100 years of Stan Lee: how the comic book king challenged prejudice

Stan Lee deserves his place in the pantheon of great pop culture architects, but his Marvel characters did more than just entertain – they actively fought against prejudice. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-12-27 09:02:59 UTC ]
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The Most Unique Comic Book Stores Across the USA

This unique comic book stores across the United States have so much more to offer than just comics. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-29 10:30:00 UTC ]
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London’s FT Business Book of the Year: A 15-Title Longlist

The FT Business Book of the Year issues a 15-title longlist, with a six-title shortlist ahead and a winner to be named in December. The post London’s FT Business Book of the Year: A 15-Title Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-16 16:57:51 UTC ]
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In London, Schroders Backs the Business Book of the Year Award

The Financial Times is joined this year by Schroders, with added support from Nikkei, in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year award. The post In London, Schroders Backs the Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-07 20:19:16 UTC ]
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New Stephen Hawking children’s book to be published next year

You and the Universe, adapted from his posthumous 2020 Earth Day message, will bring the late physicist’s ‘extraordinary work to life for readers of all ages’A new children’s picture book by Stephen Hawking is due to be published six years after the theoretical physicist’s death.You and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-04 12:26:34 UTC ]
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Quiz: Who Said These Famous Comic Book Quotes?

The rise of comic book movies means that comics are hugely popular. So let's put you to the test: who said these famous comic book quotes? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-07-18 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Elliott Bay Book Co. Celebrates 50 Years in Seattle

Known for its soaring rafters and walls of staff picks on every flavor, Seattle’s Elliott Bay turned 50 years old this June—just a year after an ownership change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley to Restructure After Challenging Year

With results down in fiscal 2023, Wiley announced that it will offload non-core assets in fiscal 2024 and focus on its research and learning groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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March StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.2 Percent Year-to-Date

The AAP StatShot figures for March 2023 arrive with trade revenues up 0.2 percent for the month of March, 1.1 percent year-to-date. The post March StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.2 Percent Year-to-Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-09 16:06:34 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s ‘Best Books of the Year So Far’ List Is Here, and It’s Got Something For Everyone

Barnes & Noble just released their "Best Books of the Year (So Far)", and the list is full of surprises. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Group Challenges Arkansas Law That Criminalizes Access to Some Books

A lawsuit says the edict “forces bookstores and libraries to self-censor in a way that is antithetical to their core purposes.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-02 18:12:34 UTC ]
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The Book That Crowned Stephen King Is Now a Movie. It’s Still Terrifying.

“The Boogeyman” is just one of the short stories in the 1978 collection that cemented Stephen King’s status as the master of horror. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2023-06-01 18:18:34 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Comics and Graphic Novels Day in Photos

A who's who of comics writers and graphic novelists—and a surprising number of hip hop legends—joined the U.S. Book Show on May 23 to discuss this year's most exciting forthcoming books in the comics format. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Libraries Confront Post-Pandemic Challenges

The U.S. Book Show kicked off with lively discussions of the recent wave of book bans across the country, how citizens can successfully fight against those who would restrict our freedom to read, and how libraries and publishers can be strategic partners in enabling access to digital content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Midtown Scholar, Emily Bates Named PW Bookstore, Rep of the Year

In a virtual awards show, 'PW' editorial director Jim Milliot named Midtown Scholar in Harrisburg, Pa., the Bookstore of the Year and PRH's Emily Bates the Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic recognizes 100 years of teen writing.

What do Amanda Gorman, Truman Capote, John Updike, and Joyce Carol Oates have in common? Each won a Scholastic Art & Writing Award as a teen. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards began in 1923 and continue to support young writers thanks to The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-08 12:47:48 UTC ]
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Happy coronation week! Here’s an unforgivable children’s book about King Charles.

When we were but children in a distant former colony, we had a set of cardboard coronation crowns upholstered poorly in imitation velvet so we could play kings and queens. The Queen was on our money, and her portrait hung in our primary school. Now we are on the eve of the next coronation, and […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-05 13:32:01 UTC ]
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Illustrated children’s biography of King Charles hits No 1 on UK book chart

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s book, illustrated by Matt Hunt, is the first of the Little People, Big Dreams series to top the standingsA children’s biography of King Charles III has topped the UK book chart before the coronation on 6 May.Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s King Charles is part of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-05 09:57:25 UTC ]
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2022 Print Book Sales in 10 Major Markets Were Flat Compared to Previous Year

A Nielsen report finds that sales of print books in 10 countries totaled 614 million copies last year, level with 2021 sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Sells His 100 Millionth Book

In April, Patterson became the first author to sell more than 100 million copies across all print formats since BookScan first started recording unit sales of print books in 2004. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Releases Top 13 Most Challenged Books of 2022

With book bans and legislative challenges to the freedom to read surging to record levels, even the top 10 most banned books list is bigger. In 2022, multiple books received the same number of challenges, resulting in the expansion of the list to 13 titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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