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Trailer Unveiled For ‘Walt Before Mickey’

6 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A new trailer has been unveiled for the Walt Before Mickey movie. This film adaptation shares the same title as Timothy S. Susanin’s 2011 nonfiction book which features a forward written by Diane Disney Miller. The video embedded above...Show More Summary

First Second Books to Publish a Pénélope Bagieu Graphic Novel in English

6 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

First Second Books will publish an English-language edition of Exquisite Corpse by Pénélope Bagieu. A release date has been scheduled for May 05, 2015. While Bagieu is unknown in America, she has become a well-regarded artist in her native France. Show More Summary

‘Cat’ Anthology Featured On Kickstarter

6 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Coffee House Press intends to publish an anthology entitled Cat Is Art Spelled Wrong. The inspiration for this project came from the well-attended 2012 Internet Cat Video Festival. Some of the funds will be used to compensate the contributing writers and to give a donation to the Humane Society. Show More Summary

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Settles Lawsuit | Apple Watch

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Snapchat Settles Lawsuit Filed By Ousted Co-Founder and Fraternity Brother, Reggie Brown (Business Insider) Snapchat has settled a lawsuit filed by its ousted co-founder,...Show More Summary

‘Personal’ Leads iBooks Bestsellers List

Personal by Lee Child has joined Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 1. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 9/8/14. If I Stay by Gayle Forman and MeanShow More Summary

Which Publishers Get the Most Social Shares? [Infographic]

Social has become the vehicle for driving readers to content. However, some publishers are better at leveraging the power of social than others. Creative agency Fractl teamed up with content marketing analytics company BuzzSumo to find...Show More Summary

Apple Watch: It’s All About Design

Social media has been buzzing today thanks to Apple’s big reveal: two larger iPhone 6s, plus the company’s first foray into wearable tech: the Apple Watch. Tim Cook introduced the new device using Steve Jobs’ famous “one more thing”Show More Summary

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Hires Rick Wolff to Lead New Business Book Line

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has hired book editor Rick Wolff to launch a line of business books. In his new role as Senior Executive Editor, Wolff will develop and edit about 10-15 titles a year. He starts in HMH’s New York office on September 15th. Wolff comes to HMH from Hachette Book Group where he has spent 23 years publishing business books. Show More Summary

Simon & Schuster Releases the First TED Book in Print

Simon & Schuster has released the first TED Book in print. Zak Ebrahim and Jeff Giles were brought together to tell chronicle Ebrahim’s journey on becoming an advocate of peace. Together, they wrote The Terrorist’s Son: A Story of Choice. The...Show More Summary

Why an Algorithmic Twitter Feed is a Bad Idea

Recently, there have been grumblings from Twitter’s users about the possibility that an algorithm is on the way. Would an algorithm be terrible for Twitter? Why would the company consider such a move, when its format is so well established? Comments...Show More Summary

Sticky Note Portraits Book on Kickstarter

Christopher Locke hopes to raise $6,000 on Kickstarter to fund a book of portraits drawn on sticky notes. Locke, a school teacher and artist, keeps himself focused in meetings by making drawings on Post-It notes. With the new school year, he is looking for a project and a way to teach his students about commitment to a long-term endeavors. Show More Summary

Long Live the American Library: INFOGRAPHIC

Fun fact: Did you know that there are more libraries in America than there are McDonald’s restaurants? We didn’t either, but thanks to this nifty infographic from H&R Block (of all places… but thanks for the share, ElectricLit), we now...Show More Summary

Barnes & Noble Revenues Down 7% in Q1 2015

Barnes & Noble’s consolidated revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 were $1.2 billion, a 7 percent drop compared to the same quarter last year. First quarter consolidated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization...Show More Summary

Leo Tolstoy Gets a Google Doodle For His Birthday

Google has created a Doodle to celebrate Leo Tolstoy’s 186th birthday. The image pays homage to three works by the famed Russian novelist: War & Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Artist Roman Muradov designed the piece. Show More Summary

Ursula LeGuin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Sci-fi novelist Ursula K. Le Guin will received the National Book Awards 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Le Guin will be honored at the 65th  National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner in New York on November 19th. Show More Summary

Chloë Sevigny Inks Book Deal with Rizzoli

Fashion icon Chloë Sevigny has landed a deal with Rizzoli for the Chloë Book. Kim Gordon, best known as a singer and guitarist for the rock band Sonic Youth, will pen the forward. This photography book project will include personal pictures from Sevigny’s high school days, polaroids, film stills, and high fashion pieces. Show More Summary

Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes to Collaborate On ‘Secret Coders’ Comic Series

Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang will be writing a middle grade grade comic series entitled Secret Coders. Cartoonist Mike Holmes has signed on to create the illustrations. The story follows two prep school students named Hopper and Eni who develop a friendship and a passion for computer coding. Show More Summary

BBC Radio 4 to Air Dramatization of Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s ‘Good Omens’

BBC Radio 4 will be creating a six-part dramatization of Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Both writers will be involved with this adaptation. Actors Mark Heap and Peter Serafinowicz have been brought on to play the lead roles. Show More Summary

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iPhone 6: How Much Innovation Can We Expect? [Infographic]

Happy iPhone Announcement Eve! Apple addicts are eagerly awaiting the expected announcement of the new iPhone 6 during Apple’s fall product review. In what has become something of an annual tradition, rumors about the latest iPhone model are swirling ahead of the event. Show More Summary

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