From Fan Fiction to TikTok: Long Live the Microgenre

With the rise of fan fiction publishing and TikTok, microgenres — genres that have defined and specific plots — have reached new heights. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-28 10:33:00 UTC ]
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'The Way We Live with Authenticity': PW Talks with Author and ‘Guncle’ Jonathan Merritt

The cultural commentator, speaker, literary agent, and author's first children's book 'My Guncle and Me' (Running Press) is a gentle, authentic story of Henry Higgleston, a young boy bullied and teased at school for being different until his “guncle” comes for a visit and shows young Henry that... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘They made it look so easy’: traditional craft of bookbinding rejuvenated for the TikTok age

Enthusiasts are customising their favourite works and being rewarded with wide social media followingThe videos often begin with every bibliophile’s nightmare: a person ripping the covers off a book.They are not vandals, however; they are bookbinders, taking part in a growing trend for replacing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-12 08:00:50 UTC ]
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Laura van den Berg’s Parallel Lives

In life and in her new novel, 'State of Paradise,' the author isn’t afraid to embrace uncertainty and the unknown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp quotes anti-immigration TikToker but fails to reveal ex-One Nation MP adviser role

Daily Telegraph featured Jordan Knight as a spokesperson for his self-founded Migration Watch• Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates• Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAn anti-immigration TikToker was featured in the Daily Telegraph as a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-04 00:00:27 UTC ]
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Taylor Swift, Adele, and Bad Bunny’s music returning to TikTok, thanks to a new UMG deal

The UMG artists’ music returns to the popular platform after a monthslong dispute. Artists from Universal Music Group, which include Taylor Swift, Drake, Adele, Bad Bunny and Billie Eilish, will be returning to TikTok as the two parties have struck a new licensing agreement following an... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2024-05-02 12:22:42 UTC ]
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At Newfronts, Condé Nast Calls Red Carpet Moments the New Live Sports

Digital media company Conde Nast unveiled a slate of new video programming at its NewFront presentation at Highline Stages in New York this morning, emphasizing its expanded efforts in the world of sports, news and live events. The company, which houses more than a dozen... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2024-04-30 18:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Deals for April 29, 2024

Murder aboard a claustrophobic space ship, an island hidden by magic, a tale of blood and loyalty, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Manga Fans Can’t Get Enough

Manga is so popular in North America that publishers are expanding to comics from across Asia, as Japanese publishers also invest in marketing directly to the West. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ByteDance promised to sue if the U.S. bans TikTok. Legal experts weigh in on what it means for users

In the event of a lawsuit, the U.S. government would likely argue national security issues. Legislation forcing TikTok’s parent company to sell the video-sharing platform or face a ban in the U.S. received President Joe Biden’s official signoff Wednesday. But the newly minted law could be in... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2024-04-25 14:12:32 UTC ]
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Doris Kearns Goodwin and husband Dick Goodwin lived, observed, created and chronicled the 1960s

A mix of history, memoir and biography, this book reflects on how time, perspective and stories left unwritten can shape our view of the past. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-04-24 10:00:41 UTC ]
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Predicting the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

With March Madness and the Super Bowl recently crowning champions and the Grammys and Oscars awarding music and movies, it’s finally time for the literary world to have its own big moment in the sun. And that can only mean one thing: It’s Pulitzer time! While there are many book awards that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-04-19 11:15:00 UTC ]
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Andrew O’Hagan Weaponizes Fiction

For the Scottish novelist and journalist, the novel is a way to fight political misinformation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2024: TikTok Pushes English-Language Book Sales in Europe

The growth of English-language book sales in continental Europe is on the rise, fueled by interest generated on TikTok and fed in large part by Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of online misinformation, these teens are learning how to sort fact from fiction

How teens learn about navigating the online world varies, but a pair of digital media literacy programs aim to get more Canadian students scrutinizing their social feeds. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-04-15 08:00:00 UTC ]
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10 New Works of Queer Fiction

Akwaeke Emezi, Rivers Solomon, and others offer realistic, fantastical, and experimental looks at LGBTQ life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New LGBTQ Fiction in Translation

Works by queer authors from Argentina, Catalonia, Syria, and beyond speak to U.S. readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Climate Fiction Author Sarah Ruiz-Grossman’s Favorite Cli-Fi Books

This Earth Day, settle into "A Fire So Wild," Sarah Ruiz-Grossman's debut novel about the societal impacts of climate change. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2024-04-05 09:45:24 UTC ]
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