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Michaela Coel Announces Her First Book, Misfits: A Personal Manifesto

Michaela Coel is writing something else that will very likely destroy you. Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, her debut book, is set to be simultaneously published in the United Kingdom and the United States this September. The Chewing Gum and I May Destroy You star will recount personal anecdotes from her life and career, detailing her path to owning her strength and creativity. Coel “makes a compelling case for radical honesty” […]

todayApril 20, 2021


Justin Timberlake preps book of ‘Anecdotes, Reflections and Observations’

Justin Timberlake will release his first book Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See in Front of Me, a collection of “anecdotes, reflections and observations on his life and work,” this October. “I can’t help that my music shows who I am in this moment, what I’m drawn to, what I’m wondering about. I don’t want to help it,” Timberlake said in a statement through Harpers Collins, who will publish Hindsight on October 30th. […]

todayAugust 11, 2018


Deep Purple book focuses on classic lineup’s final collapse

A new book about the final year of Deep Purple’s classic lineup will be published on the 25th anniversary of Ritchie Blackmore’s last appearance with the band. Deep Purple Mk II – Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice – reconvened for their third stint in 1992, and released The Battle Rages On. Then the guitarist suddenly quit on Nov. 17, 1993. In Deep Purple: Time to Kill, author Jerry Bloom explores the period […]

todayAugust 8, 2018


Bruce Springsteen: On Jersey, Masculinity And Wishing To Be His Stage Persona

As a young musician coming up in the early 1970s, Bruce Springsteen played in the bars of Asbury Park, N.J., a hardscrabble urban beach town full of colorful characters. The town fired his imagination and inspired him musically, but still he found himself longing for more. Springsteen tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that he knew that if he was ever going to make his mark on the larger world, it […]

todayOctober 6, 2016


Greek writer Evgenios Trivizas,wins Kidscreen Best eBook of the Year

“Little Emily, the Cherry Stalk and the Eraser Bombs”, the second e-book by internationally recognised Greek children’s writer Evgenios Trivizas, has won the prestigious Kidscreen Best eBook of the Year Award (2015) in the Digital Preschool Category. In a highly anticipated presentation event in Miami (USA), hosted by renowned comedian Allana Harkin and exclusively sponsored by the Canada Media Fund, the global kids entertainment industry saluted the best work in […]

todayFebruary 13, 2016


The first colored book of the world is now available for (digital) browsing

This is the earliest Chinese book printed by the technique of polychrome xylography known asdouban invented and perfected by Hu Zhengyan 胡正言 (1584-1674). The method involves the use of multiple printing blocks which successively apply different coloured inks to the paper to reproduce the effect of watercolour painting. Great skill is required to achieve a convincing result, but the beautiful gradations of colour in this work have led to its […]

todayAugust 11, 2015

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