Posts Tagged: bustle

This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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You’ll never believe this amazing sales technique! A bookstore is making clickbait headlines from classic novel plots. Bustle highlights some unconventional bookstores around the world. April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day and a Seattle area store is issuing a challenge to readers: visit 19 participating stores get your bookstore passport stamped.

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent and relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just […]

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent and relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just […]

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Malala Yousafzai Lands Children’s Book Deal

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Nobel Peace Prize winner and teenage activist Malala Yousafzai is still fighting nonstop for empowerment and education with her forthcoming project, a picture book meant to encourage children to create change in the world around them. Malala’s Magic Pencil—”[i]nspired by her own childhood wish… to help make the world a better place”—is to be released […]

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All the Angst and Bully Possession You’ll Ever Need

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At Bustle, Charlotte Ahlin gives comic fans a look at a new DC imprint, Young Animal, created by Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance. The imprint’s newest title, Shade the Changing Girl, is brought to readers by an amazing group of all-female writers, with Way serving as a consultant. The simplest way to describe the story is this: “an […]

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Feminist Feast

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Sixteen feminist poetry collections, old and new, showcased at Bustle, prove just how rich, diverse, and actionable poetry can be. Author C. CE Miller says, “As feminist icons like Elizabeth Warren and the notorious RBG have recently taught us (thanks, Twitter), there’s nothing like a good one-liner to really rile up the patriarchy.” Highlights include […]

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A Traveling Library Fights for Readers in Chile

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Readership is low in Chile at the moment, for reasons that range from accessibility according to one’s location to financial accessibility. At Bustle, Cecilia Nowell tells the story of one Chilean traveling library, La Biblioteca Libre (the Free Library), whose aim is to bring books to the people. Nowell noted of the small, traveling library and its […]

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America’s Reading Habits

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The Pew Research Center has released an interesting set of data on reading in America, and it’s not all bad. In fact, their data indicates, among many things, that print books are far from obsolete—and actually dominate e-books—and that reading consumption has stayed mostly the same since 2012. So while we might not be reading more, at […]

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Subway Reading Just Got Easier

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Reading is one of the best ways to make the most of an unpleasant commute. Presumably with that in mind, Penguin Random House, in partnership with New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, launched a program aptly called, “Subway Reads.” Now, NYC commuters can read free e-books using the New York City subway’s wireless network, which covers […]

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Your Favorite Pokémon’s Book of Life Advice

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Never fear Pokémon GO-ers (and those of you who have managed to avoid the Poké-wave); the pocket monsters aren’t quite done yet—they’re writing a book. More specifically, it’s an “inspirational guide to life,” as described by Emma Oulton for Bustle. The Pokémon Book of Joy, besides having the most uplifting title ever, will feature adorable illustrations […]

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CNET Publishes Crowdsourced Novel

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The technology news site CNET has begun publishing a crowdsourced science fiction novel. The project started with National Novel Writing Month, when CNET’s Erick Mack introduced the idea, calling it “MMOSFN: Massively Multiwriter Online Science Fiction Novel.” The novel, Crowd Control, will be published in installments.

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Reading with Hermione

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Our Shared Shelf looks poised to be ideal for sharing feminist learning, just as Watson aimed for it to be. British actress Emma Watson—best known for playing the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies—is starting a feminist book club on Goodreads, and she wants you to join, Bustle reports. “Given the buzz Watson’s […]

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Bolaño Hits the Jackpot

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What kind of fantastic twist of fate would it take to instantly finance an epic stage production of a thousand-page Bolaño novel? As it turns out, it only took a retired stage manager turned monk winning a 153 million dollar Powerball jackpot. The Goodman Theater in Chicago intends to mount its dream production of Roberto […]

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Guernica Grows Up

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As Guernica approaches its 10th anniversary, the online magazine has hired its first full-time publisher and is planning their first-ever print edition. Tori Telfer over at Bustle spoke to Michael Archer, Editor-in-Chief, and publisher Lisa Lucas, about the magazine’s origins (spoiler: Guernica was a bar), managing the magazine, and the future of getting paid to […]

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