Short Order: May 16, 2011

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Short Takes: News in Spirituality and Religion Publishing

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-22

More on the Family Christian bankruptcy; the newest awards season lists; the Dalai Lama gets a book for his 80th birthday.

Yiyun Li wins Sunday Times short story award

The Bookseller – 2015-04-25

Chinese-American author Yiyun Li is the first female winner of the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for her story "A Sheltered Woman". Director Richard Eyre presented Li with her winner's...

In short: book reviews: Early Warning; Headscarves and Hymens; After the Crash.

Stuff – 2015-04-30


Short Takes: Spirituality & Religion Publishing News Briefs, May 13, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-12

Another high-profile Christian-themed movie; a change in Bible rights management; an IVP author on tour; awards and honors.

In short: book reviews of The Wonder Lover, I Woke up in the Future and The Chocolate Promise

Stuff – 2015-05-14

The Wonder Lover

Short story competition for No Exit

The Bookseller – 2015-05-20

Oldcastle Books is launching a new short story competition for its crime fiction imprint No Exit Press as part of Oldcastle’s 30th anniversary celebrations. The competition will launch on 25th May...

In short: book reviews of Scientific Babel, All Days Are Night and Hush

Stuff – 2015-05-21


Perils of Man a good tale, even if time runs short

Stuff – 2015-05-26

Time travel stories and moral quandaries about altering the past have gone hand in hand since at least as far back as Ray Bradbury's A Sound of Thunder was first published in 1952.

Short Takes: Spirituality & Religion Publishing News Briefs, May 28, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-27

Ann Voskamp raises funds for Ramadi refugees; IVP author will head Duke's Center for Reconciliation.

Fitzcarraldo signs short story collection

The Bookseller – 2015-05-29

Fitzcarraldo Editions has bought the debut short story collection from the winner of the inaugural White Review Short Story Prize, Claire-Louise Bennett. UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding...

In short: book reviews of Granta 131; Otherwise; The Moon and Farmer McPhee; and The Mermaid Boy

Stuff – 2015-05-29


In short: book reviews of In the Unlikely Event; Season of Salt and Honey; Travels of an Extraordinary Hamster.

Stuff – 2015-06-04


In short: book reviews of Pretty Girls, The Liar and The Sabotage Diaries

Stuff – 2015-06-11


Short Takes: Spirituality & Religion Book News, June 10, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-10

Pelican donates book proceeds to Food for the Poor; seven Selah Awards for Baker; nominations open for CSPA and Illumination Awards.

In short: book reviews

Stuff – 2015-06-12


Angels come up short against Oakland

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-21

KEY MOMENT: The A's snapped a 1-1 tie with a three-run sixth inning, Stephen Vogt sparking the rally with a leadoff single. Ben Zobrist grounded into a fielder's choice, but Josh Reddick stayed back...

Short story writers lament profile problem

The Bookseller – 2015-06-23

Short stories are gaining ground in the UK, but authors working within the format are finding it more difficult to break into the public consciousness than novelists, writers have told The...

United States pushes past short-handed Colombia in second half

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Colombia wanted respect. The U.S. wanted a win.

C.J. Wilson has short outing in Angels' 13-3 loss to Astros

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

KEY MOMENT: With two on and two outs in the second inning, Astros rookie shortstop Carlos Correa drove a full-count pitch from C.J. Wilson to deep left field for a three-run homer -- his fourth in 15...

Short Takes: Spirituality & Religion Book News, June 24, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-24

Nominations open for Christianity Today book awards; NirV Bible now available in Anglicized edition.

'Ted 2' falls short of expectations as 'Jurassic World' continues winning streak

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-28

Seth MacFarlane's comedy "Ted 2" fell short of box office tracking expectations with a $32.9 million launch in theaters this weekend, as "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" continued a close race for...

Understanding short-term health policies

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-29

After leaving a full-time job in Northern California earlier this year, Christine Morrison is without work-based health insurance for the first time since the age of 18.

