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Canongate acquires Meek's '21st-century Anna Karenina'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Canongate editorial director Francis Bickmore has acquired a new novel by James Meek, author of...

21st Century Book Promotion

Media Bistro – 2011-02-14

As Amazon fights sales tax battles around the country, one book publisher has taken distribution into its own hands. In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), we interviewed Colin...

Apple Unveils the new iPad – the 21st Century Mac, iBook Reader, and Portable Playground

Publishers Newswire – 2010-01-28

COLUMN: Well, it’s finally here. I can stop holding my breath, crossing my toes, and praying to the mighty Mr. Jobs that we’ve finally have something like an iPod, only, er, bigger. It’s here,...

With Connect, Getty Images Leaps Into The 21st Century

Fast Company – 2012-02-21

Getty Images is getting with the 21st century today.With its new Connect system, Getty is making it easier for web publishers and certain platforms like blogging tools to embed Getty's image products...

Macmillan and 21st Century in Chinese joint venture

The Bookseller – 2012-08-20

Macmillan Publishers and 21st Century Publishing House Co. have launched the Macmillan Century...

Foyles and The Bookseller Unite to Crowdsource a ‘21st Century’ Bookstore

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-04

British bookshop Foyles and The Bookseller have partnered to help crowdsource ideas for making Foyles's new flagship store fit for the 21st Century.

A controversial new German novel imagines Hitler in the 21st century

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-02-07

'Er Ist Wieder Da,' or 'He's Back,' a novel by Timur Vermes that features Hitler as a contemporary protagonist, has galvanized Germans on the 80th anniversary of der Führer's rise to power.

UK Comics Mag Tripwire Celebrates Its 21st Birthday in Style

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-09

British comics and genre magazine Tripwire is celebrating its 21st anniversary with a limited edition book and series of special events in the UK.

Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-07

Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue.    

21st Century Fox loss shrinks after company split

Boston.com – 2013-08-07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Entertainment media company 21st Century Fox shrank its fiscal fourth-quarter loss after the owner of Fox News Channel and FX shed the publishing division that caused a big...

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports rise in revenue

Guardian – 2013-08-07

News Corp's newly spun-off cable, movie and pay-TV division boosted by growth at Fox News and regional sports networksRupert Murdoch's newly separated 21st Century Fox has reported higher revenue and...

21st Century Fox pays $70m for 5% stake in Vice

Media Week – 2013-08-19

21st Century Fox has bought a 5 per cent stake in Vice Media, the digital media company that evolved from Vice magazine, in a deal which values it at $1.4 billion (£895 million).

Here Are The 12 Cities That Will Shake Up The Art World In The 21st Century

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-19

Cities like New York and Paris have long captured the art world's attention, wooing artists, collectors, critics and curators who have hurried to call the hubs home. Other storied art havens include...

Alexander McCall Smith brings Jane Austen into the 21st century

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

Writers including Alexander McCall Smith and Curtis Sittenfeld will bring some of Austen's most famous stories into contemporary times.

“The Goldfinch”: Donna Tartt’s 21st-century Dickens

Salon.com – 2013-10-14

Donna Tartt's masterful, enveloping feat of storytelling about an orphan who steals a celebrated artwork

11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-16

Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" was published on this day in 1847. While I'm a very big fan of most Victorian literature, "Jane Eyre" made an impression on me that other novels formerly hadn't....

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports dip in profits

Guardian – 2013-11-06

Film and TV company that split from News Corp in June says launch of Fox Sports 1 and FXX in US dented bottom lineEntertainment giant 21st Century Fox has said that investments in new channels,...

NorCal-based magazine Heckler reboots for 21st century skate and snowboarders

SacBee – 2013-12-10

Just like the rockers who’ve regrouped to capture their glory days, the recent resurrection of Heckler magazine sounds something like this: Dudes, we’re getting the mag back...

A Visit to BiblioTech: The 21st Century All-Digital Library

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-22

Ed Nawotka visits BiblioTech, the new all-ebook library in San Antonio, Texas, which is opening new opportunities for the low-literacy community.

How I Brought My Thriller from the ’70s into The 21st Century

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-17

Bestseller Warren Adler discusses the challenges of converting his 1977 thriller "Trans-Siberian Express" into digital and enhancing it Apple's iBooks.

The Borribles, once infamous children's books, reissued for 21st-century readers

The Guardian – 2014-02-19

Considered too inflammatory to publish in the wake of 1980s UK riots, these tales of anarchic runaways are to be re-released as ebooksMichael de Larrabeiti's classic stories of anarchic, pointy-eared...

Welcome to the Piketty revolution: “Capital in the 21st Century” is a game-changer (even if you never read it)

Salon.com – 2014-04-27

"Capital in the 21st Century" is an unexpected bestseller that could actually change the world

Gillian Flynn to rewrite Hamlet for the 21st century

The Guardian – 2014-05-28

Gone Girl author joins the likes of Margaret Atwood and Anne Tyler in series that rethinks Shakespeare's stories 'for contemporary readers'Gillian Flynn, whose thriller Gone Girl explored a dark and...

Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-06

Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers?

Video Games: New Art and Education for the 21st Century

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-07

This week airing on most of our PBS stations is an episode featuring Pete Parsons, the Chief Operating Officer for the video game maker Bungie. Our conversation is about their latest game, Destiny,...

Got Diversity? Six Hacks that Address Book Industry Diversity, 21st-Century Style

Publishers Weekly – 2014-12-12

The lack of diversity in the book publishing industry is not new or surprising to veterans of the business.

Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-12

When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key. The post Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the...

Page One’s 21st-Century Asian Bookstore Strategy

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-31

Singapore-based Page One's new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan. The post Page One’s 21st-Century...

