Faber to answer the Big Questions

Faber has acquired at title attempting to answer life's awkward questions, Big Questions from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Losses, Big Questions for Amazon

Amazon's release of its third quarter financial results Thursday afternoon gave analysts and investors lots to think about as the giant e-tailer posted a large quarterly loss, forecast the possibility of a loss for the fourth quarter and had slowing growth in its media segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wyden, Eshoo Question Big Five Publishers Over Their Library E-book Practices

The lawmakers seek a wide range of information not only on the publishers’ digital library practices, but also on the economics of the market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A ‘money pit’ dog, an ailing owner and one big question

Journalist Martha Teichner tells the story of how she gained a pet and a friend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to: * Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections)  Éireann Lorsung (The Century) Christa Parravani (Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 09:48:28 UTC ]
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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Oliver Jeffers answers readers pressing questions

Oliver Jeffers, children's author and illustrator answered readers questions, submitted via Twitter.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Is J.K. Rowling transphobic? Who is Maya Forstater? Your questions about the U.K. scandal answered

Gender policy is splitting the U.K. in two this week. Across the pond, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is being crucified online, blasted as “transphobic” and a “TERF,” after she tweeted the hashtag #IStandWithMaya. Who is Maya? What’s a TERF? We have answers.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-19 15:21:28 UTC ]
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A new book for those who don’t want millions, but an answer to their questions

A.C. Grayling’s “The History of Philosophy” delves into the thinkers who explored who we are and what it all means. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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Lily Allen correctly answers the question “Which book do you wish you’d written?”

Lily Allen, who once wrote a song about what a loser her brother Theon Greyjoy was, took The Guardian‘s “Books That Made Me” questionnaire, and landed on the objectively correct answer to the question of which book she wishes she’d written: “All of the Harry Potter books, for obvious reasons.” I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-19 14:57:05 UTC ]
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Milner answers football fans' questions in Quercus acquisition

Quercus has signed a book by Liverpool and England footballer James Milner, promising to answer all his fans’ questions about what goes on in a professional player’s life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions

In fiction, thriller writer Sebastian Fitzek tops the list of Germany's bestselling books in 2018. In nonfiction, the top-selling title is Michelle Obama's 'Becoming.' The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’

Kevin Systrom said Instagram and Facebook realize media companies are important to their ecosystems and want to make sure publishers thrive there. The post Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DfE has 'questions' to answer over maths textbook scheme

Colin Hughes, chair of the Publishers Association's Education Publishers Council, has called into question the Department for Education's (DfE) method of evaluating textbooks for its South Asian maths teaching programme, after just one textbook was approved for the scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books Seek to Answer Questions of Death and the Afterlife

From accounts of near-death expriences to ways of talking to kids about death, a wave of new books offer for the dying, the grieving, and the questioning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 11: Town Hall Looks at Bookselling’s Big Questions

Minimum wage, selling used books, a better search engine, financing for new booksellers, and an ongoing conversation on race and class were among booksellers' concerns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The big question: are books getting longer?

A new survey of bestsellers and critics’ picks has concluded that the average book is now 25% bigger than 15 years ago. But not everyone reads things this wayBooks are steadily increasing in size, according to a survey that has found the average number of pages has grown by 25% over the last 15... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Key Questions that Will Be Answered at the The Markets: Global Publishing Summit

The Markets Global Publishing Summit at the Frankfurt Book Fair is a platform where publishers can do business with international experts from seven markets. The post 7 Key Questions that Will Be Answered at the The Markets: Global Publishing Summit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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