Now you too can invest in obscenely expensive collectibles

Are you ready to own a small piece of a first-edition Harry Potter book? Good news: Your assets can now include a 1982 Aston Martin V8 Vantage worth $297,500, and a Bleu Saphir Lizard Hermés Birkin Bag worth $58,000, and Michael Jordan’s game sneakers from 1988, worth $22,000. They can be yours—in tiny fractions.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-31 13:54:58 UTC ]
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German publishers join collecting society to collect money from Google

Twelve German online news publishers have taken a 50 percent stake in collecting society VG Media, with the aim of receiving compensation from search engines that republish parts of news articles.Joining collecting society VG Media is the publishers’ first step toward collecting compensation... Continue reading at PC World

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Rupi Kaur's third poetry collection acquired by S&S

Simon & Schuster will publish home body, the third collection of poetry and illustrations from Rupi Kaur.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 19:44:33 UTC ]
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In Emma Cline’s story collection, ‘Daddy,’ flawed men reap what they sow

As in “The Girls,” Cline’s wit is on point and her writing is evocative and seductive. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 08:54:40 UTC ]
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Media report: Amazon plans to invest in Rackspace

San Antonio-based cloud services company Rackspace Technology Inc. could get investment from Seattle-based tech giant Amazon.com Inc., according to a Reuters report citing an anonymous source close to the deal. Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) would acquire a minority stake in Rackspace (Nasdaq: RXT) in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-08-17 16:02:51 UTC ]
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Updating the ‘You Go Girl’ Book Collection

New children’s books published to mark the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary provide a wider lens than Alice Paul and dig deeper than “Girls Rule!” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-17 14:15:46 UTC ]
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An Industry Disrupter: Spotlight on the Collective Book Studio

The full-service, partnership publisher collaborates with authors to elevate bookmaking to an art form. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Prayer Collections Help Believers Dial in to God

Publishers say books of new or familiar prayers appeal to Christians who may struggle to express words of praise, petition or gratitude. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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40 feminist writers take up fight against domestic violence in 'empowering' collection

Layla Saad, Dorothy Koomson, Kate Mosse, Laura Bates and Kerry Hudson are among 40 writers contributing to a "uniquely empowering" feminist charity book collection, spearheaded by the Feminist Book Society, in collaboration with not-for-profit publishers And Other Stories in the UK and The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 15:11:50 UTC ]
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Readers have many opinions on how to cull your book collection — and also why you never should

Commenters responded to a recent essay about giving away books with a mix of philosophical musings and practical advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In turbulent times, culling my book collection gave me the illusion of control. Then the dilemmas began multiplying.

Should I keep the first edition or the fine dust jacket? Deciding what books should stay or go is more art than science. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lana Del Rey will release her poetry collection as an audiobook set to Jack Antonoff music. (Same.)

Lana Del Rey is releasing her forthcoming poetry collection, Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass, on Tuesday, July 28 in digital form. In case you prefer your celebrity poetry spoken aloud, though, she has also recorded an audio version of the book, which will be released on vinyl, CD,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-24 16:04:22 UTC ]
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Picador signs Antrobus collection at auction

Picador has snapped up a new collection of poetry from 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize winner Raymond Antrobus in a multi-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 16:59:05 UTC ]
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On the Biggest Collection of Fantasy Tales Since WWII

Fantasy, like any form of fiction or mode of fiction, can contain multitudes. At least, that is what we found when researching and compiling The Big Book of Modern Fantasy. In one sense, our task was made easier by the sheer immensity of the project: at 500,000 words, our anthology is the single... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-21 08:48:17 UTC ]
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Lana Del Rey's debut poetry collection to S&S

Simon & Schuster is to publish a debut book of poetry by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 12:24:03 UTC ]
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'Invest money in podcasts to reap greatest benefits,' publishers told

Publishers have been urged to put their money where their mics are when it comes to podcasting, to reap the most benefits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 19:05:22 UTC ]
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Jilly Cooper's journalism collection to Transworld

Transworld has bagged Between the Covers, a collection of journalism from Jilly Cooper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:14:49 UTC ]
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Indies rally to collect and donate used children's books

Fourteen bookshops across London, Bucks and Oxfordshire have joined forces to collect donations of used children's books to be gifted to those in need.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 14:23:44 UTC ]
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Investment Firm Bids to Nominate Directors to B&NE Board

Barnes & Noble Education said it was surprised to learn that Outerbridge Capital, which owns 13.5% of the company, plans to nominate four of its own candidates to run for B&NE's board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Lanchester's 'unsettling' short story collection

Faber is to publish a collection of short stories by John Lanchester this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 08:59:04 UTC ]
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