NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook gives the Thunder a lift

Russell Westbrook scored 45 points to help the host Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-hand-ed Dallas Mavericks, 109-98, on Thursday night. Harrison Barnes scored 31 points for the Mavericks, who were without four of their top five scorers, including Wesley Matthews (hip strain). Dallas cut an... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBA roundup: Mavericks win fourth consecutive game against Thunder

Harrison Barnes scored 24 points, Dennis Smith Jr. got 11 of his 19 points in the final 1:39 and Dallas beat Oklahoma City to close out 2017 with its season-best fourth straight win. Dirk Nowitzki added 13 points for Dallas, which had lost four straight in Oklahoma City and seven of nine overall... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Dore’s exit from News Corp lifts lid on behaviour at governor general’s residence | Weekly Beast

Dore was promoted to editor-in-chief of the Australian despite alleged behaviour and remained in post until WSJ event. Plus: Friendlyjordies’ fire scareFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastNot even a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-25 03:15:19 UTC ]
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Finalists for 2022 NBA in Young People's Literature Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the five finalists for the 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: It Is Still Good To Be Max Seeck

News of rights sales from publishers and literary agents today come from England, Norway, Finland, Italy, and Germany. The post Rights Roundup: It Is Still Good To Be Max Seeck appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-17 21:18:39 UTC ]
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Easter Bump Lifted Print Book Sales by 10% Last Week

With Easter getting closer, the children's category had a big jump in sales last week over a year ago, leading to an overall 10.2% increase in print unit sales for the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: After London Book Fair Closes

Our featured rights deals at the end of the 2022 London Book Fair week include titles from Finland, Italy, Sweden, and more. The post Rights Roundup: After London Book Fair Closes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-08 17:20:46 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Ukraine’s Andrej Kurkow and ‘Grey Bees’

Even amid the excitement and pleasure in an in-person staging of Bologna Children's Book Fair, the Ukraine nightmare was never forgotten. The post Rights Roundup: Ukraine’s Andrej Kurkow and ‘Grey Bees’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-25 17:54:43 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom train thunders on as Yanagihara tops Original Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Comfort Food (Bluebird) has reigned in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fifth week in total, shifting 33,624 copies last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 10:37:05 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Frankfurter Buchmesse Straight Ahead

Swedish readers are finding themselves in a widening conversation around gender relations based in a debut, 'Letters to Men.' The post Rights Roundup: Frankfurter Buchmesse Straight Ahead appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-15 11:30:14 UTC ]
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2021 NBA Longlists Announced

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2021 National Book Award longlists. Five finalists in each of the five categories will be named on October 5, and the winner will be announced during the awards ceremony on November 17, which will once again be held in-person at Cipriani... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Ray Bradbury’s ‘A Sound of Thunder’

‘A Sound of Thunder’ is one of the best-known short stories by the American writer Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). A time-travel story about how changing the past could bring about momentous and catastrophic changes to the future, ‘A Sound of Thunder’ is often taught and studied in schools and remains... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-09-11 14:00:31 UTC ]
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Russell, MacBride and Parks make McIlvanney Prize shortlist

Craig Russell, Stuart MacBride and Alan Parks have joined two debut writers on the McIlvanney Prize shortlist, which honours the best in Scottish crime fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 06:10:56 UTC ]
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Walliams' Megamonster thunders into the top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Megamonster (HarperCollins) has made its debut in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 52,919 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 16:42:41 UTC ]
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Action, boredom, protest and celebration inside the NBA bubble

The Post’s Ben Golliver on how covid and the racial-justice movement tested the league. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets

Today's Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The post World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-23 17:25:41 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again

Titles in our Rights Roundup come from Japan by way of Finland, as well as Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, the United States, and France. The post Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-09 16:27:44 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Lifts Forecast for Fiscal 2021

Citing continuing strong demand for books in February, Bloomsbury Publishing said it expects sales for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2021, to be above current market expectations and profits to be "significantly" ahead of previous forecasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Russell Banks’s ‘Foregone,’ a dying man comes clean

At 80, the author understands the mingled triumphs and humiliations of a long, complicated life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-09 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard ready for lift-off, as titles and schedule revealed

Books by Yaa Gyasi, Lisa Taddeo, Amanda Craig, Will Dean, Vaseem Khan, Stanley Tucci, Leone Ross, Kate Mosse, Bryony Gordon, Elle McNicoll, Dapo Adeola, and Rashmi Sirdeshpande will feature during the Springboard Conference, a joint initiative between The Bookseller and the Booksellers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 16:41:12 UTC ]
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