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Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
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The racism and neglect that deprived Black neighborhoods of opportunities

Sheryll Cashin traces the history of segregation, disinvestment and criminalization. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Antrim’s ‘One Friday in April’ is a vital book about mental illness and recovery

Antrim’s memoir offers an unvarnished portrait of suicidal thinking and finding a way out. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Photos from Frankfurt 2021: Events, Meetings, Guests of Honor

The trade days are winding down at the 2021 Frankfurter Buchmesse after meetings, reunions, industry discussions, and Canada as Guest of Honor. The post Photos from Frankfurt 2021: Events, Meetings, Guests of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-22 11:34:50 UTC ]
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‘We Begin Today the Publication of a Supplement Which Contains Reviews of the New Books’

The New York Times Book Review first appeared on Oct. 10, 1896, but its roots can be traced back to its very first issue of The Times on Sept. 18, 1851. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-22 11:33:55 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Today: Arabic and Children’s Books

On the final trade-visitor day of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book Award has several programming points to consider. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Today: Arabic and Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-22 07:59:44 UTC ]
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Review: ‘The Street,’ by Ann Petry

This classic story of a single mother’s struggle against poverty, published in 1946, would become the first novel by a Black woman to sell a million copies. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-22 04:28:52 UTC ]
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PRH Once Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The publisher's pro-rated terms and its temporary story time permissions will now run through March, 31, 2022, as the pandemic continues to impact schools and libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 25, 2021

The books we love coming out this week include new titles by Lee Child and Andrew Child, Dan Jones, and Gregory Zuckerman. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Karine Pansa: IPA’s Vice-President On Frankfurt’s Role in Publishing

‘The main reason I'm here is to support the fair,’ says Brazilian children's book publisher and IPA vice-president Karine Pansa. The post Karine Pansa: IPA’s Vice-President On Frankfurt’s Role in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-22 02:27:54 UTC ]
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SelfMadeHero releases anthology by emerging creators of colour

SelfMadeHero is releasing Catalyst, the result of its 2021 Graphic Anthology Programme, which was designed to develop, publish and promote emerging creators of colour from across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-21 22:49:56 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, Acclaimed Children’s Book Illustrator, Dies at 81

Adept at reimagining classic tales, he often made sure that his books included Black characters and themes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 22:46:10 UTC ]
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Farshore announces winners of Reading for Pleasure Teaching Awards

HarperCollins imprint Farshore has announced the winners of its annual Reading for Pleasure Teaching Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-21 20:31:36 UTC ]
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Interview: Isabel Allende

The Chilean novelist was living in exile when her first novel was published in 1985. “In a way, I feel that I am working for my country, even if I don’t live there,” she told us. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Review: ‘Wolf Hall,’ by Hilary Mantel

This fictional portrait of Henry VIII’s scheming aide Thomas Cromwell — the first volume in a trilogy — won the Man Booker Prize in 2009. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Review: ‘Sister Carrie,’ by Theodore Dreiser

The novel’s headline-making candor and explicitness led the Book Review to assure its readers, “It is a book one can very well get along without reading.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Review: ‘Persepolis,’ by Marjane Satrapi

A memoir and a history of Iran’s turbulent 20th-century politics, one comic strip frame at a time. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 15:21:11 UTC ]
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125 Years of Book Review Covers

What did the Book Review look like in 1896, in 1916, in 1962? Scroll down to see what it looked like — and how it changed — through the decades. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Review: ‘The Liars’ Club,’ by Mary Karr

The Times would later call this 1995 memoir of a hardscrabble Texas childhood “one of the best books ever written about growing up in America.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Review: ‘Color,’ by Countee Cullen

In 1925, the Book Review raved about the “sensitive” love poems and “piercing” satire from a young star of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 14:55:15 UTC ]
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