We need another hero: Feminist takes on fairytales gain traction

The market for updating fairytales, myths and legends for a contemporary readership has swelled, with a slew of new Rebel Girls as protagonists. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We need another hero: Feminist takes on fairytales gain traction

The market for updating fairytales, myths and legends for a contemporary readership has swelled, with a slew of new Rebel Girls as protagonists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Priscilla: a bold feminist retelling of Elvis' dark fairytale marriage

Sofia Coppola’s biopic is adapted from Priscilla Presley’s memoir and exposes the dark side of her marriage to Elvis Presley. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2024-01-05 16:27:25 UTC ]
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Scribd Originals Gains Traction

Digital subscription reading and listening platform Scribd began publishing original nonfiction e-books in 2019, and has since released nearly 60 titles in what has proved to be a growing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rethinking fairytales as feminist fables is rescuing them, not ruining them | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

A new collection of rejigged tales gets much closer to the spirit of these stories than the ‘traditional’ versions we’re force-fed There’s a book called Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, written by James Finn Garner, which used to be on my parents’ shelves, and is now on mine. Published in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-04 09:00:13 UTC ]
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Zaffre lands 'feminist take on Regency romance' from Lex Croucher

Zaffre will publish Reputation, the debut novel by YouTuber Lex Croucher, in July 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 21:16:13 UTC ]
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40 feminist writers take up fight against domestic violence in 'empowering' collection

Layla Saad, Dorothy Koomson, Kate Mosse, Laura Bates and Kerry Hudson are among 40 writers contributing to a "uniquely empowering" feminist charity book collection, spearheaded by the Feminist Book Society, in collaboration with not-for-profit publishers And Other Stories in the UK and The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 15:11:50 UTC ]
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Thayil’s feminist take on the New Testament to Cape

Jonathan Cape has bought Jeet Thayil’s new novel Names of the Women – a retelling of the New Testament from the points of view of the women whose roles have been suppressed, reduced or erased from the gospels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 17:55:40 UTC ]
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Why Artemisia Gentileschi Is The Feminist Hero We Need Right Now

A new graphic novel is part of the increasing movement to elevate 16th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi to her rightful place as a Renaissance master. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-01 10:39:20 UTC ]
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At Guadalajara: Latin American Literary Agencies Gain Traction

Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain. The post At Guadalajara: Latin American Literary Agencies Gain Traction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Self-Publishing Gains Traction

On Saturday, more than 150,000 members of the public storm the gates of the Frankfurt Book Fair, many dressed in costume. The question these days is: how many of these fans have books in them? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As “New Adult” Genre Gains Traction, Questions Remain

YA + Sex = New Adult literature, and it sells. But some booksellers remain unsure how to market it. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to stamp out 'books for boys,' 'books for girls' gains traction

A campaign titled Let Books Be Books has received the support of authors, a newspaper, and bookseller Waterstones, and the related petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of Frankfurt, Brazilian Translations Gain Traction Abroad

Ahead of Brazil's stint as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair, we spoke with several publishers about the reception of Brazilian literature abroad. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s Take Two for Take Magazine

After nearly folding in 2016, the magazine is back and better than before. The post It’s Take Two for Take Magazine appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore

A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States. The post International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Bans, Gaza Take Center Stage at Lambda Literary Awards

At the June 11 ceremony honoring LGBTQ literature, Catherine Lacey and Bryan Washington took home top prizes in an evening otherwise dominated by small and independent presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arm’s new Cortex X925 takes on AI, and could land in PCs

Arm has confirmed that it will be offering its next-gen Arm compute platform, called Arm CSS for Client, at Android smartphones. Executives also mentioned that they could be used for PCs as well. The announcement follows an earlier report that indicated that Arm might expand its... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2024-05-29 22:44:57 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Education Cuts Loss on Small Sales Gain

Barnes & Noble Education has released preliminary financial results that showed company revenue rising 1.5% in the fiscal year ended April 27, 2024, and net loss falling to $63 million, from $90 million a year ago. Total sales were $1.57 billion. B&NE expects to receive final approval... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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