FutureBook Hack: "You can make the world a better place"

Hackers at the first ever FutureBook Hack need to come up with ideas that will work in the real... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can we make sense of the world without reading stories? | Rachel Cooke

Last week, Ruth Rendell claimed that reading novels is a dying art. Sadly, she might have a pointNo one can say precisely why John Williams's novel Stoner has become a bestseller almost 50 years after its first publication. After all, plenty of books, "forgotten" or otherwise, are recommended by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 02:41:53 UTC ]
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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

No soccer players, no references to Rio de Janiero or Brazil. Is this any way to launch a World Cup campaign?Johnson & Johnson thinks so. The official health-care sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is kicking off its U.S. marketing effort for the games by hardly mentioning them.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In the darkly comic boarding-school world of ‘Oligarchy,’ being thin is everything

Scarlett Thomas continues her streak of turning complicated subjects into must-read novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 23:13:01 UTC ]
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Make Coffee, Do Crimes: Mugs Featuring Comic Book Villains

There is no way I can do crimes without making coffee first. Fill up one of these comic book villain mugs to start your morning off right. Or, very wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:39:29 UTC ]
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The Book People unable to secure buyer makes 155 redundant

The Book People made 155 of its staff redundant on Friday (10th January) after failing to find a buyer. The company will continue to trade online with retained staff "for as long as possible" and "whilst any remaining interest is explored", its administrators have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 16:53:47 UTC ]
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They wanted to remake the world; instead we got President Trump

Andrew Bacevich explains how America’s elites wasted the promise of the post-Cold War era. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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HCG signs new mischief-making series from Emer Stamp

Hachette Children’s Group is publishing a new fiction series from author and illustrator Emer Stamp—Stamp’s first for the Hachette Children’s Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 20:06:14 UTC ]
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Reading will supposedly make you a better person. That’s not the real reason to pick up a book.

Sure, novels can encourage empathy and other virtues, but what they offer is more subtle, more complicated, more important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 15:00:00 UTC ]
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15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. These are some of the best stories you can read right now online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:35:44 UTC ]
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Best known for her role on ‘Downton Abbey,’ Catherine Steadman is making a splash as an author

Her new book, “Mr. Nobody,” is a delightfully twisty follow-up to her debut, “Something in the Water.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-02 16:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Dear Edward,’ the world’s most famous orphan finds something to live for

Ann Napolitano has written a novel about the peculiar challenges of surviving a public disaster in the modern age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-31 17:24:50 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-31 13:53:59 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The ruthless Russian hacking unit that tried to crash Ukraine

We know what its 2020 election interference might look like, Andy Greenberg warns. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-26 21:42:02 UTC ]
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Kiley Reid | 'Those things aren’t her fault, but the fallacy of the American Dream makes her think that it is'

What is it like to be paid to be part of someone’s family? Kiley Reid’s début explores the uneasy nature of "transactional relationships". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 14:27:08 UTC ]
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Clare Pooley Makes a New Beginning In Her Debut Novel

With 'The Authenticity Project,' publishing in February, Clare Pooley reflects on sobriety and second chances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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