Springsteen Plays Well Abroad

Bruce Springsteen’s memoir, Born to Run, was an immediate hit when it was released at the end of September in the U.S. by Simon & Schuster, and the book topped the nonfiction bestseller list in Germany and Sweden at the end of last month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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New Adult Is Hot, but Will It Play Abroad?

While interest in romance titles is showing no signs of slowing down—they continue to find their way into top spots on bestseller lists and command major advances from big-six editors—it’s the newish category new adult that is particularly hot right now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Miles to play Cromwell in Mantel plays

Actor Ben Miles has been cast as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S signs Mason's 'delicious and playful' YA series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired Rock, Paper, Killers, the "delicious and playful" first in a line of YA thrillers by Alexia Mason, a new pseudonym for Irish crime writer Alex Barclay.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-18 07:49:47 UTC ]
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Data and AI Bring Moneyball Methods to Level the Sports Marketing Playing Field

About 20 years ago, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane used data and statistics to help his low-revenue team keep pace with wealthier competitors, making for a stronger roster. The resulting success inspired Michael Lewis' bestselling book Moneyball, which in turn led to Brad Pitt... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-11-01 21:30:00 UTC ]
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Should 007 be played by a woman? Why not? Seven books by women in the spy world show us how it’s done.

Women in espionage take center stage in “Red Widow,” “The Targeter,” “Life Undercover” and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What is the role of art in times of turmoil? ‘A Play for the End of the World’ offers no easy answers.

A novel by Jai Chakrabarti follows two productions of a play staged decades apart as acts of resistance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Students from abroad are back. What that means to the US.

Rajika Bhandari talks about her memoir “America Calling: A Foreign Student in a Country of Possibility” and how students from other countries benefit the U.S. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Great Ormond Street Hospital launches children's literature ‘Play' hub

Adam & Eve/DDB collaborated with the children’s hospital to create a resource to help children recover from anxiety, loneliness and fear of the unknown. Continue reading at Media Week

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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed snapshot of how libraries serve as digital equity hubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Misha and the Wolves review – Holocaust hoax doc plays like thriller

This film about Misha Defonseca, author of a ‘memoir’ about escaping the Nazis and sheltering with wolves as a child, is propulsively watchable“Sometimes a story is so astonishing it’s unbelievable.” So said a Massachusetts radio presenter in the 90s, introducing Misha Defonseca, a local Jewish... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-02 06:00:18 UTC ]
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Review: A symphonic new story collection plays variations on New Orleans in all its masquerades

Maurice Carlos Ruffin's lauded debut novel disguised his hometown; his new short story collection, "Those Who Don't Say They Love You," faces the city head on. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama are teaming up on a book.

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen and former President Barack Obama have written a book based on their podcast conversations, to be published globally by Penguin Random House in partnership with Higher Ground. The book chronicles, as Obama said in the book’s introduction, the men’s “shared... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Olivia Rodrigo started her career playing a book lover on TV.

BREAKING NEWS: yesterday, Zooey Deschanel tweeted about Olivia Rodrigo’s hot new album, Sour. Real footage of Olivia Rodrigo crediting me for inspiring her number #1 album. (JK, but great album @Olivia_Rodrigo!) pic.twitter.com/hMDezbLjEL — zooey deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel) June 7, 2021 She... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

London Book Fair's 'What Works?' education conference will take a series of looks at educational issues arising from the pandemic. The post London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Neuralink monkey can now play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do

It sounds like science fiction but the demonstration by Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is a brain-machine interface in action. Continue reading at Stuff

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‘The Performance’ unfolds over the course of a two-act play. The fact that it works is a miracle.

Claire Thomas’s three female protagonists ponder their worries while watching Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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True Born Englishman: did the BBC ban this Buckingham Palace play?

Peter Barnes’ monologue about a royal footman was commissioned for radio but never broadcast until now. Director Philip Franks and others unravel its mysteryThe most celebrated set of dramatic monologues for broadcasting and theatre are Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, first performed in the 1980s.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Child's Play picks up two more from Romani author Richard O’Neill

Independent publisher Child's Play will publish two more picture books by Romani author Richard O’Neill, as part of his Romani Tales series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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