Anna James to edit British Library Christmas collection

Children's author Anna James will edit the British Library's Christmas collection.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 16:13:19 UTC ]
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British Library to investigate 'single digital presence’ for public libraries

The British Library is leading an 18-month project to determine the possibility of a single digital presence for UK public libraries, backed by more than £260,000 worth of funding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shakespeare 'digital library wallpaper' from British Library and Vodafone

Vodafone and the British Library have partnered to make some of the earliest and rarest editions of Shakespeare’s plays available to download from specially-designed wallpaper featuring virtual library bookshelves. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Everyman's Library launches podcast with James Naughtie

Everyman’s Library has launched a podcast hosted by broadcaster James Naughtie which will see him discuss classic works of literature with a guest each episode. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 01:10:45 UTC ]
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7 Weirdly Specific Libraries and Collections From Around the World

From hip hop to Yiddish works to sourdough starter, explore some of the most niche libraries and collections found on the globe and online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:32:24 UTC ]
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Author Anna James launches virtual bookclub

Pages & Co author Anna James has created an online and interactive middle-grade book club called The Bookwanderers Club, supported by her publisher HarperCollins Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 10:05:59 UTC ]
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L.A. libraries will stop collecting late fees for overdue books and other materials

L.A. city officials cancel library fines, which some believe discourage working families from taking advantage of books and other library offerings. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-13 18:32:41 UTC ]
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Alice Slater to edit short story collection for Three of Cups

Indie micropublisher Three of Cups Press will publish a short story anthology, Outsiders, edited by podcast host Alice Slater. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 14:08:38 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 11:44:25 UTC ]
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British Library acquires Granta magazine archive

The British Library has acquired the 40-year archive of Granta magazine featuring letters and papers from authors including Margaret Atwood, JG Ballard, Angela Carter and Kazuo Ishiguro. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 06:16:31 UTC ]
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British Library considers new Leeds outpost

The British Library is considering opening a new facility in Leeds, alongside plans to expand its existing reading rooms in the area. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dame Carol Black appointed British Library chair

Culture secretary Matt Hancock has appointed Dame Carol Black as chair of the British Library for a four year term. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library reveals 6.2% gender pay gap

Women earn 6.2% less than men per hour at the British Library, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Music fans mourn end of 66-year-old British magazine NME's print edition

British music magazine NME, which helped mold musical tastes for several generations, will stop publishing its weekly print edition. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Eccles British Library Writer's Award: investing in authors

Catherine Eccles reflects on the history of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award and how it supports authors' careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library's 'truly exceptional' chief librarian to retire after 15 years

The British Library’s 'truly exceptional' chief librarian, Caroline Brazier, will be stepping down from her role next year after deciding to take early retirement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Evers and McWatt land £20k British Library residences

Stuart Evers and Tessa McWatt have been announced as the joint winners of the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The magic that inspired Harry Potter on display at the British Library

Magic is in the air at the British Library here — specifically the magical world of one of the most famous characters in modern literature, Harry Potter. “Harry Potter: A History of Magic,” a recently opened exhibition spotlighting rare books and artifacts that detail traditions of folklore and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A sneak peek at the British Library's Harry Potter exhibition

Unseen material from J K Rowling and Bloomsbury’s personal collections sit alongside artefacts from the British Library's archives in the new Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition, which opens today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two new Harry Potter books for British Library exhibition

Bloomsbury and Pottermore will publish two new books this autumn for the British Library exhibition “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”, opening on 20th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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