Louise Penny’s latest mystery imagines a post-covid world. Things are still pretty complicated.

In ‘The Madness of Crowds,’ the sweet town of Three Pines struggles with the pandemic and its fallout. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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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

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BEA 2016: Louise Penny: Penny Wonderful

You wouldn’t expect bestselling, award-winning author Louise Penny to be, in her words, “wracked with fear” each time she sends a draft out to be read. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500 bloggers were in attendance, and the company announced some new partnerships like the "Live Well... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Jane Smiley's latest? A Gold Rush-era California sex worker mystery

"A Dangerous Business," the latest novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley, follows a brothel worker in Monterey investigating disappearances. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Imagining More: Women Writing Worlds in Crisis

I wrote the bulk of my debut novel between 2016 and 2020, years of intense political tension and heightened concern for our planet and the people we love. My debut novel, Walk the Vanished Earth, is a speculative exploration of what it means to be both a parent and a child at the mercy of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hidden Knowledge: Secret and Mysterious Libraries Around the World

A look at secretive libraries and hidden repositories of books around the world, and how people came to discover them. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Mystery and Imagination: Close-up on Melinda Leigh

Bestselling author Leigh chatted with PW about her latest novel in the Bree Taggert series, Right Behind Her, and writing believable narratives with enticing, gut-punching mysteries that keep readers up at night. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The post-apocalyptic world of Joy Williams’s ‘Harrow’ reads like a cautionary tale

Williams’s urgent novel takes place on the shore of a rotting lake, where a group of eco-warriors has gathered. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sally Rooney’s latest novel is a lucid, nuanced story about coming of age in a broken world

“Beautiful World, Where Are You” more than lives up to the promise of its predecessors and even exceeds the hype. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Louis Theroux charts 'weirdness of Covid world' in Pan Mac deal

Louis Theroux has signed a deal with Pan Macmillan for a new book, Theroux the Keyhole, billed as a “heartwarming diary of the weirdness of family life in Covid world”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: Booksellers on Navigating a Post-Pandemic World

A panel of indie booksellers discussed survival in a post-pandemic world, including the impact upon them of Amazon's predatory practices, and called upon publishers to recognize the e-tail giant's effects on independent bookselling as an industry-wide problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A science fiction anthology imagines our post-pandemic future

The latest installment in MIT’s Twelve Tomorrows series toggles between utopian and dystopian. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Transworld lands 'visionary' Portas on post-Covid business

Transworld Publishers has acquired Rebuild: How to do Business Better by retail guru Mary Portas, a "visionary toolkit for how to weather the post-pandemic storm in business". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pacey keeps Open University up to speed as list adapts to post-Covid market

The pandemic has put the kibosh on innumerable events this year, one of which was a big 50th anniversary bash for the Open University Press (OpenUP). Half a century is a good innings for any publisher, but it was to be a particularly celebratory occasion for OpenUP and its boss, head of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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S&S acquires Pope Francis' 'inspiring' guidance for Covid-hit world

Simon & Schuster is to publish Let Us Dream from Pope Francis in December.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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