Two rarely seen paintings offer a peek into the very private world of Paul and Bunny Mellon

“Paul and Bunny Mellon: Visual Biographies - The Trompe l’Oeil Paintings at Oak Spring, Virginia” explores two paintings that reveal a great deal about their owners. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Rejects $15 Billion Acquisition Offer From Private-Equity Consortium

Nielsen Holdings has rejected an acquisition offer of roughly $15 billion from a private equity consortium, explaining that the deal "significantly undervalues" the measurement company. On Sunday night, Nielsen said its board of directors had determined not to proceed with an "unsolicited... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-03-21 01:43:07 UTC ]
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Books world auction for Ukraine offers more than 350 lots

With bidding still open, fundraiser whose lots include the chance to appear in books by Lenny Henry and Peter James and lunch with Jeremy Bowen has raised £37,000An auction of signed books, experiences and mentoring sessions from the British literary community to raise money for Ukraine has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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What is the role of art in times of turmoil? ‘A Play for the End of the World’ offers no easy answers.

A novel by Jai Chakrabarti follows two productions of a play staged decades apart as acts of resistance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | 'We wanted to make a moment where the world disappears'

Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making the setting of their new picture book I Spy Island (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) impossibly idyllic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 20:38:45 UTC ]
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‘The Power of Ethics’ offers a way forward in an increasingly muddled world

Modern life has multiplied our conundrums. Susan Liautaud’s “The Power of Ethics” tries to help. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-08 06:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpot 2020: Rebecca Roanhorse Offers Readers a Different Fantasy World

The prolific author's latest novel, Black Sun, is an epic fantasy set in pre-Columbian America, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Essential end-of-the-world reading list offers a glimpse of the abyss

Emily St. John Mandel, Susan Orlean, T.C Boyle, Marlon James and others share apocalypse reading picks. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

Toby Ferris traveled across Europe to see all of the Dutch Renaissance painter’s surviving work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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World Book Night grows audiobook offer in 2020

World Book Night will expand its audiobook offering in 2020, after a successful pilot with John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 07:35:35 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer

In this year's promotion for World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away titles from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Finding Paul Between Two Worlds

In Paula Fredriksen's forthcoming book, 'Paul: A Pagan's Apostle' (Yale, Aug.), the scholar finds that understanding Paul is key to reconstructing the first generation of the Christian movement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Offers Window Into Closed World

Roger Tagholm reports from the Riyadh Int'l Book Fair, where his pre-conceptions about Saudi Arabia were challenged and cultures connected through books. The post Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Offers Window Into Closed World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Wolf Among Us offers a taut whodunit in a fairytale world gone awry

After several years of honing its skills on properties like Back to the Future and Sam & Max, Telltale Games nailed its episodic storytelling approach with 2012's brilliant The Walking Dead. It forced you to make moral and strategic choices while trying to survive the undead uprising, and... Continue reading at PC World

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Cashmore Offers Peek at Mashable Model

New York—Mashable has come a long way from its beginnings as a Wordpress blog that a 19-year-old Pete Cashmore launched as a way to connect with his peers and learn about social media and tech as he went along. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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New Culture Trip site offers world of literature

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:30 A new internet bookselling site has launched specialising in travel literature. The Culture Trip is selling four million books and films, organised into categories by countries. The company is also planning to launch a music... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Popular Science Offers a Peek behind the Apple, Google Subscription Plans

Popular Science has been at the front of the pack in terms of early adoption since the start of the apps race. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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

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Review: ‘Paul,’ by Daisy LaFarge

A debut novel views a middle-aged organic farmer through the eyes of a 21-year-old woman he preys upon. Continue reading at The New York Times

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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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