of a new year in the digital premier league (as recorded by ABC). And it's the big three still on top: Mail Online, with 60 million monthly users in Britain and Ireland, and 130 million abroad, up... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hunting for New Customers at Toy Fair

Publishers’ expansion into new products as they strive to reach more retail channels was a major theme at New York International Toy Fair, held February 11-15 at the Javits Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Press freedom groups urge David Cameron to lay off The Guardian

A group of the world's leading press freedom bodies is calling on prime minister David Cameron to distance himself from the investigation into The Guardian over the leaks by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.The seven organisations also want Cameron to urge parliament to repeal the statute... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding the Value in Digital Publishing

Digital—readers, advertising, revenue—is growing, but publishers are managing that growth in different ways depending on where their value propositions lie. For a news-driven operation, that could mean emphasizing speed and developing paid products in niche verticals. It could be offering... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curious Fox expands team

Children’s publisher is expanding its team by appointing Helen Freeman to the newly created... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Anansi Boys will be adapted for TV

Author 'really thrilled' that American Gods and Anansi Boys will finally reach the screenTwo Neil Gaiman books are to hit the small screen at last – his 2001 novel American Gods and the sort-of follow-up Anansi Boys.Gaiman confirmed on his journal that American Gods – which up to last November... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British press freedom is under international scrutiny – and with good reason | Thomas Hughes

The fact a delegation is visiting the UK over the hostile response to the Guardian's reporting of the Snowden leaks, as well as the royal charter, should sound alarm bellsThis week, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has dispatched a delegation of editors and publishers from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global media mission arrives to investigate press freedom in Britain

Delegation from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers will investigate press regulationAn "unprecedented" press freedom mission to Britain by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) begins today.Representatives of the organisation are holding a series... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Survey Finds Most Authors Want to Earn More

The Digital Book World/Writer's Digest 2014 survey, which polled just over 9,000 authors, found that many, given the chance, would still opt for a traditional book deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Old media find their footing

The world of traditional media suffered so many earthquakes in 2013—Time Inc. getting set to spin off from Time Warner, The Washington Post selling for a song, New York magazine announcing the end of its weekly status—that one could be forgiven for thinking the sky will fall on the industry in... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Harris novel stimulates brain, finds study

Reading a novel stimulates the brain for days, US researchers have found. The study,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From frat boys to executives, Pikesville natives grow in the online photo business

Ryan Millman has come a long way since his college days of printing photos from frat parties. Now a full-blown manufacturer, he oversees a suite of four photo-related companies that churn out everything from T-shirts and photo books to canvas prints for major commercial retailers. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2013-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politically bankrupt China dare not tolerate freedom of the press | Will Hutton

Even as China's leaders promise a more liberal future for the country, they are suppressing those who would tell the truthThe year began with journalists from China's Southern Weekly striking because their paper had spiked a leader calling for constitutional protections for individual liberty at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom of speech doesn't entitle Duck Dynasty star to reality TV show | Jill Filipovic

Phil Robertson was suspended by A&E for bigoted comments in GQ. Conservatives cry foul, but it hardly violates his rightsThe right to free speech isn't just a fundamental American value; it's enshrined in the first amendment to our constitution. If only the most loud-mouthed among us... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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