Kylie Jenner's makeup makes her the world's youngest billionaire

Youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner reality TV family tops Mark Zuckerberg by two yearsKylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner American reality TV family, has become the world’s youngest billionaire at the age of just 21.Jenner, who grew up under the watch of TV cameras filming Keeping Up with the Kardashians, was on Tuesday admitted to the “nine-zero” fortune club by Forbes. The business magazine ranked Jenner as the world’s 2,057th richest person. She became a billionaire two years younger than the Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who took the title at the age of 23 in 2008. SETTING POWDERS by @kyliecosmetics launching March 7thAt 21, Kylie Jenner becomes the youngest self-made billionaire ever https://t.co/PTLYwKp69b #ForbesBillionaires pic.twitter.com/K3NwZTmyWS Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Novel’s Heroine is Doing Better in the Publishing World Than I Did

When I started writing my current novel, Paris Never Leaves You, I had no idea the protagonist, a young widow struggling to survive in Occupied Paris, would end up working in a New York publishing house. I knew she would get to America, but I assumed she would enter the fashion or beauty... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:22 UTC ]
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Cassava Ideas makes first acquisition

Cassava Ideas, the new non-fiction imprint at Cassava Republic Press, will publish Sold Out: How Black Feminism Lost Its Soul by Chardine Taylor-Stone as its first title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 02:41:50 UTC ]
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Hachette UK makes Times list of top employers for women

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020, while its Gender Balance Network has won Employee Network Group of the Year (Private Sector) at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 15:13:59 UTC ]
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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder

Katy Waldman writes about “Memorial Drive,” a new memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, who pieces together memories of her mother, who was murdered by Trethewey’s stepfather. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-07-29 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-27 10:30:43 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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Oswald, Clarke and Petit make Laurel Prize longlist

Alice Oswald, Gillian Clarke, Karen McCarthy Woolf and Pascale Petit are among the poets longlisted for the inaugural Laurel Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 21:44:07 UTC ]
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HarperNorth makes Reddy's account of Liverpool title win first acquistion

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 01:52:28 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents scores hat-trick in the charts top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has topped the UK Official Top 50 for a third week running, selling 32,013 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 02:42:45 UTC ]
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W&N acquires Jenner's 'roller-coaster ride of historical curiosity'

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 01:48:29 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18

The States' 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as 'a beacon of hope for all who attend.' The post National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-10 17:02:00 UTC ]
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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-09 19:25:33 UTC ]
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Make sure mid-tier titles aren't lost in packed autumn, Fry warns

Marketing and publicity teams need to make sure their middle-tier titles don't get lost in the crowded autumn, Canongate commercial director Jenny Fry has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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O'Porter, Harris and Fallon make Richard and Judy's Summer Book Club list

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Two new horror novels make sense of our current dystopian reality

Josh Malerman’s “Malorie” and Paul Tremblay’s “Survivor Song” are timely in ways the authors could never have expected. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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6 of the Best Audiobook Mysteries That Will Take You Around the World

Armchair detectives, get ready for a voyage around the world. You don't need to pack a bag--just pick up these audiobook mysteries and get sleuthing. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Target non-traditional media to make campaigns inclusive, Seaward says

Publishers need to target non-traditional outlets and realise the media has changed if they want to make their book campaigns more inclusive, Dialogue senior publicity manager Millie Seaward has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-06 19:54:21 UTC ]
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