He named his band the Slants to reclaim a slur. Not everyone approved.

In “Slanted,” Simon Tam tells the story of a legal battle that ended up at the Supreme Court. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotty Bowers' 'Full Service' names names from Hollywood Golden Age

'Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars' by Scotty Bowers review: Cary Grant, Vincent Price, Edith Piaf and Spencer Tracy are included.The street date of Scotty Bowers' "Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Charles F. ‘Chuck’ Champion named President and CEO of California News Publishers Association

Charles F. “Chuck” Champion has been named President and CEO of the California News Publishers Association (CNPA), a newly created Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-28 22:21:39 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Jonathan Karp C.E.O.

Previously the president of the company’s adult publishing division, he succeeds Carolyn Reidy, who died earlier this month. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-28 17:25:48 UTC ]
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Karp named S&S president and c.e.o.

Simon & Schuster in the US has promoted Jonathan Karp to president and c.e.o. following the unexpected death of Carolyn Reidy earlier this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 16:54:25 UTC ]
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Karp Named CEO of Simon & Schuster

Jonathan Karp, who joined S&S in June 2010 as publisher of Simon & Schuster’s flagship imprint and was promoted to president and publisher of Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing in 2018, has been tapped to succeed the late Carolyn Reidy as president and CEO. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Schrank Named to Head Astra Publishing House

Backed by Thinkingdom Media Group, Astra Publishing House has launched a new adult division, which will join children's publishing divisions Boyds Mills & Kane and minedition in the new company. Former Holt head Ben Schrank is publisher and COO of APH. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lisa Scottoline’s daughter, Francesca Serritella, makes a name for herself as a novelist with ‘Ghosts of Harvard’

Serritella’s debut is a supernatural suspense tale set on the Ivy League campus. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Penske Media Names Its First Chief Digital Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_180341" align="alignright" width="150"] Craig Perrault[/caption] Penske Media Corp. has promoted Craig Perrault to chief digital officer, a newly created role responsible for leading product strategy, business development, monetization and audience development across the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Gollancz/Rivers of London shortlistees named

Eight unpublished authors have been shortlisted for the inaugural Gollancz and Rivers of London BAME SFF Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fun fact: Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn.

Yes, it’s true: the British author Evelyn Waugh’s first wife was also named Evelyn. (Evelyn Florence Margaret Winifred Gardner, to be precise.) But as you might imagine, if you know anything about the Taylor Swift-Taylor Lautner debacle of 2009, things did not go well for the Evelyns. The year... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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With Retail Outlets Closed, Indie Magazines Band Together on Subscription Bundle

Unlike most mass-market magazine publishers, whose print books generally depend far more on subscriptions and advertising revenue than single-copy sales, the closures of newsstands, bookstores and other retail outlets stemming from shelter-in-place orders have robbed many independent, niche... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-23 16:55:51 UTC ]
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Brody Named V-p, Publisher at HMH

Deb Brody has been named v-p and publisher of the adult trade division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Brody is replacing Bruce Nichols, who was just hired as publisher of Little, Brown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner

Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK's International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement. The post Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-20 15:35:08 UTC ]
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Gannett Names Former We Company, Time Warner Executive as Chief Financial Officer

Gannett, the owner of USA TODAY and more than 260 other daily publications, appointed a new chief financial officer as Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-08 17:34:12 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners

Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world's most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-08 15:22:38 UTC ]
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The Economist Names Its First Chief Product Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_179670" align="alignright" width="150"] Deep Bagchee[/caption] The Economist Group appointed Deepanshu Bagchee as chief product officer, charged with product management for all of the company's digital offerings, including The Economist and the Economist Intelligence... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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