Men Drove ‘Flash Boys’ Buzz

After Michael Lewis’s much-buzzed about 60 Minutes appearance at the beginning of the month, "Flash Boys," the author’s exploration of high-speed trading on Wall Street, was the most-talked about book on social media in April. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The famous and famously vain men of Carly Simon's 'Boys in the Trees'

“Boys in the Trees,” Carly Simon’s new memoir, is largely about her passionate, tumultuous marriage to James Taylor. But before Simon wed Taylor in 1972, she had a string of relationships with some of the decade’s most famous actors and musicians. She was conflicted about the dalliances, writing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Norton Back to Press on 'Flash Boys'

After a much-talked about "60 Minutes" appearance by Michael Lewis, Norton has gone back to press for 50,000 more copies of the author's new book, "Flash Boys." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at Slate

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club

Oprah is great for women, but she's not talking to men. Isn't it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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‘Eddie’s Boy,’ by Thomas Perry, continues the saga of a retired hit man who can’t escape his past

One of Perry’s unique talents is his ability to tell the same story over and over again, while finding ways to make it fresh and absorbing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Don't give up on men

The challenge of men and boys reading has been around for some years now, with a lack of engagement with fiction in particular becoming a generally accepted truth. Many recent articles state that as much as 80% of fiction is bought by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Stanley and Zhang crowned Staunch's short story and flash fiction winners

Laura Stanley, a creative writing graduate and masters student at Nottingham University, has won the Staunch Short Story Prize with her unpublished story "Mrs Hawkins and The Orchard".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Children's Book Gives Boys Who Love Ballet A Chance To Feel Seen

John Robert Allman's "Boys Dance!" explains how fancy footwork can pay off at school and in sports, while spotlighting male role models in the art form. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Merriam-Webster Has Strong Words For Trump’s Debate Take On Proud Boys

According to the dictionary publisher, "stand back" means to take a few steps backward while "stand by" means to be or to get ready to act. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Fourth Estate wins 10-publisher auction for French sensation I Hate Men

Fourth Estate has won a 10-publisher auction for Pauline Harmange’s I Hate Men, which caused a storm on its release in France, with calls for it to be banned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Goodfellas’ turned 30 this year. ‘Made Men’ explores its lasting influence.

Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film was far from a surefire hit, but it cemented his legacy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Emma Cline’s story collection, ‘Daddy,’ flawed men reap what they sow

As in “The Girls,” Cline’s wit is on point and her writing is evocative and seductive. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Meyer, Hannity Drove Sales Up 10% Last Week

Driven by strong sales from a host of new titles—including 'Midnight Sun' and 'Live Free or Die'—unit sales of print books rose 10.2% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mary Trump Book Drove Sales Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 11.5% last week as Mary L. Trump's 'Too Much and Never Enough' sold over 337,000 print units at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The juvenile nonfiction category had a 21.3% increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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