Bill Stoneman is in it for short haul with Angels

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-03

It was a logical first question to a 71-year-old who is eight years removed from his stint as the Angels general manager and was enjoying a comfortable semi-retirement as a senior advisor before...

The long and short of it is, John Isner is Wimbledon's marathon man

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-05

We venture out like somebody trekking the Sahara Desert. John Isner and Marin Cilic were about to finish their match at Wimbledon, and preparation was crucial.

Short Takes: Spirituality & Religion Book News, July 8, 2015

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-08

Summer's bumper crop of awards and honors; two new Bible projects announced.

The 10 Best Short Story Collections You've Never Read

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-10

Diamonds in the rough for story lovers.

Mexican immigrant walks to honor those whose U.S. journey is cut short

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-20

For Antonio Mendez, crossing into the United States without immigration papers was as simple as walking through Tijuana.

Think You're Cut Out For Tiny House Living? Now You Can Book A Short Stay And See

Fast Company – 2015-07-23

Getting rid of all your junk to join the "tiny house" movement is a big leap. A new startup from Harvard wants to help people ease into the idea.Living in a tiny house might be the millennial version...

Onetime Elizabeth Taylor home in Palm Springs is up for short-term stays

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-24

Those captivated by screen giant Elizabeth Taylor can spend a week in a Palm Springs home she once owned for about $5,200, depending on the season, or by even the night.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Story Temperature

The Huffington Post – 2015-08-07

F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1921 The manuscripts, and finished typescript, for F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1939 short story "Temperature" have rested quietly at Princeton University for many decades. Housed in...

The $9,000 short story: Adam Johnson’s tale is no ordinary book

The Washington Post – 2015-08-12

Two years ago, you could have read Adam Johnson’s story “Nirvana” in Esquire magazine for the price of a fancy latte (or for free online). If you’re hip enough, you’ve already read several...

Short and steady off the tees could win the day at Whistling Straits

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-12

The man who brought two U.S. Open titles to his native Wisconsin stood at the Whistling Straits practice range Tuesday, observing the modern representative of Wisconsin golf.

Gillian Flynn short story to be published

The Bookseller – 2015-08-13

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to publish Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup as a standalone book for the first time. The Grownup first appeared under the title What Do You Do? in Rogues (Titan...

Galley Beggar launches short story comp

The Bookseller – 2015-08-13

Independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is launching a short story competition this weekend. The Norwich-based publisher, which originally published Eimear McBride’s Baileys Women’s Prize for...

10 Great Comics Short Story Collections

Publishers Weekly – 2015-09-16

While many cartoonists can be defined by a singular book or series, collections of their shorter, sometimes lesser-known works can more intimately reflect their artistic sensibilities.

Call Me Dave is nothing short of a Jacobean revenge biography

The Guardian – 2015-09-22

Lord Ashcroft practically admits book is hit job on PM, yet many who complain of press intrusion gleefully gobble up and share flimsy, salacious talesSo we all now know about David Cameron and the...

The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Movie Trailer: The Big Short

Wired – 2015-09-23

The latest adaptation of a Michael Lewis book gets its first trailer. And it's first chance to become Oscar bait. The post The Subprime Mortgage Crisis Movie Trailer: The Big Short appeared first on...

Microsoft's Office 2016 intro guides are here, a week late and short on useful details

PC World – 2015-09-29

We concluded our Office 2016 review by noting how poorly Microsoft was promoting the new features of the suite. A new series of Office 2016 guides, published Monday, help rectify that...

Sports radio host Jim Rome comes up short in Laguna Beach home sale

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-29

Jim Rome, host of the sports radio talk show "The Jim Rome Show," has sold his home in Laguna Beach for $4.95 million.

Where content and commerce falls short

Digiday – 2015-10-03

Advertising-reliant publishers and platforms are all rushing to commerce as a new potential revenue stream. Publishers are adopting affiliate linking deals, while the likes of Instagram and Twitter...

