International Hot Book Properties, Week of January 8, 2018

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International Hot Book Properties, Week of January 8, 2018

On behalf of French publisher Grasset, 2 Seas Literary sold A Paris by Jeanne Damas in several sales, including in a joint deal to Penguin Press (U.S.) and Viking UK. Deals have also been made in Korea and Spain. Grasset published the novel, which written with Lauren Bastide, in October 2017.
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Tebeau named Buffalo Business First publisher

John Tebeau on Tuesday was announced as the new president and publisher of Buffalo Business First and the Buffalo Law Journal. Tebeau will succeed Jack Connors, who is retiring Jan. 31. Connors joined Buffalo Business First when it was launched in 1984, and was named president and publisher
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Book to Film Deals, Week of January 8, 2018

Universal has optioned the forthcoming Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019), about a woman with a publishing background who transitions into a career in tech. (Variety). Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (Little Brown, 2013), about the public execution of a woman in Iceland,
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Radiohead Haven't Actually Sued Lana Del Rey, Publishers Say

Warner/Chappell has now issued a statement, which claims no lawsuit has been filed and Radiohead have not demanded all the publishing rights for Del Rey's song 'Get Free'. “As Radiohead's music publisher, it's true that we've been in discussions since August of last year with Lana Del Rey's
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UK Photographer's Car Vandalized After Publishing Photos of Secret Spot

36-year-old Ben Landricombe's truck was vandalized after he published photos of a secret spot in a local paper. Photo: Landricombe. The Inertia. A UK amateur photographer and surfer has received threatening messages and had his car defaced after the Plymouth Herald published photos he'd taken
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Man wins lottery months after wife wins Publisher's Clearing House

A Massachusetts man won $1 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket months after his wife won the same amount from the Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes. Photo courtesy of the Massachusetts Lottery. Jan. 9 (UPI) — A Massachusetts man won a $1 million lottery prize less than five months after
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The daily numbers for Snapchat's Discover section should worry publishers

Only 20% of Snapchat users on average consumed content from a publisher's Discover edition daily, based on the data reviewed by Daily Beast reporter Taylor Lorenz. The data encompasses five months of confidential daily active user (DAU) metrics on Discover, among other Snapchat features,
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Water ring-bouncing on repellent singularities

Texturing a flat superhydrophobic substrate with point-like superhydrophobic macrotextures of same repellency makes impacting water droplets take off as rings, which leads to shorter bouncing times than on a flat substrate. We investigate the contact time reduction on such elementary macrotextures
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Tebeau named Business First and Buffalo Law Journal publisher/president

Tebeau comes to American City Business Journals — the Charlotte, N.C.-based parent of both publications — with more than 20 years of experience in the advertising, publishing and content marketing industries. “I'm pleased that we were able to attract someone with John's experience and commitment
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UPEI professors receive special honour

Chilton is an associate professor of history, a member of the graduate faculty of the master of arts in island studies and the director of a new program in applied communication, leadership and culture at UPEI. Her areas of research and publishing expertise are the history of international migrations and
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Author Jessica Shattuck to speak with University of Michigan's Laura Thomas at Nicolas Books Friday

Thomas, who will speak with Shattuck about her writing, is the author of “States of Motion” and currently heads the undergraduate creative writing program at the University of Michigan's Residential College, where she teaches fiction and creative nonfiction. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in
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Winter Wednesday Workshops: Copyright for Digital Publishers

Venue. Young Research Library, Research Commons (RC) Classroom. Room 11630F, Young Research Library Los Angeles, United States. Phone: (310) 825-8208; Website: http://www.library.ucla.edu/destination/research-commons-rc-classroom
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Ad network vs publisher

Chances are you aximize your advertising revenue streams with our ad server technology that deliver relevant Please sign up for either publisher's or advertiser's account Publisher Help Center. We'll first start with a couple of In short, ad networks collect inventory from a range of publisher sites and sell it
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As Textbook Companies Try New Options, Many Students Say Price Is Biggest Factor

Forgette says she was assigned an open textbook that her professor created for a writing course. “Because she wrote it, it was very personalized for the class,” she says. And she found no issues with the quality. “I thought it was just as helpful as any other textbook.” Morris had never even heard of OERs,
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