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New York Review Books
NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS (NYRB) is the publishing house of The New York Review of Books . Its imprints are New York Review Books Classics, New York Review Books Collections, The New York Review Children\'s Collection , New York Review Comics, and NYRB Lit. DESCRIPTIONNYRB Classics is a list of fiction and non-fiction works for all ages and from around the world. Since its first volume, Richard Hughes 's High Wind in Jamaica (1999), NYRB Classics has published hundreds of titles. Occasionally, it has published translations of works previously unavailable in English by writers including Euripides
Euripides
, Dante
Dante
, Balzac
Balzac
and Chekhov . It also publishes fiction by more contemporary writers such as Vasily Grossman , Mavis Gallant , Upamanyu Chatterjee , Georges Simenon
Georges Simenon
, Kenneth Fearing , and J
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Frank Rich
FRANK HART RICH, JR. (born June 2, 1949) is an American essayist, liberal / progressive op-ed columnist and writer notable for having held various positions within The New York Times
The New York Times
from 1980 to 2011 , and a producer of television series and documentaries at HBO. Rich is currently Writer-at-Large for New York magazine, where he writes essays on politics and culture and engages in regular dialogues on news of the week for the Daily Intelligencer at nymag.com. As a producer, he is best known as an Executive Producer of the long-running HBO comedy series Veep, having joined the show at its outset in 2011
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Freeman Dyson
FREEMAN JOHN DYSON FRS (born 15 December 1923) is an English-born American theoretical physicist and mathematician , known for his work in quantum electrodynamics , solid-state physics , astronomy and nuclear engineering . He is professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study , a Visitor of Ralston College , and a member of the Board of Sponsors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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Larry McMurtry
LARRY JEFF MCMURTRY (born June 3, 1936) is an American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the old West or in contemporary Texas
Texas
. His novels include Horseman, Pass By (1962), The Last Picture Show (1966) and Terms of Endearment (1975), which were adapted into films earning 26 Academy Award nominations (10 wins). His 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Lonesome Dove was adapted into a television miniseries that earned 18 Emmy Award
Emmy Award
nominations (seven wins), with the other three novels in his Lonesome Dove series adapted into three more miniseries, earning eight more Emmy nominations
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J. R. Ackerley
JOE RANDOLPH "J. R." ACKERLEY (4 November 1896 – 4 June 1967) was a British writer and editor. Starting with the BBC
BBC
the year after its founding in 1927, he was promoted to literary editor of The Listener , its weekly magazine, where he served for more than two decades. He published many emerging poets and writers who became influential in Great Britain. He was openly homosexual, a rarity in his time when homosexuality was forbidden by law and socially ostracized. Ackerley's extramarital half-sister was Sally Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster
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Kenneth Fearing
KENNETH FEARING (July 28, 1902 – June 26, 1961) was an American poet, novelist, and founding editor of Partisan Review
Partisan Review
. Literary critic Macha Rosenthal called him "the chief poet of the American Depression ." CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Literary career * 3 Personal life * 4 Bibliography * 4.1 Poetry * 4.2 Novels * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEFearing was born in Oak Park, Illinois
Oak Park, Illinois
, the son of Harry Lester Fearing, a successful Chicago attorney, and Olive Flexner Fearing. His parents divorced when he was a year old, and he was raised mainly by his aunt, Eva Fearing Scholl. He went to school at Oak Park and River Forest High School , and was editor of the student paper, as was his predecessor Ernest Hemingway
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Mainstream
MAINSTREAM is current thought that is widespread. It includes all popular culture and media culture , typically disseminated by mass media . It is to be distinguished from subcultures and countercultures , and at the opposite extreme are cult followings and fringe theories . This word is sometimes used in a pejorative sense by subcultures who view ostensibly mainstream culture as not only exclusive but artistically and aesthetically inferior
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Imprint (trade Name)
An IMPRINT of a publisher is a trade name under which it publishes a work. A single publishing company may have multiple imprints, often using the different names as brands to market works to various demographic consumer segments . DESCRIPTIONAn imprint of a publisher is a trade name —a name that a business uses for trading commercial products or services—under which a work is published . Imprints typically have a defining character or mission . In some cases, the diversity results from the takeover of smaller publishers (or parts of their business) by a larger company. In the case of Barnes "> * ^ Friedlander, Joel (2015-02-09). "A Quick Lesson About Publishers, Imprints, CreateSpace, and Bowker". The Book Designer. Retrieved 2016-07-29. * ^ "Industry Overview: Journalism and Publishing". Wet Feet. Retrieved 2016-07-29. * ^ "What is an imprint?". The Book Publicity Blog. This publishing -related article is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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LibraryThing
LIBRARYTHING is a social cataloging web application for storing and sharing book catalogs and various types of book metadata . It is used by authors, individuals, libraries, and publishers. Based in Portland, Maine
