Indie Focus: Adventuring with 'The Lost City of Z,' 'A Woman, A Part' and Locarno in Los Angeles

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. The L.A. Times’ Festival of Books is April 22 and 23, and it is not only a great way to interface with publishers and booksellers but also features a wide variety of guests. The Times’... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jewish creators are a fundamental part of comic book history, from Superman to Maus – expert explains

The history of comics is closely tied to the involvement of Jewish creators, who have had an enormous impact on the medium over the last 90 years. Continue reading at The Conversation

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India’s Jaipur Literature Festival Heads for Three US Cities

Stops in the states of Texas, Colorado, and New York are planned for the Jaipur Literature Festival's international tour in September. The post India’s Jaipur Literature Festival Heads for Three US Cities appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Big Indie Books of Fall 2023

From upstarts to stalwarts, independent presses are stocking the upcoming season with unconventional and adventurous books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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20 Indie Books to Read This Fall

The season’s most anticipated releases run the gamut, from rediscovered literary gems to spine-tingling suspense to candid memoir. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Indie Books That Booksellers Want You to Read

Independent booksellers from across the country highlight eight independently published books they're excited to sell this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Which European city appears the most often in literature?

If you guessed London, you’re right—London is mentioned at least three times more often than any other European city. (Wonder why?) As Travel Daily reports, a digital printing company called Aura Print has apparently processed the entire Google Books database to “identify the cumulative mentions... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-22 14:51:06 UTC ]
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On Drinking, the Devil, and Paradise Lost

After aimlessly walking about Bloomsbury on an intermittently rainy afternoon, I unsuccessfully decided to search for the grave of John Milton while nursing a wicked hangover, or as is probably more likely, while still being drunk from the previous evening. Only my second week in London, I was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-15 10:00:18 UTC ]
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These 8 books will help soothe your climate anxiety by focusing on the little things

In a climate crisis that feels huge and hopeless, these eight books — essays, fiction, memoir and poetry on the wild — will help you focus on small things Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Arkansas ‘Harmful to Minors’ Law

Judge Timothy L. Brooks's 49-page opinion and order concluded that the law would "permit, if not encourage, library committees and local governmental bodies to make censorship decisions based on content or viewpoint," thus violating the First Amendment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie games have entered the era of bespoke publishing

For anyone with an eye on video game news, it’s been hard to ignore the recent rise of names like Annapurna Interactive, Devolver Digital, Private Division, Humble, Epic Games and Netflix tied to independent projects. The distribution process for indie developers has shifted over the past few... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-07-28 17:06:39 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Focus Launches Spanish-Language Imprint

HarperCollins Focus is launching HarperEnfoque. The new imprint, based in Nashville, will offer original works in Spanish as well as translations of bestselling English-language books, focused on "empowering lives and fostering change." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Layoffs Begin at Penguin Random House as Buyout Departures Come into Focus

Names of some employees who have accepted the publisher's "voluntary separation offer" are beginning to come out—even as a letter from Penguin Random House CEO Nihar Malaviya confirmed that long-rumored layoffs have become a reality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The indie publishing mavericks shaking up the UK books world

Last year, all of literature’s big prizes went to small publishers. In a risk‑averse climate, edgy debuts and ‘tricky-to-sell’ foreign titles have found a home at the likes of Fitzcarraldo Editions and Sort Of Books – and the gamble has paid offA quiet revolution is afoot in British publishing.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Transgender woman, bookstore, teacher sue over Montana law banning drag reading events

A transgender woman, the owners of an independent bookstore and an educator who teaches in costume are among those challenging Montana's first-in-the-nation law that bans people dressed in drag from reading to children in public schools or libraries Continue reading at ABC News

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Transgender woman, bookstore, teacher sue over Montana law banning drag reading events

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Adventures in Memory: On Searching for Truth by Writing Fiction

As a fiction writer, I’ve always felt compelled, memoir style, to pore over my life’s timeline. But in a novel, I can erase, revise, smash, crash, reconstruct, and transfigure that squiggly narrative. A novel has no obligation to mirror or represent anything familiar, recognizable, or real. And... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Queer Indie Bookstore Splits Profits with LGBTQ Authors

A new queer indie bookstore is splitting profits with LGBTQ authors and spreading queer joy and literacy with a rainbow book bus. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Focus on the Family Launches Fiction Titles

The first three titles under the Focus Fiction label will be acquired and edited by Jerry B. Jenkins and will be published this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Focus on the Family Launches Fiction Imprint

The first three titles under the Focus Fiction imprint will be acquired and edited by Jerry B. Jenkins and will be published this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Want a Living Wage? You Won’t Find It Working at Most Indie Bookstores

You won't make a living wage working as a bookseller in an indie bookstore. Here's a look at wages across the country. Continue reading at Book Riot

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