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Alexie Declines Literary Award; Paperback Release Postponed

Amid a growing number of allegations of sexual misconduct, Sherman Alexie has declined the 2018 ALA’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and asked Hachette Book Group to postpone release of the paperback edition of the book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 2, 2018

Among this week's headlines: Sherman Alexie is the latest author to face misconduct allegations; Carla Hayden and Dolly Parton share the stage; and libraries face the opiate crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Grapple with Sherman Alexie Sexual Harassment Charges

Sherman Alexie has long been a champion of independent bookstores. Now, with the bestselling author facing sexual harassment charges leveled at him largely via social media, booksellers are grappling with how, and if, they should respond. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherman Alexie, suffering from depression, cancels his post-California book tour

Sherman Alexie, the author whose recent memoir "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" chronicles his stormy relationship with his late mother, is canceling much of his book tour, citing a struggle with depression. Alexie will make appearances this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Menlo Park... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-17 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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Sherman Alexie Novel is Most Challenged, says ALA

Sherman Alexie again leads the American Library Association's annual list of the 10 books receiving the most complaints from parents, teachers and others. The post Sherman Alexie Novel is Most Challenged, says ALA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores

Thanks to Sherman Alexie's forgetfulness, writers across the U.S. will volunteer at their local bookstore Saturday for the inaugural Indies First day.Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherman Alexie to authors: Work at an indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday

Alexie, author of books including 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,' wrote a letter urging his fellow writers to handsell their books on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 'The most important thing is that we’ll all be helping Independent bookstores, and God knows they’ve helped us... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Do Authors Owe to Indie Booksellers?

Sherman Alexie is encouraging authors to spend a day working in a bookstore handselling their own books, but some authors already feel overstretched. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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