For the first time, Polar Express Train Ride will come to L.A.

Tickets are on sale for the holiday ride based on the popular children's book by Chris Van Allsburg, who will also appear for signings of "The Polar Express." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-30 13:00:45 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club rides with 'The Compton Cowboys' in June

Summer reading: Author Walter Thompson-Hernández joins Times readers June 24 to discuss the legacy of "The Compton Cowboys." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-21 14:00:06 UTC ]
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The train ride that brought Lincoln to D.C. — and introduced him to the nation

Ted Widmer explores how the president-elect used a 13-day trip to prepare for his new role. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom of Expression: Authors Guild Teams With LitNet in ‘Not Normal Times’

Asserting the value of 'the voices of refugees, writers, and translators from the Arab world,' the author-advocacy organization speaks out. The post Freedom of Expression: Authors Guild Teams With LitNet in ‘Not Normal Times’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Girl on the Train breaks all-time book sales record

Paula Hawkins’s novel has now been top of the UK hardback book chart for 20 weeks, outlasting even Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol• How Paula Hawkins wrote ‘the new Gone Girl’A record set six years ago by Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol was broken this week by Paula Hawkins’s dark thriller The Girl on the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With 'Orphan Train,' Author Finds Bestsellerdom Fifth Time Around

Sixty thousand is the number of copies Christina Baker Kline thought her newest book, "Orphan Train," might sell in her "wildest dreams." For a midlist author on her fifth novel, it was a lofty number. It turns out, it was also way too low. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Behind Time Inc. Purchase of American Express Publishing Lies a Long History

After a two-decade-long relationship between the magazine giant Time Inc. and American Express, Time Inc. plans to close quickly on its purchase of American Express’s publishing division. “This 20-year courtship is finally bei ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

Leaders of content-to-commerce initiatives at three global news media companies shared in-depth looks at how those projects started and how they are Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-18 19:00:36 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride may conjure a new path for theme park rides

The opening of Universal Studios' new Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood brings to the West Coast what many consider the grandest theme park attraction in North America. A mix of fully realized sets — including a steamy, fire-breathing dragon — as well as screens interspersed with actors... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

When Matt Prohaska joined The New York Times as its first-ever programmatic advertising director, he claims to have begun meetings by drawing blood from his arm. "I wanted to show everyone I was human," he said.There was no actual bloodshed. Mr. Prohaska, hired in April after running his own... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp: After Time Warner Split, Our Cash Will Stay Ours

Joe Ripp started his new job as CEO of Time Inc. only three weeks ago, but he's already caught the attention of staffers by saying the executive suite had for too long been a place "where ideas go to die." He'll need their imagination and commitment going forward as parent company Time Warner... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner names Joseph Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Time Warner Inc. has named Joseph Ripp the next CEO of Time Inc., resolving one big question as the publishing unit prepares to strike out on its own but surprising observers who had bet on another candidate.Mr. Ripp is CEO of OneSource Information Services, a business information provider. He... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Names Joe Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Ripp is a Time Inc. veteran, working at the magazine company from 1985 until 1999, serving as CFO from 1993. In 1999 he became CFO of Time Warner Inc. until its merger with America Online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazine biz this year

Time Warner Inc. will spin off its magazine business later this year, turning the nine-decade-old publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated into a separate publicly held company.The board authorized management to proceed with the plan after a review of options, the New York-based media... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Dumps Time Inc., and Wall Street Loves It

Even if the Meredith deal doesn't go through - and it should - Jeff Bewkes is out of the magazine business. Investors are partying like it's 2007. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner in talks to sell part of Time Inc.

Time Warner is in talks to sell a large portion of its Time Inc. magazine division, including People, InStyle and Real Simple, according to a report Wednesday afternoon by Fortune.Headed for Meredith, Berkshire Hathaway or nowhere new after all?Fortune is itself a Time Inc. magazine but reported... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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