What does the afterlife look like? ‘The Ghost Variations’ offers 100 possibilities

Each of the stories in Kevin Brockmeier’s story collection can be read in less than two distressing minutes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Up to 100 journalists accused of breaking Pell suppression order face possible jail terms

Prosecutors send letters to publishers, editors and reporters at News Corp, the ABC and others• Follow live updates on the reaction to Cardinal George Pell’s conviction • Full report: Pell found guilty of child sexual assault• Five times guilty: how Pell’s past caught up with himAs many as 100... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics to offer schools sets of 100 books at £1 per title

Publisher responds to challenge from the schools minister to provide schoolchildren with affordable access to great books From Solomon Northrup’s 19th-century memoir about his years in captivity, Twelve Years a Slave, to classic novels such as Gulliver’s Travels and Madame Bovary, schools... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Pub Startup Gatekeeper Offering 100% Royalty

Self-Publishing platform Gatekeeper Press offers ebook and POD print publication as well as distribution via all major ebook retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon tells authors 100% royalty offer was 'sincere'

Amazon has hit back at the American Author's Guild for calling its offer to temporarily give... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon offers 100 percent of ebook profits to Hachette authors as dispute rages on

Amazon recently offered Hachette writers 100 percent of ebook profits until the dispute between the publisher and the bookselling giant is resolved. The move prompted criticism from Hachette.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon offers Hachette authors 100% ebook royalties

The war of words between Amazon and Hachette US escalated overnight, after Amazon offered authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B&T to Offer ‘Diversity Analysis’ Tool for Library Collections

Powered by the wholesaler's collectionHQ technology, Baker & Taylor’s “Diversity Analysis” tool will help identify opportunities for libraries to evaluate their collections against industry-accepted diversity subjects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audacity branded 'possible spyware' after controversial privacy policy update

Popular open source audio editor Audacity has become rather more familiar with controversy recently than it is probably comfortable with. Concerns built up following the software's acquisition by Muse Group and subsequent changes to telemetry and privacy settings. With the latest changes to its... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2021-07-05 09:03:53 UTC ]
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Oh, the places you’ll want to go! Two new books offer the most magical of escapes

“The Blind Accordionist” and “An Atlas of Extinct Countries” are waking dreams of adventure. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Serena Williams is more than a tennis player. ‘Seeing Serena’ offers a prismatic view of her impact.

Gerald Marzorati’s new book covers Williams’s tennis career, fashion aspirations, family life and social media presence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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New Crowdfunder Offers Fundraising Plus Support

Zoop is a new crowdfunding platform designed to fund comics and other pop culture projects and offers a suite of support services to help organizers run and fulfill their campaigns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Are Writers Fleeing Substack for Ghost?

The publishing platform is gaining traction as a Substack substitute. But the comparison isn't so simple. Continue reading at Wired

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Is Poe the most influential American writer? A new book offers evidence.

John Tresch’s “The Reason for the Darkness of the Night” presents the multitalented author’s fascination with science. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Remote Possibilities

Recently, Cathy Merrill, the chief executive of The Washingtonian, published an op-ed on “the risks of not returning to work in the office” as the pandemic abates. If employees aren’t around to participate in “extras” (birthday parties, answering questions in person), she argued, “management has... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Harper Horizon Offers Inspiration and Courage for Mom

An array of titles offers mothers advice, encouragement, wisdom, and a lot of inspiration. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rickie Lee Jones offers a raw and roving account of her life in ‘Last Chance Texaco’

The musician rose above heroin addiction, music-industry sexism and the traumas of her youth to find success. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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You know what else you’re doing wrong? Laundry. Don’t worry, a new book offers hope.

In “Laundry Love,” cleaning guru Patric Richardson shares his passion — and tips — for cleaning clothes properly. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Amanda Craig | 'I had one of the worst débuts you could possibly think of'

Hannah, the protagonist of Amanda Craig's The Golden Rule, is a young single mother with a cruel, abusive ex-husband. A university graduate, she has left her job in advertising because of rampant sexual harassment, and is living a life of grinding, miserable poverty in London, working as a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 21:13:52 UTC ]
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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a look at libraries offering services to seniors during the pandemic, with programs for memory care, vaccine roll-out, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-03 11:33:00 UTC ]
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