On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with a bang. With Baldwin’s star power […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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Scholastic builds anticipation online for Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 18:28:18 UTC ]
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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

If you are currently living out your quarantine with an argumentative reader of fantasy and science fiction (possibly this person is your child, who knows), or if you aren’t but would like to be, you may get a kick out of this new video series from Penguin Random House, in which noted authors of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 14:08:45 UTC ]
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2020 AP Stylebook changes: person-first language, and the great ‘pled’ debate

The release of a new print edition of the Associated Press Stylebook has always been a highlight of many editors’ May, especially when it is accompanied by a session at the national conference of ACES: The Society for Editing, when AP editors announce the major changes. This year was a little... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-06 16:00:05 UTC ]
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The false ‘debate’ over reopening America

On March 24, President Trump told a Fox News virtual town hall that he’d love to have America “opened up and just raring to go” by Easter. Bill Hemmer, who was hosting, chuckled, and said that would be “a great American resurrection.” Later the same day, during a second appearance on Fox, Trump... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-13 12:02:48 UTC ]
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Building an Inclusive Learning Environment

A 2019 AASL Emerging Leaders team has developed a new toolkit for school librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian Booklist: my response to the exhausting diversity debate

I don’t ever want to be pitted against Lionel Shriver because, frankly, I’m intimidated by her. Shriver is successful, wealthy and powerful and has that brisk, irascible manner of formidable older women who just don’t give a damn anymore.  I was wary then when I was recently asked on a BBC... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 11:08:20 UTC ]
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Deep cleaning at HarperCollins' News UK building as Times coronavirus case confirmed

Deep cleaning is being ramped up at the News UK building, home of HarperCollins, after an employee of the Times tested positive for the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:24:36 UTC ]
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Debate over Scottish Poetry Library's anti-'no platforming' stance continues

The Scottish Poetry Library has come under fire from transgender and non-binary authors for its stance against “no-platforming” authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 19:17:37 UTC ]
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is just one gem in drag history’s crown. ‘Legendary Children’ looks at the performers and activists who paved the way.

Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez’s turn in a 250-plus page love letter to queer identity that uses Ru’s successful show as their entry point. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-03 20:23:41 UTC ]
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7 Tips for Publishers to Build Quality Experiences

A quality experience is something every publisher wants to offer their audience. Yet, there isn't a playbook on exactly how to do it. There are many variables in what makes for a quality experience, but ultimately it’s the readers/users themselves that decide. Still, there are creative ideas... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-20 17:20:54 UTC ]
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Remembering Alice Mayhew, Legendary Editor

On a bookshelf alongside the dining-room table, I maintain a narcissistic shrine consisting of first-edition copies of my eight books. Four of them were published by Alice Mayhew, the legendary editor at Simon & Schuster who died earlier this week at the well-disguised age of 87. And those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-06 00:28:27 UTC ]
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How Hearst is building an ‘experiences’ business

Aimed at growing consumer revenue, Hearst's new experiential division will work to build deeper relationships with readers by creating events that enthusiasts will be tempted to pay for. The post How Hearst is building an ‘experiences’ business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-21 05:00:50 UTC ]
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The (Quiet) Death of a Legendary Parisian Bookstore

When it was announced that the legendary bookshop Le Pont Traversé would definitely close down on the 31st of December in Paris, many French TV stations put in phone calls and tried to convince Josée Comte-Béalu to do a filmed interview. She refused every single one of them. “They are like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-20 09:48:10 UTC ]
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Sometimes You Have to Build the Book Cover in Your Living Room

Humiliation is a debut collection of nine stories by Paulina Flores. Each story takes place in Chile, in port cities marked by poverty, and all are tied together with the themes of disgrace, pride and shame experienced both publicly and personally by each of the richly described characters.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-26 09:49:20 UTC ]
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Media Execs Talk New Revenue Streams and Building on Loyal Audiences at the Folio: Show

Day two of the Folio: Show opened with another panel of industry veterans sharing insights on leveraging content for revenue, moderated by Christa Carone, president of Group Nine Media.  Eric Schurenberg, CEO of Mansueto Ventures, the parent company of Inc. and Fast Company, shared intel on how... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-31 21:34:33 UTC ]
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Seventh university presses convention seeks to build on sector’s broad appeal

Occupying a unique place in the publishing ecosystem, many university presses are achieving crossover hits. But balancing that with their bread and butter can be a challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 19:31:14 UTC ]
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Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom

The National Book Award finalist answers 10 questions about her debut memoir The Yellow House. The post Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-11 13:00:04 UTC ]
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Build that wall, and paint the pointy parts ‘flat black’!

In ‘Border Wars,’ Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear go inside a dysfunctional White House as it plots to dismantle immigration policy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 12:42:37 UTC ]
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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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The third Democratic debate has more substance, less fodder for pundits

Even by the standards of such events, the reaction to the third Democratic presidential primary debate, on ABC and Univision last night, has been tired. There was nothing unusual in the clichéd post-game chyrons (“GLOVES COME OFF IN THIRD DEMOCRATIC DEBATE”) or the contradictory accounts of who... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-09-13 12:04:26 UTC ]
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