Top five female characters in literature

For International Women’s Day, Kiera O’Brien picks her favourite female characters from literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Highly concerning': picture books bias worsens as female characters stay silent

Guardian research shows that the top 100 illustrated children’s books last year showed growing marginalisation of female and minority ethnic charactersThe most popular picture books published in 2018 collectively present a white and male-dominated world to children, feature very few BAME (black,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-13 05:00:18 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel executive blames plummeting sales on diversity and female characters

A Marvel executive has blamed declining comic book sales on the studio’s efforts to promote diversity and female characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finally: DC, Marvel announce new line-up with more female characters

Last summer, two-time National Book Award finalist Gene Luen Yang ("American Born Chinese") gave a rousing speech at the Library of Congress, letting his fellow writers know at the National Book Festival kickoff that the comic-book industry needs to do more, and give itself more liberty, to... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-06 09:30:20 UTC ]
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Here are the top tech trends of 2020, according to top experts

From AI breakthroughs to 5G deployment, these hot topics are on the minds of venture capitalists, tech execs, and analysts. In 2020, technologies will move toward the mainstream and begin impacting daily life. The next generation of wireless network, 5G, will begin to take hold, for example, and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-23 07:00:11 UTC ]
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Snapchat is raiding top competitors for talent, and charging top dollar for ads

Snapchat is on a hiring spree as it prepares for an IPO, raiding everyone from Google and Facebook to old media for talent. Snapchat is also trying hard to woo advertisers. It’s hiring ad sales talent, launched an API and integrated third-party measurement firms. Meanwhile, publishers are... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Child takes Official UK Top 50 top spot

Lee Child's new Jack Reacher thriller, Never Go Back (Bantam Press), was the bestselling... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown: #CultureConnectsUs

For many, staying indoors is an unsettling experience. It’s been heartening to see the imaginative leaps being taken by many organisations and artists to help us through – sitting-room gigs, free theatre streams, virtual tours of museums and archives and galleries – but given the limitless... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-04-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-24 22:57:45 UTC ]
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Mantel maintains top spot as print market hangs on

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week running, selling 30,280 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:03:58 UTC ]
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Digital bestseller lists: Koontz’s Wuhan tale tops chart

For the week ending 14th March, a seven-day period in which Italy went into lockdown, the UK prime minister said “many will lose loved ones” and the Premier League and professional sport in general was suspended, Dean Koontz’s The Eyes of Darkness topped the Bookstat top 10. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 18:34:33 UTC ]
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Top of The List: Health care IT companies

What are the largest health care IT companies in Nashville? We ranked Nashville's health care IT companies by number of local-area IT employees. To view the top five and see which one tops the List, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville's top health care IT... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-16 11:50:29 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Marian holds the Keyes to the top

Eight new titles have flocked into the Bookstat E-Book top 10 for the week ending 7th March, with Daisy Pearce’s The Silence in the number one spot. Of course, Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light also broke into the chart, hitting fourth place with an estimated 20,114 units sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 05:16:17 UTC ]
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In Conversation with Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. AudioFile’s Josephine Reed spoke with author and National Ambassador for Young People’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 08:48:25 UTC ]
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Taddeo, Jones and Mitchell join Southbank Centre Summer Literature Season

Lisa Taddeo, Tayari Jones and David Mitchell are among the authors appearing at the Southbank Centre for its Summer Literature Season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 15:43:34 UTC ]
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Electric Literature Is Seeking Spring/Summer Interns for 2020

Electric Literature internships introduce undergraduate and graduate students, emerging writers, and aspiring publishing professionals to digital publishing and the New York literary scene. Because we are a small, not-for-profit publisher, we provide unique opportunities for professional... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-03-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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