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Pronoun Sets New Self-Publishing Author Royalty Rate
Pronoun, the self-publishing platform acquired by Macmillan in May 2016, announced new author royalty rates for e-books sold in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to launching Pronoun Author Pages, a feature that will allow Pronoun authors to create ...

Did You Catch These Subtle Nods to the Books in Netflix's Adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events?
Justice Strauss' library contains sections with books on “everything from Italian cuisine to the world's most threatening fungus.” A rapid-growing, deadly fungus called the Medusoid Mycelium is a major plot device in the later books and is remembered ...

Isaac Asimov wrote almost 500 books in his lifetime—these are the six ways he did it
I couldn't possibly write the variety of books I manage to do out of the knowledge I had gained in school alone. I had to keep a program of self-education in process. My library of reference books grew and I found I had to sweat over them in my ...

National Book Critics Circle announces finalists, but misses one of the biggest novels of 2016
The National Book Critics Circle selected award finalists in six categories and announced three other prize winners Tuesday, but managed to miss one of the biggest books of 2016. “The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead has already won the ...

Two of Rep. John Lewis' books sell out on Amazon amid Trump feud
Support for Lewis among Democrats sent sales of his most popular books soaring late Saturday and early Sunday. A collection of his “March” trilogy” ranked no. 1 on Amazon, and its individual volumes also charted high. “Walking with the Wind: A Memoir ...

Clever Browser Extension Helps You Find New Library Books — On Amazon
They're institutions where you can withdraw books and other media to enjoy at home for a short period (often two weeks) ― for free, unless you forget to return it and incur a small fine. Library borrowing is cheap, it prevents you from filling your ...

Just in time for Martin Luther King Day, Rep. John Lewis' books sales soar after harsh words from Donald Trump
Subsequently, sales of Lewis' books soared. As of Monday morning, four of Lewis' books were among Amazon's Top 20 bestsellers, with a box set of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir trilogy "March" at No. 1 and his autobiography "Walking ...

Rep. John Lewis' Books Sales Spike After Skirmish With Donald Trump
John Lewis' Books Sales Spike After Skirmish With Donald Trump. Photo by Drew Angerer. By Paula Rogo. Jan, 16, 2017. 0. Five of the six books that have gained the most sales in the last 24 hours on Amazon are by Lewis. There has been one positive from ...

Mother, daughter, publish picture book that teaches letters and lacrosse
Class of 2003 Westwood High School graduate Kristen Kjellman Marshall conquered the lacrosse field here and at Northwestern University, where she graduated as a four time All-American player. Now, she has her sights set on the publishing world, with ...

Bettors jump to underdogs and sportsbooks suffer big losses
William Hill, which operates sportsbooks at 108 locations throughout the state, reported suffering the worst day in the company's five-year history in Nevada. So much parlay liability had built up over the weekend, the book's "seven-figure" fate was ...

Michael Wolff on MILO's 'Dangerous': Publishing Is a Business
Book imprints were once the staunchest cultural gatekeepers, with issues of taste and sales closely twinned, and with the decision to publish resting, often, on a small group of editors, or even on a single shoulder. You knew who was responsible. But ...

Obama's recommended reading list for his daughter includes feminist classics
Barack Obama knows his books. The US president and accomplished memoirist has a well-documented appetite for reading that spans literature, history, popular fiction, and more. In an interview (paywall) with Michiko Kakutani, the New York Times chief ...

The President's Collected Speeches, an Ode to Michelle, and More Books
Sometimes love looks like war. In Dark at the Crossing (Knopf), Green on Blue author Elliot Ackerman delivers a romance for our time. Idealist Haris Abadi, desperate to cross the Turkish border into Syria, becomes waylaid en route. As Haris gets ...

The Banned Books Your Child Should Read
Books can get challenged because they involve magic (Philip Pullman, J.K. Rowling), or because they offend religious sensibilities. “A Wrinkle in Time,” by Madeleine L'Engle, has been challenged as both overly and insufficiently religious. Some books ...

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