Books

Save the Cat!® Announces First Screenplay Competition, New Software, and CMO Hire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the Cat!, the "go to" in story structure development for screenwriters, authors, filmmakers, and studio execs,  announces its first screenplay competition, the launch of Save the Cat! 4.0 software, and the hiring of Chief Marketing Officer,Jason Koli...

2018-12-12 02:15 430

Britannica launches "Curiosity Day" to Empower your mind, Embolden your heart, and Discover your Curiosity

Particularly in today's world, where technology is hijacking our minds, Curiosity Day is a movement focused on reinvigorating an innate human trait that has helped humankind push boundaries and progress CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Encyclopaedia Britannica, which yesterday marked its25...

2018-12-11 14:00 406

Oodi Opens in Helsinki, Marking a New Era of Libraries in the World's Most Literate Nation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The flagship library for a nation of booklovers, Oodi sets a new standard for public libraries around the world. With a mandate to promote lifelong learning, active citizenship, democracy and freedom of expression, Oodi embraces technology and progressive...

2018-12-03 20:59 577

Webnovel Presents at StoryDrive Asia 2018, Shares Business Model with Content Developers

SINGAPORE, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webnovel, the global e-publishing arm of China Literature (0772.HK),China's leading online literature company, has presented its vision for a robust online publishing ecosystem at StoryDrive Asia 2018 inSingapore. Liu Yuren, Head of Content at Webnovel, de...

2018-11-30 18:36 1180

Genius 100 Debuts the World's First 3D Printed Book

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future features essays from 100 of the greatest thought leaders of our time Signed copy to be auctioned in 2019 TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genius 100 – a community of pioneering humanitarians – have printed the world's first...

2018-11-29 22:00 1029

Webnovel Hosts First Fan Meeting in the Philippines, Bringing new expansion into Southeast Asian Market

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Webnovel, a global fictional stories hub, the overseas portal of China Literature,China's leading online literature company, has hosted its first-ever fan meeting inthe Philippines to discuss the creation and translation of Webnovel narratives to...

2018-11-26 12:25 844

iQIYI Partners with Japan's DeNA Group to Adapt Online Light Novel IP into Comic Form

BEIJING, Nov. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China today announced it has signed an agreement withJapan's DeNA Group to ad...

2018-11-23 19:12 563

CIAYO Comics to Involve 1,000 Indonesia's Comic Creators at ComiConnect Tour 2018

Closing event will feature top creator Faza Meonk and Marchella F.P to share intellectual property success stories. JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CIAYO Comics , the first locally established and developed digital comic platform inIndonesia, will wrap...

2018-11-23 12:56 1601

James H. Billington Dies At 89; Distinguished Scholar And Author Served As Thirteenth U.S. Librarian Of Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hadley Billington—the United States Librarian of Congress Emeritus, one of the world's foremost Russian historians, and a leading American academic and author who taught at Harvard and Princeton before serving 42 years as CEO of four federal cultur...

2018-11-22 08:08 1189

The Hilton Effect: As Hilton Approaches 100-Year Milestone, New Research Uncovers World-Changing Impact

As Hilton Nears its 100-Year Milestone, New Research from Best-Selling Author Chip Heath Defines its Ongoing Influence SHANGHAI, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) As Hilton heads toward a milestone 100th anniversary in 2019, new research unveils t...

2018-11-14 14:58 682

The 2nd Shandong Cultural Consumption Season & 11th Shandong Culture and Art Festival concluded

JINAN, China, Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 9,  the 2nd Shandong Cultural Consumption Season & 11th Shandong Culture and Art Festival held the closing ceremony at the Shandong Grand Theatre. Themed "gathering cultures, benefiting life", this year's Shandong Cultural Consumption Season...

2018-11-13 12:40 336

Unique PTSD Self-Help Book By Veteran Author - Available Internationally

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The new book, "Beat PTSD - How A Combat Soldier Conquered Chronic PTSD To Live A Life That Truly Matters and How You Can Too", written by veteran author,Kevin Lloyd-Thomas, is the world's first and only "How to/Self-help book", specifically writt...

2018-11-13 06:00 516

New Book Traces Humankind's 14-billion-year Journey

SINGAPORE, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildtype Books has published Sydney Brenner's 10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution, a richly illustrated volume that brings readers on a whirlwind tour through 14 billion years of evolutionary history, from the beginnings of the universe to the rise of hu...

2018-11-09 13:00 243

Liu Cixin's science fiction: Chinese literature goes global

BEIJING, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on famous Chinese writer Liu Cixin's science fiction tour inGermany:   A series of activities called "A Tour of Liu Cixin's Science Fiction" were jointly hosted fromOct. 13 to 17 by the organizers of the Frankfurt Book...

2018-10-25 21:00 380

"Soaring Creativity - Hong Kong Pavilion 2018: "Exploring Hong Kong" with "Creative Corner" and Cultural Exchange Activities and Expanding Overseas Market with Newly Added "Business Networking" Program

FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Soaring Creativity – Frankfurt Book Fair 2018" is co-organized by Hong Kong Publishing Federation and The Hong Kong Printers Association, sponsored by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and supported...

2018-10-11 20:02 693

High price of cute: spcaLA President examines the cruelty behind the Labradoodle

New book exposes the lurid underworld of "designer dogs" LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In Designer Dogs: An Exposé: Inside the Criminal Underworld of Crossbreeding, foreword by Dr. Phil McGraw, (Apollo Publishers;October 2018), Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Ang...

2018-10-01 19:00 497

Newly Announced DSM Book Festival Coming To Downtown Des Moines

Internationally renowned Black Panther comic author Nnedi Okorafor to headline DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new festival celebrating stories, books and authors is coming toDowntown Des Moines (DSM). The first annualDSM Book Festival

2018-09-28 02:24 526

The First Blancpain-Imaginist Literary Prize Awarded to Young and Upcoming Author Wang Zhanhei

BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of September 19th, 2018 , Blancpain, the innovation-focused premium Swiss watch brand, announced the Blancpain-Imaginist Literary Prize inBeijing, in association with Imaginist Press, aBeijing-based publishing house. The first literary prize...

2018-09-27 11:54 400

National Library Board of Singapore Receives Digital Innovation Award

Global leader OverDrive rewards library's technological advancements in serving the mobile user CLEVELAND and SINGAPORE, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten OverDrive, the world's leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, presented the 2018 Digital Innovation Award to the Na...

2018-09-24 09:00 415

Chengdu to promote cultural exchange through physical bookstores as the City of Bookstores in China

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2018 Chengdu International Bookstore Forum kicked off onSeptember 14 in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province. Stakeholders from bookstores, publishing and culture gathered at the forum to discuss the new reading craze hitting th...

2018-09-20 21:35 351
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