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North Carolina’s Firestorm Books Offers Free Books Banned in Florida

Firestorm Books in Asheville, N.C., has acquired 22,500 copies of 46 children's books that were banned from the Duval County Public School system in Florida, and will distribute them for free across the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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12 Books for Tolerance and Understanding (2023), by The Editors of WLT

12 Books for Tolerance and Understanding (2023), by The Editors of WLT Lit Lists [email protected] Tue, 11/14/2023 - 14:07 For years, a prognostication by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe appeared on the masthead page of World Literature Today: “These... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2023-11-14 20:07:42 UTC ]
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Why so much hype? Being on Granta’s best young novelists list has its drawbacks | Sarah Hall

In 2013, I was one of the chosen 20. Today, I still question the accolades and gimmickry around making the gradeIn 2013, the fourth Granta Best of Young British Novelists (BYBN) list was published, and I was among the 20 writers selected. I was 39 and had published four novels and received... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-16 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Where to recycle your used and unwanted gadgets

For decades now we’ve become accustomed to tossing all sorts of things into the recycling bin, like glass bottles, aluminum cans and cardboard. One category, however, that still isn’t on everyone’s list is consumer electronics. Over a billion phones were purchased in 2022, and that’s just one... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-03-21 13:15:24 UTC ]
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Nikole Hannah-Jones and Univerity of North Carolina Settle Hiring Dispute

Ms. Hannah-Jones, who won a Pulitzer Prize for the 1619 Project, had said she was considering legal action against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-15 22:45:50 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Writing with a Humble Pen: A Conversation with Tayari Jones, by Avery Holmes

Interviews Photo by Beowulf Sheehan / Courtesy of www.tayarijones.com Tayari Jones is a New York Times best-selling author from Atlanta, Georgia. Her most recent novel, An American Marriage, won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Jones has been... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-22 14:14:35 UTC ]
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Confederate monument enthusiasts targeted my store—and it comically backfired.

I purchased an independent bookstore in Salisbury, North Carolina just six months ago, after taking leave from my career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. After tours in Afghanistan, India, and other cities overseas, I was eager to give my four-year-old daughter... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 17:42:00 UTC ]
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After living through Florence, I think few people realize how unstable the ground is beneath our feet

Last year, nine months after Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean, I traveled from my home in North Carolina to Anguilla to teach writing workshops to children and adults as part of a literary festival. As a prompt, I asked them to describe what they could not forget about the storm. When... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: August 31, 2017

Parnassus Books adds an airport outlet; new bookstores open in Indiana and North Carolina; an Iranian bookstore in Los Angeles closes; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: April 13, 2017

Amazon sets date to open Lynnfield, Mass., store; new kids store lands in North Carolina; Delaware LGBTQ store to close; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 17, 2017

New stores prep for openings in Texas and North Carolina; a store takes root in the former home of a long-time Pennsylvania bookstore; an Illinois bookstore considers going nonprofit; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 12, 2017

New stores prep for openings in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania; a store in Illinois adds a new outlet, in New York; a California bookstore gets ready to change hands; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 3, 2017

A new bookstore opens in North Carolina; a Connecticut bookstore adds podcasts; one of the country’s smallest bookstores goes on the market; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: September 12, 2016

New stores open in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Kansas; a nonprofit preps a bookstore/literary center in North Carolina; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: August 16, 2016

Indies land in Ohio and North Carolina; Amazon unveils new pickup location in the Windy City; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: May 25, 2016

North Carolina and Illinois add new bookstores; a Silicon Valley store is singled out for its tech prowess; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Author Sara Gruen Mounting Local Event to Fight HB2

To prove that authors do not need to cancel events in North Carolina in order to show their opposition to the state's new "bathroom law," local bestseller Sara Gruen has mounted an event called "Kill the Bill" with a major local bookseller, and other NC authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Groups Urge Authors to Support N.C. Bookstores

In response to Sherman Alexie’s decision to cancel an appearance in North Carolina and concerns that more cancellations could follow, the ABA and other book-related groups asked authors not to punish booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Booksellers Coping with New State Law

Following the passage of North Carolina's "bathroom law," which requires citizens to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender identification listed on their birth certificates, booksellers are pleading with authors not to cancel appearances in the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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