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Literary Publishing In The Twenty First Century

Author : Wayne Miller
ISBN : 9781571319227
Genre : Literary Collections
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Gutenberg’s invention of movable type in the fifteenth century introduced an era of mass communication that permanently altered the structure of society. While publishing has been buffeted by persistent upheaval and transformation ever since, the current combination of technological developments, market pressures, and changing reading habits has led to an unprecedented paradigm shift in the world of books. Bringing together a wide range of perspectives — industry veterans and provocateurs, writers, editors, and digital mavericks — this invaluable collection reflects on the current situation of literary publishing, and provides a road map for the shifting geography of its future: How do editors and publishers adapt to this rapidly changing world? How are vibrant public communities in the Digital Age created and engaged? How can an industry traditionally dominated by white men become more diverse and inclusive? Mindful of the stakes of the ongoing transformation, Literary Publishing in the 21st Century goes beyond the usual discussion of 'print vs. digital' to uncover the complex, contradictory, and increasingly vibrant personalities that will define the future of the book.

I Swear I Ll Make It Up To You

Author : Mishka Shubaly
ISBN : 9781610395595
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An odyssey of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, brokenness, broke-ness, sex, love, loss, drinking, drinking, drinking, and an unlikely savior: distance running. A misfit kid at the best of times, Mishka Shubaly had his world shattered when, in a twenty-four-hour span in 1992, he survived a mass shooting on his school's campus, then learned that his parents were getting divorced. His father, a prominent rocket scientist, abandoned the family and their home was lost to foreclosure. Shubaly swore to avenge the wrongs against his mother, but instead plunged into a magnificently toxic love affair with alcohol. Almost two decades later, Shubaly's life changed again when a fateful five-mile run after a bar fight inspired him to clean up his life. And when he finally reconnected with his estranged father, he discovered the story of his childhood was radically different from what he thought he knew. In this fiercely honest, emotional, and self-laceratingly witty book, Shubaly relives his mistakes, misfortunes, and infrequent good decisions: the disastrous events that fractured his life; his incendiary romances; his hot-and-cold career as a rock musician; meeting his newborn nephew while out of his gourd on cough syrup. I Swear I'll Make It Up to You is an apology for choices Shubaly never thought he'd live long enough to regret, a journey so far down the low road that it took him years of running to claw his way back.

Gadgets And Gizmos

Author : Jason Griffey
ISBN : 9780838958094
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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We live in the age of cell phones, iPads and netbooks, where gadgets are everywhere, and many people use one at nearly every waking moment. The newest gadgets don't often come cheap, and a poor investment can be costly for an institution like a library.In this issue of Library Technology Reports, eminent blogger and library technology expert Jason Griffey provides a comprehensive guide to the present and future of modern gadgets, and how they can fit in to any librarian's plan for a high-tech future. From e-readers to cameras and audio recorders to the iPad, Jason provides insight into what these devices can do, how much they cost, and how librarians can use them to enhance their facilities and service.

A Brief Guide To Stephen King

Author : Paul Simpson
ISBN : 9781472110749
Genre : Literary Criticism
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2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Stephen King’s first novel Carrie in April 1974. Rescued from the rubbish by his wife Tabitha, the novel launched the Maine schoolteacher on a prolific and extraordinarily successful career. His name has become synonymous with horror and suspense through over fifty works, including The Dark Tower, a retelling of Byron’s Childe Harold to the Dark Tower Came. Simpson traces the writer’s life from his difficult childhood – his father went out to the shops and never came back – through his initial books under the pseudonym Richard Bachman to the success of Carrie, Salem’s Lot and The Shining in the 1970s, and beyond. He examines how King’s writing was affected by the accident that nearly killed him in 1999 and how his battles with alcohol and addiction to medication have been reflected in his stories. The guide will also take a look at the very many adaptation’s of King’s work in movies, on television and radio, and in comic books.

