What San Francisco Looked Like Before The Dot-Coms Invaded

South of Market is a provocative new photo book that's 30 years of controversy in the making.Facebook, Apple, and Google are making headlines for flooding San Francisco with highly paid laborers, driving up real estate prices while taking over public bus stops to privately shuttle employees out of town to work. Truth is, the culture clash between Silicon Valleyites and San Francisco locals has been going on for decades. The culture clash between Silicon Valley and San Francisco has been going on for decades.Read Full Story     Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, literary citadel of San Francisco, dies at 101

The acclaimed poet was longtime proprietor of City Lights, the San Francisco bookstore and avant-garde publishing house that catapulted the Beat Generation to fame. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-23 06:26:33 UTC ]
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Battelle's drone-dropping technology acquired by San Francisco startup

Battelle technology that can drop drones from the sky has been acquired by a San Francisco startup specializing in defense against unmanned aerial devices. Dedrone has acquired the assets to DroneDefender for undisclosed terms. Looking like a science fiction blaster, the device disrupts... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-08 16:38:06 UTC ]
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A Look at Library Programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

The librarians are coming! The San Diego Public Library is once again teaming with Comic-Con International to organize the Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians. Here's our select listing of panels for each day of CCEL. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Refinery29 Expands 29Rooms Events To San Francisco, Chicago

There was great intent by Refinery29 about where they chose to hold their 2018 NewFront presentation for advertisers today. At Manhattan's historic Town Hall, founded by a group of suffragists in 1921, the very 21st century brand reiterated its commitment to providing the best content and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'My Democratic friends are mad at me': Donna Brazile explains herself in deep-left San Francisco

After publishing an unfettered memoir critiquing Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid, former Democratic Party leader Donna Brazile on Thursday doubled down on her criticism of the nominee before a receptive audience in deepest-left California. Brazile’s tell-all book has revived sour... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Books Returns to San Francisco

The country’s oldest African-American bookstore, 56-year-old Marcus Books, will have a location in San Francisco once more. The bookstore was evicted from its historic landmark building on Fillmore Street two years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Blockbuster San Francisco Conference

Ask any librarian who was there and they will almost certainly agree: the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco was one of the best ALA shows, maybe ever. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Annual Conference Kicks Off In San Francisco

The 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference kicks off today in San Francisco with more than 25,000 librarians, publishers and vendors expected to descend on the Bay Area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Francisco's Bibliohead Bookstore Facing Rent Woes

Although San Francisco, Calif.-based Bibliohead Bookstore is only 700 sq. ft., it is confronting a problem that many of its larger brethren are also coping with: rising rent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cottages & Gardens Launches New Print Publication in San Francisco

Cottages & Gardens Publications, publisher of high-end regional shelter titles, is launching a new magazine for the San Francisco market. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ilex to publish Marvel dot-to-dot titles

Ilex Press, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish two dot-to-dot books this autumn based on the Marvel universe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Me, You and Five Bucks': A rom-com that's missing the com

A painful breakup inspires a New York waiter to write a self-help book that gets sold to a big publisher in "Me, You and Five Bucks," a dull, meandering romantic comedy with serious believability issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking for an Indie Bookstore? Look No Further!

Writer Kate Brittain has created a one-stop database of America's independent bookstores, Better Place to Buy Books. She estimates that there are over 2,300 indie bookstores in the USA. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Update February 2014: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Despite mixed fortunes in 2013 in a category that might be feeling digital disruption more than any other, publishers of Christian and inspirational fiction remain optimistic as they look to the coming year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Judging A Children’s Book Award

Here's what it's really like to judge a children's book award, including the surprising best part of the process (it's not the free books!) Continue reading at Book Riot

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Macfarlane outlines Moon Lane’s mission and looks to franchises for global change

Community Interest Company Moon Lane is determined to change the children’s books scene for the better, as its estate continues to expand with a scaleable franchise model.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nielsen’s Look at Audiobooks in the United Kingdom: ‘Curiosity, Multitasking’

Nielsen's 'Understanding the UK Audiobook Consumer' sees the format's growth moving steadily forward in the British market. The post Nielsen’s Look at Audiobooks in the United Kingdom: ‘Curiosity, Multitasking’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-30 09:15:28 UTC ]
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Comic-Con returns this weekend to San Diego. But where are the comic book sellers?

After a COVID-19-forced hiatus, San Diego comic book store owners are looking forward to the return of an IRL Comic-Con — even if they won't attend. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-24 20:45:41 UTC ]
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Industry must innovate and look outside London, FutureBook told

The industry must source talent in innovative ways and focus on hiring differently and looking outside London if any tangible progress is to be made on representation, The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 01:33:30 UTC ]
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