Saturday, May 26, 2018

This Week on Books Direct - 26 May 2018

This Week on Books Direct -
26 May 2018

This Week on Books Direct - 26 May 2018

Here's a list of some great articles you may have missed this week. Enjoy!

The first inaugural Deep Water Literary Festival is coming to Narrowsburg, New York, from June 15 to 17.

You Can Immerse Yourself in The Odyssey at the New Deep Water Literary Festival This Summer by Jackson McHenry


Flights Wins the Man Booker International Prize 2018 by Nisha for The Man Booker Prize
Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, was announced as the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2018.

Flights Wins the Man Booker International Prize 2018 by Nisha for The Man Booker Prize


The Man Booker prize is celebrating 50 years of the award with yet another search for the best ever winner. But can anyone beat Rushdie?

Will Midnight's Children Come Up Golden For Salman Rushdie Again? By Claire Armitstead for The Guardian


American Novelist Philip Roth Dies At 85 by Rachel Manwill for Book Riot
The prolific and award-winning author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85.

American Novelist Philip Roth Dies At 85 by Rachel Manwill for Book Riot


How To Boost Your Work Productivity With Tools by Lillian De Jesus for Stencil
Here are some ways to boost your work productivity with tips and tools.

How To Boost Your Work Productivity With Tools by Lillian De Jesus for Stencil


Michelle Obama Shares Family Photos From New Book by Alice Bazerghi for Chicago Sun-Times
Former first lady Michelle Obama has been sharing touching photos from her childhood and family to announce her upcoming book, Becoming.

Michelle Obama Shares Family Photos From New Book by Alice Bazerghi for Chicago Sun-Times


#Cockygate Part 2 by Bibi for Bibi’s Book Blog
Read about the latest developments in the #cockygate and the release of the Cocktales anthology.

#Cockygate Part 2 by Bibi for Bibi’s Book Blog


And a myriad of articles on the GDPR:
GDPR is undoubtedly confusing, and understandably quite stressful! VPN Geeks thought it would be pertinent to put together a checklist for UK small businesses so you know what to expect, and what’s expected of you.
(Blog post updated 28 January to include this link.)




GDPR for Bloggers by Suzanne for Blog It Out
If you run a blog, then you have probably heard some ominous whispers about something called the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulations, which are set to take the place of the current Data Protection Act.

GDPR for Bloggers by Suzanne for Blog It Out


General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is coming. Here's what it means, how it'll impact individuals and businesses - and how to prepare for it.

What is GDPR? Everything You Need To Know About The New General Data Protection Regulations by Danny Palmer for ZDNet


A European Union (EU) regulation that governs consumers’ private information gains regulatory power in May 2018, and it could have a big effect on how businesses all over the globe handle privacy.

MarTech Today’s Guide to GDPR - The General Data Protection Regulation by MarTech


As the GDPR deadline approaches, businesses have been resorting to ever more desperate attempts to get users to open their emails.

Businesses Resort To Desperate Emailing As GDPR Deadline Looms by Martin Belam for The Guardian


But is any of it even necessary? This Facebook post by Chris Syme for Smart Marketing for Authors is my favorite.

Facebook post by Chris Syme for Smart Marketing for Authors


If you enjoyed this blog post, please visit the other This Week posts for links to more great articles.

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