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Updated about 4 hours ago [ At: 2020-08-05 10:34:00 UTC]


I Watched the SDCC Small Press Panel and Now I am 86% Rage Bees

Exactly zero women were included on the SDCC Small Press panel and the lack of representation showed in the comics highlighted and discussed. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:34:00 UTC ]
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NYC Child Care Plan Includes Using Libraries

The NYC plan to provide education to 1 million students in the fall includes creating 100,000 "learning lab" seats in libraries and other community spaces. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:33:00 UTC ]
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9 Great August 2020 YA Releases to TBR

See summer out on a high note with some excellent new releases. Grow your summer reading list with these ten August 2020 YA books! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies to 'engage' with Covid-19 culture panel but note industry's absence

The Publishers Association has said it "looks forward to engaging" with a new expert advisory panel set up to investigate the pandemic's impact on arts and culture, although it has failed to include a representative from the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 09:04:29 UTC ]
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W H Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs in restructure after Covid-19 hits business

W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 02:02:59 UTC ]
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Norton, Trollope and Hussain join Henley Literary Festival

Graham Norton, Joanna Trollope and Nadiya Hussain are among the speakers joining Henley Literary Festival's online event this autumn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 01:02:31 UTC ]
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Publishing the full Spectrum

For a long time, I felt like I had been failed by publishing. After a diagnosis of Aspergers Syndrome - now Autism Spectrum Disorder (or ASD) in 2015 - I set out to learn more about my new ‘label’, and what it meant to me. Recommendations included looking to TV, because characters such as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 22:34:00 UTC ]
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Profile Books joins Facebook boycott

Independent publisher Profile Books, including imprints Serpent’s Tail, Viper Books and Souvenir Press, has joined the global Facebook advertising boycott led by by the advocacy group Stop Hate for Profit, withdrawing all Facebook and Instagram advertising with immediate effect. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 21:25:31 UTC ]
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Dead Ink and Bloomsbury showcase Northern literary talent in new anthology

Dead Ink Books and Bloomsbury are publishing Test Signal, a "ground-breaking" anthology of the best contemporary Northern writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 18:01:19 UTC ]
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HC acquires book by Black Lives Matter protest hero Hutchinson

HarperCollins has acquired Everyone Versus Racism—a book by Patrick Hutchinson, who was photographed carrying an injured white man during London's Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 17:18:36 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Stephen Hawking soars into the stratosphere

Stephen Hawking's Brief Answers to the Big Questions (John Murray) has rocketed to the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart, as Val McDermid's A Place of Execution (HarperCollins) cleaved into the Most-Sold: Fiction number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 16:57:32 UTC ]
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Thousands sign open letter against 'brutal' Southbank Centre cuts

More than 2,500 people have signed an open letter expressing concern about “brutal” plans to make up to 400 people redundant at the Southbank Centre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 16:31:29 UTC ]
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Dissecting Pain: An Interview with Alisson Wood

It would be easy to summarize Being Lolita as a memoir about a toxic, exploitative relationship between a high school English teacher and his student, and it is about that—but it’s about that in the way Walden is about a pond. Continue reading at 'The Paris Review'

[ The Paris Review | 2020-08-04 16:08:33 UTC ]
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Putnam signs with Richards and Broccardo's start-up Swift Press

Swift Press, the newly founded publisher of Mark Richards and Diana Broccardo, is gearing up for its autumn launch with The Upswing by Robert Putnam. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 15:33:01 UTC ]
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‘The Standardization of Demoralization Procedures’ is a story that John le Carré might have written for ‘The Twilight Zone’

Jennifer Hofmann’s debut novel follows a Stasi agent trying to make sense of his past. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodnight Moon redrawn as Good Morning Zoom for Covid-era kids

Investment banker Lindsay Rechler has rewritten classic story to ‘to explain to my children why their world was turned upside down’The classic 1947 children’s picture book Goodnight Moon has been reimagined for the coronavirus era as Good Morning Zoom, replacing Margaret Wise Brown’s lights and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-04 11:13:49 UTC ]
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An Unconventional Love Story, Told In Trinidadian Dialect

Ingrid Persaud made the grandest of debuts in the literary world by winning the BBC Short Story Award in 2018 with “The Sweet Sop,” the first short story she ever wrote. After this extremely auspicious beginning, the Trinidad-born writer, whose resume includes stints in legal academia and art... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to publish Dalai Lama's climate appeal

Bloomsbury Sigma has acquired a book by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on climate change to publish this November.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 10:59:41 UTC ]
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10 Mangas And Manhwas To Read If You Like SOLO LEVELING

Enjoy SOLO LEVELING? Here are ten manhwas and manga like SOLO LEVELING you should read if you really enjoy the popular South Korean webtoon. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-04 10:39:01 UTC ]
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Doubleday acquires story of #BlackLivesMatter co-creator

Doubleday has acquired The Purpose of Power: How to Build Movements for the 21st Century by Alicia Garza, the principal at the Black Futures Lab and the Black to the Future Action Fund, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 09:57:50 UTC ]
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