Michael Lewis’s new podcast explores inequality via the coaching boom

The bestselling author returns with season two of his ‘Against the Rules’ podcast, shifting focus from the decline of referees in society to the proliferation of coaches. Since his first book was published back in 1989, Michael Lewis has been famous for explaining complex concepts and operations to people in a way that both entertains and informs, whether it’s Wall Street (Liar’s Poker, Flash Boys), sports analytics (Moneyball), Silicon Valley (The New New Thing), or government agencies (The Fifth Risk).Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-05 06:00:31 UTC ]
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Idris Elba-backed literary podcast Generation veX to explore race

A new podcast exploring race and identity in literature with guests including Bernardine Evaristo, Sara Collins and Derek Owusu has been launched, sponsored by Idris Elba’s production company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:07:13 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Michael Koryta Explores Locked-in Syndrome

In 'If She Wakes' (Little, Brown, May), Michael Koryta, a former private investigator and newspaper reporter, uses every detail of a character's short journey to build a suspenseful story. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcast series explores Polygon writer's path to publication

A new podcast series exploring a debut crime author’s 14-year journey to publication will be released on 20th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Exploring C. S. Lewis’s Lasting Popularity—52 Years After His Death

The 'Narnia' author's appeal is stronger than ever with five new books by and about him slated to publish in the months to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors on the Air April 4, 2014: Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, author of "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt" (Norton, 9780393244663) will appear on C-SPAN2's "BookTV" on Saturday, April 5. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Spotify just changed podcasting forever? Podcasts of the week

In a game-changing move, the streaming giant just bought Homecoming creators Gimlet. Plus: the pod going behind the scenes at the Mueller probeIn what is comfortably the biggest deal in the history of podcasting to date, streaming giant Spotify has bought Gimlet Media, the company behind series... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book podcasting revolution: Seven podcasts to tune into in 2019

The increasing popularity of podcasts has seen a number of new entrants: Alex Reads of Mostly Lit shares seven recommendations for the year ahead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics rolls out first podcast series

Penguin Classics is launching a podcast series, "On The Road with Penguin Classics", intended inspire new readers to discover old titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 10:24:42 UTC ]
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Comma Press anthology explores US foreign policy through fiction

Comma Press will publish The American Way: Stories of Invasion in May 2021, the first title in its History-into-Fiction series to step outside of British history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 23:34:53 UTC ]
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Self-Improvement Boom Sets Book Sales Off on Fast Start in 2021

More than 17.1 million print units were sold in the week ended January 9, 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, marking the first time in the history of the service that units topped the 17 million mark in the first week in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86

Blind since age 3, he used amanuenses to dictate sentences that he wrote in his head and revised out loud. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Women's Prize podcast ends second series with Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall has rounded off the second series of the "Women's Prize Podcast", picking books by Toni Morrison and Margaret Atwood among her top titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 18:58:43 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio strikes two-book deal with Wolf Road author Lewis

Hodder Studio is publishing the next two novels by Beth Lewis, author of debut The Wolf Road, starting with "powerful novel" The Origins of Iris, which touches on themes of self-discovery and survival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 05:11:55 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #9: Ilona Kisch on Public Library 2030

It’s largely accepted as a truism that libraries connect and work together—interlibrary loan, consortia, union catalogs. However, working together and connecting is not a simple task. Add in different histories, cultures, languages, political systems and you begin to get a sense of what... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #10: Jason Broughton on the Importance of Engaging the Unengaged

There aren’t too many librarians who get into the business in order to sue the federal government. And to be fair Jason Broughton, the state librarian of Vermont, didn’t want to join this club. But as the head of the census for the state of Vermont, he wanted to make sure everyone in the state... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Books Podcast teams up with Black Ballad and Evans

The Vintage Books Podcast is marking its 10th anniversary by partnering with digital media platform Black Ballad for a special Christmas episode with Diana Evans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 18:09:28 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph acquires two more from Keane

Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired two more novels from Mary Beth Keane, author of Ask Again, Yes (Penguin, 2020).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 08:28:59 UTC ]
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Wellcome and Profile to publish Mosse's 'timely' exploration of carer role

Wellcome Collection and Profile Books will publish An Extra Pair of Hands by Kate Mosse, her own "deeply personal" story of finding herself, in middle age, caring for her relatives.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 21:14:32 UTC ]
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Shukla launches first podcast ahead of Bluebird memoir

Nikesh Shukla is launching his first podcast series “Brown Baby” in January 2021 in partnership with Acast, ahead of his forthcoming memoir of the same name. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 12:07:08 UTC ]
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