AdWeek – 2012-05-10
Since the iPad launch, countless magazines have released apps for the tablet. But many have largely resembled their print counterparts. Rather than emulating print, Punch Media wanted to create something entirely tablet-native when developing its eponymous pop culture publication. Named after the British satirical title, Punch exists soley on the iPad-and you won't mistake it for a digital version of any magazine you've seen. Each editorial feature resides in its own mini-app, so you...
[ Continue reading this publishing news item ]
Folio Magazine – 2011-05-11
After a successful initial partnership with Pictela with the OPA Push Down advertising unit, Hearst has decided to give Pictelas Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Portrait technology a try.
New York Times – 2009-02-23
On Oct. 7, 1999, a young photographer hauled his camera gear to the Lipstick Building in Manhattan for a portrait assignment of an investor named Bernard L. Madoff.
NPR – 2008-10-12
Though born in France, Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustav Le Clezio is a nomadic writer, whose work has been defined by his life of travel around the world. For him, storytelling means melting into...
The Washington Post – 2012-05-05
In her portrait, she is young, with cherry blossom skin, glimmery long hair and eyes the color of Anjou pears. When Peter Silverman first saw the drawing (in chalk, pen and ink on vellum), he was...
The Washington Post – 2012-11-30
Henry James was in his late 30s when he published his first uncontested masterpiece, “The Portrait of a Lady” (1880-81), which elevated him from a talented up-and-comer to a major novelist. It is...
Fast Company – 2013-05-01
Kevin McShane likes cartoons. A lot. So much so that he’s been drawing himself in the style of over 100 different cartoons for the last two years. While the selfie is a product of the modern...
Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-06
In first a film and now a book, Leslie Zemeckis relates the tragic and uplifting tales of the forgotten stars of burlesque's golden age.Alexandra the Great "48," Blaze Starr, Tempest Storm, Lili St....
Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-19
David Gilbert places a J.D. Salinger-like character at the heart of a novel with sweeping ambitions. The fictional writer A.N. Dyer — Andrew to his family — is dying as David Gilbert's...
Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-26
Psychiatrist Christine Montross' encounters with patients in crisis thoughtfully weaves history, medicine and memoir.Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie...
Slate – 2013-09-24
Jonathan Lethem travels from his more familiar Brooklyn to Queens to begin his first new book in four years, Dissident Gardens. In an interview with the novelist, Slate’s Jacob Weisberg says the...
Guardian – 2013-10-13
Geordie Greig's life of Lucian Freud gives us the gossip but fails to capture the artistGeordie Greig stalked Lucian Freud from the moment his Eton college master took him to London to see an...
Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-18
The artist Lucian Freud — Sigmund's grandson — was father to countless children and canvases during his messy, selfish and fascinating life"Breakfast with Lucian," Geordie Greig's juicy,...
The Washington Post – 2013-11-07
This book is a bargain. For $28 you receive the following: 1) A short biography of writer and philosopher Albert Camus, who was born 100 years ago — and whose life and work are being celebrated...
The Bookseller – 2013-11-18
Brad Stone's The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon (Bantam Press) has won...
Los Angeles Times – 2013-12-06
Matthew Lysiak's 'Newtown' feels like a slapped-together account of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy and perpetrator Adam Lanza.Adam Lanza was, by all accounts, a strange child.
The Huffington Post – 2013-12-17
As media watchers waited to see who would be chosen as TIME Magazine's 2013 person of the year last week, artist Jason Seiler -- known for his hyper-realistic paintings and caricatures -- was...
The Guardian – 2013-12-18
Frances Spalding on one of the most revealing accounts of Lucian Freud ever writtenGeordie Greig's book is an unapologetic mixture of intelligent perception and high gossip. It deepens the...
CBC – 2014-02-05
Graeme Smith's acclaimed book on the war in Afghanistan is up for another lucrative award, this time the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-15
The portrait of Hilary Mantel is the first painting of a living author to be displayed at the British Library. The painting intends to show Mantel’s “impact in the world.”
Wired – 2014-02-27
Throughout her photo book Libri di Famiglia, Elena Capra creates a portrait of various mundane objects from the house in Italy where she grew up ? A TV remote wrapped in cellophane, a distinct orange...
Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-21
This July Uncivilized Books will publish the highly anticipated English language edition of Joann Sfar's "Pascin," a biography of the noted Jewish modernist painter, real name Julius Mordecai Pincas.
Slate – 2014-05-28
Creation myths about entrepreneurs inevitably include tales of triumph over adversity—a failed early company here, a break with a long-term partner there. Richard Branson, the goateed and grinning...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15
The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.'
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-07-27
Laurie Kellogg has self-published nine romance novels since February 2012 and says she's making more money and having more fun than ever before in her life.
