Dow hails Puffin's 'great new adventure in non-fiction' at summer party

PRH Children's m.d. Francesca Dow hailed Puffin’s “great new adventure in non-fiction” and the importance of literary adaption and evolution at Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party at the Natural History Museum last night. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 20:23:37 UTC ]
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The Risk, and Reward, of Turning from Memoir to Fiction

I feel creatively lost most of the time. It doesn’t matter if I’m beginning a fresh project, wading through the middle, or racing toward the end—I often find myself in a fugue state that makes it impossible for me to understand what I’m doing, even as I’m doing it. This is what I love about […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-05 09:48:59 UTC ]
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Revisiting Stephen Wright and Historical Fiction

This week, Kevin Wilson reviews Stephen Wright’s new novel, “Processed Cheese.” In 2006, Laura Miller wrote for the Book Review about “The Amalgamation Polka,” Wright’s novel about the descendant of both ardent abolitionists and unwavering slaveholders. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-31 10:00:10 UTC ]
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Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions

When third-party cookies vanish, publishers will need to find alternatives for a host of functions, including user profiling and audience analytics. The post Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-29 05:01:53 UTC ]
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Considering Zora Neale Hurston and the Legacy of Fiction

This week, Jabari Asim reviews a collection of short stories by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1978, Henry Louis Gates Jr. wrote for the Book Review about Robert Hemenway’s “Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 10:00:06 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. These are some of the best stories you can read right now online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:35:44 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins eight-publisher battle for Fowler's adventure series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has triumphed in an eight-publisher UK auction for début author Aisling Fowler’s Middle Grade magical adventure series Fireborn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 01:49:54 UTC ]
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Legend Times launches non-fiction publisher Hero

The Legend Times group has launched a new publisher called Hero, specialising in "inspirational and thought-provoking" non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 20:47:54 UTC ]
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Most Anticipated: The Great First-Half 2020 Book Preview

We seem to say this every year, but at 140-something books, this is truly our most gratuitously enormous Preview to date. The post Most Anticipated: The Great First-Half 2020 Book Preview appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-01-08 11:00:30 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about how science fiction has dealt with environmental change. It’s not all depressing.

Yes, much of it looks at how we will survive the apocalypse. But we also have the more hopeful genre of solarpunk Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-06 23:50:02 UTC ]
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15 Of The Best LGBTQ Science Fiction Books

If you're in the mood for a ragtag spaceship crew or queer superheroes living their best lives, check out this list of the best LGBT science fiction books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:39:51 UTC ]
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Roughing It in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Since I did a lot of camping in the last year, I've been noticing camping in sci-fi and fantasy all over the place! Let's take a tour. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-02 11:37:49 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-31 13:53:59 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-31 13:53:59 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-31 13:53:59 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Sonny Mehta, 'one of the greats'

Publishers, agents and authors have paid tribute to Sonny Mehta, chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, who died on Tuesday (30th December) at the age of 77 from complications from pneumonia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 20:17:15 UTC ]
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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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The 20 Best Books of a Decade That Unmade Genre Fiction

Two related events shaped the last 10 years in science fiction and fantasy—the most transformative we've seen in the history of the genres. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-12-29 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Was This Decade The Beginning Of The End Of The Great White Male Writer?

In the 2010s, the publishing industry finally wrestled with its problems with diversity. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2019-12-22 13:00:22 UTC ]
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Need a New Perspective? Try Historical Fiction.

An author and teacher says reading historical fiction is one way for adolescents to see beyond the present. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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