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Erdrich, Diaz Among 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Louise Erdrich and Natalie Diaz took home Pulitzer Prizes for fiction and poetry, respectively, at this year's virtual ceremony on June 11, which honored five books spotlighting the lived experiences of people of color in the United States from multiple perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The boy who lived and lived and lived

In every skirmish in the ‘culture war’, be it fought in universities, Twitter or Parliament, there’s an inevitable reference to Harry Potter. The Potter references can seem like a joke; the perpetual furore around the politics of a ‘mere’ children’s author more so. But it is no laughing matter.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 22:19:40 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020

The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday's Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 18:58:15 UTC ]
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Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business

The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list. The post Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 14:49:12 UTC ]
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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-10 12:53:00 UTC ]
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Kapow! Zap! Splat! How comics make sound on the page

When we read comics, we 'hear' sound on the page. Creators are experts at this cross-sensory form of storytelling - indeed one database lists over 2500 comic book sounds. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-06-10 04:06:11 UTC ]
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New Adult Fiction Dominates Bestseller List

Unit sales of adult fiction titles jumped 28% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Seven of the top 10 overall bestsellers last week were brand-new novels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Ends Fiscal 2021 on High Note

Helped by a strong performance in the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2021, revenue at John Wiley rose 6% in fiscal year 2021 over fiscal 2020. The company reported operating income of $185 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker launches third children's sports writing competition

Walker Books is launching its third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, in partnership with the Guardian and the Football School series of books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:41:47 UTC ]
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Hodder removes Hilderbrand’s Anne Frank reference after criticism

Hodder has removed a passage from American author Elin Hilderbrand’s latest novel after criticism over its reference to Anne Frank.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:28:19 UTC ]
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'Libraries saved my life', says Lowborn author Kerry Hudson

Lowborn author Kerry Hudson has told a Scottish conference that libraries saved her life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 23:41:04 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: Freed ties down the top spot

E L James’ Freed (Cornerstone) did the double, locking down the Bookstat number one for the week ending 5th June, as well as the print number one through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 22:14:39 UTC ]
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Pan Mac and bks Agency host free demystifying publishing event

Pan Macmillan and The bks Agency are running a free online event all week to demystify publishing for those curious about entering the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 19:06:54 UTC ]
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Battacharya wins Spread the Word Life Writing Prize

Santanu Battacharya has won Spread the Word’s Life Writing Prize 2021, with "The Nicer One", hailed by judges as a "gut-punch of a piece". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 14:59:56 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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You Won’t Find the Hardcover of Dave Eggers’s Next Novel on Amazon

“The Every,” a follow-up to his hit book “The Circle,” will be available in independent bookstores in October. The paperback will arrive just six weeks later, but the hardcover will remain exclusive to independent stores. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-09 14:00:08 UTC ]
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Kristen Arnett’s ‘With Teeth’ gives voice to a parent’s darkest thoughts

“With Teeth” is captivating and scathingly frank — a story of motherhood stripped of every ribbon of sentimentality. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetic Points of Being in The Kolkata Cadence, by Dustin Pickering

Book Reviews Our society is increasingly global, and the era of Covid-19 is no different. We may forget our localities and the importance of community in consuming the news and internet media. One city, the domain of Mother Theresa, a holy city, is... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-09 11:23:36 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs memoir by The Jonas Brothers

HarperCollins has signed a "funny, irreverent, and eye-opening" memoir by pop band The Jonas Brothers, which will publish on 11th November 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 11:06:36 UTC ]
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Hazareesingh wins £40k Wolfson History Prize for 'remarkable' Haitian revolutionary book

Sudhir Hazareesingh has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize for Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture, with the award clinched for a second year in a row by an Allen Lane title.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 10:57:46 UTC ]
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