The Washington Post – 2014-10-08
Colm Tóibín’s most recent book was about a grieving woman, too. But she was the mother of Jesus Christ, so the stakes seemed somewhat higher. In his new novel, “Nora Webster,” the Irish...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-01
George W. Bush's biography of his father will be published Nov. 11 by Crown, with a planned first printing of 1 million copies.
The Washington Post – 2014-11-13
George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is the only commander in chief in modern times who has declined to write a memoir. Now George W. Bush, the 43rd president, strides...
Salon.com – 2014-11-14
While it's filled with affecting anecdotes, George W.'s new book isn't devoid of shameless spin
Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-07
Like a "Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant" from the parent's point of view, Spanish cartoonist Paco Roca's "Wrinkles" is a journey through the power of memories and their devastating loss.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-03
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
The Huffington Post – 2015-05-20
An image of a mustached and rather imperial-looking man surfaced online yesterday, but it might be more than an everyday history-book drawing. One scholar claims it's the only authentic portrait ever...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01
The portrait of the Virgin Mary made partly from elephant dung that famously riled then-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani when it was exhibited in 1999 sold Tuesday at a Christie's auction in...
The Bookseller – 2015-07-10
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an “intimate portrait” of musician Paul McCartney, written by journalist Paul Du Noyer. Non fiction publisher Hannah Black acquired world English rights to...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-31
A troubling portrait is beginning to emerge of the 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with murder in the death of 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton in Santa Cruz.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-11
Nearly 50 years after his death, Walt Disney remains a divisive figure. That 20-foot berm separating Disneyland visitors from the messy realities of the outside world might as well be the wall that...
The Washington Post – 2015-09-11
If you pick up William Boyd’s latest novel, “Sweet Caress,” from the new fiction shelf and begin flipping though its pages, you might, at first, think the book has been shelved in the wrong...
Poynter. – 2015-10-07
Caitlyn Jenner poses for Annie Leibovitz on the cover of Vanity Fair #CallMeCaitlyn http://t.co/NRyh6R09RR pic.twitter.com/GO1ZgJJKBR — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) June 1, 2015 Vanity...
The Bookseller – 2015-10-24
Chatto & Windus has "beaten stiff competition" at auction to secure rights to Stopping Places: Tracing the Old Gypsy Ways across Modern Britain by Damian Le Bas.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-07
A key figure in the 20th century art world whose soignée, jet-set existence concealed great pain and sadness, Peggy Guggenheim was a blue-blood force of nature who elevated art collecting to a noble...
The Huffington Post – 2015-11-10
ATHENS -- The Camorra is one of the largest crime syndicates active in the Italian Campania region and its capital city, Naples. It is one of Italy's oldest and largest criminal organizations, dating...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-16
'Katherine of Aragon' offers a lusciously sympathetic portrait of a spurned royal
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-16
'Bush' is Jean Edward Smith’s portrait of the presidency of George W. Bush
The Guardian – 2016-07-15
The chair of Penguin Random House and Labour peer admitted she was ‘speechless’ when told the work would hang in the central London galleryA portrait of one of the most influential figures in...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-22
Painting a dark portrait of a country besieged at home and threatened abroad, Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night with a blistering indictment of the Obama...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-09-09
'Mad Enchantment' is a compelling portrait of Monet and his chef d'œuvre
Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-26
A disturbing portrait began to emerge Sunday of Arcan Cetin, the man suspected of killing five people at a Washington state mall, but authorities appeared no closer to determining the motive for the...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-08
'Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939' is the richest, most convincing portrait yet
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-13
'Napoleon's Island' is a mesmerizing portrait of the deposed emperor
The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-11-04
'Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and Beyond' is a touchingly human portrait
Yahoo! News – 2016-12-29
To mark 100 years on December 29, 2016 since the publication of James Joyce's semi-autobiographical novel "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", scholars at University College...
Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-13
New Rams Coach Sean McVay played college football at Miami (Ohio), which is so prolific at developing coaches — Bo Schembechler, Ara Parseghian and John Harbaugh among others — it is known as...
Los Angeles Times – 2017-02-24
The various bodies moving through “Kiki,” an energetic and enveloping documentary about New York City’s LGBT ballroom scene, are capable of astonishing, even superhuman physical feats. They...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-04-06
'Prince Charles' paints an affectingly human portrait
Yahoo! News – 2017-04-06
The designer fired right back at social media critics.
The Bookseller – 2017-04-28
Simon Prosser has acquired two new books from Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.
Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-25
Barely a single living soul is glimpsed in 48 black-and-white urban photographs from the late 1970s and early 1980s by Berlin-based Ulrich Wüst. When people are there, they’re typically obscured...
Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-30
Large pictures, small joys and an archive’s radiance are the building blocks for the charm offensive that is “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography,” Errol Morris’ winning...
The Bookseller – 2017-07-14
Scottish indie Sandstone Press is to publish a personal memoir by Helen Bellany of her life with the artist John Bellany.