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6 Excellent Books Featuring Libraries or Librarians

What could be better than a book about a library, or featuring a librarian as its main character? Find a book for every library lover. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-24 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Silvia Moreno-Garcia Has Crafts Covered. Bring Your Own Scissors.

The author of “Mexican Gothic” offers a downloadable book club kit including a paper doll inspired by her main character. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-16 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Michaela Coel plays the first on-screen writer I can relate to | Candice Carty-Williams

I May Destroy You skewers the weirdness of fandom and captures just how terrifying the publishing industry can beMichaela Coel’s critically acclaimed new TV series I May Destroy You (BBC One), the journey of a young woman uncovering and trying to deal with sexual trauma, is a show that I fall... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-11 07:00:06 UTC ]
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New Cassandra Cain graphic novel shows Asian American girls can be Batgirl too

"Shadow of the Batgirl" author Sarah Kuhn wants young Asian American girls to see they can be the main character in superhero stories too. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-08 01:35:48 UTC ]
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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58 years old. Physically, he has a prosthetic leg made of whale bone, and a pale white mark or... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-05 09:00:42 UTC ]
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Yearbooks Are Character Witnesses

This week, the author Curtis Sittenfeld tweeted that it feels like we are now living in her 2005 novel Prep—and she did not mean it in a good way. The book is set at a fictional elite New England boarding school, a place not altogether unlike Georgetown Prep, the Maryland high school that... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cover Story: 'Neon in Daylight'

New York City looms large for debut novelist Hermione Hoby's main character, and on the Strick&Williams–designed book jacket. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Turtles All the Way Down is best-selling author John Green's first novel since 2012's runaway success, The Fault in Our Stars. While that book tackled the issue of teens with cancer, this book centres on a protagonist suffering from anxiety and obsessive-compulsive thoughts and behaviour. Green,... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Food for Millionaires author Min Jin Lee releases second book in 22 years

"It's funny, as people ask me that all the time, and I just wish I was more interesting." Min Jin Lee is talking about the similarities between herself and the main character in her 2007 debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires. Published again this month after the success earlier this year of... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wein pens ‘Code Name Verity’ prequel

Bloomsbury Children’s is set to publish a new novel from Elizabeth Wein, telling the story of Julie Beaufort-Stuart, the main character from her novel Code Name Verity, before the Second World War.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mr Robot' companion book to Abrams

Abrams is to publish Mr Robot: Red Wheelbarrow, a book based on the journal of the main character of the US TV series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Federal Government Must Have Serious Apple Envy

Nothing pains me quite as much as having to admit I might have been wrong about something. But news breaking last week may force me to reconsider my opinion of Dave Eggers' 2013 novel "The Circle."I don't think the book has gotten any better. The main character is still annoying and, worse, a... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why 20th Century Fox Blanked Out Two Pages of The New York Times

In the main section of today's print edition of The New York Times, readers will notice a whole lot of nothing on pages 9 and 10. The two virtually blank, back-to-back pages are actually an ad for 20th Century Fox's upcoming film adaptation of Markus Zusak's best-selling novel, "The Book Thief,"... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'Second Person Singular' by Sayed Kashua

A lawyer and a caretaker with similar backgrounds follow different paths in contemporary Jerusalem with the same motivation: to leave their small-town Arab lives behind and be accepted for the new personas they have created.Early in the novel, "Second Person Singular," a main character known... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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