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Cheetham's Head of Zeus lines up launch list

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Anthony Cheetham's latest publishing start-up, Head of Zeus, will publish 24 titles between...

Library Lines: Library books can help you with New Year's resolutions

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-01-06

The holidays are over, and New Year's resolutions are set. Thousands of books in the library's collection can guide you through difficult times as you try to follow through with those resolutions.

Between the Lines: Authors have brains on their minds

SacBee – 2011-12-19

That brainy Sacramento science writer-professor Judith Horstman is at it again, this time with her third brain-centric book. "The Scientific American Book of Love, Sex and the Brain: The Neuroscience...

Between the Lines: Author Amy Tan discusses first digital work

SacBee – 2011-12-12

Since it started up in April, the San Francisco digital publishing site has specialized in long-form narrative nonfiction.

Between the Lines: Holiday themes abound in books for adults, too

SacBee – 2011-12-05

'Tis the time of year when the marketplace is overrun with seasonal children's books. There are so many choices for stocking stuffers that it's hard to know where to begin. One strategy is to close...

Between the Lines: You'll love gazing at images in these coffee table tomes

SacBee – 2011-11-14

Does anybody place cups of coffee on their coffee tables anymore? We think big books are more likely to end up there, so we want to suggest a few that are suitable for holiday gift-giving. Time...

BBC Magazines lines up first iPad-only subscription

Media Week – 2011-08-09

BBC Good Food is set to be the first BBC Magazines title to offer a subscription through the iPad, and is offering a better deal to people subscribing outside the App Store.

Between the lines: Sacramento-area readers continue their summer book lists

SacBee – 2011-08-01

In early June, we asked you to share your summer reading lists with other readers. What books would you be spending time with on the beach, in the mountains or during that flight to the East Coast?...

Between the Lines: Genre writers name their winners

SacBee – 2011-07-25

When it comes to who's reading what, book industry experts agree that popular fiction – also called genre fiction – has the widest audience. Charles Sykes Associated Press Edith Bennett of...

Between the Lines: Reel in a new book or three

SacBee – 2011-07-18

Summertime brings boxes of books here to Reading Central. In a recent batch, we found a few themes, as well as some solo titles worth a mention.

Between the Lines: Best books for dads

SacBee – 2011-06-06

A reminder that Father's Day is June 19 and we're here to help. Instead of waiting till the last minute to buy another tie, try a title instead.

Radio 4 lines up Grossman adaptation

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 14:21 BBC Radio 4 is to broadcast an eight-hour dramatisation of Russian author Vasily Grossman’s epic novel Life and Fate from 18th-24th September. Kenneth...

Dangerous blend: how the lines between editorial and advertising are blurring

Guardian – 2011-05-16

In our new weekly blog analysing media, tech and business models, Frédéric Filloux of Monday Note says that blurring the line between advertising and editorial is becoming a standard practice on...

NAA Lines Up Key Advertisers For Annual Confab mediaXchange

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-08

Key executives with Facebook, IDEO and Kodak are slated to address newspaper executives during the Newspaper Association of America's mediaXchange conference this spring.

Ferag EasySert Lines Operating at 'London Free Press'

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-23

Sun Media Corp's London (Ontario) Free Press has taken into production two online Ferag EasySert inserting lines, each with 20 hoppers, that it uses to handle its increasing volume of supplements...

Booker International lines up 14

The Book Seller – 2009-03-18

Hamish Hamilton author James Kelman is among...

Nela to Automate N.Y. 'Daily News' Plate Lines

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

Nela will automate platemaking for the New York Daily News' new KBA Commander CT press. Able to process 320 singlewide plates per hour, each of three Nela Evolution high-speed vision/trim/punch/bend...

Fishing Lines wound up as Independent titles cut costs

Guardian – 2008-09-01

Fishing Lines, the longest-running column at the Independent newspapers, has been axed due to budget cuts. By Stephen Brook

Between the Lines: Many books for Black History Month

SacBee – 2012-02-10

February is Black History Month, a time to remember the struggles, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans.

Between the Lines: Authors on the Move coming March 3

SacBee – 2012-02-13

You've read their books, now plan to hobnob with 42 California writers of note at Sacramento's premier literary event. Author John Lescroart is one of the many authors scheduled to rub elbows...

Between the Lines: Jack Parker's hooked on travel

SacBee – 2012-01-29

Jeff Thornton and Trudy Garrison grew up next door to each other and are best friends. Their creator, Roseville author Jack Parker, describes them as "all-American types, college kids in their 20s...

