With failed experiments and bizarre successes, evolution marches on

The history of life is a tale of constant change, science writer Henry Gee explains. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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The open access shift at UWA Publishing is an experiment doomed to fail

The notion that a respected publishing house can be replaced by open access publishing is disproved by examining other recent examples, such as the now-closed University of Adelaide Press. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-11-11 01:43:51 UTC ]
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Adapt or fail: The shifting nature and evolution of customer identity

In the past, the customer journey was thought to be, or at least accepted as, primarily linear — meaning customers followed a predictable path to purchase over and over.  For example, an individual might see a commercial, research the product online and head into the store to purchase it. It... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-10 14:00:00 UTC ]
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La Croix sales plummet as it becomes another failed experiment in hipster design

Go buy literally any other seltzer product instead. Remember a year or so ago when everyone was talking about La Croix sparkling water as if it was some amazing new beverage? What began as a Midwestern attempt at something the Northeast has long mastered was suddenly available in every bodega.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-30 11:44:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Ten Years In, a Successful Experiment

Ten years ago Matthew Lore, who had been v-p and executive editor at Da Capo Press, teamed up with his business partner, Peter Burri, to found the Experiment. The press’s mission is to have a list in which “every book is a test of new ideas.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade experiences worst March since 2005

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:11 Spending in March has hit a six-year low, with sales slumping by 8.7% year on year. 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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Fail again, fail better

Here is a call for those of us involved in writing - and perhaps in all sectors of the book industry - to speak openly about failure and its ubiquity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 04:02:04 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, March 1st to March 7th

Happily Ever Afters: An Evening with Elise Bryant Monday, March 1st, 7:00pm EST Cafe con Libros welcomes debut novelist Elise Bryant in celebration of the recent publication of her book, Happily Ever Afters. She will be joined in conversation by bookseller Tyrinne Lewis. Free, via Crowdcast. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-01 09:48:56 UTC ]
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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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New books delve into Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year evolution

Fans of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II have new options for learning about her seven-decade reign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James Patterson shares his formula for success. It’s pretty simple.

In the memoir “James Patterson by James Patterson,” the best-selling author opens up — kind of — about how he came to be such a force in the literary world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-06 11:00:41 UTC ]
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That’s yacht fair: Oz lambasts Nine over lavish shindig but fails to mention News Corp role | The Weekly Beast

‘Nine parties it up,’ accuses the Australian, while ignoring corporate hospitality of News Corp execs. Plus: the Tele’s riveting true crime TikToks“Nine parties it up” was the headline on a hit piece in the Australian about rival media company Nine Entertainment. The broadcasting and publishing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-03 02:00:54 UTC ]
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Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Leipzig Book Fair Postpones Its 2023 Dates From March to April

'In order to enable the greatest possible planning security,' organizers say, the 2023 Leipzig Book Fair will be delayed by a month, to April. The post Leipzig Book Fair Postpones Its 2023 Dates From March to April appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Most Popular In-Demand Books in US Libraries: January-March 2022

These were the most popular, in-demand books in US libraries from January to March 2022. Continue reading at Book Riot

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How Tolkien and Lord of the Rings inspired the commercial and artistic success of the fantasy fiction genre

The Lord of the Rings paperback edition could be said to have sparked the commercial fantasy genre as we know it. Continue reading at The Conversation

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From 1741, bizarre ideas about what made people Black

These essays from Enlightenment thinkers help show how pseudoscience about race developed, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Andrew S. Curran write. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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March Religion Bestsellers: Books for Women Dominate, ‘Redeeming Love’ Carries On

As the Mother’s Day shopping season approaches, books on motherhood and other women’s issues by Shannon Bream, Jennie Allen, Lysa TerKeurst and more dominate our Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list; Francine Rivers’ ‘Redeeming Love’ remains in two top spots in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Margo Jefferson’s New Memoir Experiments With the Form in Startling Ways

Jefferson’s “Constructing a Nervous System,” a companion to her earlier “Negroland,” explores the materials used to make identity and art. Continue reading at The New York Times

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