In ‘Endland,’ Tim Etchells finds squalid humor in post-Brexit Britain

Etchells’s depravity may smell like Johnny Rotten, but his linguistic flair comes from Joyce and Burgess. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 13:25:32 UTC ]
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Mensch snaps up Waldegrave's 'clear-eyed analysis' of post-Brexit referendum Britain

Indie publisher Mensch will publish William Waldegrave's analysis of post-Brexit referendum Britain next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 09:41:25 UTC ]
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Septemberland, How to Find Your Way in a Post-9/11 Dystopian World

TO BE A STRANGER in your own land is alienating enough, but to be a stranger among your own people? That vexing question is at the heart of two books — one a Bildungsroman, the other a memoir — by Arab authors whose narratives might be best described as the misadventures of the insider-outsider.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-15 18:00:32 UTC ]
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A master of the short story finds humor in the darkest places

Etgar Keret’s “Fly Already” consists of miniature vignettes that deliver maximum emotions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-06 22:14:34 UTC ]
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Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms after Brexit.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU-funded Transbook project commits to UK post-Brexit

The director of an EU-wide children’s literature project has said Europe must continue to work with the UK after Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape

Facebook playing a shrunken role as the de facto regulator of media will be a good thing in the long run. The post ‘A watershed moment’: Publishers find hope in a more rational post-Facebook media landscape appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 400 Russia-run fake accounts posted bogus Brexit tweets

Researchers find that accounts run from a St Petersburg troll farm tried to sow discord between Britons over the referendumConcern about Russian influence in British politics has intensified as it emerged that more than 400 fake Twitter accounts believed to be run from St Petersburg published... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmichael writes on post-Brexit education for John Catt

Neil Carmichael, a former Conservative MP and recent chair of the Education Select Committee, is to write on education reform for independent John Catt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck urges May to give post-Brexit reassurance to creative industries

Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodhart's book probing Brexit Britain to Hurst

Hurst is set to publish a book about the political and moral values which are “sharply dividing Brexit Britain”, by David Goodhart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vince Cable's 'post-Brexit novel' to Atlantic

Former UK business secretary Vince Cable has written a political thriller, Open Arms, set in a post-Brexit future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Huffington Post Loses Executive Editor Tim O'Brien

Arianna's right hand is out at The Huffington Post. Huffington announced today via company memo that Tim O'Brien, executive editor of the online publisher, will be leaving the site to work on the second of his five-part book deal. Per the memo, Huffington noted, "In the next few days, Tim's... Continue reading at AdWeek

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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced

'We will have to strengthen our voice,' says a panelist from the UK's Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there. The post ‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit means Brexit', government has told PA

The government has told the Publishers Association that “Brexit means Brexit” and publishers should use this opportunity to “really make the case for the publishing agenda” going forward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500 bloggers were in attendance, and the company announced some new partnerships like the "Live Well... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Print Units Post Surprising Increase in First Half of 2020

Despite the economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the first six months of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Gains in First Half of 2020

In what is perhaps the biggest surprise in publishing since the Covid-19 pandemic began roiling the U.S. economy this spring, unit sales of print books in the first half of 2020 were up 2.8% over the same period in 2019 at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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