Never click on this kind of Zoom invite. You’ll thank us forever

Zoom phishing scams are the latest conduit for planting malware to steal identities, passwords, and financial information. Your inbox is chock full of Zoom invitations, as everyone from your boss to your Aunt Elaine to your book club keeps your work and social calendars packed.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-07 12:55:38 UTC ]
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A New Kind of Conference for a New Kind of Author

O’Reilly Media and Publishers Weekly will hold the first Author {R}evolution Day February 12 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Below is a discussion with co-chair Kristen McLean on what attendees can expect at the day-long event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The Idiot’ sequel, ‘Either/Or,’ is the best kind of follow-up

Elif Batuman picks up Selin's story as she begins her sophomore year at Harvard. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jen Silverman on Re-reading, Making a Tarot Deck, and Other Kinds of Escape

Jen Silverman’s novel, We Play Ourselves, is out now in paperback from Random House, so we asked about her favorite books to give to friends, the best stories to revisit, and how she procrastinates. * What is your favorite book to give as a gift? I am bad at many things in life, among them... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-24 08:51:33 UTC ]
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Adapting to Changes in Pay-per-Click Advertising

In this panel—scheduled for May 24, 3–4 p.m. ET, and moderated by Carlyn Robertson, marketing lead at BookBub—book marketing experts will discuss what’s changed in the world of digital advertising in the past year. Topics of discussion include how marketers can adapt as major ad platforms and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukrainians stranded at Pearson Airport forced to rely on the kindness of strangers on social media

A lack of information from the federal government has forced some Ukrainians fleeing the war to turn to social media for help when they land at Toronto's Pearson Airport. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-05-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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How a search for kindness grew into an anthology of poems

Editor James Crews talks about how poems of kindness reminded him during the pandemic that “the world could still be a joyful, connected place.” Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-04-25 15:06:52 UTC ]
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Germany’s World Book Day: ‘I’ll Give You a Story’ of a Secret Lake

The 26th iteration in Germany of the 'I'll Give You a Story' project brings reading and environmentalism to schoolkids this year. The post Germany’s World Book Day: ‘I’ll Give You a Story’ of a Secret Lake appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Worry much? You’ll relate to Mary Laura Philpott’s book.

Philipott’s memoir-in-essays, “Bomb Shelter," is an insightful ode to the ups and downs of life. Nora Ephron would approve. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-11 11:00:03 UTC ]
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Beyond the Kindness Curriculum (shelftalker)

When we focus only on kindness, we might be overlooking an even more fundamental virtue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Summary and Analysis of Amy Tan’s ‘Two Kinds’

‘Two Kinds’ is a short story by the American author Amy Tan (born 1952), published as part of her book The Joy Luck Club in 1989. The story is about a young American girl born to Chinese parents; her mother pushes her to become a child prodigy, but the daughter […] Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Why being Black in America so often involves some kind of performance

Michael Eric Dyson explains the intersection of race, entertainment and survival. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Our kind of party

What does it mean to keep planning for a better tomorrow only to be knocked back by fate? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Forever and another day

It might seem odd for a magazine called The Bookseller to have a dedicated issue for “booksellers”, but this week’s issue is a dedicated one for, well, booksellers, including our now-annual listing of the Bookshop Heroes, those purveyors of the written word who, when push came to shove in 2021,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inspired by real-life murderers, Dostoevsky wrote a new kind of novel

“Crime and Punishment” was a turning point for the Russian writer — and for literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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You can now buy Mary Shelley’s old address—though you’ll have to bring your own goth.

News for Frankenstein fans, or just fans of the monster: according to Mansion Global, a two-bedroom Bloomsbury apartment at the address of Mary Shelley’s former home is on the market for $1.36 million. If you saved $1.17 million from not buying the first edition of Frankenstein that went up for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-01 18:01:36 UTC ]
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BBC and 9 Story Media Group bring A Kind of Spark to UK screens

Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) will be brought to UK screens in a live action series, following a partnership with BBC Children's and 9 Story Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-10 20:11:31 UTC ]
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Canada’s Governor General, Mary May Simon, Announces She’ll Attend Frankfurt

Canada's first Indigenous governor general, Mary May Simon, is to include Frankfurt Book Fair in her state visit to Germany this month. The post Canada’s Governor General, Mary May Simon, Announces She’ll Attend Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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If you love heroic fantasy a la George R.R. Martin, you’ll love ‘The Last Viking’

Don Hollway’s new novel is a fast-paced saga based on the life of Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Comic Book Accessories You’ll Need To Survive This Semester

A roundup of fantastic comic book accessories you'll need to survive this semester, so make some room on your school-shopping list.- K.W. Colyard Continue reading at Book Riot

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