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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Barack Obama reveals favourite books of 2018 - and Becoming tops list

Barack Obama has revealed his favourite books of 2018—and his wife Michelle's memoir Becoming (Viking) has topped his list. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Power named among Obama's 'best books' of 2017

Former US president Barack Obama has named British author Naomi Alderman’s The Power as one of his favourite books of 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Facebook is in a hole over data mining | John Naughton

It’s Mark Zuckerberg’s business model that allows Facebook to be manipulated by political activists – no wonder he’s in denial about itOne of my favourite books is The Education of Henry Adams (published in 1918). It’s an extended meditation, written in old age by a scion of one of Boston’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teachers' favourite books have been revealed in the 2017 UKLA shortlist

The shortlists have been announced for the UKLA book awards, with illustrated books nominated in all three age categories for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Waters, Ross Raisin, Adam Foulds, Andrew Cowan, Helen Simpson share writing tips, favourite books by young writers

Past winners of the The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writers of the Year Award share their writing tips and their favourite books written by writers aged 35 and under. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Male writers continue to dominate literary criticism, Vida study finds

Women buy two-thirds of books sold but magazine reviews are centred on male authors and critics – though picture is beginning to changeThe continuing bias towards men in the British and American literary establishment has been confirmed by a study released on Tuesday.Vida, a US organisation... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cardiff's 'strong message' on National Libraries Day

Library campaigners in Cardiff believe they "sent a strong message" to the city council with a National Libraries Day protest against planned cuts to the service. More than 200 people gathered outside the city's Central Library on Saturday (7th February) to hold a mass "read-in", with people... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The top 10 books about returning from war

US marines veteran Phil Klay, whose short story collection about the Iraq war won a National book award, chooses his favourite books about homecoming after conflictI’ve spent years trying to untangle my feelings about returning from war, and I’m hardly the only veteran writer to do so. In his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movies and JK Rowling top book list

Harry Potter author JK Rowling tops a new list of children's favourite books which is dominated by titles that have been made into films. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Children on their favourite books

To celebrate Children's Book Week, the charity Booktrust has compiled a list of 100 books that they say every child should read by the age of 14. BBC News asked some children what they thought. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vienna's favourite picture book

We have teamed up with the NZ Post Children's Books Awards and asked kids to tell us about their favourite books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tony Blair picks Trotsky biography among his Desert Island Reads

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 11:46 Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has demonstrated an affinity with political outsiders, fantasy worlds and religious prophets as he revealed his choice of favourite books for a new magazine. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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