Fifty Years Later, a New Novel Emerges

The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature, Soyinka is coming out with his first novel in almost 50 years, Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth. The post Fifty Years Later, a New Novel Emerges appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme returns for second year

The Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme which mentors new BAME critics is returning for a second round, following success for its inaugural programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty years of Man Booker winners to compete for one-off prize

The Booker Prize Foundation has revealed a new prize to mark its 50th anniversary which will put previous winners across five decades into contention for a one-off award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades Ltd made £10m profit last year

E L James’ own company Fifty Shades Ltd had a “very successful” year to the end of September 2014, with a turnover of £18.1m and profits of £9.8m. However, this was down significantly on the previous year, when the company generated £43m with a profit of £25m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Premonition of the Digital Humanities, Fifty Years Ago?

In 1964, the great science fiction writer Stanisław Lem published his philosophical magnum opus Summa Technologiae. But it wasn’t translated into English (from Polish) until two years ago. Lem’s book is an exhilarating take on the future of humanity. It jumps from idea to idea throughout science... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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12 years invisible: How Martin Pistorius emerged from a 'prison' of silence

Martin Pistorius was believed to be in a 'vegetative state' for 12 years, only to wake up and inform his caretakers he had been conscious. His triumph over adversity is captured in his memoir. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Fifty libraries have closed in the UK this year

The UK has lost nearly 50 libraries over the past year, according to full figures released today (11th December) by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Manchester marks fifty years of Clockwork Orange

An exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Anthony Burgess novel A Clockwork Orange opens... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DoubleVerify: Inflammatory and Misleading Content Spiked 83% Year Over Year Last November

Brands unwittingly spent a minimum of $235 million in advertising on sites linked to disinformation in 2019, according to Global Disinformation Index estimates, and digital media analytics, data and measurement platform DoubleVerify released a new report that examined three of the most important... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Bookstat chart: Fifty-Fifty shoots Cavanagh to the summit

Steve Cavanagh’s Fifty-Fifty (Orion) beat the odds to top the Bookstat e-book top 10 for the week ending 10th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Print market volumes up 18% year on year since bookshops reopened

Bookshops reopening since lockdown restrictions eased have boosted the market 18% in volume against the same period in 2019, with 14.6 million books sold since shop doors opened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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