Benjamin Percy, owner of the most distinct voice in literature, reads Goodnight Moon.

On this All Hallow’s Eve eve, let Benjamin Percy, who has the most notable voice in American letters (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, smash that play button), lull you to sleep with a reading of the surprisingly controversial classic children’s book Goodnight Moon, which he posted on Twitter today. You’re welcome. And […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 15:15:53 UTC ]
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Jack Vance was one of literature's 'most distinctive and undervalued voices'

Vance collected a number of awards over the years, including Hugo Awards for 'The Dragon Masters' in 1963, 'The Last Castle' in 1967, and for his memoir 'This is Me, Jack Vance!' in 2010. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Read one bookstore owner’s impassioned call to help all independent bookstores.

As COVID cases surge to record numbers and Republicans flirt with a paper coup the future of the nation’s bookstores remains perilous. Yes, we all have a lot to worry about—but if you care about that unwieldy, amorphous thing called literary culture, please spare a moment (or a dollar) to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Text of Statement Honoring Moon Palace Owners, MIBA Bookseller of the Year

Kansas bookseller Danny Caine's statement honoring the owners of Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis as the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association's bookseller of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Goodnight Moon redrawn as Good Morning Zoom for Covid-era kids

Investment banker Lindsay Rechler has rewritten classic story to ‘to explain to my children why their world was turned upside down’The classic 1947 children’s picture book Goodnight Moon has been reimagined for the coronavirus era as Good Morning Zoom, replacing Margaret Wise Brown’s lights and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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An Illustrated Reading List of Groundbreaking Mixed-Media Literature

__________________________________ Nathan Holic’s mixed-media novel Bright Lights, Medium-Sized City is out now from Burrow Press. Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The 50 Best One-Star Amazon Reviews of Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown’s classic children’s book Goodnight Moon was published on this day in 1947. It’s widely beloved, well-reviewed, and much parodied, and also hated intensely by a serious few. You know where this is going—I compile at least one of these one-star reviews pieces a month, but I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-03 08:50:11 UTC ]
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Amazon's rumored wearable device reads your emotions by listening to your voice

Amazon already brings joy to the millions of people who receive its packages, but now it wants to know how you’re feeling during the other 1,400 minutes in your day. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is developing a new wearable device “that can discern the wearer’s emotional state from the sound... Continue reading at PC World

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A New Phase of ‘Goodnight Moon’?

“Good Day, Good Night,” a book by Margaret Wise Brown, will be published posthumously in October by HarperCollins. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Berlin’s International Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading

More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries have been engaged for the 2016 edition of Internationales Literaturefestival Berlin, which opens September 7. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson September 7 through 17 ith issues in freedom of expression driving much of its... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In Agra, Literature and Reading is “Dying a Slow Death”

Writing for the Times of India, Ishita Mishra describes the declining literary landscape in Agra as fewer people visit libraries and bookstores in the city. The post In Agra, Literature and Reading is “Dying a Slow Death” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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StorEbook reads children's books, even does the funny voices

We've come a long way since an IBM 704 first croaked its way through Daisy Bell. Now we've got Siri copping an attitude when we ask a stupid question and Google Now feeding information in an incredibly realistic sounding voice. AT&T has its own initiative, dubbed Natural Voices. At this... Continue reading at Engadget

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Tough luck, iPad, Android owners read tablet publications more often

More Americans are discovering what I did, after buying the original iPad more than two years ago: Reading ebooks, magazines and newspapers on a tablet is an immersive experience and often much more satisfying than print. Today, comScore says that in August, two out of every five US tablet... Continue reading at Betanews

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Why read what everyone else is reading? A guide to this season’s hidden gems.

Our critic’s picks include a new edition of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and a biography of Whistler. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Up Your Reading Game With These Book Reading Accessories

You can make your reading experience *even better* with these great book reading accessories. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Where do you read books? I read at the mall.

Books are about people. Reading while you’re around them is a useful reminder of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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