Portland, Maine
, LibraryThing
LibraryThing
was developed by Tim Spalding and went live on August 29, 2005. As of December 2015, it has over 2,000,000 users and 100 million books catalogued. CONTENTS* 1 Features * 1.1 Social features * 1.2 TinyCat * 2 Ownership * 3 Publicity * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links FEATURESThe primary feature of LibraryThing
LibraryThing
("LT") is the cataloging of books, movies, music and other media by importing data from libraries through Z39.50 connections and from six Amazon.com
Amazon.com
stores
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Publishers Weekly
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (PW) is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers , librarians , booksellers and literary agents . Published continuously since 1872, it has carried the tagline, “The International News Magazine of Book Publishing and Bookselling". With 51 issues a year, the emphasis today is on book reviews . The magazine was founded by bibliographer Frederick Leypoldt in the late 1860s, and had various titles until Leypoldt settled on the name THE PUBLISHERS\' WEEKLY (with an apostrophe) in 1872. The publication was a compilation of information about newly published books, collected from publishers and from other sources by Leypoldt, for an audience of booksellers. By 1876, Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly
was being read by nine tenths of the booksellers in the country
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The Observer
THE OBSERVER is a British newspaper, published on Sundays . In the same place on the political spectrum as its sister papers The Guardian and The Guardian
The Guardian
Weekly , whose parent company Guardian Media Group Limited acquired it in 1993, it takes a social liberal or social democratic line on most issues. First published in 1791, it is the world's oldest Sunday newspaper. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins * 1.2 Nineteenth century * 1.3 Twentieth century * 1.4 Twenty-first century * 2 Supplements and features * 3 The Newsroom * 4 Bans * 5 Editors * 6 Awards * 7 Conventions sponsored * 8 Bibliography * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links HISTORYORIGINSThe first issue, published on 4 December 1791 by W.S. Bourne , was the world's first Sunday newspaper . Believing that the paper would be a means of wealth, Bourne instead soon found himself facing debts of nearly £1,600
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E-book
An ELECTRONIC BOOK (or E-BOOK) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices. Although sometimes defined as "an electronic version of a printed book", some e-books exist without a printed equivalent. Commercially produced and sold e-books are usually intended to be read on dedicated e-reader devices. However, almost any sophisticated computer device that features a controllable viewing screen can also be used to read e-books, including desktop computers , laptops , tablets and smartphones . In the 2000s, there was a trend of print and e-book sales moving to the Internet
Internet
, where readers buy traditional paper books and e-books on websites using e-commerce systems
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Parent Company
A PARENT COMPANY is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors . The second company is deemed a subsidiary of the parent company
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Upamanyu Chatterjee
UPAMANYU CHATTERJEE (Bengali : উপমন্যু চট্টোপাধ্যায়) (born 1959) is an Indian civil servant who currently serves as Joint Secretary to Government of India on the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board. He is a 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service
Indian Administrative Service
officer from Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Cadre. He is a published author and best known for his novel English, August , also adapted into a film of the same title. CONTENTS * 1 Major works * 2 Awards * 3 Bibliography * 4 References * 5 External links MAJOR WORKSChatterjee has written a handful of short stories of which "The Assassination of Indira Gandhi" and "Watching Them" are particularly noteworthy. His best-selling novel, English, August : An Indian story (subsequently made into a major film ), was published in 1988 and has since been reprinted several times
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Euripides
EURIPIDES (/juːˈrɪpᵻdiːz/ or /jɔːˈrɪpᵻdiːz/ ; Greek : Εὐριπίδης; Ancient Greek: ) (c. 480 – c. 406 BC) was a tragedian of classical Athens . Along with Aeschylus and Sophocles , he is one of the three ancient Greek tragedians a number of whose plays have survived. Some ancient scholars attributed 95 plays to him but according to the Suda
Suda
it was 92 at most. Of these, 18 or 19 have survived more or less complete (there has been debate about his authorship of Rhesus , largely on stylistic grounds) and there are also fragments, some substantial, of most of the other plays
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Richard Hughes (writer)
RICHARD ARTHUR WARREN HUGHES OBE
OBE
(19 April 1900 – 28 April 1976) was a British writer of poems, short stories, novels and plays. He was born in Weybridge
Weybridge
, Surrey
Surrey
. His father was Arthur Hughes, a civil servant, and his mother Louisa Grace Warren who had been brought up in the West Indies in Jamaica. He was educated first at Charterhouse School
Charterhouse School
and graduated from Oriel College , Oxford
Oxford
during 1922. A Charterhouse schoolmaster had sent Hughes's first published work to the magazine The Spectator during 1917. The article, written as a school essay, was an unfavorable criticism of The Loom of Youth , by Alec Waugh , a recently published novel which caused a furore for its account of homosexual passions between British schoolboys in a public school
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