Fitzcarraldo signs 'angry novel for our angry times'

Fitzcarraldo Editions is to publish Moving Kings, a "propulsive, incendiary" novel about faith, race, class, and what it means to have a home, by American novelist Joshua Cohen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize winners named in a ceremony filled with support for USC valedictorian Asna Tabassum

Winners at the 2024 L.A. Times Book Prizes included Ed Park for fiction, Ivy Pochoda for mystery/thriller and the pro-Palestinian commencement speaker whose name has become a rallying cry for free speech. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-04-20 05:08:39 UTC ]
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Double The Book Bans In Half The Time: PEN America’s Latest Book Ban Report

PEN's new report shows that book bans continue to rise and continue to target books by or about queer people and people of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

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1 year after the Pearson heist, no arrests and no sign yet of all that gold and cash

A year ago, police revealed that a massive amount of gold and money had been stolen from a warehouse at Toronto's Pearson airport. Despite intensive investigative efforts, no arrests have been made and the valuable cargo is still unaccounted for. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-04-14 08:00:00 UTC ]
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London: Tom Crewe Wins the Sunday Times’ Young Writer Award

Jury comments about the Sunday Times Young Writer-winning debut, 'The New Life,' call Tom Crewe's book, a 'tenderly sensual account of masculine sexuality.' The post London: Tom Crewe Wins the Sunday Times’ Young Writer Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gerald Levin, the former Time Warner CEO who engineered a disastrous mega-merger, is dead at 84

Gerald Levin, who led Time Warner Media into a disastrous $182 billion merger with the internet provider America Online, has died at the age of 84 Continue reading at ABC News

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Six Signs You’re in a Comics Shop

Wonder where you’ve wandered into—and why there’s a looming statue of an Ewok? How are comics shops different from general bookstores? If you’re asking that question, you definitely haven’t browsed a comics shop before. Here are six hallmarks that set the specialty retailer apart. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK: The Sunday Times Young Writer 2024 Shortlist

Praising 'their attentiveness to the world,' the 2024 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year jury names four authors to its shortlist. The post UK: The Sunday Times Young Writer 2024 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Raja Shehadeh, Yiyun Li and Maria Bamford among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The L.A. Times Book Prizes honor 66 works in 13 categories celebrating exceptional writing from authors at all stages of their careers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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What’s Next for Max Lucado? An End Times Book

‘What Happens Next,’ coming from Thomas Nelson in August, is the first book on the biblical end times by bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lifeway Rebounds from Rocky Times

CEO Ben Mandrell tells PW the turnaround strategy was to refocus on the original mission—serving pastors and church leaders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Time-efficient foreplay’: inside the funny, filthy world of erotic podcasts

From fan fiction about Disney cartoons having sex to raunchy shows from Hollywood stars, pornographic audio is podcasting’s hottest new trendHave you ever stood at the school gates, waiting to pick up your six-year-old, while secretly listening to fan fiction about Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy... Continue reading at The Guardian

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G/O Media Hangs ‘For Sale’ Sign Across Its Portfolio

Digital media company G/O Media is shopping around its portfolio of editorial assets in hopes of securing buyers for individual titles, part of a broader effort to divest the properties ahead of another challenging year for the media industry, according to four people... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Call of Duty didn’t top the yearly sales charts for one of the first times since 2009

Just like death and taxes, you can usually rely on a Call of Duty game to top the sales charts each year. The various entries in Activision’s warfare simulation franchise have mostly done just that, going all the way back to 2009. This year’s a bit different. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III has... Continue reading at Engadget

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Katherine Min was ahead of her time. Four years after her death, her second novel proves it

Katherine Min's Korean American debut novel was ignored. After she died in 2019, publishers worked to put out her second novel, 'The Fetishist.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Avid Reader Bets Big on Kaliane Bradley's 'The Ministry of Time'

An inside look at the debut speculative novel so charming that Avid Reader Press executive editor Margo Shickmanter preempted it from her bathtub. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AI: Copyright Challenges Now Include a New York Times Lawsuit

The newly launched lawsuit of OpenAI and Microsoft by The New York Times parallels legal actions from the book publishing industry. The post AI: Copyright Challenges Now Include a New York Times Lawsuit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Review: ‘A Hitch in Time,’ by Christopher Hitchens

This bracing anthology of Christopher Hitchens’s work for The London Review of Books is just the ticket. Continue reading at The New York Times

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