5 exciting L.A. book events that will make you sound even smarter at parties

Looking for great book events to get your brain going? We’ve got you covered with some great upcoming events including a tribute to the late Kevin Killian; two chances to catch the "Prince of Preschool Books” Hervé Tullet; a Gen X-themed reading; a book signing with Bobby Hundreds; and, last but... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-21 14:30:00 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

5 books events in L.A. the week of Feb. 8, including Lidia Yuknavitch, Diane Ravitch, and surf photography Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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What to do in L.A.: 5 book events that will transport you

This week's picks for L.A. book lovers, from the Leimert Park Book Fair to a celebration of strip malls Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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5 Los Angeles book events you won't want to miss

Memorial Day weekend is stacked with literary events in and around Los Angeles: a brilliantly named bookstore opens in Long Beach, a new reading series launches in East Hollywood, the annual L.A. Zine Fest brings its DIY circus back to town and a daring variety show gets weird at Stories... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-24 15:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Kindle Unlimited’s 600,000 Books

So, you've signed up for Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service and now you're feeling a little overwhelmed by what's on offer? That's OK; it's not often that you're faced with the sudden availability of over 600,000 digital books to sample at once. Here are a few practical pointers to help you... Continue reading at Wired

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The Best Roald Dahl Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

This prolific children's book writer is beloved by many generations of readers, and we've rounded up some of the best Roald Dahl books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:30:31 UTC ]
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5 Of The Most Empowering Books From Reese’s Book Club

It’s safe to say Reese Witherspoon knows a thing or two about strong female characters. Over the past two decades, the actress Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What Makes Old Books Smell Like Old Books?

Science takes on one of the most important questions of the ages.A Kindle and iPad are great for conveniently porting your entire bookshelf in your purse. But for the majority of Americans who view the independent bookstore as a haven and who get grumpy at the idea of not feeling the physical... Continue reading at Fast Company

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#Merky Books makes Diversity in Advertising Award shortlist

PRH imprint #Merky Books is in the running to win £1m of Channel 4 airtime after making the six-strong shortlist for the broadcaster's Diversity in Advertising Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Oct. 12th to 18th

Books Beneath the Bridge: Greenlight Poetry Salon Monday, October 12, 7pm EDT For the eighth season of Books Beneath the Bridge, a literature series hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Greenlight Bookstore will be hosting a virtual edition of their quarterly Poetry Salon, hosted and curated by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2020

Nicole Lapin lands a seven-book, seven-figure deal with HarperCollins Leadership; Berkley prevails at auction to take three from Lana Popovic´; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 5, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Anneliese Mackintosh, Deborah Baker., and Ruby Hamad. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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When book storage is limited, people get desperate. Don’t make the mistakes I did.

I suppose I knew a greenhouse wasn’t the ideal place for some of my most treasured possessions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Are the illustrations in children’s books making kids… dumber?                            

I always loved giving my son a picture book rich in detail and watching him get lost in it, thereby gaining a few moments of peace and grown-up solitude—but now science is telling me I may have made him dumber.* According to a very cruel study at Carnegie Mellon University, in which researchers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair

The International Publishers Association and Frankfurter Buchmesse are planning a series of events for the fair's professional program to address global challenges and opportunities. The post IPA and Frankfurt Partner on Trend-Driven Events at Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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