BookCon 2019: (Re)Making History: R.J. Palacio and Nicola Yoon

Revisiting and learning from the past are central themes in the work of these two writers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Keanu Reeves' comic book makes history

BRZRKR becomes the first comic book to feature in Comic-Con's prestigious Hall H. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-07-23 23:09:26 UTC ]
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Agard makes history with BookTrust win

The prolific and esteemed wordsmith John Agard has become the first poet to win BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 23:58:56 UTC ]
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Al Qasimi makes history at International Publishers Association as body hits 125

Bodour al Qasimi, the IPA’s new president, discusses the development of the organisation as it celebrates a century and a quarter Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 22:49:52 UTC ]
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Spotlight on: Dare to Make History: Equity on the Ice

Two athletes tell their inspiring story of standing up for gender equity. (Sponsored.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs Clark on history-making Tudor ladies-in-waiting

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a narrative history of Tudor ladies-in-waiting, the "oft-overlooked yet hugely influential figures of the Tudor court", by Dr Nicola Clark Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 09:15:33 UTC ]
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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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McAnulty makes history with Wainwright Prize win

Teenage author Dara McAnulty has become what is reckoned to be the youngest ever winner of a major literary award after scooping the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing with Diary of a Young Naturalist (Little Toller). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 07:56:58 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge tops the charts to make BookScan history

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has leapt into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, making her the first black British author to hit the weekly overall number one in the Nielsen BookScan era. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 07:29:33 UTC ]
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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

Author Bernardine Evaristo becomes the first black British woman to top the UK paperback fiction chart. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-06-12 11:06:56 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-26 11:30:58 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

The Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist has been revealed, with titles from David Hockney, Martin Gayford and Alastair Humphreys in the running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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History in the Making: Spotlight on Robert Arthur Neff

A pair of historical novels maps a journey of discovery about World War II and its effects on noncombatants’ lives. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, Faber and Granta make Polari 2019 shortlists

Bloomsbury has scooped two nominations on the Polari 2019 shortlists with titles from indies Faber, Granta and Orenda also up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 01:46:32 UTC ]
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Wordwell makes its mark in Ireland’s ever-growing history sector

A new player is stepping into Ireland's burgeoning home-grown history publishing sector, Eastwood Books, a local and general history trade imprint from the Wordwell Group.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 15:24:11 UTC ]
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A Contrarian View: War & Military History 2019–2020

These titles challenge prevailing wisdom and hardened consensus to consider the necessities, mistakes, and tragedies of war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Life During Wartime: War & Military History 2019–2020

New titles reflect on 21st-century warfare and look to the past for lessons in combat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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