‘Americanah’ Wins Inaugural One Book, One New York Reading Program

After a month of voting, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s acclaimed novel was picked as the winner in the One Book, One New York program. The program promotes the reading of a single work by residents in all five boroughs of the city. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Patti Smith Wins 2019 'One Book, One New York' Vote

Rock star and author Smith's 'Just Kids' is the winner of the 2019 'One Book, One New York' contest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wild Things wins inaugural British Book Awards Small Press accolade

Bath-based travel publisher Wild Things Publishing has won the inaugural British Book Awards Small Press of the Year, announced at the London Book Fair, and sponsored by the CPI Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egan's 'Manhattan Beach' Wins 'One Book, One New York' Vote

Jennifer Egan's novel 'Manhattan Beach,' the story of a female diver at Brooklyn’s Navy Yard during WWII, has been chosen as the book for "One Book, One New York," an annual contest to decide on a book that will be read by the entire city. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse New York’s Inaugural Children’s Books Salon to Take Place January 23-24

The New York office of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, together with Publishing Perspectives, will host the first two-day Children’s Books Salon in New York City on January 23–24, 2018. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse New York’s Inaugural Children’s Books Salon to Take Place January 23-24 appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The ‘New York Times’ Books Desk Will Make You Read Again

Its chief critic took a buy-out. It's consolidating like crazy. But the Gray Lady's books team is neither flailing nor failing. Here's what it is doing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hedderwick wins inaugural Scottish Book Trust Award

Katie Morag series author Mairi Hedderwick and school librarian Susan Morton been honoured at the inaugural Scottish Book Trust Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Last Day to Vote In One Book, One New York Program

New York City's new reading initiative, which will encourage residents of each of the five boroughs to read the same book, will close its online polls on March 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NYC Announces One Book, One New York Program

New York City has announced its One Book, One New York program, which will encourage residents of each of the five boroughs to read the same book once the title is announced in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Johnson, Bragg and Hodge win inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards

Politicians Alan Johnson, Margaret Hodge, Melvyn Bragg and John Bew have been announced as the winners of the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, as voted for by MPs and members of the House of Lords. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louise O'Neill wins inaugural YA Book Prize

Louise O’Neill was yesterday (19th March) announced as the winner of the inaugural YA Book Prize. The Irish author was given the £2,000 award at a ceremony at Foyles’ flagship bookshop in Charing Cross, London, for her debut novel Only Ever Yours (Quercus), a dystopian, feminist satire on how... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New York Public Library has book lovers share unusual reading spots

Celebrities like Hillary Clinton have been sharing some of their favorite reading locations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Audio Book Club Reads Americanah

This month, Dan Kois, Jamelle Bouie, and Emily Bazelon discuss Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about two Nigerians who migrate west: Ifemelu to America, and Obinze to London. Is the romance between these two star-crossed lovers convincing? Do the novel’s sharp-edged takes on race in... Continue reading at Slate

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Penguin Books' First to Read program will give readers sneak peeks

Through First to Read, members will have the chance to get advance reading copies of Penguin Books before they are published. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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25 Best Book Club Books for 2022 Reading

If you’re looking for the best book club books, 2022 releases have a ton to offer! Check out our picks for fiction and nonfiction, like How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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