Too Much Is Not Enough

Author : Beth R. Bernhardt
ISBN : 9781941269008
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Almost one hundred presentations from the thirty-third annual Charleston Library Conference (held November 6-9, 2013) are included in this annual proceedings volume. Major themes of the meeting included open access publishing, demand-driven acquisition,the future of university presses, and data-driven decision making. While the Charleston meeting remains a core one for acquisitions librarians in dialog with publishers and vendors, the breadth of coverage of this volume reflects the fact that this conference is now one of the major venues for leaders in the publishing and library communities to shape strategy and prepare for the future. At least 1,500 delegates attended the 2013 meeting, ranging from the staff of small public library systems to the CEOsof major corporations. This fully indexed, copyedited volume provides a rich source for the latest evidence-based research and lessons from practice in a range of information science fields. The contributors are leaders in the library, publishing, and vendor communities"--

Write Choices

Author : Susan (Sue) M. Hertz
ISBN : 9781452230856
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book helps writers cultivate their nonfiction storytelling skills by exploring the hard choices writers confront when crafting any kind of factual narrative. Rather than isolating various forms of narrative nonfiction into categories or genres, Sue Hertz focuses on examining the common challenges that are unique to the nonfiction writing process. Integrating not only her own insights and experience as a journalist, nonfiction book author, and writing instructor, but also those of other established writers and editors representing all nonfiction styles of writing, Hertz aims to guide writers through key decisions in order to tell the best story possible. Blending how-to instruction with illuminating examples and writers' commentaries drawn from original interviews, Write Choices is a valuable resource for writers at any stage of their career seeking to understand the art and craft of factual narrative.

Kindle The Fires

Author : Tate McKenna
ISBN : 0440145066
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Scribners Monthly

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ISBN : PRNC:32101075885838
Genre : Literature
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The Century

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ISBN : PSU:000020213183
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Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

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ISBN : CHI:20916027
Genre : Periodicals
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine

Author : Josiah Gilbert Holland
ISBN : UOM:39015030848967
Genre : American literature
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The Secrets Of Success Or How To Get On In The World

Author : Secrets
ISBN : OXFORD:600058930
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Ten Books For The People

Author : Charles Edward Bolton
ISBN : CHI:089788415
Genre : Anthologies
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The Divinity Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ

Author : Henry Parry Liddon
ISBN : HARVARD:HNU3DP
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The Diviniy Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ

Author : Henry Parry Liddon
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CR60072970
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The Gibinity Of Our Lord And Sabiour Jesus Christ; Eight Lectures Preached Before The University Of Oxford In The Year 1866

Author : HENRY PARRY LIDDON
ISBN : UOMDLP:ajh1067:0001.001
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Iphone 4s For Dummies

Author : Edward C. Baig
ISBN : 9781118235898
Genre : Computers
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The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhone Completely updated and revised to include iOS 5, iCloud, and the latest iPhone features, this full-color book is your guide to all things iPhone. Bestselling veteran authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone for making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching and recording HD videos, taking and editing great photos, and much more. You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store. Gets you started with your iPhone, and gets you on your way to mastering the multitouch interface, synching with iCloud, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and more Explains setting up iTunes, watching videos, taking photos, making FaceTime video calls, and listening to your favorite music Walks you through connecting to the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from GPS maps, working with Siri - your voice-activated virtual assistant, protecting your information, and troubleshooting Addresses the latest updates, iCloud, and new iOS 5 features that make your iPhone even more powerful and easy to use Includes coverage of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4 models from all major carriers Presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the Dummies series, iPhone For Dummies, 5th Edition is the just the book you need to get acquainted with your brand new iPhone.

Deacon Giles S Distillery

Author : George Barrell Cheever
ISBN : UCAL:$B268823
Genre : Temperance
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Our Day

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ISBN : NYPL:33433104877158
Genre : Church and the world
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Household Guest

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ISBN : WISC:89098809486
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