Hacking a 21st Century Government

The Huffington Post – 2015-05-06

Can you imagine walking into your public library looking for a specific book only to discover that nothing is organized and there is no Dewey Decimal system to help you locate it? Or firing up your...

Caitlyn Jenner channels her inner 21st century goddess in Versace at the ESPYs

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-16

The symbolism was unmistakable - a flowing white gown in a classically draped shape. At the ESPY Awards, Caitlyn Jenner was a 21st century goddess on a pedestal speaking to the world about...

Why “Translating” Shakespeare for the 21st Century Is a Bad Idea

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-10-01

A new series of "translations" of Shakespeare's plays will change the language to contemporary, colloquial English — losing something essential to the text. The post Why “Translating”...

Does Thoreau's 'Walden' need a 21st-century update?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-02-19

Why one writer has launched an ambitious new Kickstarter campaign to make Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' more accessible to modern readers.

Pathways Forward: The University Press in the 21st Century

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-21

When delegates from nine US university presses joined their UK counterparts in Liverpool, new publishing models and strategic relationships came into focus. The post Pathways Forward: The University...

Penguin Modern Poets series gets 21st-century relaunch

The Guardian – 2016-06-13

Iconic brand, which brought together groups of writers – including the bestselling Mersey poets – will release contemporary collections showcasing ‘a new golden age’Penguin’s iconic Modern...

Virtual Reality Is Turning Getty Images Into a 21st Century Brand

AdWeek – 2016-06-21

  brightcove.createExperiences(); CANNES, France—While Getty Images, founded in 1995 as a resource for rights to still images, was born in the age of the Internet, it's...

Switzerland’s 21st Festival at Leukerbad: 14 Nations Represented

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-07-07

Readings in high places: the Leukerbad International Literature Festival in Switzerland drew record attendance and international authors in 2016. The post Switzerland’s 21st Festival at...

Telling ’21st-Century Stories’: Spain’s Javier Celaya

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-22

'There is good news' from the publishing sector in Spain, says The Markets' visionary speaker Javier Celaya of Dosdoce.com. And it's 'radically transforming the cultural sector.' The post Telling...

Book groups are so 21st century

Stuff – 2016-09-19

Once the domain of your Nana's generation, book groups have enjoyed a bit of a renaissance for a wee while now. A group of like-minded folk who read a common book in their own time then meet up...

How can libraries survive and thrive in the 21st century?

The Bookseller – 2016-12-07

Rob Wilson on how the government wants local authorities to think differently about public libraries.

Book Review: Greenberg’s ‘America Ascendant’ Gives Us Hope for the 21st Century

Publishers Newswire – 2017-03-13

REVIEW: Positive feelings about the USA can sometimes be in short supply but Stanley B. Greenberg's “America Ascendant: A Revolutionary Nation's Path to Addressing Its Deepest Problems and Leading...

Woman Celebrating 21st Birthday Killed After NYPD Traffic Agent Drunkenly Crashes Car: Cops

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-16

Amanda Miner, who turned 21 Wednesday, was in the back seat of a grey 2013 Infiniti sedan when it slammed into the median of the Williamsburg Bridge.

Children’s Books in China 2017: 21st Century Publishing Group

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-17

Voted Best Children’s Publisher in Asia at the 2015 Bologna Children’s Book Fair, 21st Century Publishing Group has come a long way in its 32 years.

21st Century Fox will investigate L.A. radio host's sexual harassment claim against Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-10

A Los Angeles radio personality’s claim that she was sexually harassed by Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in 2013 is being investigated by the cable channel’s parent company, 21st Century Fox. Lisa...

Samsung's Galaxy Book Windows 2-in-1 goes on sale April 21st

Engadget – 2017-04-20

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung debuted its Galaxy Book, a power tablet running Windows 10 with a snap-on keyboard that looked to improve on Huawei's Matebook. Despite promising specs and...

Impeached Leaders Of 21st Century

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-28

While the nation immerses itself in a heated debate over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, here is a look at the different circumstances under which eight world leaders in the 21st...

Cleveland Indians set American League record with 21st straight win

Los Angeles Times – 2017-09-14

The Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League record and join only two other teams in the last 101 years to win that many...

Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid don sexy ensembles for Bella's 21st birthday

Yahoo! News – 2017-10-10

The model turned 21 on Monday, and she celebrated her milestone birthday in typically stunning fashion as she rocked revealing ensembles and surrounded herself with family and friends.

10 Essential 21st-Century Spanish-Language Books

Publishers Weekly – 2017-10-06

10 must-read books translated from Spanish.

Comcast, Sony Pictures jump into bidding for 21st Century Fox's media assets

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-18

Comcast Corp. has joined the pursuit of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment assets, expressing interest in acquiring Fox’s Los Angeles-based movie studio, sports networks, cable...

Competition watchdog delays initial verdict on 21st Century Fox's Sky deal

The Guardian – 2017-12-06

CMA says it needs to digest more than 12,000 submissions before issuing guidance on proposed Murdoch takeover of UK broadcasterThe UK competition watchdog has delayed by a month its provisional...

Baidu's Robin Li is Helping China Win the 21st Century

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-18

China has now set its sights on artificial intelligence, and Baidu founder Robin Li is up the the challenge.

Search teams find 21st victim of Montecito mudslide

Los Angeles Times – 2018-01-22

A recovery team searching through debris from the Montecito mudslide recovered the body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon on Saturday morning, bringing the number of known fatalities to 21....

Macmillan Buys US Rights to Cao Wenxuan’s Latest Book from 21st Century Publishing Group

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-03-27

At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan's book, 'Summer'. The post Macmillan Buys...

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