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Updated 4 days ago [ At: 2020-11-24 15:16:34 UTC]


'We've always had to battle complacency': Authors Ijeoma Oluo and Emmanuel Acho in conversation

Antiracist author Ijeoma Oluo, whose latest book is 'Mediocre,' joins Emmanuel Acho, author of 'Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man,' for a frank talk. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-24 15:16:34 UTC ]
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Michael J. Fox mixes candor, humor and hope in his heartfelt new memoir

In “No Time Like the Future,” the beloved actor and activist offers life lessons he’s learned the hard way. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 15:00:00 UTC ]
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President Obama’s reading list

During an interview with The Washington Post, Obama revealed the books that shaped his public service and leadership. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 14:00:41 UTC ]
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Facts, just the facts: My 10-year-old has reminded me of the allure of the almanac

Paging through the “World Almanac and Book of Facts” has been surprisingly soothing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Bradbury Noir: The Crimes of a Science Fiction Master

THE SKELETONS IN Ray Bradbury’s closet are out in Killer, Come Back to Me, a career-spanning collection of the science fictioneer’s crime stories. These 300 pages present a new side to readers who only know Bradbury from such classics as The Martian Chronicles (1950) and Fahrenheit 451 (1953).... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-24 13:30:59 UTC ]
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CBC launches Breakthrough Writers' Programme

The Curtis Brown Creative Writing school is launching a Breakthrough Writers’ Programme, which features fully funded courses, mentoring and scholarships for underrepresented writers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 13:15:13 UTC ]
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‘The Freezer Door’ is an aching, playful memoir of vivid desire amid the desperation of midlife disconnection

Queer activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s book is alive with the existential nausea of being displaced. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.

In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December! Who says that? Independent bookstores that need your support now! So here are a dozen new books hitting shelves today. Go forth! * Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two (Ballantine) “This sequel, nine years... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 12:39:52 UTC ]
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Obama memoir hits charts top spot, PRH says 147,000 sold

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has soared straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first week on sale.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 12:37:14 UTC ]
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Quiz: Create Your Perfect Night In and Get a #Relatable Comic Book Recommendation

Create your perfect night in with this quiz to find a #relatable comic book that can be read in a single sitting. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-24 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
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Authors Guild demands changes to Audible's returns policy

US writers' body The Authors Guild has sent an open letter to Audible, demanding the company make changes to its policy on returns. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 08:16:59 UTC ]
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Barnes, Clarke and host of debuts make Costa shortlists

Susanna Clarke, Julian Barnes and Meg Rossoff are joined by 10 debut authors in the shortlists for this year's Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 05:20:33 UTC ]
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Red Wheel/Weiser, Dreamscape Media Partner Up on Red Wheel Audio

Red Wheel/Weiser, a publisher of titles on mind-body-spirit and the occult, is joining with Dreamscape Media, an audio book production house and distributor, to launch Red Wheel Audio, a multi-year audiobook program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Deep Vellum Acquires Dalkey Archive

Deep Vellum Publishing is acquiring the assets of Dalkey Archive Press and will maintain the company as a distinct imprint, acquiring new titles as well as maintaining the press's backlist. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mackay joins AwesomeBooks

Simon Mackay, formerly of Edinburgh Book Festival and W H Smith, is joining Oxfordshire-based AwesomeBooks in the newly created role of head of books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 04:55:32 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish sequel to Peterson's 12 Rules for Life in March

Penguin will publish the sequel to Jordan B Peterson's 12 Rules for Life (Generic, 2018) globally on 2nd March 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 01:21:52 UTC ]
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Bookouture bags two from Voss

Bookouture has acquired two "contemporary emotional women’s fiction" novels from Louise Voss.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 00:33:16 UTC ]
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Bookshops to reopen in December, Johnson confirms

So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 23:24:03 UTC ]
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