Lessons in worldbuilding from N. K. Jemisin (plus a preview of her next book).

At the WIRED25 Festival in San Francisco last weekend, author N.K. Jemisin gave attendees a real treat: a two-hour crash course in imagining and building future worlds. Jemisin is the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, etc. Award-winning author of the Broken Earth series and the Inheritance Trilogy. (Literary Hub recently listed her 2010 novel The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms as […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Books: National Book Award longlists, a fall preview and concern about ALOUD

Hi — I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times. This week in print you’ll find the Fall Arts Preview — books included. THE BIG BOOKS This fall brings books from Michelle Obama, Jonathan Franzen, Haruki Murakami, Michael Connelly, Stephen King and more; see our picks of books you won’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Books: Festival of Books preview with Junot Diaz, Lawrence Wright, Lucy Jones and more

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg. I’m writing this after the L.A. Times met our soon-to-be owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Friday and I am looking forward to the new era at our paper. I caught up with him afterward and invited him to the L.A. Times Festival of Books next weekend. I don’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Lessons: The Less-Traveled Road to Getting a Book Published

Networking happens outside of Brooklyn, and New York isn't the only game in town: a list of lessons about publishing a book and making it worthwhile. The post Lessons: The Less-Traveled Road to Getting a Book Published appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: December 2019

A spiritual biography of Queen Elizabeth, a guide to dharma for millennials, and ‘The Soul of Wine’ are among the religion and spirituality books publishing in December. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: November 2019

Bestselling author and historian Karen Armstrong gives the world’s major religions a fresh look; an account of C. S. Lewis’s early years; and a guide to activism that incorporates witchcraft, are some of the notable religion and spirituality books publishing in November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: October 2019

New books by Anne Graham Lotz, Charles Stanley, Pema Chödrön, Jen Hatmaker, and more are publishing this October. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: Sept. 2019

A #MeToo memoir by former gymnast Rachael Denhollander, Max Lucado’s next title, and ‘What It Means to Be Moral’ are among the September books coming from religion and spirituality publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: August 2019

A devotional exploring the faith of NFL stars such as Kirk Cousins and Andy Dalton, brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick’s new movie tie-in, and a new novel from the author of the bestselling Sensible Shoes series are some of the religion and spirituality books pubbing in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview

More than 100 books. New novels from Margaret Atwood, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Colson Whitehead. Zadie Smith short stories. What more could you want? (Except to have them all RIGHT NOW.) The post Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Harry Potter E-Books Offer Hogwarts Lessons for All

“Harry Potter: A Journey Through Charms and Defence Against the Dark Arts” and “A Journey Through Potions and Herbology” are arriving in late June. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: June 2019

Check out a cookbook from Amish fiction veteran Wanda E. Brunstetter, relationship advice from 'Duck Dynasty' stars Al and Lisa Robertson, and more books coming from religion and spirituality publishers in June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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5 Refreshing Lessons From Elizabeth Warren's Personal Finance Book

She wrote 'All Your Worth' in 2005. Here's how her advice holds up nearly 15 years later. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: May 2019

Memoirs from reality TV star Ty Pennington and Fox News host Shannon Bream are among the books coming from religion and spirituality publishers in May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: April 2019

A book by ‘Little People, Big World’ reality TV stars, Karen Kingsbury’s new installment to the Baxter Family series, and more titles are coming from religion and spirituality publishers in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The dark lesson of a $24 million Amazon book

This is what happens when algorithms call the shots. I can still recall my surprise when a book by evolutionary biologist Peter Lawrence entitled The Making of a Fly came to be priced on Amazon at $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping). While my colleagues around the world must have become rather... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: March 2019

A call to action from Benedictine nun Joan Chittister, the story of an interracial friendship, and two books geared toward LGBTQ Christians and their families are hitting shelves this March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme

With a dual-track structure for booksellers and publishers, the Scottish Book Trade Conference on February 26 will feature workshops as well as discussion. The post Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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