Zed Books' Facebook page removal 'result of hacking'

Zed Books’ Facebook page was removed after it became the victim of hacking, the publisher now believes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zed Books' Facebook page removal 'result of hacking'

Zed Books’ Facebook page was removed after it became the victim of hacking, the publisher now believes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing On and Off the Page: A Reading List of Books About Book People

Readers love to read about book people almost as much as writers love to write about them (I love to do both). My latest novel, On Fire Island, follows uber-talented young book editor, Julia Gold and literary wunderkind, Benjamin Morse, through their journeys on and off the page. Threaded in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Zed Books launches academic division Zed Scholar

Zed Books is launching a new division targeting the scholarly market, Zed Scholar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 15:25:38 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Page-Turning Books With Short Chapters To Keep You Hooked

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It’s Time We Added Full Credit Pages to Books

The perks were few and far between when I was an editorial assistant in book publishing in the early aughts. Mostly I did the job for the books and the proximity to authors and the occasional access to free leftover sandwiches from some lunchtime meeting or other (I was also lucky to do this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-06-06 08:55:08 UTC ]
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What Do Parents Really Think of Libraries and Book Bans?: Survey Results

The results are in for three surveys of more than 3,000 parents asking about their perceptions of libraries, librarians, and book bans. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Lower Trade Sales, Book Club Reorg Dent Scholastic Results

Lower trade book sales and costs associated with the creation of its new School Reading Events business resulted in an operating loss in the quarter at Scholastic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon removes books ‘generated by AI’ for sale under author’s name

Jane Friedman claims she had to fight against Amazon’s refusal to remove the misattributed titles because she had not trademarked her nameFive books for sale on Amazon were removed after author Jane Friedman complained that the titles were falsely listed as being written by her. The books, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-09 14:28:36 UTC ]
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Book Fairs Boost Scholastic Results in Fiscal 2023

In a week filled with bad book business news and a down year for the children's book market, Scholastic nonetheless delivered a generally upbeat financial report for its latest fiscal year—thanks in no small part to the company's booming book fair business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Video: Watch Elliot Page discuss 'Pageboy' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Actor Elliot Page joined the Los Angeles Times Book Club to discuss his new memoir, 'Pageboy,' in Hollywood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book Review: ‘Pageboy: A Memoir,’ by Elliot Page

In the “brutally honest” memoir “Pageboy,” the actor recounts the fears and obstacles to gender transition, and the hard-won happiness that’s followed. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-06 09:00:19 UTC ]
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British publisher removes language deemed offensive from Roald Dahl children's books

Critics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl's classic children's books of censorship after it removed some language from works such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda to make them more acceptable to modern readers. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-02-19 19:08:29 UTC ]
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Workman Sales Boosted 2022 Hachette Book Group Results

With a full year of sales from its purchase of Workman Publishing in its pockets, Hachette Book Group saw revenue rise over 2021, but higher costs dropped profits. Results at HBG parent, Lagardère Publishing, followed a similar pattern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Classroom Without Books: Florida Teachers Told To Remove Classroom Libraries for Review

Following the "Don't Say Gay" bill, Florida teachers have been told to pull their classroom libraries until each title has been approved. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Why this book startup is taking a page from Glossier and Allbirds

Book publishing startup Parea is using the DTC playbook to connect new authors to communities who will engage with their work. Every year, publishers release thousands of new titles, but the vast majority don’t turn a profit. M0st authors spend years working on a book, only to see it languish,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-06-14 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams

Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 17:00:27 UTC ]
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T.S. Eliot may have been flawed, but a new book reminds of his greatness on the page

As we reach the centenary of "The Wasteland," a new look at Eliot beyond the poem that defined him Continue reading at The Washington Post

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