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'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst is finding success in YouTube, and is pouring more resources into programming

After Hearst acquired Clevver, the publisher’s food brand Delish will produce more shows out of the company’s LA studio. The post Hearst is finding success in YouTube, and is pouring more resources into programming appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-28 04:01:35 UTC ]
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Half of women over 40 say older women in fiction are clichés, survey finds

Fifty-one percent of women over 40 feel older women in fiction books tend to fall into clichéd roles, according to a new survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 07:03:41 UTC ]
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How Gyo Fujikawa Drew Freedom in Children’s Books

Sarah Larson writes about the illustrator Gyo Fujikawa, whose children’s books celebrated the beauty and power of the natural world and the earthly pleasures of the people walking around in it. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-21 19:01:35 UTC ]
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MacBook Pro recall: How to find out if your 15-inch Apple laptop is a fire hazard

Apple warns of fire safety risks in some 15-inch MacBooks sold from September 2015 to February 2017. If you bought a 15-inch MacBook Pro a few years ago, it could be a fire hazard. Apple has issued a recall for “a limited number” of laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-21 13:00:57 UTC ]
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Cannes #WednesdayWisdom. Plus, a lawsuit over sex toy ads: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today It’s Day 3 of Cannes Lions, the halfway point. For those missing out on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Two thirds of professional writers earn less than £10k, RSL survey finds

Sixty-seven percent of professional writers earned £10,000 or less in 2018, a Royal Society of Literature poll of more than 2,000 authors has found, with a room of one’s own still viewed as the most important requirement for a writing career 90 years on from Virginia Woolf’s seminal essay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 18:49:13 UTC ]
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Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright joins kids' plastic toy push

Actress Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley, meets children who are upcycling their toys. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-06-14 00:00:33 UTC ]
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Poll finds 90% of Canadians have fallen for fake news

Ninety per cent of Canadians say they have fallen for fake news online, with many listing Facebook as the most common source of misleading reports, according to a new international public opinion poll. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-11 04:01:00 UTC ]
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New Study Finds Google Receives an Estimated $4.7 Billion in Revenue from News Publishers’ Content

The News Media Alliance today published findings from a new study that analyzes how Google uses and benefits from news. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-10 15:10:50 UTC ]
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The Unexpected Profundity of Curious George

Rivka Galchen writes about Hans and Margret Rey, the creators of the Curious George children’s book series, who fled from the Nazis before ending up in New York. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-03 09:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Pete Holmes On Losing (and Finding) His Religion

Comedian Pete Holmes brings his serious/funny funny/serious take to the publishing world with 'Comedy Sex God' (Harper Wave, May), a book that is part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Finding an Audience for Books in Translation

For the past few decades, the main topic of conversation among those in the literary translation community has been about producing more titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Sourcebooks, PRH Finds a New Way to Grow

In taking a 45% stake in the Illinois publisher, Penguin Random House can let a good thing be and benefit at the same time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ESPN boss says it’s ‘all hands on deck’ to find younger audience

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro says the sports network is “all hands on deck” to attract more women and younger viewers, a crusade that includes a new streaming service launched last year. The Walt Disney Co.-owned cable giant introduced its ESPN+ online service a year ago, and it has drawn over 2... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-23 22:01:09 UTC ]
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Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots

As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-05-20 10:30:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More about Move Books’ Efforts to Get Boys Reading

On Thursday, May 30, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. join Move Books in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to learn about the books that will hook boys on reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Where Publishers and Librarians Find Their Happy Place

The march of technology has brought a slew of changes to libraries and publishers, and of course even to BookExpo, which continues to experiment with different formats to serve its various constituencies across the book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazines Find Breakthrough Efficiencies in the Pitching Process

Sponsored by Submittable By and large, magazines have adapted to the digital world. They’ve stabilized their workforce and continue to combat falling subscription rates. Yet, there are two areas where publishers are still adjusting to a new normal. First, the amount of content that writers,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking for Answers to Copyright at IAF Panel In NYC

At the annual meeting of the International Authors Forum in New York on April 15, the EU Copyright Directive and its consequences for publishers worldwide dominated the proceedings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins and Wiig to star in Haig's Boy Called Christmas movie

Shooting has begun on a Studiocanal and Netflix movie adaptation of Matt Haig’s children’s book A Boy Called Christmas (Canongate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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