Dodgers give rookie Corey Seager short notice he's a starter

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-03

The Dodgers' youth movement continued Friday night when Corey Seager started at shortstop, and that doesn't figure to change for a long time. There has been no official announcement that Seager has...

Mets announce NLDS rotation vs Dodgers; de Grom could go on short rest

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-05

Jacob deGrom will start against the Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Division Series -- and he could start Game 4 on short rest as well, New York Mets Manager Terry Collins said Sunday....

Buckley wins BBC Short Story prize

The Bookseller – 2015-10-07

Jonathan Buckley has won the  £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award for ‘Briar Road’.   This evening (6th October) he was presented with the prize of £15,000 by this year’s Chair of...

'100 Years of Best American Short Stories' is vital yet flawed for loading the canon

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-10

When sickly Bostonian Edward J. O'Brien put together the first "Best American Short Stories" anthology in 1915, short stories were considered junky pop culture. He was hoping that his project would...

Unseen Aleister Crowley writings reveal 'short-story writer of the highest order'

The Guardian – 2015-10-15

Anthology of uncollected writings should secure a reappraisal of notorious occultist, says publisherAleister Crowley, the occultist once dubbed the “wickedest man in the world”, is due for a...

Tesla, other tech-heavy cars fall short on reliability: Consumer Reports

Reuters – 2015-10-20

DETROIT (Reuters) - Advanced fuel-saving technology and digital multimedia systems in vehicles, including the Tesla Model S sedan, are hurting reliability, Consumer Reports magazine found on Tuesday...

UPDATE 1-Tesla, other tech-heavy cars fall short on reliability -Consumer Reports

Reuters – 2015-10-20

DETROIT, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Advanced fuel-saving technology and digital multimedia systems in vehicles, including the Tesla Model S sedan, are hurting reliability, Consumer Reports magazine found on...

Short story vending machine promises old-school distractions

Engadget – 2015-10-24

In the French city of Grenoble, there are unusual vending machines that don't dispense soda or snacks -- they print out short stories that look like paper receipts instead. These machines were...

Forget Short Attention Spans, The Economist is Going Long on Digital Video

Editor & Publisher – 2015-10-28

While most publishers are trying to figure out how to get video shorter to distribute on platforms like Facebook and Snapchat, The Economist is betting on a long-form approach.   Its...

New short-form subscription service to launch next year

The Bookseller – 2015-11-03

German publisher Bastei Lübbe has revealed it is to launch an e-book subscription service targeting the mobile market called oolipo. The subscription service will first soft-launch in the UK, USA,...

LeBron James says he 'loves' the short-sleeve jersey he tore up Wednesday night

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-06

LeBron James couldn't take it anymore. Midway through the second quarter against New York, the Cleveland Cavaliers star missed a three-point attempt to go 0 for 3 from behind the arc and decided...

New French Vending Machines Dispense Free Short Stories

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-11-13

Eight Short Edition vending machines are being set up throughout Grenoble, France to dispense free short stories to the reading public. The post New French Vending Machines Dispense Free Short...

Microsoft gets into sci-fi publishing with research-inspired short stories

PC World – 2015-11-18

Microsoft is taking a novel approach to marketing its research projects with a series of free sci-fi short stories.The “Future Visions” anthology, available as a free ebook, includes stories from...

Tom Gauld on short story collections – cartoon

The Guardian – 2015-11-20

Tom Gauld rings the changes for short fiction, following Philip Hensher’s article on creating an anthology of British short stories Continue reading...

Short Story Vending Machine Solves All Fiction-On-The-Go Problems

The Huffington Post – 2015-11-24

It's a familiar scene: You're waiting for a train, or for a chronically late friend. Bored, you reach for your phone to pull up Twitter -- but you left your phone at home, or the battery's dead. You...

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