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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
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NBF Names Annie Proulx Winner of Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

The author of such works of fiction as 'The Shipping News' and 'Barkskins' is the 30th recipient of the medal, which has writers including Robert A. Caro, Judy Blume, and Toni Morrison. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops turn a new page to fight off threat from Amazon

Spate of openings of ‘destination’ stores as owners offer drinks, performances and crafts to tempt customers away from Amazon It’s children’s story hour at the Book Nook in Hove and the owner, Vanessa Lewis, is doing a reading of Julia Donaldson’s rhyming picture book The Detective Dog. Related:... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judy Blume, Bookseller

At 78, bestselling author Judy Blume has added a new occupation to her c.v.: that of bookseller. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: In Full Bloom

It’s been more than 15 years since Judy Blume’s last novel for adults, Summer Sisters, was published, in 1998, so the publication of her new adult novel is a very big deal, what publishers like to call a rare “publishing event.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 1, 2015

This week: Judy Blume's first novel for adults in 17 years, Stephen King's latest, and the absolutely incredible story of Stalin's daughter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are you there, readers? It's Judy Blume

The author first hit it big in the 1970s with a string of go-to books for kids. She recently helped turn 'Tiger Eyes' into a film and is busy on a 1950s-set novel.When "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" first came out, publisher Dutton did not send Judy Blume around the country to talk about it.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Getting a read on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

More than 400 authors are scheduled over the two days at USC. Writers as varied as Anne Rice and Jeff Kinney will hold court.What do Sugar Ray Leonard, Judy Blume, Betty White, T.C. Boyle, Rodney King, Joseph Wambaugh and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have in common? They're just a few of the high-profile... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Judy Blume titles to be released as ebooks

On March 21, 10 of Judy Blume's books for young readers will become available as ebooks. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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