Dzanc Drops Novel Criticized for Islamophobic Themes

Dzanc Books responded to a week of controversy aroused by a new release, 'Siege of Tel Aviv,' by reverting the rights back to the author, Hesh Kestin. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s upgrades to its entry-level Kindle should finally silence critics

Last year, Amazon spiffed up the Kindle Paperwhite, infusing its mid-tier e-reader with an array of premium hardware upgrades. The tweaks were enough to push the humbler entry-level Kindle firmly out of the spotlight given its inferior screen, lower number of front light LEDs, and lack of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-09-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite drops to $110, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

Labor Day is rapidly approaching and we're already starting to see more tech deals pop up across the web. Amazon discounted a bunch of its own gadgets this week, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, its Signature Edition and the Kindle Oasis, as well as a bunch of Fire TV Sticks and Fire... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-19 13:15:16 UTC ]
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Reach warns on ad slowdown and 40% drop in programmatic yields

National and regional news publisher says Ukraine war coverage is turning off brands. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2022-07-26 10:13:19 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Start July with 8.8% Drop

Sales of print books began the second half of 2022 on a down note, with units falling 8.8% last week compared to the week ended July 10, 2021. The sales pattern was a familiar one, with gains in adult fiction not enough to offset deep declines in adult nonfiction and the juvenile segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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His First Novel Was a Critical Hit. Two Decades Later, He Rewrote It.

Many fiction writers wind up wishing they could redraft their early works. Akhil Sharma actually did. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-12 13:49:06 UTC ]
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The Apple TV 4K drops to $150, plus the best early Prime Day deals you can get

With Amazon Prime Day only a few days away, the early deals are in full swing. Prime members can pick up things like Echo Dots, Kindles, Fire TV devices and more for less right now, while anyone can pick up the latest Apple TV 4K for one of the best prices we've seen. Roku has also discounted... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-07-08 15:45:42 UTC ]
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Pamela Paul criticized for anti-trans opinion about the word 'woman'

After the former book editor of the New York Times published an Op-Ed decrying trans-inclusive language, the online literary community spoke out. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-07 19:21:33 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dropped 9% Last Week

As sales of nonfiction continued to struggle, unit sales of print books fell 9.4% last week compared to the week ended June 26, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Apple TV 4K drops to $130, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

If you're still hunting for the perfect gift for dad ahead of Father's Day this weekend, a bunch of our favorite gadgets are on sale right now. The Apple TV 4K remains discounted to $130, its cheapest price yet, and a couple of colors of the AirPods Max are $120 off. Amazon's Fire tablets and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-06-17 15:30:52 UTC ]
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Critics Blast James Patterson For Saying White Writers Are Struggling To Get Work

The author, who is white, told British newspaper The Times that job difficulties were "another form of racism." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-06-13 08:03:37 UTC ]
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Interview with an Indie Press: Dzanc Books

Dzanc Books—a nonprofit independent publisher based in Ann Arbor, Michigan—was once described by one of its authors as publishing the “books that don’t want to be movies.” In addition to pursuing this mission with an eclectic mix of publications—including those by Roy Kesey, Laura van den Berg,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-27 08:50:00 UTC ]
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Midge Decter, social critic and leader of neoconservative movement, dies at 94

She was a longtime contributor of Commentary magazine, where her husband Norman Podhoretz was editor. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-09 20:57:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dropped 12% Last Week

Print unit sales were down in every category last week compared to the week ended April 24, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, resulting in an overall decline of 12.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In critic Margo Jefferson’s memoir, a life is refracted through art

The Pulitzer winner relates her story, and nuanced ideas about race and family, via a series of encounters with literature, music and painting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-22 12:00:39 UTC ]
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Apple's third-gen AirPods drop to $150, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

A number of gadgets remain on sale as we head into the holiday weekend. Apple's latest AirPods remain $30 off and down to $150, and you can pick up the AirPods Pro for $175. Certain colors of the Apple Watch Series 7 are on sale for as low as $313, plus you can save on a bunch of Surface devices... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-15 15:45:19 UTC ]
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A winner of this year’s Windham-Campbell Prizes dropped out of the literary scene for 40 years.

New hero alert: Wong May, the winner of this year’s $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize in poetry, who expressed surprise at the award given than she has consciously eschewed the literary world in favor of the work itself. On the Windham-Campbell website, Wong May has one of the all-time great... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-29 19:56:25 UTC ]
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Apple's AirPods Pro drop to $175, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

A slew of gadgets went on sale this week and many remain discounted as we head into the weekend. A number of Apple devices are on sale right now, including the AirPods Pro for $175, the iPad mini for $459 and the new iPad Air with the M1 chipset for $570. Elsewhere, Amazon's Fire HD 8 table is... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-25 15:45:31 UTC ]
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Key Themes of Jorge Luis Borges’ Stories

The inventive and philosophical short stories of the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) take in a range of themes. Like many other authors, Borges had a set of preoccupations which he revisited time and again in his fiction, and a number of his stories are variations on the same […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-03-22 15:00:53 UTC ]
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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

The NBCC Awards are the only awards in the U.S. chosen by book critics. Here are the winners for books published in 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-18 15:45:58 UTC ]
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