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I’ve Got to Talk to Someone About This! A History of Book Clubs

A deep dive into the history of book clubs, including Black and Queer book club spaces. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-16 10:34:00 UTC ]
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I’m Too Slow a Reader for Book Clubs

Do you join book clubs only to find you're unable to get into the activity? Here's one reader on how distraction thwarts book club attempts. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-02 10:34:00 UTC ]
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The Silent Book Club, a global meet-up for introverts, now connects them remotely

A book club for people who don't like book clubs, founded in 2012 in San Francisco and now boasting six chapters in L.A. County, has moved online. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 14:00:07 UTC ]
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BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year

In its new report on Canadians and book clubs, BookNet reports that celebrity and the search for 'the new Oprah' is not as strong as many might expect. The post BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 06:00:25 UTC ]
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Serving Writers and Readers: African American Publishing

From student workshops and academic conferences to literary awards and book clubs, African American literary organizations work to support writers and readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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This summer’s buzziest book club read: The Mueller report

The Mueller report can be intimidating. Book clubs have emerged to get Americans to read, and engage over, the divisive publication.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-06-13 23:27:51 UTC ]
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GalleyMatch Offers A New Dating Service for Publishers and Book Clubs

Authors Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp have launched GalleyMatch, a matchmaking program that gets galleys into the hands of book clubs directly from publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing a Brooklyn Twist to Book Clubs

The Bushwick Book Club has everything—big performances, chapters across the country and overseas, and a podcast. All it doesn't have is a book club. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Launches New Book Club Initiative

"Book Club Favorites," a new direct-to-consumer program, is intended to promote titles from imprints across the company deemed of particular interest to book clubs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman leads writers condemning 'pernicious' book discounts

His Dark Materials novelist says today’s steep price cuts devalue authors’ work and cheapen the experience of readingWith more than two months to go before Philip Pullman’s long-awaited new novel from the world of His Dark Materials is published, pre-orders have sent La Belle Sauvage flying up... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nathan Hull at Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’: All in the Curation

Can the robust tradition of recommendation seen in book clubs be scaled up through digital? Nathan Hull and a Dutch company intend to find out by offering a ‘Choice.’ In our series with specialists who’ll tackle issues in the seven pivotal publishing markets of Frankfurt Book Fair’s and... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Over 2,000' stores to mark National Bookshop Day

Over 2,000 bookshops are preparing to celebrate the UK’s inaugural Bookshop Day on Saturday 8th October with events and book clubs, according to The Booksellers Association. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publisher dtv Launches New Service for Book Clubs

One of German publisher dtv's latest initiatives is an information portal aimed at marketing their titles to the numerous book clubs around the country. The post German Publisher dtv Launches New Service for Book Clubs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Book Clubs Matter in the Age of Tablets

The importance of book clubs to the bottom line has rebounded alongside print books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freemasons award £40k grant to create 'touch and see' book clubs

The Masonic Charitable Foundation, a charity funded by the Freemasons, has awarded £40,000 to help organise tactile and audio-based "Touch to See" book clubs for older blind and partially-sighted people across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: May 27, 2016

Amazon goes Ivy League; book clubs get a store of their own; a Long Island favorite returns with a new look; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Trump, Flat Earthers, and Men in Book Clubs

Good afternoon! There’s nothing more exciting, in journalism, than when reality confounds your expectations in ways that make you feel genuinely afraid for the future of the world. That’s what’s happening in the Republican primary race, where pundits who dismissed Donald Trump as a clown are... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd buys Librify

Scribd has acquired Librify, a social e-reading platform, for an undisclosed sum. Librify was founded in 2013 and launched publicly last summer as a social e-reading site for book clubs with a retail offer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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