Between the Lines: An Oscar-night nod to books that were made into films

SacBee – 2012-02-26

A look at the list of Oscar-nominated films starring in tonight's 84th Academy Awards is a reminder of the thousands of books, novellas and short stories that have found their way into movie theaters...

Between the Lines: For mystery writers, Sacramento will be scene of crime convention

SacBee – 2012-03-11

If you're a fan of mysteries, try this: The 22nd annual Left Coast Crime Convention, themed "Mining for Murder," is coming to Sacramento. Jaqueline Winspear and John Lescroart will be guests of...

Between the Lines: Mary Jane Clark knows cozy mysteries

SacBee – 2012-03-25

New York Times best-selling author Mary Jane Clark knows the cozy format well. "The Look of Love" (William Morrow, $24.99, 340 pages) is the second title in her "Wedding Cake Mystery" series,...

Between the lines: Novak heads diabetes auction

SacBee – 2012-05-13

Brenda Novak's birthday is Tuesday, so we checked in to see what's new. She's an award-winning, best-selling romantic-suspense novelist who lives in Carmichael. Courtesy of Brenda Novak Author...

Bright Lines, Big Uncertainty

Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-18

A “high-profile defeat” for publishers is how Brandon Butler, director of public policy initiatives at the Association of Research Libraries, described the May 11 verdict in Cambridge University...

Between the Lines: Novels for summer reading

SacBee – 2012-05-27

Our annual summer-reading roundup is coming to the a&e section June 17, but let's get a sneak peek, starting with "beach reads," which are big sellers every summer.

Between the Lines: New Mickey Spillane works ahead

SacBee – 2012-06-03

Who reads what? Book- industry experts point out that readers favor popular fiction – a.k.a. genre fiction – over everything else. Within that, the numbers show the two biggest categories...

Between the Lines: Try these book titles for Father's Day

SacBee – 2012-06-10

A reminder that Father's Day is June 17 and that we're here to help. Instead of waiting till the last minute to buy another tie, try a title instead.

Not Just for Kids: 'Between the Lines' by Jodi Picoult, daughter

Los Angeles Times – 2012-06-24

Fairy-tale tropes are taken for a spin in 'Between the Lines,' a collaboration between bestselling writer Jodi Picoult and her teen daughter, Samantha van Leer. Between the Lines

Between the Lines: Audiobooks for relaxed summer listening

SacBee – 2012-07-01

Heard any good books lately? As in audiobooks, which are a growing segment of the multimedia market.

Between the Lines: Adam Johnson for Bee Book Club on Sept. 6

SacBee – 2012-08-12

The Bee Book Club will host a very special event at its Sept. 6 meeting, when Adam Johnson appears for "The Orphan Master's Son." Author Adam Johnson was given rare access to North Korea. His...

Between the Lines: Mad magazine celebrates 60 weird years

SacBee – 2012-10-07

Make a list of American icons. Under "media," the inclusion of Mad magazine would be an undeniable must.

iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

Engadget – 2012-10-23

iDevice owners in New Zealand and 17 Latin American countries are no longer restricted to a diet composed of free content when it comes to their respective iBookstores. A quick search of the...

Between the Lines: Tom Robbins promises his memoirs by 2014

SacBee – 2012-11-18

File this one under "We Can Hardly Wait – Seriously." Author Tom Robbins calls his life "a succession of highly personal magical-mystery peep shows," due to be featured in a memoir.

Between the Lines: New trilogy to answer Elfstones question

SacBee – 2012-12-02

In 1977, after seven years of part-time writing and editing, attorney-turned-novelist Terry Brooks introduced a fantasy- hungry readership to a post-post-apocalyptic land. It was populated by...

Between the Lines: Season's readings – and plenty of them

SacBee – 2012-12-16

One way to mark the changing seasons is by cruising the new titles coming from publishers. For instance, summertime books trend toward seaside romances and high adventure. Fall books feature A-list...

Between the lines: News about books and authors

SacBee – 2013-01-13

British thriller novelist Lee Child is a popular guy. More than 1,000 fans crowded into the Scottish Rite Center for the Nov. 29 Bee Book Club to hear what he had to say about his new title, "A...

Beween the Lines: Time to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at Fairytale Town

SacBee – 2013-02-24

How about a heaping plate of green eggs and ham? Oh, the Stuff You Will Learn!

Lines: So many books make their way to the big screen

SacBee – 2013-03-03

Watching the 85th Academy Awards last Sunday was a reminder that countless books, novellas and short stories have found their way onto the big screen over the decades.

Between the Lines: Library programs for Women's History Month

SacBee – 2013-03-10

March is Women's History Month, when the nation pays tribute to "the generations of women whose commitments have proved invaluable to society." People like astronaut Sally Ride, artist Frida Kahlo,...

