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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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light switched on for a third week in the top spot

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has maintained its UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running and a third week in total, selling 58,614 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:47:17 UTC ]
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'Nobody in Tesco buys spy books by women': how female authors took on the genre

Publishing’s long established boys’ club in espionage fiction is having its cover blown by a new school led by Stella Rimington, Manda Scott and Charlotte PhilbyWhen Stella Rimington, the former director general of MI5 and spy author, wrote a new foreword last year to The Spy’s Bedside Book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:32:03 UTC ]
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How a Voice of Female Gen X Anxiety Spends Her Sundays

Ada Calhoun had a rough year. Fortunately, the process of writing her latest book prepared her for it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:17 UTC ]
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PW’s Top News Stories of 2019

Big changes in the bookselling landscape were the subject of several of the industry’s top stories in 2019, along with publishers’ relationships with different partners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Hires Former Snapchat, Warner Exec for Top Sales Role | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_175627" align="alignright" width="150"] Kristen O'Hara[/caption] Hearst Magazines has named Kristen O’Hara senior vice president and chief business officer, a new position created as part of a succession plan for longtime president, marketing and publishing director,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-19 19:09:52 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Adam Kay's festive follow-up shifts back into the top

Adam Kay's Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) has re-claimed the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, topping the chart for the first time since its launch week in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 16:49:58 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists

Five of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards' nine categories are represented in longlistings reported from Abu Dhabi to date, with more to come. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-18 15:30:47 UTC ]
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