Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020

“I have never in my life met anyone with such an acute lexical feel for the specific word needed, for the hidden rhythm of a prose sentence.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on his beloved wife Aliya. | Lit Hub Memoir “I am no longer acquainted with the people who made drug ingestion easy, or free, or carefree.” Wendy Ortiz […] The post Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020 first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 11:30:56 UTC ]
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Trade greets end of Waterstone's 3 for 2

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Graeme Neill and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 18:15 Publishers and trade figures have broadly reacted positively towards the scrapping of Waterstone’s 3-for-2 promotion. As The Bookseller revealed earlier today [31st August], the offer is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail Environment Aims to Triple Circ In 3 Months

The Association for Retail Environments [ARE] is reinventing and growing its bimonthly magazine, Retail Environments, to have a broader industry wide circulation and coverage of membership-centric topics. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Launches Daily 'Magazine' App

The tablet has been the latest go-to source for trying to reach personalized content nirvana. And of course it's the magazine format that seems to make the most sense from both a metaphorical and presentation perspective. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greek chain opens ‘learning hub for the future’

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 14:57 Greek bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has opened a new flagship store in the heart of Athens, replete with an Espresso Book Machine and trained librarians. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily Beast Fully Absorbs Newsweek.com

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 3,000 titles suggested for WBN 2012

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 15:29 More than 1,500 people have nominated titles for World Book Night 2012, with over 3,000 titles put forward just over a week after the ballot opened. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

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[ AdWeek | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oxfordshire scraps December library cuts

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit makes two acquisitions

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is News Corp.'s 'The Daily' giving you more blues than news?

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[ Betanews | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Betanews | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ PC World | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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