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'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-23 11:00:35 UTC ]
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S&S parent CBS completes merger with Viacom

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with US mass media conglomerate Viacom has been completed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 12:57:56 UTC ]
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A Comic Book Vigilante Turned Zen Buddhist Is the Missing Link Between Watchmen’s Rorschach and Looking Glass

A right-wing hero called the Question inspired Watchmen’s faceless vigilante. But later stories took the character in a very different direction. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-22 19:45:46 UTC ]
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How a Master Illustrator Turned an Old English Carol Into the Perfect Children’s Book for Thanksgiving

Peter Spier’s take on The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night is full of mischief and beauty. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-21 12:30:01 UTC ]
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Audio stream turns up volume once more

Now in its fourth year, the audio strand of FutureBook reflects the depth of the sector and its sheer variety, with all corners of the book trade catered for. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:47:22 UTC ]
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‘She gets stuff done’: Why Criteo tapped a Nielsen vet to turn around its business

Embattled ad tech company Criteo has tapped 15-year Nielsen veteran Megan Clarken as its new CEO -- described a smart operator who 'gets stuff done.' The post ‘She gets stuff done’: Why Criteo tapped a Nielsen vet to turn around its business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-31 04:00:58 UTC ]
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National Geographic Turns Its Instagram Account Over to Women of Impact

National Geographic is turning its Instagram account over to the women this week. The science, adventure and exploration content publisher is celebrating its Women of Impact month, highlighted by the November issue of its magazine, which debuted Oct. 15. National Geographic director of Instagram... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-23 13:00:11 UTC ]
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Betches' Aleen Kuperman on explaining new media to immigrant parents—and not wanting to write about 'The Bachelor' again

Aleen Kuperman is co-founder and CEO at Betches Media. The company has grown from a blog created in a dorm room at Cornell in 2011 to a sprawling media network including nine podcasts, New York Times-bestselling books and millions of Instagram followers. In this episode of the “Ad Block”... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-18 09:01:00 UTC ]
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New Parenting Books Foster Faith and Resilience

A slate of new and forthcoming books is ready to help parents find ways to cope with some of the issues kids face today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Real Simple and Parents Get New EICs in Meredith Shakeup | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_120384" align="alignright" width="150"] LIz Vaccariello[/caption] On Wednesday, Meredith Corp. announced several moves within its National Media Group, concurrent with the shuttering of 87 year-old Family Circle, which it had owned since 2005. "These promotions and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-17 21:22:45 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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After explaining the universe, Bill Bryson turns his attention to the body

In “The Body,” the author explains — in his lucid, amusing style — what we’re made of. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-16 23:38:13 UTC ]
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The Dog Man Books: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

For whom does the ball roll, anyways? We're answering your biggest questions about the Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-13 10:32:19 UTC ]
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Premiere Week ratings tank as younger viewers turn their backs on a new TV season

If the sky isn’t exactly falling on the broadcast TV advertising model, it certainly seems to be a lot closer to the ground than it once was. The ongoing flight of younger viewers from linear television has made a hash of what’s traditionally been a week for sampling new shows and revisiting old... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 20:09:24 UTC ]
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Atlantic triumphs in six-way auction for Guardian journalist's 'terrifying' debut

Atlantic Books has won a "competitive" six-way auction to publish Guardian journalist Oliver Milman’s "terrifying and compelling" debut, The Insect Crisis.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 21:37:46 UTC ]
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Turning Editorial Franchises into Brand Builders and Moneymakers

Bon Appétit’s "Hot 10" list of the best new restaurants in the country began as a typical magazine feature when it made its debut in BA's September restaurants issue in 2009. The following year, the magazine threw a party to honor and celebrate the restaurants, inviting them to New York to cook... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Global Pubs Turn to Blockchain and Crowdfunding

Canada’s Prescient Innovation plans to launch an e-bookstore that uses blockchain, and Italy’s Bookabook sees growth with its crowdfunding model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The Heart and Other Viscera,’ Félix J. Palma turns mundane moments into spellbinding tales

The collection of short stories reads almost like an assemblage of “Twilight Zone” episodes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 15:24:51 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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How economists turned all of society into a market

From policy to dating, seeing issues through this lens has ill effects, Binyamin Appelbaum writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 01:24:30 UTC ]
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