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Apr 10, 2018, 08:45 ET Will the End of Public Education Be the End of Our Democracy?

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos is on a quest to privatize education and allocate public monies to create elite charter schools in the name...


Apr 10, 2018, 08:35 ET New 30-Day Course Teaches Simple Exercises That Help You Look and Feel Younger in 15 Minutes a Day

Two years ago, José de la Torre began practicing an ancient stretching and breathing technique called the Five Tibetans. When the 43-year-old's...


Apr 10, 2018, 08:30 ET Professional Development Firm Walk The Talk Releases New HOW TO Handbook Covering Practical, Effective Responses and Solutions to the Timely Topic of Workplace Sexual Harassment

According to the Academy of Management, sexual harassment adversely affects not only individual victims, but is clearly BAD FOR BUSINESS. Here is...


Apr 10, 2018, 08:00 ET Return to Middle-Earth for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien and illustrated by Alan Lee, in the US...


Apr 09, 2018, 16:10 ET McDermott Releases "The Law of Digital Health" to Help Business Leaders and Legal Advisors Navigate Evolving Health Care Sector

More than a dozen digital health lawyers from international law firm McDermott Will & Emery have co-authored "The Law of Digital Health," a new...


Apr 09, 2018, 10:03 ET New report affirms invaluable role of our nation's libraries

Today the American Library Association (ALA) released its 2018 State of America's Libraries report, an annual summary of library trends released...


Apr 09, 2018, 09:37 ET Calling All Educators, Public Librarians, and Community Literacy Partners! Pre-Registration for the 2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is Now Open

According to research from the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, 64% of parents with children ages 6–17 have heard of the...


Apr 09, 2018, 09:17 ET Tor Books is proud to present a year of #FEARLESSWOMEN

Women are shining in every genre of speculative fiction, and it is no longer enough to say "Women are here." Instead, #FearlessWomen everywhere...


Apr 09, 2018, 01:00 ET Digimarc Guardian Unveils Piracy Impact Service at London Book Fair

London Book Fair WHAT: Digimarc Guardian, a leading provider of anti-piracy technology...


Apr 06, 2018, 15:04 ET Award-Winning Scholar Chases Homer With New Epic

In honor of National Poetry Month, award-winning scholar and author, Dhrubajyoti (Dru) Bhattacharya, announces the forthcoming release of a...


Apr 05, 2018, 14:22 ET hoopla digital expands its dynamic experience for educators and parents with thousands of eBooks from eBooks2go

hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com), the category-creating digital service for public libraries, today announced a new agreement with eBooks2go...


Apr 05, 2018, 09:11 ET America's Fastest Marathoner, Ryan Hall, to Publish Debut Book with Zondervan

Zondervan announced today a book contract with Ryan Hall, two-time Olympian and the American Record holder for the half marathon. Hall is...


Apr 05, 2018, 08:45 ET The "Crash Course" for Healthcare Executives

The culture of healthcare includes built-in drama: There's coding, reimbursements, legislation, technology, HIPAA, Medicare, Pay-for-Performance,...


Apr 05, 2018, 08:40 ET The Nymph From Heaven: Compelling New Novel Paints Vivid Portrait of Tudor Era History

Fascination with Tudor-era history seems destined never to wane. Not a year goes by without new books, films, television dramas or...


Apr 04, 2018, 16:47 ET Scribd Hires Former Square and Slide Executive Jared Fliesler as COO

Scribd, the premier reading subscription that offers monthly access to the best audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines, announced today that Jared...


Apr 04, 2018, 10:35 ET Kada Story Enhances Children's Reading Experiences Audiovisual Book "This Is the 24 Solar Terms" Showcased At Bologna Children's Book Fair

Kada Story, China's leading digital content platform for children, participated in the 2018 Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy from March 26 -...


Apr 04, 2018, 09:00 ET Tinder Joins Sally Kohn on a Mission to End Hate

The world's most popular app for meeting new people, Tinder, has teamed up with renowned author, political commentator and progressive activist,...


Apr 04, 2018, 08:30 ET New Leadership Book for Entrepreneurs Shows Success Principles From the Top

Morgan James's new release, Success Profiles: Conversations With High Achievers Including Jack Canfield, Tom Ziglar, Loral Langemeier and More by...


Apr 03, 2018, 11:30 ET Prostate Oncologist Releases New Book That Explains Why Men Should Keep Their Prostates, Even After A Cancer Diagnosis

After two elevated PSA tests, and two invasive core biopsies of his prostate, Alexander Auerbach was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:30 ET 69th Annual Christopher Award Winners Highlight Courage, Character, And Building Bridges In A Divided World

An episode of ABC's long-running family comedy The Middle, the Academy Award-nominated films Darkest Hour and Lady Bird, and acclaimed historian...