Binc Fundraising Efforts Head to Finish Line

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation says that it has reached its $100,000 goal in its matching gift challenge, but is still $200,000 short of its annual fundraising target. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Courtney Milan explains how a group of romance novelists rallied behind one of their own: Stacey Abrams. Continue reading at Slate

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The First Line Of Harry Potter And The Last Line: A Close Reading

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Busby and Paisley go head-to-head on Sport Book of the Year longlist

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