Get a sneak preview of John Chambers' upcoming book at Thursday's Pitch event

Former Cisco Systems Inc. CEO John Chambers has a book coming in September that he'll preview for attendees at Thursday night's Business Journal celebration of The Pitch. "I always thought a book about me would be something somebody would write after I was dead," Chambers said Monday morning. "I had no interest in doing it, kind of like my first acquisition. But I wrote it because I love to teach and coach and mentor." "Connecting the Dots" combines Chambers' recollections of key events in his… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:30:31 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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Books: National Book Award longlists, a fall preview and concern about ALOUD

Hi — I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times. This week in print you’ll find the Fall Arts Preview — books included. THE BIG BOOKS This fall brings books from Michelle Obama, Jonathan Franzen, Haruki Murakami, Michael Connelly, Stephen King and more; see our picks of books you won’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Festival of Books preview with Junot Diaz, Lawrence Wright, Lucy Jones and more

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg. I’m writing this after the L.A. Times met our soon-to-be owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Friday and I am looking forward to the new era at our paper. I caught up with him afterward and invited him to the L.A. Times Festival of Books next weekend. I don’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards crowned Event of the Year at PPA Awards

The Nibbies has won Event of the Year at this year's Professional Publishers Association's Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 04:12:10 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Nov. 16th to Nov. 22nd

Miami Book Fair Online Sunday, November 15 – Monday, November 23rd The Miami Book Fair is virtual this year, with all free and on demand content available starting November 15th. More than 300 authors in conversation will be streaming including, but not limited to Margaret Atwood (Dearly), Kwame... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-16 09:48:10 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: November 2020

A scholar’s exploration of Black biblical interpretation in ‘Reading While Black,’ a guide to ‘Making Peace with the Universe,’ and more books in the religion and spirituality category which are set to be released in November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon signs #PitMad pitch in two book deal

Avon Books has acquired world all language rights (including dramatic) to The Family Tree and one other thriller by authors Steph Mullin and Nicole Mabry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 18:36:13 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: October 2020

R&B star Lecrae’s personal memoir, an illustrated biography of the Dalai Lama, and a new Baxter Family novel by Karen Kingsbury are set for publication in October. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray reveals forthcoming books podcast with Stig Abell

Journalist Stig Abell is launching a literary podcast with John Murray—"Stig Abell’s Guide to Reading"—designed to tie in with the publication of his forthcoming book Things I Learned on the 6.28: A Guide to Daily Reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 01:11:40 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Oct. 12th to 18th

Books Beneath the Bridge: Greenlight Poetry Salon Monday, October 12, 7pm EDT For the eighth season of Books Beneath the Bridge, a literature series hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Greenlight Bookstore will be hosting a virtual edition of their quarterly Poetry Salon, hosted and curated by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-12 10:00:38 UTC ]
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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 05:45:33 UTC ]
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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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Natalie Portman’s upcoming children’s book is a collection of “gender-safe” fairy tales.

Natalie Portman knows a thing or two about fairy tales. Portman’s turn as a dancer whose life goes awry in Black Swan (2010) was, famously, a brooding take on Pyotr Tchaikovksy’s most famous ballet. Swan Lake itself was likely inspired by Russian and German folktales like Johann Karl August... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 16:54:30 UTC ]
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IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair

The International Publishers Association and Frankfurter Buchmesse are planning a series of events for the fair's professional program to address global challenges and opportunities. The post IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 12:05:00 UTC ]
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Richard Osman to write two more Thursday Murder Club books for Viking

Richard Osman, whose first novel The Thursday Murder Club this week becomes the fastest selling adult crime debut since records began, has signed a deal with Viking for two more books in the series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 19:31:57 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview September 2020

Among the many, many books being released in September are new titles by Lysa TerKeurst, singer Sara Evan, and bestselling novelist Beverly Lewis who returns with a book set in the Amish community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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