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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Book Deals: Week of November 4, 2019

Val Kilmer’s memoir lands at a Big Five house, 'Dead Man Walking' goes graphic, the screenwriter of The Jerk sells a thriller, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 4, 2019

This week: the latest from Martin Cruz Smith, Erin Morgenstern, Carmen Maria Machado, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 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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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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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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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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