Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question

At Electric Literature, Diane Cooke speaks to Jessamine Chan about The School for Good Mothers, Chan’s incisive debut novel that revolves around how a young mother’s error lands her in a government reform program and at risk of losing custody of her child. They discuss one of Chan’s main inspirations for the book, a Rachel … The post Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-01-18 21:30:56 UTC ]
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New Klosterman book questions modern-day beliefs

Amberley is to publish But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking about the Present as If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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500 days a debut

I’ve been a debut novelist for more than 500 days but today my status will change with the publication of my second novel, Find Her First. So before I leave my debut days behind me I wanted to take a look back and reflect on what being a first-time author has meant for me, and the huge learning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 22:26:18 UTC ]
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A Chilling Debut Novel Puts Mothers Under Surveillance and Into Parenting Rehab

Jessamine Chan’s “The School for Good Mothers” takes up themes of autonomy and technology in imagining an experimental facility where parents go through mandatory retraining. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jessica Chastain has optioned Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers for TV.

Deadline has reported that Jessica Chastain, through her cutely named production company Freckle Films, has beaten out several others to the TV rights to Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers. The School for Good Mothers, published this week by Simon & Schuster, is Chan’s debut novel;... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-05 16:49:39 UTC ]
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Question of the Day: The state of the holiday season for publishers

The Digiday Publishing Summit brought leaders in the world of media companies together with the platform and technology partners that work with them. Across the course of three days in Miami, in September 2021, experts and executives framed the state of publishing — identifying trends and next... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-10-19 01:00:00 UTC ]
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Capes debut snapped up by Call The Midwife producers

The screen rights for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel Careless (Orion) have been snapped up by Neal Street Productions, the company behind "Call the Midwife". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 18:56:57 UTC ]
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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-25 22:48:58 UTC ]
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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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Question of the Day: How did data shape content creation in a year of change?

In 2021, Digiday and Connatix teamed up to ask experts at the Digiday Publishing Summit how the past year’s unprecedented online audience surge fundamentally changed the ways publishers use data to create content. In this installment of the Question of the Day, Joetta Gobell, vice president of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-03-10 02:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 12:55:05 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 00:03:00 UTC ]
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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribe to publish account from within China's 'modern-day gulags'

Scribe will publish The Chief Witness: Escape from China’s Modern-day Concentration Camps by Sayragul Sauytbay and Alexandra Cavelius. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 14:49:23 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Zaffre signs debut writer Caroline Day

Zaffre is publishing Caroline Day's debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life, next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 23:32:06 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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IDW Debuts Spanish Graphic Novel Line with Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy'

IDW kicks off its Spanish-language graphic novel publishing initiative with George Takei's bestsellilng graphic memoir 'They Called Us Enemy,' to be released in a Spanish edition in June 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Zuckerberg faces Congress as Facebook prepares to debut news tab: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-24 10:29:51 UTC ]
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What you missed at Day One of Advertising Week: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Day One of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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