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Publisher catalogues show representation on the rise but patchy

There are over 200 books published this spring alone by British writers of colour, and 400-plus when including writers of colour from around the globe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 04:13:16 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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Walker, Nosy Crow and Egmont shortlisted for Derby Children's Picture Book Award

Books published by Walker, Nosy Crow and Egmont have been shortlisted for this year's Derby Children's Picture Book Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 17:10:34 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 | 2020-12-30 11:34:00 UTC ]
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World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2020, by Michelle Johnson

Lit Lists Literary translation’s 2020 story is one of abundance and adaptation. Like most books published this year, dozens of new translations were published during a global pandemic. Events quickly moved from bookstores to Zoom. Writers and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-14 20:55:17 UTC ]
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The best journalism of 2020: Covering Trump

With our regular newsletter author on a much-needed holiday break, today we begin a week-long series highlighting some of our favorite stories of the year. We’ll remind you of exemplary reporting on Covid-19 and racial justice, and reprise some of our own favorite work from CJR. But first up,... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-12-14 13:48:57 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy, From Schopenhauer to the Pope

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 | 2020-12-09 03:42:11 UTC ]
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The Best Epigraphs of 2020

Savor some beautiful words from some of this year's most wonderful books. These are the best epigraphs from books published in 2020. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-03 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Children's books eight times as likely to feature animal main characters than BAME people

According to UK study, just 5% of children’s books have black, Asian or minority ethnic protagonists – a small improvement from 1% in 2017Two years after the stark revelation that only 1% of British children’s books featured a main character who was black, Asian or minority ethnic, the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 00:01:23 UTC ]
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BONUS | What books about Trump say about America

Books published in the Trump era reveal the battles over, and changes in, the American presidency today. In this special episode of “Presidential,” Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada shares what he’s learned from reading more than 150 of them. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-23 10:00:00 UTC ]
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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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