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The greatest job in the literary world is accepting applications again.

Are you happy in your current book world job? Do you arise each morning with a sense of purpose? Does social isolation, political turmoil, and inclement fall weather agree with you? Can you turn up to work barefoot and go snorkeling on your lunch break? If you answered “no” to any of the above... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 16:47:43 UTC ]
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$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.

When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton and Galileo, they shocked the antiquarian book world and inspired a number of theories about what had happened. Who would target such rare... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 17:44:04 UTC ]
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Book Sales Slipped Last Week

Last week was a relatively quiet one in the book world, with unit sales of print books falling 0.9% from the week ended August 15 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookish Online Tools to Keep Up to Date and Stay Focused

Check out these bookish tools that you can incorporate into your life to keep up to date on the book world and stay focused on your reading. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-01 10:34:41 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 7: #CultureConnectsUs

It kept happening. On Twitter, on Facebook, in your WhatsApp chats. The bookish people you know, the introverts, declaring that lockdown would give them more time to read. Or the people who know you, and know that you might be bookish, declaring that you’d got a head start on them in terms of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-29 15:15:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Listening to the Middle-Grade Buzz

We talked with five middle grade editors about upcoming titles they are looking forward to introducing to the children’s book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy’s Rich Legacy

The S&S CEO left behind a prospering publishing company and earned the respect and affection of the book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mining book group gold

Book groups are a massive force in the book world - but also a mystery. We don’t even know how many exist. Reading Groups for Everyone (which is part of The Reading Agency) has collated a list of 10,000 online and offline book groups in the UK. But academic surveys suggest that the real figure... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 06:17:00 UTC ]
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At On Air Fest, the Lit World Pivots to Audio

The fourth annual On Air Fest, held earlier this month in Brooklyn, prominently featured a number of figures and institutions from the book world, reflecting a growing publishing and literary presence in the podcast sector. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Terrible Ripple Effect of Canceled Book Tours

An author examines how tours canceled due to Covid-19 impact all parts of the book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Breathing New Life into Old Books: PW Talks with 'The Booksellers' Director D.W. Young

We spoke to the director of a new documentary on the world of antiquarian bookselling about how the movie came about, what the future of the rare book world looks like to him, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What the New Coronavirus Means for Publishing

From international book fairs to book manufacturing, the virus is causing lots of disruptions in the book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Literacy Pirates looks for volunteers

London-based charity the Literacy Pirates is appealing for more people from the book world to volunteer their skills to help young people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 04:47:16 UTC ]
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6 Degrees of Separation: From Gabriel García Márquez to Susan Sontag

The book world can be a small one. We're playing a game of six degrees of separation, starting with Gabriel García Márquez, ending with Susan Sontag. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-26 10:41:27 UTC ]
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Book Twitter Remembers Toni Morrison

As the book world grieves the loss of legendary author Toni Morrison, many writers and readers took to Twitter to recognize her legacy. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-12 10:33:56 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: Books About the Book World

Get a glimpse of how books get made with these three YA books about publishing, authors, fandom, and the book world at large! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-24 10:31:05 UTC ]
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#BookstoresAgainstBorders Still Going Strong, $100,000 Raised to Date

#BookstoresAgainstBorders, the book world's fundraising campaign for an organization that assists immigrants to the U.S. who have been incarcerated at the border, has raised more than $100,000 in about two weeks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing 'sleepwalking into oblivion' over library e-book lending barriers, says librarian

The book world is “sleepwalking into oblivion” if there are not changes to the terms under which e-books are made available to libraries, a chief librarian has warned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 06:29:44 UTC ]
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Publishing world pays tribute to 'extraordinary' Judith Kerr

Figures from across the children’s book world have been paying tribute to the “extraordinary” Judith Kerr, following her death at the age of 95. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 21:54:07 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Where Publishers and Librarians Find Their Happy Place

The march of technology has brought a slew of changes to libraries and publishers, and of course even to BookExpo, which continues to experiment with different formats to serve its various constituencies across the book world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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