In ‘The Bookish Life of Nina Hill,’ Abbi Waxman introduces a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet

The novel follows an introverted millennial heroine whose life is upended by a family she didn’t know existed. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-09 15:44:59 UTC ]
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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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Jia Tolentino’s smart takes on this absurd modern life

The New Yorker writer examines the conflicting impulses and cultural moments that define her. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:52:15 UTC ]
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A Day in the Life of Chris Ware's 'Rusty Brown'

The first volume of Ware’s latest graphic novel chronicles life’s biggest themes and smallest moments over the course of a single day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up 'modern-day Cinderella tale' from Sophia Money-Coutts

HarperCollins will publish two new titles by journalist and author Sophia Money-Coutts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:09:25 UTC ]
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The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

Tired of boring Kindle covers? I have some good news for you! These bookish Kindle covers from Amazon are here to help you live your best literary life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-17 10:33:49 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Day pays tribute to 'dazzling' Sophie Christopher in M&P keynote speech

Elizabeth Day paid tribute to the "dazzling" Transworld senior publicity manager Sophie Christopher, in her keynote speech for The Bookseller’s Marketing and Publicity Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 12:29:55 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Cautionary Tales for Modern Day Brats: Evangeline Lilly

Actor Lilly is at work on an expansive series of haunting picture books with important lessons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4th Estate snaps up Vogue columnist's 'irreverent take on modern life'

4th Estate will publish the debut non-fiction title, Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits, described as “a smart and irreverent take on modern life” from the Vogue columnist’s perspective. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Set to Descend on Capitol Hill for National Library Legislative Day

The Week in Libraries, May 4, 2018: Among this week's headlines, librarians prepare to make their case to lawmakers in Washington D.C. as a rescission package looms; Congress could wade into the net neutrality battle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Shocking' first-hand account of modern-day slavery to Ebury

Ebury Press has acquired a "shocking" true story of modern-day slavery in the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Tories are out of step with modern life – and Toby Young shows it | Ian Birrell

The appointment of this boorish polemicist to the Office for Students will only confirm how toxic the current Tory brand is to younger votersToby Young has never been shy of self-promotion. He admits to possessing a “gargantuan” ego, writes frequently about himself and was famously the author of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier and Ian McGinty announce their upcoming "Rocko's Modern Life" comic book series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Life's a journey': Mary Elizabeth Winstead talks about her killer role on 'Fargo'

Mary Elizabeth Winstead had come close to signing on for “Fargo” before, but scheduling conflicts prevented her from taking part in either of the first two seasons of FX’s celebrated anthology series. “I was always pulling my hair out,” Winstead says while stopping by The Times’ video studio. So... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Abbie Day

Abbie Day from the British Library tells us all about her role as publishing assistant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Surfing memoir Barbarian Days wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

Surfing memoir Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by New Yorker journalist William Finnegan (Corsair) has scooped the 28th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Uplifting' account of modern-day masculinity to S&S

Simon & Schuster is to publish Chase the Rainbow, an "honest yet uplifting" account of a woman's life affected by the suicide of her husband by journalist Poorna Bell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cupcakes from Jamie T and a trip to Abbey Road: A day in the life of NME’s digital editor

For the latest in Digiday’s Day in the Life series, Charlotte Gunn, digital editor at NME, takes us through an average day. Like many publishers, NME is producing more video content, half of Gunn’s time is spent finessing the video strategy. This includes Facebook Live sessions with bands at... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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