Two Brothers finds reason in Haig's memoir

The producers of “Fleabag” are reportedly developing a TV show based on Matt Haig’s memoir Reasons To Stay Alive (Canongate). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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January ABCs: home or away, it's hard to find the net

The pressure on newspaper website editors to stay in the top three can be intenseJanuary, the start of a new year in the digital premier league (as recorded by ABC). And it's the big three still on top: Mail Online, with 60 million monthly users in Britain and Ireland, and 130 million abroad, up... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S buys Johnny Rotten memoir

Simon & Schuster has signed the world rights to a new autobiography by Sex Pistols singer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding the Value in Digital Publishing

Digital—readers, advertising, revenue—is growing, but publishers are managing that growth in different ways depending on where their value propositions lie. For a news-driven operation, that could mean emphasizing speed and developing paid products in niche verticals. It could be offering... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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15 reasons to love BuzzFeed's style guide

From explaining what 'juggalo' means to recipes for sweet potato bourbon noodle kugel, the website's guide is well worth a visitNo, not the Coco Chanel kind of style; the other kind: the writing and editing style that newspapers and websites follow to maintain accuracy, clarity and consistency.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenage Memoir Gives New Life to Its 1950s Inspiration

Without Betty Cornell, 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen would be in a very different place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pulls back on Keenan memoir

Hodder has said it has "decided not to further distribute…in its current form"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roddy Doyle commits to co-write Roy Keane memoir

Booker-winning author to help legendary midfielder with 're-evaluation of the meaning of success'The Booker prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyle is to team up with Roy Keane to write a motivational memoir which, according to its publisher, "re-evaluates the meaning of success". The midfield... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roddy Doyle to write Roy Keane memoir

In an eye-catching pairing, Man Booker Prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyle is to partner with ex-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British press freedom is under international scrutiny – and with good reason | Thomas Hughes

The fact a delegation is visiting the UK over the hostile response to the Guardian's reporting of the Snowden leaks, as well as the royal charter, should sound alarm bellsThis week, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has dispatched a delegation of editors and publishers from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DBW 2014: Survey Finds Most Authors Want to Earn More

The Digital Book World/Writer's Digest 2014 survey, which polled just over 9,000 authors, found that many, given the chance, would still opt for a traditional book deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Franco stars in an ambitious book trailer for Gary Shteyngart memoir

The trailer for Gary Shteyngart's memoir 'Little Failure' features James Franco and Rashida Jones. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Gates memoir shocks Washington

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is the first to offer a scathing critique of President Obama and his administration from within the Cabinet. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Old media find their footing

The world of traditional media suffered so many earthquakes in 2013—Time Inc. getting set to spin off from Time Warner, The Washington Post selling for a song, New York magazine announcing the end of its weekly status—that one could be forgiven for thinking the sky will fall on the industry in... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrissey writing novel after memoir success

Morrissey is writing a novel, following the success of his memoir released last year.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Harris novel stimulates brain, finds study

Reading a novel stimulates the brain for days, US researchers have found. The study,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Good Enterprises Gets Extension, Finds Some Assets

The bankruptcy judge overseeing the Chapter 7 proceedings of Good Enterprises has granted the company an extension until January 13 to file various statements and schedules. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Teams With HuffPo, AARP on Memoir Contest

Simon & Schuster has teamed with AARP and The Huffington Post on a contest open to memoirists 50 and older. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferguson surpasses Beckham's sports memoir record

Sir Alex Ferguson's memoir, My Autobiography (Hodder & Stoughton), has become the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Digital Chief Troy Young Discusses Finding Great Editors

Specs Who Troy Young Age 45 New gig President, Hearst Magazines Digital Media Old gig President, Say Media What’s it been like coming from pure-play digital companies like Say Media to Hearst, which has had a print mind-set? It was different at first, for sure. There were a lot more steps... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paywalls Boost Ad Rates for Some Magazines and Newspapers, OPA Study Finds

Online paywalls are helping some newspaper and magazine websites increase the ad rates they charge, according to a new report from the Online Publishers Association.It's a hopeful sign for publishers that have hesitated to erect paywalls, despite the potential to generate new revenue from... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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