A Year in Reading: Shea Serrano

Bestselling author Shea Serrano shares his favorite 2019 reads, including an out-of-print travelogue about a pool hustler and Chuck Klosterman stories. The post A Year in Reading: Shea Serrano appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-02 20:00:28 UTC ]
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6 of the Cutest and Newest Romance Manga You Can Read This Year

Are you into shoujo manga? Romance, sparkles, first loves and kisses? These 2020 romance manga will enchant you this year! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-08 10:35:35 UTC ]
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Key Tips for How to Read More This Year

By Oliver Tearle Finding the time to relax with a good book can be difficult, but there are a few practical steps you can take which might help to increase your book-reading productivity in 2020.  We’re sceptical of lists which promise ‘sure-fire ways to guarantee you’ll read more this year’,... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-01-11 15:00:55 UTC ]
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A Year in Reading: Zoë Ruiz

I spent most of the year living in a small town in Oregon where I read a lot of student work and finished my MFA thesis. There I read my first but not last book by Octavia E. Butler, Kindred. I borrowed Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, from a graduate... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-12-14 16:00:42 UTC ]
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A Year in Reading: Nayomi Munaweera

Good Talk by Mira Jacob This is simply the best literary (in gorgeous graphic novel form) exploration of what it means to be an immigrant in the U.S. I’ve seen in years. Jacob talks about what being a parent in our current trash-fire of an age is like, what it means to have to explain … The post... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-12-05 16:00:41 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions

Salman Rushdie’s take on Don Quixote, Elton John’s memoirs and a study of criminals in Broadmoor – a selection of the biggest and most interesting books announced at the fairQuichotte by Salman Rushdie (August 2019)Inspired by Don Quixote, this novel following the adventures of an ageing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Favorite reads of the year from our Critics at Large and more book news

Greetings and salutations! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, Books editor of the L.A. Times with this week’s books newsletter. CRITICS PICKS This week the entire Sunday Calendar section is taken up with critics picks for the year in film, television, theater, music, art — and books. Seven of our Critics at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Straight read more than 500 novels this year. But her favorite is a memoir.

You might not believe it. I read or re-read more than 500 novels this year, to make an epic interactive map of our literary nation with regional fiction. There are 737 novels on that map, which I made for Granta. In choosing specific locations for each novel, I often stayed up all night... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Handmaid's Tale' Was the Year's Most Read Novel On Amazon

'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' were the most-read fiction and nonfiction titles, respectively, on Amazon in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ockham NZ Book Awards pick the year's best Kiwi reads for longlist

Kiwis looking for a summer read should take a "risk" on a book from the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist, one of the awards' organisers says. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beano inspires next year's Summer Reading Challenge

More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years

Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops in the teenage years, according to a new report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Read wisely,' Sceptre urges as it marks 30th year

Hodder & Stoughton literary imprint Sceptre will mark its 30th anniversary this year with a series of events and promotions, branded with a motto that says "Read wisely. Read Sceptre." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

#1000BlackGirlBooks is a project headed by an 11-year-old in Philadelphia who wants to promote diversity in children's books. The post ‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mark Zuckerberg announces next 'Year of Reading' Facebook pick

Zuckerberg is asking Facebook users to join him in reading certain titles this year. The next book to be part of the program is Steven Pinker's 'The Better Angels of Our Nature.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Best Books Fast Company Read This Year

Relive the year in reading with the Fast Company staff.As the year wraps up, the Fast Company staff remembers our year in reading with our favorite books of the year. The list above is by no means comprehensive, or even the best new titles, but just some of the works we spent the last 12 months... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The P&L Sheet: My Year of Reading Quickly

This past year I served on the selection committee for the American Library Association’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction—a task I undertook with a good amount of dread. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's reading levels 'flatline from Year 6'

There is something “seriously amiss with the way secondary schools encourage young people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you're looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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