Forest Bathing Strikes a Chord with Exhausted City Dwellers

A crop of new books about the therapeutic benefits of forest bathing, or simply spending time in nature, are coming from religion and spirituality publishers this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed's 'Real Women' Video Strikes Controversial Chord

How women are portrayed in photography has been a hot-button issue in publishing during the last several months. One could argue the spirited dialogue goes back a year to Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" effort, which went viral. At any rate, whether you find BuzzFeed Video's "Photoshopping Real... Continue reading at AdWeek

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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire strikes another two-book deal with Harriet Tyce

Headline's Wildfire imprint has acquired two new books from Harriet Tyce in a "major deal".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-12 16:59:45 UTC ]
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Illustrating Nick Carraway’s Infatuation with New York City High Life

The following is excerpted from The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel. * __________________________________ From The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. Copyright renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Adapted Text and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-09 08:47:44 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Brooks's 'Devolution' follows Bigfoot into the dark forest of terror

Ron Charles tracks the Sasquatch legend that won't die in Max Brooks's "Devolution" Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-08 08:25:32 UTC ]
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Puffin title to celebrate animals living in the cities

Puffin will publish Wild Cities, a non-fiction title by Ben Lerwill, illustrated by Harriet Hobday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 21:00:45 UTC ]
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Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative City

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-03 10:40:37 UTC ]
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Riots Continue to Affect Twin Cities Shops and Bookstores

A second night of rioting in Minneapolis/St. Paul continues to affect booksellers located in the areas that have become scenes of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mekkiayah Jacobs: New York City Needs to Care For Its Homeless

Every year, Girls Write Now provides the opportunity for mentees to be published in a book form; in recent years, the print edition has been produced by Dutton, and the digital edition by the Feminist Press. Taking Our Place in History: The Girls Write Now 2020 Anthology invites you to witness... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-20 08:47:16 UTC ]
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How 6AM City Is Rethinking Digital Media at a Local Level

From Greenville, S.C., to Lakeland, Fla., media company 6AM City is engaging audiences in communities across the southeastern U.S. with email newsletters in the spirit of The Skimm – but on a hyper-local level. In this episode, Co-Founder & COO Ryan Heafy discusses 6AM's business model,... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-05-18 12:31:36 UTC ]
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‘A tale of two cities’: The coronavirus is creating a barbell effect for publishers’ ad sales

The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon strikes deal for Big Ben story

HC's Avon Books is to publish debut The Clockmaker's Wife by Daisy Wood, which features Big Ben in a starring role.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 09:59:09 UTC ]
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Narrativia strikes deal to bring Pratchett's Discworld to TV

Sir Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels are being brought to TV in a deal which remains “absolutely faithful” to his original vision. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For codependents — yes, many of us are women — a book that feels like a powerful strike back

“Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls,” by Nina Renata Aron is both harrowing and essential. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pandemics have destroyed cities before. Could they do it again?

Charles Kenny, author of a forthcoming book on pandemics, is cautiously optimistic that cities will prevail in the era of COVID-19. Here, he talks to Richard Florida about how infectious diseases have shaped cities throughout history, how COVID-19 could impact urbanization, and why preparedness... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-14 11:15:24 UTC ]
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Fundraiser Buys City Lights Time to Plan

San Francisco's City Lights raised nearly half a million dollars on GoFundMe. The money was necessary to cover short term costs and buy time to form a viable strategic and succession plan for the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

One of the world's most famous bookstores was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak and asked for help to pay the bills Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-04-12 16:59:42 UTC ]
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