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Beyond books: The quiet evolution of our libraries

3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and occasionally dogs are as much a part of today’s libraries as borrowing books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2022-09-26 00:05:30 UTC ]
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‘Everyone’s got a book in them’: boom in memoir industry as ordinary people record their stories

Companies providing ghostwritten autobiographies for people wanting to share histories have seen surge in trade since CovidBrian Lewis grew up on a tough council estate after arriving in Britain as part of the Windrush generation. At the age of eight he developed an interest in chess and joined... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-24 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of The Day: September 24, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Penguin Teen. `Penguin... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-24 10:30:00 UTC ]
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NASA is slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid on Monday to test planetary defence

On Monday, in what seems like a scene out of a science fiction movie, NASA will slam a spacecraft into a distant asteroid to see whether it can nudge its orbit — all in an effort to test a way to protect Earth from any potential future threats. ... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-24 08:00:00 UTC ]
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NI comic book artist's Marvel-lous dream job

Ruairí Coleman, from County Armagh, has worked on everything from Thor to Iron Man. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2022-09-24 05:42:24 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, Prize-Winning Author Known for ‘Wolf Hall,’ Dies at 70

The two-time Booker Prize-winning author was known for “Wolf Hall” and two other novels based on the life of Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-24 00:46:55 UTC ]
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Colombia in Spain: Bogotá Is Guest of Honor at Liber 22

The Colombian book market registered 20,365 new titles in 2021 and boosted its exports 62 percent over 2020's numbers. The post Colombia in Spain: Bogotá Is Guest of Honor at Liber 22 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-23 21:25:41 UTC ]
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Public Libraries Now Have To Deal With Hoax Bomb Threats

The anonymous messages come as conservatives wage a culture war over events and books with LGBTQ or racial justice themes. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2022-09-23 21:22:11 UTC ]
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Amazon's updated e-book return policy looks like a big win for authors

Anyone who has been taking advantage of Amazon's liberal return policy regarding e-books could soon be in for a shock. That's because following discussions with the Authors Guild, Amazon has agreed to block automatic returns on digital books that are more than 10 percent read. Currently, the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-09-23 19:10:20 UTC ]
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Recommended reading: Hilary Mantel’s review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel.

By the time I read Hilary Mantel’s 1996 review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum in the London Review of Books, the novel had been a favorite of mine for over a decade. My mother gave me the book when I was in high school—both of us entirely unaware of […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-23 14:57:31 UTC ]
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Harvey Awards to Induct New Hall of Fame Members

Neil Gaiman, Marjorie Henderson Buell, Gilbert Shelton and Roy Thomas will be honored for their comic book work at New York Comic Con on Oct. 7. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-23 13:00:07 UTC ]
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WOLF HALL Author Hilary Mantel Dies at 70

Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel has died at 70 years old. She was a prolific writer of books, including WOLF HALL. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 12:55:04 UTC ]
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Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist

The Cundill History Prize 2022 shortlist includes a current-year Pulitzer Prize winner among its eight titles from six publishers. The post Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-23 12:24:47 UTC ]
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Canada’s $83,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist

The Cundill History Prize 2022 shortlist includes a current-year Pulitzer Prize winner among its eight titles from six publishers. The post Canada’s $83,000 Cundill History Prize: 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-23 12:24:47 UTC ]
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Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70

Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-23 11:29:52 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday• Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’• ‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own wordsThe Booker... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-23 11:29:23 UTC ]
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Acclaimed British Author Hilary Mantel Dead At 70

Mantel was credited with reenergizing historical fiction with “Wolf Hall” and two sequels about the 16th-century English powerbroker Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-09-23 10:42:20 UTC ]
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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Inside the Narrators Booth: Things You Never Knew About Audiobook Narrators

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes while recording audiobooks? Six prolific audiobook narrators gave us the inside scoop. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Mario Vargas Llosa on Looking Back, a Novel of Never-Ending War That Resists Easy Answers

Translated by Charlotte Whittle The novel, Looking Back by Colombian author Juan Gabriel Vázquez, which has won a major literary prize in Mexico, will have many readers. It is one of the great novels to have been written in Spanish and its author tells us that the events it portrays also... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-23 08:52:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary prize #real life #author tells #great novels #charlotte whittle