The 1923 novel ‘Nordenholt’s Million’ explores issues unnervingly familiar in the Trump-covid era

The book, written by a British chemist, imagines a wealthy tycoon’s disturbing plan to save (some) humans from a biological disaster. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 16:14:54 UTC ]
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Making Children's Books in the Covid-19 Era

We take a look at how the coronavirus has prompted art and design professionals to adjust their process in innovative ways. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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To understand the Trump era, a Post critic read 150 books

Carlos Lozada finds that the best works are those least focused on the president. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 09:18:55 UTC ]
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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Informa issues £640m in bonds as part of Covid-19 action plan

Taylor & Francis owner Informa is issuing £640m worth of Euro bonds as part of its Covid-19 action plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 12:55:05 UTC ]
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‘Squeeze Me’ proves that the Trump era is Carl Hiaasen’s moment

Hiaasen’s satirical narrative wanders around a bit randomly, but with all the lovingly biting detail there isn’t a page here that flags. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodnight Moon redrawn as Good Morning Zoom for Covid-era kids

Investment banker Lindsay Rechler has rewritten classic story to ‘to explain to my children why their world was turned upside down’The classic 1947 children’s picture book Goodnight Moon has been reimagined for the coronavirus era as Good Morning Zoom, replacing Margaret Wise Brown’s lights and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-04 11:13:49 UTC ]
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US judge issues temporary block on Mary Trump memoir

A New York state judge has temporarily blocked Mary Trump and Simon & Schuster from "publishing, printing or distributing"  her memoir Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's most Dangerous Man.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 20:33:21 UTC ]
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Led By Donald Trump Books and Race Issues: Summertime US Nonfiction Heats Up

As a trio of books on Donald Trump from Simon & Schuster punctuate the summer lists, titles on racism fill out a soaring sector ahead of the November 3 presidential election. The post Led By Donald Trump Books and Race Issues: Summertime US Nonfiction Heats Up appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-16 16:45:41 UTC ]
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Manilla signs memoir exploring womanhood and choice in Trump's America

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Christa Parravani’s "harrowing and beautifully written" memoir Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood for its new literary imprint Manilla Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 17:12:09 UTC ]
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PRH Ups Digital Efforts in the Covid Era

Publishers are facing a new normal when it comes to their events businesses: digital or bust. At Penguin Random House, the efforts to pivot are manifold. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Defending the rule of law in the Trump era

A sobering reminder of what’s already been broken, and a way for Americans to fix it. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N rushes out 'urgent exploration of Covid-19 emergency'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is rush publishing Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano's How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises, pitching it as a book that "helps us understand why Covid-19 should be a wake-up call for us all". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 02:18:41 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Reed Exhibitions’ BookExpo Issues COVID-19 Statement

After the late cancellation of London Book Fair due to the coronavirus, Reed says BookExpo aims for a 'proactive and transparent' response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. The post Coronavirus: Reed Exhibitions’ BookExpo Issues COVID-19 Statement appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-05 12:30:45 UTC ]
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Finally, a novel that captures the inanity of the Trump era. It isn’t pretty.

Stephen Wright’s “Processed Cheese” is crazy, crude and completely of the moment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-21 17:04:44 UTC ]
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New York Magazine releases an entire Trump-free issue

New York Magazine wants you to buy its July 8-21 print issue because of what it doesn’t have. Per the promise of the coverline, it’s “An Entire Issue With Nothing About Trump!”—and indeed, other than that brief mention, the issue focuses on lots and lots of non-Trump things, starting with the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-08 15:19:21 UTC ]
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Coal Barons Who Donated $1 Million to Trump’s Increasingly Suspicious Inauguration Fund May Get Huge Favor

Bloomberg published an eyebrow-raising report Thursday night about a draft proposal being prepared by the Trump administration that would subsidize the coal industry in part by invoking a Cold War-era law intended for use in national security emergencies: Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US orders of Trump exposé top one million

Michael Wolff’s US publisher says it has orders for more than one million hardcover copies of Fire and Fury, with "hundreds of thousands of ebooks" already sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Empty satire: the regrettable rise of blank-paged books in the Trump era

Donald Trump loves Reasons to Vote Democrat, a volume of white space that follows a number of liberal spoofs with the same content. I prefer less vacant jokesIt’s a product worthy of Reggie Perrin’s Grot shop – the store opened to sell tat in David Nobbs’s magnificent satire of modern life: a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Getty Foundation to issue $8.5 million in grants for Latino and Latin American-themed shows across SoCal

A show about the boundary-pushing art of radical Latin American women and another devoted to the science fiction of the Americas are just two of 43 exhibitions and events receiving $8.5 million in grants from the Getty Foundation as part of Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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