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ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama to Keynote 2021 ALA Virtual Conference

Obama will close the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, which is virtual only, on Tuesday, June 29. He will appear in conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, the 14th secretary of the Smithsonian and first African American appointed to the role. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama has some advice for young activists: 'Be clear and strategic'

Former President Obama joined filmmaker Ava DuVernay for a conversation about "A Promised Land," his legacy and activism during a Book Club event. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-22 04:32:01 UTC ]
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President Obama, Ava DuVernay bring 'A Promised Land' to L.A. Times Community Book Club

Barack Obama and filmmaker Ava DuVernay will discuss the former president's memoir "A Promised Land" April 21 in a livestreamed event for the L.A. Times Community Book Club. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 01:25:03 UTC ]
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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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How to count half a million lost lives?

Last March, amid the myriad upheavals and uncertainties that marked early pandemic life, various scientists and public health officials started to model out how many cases and deaths we might be looking at in the long run, and the press, unsurprisingly, took great interest in their work. A team... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-02-23 13:34:38 UTC ]
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WI16: Indies Look Back While Charting the Future

Winter Institute 16 kicked off yesterday as a virtual gathering of booksellers. Inspired by such high wattage speakers as Barack Obama and Amanda Gorman, booksellers celebrated their past while charting their future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the bestselling books of 2020.

You guessed it: A Promised Land, the first volume of Barack Obama’s presidential memoirs, was always going to lay waste to the competition. We called it back in September, and it has now been confirmed. Yes, as reported by Publishers Weekly earlier today, A Promised Land was the top print title... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-11 17:37:14 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 13:42:46 UTC ]
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Audiobooks to Get You Through the Most Distracted of Times

New fiction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Barack Obama’s accent game, a Wilco frontman’s memoir and romance by Vonnegut. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-22 23:58:19 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Thursday Murder Club and A Promised Land continue to dominate

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) have topped the Amazon Charts for the last full week before Christmas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 23:53:25 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Barack Obama has created a playlist to accompany A Promised Land.

Continuing on the Barack Obama’s Favorite Media end-of-year march, the former President has released a 20-song playlist to accompany his memoir A Promised Land, composed of songs that recall memories of his time on the campaign trail and in the White House. There’s some Beyonce, some John... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 17:24:57 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: A Promised Land puts down roots

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) has once again reigned atop the Audible weekly chart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 08:36:55 UTC ]
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Osman, Obama and Pinch of Nom battle for Christmas number one

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin), Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) are all in the running for the Christmas number one spot, as the print market heads into its final week before Christmas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 11:48:04 UTC ]
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Barack Obama took a break from promoting his own book to highlight 17 of the year’s best

The former president’s annual list is an eclectic mix of fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-17 08:56:12 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: A Promised Land puts down roots at the top

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) has once again charted top of both the Amazon Most-Sold and Most-Read: Non-Fiction charts, as it claimed a third week as the UK Official Top 50 number one through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 21:17:24 UTC ]
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Obama's A Promised Land scores a third week at the top

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one for a third week running.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 06:33:52 UTC ]
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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Promised Land digs in, with PRH reporting 100,000 second week sales

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has secured a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 09:38:10 UTC ]
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