Three plucky sisters refuse to accept their place in the world in Amy Stewart’s new novel

As the world verges on World War I, the battle of the sexes rages in “Kopp Sisters on the March.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-16 14:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Surfacing,’ Kathleen Jamie ponders the natural world and our place in it

The poet and essayist recalls visiting two archaeological sites where “the past can spill out of the earth, become the present.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-03 16:54:28 UTC ]
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'I wanted the Waterstone’s stores to be the most civilised and welcoming places in the world'

In an extract from his memoir, Waterstones founder Tim Waterstone describes the early days of the chain's creation.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines UK CEO James Wildman: ‘The media world is turning into a messy place’

"When I arrived, nothing was broken. We had all the raw materials -- strong brands and great journalists -- but it felt like a bowl of spaghetti." The post Hearst Magazines UK CEO James Wildman: ‘The media world is turning into a messy place’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Schumer will finally share details of her life with the world

The year of Amy Schumer continues, with Gallery Books announcing that it has a deal with the actress and comedian for a memoir. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Amy Stewart - Gardening Expert to Debut Novelist

When gardening writer Amy Stewart was researching The Drunken Botanist (Algonquin, 2013), about the intersection of botany and booze, she came across Henry Kaufman, a gin smuggler from a hundred years ago. Although she hasn't been able to verify that he's the same Kaufman who ran a silk-dyeing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Hack: "You can make the world a better place"

Hackers at the first ever FutureBook Hack need to come up with ideas that will work in the real... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

No soccer players, no references to Rio de Janiero or Brazil. Is this any way to launch a World Cup campaign?Johnson & Johnson thinks so. The official health-care sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is kicking off its U.S. marketing effort for the games by hardly mentioning them.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In the darkly comic boarding-school world of ‘Oligarchy,’ being thin is everything

Scarlett Thomas continues her streak of turning complicated subjects into must-read novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 23:13:01 UTC ]
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They wanted to remake the world; instead we got President Trump

Andrew Bacevich explains how America’s elites wasted the promise of the post-Cold War era. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. These are some of the best stories you can read right now online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:35:44 UTC ]
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In ‘Dear Edward,’ the world’s most famous orphan finds something to live for

Ann Napolitano has written a novel about the peculiar challenges of surviving a public disaster in the modern age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-31 17:24:50 UTC ]
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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The World of 'Watchmen' Ended Twice This Week

Two sequels to the classic comic book series came to a conclusion just days apart—one more successfully than the other. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-12-18 18:04:02 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s World Outreach Prompts Seven Translations

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s international outreach and activities in 2019 have resulted in new rights deals for some of its winning titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s World Outreach Prompts Seven Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-18 07:30:21 UTC ]
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Sharjah World Book Capital Program Backs Kenyan Library Restoration

Backing 'the journey of a historic cultural icon' in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration. The post Sharjah World Book Capital Program Backs Kenyan Library Restoration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-17 13:10:22 UTC ]
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