Melville House Wants New York to Read 'The Mueller Report'

In an effort to promote more widespread reading of the document, the publisher will send staffers around the city with a video camera, asking people on the street to read segments of the report for broadcast on social media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Melville House signs Mayor of Reykjavik

Melville House has signed a memoir from Jón Gnarr, the absurdist comedian who founded a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading the New York Times Magazine isn't what it used to be | Michael Wolff

The magazine was once the most hotly anticipated Sunday read. Now it's been eclipsed by the showy T style publicationTwo magazines, both published by the New York Times, arrived in my house over the weekend, one thin, the other thick.The thin one, The New York Times Magazine, is largely about... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times' Google Glass App Reads Stories to You

The New York Times is one of the initial major publishers to unveil a Google Glass app, which will allow the currently scant number of users of the wearable device to access stories on the go. The app's audio component reads headlines and story summaries aloud and provides breaking news alerts. ... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US indie Melville House to open British branch

US independent publisher Melville House is to open a London office with the aim of forming a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melville House Turns 10

In some ways, Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians are the prototypical independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pew Report: E-reading on the rise

About a fifth of American adults have read an ebook in the past year, a figure likely helped along by the recent holiday surge in the sale of tablet and e-reader devices, according to a report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Melville House Finds Hit for the 99%

Although the staff at Melville House originally envisioned David Graeber’s new book as a short work on the economy, it just kept growing until Debt: The First 5,000 Years, a now 550-page comprehensive work on the impact of financial issues on people, was eventually published this past summer.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why read what everyone else is reading? A guide to this season’s hidden gems.

Our critic’s picks include a new edition of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and a biography of Whistler. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-23 16:11:39 UTC ]
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Random House Children’s Books Launches MAGIC TREE HOUSE Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books will launch Magic Tree House Home Adventures, an online program of activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:32:54 UTC ]
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Up Your Reading Game With These Book Reading Accessories

You can make your reading experience *even better* with these great book reading accessories. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:38:51 UTC ]
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Where do you read books? I read at the mall.

Books are about people. Reading while you’re around them is a useful reminder of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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Summer Reading Challenge kicks off as one in three parents say reading slips in holidays

One in three parents say regular reading with their children slips in the summer holidays, according to a Reading Agency survey ahead of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-12 00:23:25 UTC ]
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If you read one Mark Zuckerberg takedown today, read this one

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes has harsh words about Facebook and its founder. Thursday morning, the New York Times published an op-ed by Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes that pulled no punches. Hughes’s message was right there in the headline: “It’s time to break up Facebook.”Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital. The post Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama shares his June reading list, but don't expect any beach reads

Former President Obama is out of office but he’s keeping up on politics and social issues with the books he’s reading. Obama shared a list of books he's been reading on Facebook on Saturday. The list is long on intellectual nonfiction and short on anything that could be described as a beach read.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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