Magazine Articles Tagged With festivals

New Survey Reveals E-book Majority, Samsung Launches Amazon App, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.21.14

A new app for remembering great ideas; a posthumous story collection by Maeve Binchy; meals from classic literature; and other news.

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Gabriel García Márquez Dies at Age 87, Leonard Riggio Sells 3.7 Million Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.18.14

Sarabande Books opens new offices in New York City; Gary Shteyngart to decrease blurbing habit; a “poetry fence” in Alexandria, Virginia; and other news.

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Gabriel García Márquez Released From Hospital, Oxford University Press Offers Free Access for National Library Week, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.9.14

Joan Didion reviews Maggie Shipstead’s Astonish Me; looking ahead to the Los Angeles Festival of Books; British libraries branch out to attract visitors; and other news.

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National Poetry Month, Poets on Twitter, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.1.14

New York City’s Rare Book Week; the exploitation of Detroit’s decay; writers reflect on the portrayal of Appalachia; and other news.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

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Analyzing First Editions, Novels Over Time, Claire Vaye Watkins, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.8.13

Amanda Nelson explains the definition of first edition; Sam Sacks explores the demise and persistence of the novel; Claire Vaye Watkins wins the Dylan Thomas Prize; and other news.

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The Written Image: The Word Dress

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 2.28.13

March/April 2013

British bridal-gown designer Jennifer Pritchard Couchman created a dress made entirely out of book pages, which premiered at a literary festival in Lancaster, England, this past October. 

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Reagan Arthur Named Publisher of Little, Brown, Wells Tower (and Dad) at Burning Man, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.7.13

Reagan Arthur has been named the next publisher of Little, Brown; David L. Ulin discusses the newly-published work of New Yorker legend Joseph Mitchell; novelist Alix Ohlin considers the intricate relationship between male writers and female readers; and other news.

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Wendig's Twenty-Five Things Writers Should Know, Johnny Depp's New Imprint, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.12

Actor Johnny Depp is launching a HarperCollins imprint called Infinitum Nihil; Microsoft announced the pricing for its new line of Surface tablets; the battle over the ownership of Franz Kafka's papers has been decided in court; and other news.

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Twenty-One Twitter Novels by Famous Authors, Free Edgar Allan Poe E-Books, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.15.12

The Association of American Publishers reports sales rose over 13 percent for the first half of 2012; Robert Atwan lists the ten best essays written since 1950; literary podcast Other People with Brad Listi has created an app; and other news.

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