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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo on the Illusion of Writer’s Block

Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other, which recently won the Booker Prize, is out now from Grove Atlantic. We asked her about writers’ block, her favorite books, and more. * Who do you most wish would read your book? Oprah. I don’t know if her book club has ever featured a novel or book... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 09:49:45 UTC ]
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3 Books to Read by Indigenous Writers

Tommy Orange, the award-winning author of “There, There,” recommends his favorite books by Native writers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-14 22:12:55 UTC ]
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Cofounder and CEO of Food52 Amanda Hesser shares the books that inspired her to pursue a career in food

From food pioneer MFK Fisher’s timeless memoir to Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s customer-centric mission statement, these are Hesser’s favorite books. 1. The Gastronomical Me, MFK FisherRead Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-20 07:00:18 UTC ]
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Barack Obama shares his favorite books, music and movies of 2018. Sorry, television

Former President Barack Obama weighed in on the best pop culture of 2018 on Friday, posting his favorite books, movies and music of the year on his official Facebook page. Sorry, television. Better luck next year. “As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are Barack Obama’s favorite books, movies, and songs from 2018

Of course, Michelle Obama’s Becoming was No. 1. Barack Obama may be out of the White House, but he is continuing a few traditions. The former president–and current most admired man in the U.S.– took to social media on Friday to share a few of his favorite things, including Black... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW's Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2018

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2018 to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Gifts for Wine Lovers

It can be intimidating to find the right gift for a wine lover, especially if you don’t think of yourself as a wine person. But you don’t have to be able to tell the difference between Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon to give a wine gift that’s more elegant than an oversize wine glass and more... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Our favorite Kindle reader, the Paperwhite, is on sale for 25 percent off today

Amazon’s Kindles are among the best ways to read without lugging around physical copies of all your favorite books and magazines, and if you’re looking to try one for yourself, today's your lucky day—our favorite e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, is on sale now for $90, its lowest price since... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rigoberto González recommends his two favorite books of 2017

My two favorite books of 2017: Achy Obejas’s superb story collection “The Tower of Antilles” (Akashic Books) deals with the conflicted relationships Cubans, exiles and Cuban Americans have with their homeland, with the U.S., and, more poignantly, with each other; Vanessa Angélica Villarreal’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2017

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2017, announced in the October 30 issue, to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Americans be able to agree on a most loved book?

A new PBS program explores America's favorite books, culminating in an election. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series

The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lesley Stahl Highlights an Author Who Always Makes Her Laugh

amazon.com It's fun to peruse New York Times chats with famous personalities about their favorite books, even more so when summer beach-reading season is just around the corner. A few weeks ago, for T magazine, actor Viggo Mortensen ran down some very heady choices. Now it is the turn of veteran... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Danielle Steel Loves the Weather and Elmore Leonard Hates Exclamation Points: Literature by the Numbers

Ben Blatt, author of 'Nabokov's Favorite Word is Mauve,' takes us inside the data of our favorite books, including how many words are in a perfect first sentence, and how often authors like to talk about the weather. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Our Favorite Books and Gifts of the Year

In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Thursday’s edition of the Political Gabfest, hosts Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss their favorite books and gifts of the year. If there were a Slate Plus Gabfest gift guide, what would be on it? Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Jeff Giles: Following a Different Career Path, in a New Setting

Long before Jeff Giles wrote a word of his debut YA novel, The Edge of Everything (Bloomsbury, Jan. 2017), he had felt firsthand the passion YA readers have for their favorite books and authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka

As a wrap up to 2015, Publishing Perspectives is running lists of our our favorite books of the year from our contributors, starting with Editor-in-Chief Ed Nawotka. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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