Between the Lines: Writers workshops coming up

SacBee – 2013-03-17

One of the nation's most prestigious workshops for aspiring and established writers, screenwriters and poets is the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley. Richard Ford Amy Tan Robert...

Thames & Hudson lines up literary art

The Bookseller – 2013-04-19

Thames & Hudson is releasing a colourful list of “literary art” books this autumn...

Between the Lines: Books Mom will love to unwrap

SacBee – 2013-05-05

Mother's Day rolls around again next Sunday, and families will get together to honor moms and the bonds of maternalism in general.

Memorable lines from books

Stuff – 2013-05-31

Sometimes, when you're reading, you will encounter a line, or several, that speaks something so essentially true that it immediately becomes imprinted in your mind - to be pondered upon in those...

Between the Lines: Booklovers share summer reading lists

SacBee – 2013-06-23

As part of our June 9 summer-reading preview package, we asked you to share your summer reading lists with us, so we can share them with other readers, maybe get some literary synergy going.

Between the Lines: Suspense master Karin Slaughter next for Bee Book Club

SacBee – 2013-06-18

Whenever the conversation turns to the nation's top thriller writers, the short list invariably includes New York Times best-selling author Karin Slaughter. With good reason, agree book critics....

Between the Lines: Book titles in honor of the military

SacBee – 2013-05-19

The Sacramento region is well-populated with retired and active military personnel, who happen to be well-read fans of military-centric literature and fiction.

Between the Lines: Area writer sponsors

SacBee – 2013-05-12

Sometimes the power of the written word to do a good deed is impressive, as in: For the ninth year, best-selling romantic-suspense writer Brenda Novak of Carmichael is sponsoring her online auction...

Between the Lines: Author invites kids to explore natural world

SacBee – 2013-06-30

Ever since she was a little girl, Brandee Mae Hughes of Blue Canyon has been fascinated by insects, amphibians and birds.

Between the Lines: Authors line up to be at State Fair

SacBee – 2013-07-07

The California State Fair opens Friday and will run through July 28, and a few hundred thousand fairgoers are eagerly waiting.

Between the Lines: Diverse reading list from Supreme Court Justice Kennedy

SacBee – 2013-07-14

In March, Sacramento native Anthony Kennedy came home for the dedication of a library named in his honor. The U.S. Supreme Court justice looked on proudly as a wing of the Sacramento federal...

Between the Lines: Revealing Rowling as author is magic to book's sales

SacBee – 2013-07-21

The big news last week was the revelation by the Sunday Times of London that "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling admitted to publishing a "debut" crime novel under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith....

Between the Lines: Early releases hope to tempt coffee-table book buyers

SacBee – 2013-07-28

Publishers usually move their coffee-table books to the marketplace in September, as a walk-up to the holiday gift-giving season. Sometimes, they make them available earlier.

Between the Lines: Sacramento Library hosts Art in August

SacBee – 2013-08-04

The concept of art holding hands with literacy is a natural. That's why the Sacramento Public Library is hosting Art in August at the Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento.

Between the Lines: Pet lovers love books, too

SacBee – 2013-08-10

Pet owners are legion all over California. It follows that nonfiction and fiction books featuring dogs and cats usually sell well. Consider these: Comet's Tale: How the Dog I Rescued Saved My...

The Economics Behind the Mega-Hit 'Blurred Lines'

Business Week – 2013-08-15

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Billboard Magazine's Joe Levy discusses the economics behind Robin Thicke's hit single "Blurred Lines." He speaks with Trish Regan and Adam Johnson on...

Between the Lines: Jamie Ford follows ‘Hotel’ with ‘Willow Frost’

SacBee – 2013-08-18

If a debut novel sells 5,000 to 7,000 copies, it’s considered a success. Jamie Ford’s 2009 debut “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” was a global mega-hit, spending...

Between the lines: Adding to the J.D. Salinger legend

SacBee – 2013-09-01

Tuesday will see the re-release of “At Home In the World,” the controversial coming-of-age memoir by Joyce Maynard. At Home in the World: A Memoir by Joyce Maynard Elmore...

