Always Running: Luis J. Rodríguez’s memoir of gang days in LA is as relevant today as it was 30 years ago

Many of the book’s themes, including structural racism, inequalities and poverty are as topical now as 30 years ago. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2024-07-08 15:26:53 UTC ]
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Always Running: Luis J. Rodríguez’s memoir of gang days in LA is as relevant today as it was 30 years ago

Many of the book’s themes, including structural racism, inequalities and poverty are as topical now as 30 years ago. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2024-07-08 15:26:53 UTC ]
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Surfing memoir Barbarian Days wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

Surfing memoir Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by New Yorker journalist William Finnegan (Corsair) has scooped the 28th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Convention Center books 30 major gatherings for 2016, a 30% jump from last year

The Los Angeles Convention Center has booked 30 major conventions for 2016, a 30% increase over last year and a new record for big multi-day gatherings at the city facility. The conventions this year include a celebration of comic books and movies, a gathering of experts on allergies and a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A bunch of fake Kathleen Hanna biographies were released on the same day as her new memoir.

Yesterday, the iconic Riot Grrrl Kathleen Hanna published a memoir with Ecco/HarperCollins. And Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk is already being touted as an “electric, searing” history from one of rock’s biggest icons. Unfortunately, the book has some competition. From a nefarious bevy... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-05-15 16:58:59 UTC ]
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Luis Miranda Jr. reflects on giving, the arts and his son Lin-Manuel in the new memoir 'Relentless'

Long before his son Lin-Manuel's Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton” brought his family international recognition and unexpected fortune, Luis A Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2024-05-07 13:34:34 UTC ]
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Why you should read some Samuel Delany today (and every day).

Today Samuel Delany–inventor/expander of several galaxies–turns 82. And I for one would like to throw some birthday love towards this greatest of octogenarians. Known for his high-concept science fiction and his sharp theories on social contact, Delany’s canon spans genres and generations. I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-01 17:53:48 UTC ]
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The 23-Year-Old Publishing Satire That is Still Painfully Relevant

Black publishing industry figures weigh in on ERASURE and AMERICAN FICTION, Becky Chambers gets a Folio edition, and more, today in books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-02-06 15:31:08 UTC ]
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The Book Behind ‘American Fiction’ Came Out 23 Years Ago. It’s Still Current.

The movie, with its handful of Oscar nominations, has refocused attention on “Erasure,” a satire of the literary world and its racial biases. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-03 10:02:42 UTC ]
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Morgan Entrekin on ‘That 30-Year-Old Hanging Out’ at Frankfurt

Grove Atlantic CEO and publisher Morgan Entrekin talks about the value of Frankfurter Buchmesse for young professionals. The post Morgan Entrekin on ‘That 30-Year-Old Hanging Out’ at Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-18 16:07:13 UTC ]
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B&T’s Aman Kochar Reflects on the Changes He Has Made Since Buying the Company Two Years Ago

Baker & Taylor’s Aman Kochar has embraced the wholesaler’s role as a conduit between libraries and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For the cold and short days ahead, check out these 24 hot new books published today.

It’s the middle of November, which means that, for many of us, the days are a not-quite-enviable blend of colder and shorter (why we still use Daylight Savings Time is a mystery I’ll save for elsewhere). But never fear, there’s a bit of brightness ahead: a whole slew of exciting new books to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-14 10:00:13 UTC ]
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RELX Group Is the World's Largest Publisher for the Fifth Year Running

Our annual ranking of the world’s biggest book publishers was once again topped by the STM and legal giant, which toppled Pearson from its perch in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie’s memoir of the attempt on his life will be published next year.

As reported by Publishers Weekly earlier this morning, Random House will publish Salman Rushdie’s new memoir, Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder, on April 16, 2024. The book will mark Rushdie’s first time speaking at length about the brutal attack he suffered while onstage at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-11 15:03:03 UTC ]
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Spirited New Titles for a Year of Holy Days

Religion presses offer children and their families meaningful—and playful—stories for Christmas, Hanukkah, Easter, and Passover. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Longest-running southern California newspaper closes after 168 years

Controversial owner Wendy McCaw has shut down Santa Barbara News-Press, which won Pulitzer prize in 1962The longest-running newspaper in southern California has ceased publication after filing for bankruptcy.The Santa Barbara News-Press has posted its last online edition after ceasing print... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-24 12:36:36 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair: A Four-Day Run This Week

Running four days starting June 15, the 29th Beijing International Book Fair is to be staged at the National Convention Center. The post Beijing International Book Fair: A Four-Day Run This Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-12 18:51:02 UTC ]
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Barbra Streisand Announces Memoir Out This Year

Barbra Streisand announced that her long-awaited memoir My Name Is Barbra will be coming out November 7, 2023 with Viking Books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-07 16:37:49 UTC ]
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Prince Harry’s memoir Spare shifts more than 1.4m copies in a day

The much-anticipated account of the troubled prince’s life has broken publisher’s previous record for first-day sales in the UK, US and CanadaPrince Harry’s memoir sold 1,430,000 copies on its first day on sale in the US, Canada and the UK combined, according to the book’s publisher Penguin... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-12 13:44:46 UTC ]
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Prince Harry’s memoir hits No 1 on Amazon, predicted to be one of year’s bestsellers

Spare is already the UK’s top-selling title a day ahead of publication, with high-street retailers expecting sustained interest in the royal psychodramaPrince Harry’s Spare is currently the No 1 in the UK Amazon bestseller charts and among the biggest pre-order titles for high-street retailers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-09 17:46:20 UTC ]
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