A new book suggests Albert Camus was assassinated, but is speculation a good idea?

For almost a decade now, Italian author and academic Giovanni Catelli has been researching and writing about the untimely death of Albert Camus, the French author who died in 1960, at age 46, when a car driven by his publisher swerved off-road and crashed into a tree. Camus’ death was certainly one of the saddest […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 17:20:17 UTC ]
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The Good Book's Not So Good Numbers

The 'State of the Bible' finds reading frequency is slumping although the use of apps and listening to audio versions of Scripture is on the rise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Word-of-Mouth: Good Books or Just Great Books?

One key to selling more books is to produce great books, and people will recommend and buy them. Don't be satisfied with the merely good. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fabric For Face Masks, Totes, and Other Handmade Goods

Whether you're looking for great book themed fabric for a new mask, for a pillow case, or a tote bag, you'll find the perfect pattern here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-20 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Who's afraid of the big (good) Second Life Book Club?

Hi. I’m Bernhard Drax - award-winning media maker and former radio journalist - and I am a bookseller’s dream. On average I devour 120 books per year, mostly literary and genre novels. I have time to do this because I don’t watch TV and my Facebook account has been deactivated years ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 19:32:32 UTC ]
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`The books that see her through': Winfrey suggests seven

With Election Day approaching and the pandemic ongoing, Oprah Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-10-26 15:30:18 UTC ]
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Zoom Into A Good Read: 4 Ways Libraries Hype Books Virtually

This librarian has seen some truly creative ideas for how libraries hype books virtually, and she's here to share the wealth. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-05 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Talk Lost Books, Sex, and Good Business at NAIBA/SIBA Conference

In packed workshop sessions and thematic buzz panels, booksellers and editors were able to rekindle much of the educational reason for attending—and some of the interpersonal reasons as well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazing DIY Comic Book Craft Ideas For Old Comics

Here are some great comic book craft ideas for things to DIY with the comics you don’t want any more but just can’t bear to let go. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-17 10:39:00 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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Good Vibrations: New Books Look at Sound and Silence

Five new and upcoming titles address how sound resonates in the spiritual life, in mindfulness, or in turning in to God. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking at Albert Camus’s “The Plague”

In 1948, Stephen Spender wrote for the Book Review about Albert Camus’s “The Plague,” a novel about an epidemic spreading across the French Algerian city of Oran. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 18:03:35 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Feel-Good Science Fiction Books

These 20 feel-good science fiction books will suit different tastes and moods, but they’re all comfort food of some variety. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-14 10:34:55 UTC ]
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18 Ways to Keep Track of Your Favorite Book Quotes and Ideas

Wish you were the kind of person who has a quote ready for every occasion? We've got some methods that'll help you track book quotes and ideas. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-13 10:38:08 UTC ]
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Talks the Common Good (and Other People’s Books)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, French author and laureate of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, is commonly known as J.M.G. Le Clézio, an abbreviation he rather fancies. His numerous works complement his life’s many journeys, reflecting the injustice and beauty of near and far-away lands. He has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-13 08:48:38 UTC ]
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City Lights Books could close for good—and it’s asking for your help.

San Francisco’s iconic City Lights bookstore, which has been an anchor of the city’s literary world since Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded it in 1953, is asking for help to stay financially afloat as its doors remain closed. The store launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for staff and to pay... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-10 16:03:18 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-24 22:57:45 UTC ]
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Still a bad person after watching The Good Place? Michael Schur is writing a book for you.

Today, Simon & Schuster announced their acquisition of the first book by Michael Schur, creator of postmodern morality play and philosophical sitcom The Good Place, otherwise known as the best thing on television for a while there. How to Be Good: A Definitive Answer for Exactly What to Do,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:57:41 UTC ]
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Is a New Publisher Called Bad Idea Actually Good For Comics?

Bad Idea is a newly launched comics publisher designed to revive monthly periodical comics and provide economic support to direct market comics shops. Beginning in May the house will publish a limited number of monthly serials by popular artists, sold exclusively via comics shops. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HC announces new 'festive feel-good' picture book from Walliams and Ross

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a new "showstopping" children's picture book from author–illustrator team David Walliams and Tony Ross, called The Creature Choir, in time for Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 16:36:42 UTC ]
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