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Publishing news tagged with #social distancing


Ten books to read in July

The best thing about social distancing? You have a valid excuse to stay home and read. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-30 05:30:14 UTC ]
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Time Out Is All “In” on Rebuilding Its Business Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to several industries, and publishing has been no exception. Among those hardest hit have been titles serving local markets. With public spaces temporarily shutting down, regional titles have little leverage to sell advertising, and readers have little... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-28 16:08:28 UTC ]
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It’s okay to admit it: We’d all like to be living in an Elin Hilderbrand novel

The queen of the beach read has built a bond among her readers. It feels more vital — and in greater jeopardy — in a time of social distancing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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Writers' co-working space Clean Prose to close

Clean Prose, the London-based writers' co-working space, has announced it is to close as a result of "social distancing and the economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 07:15:50 UTC ]
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Forget all those reading lists. During a quarantine, any book will do.

Reading is a natural act of social distancing, though that hasn’t always been so. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:32:17 UTC ]
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Sonos can now stream free audiobooks from your local library

Even if social distancing has helped you to achieve the nigh impossible task of watching your entire Netflix queue, there’s still a trove of media to consume. Sonos has teamed up with OverDrive -- makers of the audiobook lending app Libby -- to let c... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-04-30 14:37:36 UTC ]
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Free Book Folding Patterns to Do While Social Distancing

Quarantine is the perfect time to craft and clear out your bookshelf—so why not do both with some free book folding patterns? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-17 10:35:33 UTC ]
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‘Walden’ may be the most famous act of social distancing. It’s also a lesson on the importance of community.

Henry David Thoreau’s most famous book is more than a guide to nature. It’s a memoir of grieving. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 00:23:37 UTC ]
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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:32:33 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Book Series Should You Marathon Read During Social Distancing?

If you want one less thing to think about, including which book to read next, work your way through these book series to read while social distancing. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-24 10:37:32 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 15:10:47 UTC ]
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Keeping Book Club Alive in the Midst of Social Distancing: Critical Linking, March 19, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 10:30:45 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: March 17, 2020

THESE TIMES: How to support your local bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic · What China’s literary community is reading during the pandemic · The first lines of 10 classic novels rewritten for social distancing · Can’t decide what to read? Tell us your favorites and we’ll recommend a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-17 10:30:26 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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West Coast Literary Events Go Online

With book tours, festivals, conferences, and other literary events being canceled around the world due to COVID-19 concerns, the tech-friendly west coast literary community has begun creating digital events to keep authors and readers connected during the coming weeks of social distancing and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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