The Week in Libraries: October 11, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new ALA e-book club launches; pushback on Macmillan's library e-book embargo keeps rolling in; and are library workers under siege? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Lit Hub Weekly: October 7 – 11, 2019

Anyone but the people: from voter suppression to foreign intervention, Rebecca Solnit on the Republican party’s attacks on democracy. | Lit Hub Politics When Stephen King is your father, the world is full of monsters: Joe Hill on standing in the shadow (and light) of his famous dad. | Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-12 11:30:14 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: October 4, 2019

A federal court delivers a mixed decision on net neutrality; OCLC hosts its annual Library Futures Conference; and library supporters continue to hammer Macmillan over its e-book embargo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: The National Book Awards are awarded in New York; in Florida, a group of county commissioners double down on their refusal to allow their library to buy a 'New York Times' digital subscription; and Elsevier announces a breakthrough open-access deal with Carnegie... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 15, 2019

Among the headlines this week: ALA applauds Trump's choice to lead IMLS; the simple reason why some librarians believe Macmillan's e-book embargo is destined to flop; and administrators finally come clean about why a YA author's library visit was canceled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 11, 2019

The Mueller Report goes graphic, Tor spends six figures on a debut, Doubleday buys a book on Trump from a New York Times reporter and New Yorker columnist, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 11, 2019

Lee Child has the #1 book in the country with ‘Blue Moon.’ The week’s other notable releases include ‘The Beautiful Ones,’ Prince’s posthumously published memoir, and ‘Find Me,’ André Aciman’s sequel to ‘Call Me by Your Name.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: November 8, 2019

Among the week's headlines: the pressure keeps mounting on Macmillan following its library e-book embargo; a backlash follows after a group of Florida elected officials politicizes the library's New York Times subcription; and an update on the Library of Congress modernization efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan CEO John Sargent writes to librarians; more libraries announce boycotts of Macmillan e-books as the publisher's embargo begins; and why being a whistleblower doesn't pay. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Weekly: October 21 – 25, 2019

Duras’s body of work is a reminder that it’s okay to press send, to publish your drafts.” On Marguerite Duras, proto-internet essayist. | Lit Hub Memoir “Space flight is not being powered by people doing reasonable things.” Peter Ward explores the fraught history (and inevitable future) of space... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-26 10:30:56 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 28, 2019

This week: the latest from Lee Child, plus a hilarious novel about twins with a very special power. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 28, 2019

Elton John has the #2 book in the country with ‘Me,’ one of a number of celebrity-penned titles debuting on our list. Plus Hoda Kotb’s ‘I Really Needed This Today’ is #3 in the country, and Elizabeth Strout returns to the Pulitzer Prize-winning world of a cantankerous math teacher in ‘Olive, Again.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 28, 2019

The anonymous author (and Trump staffer) behind a now-infamous Times op-ed gets a publishing deal, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 21, 2019

This week: the latest from Nelson DeMille, plus a biography of Thomas Edison from a Pulitzer winner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 21, 2019

YA fantasy author Leigh Bardugo hits the charts with her first adult novel, 'Ninth House,' and more in this week's bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 21, 2019

Ballantine re-ups a major bestseller, HarperOne gets into the swing with Tiger Woods, Candlewick nabs a book based on a viral tweet, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This week's agency moves, hires, and partnerships: October 14, 2019

Serviceplan Group Middle East hired Akhilesh Bagri as executive creative director. Previously, he held positions at BBDO, JWT, Leo Burnett and FP7 on brands including HSBC, Coca-Cola, Mastercard, Emirates Airlines, HSBC, Sony, PepsiCo, Nestle and Mars. Gabriel Guedelha joins The Via Agency as... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 14, 2019

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has the #1 book in the country with ‘Blowout.’ Plus Ryan Holiday, the Daily Stoic, reminds acolytes that ‘Stillness Is the Key,’ and Reese’s Book Club selects a nonfiction title about ‘Fair Play.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of October 14, 2019

Seven-figure deals dominate this week’s column, as publishers open their wallets in the run-up to this week’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: October 7, 2019

Journalist and cultural critic Ta-Nehisi Coates has the #1 book in the country with his fiction debut, ‘The Water Dancer.’ Plus Jonathan Van Ness of ‘Queer Eye’ goes ‘Over the Top’ and lands the #9 book overall, and Ann Patchett returns with ‘The Dutch House,’ #5 in hardcover fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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