Anne Lamott reflects on the popularity of her spiritual books and how she became ‘a pretty decent writer’

Lamott’s 12th faith-based essay collection, “Dusk Night Dawn,” spins self-deprecating ruminations into manna for the majority. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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How do you choose a book? Book lists by other writers are a great place to start

Critic Michael Dirda explores book compilations and how they can steer readers to great books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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World Book Night: the most popular books and which Broadway show is getting involved

World Book Night, the celebration of reading which includes the distribution of free books, has arrived. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Most Popular In-Demand Books in US Libraries: January-March 2022

These were the most popular, in-demand books in US libraries from January to March 2022. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: May 2022

The Dalai Lama expounds on emptiness, and environmentalist Bill McKibben reflects on faith, patriotism and social change, are among the upcoming titles from religion and spirituality publishers in May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ann Voskamp to Debut a ‘Song-Like’ Children’s Book

Bestselling author Ann Voskamp is celebrating belonging, love, and the difference one person can make in her first children’s book, 'Your Brave Song,' which will be released by Tyndale Kids next February. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Duvall Hecht, who popularized audiobooks as founder of Books on Tape, dies at 91

An enterprising entrepreneur, he spun the tedium of his daily commute into a cottage industry that gave bibliophiles a novel way of experiencing literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: March 2022

A motivational guide from former quarterback Tim Tebow, bestselling author Ann Voskamp’s new memoir, and ’20 Myths About Religion and Politics in America’ are among the religion and spirituality books publishing in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Most Popular In-Demand Books in U.S. Libraries: October–December 2021

Among the most popular books in US public libraries between October and December 2021 were nonfiction about mental health. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Books Writers Are Reading In 2022

Want to be a fly on our bookshelf? These are the novels, short stories, essays and cookbooks that writers and editors are reading this year. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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8 Books by Queer Writers Who Came of Age in the 90s

The ’90s are back, as if they could ever truly peace out. Between Fear Street and Captain Marvel and the Alanis Morissette musical, the last mostly-offline decade is getting a gargantuan nostalgia polish. For my memoir Sticker—an exploration of my childhood in Charlottesville, Virginia via 20... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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The Most Popular Books in U.S. Libraries in 2021

Here are the titles most frequently checked out from U.S. libraries in 2021, including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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How to watch Ann Patchett discuss 'These Precious Days' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Novelist Ann Patchett will be in conversation with columnist Steve Lopez tonight at the L.A. Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Festival for Working Class Writers calls for book club titles

The Festival for Working-Class Writers' team are on the lookout for books to promote as part of their new book club, which launches in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: January 2022

Religion publishers are starting off the New Year with new releases from bestselling authors Lysa TerKeurst and Joyce Meyer, a guided journal from singer Michelle Williams, the life story of ice hockey player and Olympic gold medalist Kendall Coyne, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ann Patchett on why she isn't doing a conventional book tour — possibly ever again

Bestselling author Ann Patchett talks about book tours, Tom Hanks and 'These Precious Days,' her new book of essays. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Religion and Spirituality Books Preview: December 2021

Ian Morgan Cron follows up his bestselling ‘The Road Back to You’ with another book on the Enneagram—an ancient personality typing system; the first book by home organization expert Jen Robin, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Review: ‘These Precious Days,’ by Ann Patchett

In her essay collection “These Precious Days,” the novelist and bookstore owner explores friendship, marriage and mortality. Continue reading at The New York Times

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