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New & Noteworthy, From the Rubik’s Cube to the Deep South

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-08 19:29:48 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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9 New Translated Books by Women

August is Women in Translation month, dedicated to works of literature originally written by women in languages other than English. As we explained in our 2018 version of this list, such works make up a tiny percentage of the books published in the United States each year, though with increased... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Kuwait relaxes book censorship laws after banning thousands of titles

A 12-person committee previously met twice a month to approve or blacklist all books published in the country, for offences including immorality or insulting IslamAfter banning almost 5,000 books in the last seven years, Kuwait’s government has relaxed its book censorship laws in a move that has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-25 13:26:49 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy, From Ants to Erin Brockovich

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-18 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Updating the ‘You Go Girl’ Book Collection

New children’s books published to mark the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary provide a wider lens than Alice Paul and dig deeper than “Girls Rule!” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-17 14:15:46 UTC ]
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15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-17 10:36:00 UTC ]
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The Tenacious Constancy of The Merchant of Prato

Today, The Merchant of Prato is considered a “modern classic,” though it can’t have seemed very modern when it first appeared in 1957. Various books published that year had some kind of finger on the pulse—On the Road, Room at the Top, The Uses of Literacy—but a biography of a medieval Italian... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 08:48:18 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

Responding to the newly formed Black Writers’ Guild, all five of the biggest publishers say they will make more room for black authors and staffThe “big five” UK publishing houses have separately acknowledged that “change is not happening fast enough” and that they must do a lot more to address... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Poetry, From ‘White Blood’ to the Book of Job

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 12:05:57 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Visual Books, From Computers to Mushrooms

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-02 09:00:10 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Parties, May 26 to May 31

Lockdown Lit @ Lunch with Mary South and Erin Somers Tuesday, May 26, 2pm EDT Lockdown Lit @ Lunch, a new weekly salon that spotlights books published during the coronavirus  pandemic, hosts Mary South (You Will Never Be Forgotten) and Erin Somers (Stay Up with Hugo Best) for brief readings and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-26 16:02:55 UTC ]
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Moser, Whitehead, McDaniel, Grandin, Boyer, Brown Win 2020 Pulitzers

The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes for Letters were awarded in the book categories of fiction, history, biography, poetry, and general nonfiction, for books published in 2019, on May 4 via YouTube. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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15 New and Forthcoming Indie Press Gems

You may be stuck at home, but you can still expand your your horizons. It's a golden age for small, independent presses working to cultivate great writers and to push our literary boundaries. PW rounds up some of the best new and forthcoming books published by a range of standout small presses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Survey Finds Little Improvement in Diversity in Romance Publishing

The annual “State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Report” has been released, surveying more than 2,400 romance titles published in 2019. It discovered that for every 100 romance books published in 2019, only 8.3 were written by people of color. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hurst launches Afterwords podcast to celebrate 50 years

Hurst Publishers has launched a podcast called “Afterwords”, celebrating six groundbreaking books published during its 50-year history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 01:10:05 UTC ]
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Explore Icelandic Literary Culture

Take a tour of bookish Iceland and explore Icelandic literary culture boasting the most writers per capita, the most books published per capita, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-19 11:34:01 UTC ]
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The NYPL was founded 125 years ago. Here are their 125 favorite books published since then.

The New York Public Library is marking its 125th birthday this year—in part with this list of their favorite books written for adults from the past 125 years, which they hope will “inspire a lifelong love of reading.” The list is full of classics, of course, but it’s also got a few refreshing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-14 14:59:09 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-14 20:45:25 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-10 11:33:18 UTC ]
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