‘The Year of Miracles’ is a welcome reminder to savor the small stuff

Ella Risbridger’s new book beautifully explores the consolations of friendship and cooking (recipes included). Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-03 12:00:28 UTC ]
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‘Brood,’ a quiet meditation on the small stuff, makes for a perfect pandemic read

Jackie Polzin’s novel finds the joy in raising chickens, baking — even cleaning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Facts, just the facts: My 10-year-old has reminded me of the allure of the almanac

Paging through the “World Almanac and Book of Facts” has been surprisingly soothing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 14:00:00 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards 2020: Small Press of the Year

The Small Press of the Year Award returns for a second year: last year the overall award was won by Bath-based publisher Wild Things Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 11:25:57 UTC ]
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AOC Reminds Us Libraries Aren’t “Free Stuff:” Critical Linking, November 29, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-29 11:30:56 UTC ]
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5 Small Press Audiobooks To Give As Gifts This Year

For book lovers, Small Business Saturday means a trip to the local independent bookstore, many of which invite local authors to hang out and make recommendations. If you’re an audiobook lover you can still support small businesses, and I don’t mean purchasing your audiobooks on compact disc. Ask... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:48:59 UTC ]
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Small Agency Of The Year, Experiential, Gold: Imprint Projects

Before it was an agency, Imprint Projects was a bookstore founded by art curators and exhibition programmers Adam Katz, Dina Pugh and David Kramer. The chops they honed in those positions working across culture and retail formed the roots of what’s now a full-service creative shop that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-01 02:15:00 UTC ]
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Shortlists for inaugural Small Press of the Year award revealed

Forty-one small presses have made it into the regional and country shortlists of The British Book Awards’ new prize for Small Presses, sponsored by the CPI Group, launched to celebrate the innovative and nimble publishers making names for themselves outside the mainstream. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Beer to Publish 400-Year-Old SF Novel

The Easthampton, Mass., press is preparing to release an English language edition of what it is calling the world's first science fiction novel, 'The Chemical Wedding,' written in German in 1616. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Small loss for Faber in 'tough' year

Faber saw a sharp drop in turnover for the year ending March 2014, and made a small operating loss for the year. The independent publisher recorded a turnover for the year of £16.3m, down 18% from £20m in the previous year. From an operating profit of £2.3m in the year to end March 2013, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SPX 2014 Marks 20 Years Celebrating Small Press Comics

SPX, an annual festival for independent and self-published comics, opens this weekend, September 13-14 in North Bethesda, Maryland with such artists as Lynda Barry, Keith Knight, Charles Burns and others. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A winner of this year’s Windham-Campbell Prizes dropped out of the literary scene for 40 years.

New hero alert: Wong May, the winner of this year’s $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize in poetry, who expressed surprise at the award given than she has consciously eschewed the literary world in favor of the work itself. On the Windham-Campbell website, Wong May has one of the all-time great... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-29 19:56:25 UTC ]
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DoubleVerify: Inflammatory and Misleading Content Spiked 83% Year Over Year Last November

Brands unwittingly spent a minimum of $235 million in advertising on sites linked to disinformation in 2019, according to Global Disinformation Index estimates, and digital media analytics, data and measurement platform DoubleVerify released a new report that examined three of the most important... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-02-23 00:05:16 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Print market volumes up 18% year on year since bookshops reopened

Bookshops reopening since lockdown restrictions eased have boosted the market 18% in volume against the same period in 2019, with 14.6 million books sold since shop doors opened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 09:17:49 UTC ]
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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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