Sexism and Genius Collide ‘In the Land of Men’

Adrienne Miller’s memoir chronicles her tenure as fiction editor of Esquire in the 1990s and her rocky relationship with David Foster Wallace, the era’s iconic novelist. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-11 10:00:07 UTC ]
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Bud Light brings back ‘Real Men of Genius’ with new twist for digital age

Bud Light’s “Real Men of Genius” campaign--which set a new standard for funny radio ads--is being resurrected for the social media age. The brew is rebranding the campaign “Internet Heroes of Genius” and running them exclusively on digital, including on streaming audio services Spotify and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Rugged Land Books Returns, Rebrands as Rugged Land Media

After several years in limbo, Rugged Land is back as a media company with interest in print and digital publishing, television, and film. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capel & Land demerges as Land departs

Anita Land is leaving agency Capel & Land to set up her own business, focusing on TV and broadcasting rights.   Land, who was previously a director at Capel & Land, left the company on 23rd June and is taking her clients with her to set up her own company from different premises. No... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club

Oprah is great for women, but she's not talking to men. Isn't it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Koomson 'finds her Verity' as Gbeleyi lands audio role after open casting call

Maria Gbeleyi has been chosen as the voice of Verity Gillmare in the audio version of Dorothy Koomson’s new novel, All My Lies are True (Headline). The announcement follows an open casting call, "Find My Verity", designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 11:36:17 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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John Bolton's Memoir Lands, Receives Mixed Reception from Bookstores

After months of delays due to the Trump administration's attempts to prevent its publication, John Bolton's White House memoir finally lands today—and while some booksellers are eager to sell it, others refuse to do so. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Decade-long study shows why South Africa needs to stop stereotyping young black men

Young black men are often viewed through a criminal lens. A new book based on an 11-year-long study of adolescent men in a South African township upends the stereotypes. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-15 15:08:26 UTC ]
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Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea lands £40,000 Wolfson History Prize

David Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea (Allen Lane), a global history of humankind told through our relationship with the world’s oceans, has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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He was one of the most hunted men on Earth — and then he disappeared

Steven Johnson recounts the tale of pirate Henry Every, who terrorized the Indian Ocean. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pan Macmillan lands Hannah novel in six-figure deal

Pan Macmillan has landed Kristin Hannah's new novel in a six-figure deal ahead of the Netflix series of her book Firefly Lane (Pan). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 08:06:35 UTC ]
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Indie Success: Where Personal And Political Collide

Thompson spoke with 'PW' about the impetus for the book, today’s widening sci-fi landscape, and her work as an activist and advocate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins lands 'remarkable' stories of RNLI rescues

HarperCollins has landed a book by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution recounting some of its most dramatic rescues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Greater Washington lands another company on the Fortune 500

Fortune has unveiled its 2020 list of the 500 largest publicly traded American companies, and just like it did in 2019, Fairfax County has a new entrant. Reston’s Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) enters the Fortune 500 at No. 466 with $6.38 billion in 2019 revenue, up 37%... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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