SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg, who grew up in Twin Cities, dead at 47

SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg, who grew the company to a $2 billion valuation, died suddenly on Friday night. He is survived by wife Sheryl Sandberg, the COO at Facebook Inc., and two children. Sandberg married Goldberg in 2004 and credited him in her book "Lean In" for his role in creating a family where both spouses shared domestic responsibilities so each could pursue their careers. No cause was released, though The New York Times reported that Goldberg was on vacation abroad with Sandberg… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Riots Continue to Affect Twin Cities Shops and Bookstores

A second night of rioting in Minneapolis/St. Paul continues to affect booksellers located in the areas that have become scenes of violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Photographer David Loftus honours twin in 'testimony to brotherhood'

Bluebird has acquired a "poignant" memoir and "beautiful testimony to brotherhood" from photographer David Loftus about coming to terms with losing his twin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to livestream 'Twin Peaks' marathon to mark David Lynch publication

Canongate is to mark the global publication of filmmaker David Lynch’s "highly anticipated" memoir, Room to Dream, with a marathon "Twin Peaks" viewing session. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Literary Festival Coming to the Twin Cities

The Minneapolis-based literary nonprofit the Loft has announced that it's sponsoring a new annual literary festival, Wordplay. The inaugural two-day event is set for May 11-12, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twin Cities, Already Rich in Children's Bookstores, to Add Another

The Twin Cities is gaining another indie children's bookstore this spring with the opening of Babycake's Book Stack. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twin Cities Bookseller Dan Odegard Dies

Dan Odegard, who co-founded St. Paul's Odegard's Books in 1978, died of plasma cancer Tuesday. Odegard's was regarded as a Twin Cities literary icon until it closed in 1992. Odegard also served as director of trade publishing at Hazelden Publishing from 1995-1998. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

It’s not uncommon for lines out the door of stores on Fairfax Avenue on any given day, but kids asking for autographs from the founder of what is, for all intents and purposes, a backpack company? That’s got to say something. As Sprayground founder and creative director David Ben-David strode up... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Bobit CEO Launches New Company, Acquires Machine Learning Conference

An ongoing pause on large-scale gatherings in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2020, unsurprisingly, also led to a near-total shutdown of M&A activity in the conference and trade show space. At the onset of Q3, however, the Machine Learning Conference—an eight-year-old events series... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-13 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Illustrating Nick Carraway’s Infatuation with New York City High Life

The following is excerpted from The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel. * __________________________________ From The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. Copyright renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Adapted Text and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-09 08:47:44 UTC ]
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Under Newly Elected Chairman, Ebony Board Ousts CEO

The board of directors at Ebony has removed CEO Willard Jackson, the magazine said Sunday, citing an ongoing independent investigation into "a number of transactions that Jackson led." A co-founder and vice chairman of Clear View Group (CVG), the private equity firm that acquired Ebony from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-06 17:59:58 UTC ]
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Oral Arguments Set in B&N's Bid to Knock Out Former CEO's Defamation Claim

Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil has set August 6 at 11 a.m. for oral argument on a Barnes & Noble motion to knock out two of the most dangerous—and potentially costly—claims in a lawsuit filed against the retailer by fired CEO Demos Parneros in August of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dead Ink and Influx launch collaborative imprint

Independent publishers Dead Ink and Influx are launching an imprint, called New Ruins, focused on books that "defy the conventions" of literary and genre fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 22:40:32 UTC ]
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Scholastic CEO talks civil unrest, pandemic

When the pandemic shut down U.S. schools nationwide in March, Scholastic Corp. immediately offered a free online learning hub for millions families with kids Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-05 14:03:09 UTC ]
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Publishers cut ties with David Starkey after 'abhorrent' comments

HarperCollins says it will no longer publish books by historian David Starkey and is reviewing his backlist, describing his recent comments on slavery as “abhorrent”. Vintage and Hodder & Stoughton have also said they will not publish further books from him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 13:56:37 UTC ]
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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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Wanted dead or archive: how film-makers repurpose old footage

Werner Herzog did it with Grizzly Man, Adam McKay did it with Vice – from archival libraries to old film canisters from charity shops, the past is waiting to be brought to lifeA child sits on a rock ledge buckling his shoe. The camera zooms towards a mysterious dark shape behind him as the boy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop David's bought by staff

David’s Bookshop in Hertfordshire has been bought by its staff and remodelled as a John Lewis-style employee ownership trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:30:47 UTC ]
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