We’re All Terrified of Turning Into Our Parents

Few are able to plunge the depths of familial complexity like Jami Attenberg, and even fewer are able to reflect the nesting doll of desires, secrets, and contradictions the individual becomes when put into the context of family. In her seventh novel, All This Could Be Yours, the New York Times bestselling author delivers her […] The post We’re All Terrified of Turning Into Our Parents appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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World's Worst Parents tops the charts as Nibbies winners soar

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has rocketed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 74,328 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Verso, Feminist Press Turns 50

Two of the oldest and most respected radical English-language publishers have managed to be more relevant than ever by staying true to their roots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Verso, Feminist Press Turn 50

Two of the oldest and most respected radical English-language publishers have managed to be more relevant than ever by staying true to their roots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trigger Publishing acquires mindfulness guide for expectant parents

Mental health and wellbeing publisher Trigger Publishing has acquired its first book on pregnancy from consultant midwife Sian Warriner and children’s mindfulness author Mark Pallis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Serpent's Tail to publish 'uniquely trans take on love and parenting' by Torrey Peters

Serpent's Tail will publish Torrey Peters’ debut novel Detransition, Baby, described as a "uniquely trans take on love and parenting".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walliams returns with World's Worst Parents

David Walliams and Tony Ross are releasing another collection of stories, The World's Worst Parents, with HarperCollins Children's Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writers of the past turned suffering into literary masterpieces. They might help us understand how to meet the challenges of our day.

Authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty among the ruins. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In an age of cancellations and quarantine, people are turning to Twitter for connections — and premium content

Each year around this time, digital publishers and tech platforms announce their content plans for the year ahead. These annual upfront and NewFronts pitches are a bid to partner with agencies and advertisers to reassemble audiences across the ever-changing video landscape. That process will... Continue reading at Digiday

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Letter From a Bookstore Turning Five During a Pandemic

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A quest to understand the parent-child bond, driven by a mother’s self-doubt

Bethany Saltman sets out to settle her worries about her daughter and her own upbringing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Bookstore Turned “Travel Agency”; Chewy Celebrates Very Good Pets: Friday’s First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek's daily resource for marketers. We'll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer that it come straight to your inbox, you can sign up for the email here. A Bookstore Shocked Fans and Boosted... Continue reading at AdWeek

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How to turn your Kindle on or off: Finding the power button

Turning your Amazon Kindle on and off is as easy as finding the power button—except the location of that button has varied from model to model over the generations. Our handy guide will help you, and we've included photos of a variety of models, working our way from the latest down to some... Continue reading at PC World

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Orion makes child's play of next acquisition for parents home-schooling

Orion has acquired the first book from Early Years specialist and playHOORAY! founder Claire Russell, to publish in e-book next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brian “Box” Brown Turns to Fiction

The creator's latest graphic title tells the story of a young sitcom actor in the 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Faith-Based Books for Parenting During the Pandemic

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How 4 Publishers Are Turning Surveys Into Revenue

In a data-driven industry, an age-old product becomes more relevant than ever. The post How 4 Publishers Are Turning Surveys Into Revenue appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

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Parenting While Sensitive: Spotlight on Elaine N. Aron, PhD

In her latest book, psychologist and author Aron presents research, tools, and techniques to help highly sensitive parents perform their roles calmly and effectively. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.

Are you desperately searching for proof that there is, in fact, still goodness in this crazy, mixed-up, pandemic-cowed world? You are? Well then, might I direct your attention to this Chicago neighborhood street corner? Seen in my Chicago neighborhood. Sign says “To help our neighbors affected... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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