7 buzzworthy June books to look out for

In the words of rockers the Breeders, "Summer is ready when you are." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-10 17:45:44 UTC ]

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Book Deals: Week of June 7, 2019

Viking buys a memoir from a sexual assault victim, Putnam wins the follow-up from 'Adulting' author Kelly Williams Brown, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent

The Italian Publishers Association joins us today at Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition talking about its 'New Books From Italy' program. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-15 15:25:47 UTC ]
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7 Translated Books About Queer Life in Taiwan and China

Before writing my debut novel Bestiary, I began a year-long process of translating letters written by my grandmother, many of which were addressed to people I didn’t know. While attempting these translations, I realized the impossibilities and possibilities of the task—the losses and gaps and... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Books About Being Young and Messy in New York

My memoir is not unique. But only in the sense that my story unfolds with New York City as the backdrop, where so many other stories have unfolded and will continue to unfold long after I’m gone. That’s the beauty of this multilayered city: it unravels you, and no one’s unraveling is alike. Yes,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-25 11:00:12 UTC ]
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June Book Sales Show Improvement

Following steep declines in April and May, sales fell a relatively modest 4.1% in June compared to a year ago at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program. June sales were up in the trade categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Still stuck at home? Read these 7 books in which . . . very little happens.

I started writing this post as a counterpoint to the “describe your favorite book in the most boring way possible” trend. It was meant to be something along the lines of “describe a plotless book in the most exciting way possible.” But more I thought about the books below, initially attempting... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-16 20:13:40 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 29, 2020

A “marginalized people’s history of labor in the U.S.” goes to One Signal for six figures, HarperCollins takes on a book about Prince Harry and Prince William, Willie Nelson and his sister sell a memoir to Random House, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 29, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Riley Sager, Christina Britton, and Paul Doiron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Book Deals: June 24

Zen Mama bloggers to birth a book for Harper Horizon; Zondervan adds a voice for workplace diversity, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of June 22, 2020

Princeton University Press wins a book on forgiveness in a 10-house auction, Dolly Parton’s “life in lyrics” goes to Chronicle, and S&S editor Denene Millner sells a multigenerational epic to St. Martin’s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

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

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Book Deals: Week of June 15, 2020

Among the notable books that sold this week are a history of how black labor built America and a nonfiction work on black radical poetics by a National Book Award nominee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 15, 2020

This week, we highlight new books from Walter Scott, Paul Preston, and Sarah Stewart Johnson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

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

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Religion Book Deals: June 10, 2020

Zondervan takes a gift book on ‘How Far You Have Come,’ literary agent Blythe Daniel gets her own book deal, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

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Book Deals: Week of June 8, 2020

Among the notable deals last week were the sale of a memoir from a PBS NewsHour correspondent, a novel about a woman who gives birth to an owl, and international bestseller Michel Faber’s latest novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 important books for building an anti-racist workplace

Add these to your reading list if you want to create a truly inclusive work environment. As massive crowds fill the streets to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd, many people are also taking another important action: reading.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-04 07:00:55 UTC ]
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