Natasha Trethewey: I find myself longing for slower ways of connection

The former U.S. poet laureate discusses the pleasures of anticipating letters from friends and shares the poetry she is turning to during the coronavirus crisis Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 09:26:58 UTC ]
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PubTech Connect: New Ways to Connect with Readers

Meet the leaders of companies that are creating new narratives around book coverage and fostering literary communities online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: LONG WAY DOWN: The Graphic Novel By Jason Reynolds

Check out the graphic novel adaptation of Jason Reynolds' award-winning YA novel, LONG WAY DOWN. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:35:20 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: LONG WAY DOWN: The Graphic Novel By Jason Reynolds

Check out the graphic novel adaptation of Jason Reynolds' award-winning YA novel, LONG WAY DOWN. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:35:20 UTC ]
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We've come a long way with LBGTQ+ literature

In 2012, the literary critic Suzi Feay lamented the lack of new lesbian voices in UK publishing. Describing what she saw as “a shortage of lesbian writers in Britain today”, she wondered who would follow in the footsteps of established authors like Ali Smith, Sarah Waters and Jeanette Winterson.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 12:20:04 UTC ]
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Buddhist Pubs Find New Ways to Cope with Covid-19

Publishers of books on Buddhism are focusing on digital products, compiling reading lists, promoting online author events, and more in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic and rapid changes in the marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

I SIT WITH María Lynch and Sandra Pareja in the sixth-story office of Casanovas & Lynch, a literary agency in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Lynch is a partner at the agency, Pareja does foreign rights, and both of them are also literary agents. We talk about the many roles an agent... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-06 13:30:42 UTC ]
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Septemberland, How to Find Your Way in a Post-9/11 Dystopian World

TO BE A STRANGER in your own land is alienating enough, but to be a stranger among your own people? That vexing question is at the heart of two books — one a Bildungsroman, the other a memoir — by Arab authors whose narratives might be best described as the misadventures of the insider-outsider.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-15 18:00:32 UTC ]
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‘The industry will always find a way’: Candid thoughts of European publishers on the state of media

During the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Budapest this week, 250 publishers and industry execs shared the struggles they face navigating the current environment. The post ‘The industry will always find a way’: Candid thoughts of European publishers on the state of media appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-22 04:01:43 UTC ]
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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
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Review: A lover of surfing, AJ Dungo finds connection and solace in 'In Waves'

AJ Dungo approaches his graphic novel "In Waves" as a history of surfing and a record of a girlfriend's cancer death. Surfing, for Dungo, is connection and solace. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-10 01:55:56 UTC ]
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In Sourcebooks, PRH Finds a New Way to Grow

In taking a 45% stake in the Illinois publisher, Penguin Random House can let a good thing be and benefit at the same time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Beckerman | 'Those repressed stories will always find their way out'

The new novel by Hannah Beckerman traces the impact of a family secret upon three generations of women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bible Journaling: Connecting with Scripture in a New (Old) Way

Crossway's new line of ESV Scripture Journals lets readers interact with each book of the New and Old Testaments. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kelley's 'long lost classic' scooped by Quercus after seven-way auction

Quercus has given all staff the day off to read William Melville Kelley's "important and impactful" novel A Different Drummer, recently acquired by the publisher in a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Find Way Into Readers' Hearts Is Through Stomachs

The digital publisher recipe for online growth: Take a dash of food video, stir in plenty of social media, heap on the branded contentthen bake a new brand.News doesn't quite monetize as well as lifestyle fare, so publishers from Mic to Time are serving up new batches of content to attract more... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boston Bombing Survivor Finds a New Way Forward

Rebekah Gregory was three feet from the bomb blast during the Boston Marathon. She lost her left leg and had 18 surgeries, but the mother of two is moving on with hope as told in her memoir ‘Taking My Life Back.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long-Lost Soul Food Cookbook Finds New Life

'Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook,' Pamela Strobel's collection of soul food recipes, is coming back after being out of print for 40 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Niche Bookstores Find Their Way

After seeing their numbers decline dramatically, surviving specialty bookstores are finding new ways to thrive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google E-book Program Finding Its Way

Google executives believe the company’s ebook program is on the right course, after some early missteps, as it enters its fifth year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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