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Anita Sethi | 'Healing comes from keeping open to the world and to other people'

In May 2019, Manchester-born writer and journalist Anita Sethi was on a TransPennine train from Liverpool to Newcastle when she became the victim of a race hate crime, a male passenger attacking her with words that, she wrote later, “hurt the very heart of me”. Sethi bravely reported the racial... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 15:24:54 UTC ]
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First mainstream book on lymphatic health to Yellow Kite in six-way auction

Following a six-way auction, Yellow Kite has acquired the first trade book on the subject of lymphatic system, written by LA-based expert Lisa Levitt Gainsley whose clients have included the likes of Selma Blair and Freida Pinto.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 15:09:11 UTC ]
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The StoryGraph enjoys upwards trajectory and prepares premium subscription model

Nadia Odunayo, who was one of the keynote speakers at last year’s virtual FutureBook Conference, reveals the story of the growth of The StoryGraph­—and its hopes for the future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 14:49:59 UTC ]
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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

Hardin’s case study of Flint is expressed in a more personal and poetic way than a rigorous investigation could. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Brayden Harrington, Who Bonded With Biden Over Stuttering, Will Write a Book

Brayden Harrington, 13, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, will write a picture book, “Brayden Speaks Up,” HarperCollins announced. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-21 11:55:52 UTC ]
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Brand safety is a social media issue - and it always will be

Our latest research confirms that the general public can tell the difference between an unsafe platform and a quality news publisher - so why can’t our industry? Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2021-01-21 11:38:36 UTC ]
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ACE makes £152,000 grant for library e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) is awarding £152,000 to help public libraries buy e-books and digital audio products after demand soared during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:35:36 UTC ]
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10 MangaTubers You Should Be Watching

For manga enthusiasts looking to dive into the Mangatube subgenre of Booktube, where should they start? Check out these creators! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-21 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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MCB holds online celebration as The Gruffalo racks up 105 translations

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic picture book The Gruffalo (Macmillan Children's Books) has now been translated into 105 languages and dialects. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 10:52:32 UTC ]
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Ladee Hubbard’s ‘The Rib King’ is a fascinating look at ambition, race and revenge

“The Rib King’’ upends the racial calculus that amplifies the stories of the privileged few, offering rich, lovingly rendered portraits of working-class Black people. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-21 09:10:32 UTC ]
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Book Club Picks for January

This month, Reese Witherspoon and Emma Roberts's tastes overlap as Reese's Book Club and Belletrist pick the same novel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'On Tyranny,' '1984' Boosted Book Sales Last Week

With 'On Tyranny' and '1984' both selling more than 24,000 copies last week, unit sales of print books rose 22.7% over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Dean Myers Awards Announced

The We Need Diverse Books Walter Awards Judging Committee has selected the winners and honorees for the sixth Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children's Literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 04:54:52 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann gives Rabe five more years

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has extended Thomas Rabe’s contract as chairman and c.e.o. for another five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 01:01:48 UTC ]
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First children's book from CBeebies presenter Moate to Puffin

Puffin is publishing the first children's book by CBeebies presenter and YouTuber Maddie Moate, illustrated by Paul Boston, this September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 22:41:13 UTC ]
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The Unruly Energy of Ursula K. Le Guin

At the London Review of Books, Colin Burrow reflects on how Ursula K. Le Guin‘s narrative prowess flourished within the constraints of science fiction and children’s literature. “Fiction needs the unruly energies of indeterminacy,” Burrow writes, “of being partly inside the mind of the reader,... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-01-20 21:30:12 UTC ]
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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 20:54:50 UTC ]
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'There’s no other law like this in Australia': Facebook hits out at digital media code

The head of Facebook in Australia has urged the government to make changes to laws designed to force digital platforms to pay media companies for content. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2021-01-20 18:52:54 UTC ]
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