In difficult times, a surprise bestseller about kindness is bringing people together

Charlie Mackesy’s “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” began as a beloved Instagram account. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-11 14:11:24 UTC ]
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Refinery29 Brings in Ex-Nylon Editor, TIME Makes 3 More Hires | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_127941" align="alignright" width="150"] Gabrielle Korn[/caption] Refinery29 hired Gabrielle Korn as fashion and culture director, responsible for building the young women's brand’s voice in style, culture, identity, and world events, while also growing its digital... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-24 20:12:19 UTC ]
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Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops by Shaun Bythell review – virtuosic venting

Pantomime misanthropy is tempered with bursts of sweetness in the secondhand bookseller’s latest dispatches from WigtownThere’s a moment in the first season of the short-lived but influential sitcom Black Books in which an elderly customer appears with a box of attractive old editions of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 09:00:33 UTC ]
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Children's books eight times as likely to feature animal main characters than BAME people

According to UK study, just 5% of children’s books have black, Asian or minority ethnic protagonists – a small improvement from 1% in 2017Two years after the stark revelation that only 1% of British children’s books featured a main character who was black, Asian or minority ethnic, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 00:01:23 UTC ]
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Hislop to bring out children's version of bestseller The Island

Victoria Hislop will return to The Island (Headline Review, 2006) for a children's edition titled Maria's Island, published by Walker Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 20:41:08 UTC ]
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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo among those on list, marking first time top 10 entries are primarily titles on race issuesGeorge Floyd killing – latest US updatesBlack American authors, including Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo, have surged to the top of the latest New York Times’... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 18:10:43 UTC ]
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Marketing to kids in difficult times

Many months ago, when we all sat in our meeting rooms, sipping coffee and bouncing campaign ideas around, I don’t think any one of us marketing folk could have predicted just how much our plans would be forced to change. The effects of the national lockdown on marketing campaigns and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 21:41:29 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Normal People leads the way

For the week ending 9th May, Sally Rooney’s Normal People punted into the Bookstat e-book number one, climbing one place to leapfrog Andrew Mayne’s The Girl Beneath the Sea. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 12:06:19 UTC ]
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Boston, Philly Mag Owner Brings in New CEO to Navigate Pandemic | People on the Move

David Lipson, third-generation owner of Boston and Philadelphia magazine publisher Metro Corp., is stepping down as CEO and bringing in management consultant Nick Fischer to run the company through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, staffers learned this week. Fischer currently serves as... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-29 22:35:01 UTC ]
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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 18:04:41 UTC ]
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David Carey Returns to Hearst in New Full-Time Role | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_175473" align="alignright" width="150"] David Carey[/caption] David Carey, the former president of Hearst Magazines from 2010 to 2018, is returning to the company as SVP of public affairs and communications, effective January 2, Hearst announced Wednesday. Carey returns... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-12 19:55:16 UTC ]
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Financial Times Names New Top Editor | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_175123" align="alignright" width="150"] Roula Khalaf[/caption] The Financial Times announced Roula Khalaf as its next editor, making her the first female top editor at the FT in its 131-year history. A 24-year veteran of the FT, Khalaf most recently served as deputy... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-14 20:49:51 UTC ]
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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-05 19:34:18 UTC ]
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JT LeRoy review – a less surprising hoax the second time around

The fake author who fooled the publishing world is brought back to life in a diverting tale that treads familiar ground“Sometimes, a lie’s more truth than the truth,” drawls author JT Leroy, speaking down a crackling telephone line. This straightforward dramatisation of Savannah Knoop’s 2008... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 07:00:10 UTC ]
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Time Taps ALM’s Dana Rosen as Chief Legal Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_162887" align="alignright" width="150"] Dana Rosen[/caption] Time named Dana Rosen as its new chief legal officer, effective July 29.  As CLO—which CEO and editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal identified in a statement as a top priority position to fill since the magazine... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-25 18:40:50 UTC ]
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Former Bloomberg CRO Keith Grossman Tapped as Time President | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_81710" align="alignright" width="150"] Keith Grossman[/caption] Time appointed Keith Grossman as its new president in an effort to build out its leadership team, following the sale of the magazine to Marc and Lynne Benioff from Meredith Corp. last September.  Starting... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-18 16:48:42 UTC ]
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People Are Spending More Time on Instagram, at the Expense of Facebook and Snapchat

Adults in the U.S. will spend the same number of average minutes per day on Facebook and Snapchat this year as they did in 2018, but they will devote more time to Instagram, according to the latest figures from eMarketer. The consultancy found that U.S. adult Facebook users are spending an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-28 10:00:50 UTC ]
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Vintage brings back Schulman’s People in Trouble

Vintage has acquired rights to writer and AIDs historian Sarah Schulman’s People in Trouble, almost 30 years after it was first published, featuring a fictionalised version of Donald Trump. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible brings A.S. Byatt novels and stories to audio for first time

Audible is bringing the novels and short stories of A.S. Byatt to audio for the first time this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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