'Mugwump' and 'Corbynomics' celebrated by Collins Dictionary on polling day

Collins Dictionary has collected its favourite political words from elections to show how we never suffer “word fatigue” as the General Election draws to a close. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Climate strike' named Word of the Year by Collins Dictionary

Collins Dictionary has revealed its word of the year is "climate strike" after the form of protest took off in 2019 thanks to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 15:45:48 UTC ]
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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

Celebrations for National Poetry Day are underway with Prince Charles reciting his favourite poem on Radio 2 and poets across the country revealing new poems inspired by the places we call home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 07:57:04 UTC ]
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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade celebrates International Women’s Day

Publishers and retailers will celebrate International Women’s Day with a series of events including readings, new collections and a feminist library.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tim Peake and 10 Downing Street celebrate World Book Day

Downing Street has welcomed 30 schoolchildren to share a story to celebrate today’s (7th March) World Book Day, whilst astronaut Tim Peake is marking the day with a video encouraging children to read. The children visiting 10 Down Street spent the morning reading and drawing along with authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Father's Day without a hero dad: how a widow and her two daughters celebrate his memory

Attending Palomar Fire Academy’s graduation ceremonies on May 31, 3-year-old Evie Iverson looked at the other families in the audience — and noticed how her family looked different. “I don’t have a daddy,” Evie told her mother. Ashley Iverson’s response was immediate: “You have a daddy,” the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snow blights World Book Day celebrations but tour goes ahead

World Book Day organisers have said all events for the Biggest Book Show on Earth tour will go ahead despite the snow, although some authors have had to cancel their school appearances. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops celebrate Super Thursday and prepare for Bookshop Day

Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dominance of celebrity World Book Day titles slammed

Staff at Kenilworth Books are so “deeply concerned and disappointed about the dominance of ‘celebrity’ writers” on this year's list of World Book Day (WBD) titles that they have pledged to donate to the Society of Authors every time a customer takes one of their recommendations for the duration... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrity authors join World Book Day party

Celebrity authors including “Great British Bake Off” champion Nadiya Hussain, broadcaster and writer Clare Balding OBE, musician and author Tom Fletcher and comedian Julian Clary, are penning titles for next year’s World Book Day (WBD) offering. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl Day celebrated with 'pop-up' Lego characters

Roald Dahl Day kicked off on Wednesday (13th September) with the annual global celebration of the author on his birthday with a range of celebrations, activities and new titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher to host EU celebration night on day of Article 50 trigger

Canbury Press is to host a gala evening to "celebrate the contribution of Europeans to the UK" as prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top authors to celebrate 20 years of World Book Day

Book Aid International has teamed up with 20 stars of the children’s book world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day (WBD). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanne Harris: We should all celebrate Bookshop Day

Small presses, libraries and independents are all under threat. No one wants to hear their child ask: ‘What’s a bookshop?’On Saturday it is Bookshop Day. My heart always sinks a little when I hear that a day has been set aside to celebrate something I love: it too often feels like being put on a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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