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Black Lives Matter: Crucial Discussions in the Classroom

We asked educators across the country how they are taking action to address racism and social justice with their students. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

In April, French regulators ordered Google to help develop a system to reward the country's news outlets with licensing fees when portions of their stories are displayed on the tech giant's news tab or in its search results. The decision was hailed as a triumph for publishers by those favoring... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-08 17:40:51 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Enjoy an Unexpected High

Led by social justice and Father’s Day titles, unit sales had their best week in mid-June. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Led by sales in the adult nonfiction category, and especially by sales increases in titles on race and social justice, unit sales of print books rose 1.6% last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Warriors for Social Justice

The books include extraordinary stories by and about radical women who considered themselves to be links in the chain in the battle for social justice. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:37:30 UTC ]
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A Toronto Bookstore Amplifies Marginalized Voices

Another Story Bookshop is focused on social justice and diversity, continuing the mission its founder established over 30 years ago. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-09 10:00:11 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Another week, another prestigious literary prize announcement. This time, it’s the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which “celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding.” The nonfiction winner was Rising Out of Hatred, by Eli Saslow, a book... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-07 15:05:09 UTC ]
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Megan Rapinoe Signs with Penguin for Adult, MG Books

Hot off her starring role in the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe has inked a two-book deal with Penguin to write adult and middle grade books on social justice. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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N. Scott Momaday awarded Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday has been named as this year’s winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award—a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-22 16:21:37 UTC ]
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Cheiffetz's New Imprint at S&S to be Called Signal Press

Julia Cheiffetz joined Atria Books last year to head a then-unnamed imprint. Since that time she has acquired a slate of new titles for the line, called Signal Press, that will address the current public debate around feminism, politics and social justice. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JKP marks 30 years with essay collection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers is releasing 30 Years of Social Change, a collection of original essays exploring the past, present and future of many of the helping or altruistic professions, to mark 30 years of publishing books on social justice and difference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For All the Wrong Reasons, New Activists Must Push for Justice

Social justice is at the center of today’s national conversation and is a special concern for millennials. Books provide perspective and guidance for the push toward a more equal nation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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