Waterstones hit by “Nightmare” storage issues after upgrading storage system | water stones

High street bookstore chain Waterstones has said it is working hard to move a backlog of unfulfilled orders after a problem with technical storage systems caused stock shortages. The retailer, which has more than 300 stores across the UK, switched to a new system called Blue Yonder a few weeks ago, but has had trouble …

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A show traces Philip Guston’s influence on contemporary artists

LONDON – A common challenge for curators of simple scientific exhibitions is the need to demonstrate artist A’s influence on artist or movement B. This often strains credibility, as selected examples are supported by some weight in the caption. A thing for the mind in the trade gallery, Timothy Taylor takes an altogether more creative …

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Luke Gilford’s delicate photographs of gay rodeos

Photographer Luke Gilford says his earliest memories are of rodeos. On family trips from their Colorado home to support his father, who competed and served as a rodeo judge, Gilford recalls the animals, the scenery, the people, and the outfits—snake leather boots, Stetson hats, and belt buckles. “My dad’s belt buckles were so huge — …

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How the Knicks’ book “Blood in the Garden” became a documentary project by Spike Lee

From afar, this seemed like a bull’s eye: Chris Herring wrote a book about the 1990s New York Knicks, and Spike Lee is the most famous Knicks fan. Surely these two were destined to team up. Well, it wasn’t that easy. Blood in the Garden’s journey from a New York Times bestseller to the latest …

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What I’m Buying and Why: Avatar star CCH Pounder on building a collection of more than 500 works by Caribbean and African diaspora artists

When award-winning actress CCH Pounder is not in front of the camera, she can often be found in artists’ studios, art fairs and biennials around the world playing her other favorite role: the art collector. Pounder has received critical acclaim for her performances as Dr. Obtained Loretta Wade NCIS: New OrleansClaudette Wyms on the cop …

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A visit to Japan’s Wasp Nest Art Museum fills us with respect for the industrious insects【Pictures】

The gigantic wasp Mt. Fuji is just one of the amazing pieces on display at Hachi Tengoku. In Japan, it’s not uncommon to find art museums and galleries in rural areas, particularly scenic mountainous areas, which attract weekend travelers. And that’s how it was on her last trip to Nagano Prefecture our Japanese speaking reporter …

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Khloe Kardashian breaks silence in first Instagram post since welcoming second baby with cheating Tristan Thompson

KHLOE Kardashian broke her social media silence by sharing her first Instagram post since welcoming her second baby with cheating ex Tristan Thompson. News of their second child was announced Friday night, but neither Tristan nor Khloe have addressed the baby’s arrival via surrogate directly on their social media. 5 Khloe Kardashian has broken her …

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How to get your own book published: a step-by-step guide | money

“A A top literary agent tells us she receives about 3,000 submissions a year,” says Joe Sedgwick, director of writing services at The Literary Consultancy. “Of these, she asks to see the full manuscripts of about 70. Of those authors, she will take maybe five to ten.” Faced with these adversities, many people who dream …

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