Between the Lines: Authors Jamie Ford and Bill Bryson coming to Bee Book Club

SacBee – 2013-09-08

The two writers literally and figuratively live in different worlds. Bill Bryson, author of “One Summer: America, 1927” Author Jamie Ford

Between the Lines: Library chooses Edgar Allan Poe for One Book Sacramento

SacBee – 2013-09-14

The library is asking the community to read the same book and participate in a lineup of Poe-centric events. Edgar Allan Poe

'Blurred Lines' Model Emily Ratajkowski Cast As Ben Affleck's Mistress In 'Gone Girl'

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-16

David Fincher loves him some Robin Thicke. That's at least one takeaway from the news that Fincher has cast model Emily Ratajkowski, who starred in Thicke's "Blurred Lines" video, as Ben Affleck's...

ThyssenKrupp wins banks' support to extend credit lines: magazine

Reuters – 2013-09-21

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's ThyssenKrupp won support from banks to extend credit lines worth 2.5 billion euros ($3.4 billion) as the steelmaker is grappling with billions of debt and its ailing...

Between the Lines: More new titles for fall reading

SacBee – 2013-10-06

Recommended: “The Big New Yorker Book of Cats.” Route 66 Treasures: Featuring Rare Facsimile Memorabilia from America's Mother Road by Jim Hinckley The Big New Yorker...

Between the Lines: Slew of books out for anniversary of JFK assassination

SacBee – 2013-10-13

A slew of books is showing up in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination on Nov. 2, 1963. Among them is “Where Were You?” compiled and edited by veteran...

Between the Lines: Spooky tales just in time for Halloween

SacBee – 2013-10-20

It’s not too late to get in the mood for chilling reading. “The Small Hand and Dolly: Two Novels” by Susan Hill “Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a...

EU lines up e-book VAT debate

The Bookseller – 2013-10-21

The harmonisation of VAT across print and digital books could move a step closer this week with...

Between the Lines: ‘White Ginger’ goes inside a Chinatown triad

SacBee – 2013-10-27

Thatcher Robinson of Carmichael has the right background for writing a thriller. The retired chief operating officer of a cyber-warfare and intrusion-detection firm in San Francisco just published...

Hilton Als blurs the lines in 'White Girls'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-08

Hilton Als' 'White Girls' is a magnificent collection of essays that mixes criticism and memoir, fiction and nonfiction.Hilton Als' "White Girls" is as much about white girls as the author's previous...

Between the lines: Faithful dogs and cats in books

SacBee – 2013-11-17

Pet owners tell their stories. “Devoted: 38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty and Life With Dogs”

Between the Lines: Layers of laughter in new book from The Onion

SacBee – 2013-11-24

The Onion peels back layers of laughter “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge” is a parody of encyclopedia-type reference books.

ALA 2014 Preview: Cut to the Core: On the Front Lines of the Common Core Rollout

Publishers Weekly – 2013-11-30

In October, we gave what was scheduled to be a one-hour presentation to a group of public librarians and library directors on collaboration between school and public libraries.

BBC lines up Tim Minchin sitcom

The Guardian – 2013-11-29

Comedian and musician to play loudmouth cocktail pianist in pilot for 88 Keys, which will also star Fonejacker's Kayvan NovakComedian and musician Tim Minchin will star in his first sitcom as a...

Between the Lines: Coffee table books for the holiday season

SacBee – 2013-12-01

These big-book titles are filled with first-rate photos and illustrations and informative text “The Masters of Nature Photography” “Four Seasons of Travel”...

The 21 Best Lines of 2013

Slate – 2013-12-04

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite...

Between the Lines: YA readers choose their favorite books of all time

SacBee – 2013-12-08

Some say the ideal novel for the burgeoning young-adult readership segment would be a coming-of-age tale with paranormal overtones, set in a dystopian society and featuring lead characters of diverse...

Between the lines: Holiday setting’s ideal for mysteries, romance novels

SacBee – 2013-12-15

Brick-and-mortar and e-bookstores are crowded with holiday-themed titles. If you’re looking for some stocking-stuffers, consider this sampling.

PP for Italy’s Giornale della Libreria: Publishing’s Front Lines

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-12-18

Publishing Perspectives's latest column for the Italy's Giornale della Libreria covers the frontline battlegrounds in publishing, from print vs. digital, to books vs. videogames.

Between the Lines: New Cold War stars in Tom Clancy’s final novel

SacBee – 2013-12-22

The publishing industry and millions of readers worldwide were shocked to learn of military novelist Tom Clancy’s death (from still-undisclosed causes) on Oct. 1 at age 66. Author Tom...

Between the Lines: Haunting titles start the new year

SacBee – 2014-01-12

The literary landscape for the new year looks loaded with top fiction and nonfiction titles. Oddly, among new big-buzz books are these works guaranteed to bring on the...

Between the lines: Chances are you will relate to something in ‘Odds’

SacBee – 2014-01-19

‘Odds’ and ‘Golden State’ help define who we are. “Golden State” is a novel by Michelle Richmond.

