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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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My Novel’s Heroine is Doing Better in the Publishing World Than I Did

When I started writing my current novel, Paris Never Leaves You, I had no idea the protagonist, a young widow struggling to survive in Occupied Paris, would end up working in a New York publishing house. I knew she would get to America, but I assumed she would enter the fashion or beauty... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:22 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-27 10:30:43 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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Place writing in a pandemic

Since the turn of the millennium, whether responding to globalisation, the rise of digital technologies, or the climate emergency, many writers have become increasingly preoccupied with place and its meanings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 14:43:10 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents scores hat-trick in the charts top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has topped the UK Official Top 50 for a third week running, selling 32,013 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 02:42:45 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-09 19:25:33 UTC ]
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6 of the Best Audiobook Mysteries That Will Take You Around the World

Armchair detectives, get ready for a voyage around the world. You don't need to pack a bag--just pick up these audiobook mysteries and get sleuthing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-07 10:31:58 UTC ]
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Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-06 19:54:21 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents tops the charts as Nibbies winners soar

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has rocketed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 74,328 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 19:39:47 UTC ]
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