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The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: This Blog is Birthing a Book

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 09.14.2016 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

I've often written here about the necessity of taking the long view in the writing life because ultimately, in writing, as in any art, the internal reward must come from the doing of the art itself because the external rewards can be, shall we say, uneven.

British Spies Battled To Stop Harry Potter Secrets From Being Leaked

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 04.10.2016 | Entertainment

LONDON (Reuters) - Usually concerned with top secret matters affecting national security, Britain's eavesdropping spy agency GCHQ was also on the look...

A Giant Trove Of Cat Art Is Headed To Auction On National Cat Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts

This is a story about Marianne C. Gourary, a German transplant to New York who, during her lifetime, was a bigger cat art fan than you. It might be ha...

Your Next Dystopian Obsession? Samantha Shannon's The Bone Season

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.19.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

She's 22 and a recent graduate of Oxford University and her debut novel is the flagship of a seven-book series quickly snapped up by the august publis...

Patti Smith's Peaceable Kingdom

Dorothy Spears | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

For the opening of her exhibit, Patti Smith: Camera Solo at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT last week, Patti Smith gave a concert celebrating essential connections between art, music, and literature.

Were Bloomsbury's Pottermore Complaints Unwarranted? | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

Bloomsbury Publishing said today sales reflect current retail weakness, with the launch of boosting children's backlist sales....

'Drawn In Brooklyn': How Have Picture Books Inspired You?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

Like her list of inspiration, Blackall's art has a patchwork quality, living somewhere between Edwardian fashion plates, Japanese woodcuts and a more colorful Chas Addams.

British Publishers On What They Want From The New Government

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The new government must push further on a range of issues from digital piracy to VAT, regardless of who holds the keys to 10 ­Downing Street, key fig...

'Harry Potter's' British Publisher Bloomsbury Plans New Covers To Counter Falling Sales

The Guardian | Richard Wray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harry Potter is getting a makeover. The boy wizard's seven adventures, penned by JK Rowling, are being given new covers by publisher Bloomsbury this s...

SXSWi: Will Publishers Miss The Chance To Connect With Digital Audience

Los Angeles Times | Peter Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year I was invited to join a discussion at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival about the future of book publishing. An offshoot of the mo...

Controversies in Black Literature Prove Book Sales Aren't Color-Blind

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Leonce Gaiter

In a perfect world, would such a black person on the cover limit a book's saleability? No. Does it really? Yes.

Bloomsbury Puts White Model On Cover Of Book With Protagonist Of Color | Michael Lind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The same publisher has done it again, releasing Jaclyn Dolamore's "Magic Under Glass" -- the protagonist of which is clearly described as having brown...

Pennsylvania man killed in Route 78 crash | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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BLOOMSBURY -- A Pennsylvania man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on Route 78 Monday, police said. David Tisch, 31, of Easton, was driv...

My London Design Fair 2009

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

The week surpassed all expectations. London surprised me. The design energy there is unmistakably moving forward in creative, thoughtful and innovative ways.

My Second Publisher Meeting!

Josa Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josa Young

This morning, thanks to darling husband, I woke to find muesli with yoghurt and a cup of tea beside the bed in acknowledgment of my editorial marathon.