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China Bestsellers in December: ‘The Charm of History’

Avidly read history-and-humor series continued their hold on the nonfiction book consumer base in China at the end of 2021. The post China Bestsellers in December: ‘The Charm of History’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-17 14:04:07 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle is back on sale for $50 today only

Now is a good opportunity to buy one of the best no-frills e-readers available. Amazon is selling the latest generation of its standard Kindle reader for just $50 during a one-day sale, or $70 for a version without ads. Those are the lowest prices we've seen since Black Friday, and make them... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-01-16 16:05:56 UTC ]
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Allison & Busby nets 'explosive' debut by former police officer Bartlett

Allison & Busby has netted an "explosive" debut novel by former police officer Graham Bartlett. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 13:20:55 UTC ]
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Harry Potter without Jim Dale? Impossible. Here are other audiobook series enhanced by narrators.

A narrator can make or break the listening experience. Over several related novels, they can become friend (or foe). Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-16 13:00:49 UTC ]
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Bookshops report brisk festive trading in annual survey, with almost 60% well up

The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey, backed up by new data from the Booksellers Association, suggests that the majority of indie booksellers had an excellent festive sales period. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 11:21:18 UTC ]
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Donaldson reigns supreme as backlist surge sees new authors make top 50

Once again the children’s writer Julia Donaldson tops the year-end ranking of writers through Nielsen, but a rise in sales of backlist titles saw a number of authors with large oeuvres make an appearance. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 10:02:13 UTC ]
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Chasing History review: Carl Bernstein’s pre-Watergate world

Before he helped bring down Richard Nixon, the reporter grew up in a school of hard knocks. His memoir is a treasureFew reporters are synonymous with their craft. Bob Woodward of the Washington Post is one, his former partner, Carl Bernstein, another. Together, they broke open the Watergate... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-16 07:00:43 UTC ]
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Desperate Literature Prize partners with The Literary Consultancy

The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize has announced a new landmark partnership with The Literary Consultancy and revealed the judging line-up for 2022.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 04:07:20 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode | 'I've gotten a bit frustrated by the Western-model of crime fiction'

Femi Kayode’s début novel, which is based on the real-life lynching of four undergraduates in Nigeria, is the first title in a forthcoming series from Raven Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 02:03:47 UTC ]
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Waterstones apologises after award-winning author Owusu asked for ID

Waterstones has apologised and said it is "deeply embarrassed" after award-winning author Derek Owusu was asked for ID in a London branch when he offered to sign copies of his books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 01:22:08 UTC ]
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New year cheer

Last week the Booksellers Association (BA) reported that the number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland had grown for the fifth consecutive year, with the BA’s figures showing 1,027 shops as active members at the end of 2021, the highest number since 2013. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-15 20:36:31 UTC ]
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Macmillan marks Dear Zoo milestone

Macmillan has released a golden edition of the children’s classic as the beloved children’s book turns 40 this year.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-15 17:45:43 UTC ]
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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams

Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Profusely Illustrated review: Edward Sorel and all the golden ages of New York magazines

A memoir by a man who has drawn caricatures for the greatest editors is a treasure trove of the American mid-century modernAt 92, Edward Sorel is the grand old man of New York magazines. For 60 years, his blistering caricatures have lit up the pages of Harper’s, the Atlantic, Esquire, Time,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 07:00:17 UTC ]
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Research Says Kids' Books Reinforce Gender Stereotypes. Here's What To Do About It.

Children's literature has come a long way, but many books still link girls with emotions and boys with tools. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2022-01-14 23:54:17 UTC ]
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Is Steph Curry’s memoir worth $10 million?

I should preface this by saying that I’m a big fan of Steph Curry. He’s indisputably the greatest shooter of all time. He’s done more to revolutionize the game (for both good and ill I would argue, but that’s a discussion for another day…) than any other player of his generation. He proved the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-14 18:13:15 UTC ]
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Nintendo's 'Ring Fit Adventure' falls to $55, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

This week brought deals on Apple devices, gaming gear and more. The Mac Mini M1 remains on sale for $600 while the 3rd-generation AirPods are back down to a record low of $140. Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure is back in stock and $25 off, while you can still get a one-year Switch Online family... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-01-14 16:45:01 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Slaughter kills the competition

Karin Slaughter’s False Witness (HarperCollins) set its sights on the Bookstat e-book number one, charting top for the week ending 8th January. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-14 14:41:25 UTC ]
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Years before Watergate, a young Carl Bernstein fell in love with local journalism

The longtime journalist recounts the oddball characters and vibrant newsroom of the Washington Star. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-14 13:00:26 UTC ]
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The enduring obstacles and imbalances facing Black athletes and coaches

Post columnist John Feinstein explores the dynamics of race in professional baseball, basketball and football. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-14 13:00:22 UTC ]
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