When ‘red lines’ work, and when they fail

Obama’s unfulfilled threat to Assad is among the episodes David Andelman explores. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Brexit 'red lines' issued by Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation has issued its Brexit "red lines” in the week the Article 50 negotiations formally begin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Angry Nerd: Why Guardians of the Galaxy Works Where Spider-Man Fails Hard

Is it too much to ask for a comic book flick that doesn't rely on three crappy prequels for the plot to make sense? Let's lose the complicated, interwoven storylines and focus on quality standalone films. Angry Nerd explains why Marvel's new Guardians of the Galaxy gets it just right. Continue reading at Wired

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Digital surge fails to affect B&N bottom line

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 15:49 Barnes & Noble has announced a full year loss of $74m (£45.6m), despite a surge in digital sales lead by its Nook ebook reader helping it to report an all-time high in yearly sales of $7bn (£4.3bn). read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Failing with Confidence: PW Talks to 'Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better' Publisher Tami Simon

The founder and publisher of Sounds True points out how Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön's newest book helps to instill an "unconditional confidence" in readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Red Wheel/Weiser, Dreamscape Media Partner Up on Red Wheel Audio

Red Wheel/Weiser, a publisher of titles on mind-body-spirit and the occult, is joining with Dreamscape Media, an audio book production house and distributor, to launch Red Wheel Audio, a multi-year audiobook program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Working Partners brings in Karen Ball to work with publishers

Karen Ball has joined Working Partners as the company's first head of UK sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The First Line Of Harry Potter And The Last Line: A Close Reading

Delve deeper into the series as we do a close reading of the first lines and last lines of each Harry Potter book in this iconic and magical series. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Two Lines to Launch Translation Line

Two Lines Press will launch Calico, a new book line focused on works of translated literature, in March 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

One person suggested Amazon bookstores should replace public libraries. Readers disagreed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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BookCon 2017: Kevin Hart: If at First You Don't Succeed, Fail, Fail Again

Even though he is only five foot four, actor, comedian, writer, and producer Kevin Hart has always lived large. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Can ‘Deep Work’ Really Work for You?

Cal Newport’s recent book champions the virtues of dedicated time for uninterrupted thinking. But can the perpetually overtasked modern worker make “deep work” a reality? Continue reading at [email protected]

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Cat People, Riposte and Works that Work: the niche world of indie magazines

Mainstream mags may be shutting down, but specialist publishing has never been in healthier shape. So which magazines should you be subscribing to?While mainstream magazines are seeing sales fall, and long-standing titles such as Loaded are printing their final issues, the world of niche,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Great Circle’ is a soaring work of historical fiction and a perfect summer novel

The arresting tale of a “lady pilot” in the mid-20th century is interwoven with the story of a modern-day Hollywood actress. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Alex Pheby | 'I like to try things. I like to see how they work and see whether I can do them'

Alex Pheby warns his readers, at the start of Mordew, about the “many unusual things” they are set to find within the forthcoming 600-odd pages. A cloud of bats made from diamonds. Clay figures animated by blood sacrifice. Hordes of feathered monsters, made of fire. Creatures that are born... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Could NFTs Work in Publishing?

There is no clear path yet for nonfungible tokens in the book world, explains Bill Rosenblatt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mateo Askaripour | 'The lines are intentionally blurred, which puts the responsibility on the reader to decide what’s what'

On publication in January, Iranian-Jamaican  Brooklynite Mateo Askaripour’s Black Buck became an instant New York Times bestseller. Described as “a crackling, satirical début novel”, and informed by the author’s own experiences in the tech world, the book has been compared to The Great Gatsby... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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I Work in a Bookstore. Why Am I Still Shelving “Mein Kampf”?

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Treading a Fine Line: On Translating Tove Ditlevsen’s Gift, by Michael Favala Goldman

On Translation Browsing a Copenhagen airport bookstore, a translator picks up a book. The journey between that impulse and his eventual translation of the memoir into English was both emotional and serendipitous. In the summer of 2016 I was passing... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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