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What to Do When You Can’t Finish a Book

photo credit By Adrienne Fontaine, Senior Publicist   I’m in a lull. The last book that I read in its entirety was Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland, which I highly recommend. Since then, I’ve been stuck on page 384 of Remembrance … Continue reading

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Curling up with a Good Game for the Opening of Book Season

photo credit By David Hahn, Managing Director   Isn’t Opening Day of Book Season great? The anticipation. The feel of the opening page.  The cheap ticket that still gives you in a box seat with a close up view. The promise … Continue reading

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To Con A Mockingbird

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is perhaps my favorite book of all time. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel has become a modern classic, and rightfully so. Most of us are familiar with … Continue reading

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10 “Spring Cleaning” Must-Reads

photo credit By Cori Cagide, Publicist   Spring is almost in the air! After having our fair share of snow this Winter season, I think I can speak for everybody in the northeast when I say, “Bring on the warmer … Continue reading

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Author Q&A: Kay Koplovitz Shares Her Expert Tips For Entrepreneurs

  Kay Koplovitz, who founded USA Networks, served as its CEO and was the first woman to serve as the president of a TV network, is the co-founder of Springboard Enterprises, a non-profit dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs raise funds. … Continue reading

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#AuthorSay: How a Simple Hashtag Propelled the Biggest Debate in Publishing

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist and Social Media Strategist   Self publishing versus traditional publishing: the debate has been raging in the publishing industry for some time, and the embers of each new argument only further kindle the … Continue reading

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6 African-American Writers to Read for Black History Month

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the contributions of people in the African diaspora. The event started as a week-long observance in 1926 and was founded by historian Carter G. Woodson … Continue reading

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Clifford The Big Red Dog Outlives His Creator, But Not Our Imaginations

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   Norman Bridwell, creator of lovable children’s book series Clifford the Big Red Dog, died at the age of 86 early this year. Dozens of his books have been published since the first one … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT’s Favorite Books of 2014

photo credit   Here at MEDIA CONNECT books are our jobs. That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t enjoy reading in our downtime as well. In fact, outside of working hours, many of us are voracious readers, always on the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: King Kaufman of SiriusXM Radio

The following interview with King Kaufman appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. King Kaufman is the host of CONTENT IS KING, broadcast weekdays 6-7 … Continue reading

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