Greg Mortenson speaks out in first interview since '60 Minutes' exposé

'Three Cups of Tea' author Mortenson was recently interviewed on NBC's 'Today Show,' the first such interview he has done since '60 Minutes' aired an exposé in 2011 alleging that he had fabricated parts of his memoir and that funds from his charity were being misspent. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS won television’s weekly Nielsen crown, despite not having a prime-time football game, primarily because games on rival NBC and Fox had relatively lackluster showings Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-11-19 21:25:56 UTC ]
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Stormy Daniels brings '60 Minutes' its biggest audience since the Obamas were on in 2008

The highly anticipated “60 Minutes” interview with adult film star Stormy Daniels on Sunday, during which she discussed President Trump, was watched by 21.3 million viewers, the CBS program’s largest audience since 2008. Data from Nielsen showed that was most viewers an episode of the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches 60-minute delivery service in New York

Amazon has launched a one-hour new delivery service in selected areas of Manhattan, New York, today (19th December), which it plans to expand in 2015. The service, called Prime Now, promises to deliver in one hour a range of more than 25,000 daily essentials, such as “paper towels, shampoo,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Minute-to-Minute Battle for Consumer Attention | By the Numbers

Surprising stats from around the magazine industry. The post The Minute-to-Minute Battle for Consumer Attention | By the Numbers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Print, Digital, Tablets and More: World Publishing Expo (IFRA Expo) Announces Conference Schedule

Already the world’s largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry, the World Publishing Expo is expanding the conferences and seminars that accompany the event, making it even more attractive for the thousands o ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Mountaineers Books Names New Publisher as It Turns 60

As Mountaineers Books—the independent publisher of outdoor recreation, sustainable lifestyle, and conservation books—turns 60, it shifts around its staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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I Want to Speak for Myself, Not the Whole Latinx Community

It’s hard enough for memoir writers to figure out their relationship to “truth.” Our memories are faulty, and our real lives rarely offer tightly-plotted stories or clear lessons—so is your responsibility to the reader to be scrupulously accurate, or to give them some kind of insight into... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-02-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid's How the Dead Speak hits the top spot

Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) has knocked Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 16,856 copies sold for its first full week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Throwing Rocks: An Interview with John Vercher

JOHN VERCHER’S TAUT, impressive debut crime novel, Three-Fifths, follows Bobby Saraceno — a mixed-race man living a lie. Saraceno has spent his life passing as a white man, raised by his racist maternal grandfather in Pittsburgh. Bobby’s kept his true self hidden from everyone, even his fellow... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Tracking Reality’s “Fuckedness Quotient”: An Interview with William Gibson

WILLIAM GIBSON NOTICES THINGS others miss. While his science fiction novels are often described as prescient, what defines Gibson’s body of work is the extraordinary refinement of his focus on the present. When everyone is talking about the features of the latest Silicon Valley gadget, he might... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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The Impossible Exercise of Interviewing Leonora Carrington

Heidi Sopinka’s debut novel The Dictionary of Animal Languages is the deceptively gentle tale of the aging artist Ivory Frame, whose character and life are based, both loosely and closely, in alternation, on Leonora Carrington. In fact, Sopinka was struggling to write the book—struggling to get... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Silicon Valley Hustling: An Interview with Anna Wiener

Wiener’s memoir “Uncanny Valley” maps her coming-of-age during the Valley’s 2010s rush, and the industry’s own loss of innocence. Continue reading at The Paris Review

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T S Eliot letters to 'muse' unveiled after 60 years

After more than 60 years in storage, around 1,000 letters written by T S Eliot to confidante Emily Hale will be unveiled today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audiobooks Are Very Easy to Gift-Wrap: Your Last-Minute Holiday Recs

Few gifts say I didn’t know what to get you like candles or gift cards. And for about the same price as that throw blanket or wine you were planning to wrap, an audiobook can make you the hero of any gift exchange (and they’re even easier to wrap than books). Choosing books for other […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-18 09:48:15 UTC ]
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Interview With Beth O’Leary, Author of WHSmith 2019 Fiction Book of the Year

Congratulations to Beth O'Leary! Her debut novel The Flatshare was recently announced as 2019 Fiction Book of the Year by the British retailer WHSmith—an honor previously bestowed on books such as Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Girl on the Train by Paula... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Jeter’s Players’ Tribune discusses sale to Minute Media

Digital media company Minute Media is in talks to buy the Players’ Tribune, a website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the matter. While the companies... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-11-07 10:57:10 UTC ]
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Penguin signs Instagram's Five Minute Mum

Penguin UK has snapped up the first book by Instagram star Daisy Upton, also known as "Five Minute Mum".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:11:35 UTC ]
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Afua Hirsch to speak at Conduit autumn event

Booker Prize judge and author Afua Hirsch will speak at the Conduit autumn event later this month, aimed at women in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 18:17:18 UTC ]
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“Either Hyper-Visible or Invisible”: An Interview with Jaquira Díaz

JAQUIRA DÍAZ’S FIRST BOOK — the memoir Ordinary Girls, published by Algonquin Books on October 29 — lyrically chronicles a childhood and early adulthood marked by pain and chaos but also by joy and celebration. Díaz grew up, first, in one of Puerto Rico’s roughest neighborhoods and then amid... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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