Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge.

The robots are coming for our jobs, but I think I was hoping they would avoid niche literary media a bit longer. Alas, our day has arrived: Booxby, an AI-driven platform that collects data from manuscripts for marketing purposes, has now launched a free book recommendation tool. Be good and merciful, oh Bots. Booxby (say […] The post Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 16:50:30 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live panel to raise cultural impact of books

Booker director Gaby Wood, Faber chief Stephen Page, Dialogue publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove and Bluebird founder Carole Tonkinson are the latest speakers to be announced for FutureBook Live, The Bookseller’s publishing conference, to be held on 25th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 00:49:04 UTC ]
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Bridge launches mental health podcast ahead of new book

​Presenter and author Frankie Bridge has launched a brand-new podcast interviewing guests about their mental health, ahead of publication of her first book Open (Octopus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 08:21:36 UTC ]
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All 80 of Oprah’s Book Recommendations So Far

Looking for books recommended by Oprah? I've compiled a list of all of the Oprah book club picks since 2012 and before, including her TV show recs. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-22 10:35:30 UTC ]
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Pour one out for Pacific Standard and its final book recommendations.

Abruptly-shuttered Pacific Standard is, in its final breaths, recommending some fall reading material in a list from contributing editor Maris Kreizman along with other contributors to the magazine. Senior editor Ted Scheinman writes, “While Pacific Standard won’t be around in the fall, these... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-14 18:09:20 UTC ]
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Check Out ALL Of Reese Witherspoon’s Book Recommendations

Check out a comprehensive list of Reese Witherspoon's book recommendations, including dozens of her book club picks and titles she's previously raved about. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 10:36:56 UTC ]
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Mira Jacob Recommends 5 Inspiring Books That Aren’t By Men

It doesn’t feel like an exaggeration to say that Mira Jacob’s latest book Good Talk is a blueprint for a kinder world. In this graphic memoir, Jacob details a lifetime of difficult conversations—about politics, about race, about love and relationships. Seeing her handle these tricky talks,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-18 11:00:20 UTC ]
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The Zayed Book Award’s Cultural Personalities 2019: Bridging Classical and Modern Arabic

Two of the foremost scholars and researchers in Arabic literature are a couple. And Suzanne and Jaroslav Stetkevych's designation as 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award 'Cultural Personalities of the Year' revives an Arabic tradition of honoring families' accomplishments. The post The Zayed Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian McEwan joins London Book Fair's first live podcast stage line-up

This year’s London Book Fair will host a live podcast stage for the first time with a line-up featuring Ian McEwan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Daisy Buchanan and many more. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassell acquires first book by ex-Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge

Octopus Publishing Group imprint Cassell has acquired the first book by ex-Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge, discussing the effect of isolation on mental health. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’

Wrapping up another year of publishing conferences, FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees 'out of their comfort zone' amid the uncertainties of the UK market's future. The post FutureBook Live 2018: ‘Putting a Rocket Up the Book Trade’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Fern Britton and Tesco book club to recommend HC titles exclusively

Presenter and author Fern Britton is teaming up with HarperCollins on a book club in partnership with Tesco. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rigoberto González recommends his two favorite books of 2017

My two favorite books of 2017: Achy Obejas’s superb story collection “The Tower of Antilles” (Akashic Books) deals with the conflicted relationships Cubans, exiles and Cuban Americans have with their homeland, with the U.S., and, more poignantly, with each other; Vanessa Angélica Villarreal’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday

The key event in the US National Book Foundation's annual awards program is the ceremony on Wednesday evening (November 15) in New York City. The post Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tigra Live Animation Bringing AR to Books

A new company started by the founder of the remainder house US Media Partners, Tigra Live Animation, has developed an augmented reality program that can animate books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shedding Perfect and Getting Real: Books on Living Faithfully

Teachings from the Bible and other spiritual practices can be used to combat the pressures of a Pinterest-perfect society, according to a slew of books coming from religion publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Food books form a bigger part of our lives than ever before'

Food writer Bee Wilson looks at the continued popularity and variety of cookery books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Up on the Holidays: Book Recommendations From the Field

Our international publishing colleagues tell us which books are on their holiday gift lists this year. We wish you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year. The post Reading Up on the Holidays: Book Recommendations From the Field appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches Penguin Flipper book recommendation tool

Penguin Random House UK is launching Flipper, an online book recommendation engine, as part of a Christmas campaign to help customers choose the right Christmas present for loved ones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live events 'important for children's books'

Live events are having a direct impact on book sales in the children's market, according to Julia Eccleshare, children's director for Hay Festival, speaking at The Bookseller's Children's Conference this afternoon (27th September). Eccleshare said she thought live performances were not only a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Become Awake and Aware: New Books on Conscious Living

A wave of new books looks to help readers plumb ordinary life for deeper meaning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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