Area man named Bob Jablonski returns library book called Hitler 77 years overdue.

A New Jersey man named Bob Jablonski has finally returned Hitler to the local library. No, this is not The Onion. Bob Jablonski checked out the 1936 biography of Adolph Hitler in 1947, for a school book report, and presumably kept it all these years just to make sure the Allies had truly won WWII. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-02 14:55:57 UTC ]
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Book Returned To Idaho Library 110 Years Past Due Date

If the Boise Public Library were still enforcing the late fee printed in the book, it would have racked up more than $800 in fines. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-11-27 19:13:28 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s official: Book-banning attempts aimed at libraries are way up this year.

The American Library Association has released its preliminary data on attempts to censor books or limit library resources, and the numbers are bad. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, there were 681 “attempts to ban or restrict library resources,” targeting 1,651 titles in total. This number already exceeds... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-16 16:06:45 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley, the man who fled from danger of his own making, wrote a book called Manhood.

It was announced yesterday that Josh Hawley, the senator from Missouri who will always be remembered for fleeing the very crowd he’d recently egged on with a fist, has written a book called Manhood.* The book, to be published by Regnery, purports to call on “American men to stand up and embrace... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-09 14:22:03 UTC ]
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Michael Jackson and Bob Fosse owe their moves to a man named Bubbles

John W. Bubbles was the father of rhythm tap, but the dancer is little known. A new biography explores his life and contribution to the arts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Names Their 2021 Book of the Year

Barnes & Noble names their Book of the Year and a Speculative Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-18 14:57:13 UTC ]
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Amazon Names 'The Lincoln Highway' Best Book of Year

'The Lincoln Highway' by Amor Towles (Viking) was named the Best Book of the Year by Amazon Books editors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Name Third-Annual “Book Of The Year” Finalists

8 books, ranging from memoir to pizza czar, history for young readers and lyrics by legends, are the finalists for B&N's Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-02 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Area man hangs on to dream, reopens bookstore after 25 years.

Well, this is kind of heartwarming. A full quarter-century after shuttering his old store in Bloomington, Indiana, Rick Morgenstern has opened what suddenly becomes the state’s largest independent bookstore. The reboot of the eponymous store has been in the works for years and is reopening in a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-28 18:29:10 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year

The winners of this year's publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand. The post Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-15 03:51:41 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Darling Reads and Maldon Books named newcomers of the year

Indie bookshops Darling Reads in West Yorkshire and Maldon Books in Essex have jointly won the National Book Tokens Newcomer of the Year award for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 15:41:28 UTC ]
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Leonard and Hungry Paul named Dublin Book of the Year

Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession as been chosen as Dublin's Book of the Year for 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 11:23:53 UTC ]
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2020 was a great year for at least one thing: digital book loans from public libraries.

If you, like me, could really use some nice library-oriented news right about now, you’re in luck. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the impossibility of going to physical libraries for much of the year, readers borrowed record numbers of ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines from public... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-07 15:34:02 UTC ]
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Majority of borrowed books across Ontario libraries in 2020 weren't published this year

In a year dominated by a global pandemic and American politics, some might find it fitting that the library book most likely to be checked out across Ontario was a hopeful memoir written by the former first lady of the United States. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-12-31 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Books podcast to return in new year after publisher support

Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 12:48:47 UTC ]
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Shuggie Bain named Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year

Douglas Stuart's Booker-shortlisted novel Shuggie Bain (Picador) has been named Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 08:27:33 UTC ]
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