DRM: A Model Of The Past?

In Germany, more and more publishing houses are abolishing hard DRM in favor of digital watermarks. Latest to follow the trend is Holtzbrinck. The post DRM: A Model Of The Past? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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In Germany, a Jewish Millennial Argues That the Past Isn’t Past

Max Czollek, whose first nonfiction book is a rebuttal to calls for integration, believes that his country must face its history with more honesty — and that those who are singled out shouldn’t try to fit in. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-16 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Mary Oliver looked 'past reason, past the provable'

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and essayist wrote lyrically about nature, but there's more to her work than meets the eye.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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Norman Lock’s ‘American Follies’ mines America’s flawed past for dazzling fiction

The latest installment in Lock’s American Novels series brings together P.T. Barnum and Susan B. Anthony. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-07 15:01:01 UTC ]
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Rowling reveals past trauma as she explains her gender views

J K Rowling has revealed she is a domestic abuse and sexual assault survivor, in an extended piece on her website dedicated to explaining her views on sex and gender issues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 09:07:50 UTC ]
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Writers of the past turned suffering into literary masterpieces. They might help us understand how to meet the challenges of our day.

Authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty among the ruins. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Denver's BookBar Switches Up Business Model

Denver's BookBar bookstore is marking its seventh anniversary by changing its business model to provide services beyond retail, such as a literary imprint, BookBar Press, and a writers-in-residence program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The past lives and present glories of the Louvre

James Gardner traces its evolution from a 12th-century fortress to the world’s largest museum. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Escape to the Past With These 5 Historical Manga

Need a break from the present? Dive into the past with these historical manga series, which feature epic quests, blood-soaked revenge, or gentle romance! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-14 10:36:45 UTC ]
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She thought her past was painful; then Stephanie Danler wrote about it

Readers thought Stephanie Danler's debut novel, "Sweetbitter," was autobiography. The reality, in her memoir "Stray," is far more painfully dramatic. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Crisis comms: gaining perspective from writers past

It’s just over a month since lockdown began. I don’t need to tell you about the uncertainties or worries, but at Riot the crisis has strengthened our raison d'etre: we exist to promote culture, because we know how culture can offer perspective during turbulent times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reconnecting With the Past Over a Meal of ‘Braised Pork’

In this debut novel by the Chinese author An Yu, male characters propel the heroine into a journey of self-discovery. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction: Discover New Truths in the Past

History books are great for sharing a macro-level view of the past, but historical fiction reveals truths about the way people lived in history. The post Historical Fiction: Discover New Truths in the Past by Eliot Pattison appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-04-04 12:00:35 UTC ]
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In ‘House of Glass,’ Hadley Freeman unearth’s the World War II-era secrets of her family’s past

The four siblings central to Freeman’s book, a history of a 20th-century Jewish family as much as a memoir, were outsized characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Authors Guild Unveils New Model Trade Book Contract

Using some or all of the clauses in the model contract, the Authors Guild said, will help ensure that writers receive the rights granted them under current U.S. copyright and contract law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Aging Media Network Serves Senior Care Professionals, But Its Business Model Is Young at Heart

[caption id="attachment_162389" align="alignright" width="270"] John Yedinak[/caption] John Yedinak, CEO of Aging Media Network, jokingly refers to himself as a college dropout who went to work with his “really smart brother,” George, to try and make his own business work. Yet the company the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-10 15:10:55 UTC ]
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A memoirist faces the consequences of revealing her family’s secret past

Helen Fremont’s parents were Holocaust survivors. Her new book “The Escape Artist” explores what happened when she shared that in a book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-20 15:00:00 UTC ]
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For William Gibson, Seeing the Future Is Easy. But the Past?

“Alternate history, in my opinion, is a more demanding game,” says the author of “Agency” and other science fiction novels, “if only because conventional historical fiction, like history, is itself highly speculative.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

On the day the 2019 honorees are to be unveiled, we recall recipients who have died in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

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