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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Fix Your Mood, Fix the World

'The Book of Moods' author Lauren Martin, says controlling one's emotional state helps others because calm is contagious. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The four best audiobooks of June to take you places

Hardboiled mysteries, obscure farming communities, and tales of home and family provide ample entertainment in June’s audiobook roundup. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-23 23:13:15 UTC ]
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The four best audiobooks of June to take you places

Hardboiled mysteries, obscure farming communities, and tales of home and family provide ample entertainment in June’s audiobook roundup. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-23 23:13:15 UTC ]
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The four best audiobooks of June to take you places

Hardboiled mysteries, obscure farming communities, and tales of home and family provide ample entertainment in June’s audiobook roundup. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-23 23:13:15 UTC ]
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Winterson, Black and O'Connor make Polari Prize longlist

This year's Polari Prize longlist sees titles from Jeanette Winterson, Dustin Lance Black and Joseph O'Connor in the running for the £2,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 05:03:35 UTC ]
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Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach

To make the company ' more representative of the world around us,' CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee. The post Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 20:55:22 UTC ]
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This Website Makes It Easier to Buy Anti-Racist Books From Black-owned Bookstores

In the weeks since the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, books about anti-racism have consistently topped bestseller lists. Many of these books have been purchased from the likes of Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To try and funnel some of these sales to Black-owned bookstores... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-19 21:16:38 UTC ]
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Bandcamp will make annual Juneteenth donations to the NAACP

Bandcamp has announced that this Friday, June 19, it will donate 100 percent of its share of sales to the NAACP legal defense fund -- and that it will do so annually. In its announcement, the music publishing platform cited the killings of George Flo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-19 08:30:48 UTC ]
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McGowan and Tan take CILIP medals with titles inspired by the natural world

Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 14:49:12 UTC ]
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Breaking the World So It Can Bud Again: On Ellen Bass’s “Indigo”

INDIGO, THE LATEST BOOK of poetry by Ellen Bass, reflects the unique perspective of an unusual poetic life and the complex traumas and pleasures of a thoughtful, observant sensibility. Bass published four books between 1973 and 1980 that you may not have heard of. On the back of I’m Not Your... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-17 17:00:43 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge tops the charts to make BookScan history

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has leapt into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, making her the first black British author to hit the weekly overall number one in the Nielsen BookScan era. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 07:29:33 UTC ]
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Fairies and their magical worlds have captivated us for centuries. Here are some of the books that did it best.

Emerging from the mist of British folk tales and beliefs, the Fae did not always resemble the cute winged creatures in Disney’s “Peter Pan.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-16 05:17:33 UTC ]
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DC is making HBO Max-inspired comic books for some reason

In addition to its originals and exclusives, HBO Max now has an original digital comic book series as well. Warner Media partnered with DC Comics to publish To The Max, which tells stories about “everyday people achieving their maximum potential,” ac... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-15 18:28:41 UTC ]
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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

Author Bernardine Evaristo becomes the first black British woman to top the UK paperback fiction chart. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-06-12 11:06:56 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Coalition Presses Tattered Cover to Make Changes

Controversy still swirls about the Tattered Cover after its co-owners' public declaration of neutrality on political issues. Although the store issued an apology, a coalition of individuals and literary organizations are demanding that the store become more inclusive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to make the direct sales process easier and quicker

In 2017, we came to a realization: Our jobs should be easier. We worked on opposite ends of the advertising and media buying process. Lynn came from the buy side as a digital media manager at Macy’s, who had also previously handled agency work. Mollie was on the sales side, working at AdTheorent... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-11 15:19:00 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Sejal Shah on Growing Up Indian in Non-Indian Places

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Sejal Shah, author of the memoir-in-essays This is One Way to Dance, published by the University of Georgia Press. Shah’s essays, many of which are about race, place, and belonging, were written over a span of 20 years,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 19:00:31 UTC ]
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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-10 18:50:00 UTC ]
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Lose yourself in the places that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien

“The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien,” by John Garth is a beautiful journey through the landscapes, cities and architecture that influenced the creation of Middle-earth. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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