Meet Nancy Wake, the Most Incredible Woman You’ve Never Heard Of

In the early winter of 1934, an intrepid young woman walked into the London headquarters of the Hearst Newspaper Group faced with two choices—return to Australia or get a job. She chose the latter and responded to an ad in the newspaper looking for freelance journalists. Having traveled much of the world already, the idea […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-06 08:47:17 UTC ]
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Meet Nancy Wake, the Most Incredible Woman You’ve Never Heard Of

In the early winter of 1934, an intrepid young woman walked into the London headquarters of the Hearst Newspaper Group faced with two choices—return to Australia or get a job. She chose the latter and responded to an ad in the newspaper looking for freelance journalists. Having traveled much of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-06 08:47:17 UTC ]
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8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-01 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Five Folklorists You’ve Never Heard Of: A Reading List of Overlooked Fairy Tales

I have imbibed fairy tales ever since I was six years old. I used to sneak into the public library and scatter several books on the floor to read, even if I couldn’t read them. My mother used to read the Grimms and Andersen tales aloud to me every night until I could read them […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-06 08:53:02 UTC ]
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Outer Sight: The Best Science Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard of

These hidden gems are all great works of imagination set near and far that you need to add to your TBR ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-15 10:36:00 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Picture Books You’ve Never Heard Of

If you want to expand your picture book horizons past the classics, pick up one of these hidden gems of the format! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-29 11:34:00 UTC ]
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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-10 12:53:00 UTC ]
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Kodansha, Your Favorite Company You’ve Never Heard Of, Now Has Its First Brand Identity

In Kodansha's century-plus of business, the publisher has introduced audiences to iconic titles like Attack on Titan, Akira, and Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, not to mention kickstarting the careers of legendary storytellers like Haruki Murakami. But despite all its contributions to global pop... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-04-16 23:45:54 UTC ]
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More than 'story, bonking, story': why you've never heard of Australia's best-selling authors

In pushing the romance genre aside, Australia’s publishing industry sent its most successful writers to pursue their careers abroadNalini Singh is trying to convince me to read a love story starring bears. The tiny author is tucked up under a huge scarf in a cafe on a freezing August day in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 22:00:54 UTC ]
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Fiona Watt: the most ubiquitous author you’ve never heard of

Usborne editorial director Fiona Watt is one of the biggest-selling authors since records began and she’s probably the most ubiquitous author you’ve never heard of. But, as she tells Tom Tivnan, that’s exactly how she likes it—and a veil of anonymity has its advantages when it comes to book-fair... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Meet the Woman Who Could Revolutionize Indian Publishing

Chiki Sarkar, the former publisher of Penguin Random House India, is launching Juggernaut Books this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 10 Dumbest Things I’ve Heard This Year

When you deal with a lot of people, along with the brilliant stuff comes very dumb stuff as well. Inexperienced voices should be forgiven but when the big and powerful make appalling statements you have to ask yourself how they ever got their jobs.Here are some of the ones that have left me most... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 Dumbest Things I've Heard All Year

Creative consultant JC Suares shares some of the biggest headscratchers he's heard from editors, publishers and designers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Publishers at Cannes: Sleepless Nights, Chilled Ros and Meetings, Meetings, Meetings

Media executives said it's not unusual to book a dozen or so meetings during the day and then hit five or six parties at night. As for sleep? You can do that when you get stateside."It's a beautiful place, but it's no vacation," said Jon Steinberg, North American CEO of The Daily Mail. "It's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing Woman to Woman, In Faith

Women writing in the spirituality space bring candor, authority, and humor to titles that challenge, celebrate, console, and empower women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sam Adams | 'I just wanted to write and I’ve done so whenever I’ve had the opportunity'

For more than half a century, Sam Adams’ eclectic output has made him a stalwart of Wales’ literary scene. He discusses his latest novel Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 01:59:07 UTC ]
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Comic-Con: Gal Gadot says her Wonder Woman is 'the Wonder Woman of today'

"The Women Who Kick Ass" panel at San Diego Comic-Con was stocked aplenty with great women who are also great at butt kickin'. They came to discuss women in media, they came to talk about the future roles for females in the genre medium, and they came to tell stories about Gwendoline Christie... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Indie Publishing Meets Corporate Bookselling

In 2022 my first novel, Save the Village, found its home with Regal House, a mighty little woman-owned traditional independent publisher that prints all its books in the US and has a nonprofit division that works with underserved students around Raleigh, where they’re headquartered. Regal House,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-04 09:53:54 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘A Woman of Pleasure,’ by Kiyoko Murata

“A Woman of Pleasure,” Kiyoko Murata’s first novel to be translated into English, explores the world of sex work in early-20th-century Japan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-26 10:00:14 UTC ]
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