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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Author events need to break free of publication schedule, FutureBook told

Events should be used to build long-term audiences for writers and their books rather than just being built around publication dates and sales, a Futurebook panel has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 19:17:49 UTC ]
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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-23 08:00:49 UTC ]
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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club

On UNICEF's World Children's Day, the IPA reminds international publishers that their children's books can be part of the SDG Book Club. The post On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 13:09:40 UTC ]
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7 Standup Comedy Memoirs That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

Writers of literary fiction are supposed to disdain celebrity memoirs. They’re sucking up all the big advances and lowering the bar of what’s supposed to be Literature, right?  But I’ve got a dirty reading secret. I love celebrity memoirs, particularly by standup comedians (and not just because... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Health warning! FutureBook may contain the following allergens...

Look around your office: barely distinguishable from Deliciously Ella’s IG feed, right? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 12:08:42 UTC ]
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How Conde Nast plans to make money from Instagram TV

Conde Nast has greenlit a half-dozen series for IGTV designed to anchor ad programs that will sew many different Facebook ad products together at once. The post How Conde Nast plans to make money from Instagram TV appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-11-18 05:01:31 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

The Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist has been revealed, with titles from David Hockney, Martin Gayford and Alastair Humphreys in the running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 07:31:44 UTC ]
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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

"When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 05:41:57 UTC ]
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Seymour wins FutureBook audio competition

William Seymour has won The Future AudioBook Originals competition with his short story "Interviewing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:32:18 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:29:17 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’

With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones' James Daunt among its keynotes. The post FutureBook Live 2019 Ramps Up: Maintaining ‘the Cultural Caché of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-12 16:00:23 UTC ]
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Amazon offers teachers a place to sell resources they create

Amazon has opened a storefront and publishing platform for people to buy and sell K-12 educational materials. People who create such resources can upload them for others to purchase. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-11-12 15:32:00 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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The Memoir of a Political Prisoner Who Never Stopped Imagining a Better World

Virtually none of us will ever know what Ahmet Altan has gone through, and continues to live through. After the 2016 Turkish coup d’etat attempt, the writer was arrested along with his brother on such claims as “sending subliminal messages to coup supporters.” In 2018, they were sentenced to... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-11 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Authors Weigh in on Politics: ‘Words Make a Difference’

Use 'bribery' or 'extortion,' not 'quid pro quo,' writes Roxana Robinson to the 'Times,' as the Authors Guild slams Justice's letter to Hachette. The post Authors Weigh in on Politics: ‘Words Make a Difference’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-11 03:23:29 UTC ]
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BBC panel defend Cooper's Riders on 100 Novels That Shaped Our World list

The panel who picked a BBC list of 100 Novels That Shaped Our World have set out the reasons for their choices, including defending the appearance of Riders by Jilly Cooper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 17:18:37 UTC ]
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