Introducing The Modern Magazinist

Those of us who still obsess over the magic of magazines need to stick together. The post Introducing The Modern Magazinist appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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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

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In Cleveland, four men helped bring baseball into the modern age

Bob Feller, Satchel Paige, Larry Doby and Bill Veeck represented integration and commercialization. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym by Paula Byrne – the ‘modern Jane Austen’?

This excellent cradle-to-grave biography of a much loved novelist who goes in and out of fashion captures her alarming habits and tormented love affairsIn 1971 the author Barbara Pym was at her day job at the International African Institute when she noticed “Mr C” laboriously attacking his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A modern-day historian writes the timeline of American decline

British journalist Nick Bryant became attached to the U.S. in the 1980s. Then things went downhill Continue reading at The Washington Post

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House Introduces Bill Seeking $5 Billion for Library Facilities

The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Don Young (R-AK) and would provide $5 billion to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take

A new abridged translation by Julia Lovell reveals the delights — and flaws — of the classic Chinese tale Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Future to introduce CEO bonus scheme despite shareholder revolt

Almost 40% of investors in UK’s biggest magazine publisher fail to approve controversial planFuture, the UK’s biggest magazine publisher, home to titles from Country Life and Total Guitar, is to introduce a controversial bonus scheme that could award its chief executive £40m, after a bruising... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Owlet Press lands Eagleton's modern Little Mermaid tale

Independent children's publisher Owlet Press has landed Ian Eagleton's “magical and groundbreaking” reimagining of fairytale "The Little Mermaid", with LGBTQ+ inclusivity at its heart and a subtle environmental message. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury buys guide to modern living from Anya Hindmarch

Bloomsbury is to publish fashion designer and entrepreneur Anya Hindmarch's guide to modern living, If In Doubt, Wash Your Hair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury Continuum to publish Bryant's 'modern-day Letter from America’

Bloomsbury Continuum has acquired When America Stopped Being Great by BBC New York correspondent Nick Bryant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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I didn’t think I understood modern poetry. The less I tried to get it, the more I came to love it.

My introduction to contemporary poets was a trial by fire. Here’s what I learned along the way. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Warlord’s Memoir Is Surprisingly Modern and Charming, When It’s Not Gruesome

“The Babur Nama” is the autobiography of the polymathic founder of the Mughal dynasty. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Kyle to publish 'manual for modern parenting' by influencer Shearsmith

Kyle Books, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish Mummin’ It by "Toby and Roo" blogger Harriet Shearsmith in April 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Monsters for President: Maria Dahvana Headley on Modern Mythmaking

In this week’s episode of Fiction/Non/Fiction, co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan talk to #1 New York Times best-selling author Maria Dahvana Headley about the modern-day relevance of the epic poem Beowulf. She talks about her new translation of the ancient text, and illuminates... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Bryan Washington’s ‘Memorial’ is a tender look at modern family life

Washington’s debut novel, following his acclaimed story collection ‘Lot,’ captures the complexities of love, race and what connects us Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Introducing ‘The Skillset Podcast' with R. David Lankes and Nicole A. Cooke

Each week 'The Skillset Podcast' will illuminate the complex issues facing libraries and other key institutions in these unprecedented times. Episode One, available now, features hosts David Lankes and Nicole Cooke in discussion with Tamara King, Head of Community Engagement at the Richland... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Island to release modern, updated Decameron

Carlo Gébler's Tales We Tell Ourselves aims to bring Boccaccio's classic to a new audience.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Your favorite modern horror movies, reimagined as ’70s mass market paperbacks.

Yesterday, on Twitter, Elizabeth Belsky, a senior marketing manager at Hachette Books, shared her “little personal project of the month: reimagining modern horror films as trade paperbacks from the ’70s and ’80s.” And um, they’re incredibly awesome—the perfect blend of nostalgic design and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Nielsen Introduces Database Designed to Measure Ad Campaign Effectiveness

Key Insight: Demand for more accountability and transparency has been loud for years, and cuts to ad budgets during the pandemic have made it louder. Today, global measurement and data analytics firm Nielsen is rolling out a new tool called Nielsen Compass, which matches audience levels across... Continue reading at AdWeek

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