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SacBee – 2014-01-26

Take a reading cue from National Book Critics Circle. Donna Tartt, shown nine months ago in New York, is a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in fiction for “The...

Between the lines: Opening the books on Black History Month

SacBee – 2014-02-02

Terry McMillan will appear at Sac State author series. Terry McMillan, shown at the NAACP Image Awards three years ago in Los Angeles, will give a lecture in Sacramento on Thursday.

21 Amazing Last Lines From Literature That Will Make You Want To Read The Whole Book

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-07

A book's final sentence is the ribbon on a packaged plot, tied neatly and prettily before an author hands her story over to her readers' imaginations for good. It's a last chance for a good first...

Between the Lines: ‘Glitter and Glue’ is Bee Book Club choice for March

SacBee – 2014-02-09

Kelly Corrigan’s “Glitter and Glue,” is the Bee Book Club’s choice for March. Kelly Corrigan is the Bee Book Club’s author for March. “Glitter...

Between the Lines: Authors on the Move

SacBee – 2014-02-16

Authors on the Move offer the chance for dinner and a chat. “The Two Faces of January,” adapted from the novel by Patricia Highsmith, is scheduled to hit theaters this spring. It...

Comics Jump International Lines at Angoulême

Publishers Weekly – 2014-01-31

Europe’s biggest comics festival opened in Angoulême, France Thursday with the streets thronged with avid comics readers and the rights center jammed with meetings from publishers around the world.

Between the Lines: Dr. Seuss party at Fairytale Town

SacBee – 2014-02-23

Dr. Seuss is coming to Fairytale Town. Fairytale Town will be the site of a Dr. Seuss party March 2. “The Days of Anna Madrigal” by Armistead Maupin

Between the lines: Bee writers tackle pot culture, counter culture

SacBee – 2014-03-02

In the right hands, nonfiction can be more compelling than fiction. Case in point are two new books by distinguished Sacramento Bee journalists, one who is working, the other who is...

Between the Lines: Joyce Maynard, Jodi Picoult in Bee Book Club lineup

SacBee – 2014-03-09

The Sacramento Bee Book Club will open its 2014 series of author appearances with Bay Area memoirist Kelly Corrigan, at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria. Kelly Corrigan,...

Between the Lines: These YA books have all-ages appeal

SacBee – 2014-03-16

Five titles are appealing to readers of all ages for a variety of reasons. “Plastic, Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch” by Patricia Newman with photography by...

Between the Lines: Victorian-era mayhem is Anne Perry specialty

SacBee – 2014-04-01

We’ve been avalanched with phone calls and emails since announcing that Anne Perry will be here May 1 for the Sacramento Bee Book Club. Anne Perry will appear at 6 p.m. May 1 at...

Between the Lines: April 22 special edition of Bee Book Club

SacBee – 2014-04-08

The public telling of young Ben Underwood’s inspirational life and untimely death began with a series of stories by Sacramento Bee reporter Cynthia Hubert, published between May 2006 and...

Between the Lines: Fair Oaks teen talks about her self-published book

SacBee – 2014-04-22

Self-published authors are legion, but not many of them are as young as Sara DuToit of Fair Oaks. The 16-year-old El Sereno High School independent-studies student, singer and fan-fiction writer...

Between the lines: Joyce Maynard next for Bee Book Club

SacBee – 2014-05-06

Joyce Maynard is funny, multitalented and generous with her time, but also thrives on drama, is startlingly frank and doesn’t back off from her opinions. All those elements will be part of her...

Between the Lines: Mary Higgins Clark still reigns

SacBee – 2014-05-13

“When I was 15, I was picking out the clothes I would wear when I became a successful writer,” Mary Higgins Clark once told an interviewer. “I was sure I’d make it, but...

Between the lines: Tom Robbins’ memoir due Tuesday

SacBee – 2014-05-20

The big news for Tom Robbins’ legion of true believers is next Tuesday’s appearance of his long-anticipated autobiography, “Tibetan Peach Pie” (Ecco, $28, 384...

Between the Lines: Thriller writers collaborate in ‘FaceOff’

SacBee – 2014-05-27

The concept was inspired: Get together a group of A-list authors – members of the International Thriller Writers association – and pair them into 11 “teams.” Ask each team...

Between the lines: An abundance of manly books make great Father’s Day gift ideas

SacBee – 2014-06-03

Let’s see if this logic works: Father’s Day is June 15. Dad is a manly guy who has been known to crack the cover of a book or two. This column is all about books. Ergo: Any of the...

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