Jane Friedman on bringing books 'back to life'

Jane Friedman, c.e.o. of Open Road Integrated Media, on ebooks, backlist and drinking "the Kool-Aid very early on digital". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-09-03 13:13:15 UTC ]
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H.G. Parry: When We Read Books, We Bring Their Worlds Into Life

While all fiction writers can pull characters from their imaginations and commit them to the page, most readers can’t do what Charley Sutherland can: pull characters from the page and commit them to the real world. Sutherland’s fantastical ability is at the center of H.G. Parry’s debut novel The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-25 08:46:30 UTC ]
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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

Sitting down in a back room at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Hollywood, actors Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer are amped-up — and not just because they’ve been playing Tomb Raider and Space Invaders arcade games for 20 minutes. In recent days, the three have been watching... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fortress Brings Bestselling Author's Book Back to Print Following Scandal

Fortress Press is reissuing ‘Jesus + Nothing = Everything’ by Tullian Tchividjian, the grandson of Billy Graham whose book was taken out of print after admitting to extra-marital affairs in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author brings books to life through augmented reality

There's nothing quite like having a book literally come to life in the palm of your hands. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good news for books: The Washington Post’s book section is back!

Sometime around 2006, everyone in publishing began to lament the death of the book section. In the face of declining readership, budget cuts, and mergers, newspapers began to realize that book review sections did not bring in enough ad revenue to cover their costs and so cut and culled until... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-26 16:03:34 UTC ]
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What book stores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-04 13:00:42 UTC ]
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How to watch Jane Goodall discuss 'The Book of Hope' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Jane Goodall joins the L.A. Times Book Club to discuss 'The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-25 23:21:39 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 UTC ]
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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I beg you, don’t buy a novelty notebook for the book lover in your life this holiday season.*

Seriously. They already have too many. They also have too many totes, “old book” candles, library card socks, custom bookmarks, LED book lights. Any number of these is basically too many, except the totes, which don’t count because usually they’re free. I know, this isn’t what you’ve been told.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-21 17:03:41 UTC ]
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Amazon's Black Friday sale brings Kindle e-readers back to all-time lows

Amazon's Black Friday deals have started going live, and its Echo Show displays, Fire tablets and Fire TV devices are already being sold at a discount. Also on sale? Its Kindle e-readers, some of which are now listed for the lowest prices we've seen for them on the website. The Kindle Paperwhite... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-11-18 13:13:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Union Workers Bring Strike to the National Book Awards

As guests lined up to walk the red carpet at the 73rd National Book Awards Celebration, many were greeted by HC union employees offering information about worker rights and fair wages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram Backs Book.io, A NFT Book Marketplace

Book.io, which describes itself as “an NFT marketplace for buying, reading, and selling e-books and audiobooks,” is looking to help authors build new revenue streams, and has buy-in from Ingram. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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