Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a helping hand from King Richard III, whose remains were found in a car park in the city in 2012. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 6AM City Is Rethinking Digital Media at a Local Level

From Greenville, S.C., to Lakeland, Fla., media company 6AM City is engaging audiences in communities across the southeastern U.S. with email newsletters in the spirit of The Skimm – but on a hyper-local level. In this episode, Co-Founder & COO Ryan Heafy discusses 6AM's business model,... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-05-18 12:31:36 UTC ]
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‘A tale of two cities’: The coronavirus is creating a barbell effect for publishers’ ad sales

The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Georgia Toffolo pens four-part Mills & Boon romance series

Reality TV star Georgia "Toff" Toffolo is penning a four-part series of seasonal romances for Mills & Boon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 04:10:38 UTC ]
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Pandemics have destroyed cities before. Could they do it again?

Charles Kenny, author of a forthcoming book on pandemics, is cautiously optimistic that cities will prevail in the era of COVID-19. Here, he talks to Richard Florida about how infectious diseases have shaped cities throughout history, how COVID-19 could impact urbanization, and why preparedness... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-14 11:15:24 UTC ]
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Fundraiser Buys City Lights Time to Plan

San Francisco's City Lights raised nearly half a million dollars on GoFundMe. The money was necessary to cover short term costs and buy time to form a viable strategic and succession plan for the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

One of the world's most famous bookstores was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak and asked for help to pay the bills Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-04-12 16:59:42 UTC ]
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City Lights Books could close for good—and it’s asking for your help.

San Francisco’s iconic City Lights bookstore, which has been an anchor of the city’s literary world since Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded it in 1953, is asking for help to stay financially afloat as its doors remain closed. The store launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for staff and to pay... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-10 16:03:18 UTC ]
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New Fairytales, New Graphic Novels

Fairy tales aren't what they used to be. They're better. Especially if they get translated into the graphic novel format. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-31 10:42:33 UTC ]
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Unique Magical Cities You Might Want To Visit

Taking a look at some of the most magical cities in science fiction and fantasy books for your next trip across the page. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:42:56 UTC ]
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Judge Allows PEN America Suit Against Trump to Proceed

The suit was first filed in October of 2018, after President Trump made numerous threats against journalists and organizations whose coverage he disliked. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Downtown Shuts Down, City Magazines Confront a Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces marketers to tighten their advertising budgets and organizers to cancel or postpone events, media companies of all sizes are scrambling to account for lost revenue. In cities across the U.S., a virtual suspension of public life is taking a disastrous toll on... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-23 14:46:51 UTC ]
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BookExpo Moves to July 22 to 26 in New York City: Coronavirus Update

A day after Penguin Random House announced it had withdrawn from the 2020 BookExpo and BookCon, the shows' organizers have moved the dates from May to July. The post BookExpo Moves to July 22 to 26 in New York City: Coronavirus Update appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-19 23:36:11 UTC ]
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English PEN calls for release of Ahdaf Soueif after coronavirus protest arrest

English PEN has called for the release of Egyptian author Ahdaf Soueif, who was arrested during a protest about the treatment of prisoners during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 19:53:50 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 01:49:46 UTC ]
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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-12 21:01:56 UTC ]
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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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‘The City We Became’ turns New York’s boroughs into multiracial avatars

N.K. Jemisin’s science fiction novel wastes no time with preliminaries. It’s a ferocious parable of modern race relations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-03-12 21:01:56 UTC ]
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Guardian Faber nets history of women's football

Guardian Faber has netted a general history of women’s football by Suzanne Wrack, the Guardian’s women’s football correspondent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 06:34:30 UTC ]
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ReedPop Postpones Emerald City Comic Con Over Virus Concerns

Concern over travel to pop culture conventions as well as delays in printing due to the new coronavirus are growing among comics publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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