BookExpo 2017: Books Saved Her Life: Marieke Nijkamp

Marieke Nijkamp credits books with shaping her worldview, how she relates to herself, and even saving her life. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]

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BookExpo 2017: Books Saved Her Life: Marieke Nijkamp

Marieke Nijkamp credits books with shaping her worldview, how she relates to herself, and even saving her life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Chronicle Books Is Golden

Who would think that a publishing company founded during San Francisco’s “Summer of Love” would be thriving 50 years later, and still based on the West Coast, adhering to its motto: “see things differently”? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PubMatch in Deal with Beijing Book Fair

PubMatch has reached an agreement with the Beijing International Book Fair to promote Chinese content worldwide. PubMatch is the global rights trading platform owned by Combined Book Exhibit and PWxyz, the parent company of Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Children's Authors Say That Storytelling Saves Lives

The Children’s Book & Author Breakfast speakers emphasized that books don’t just provide escape: reading can save lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Life and Death, and the 1968 Election: Lawrence O’Donnell

Lawrence O’Donnell, host of "The Last Word" on MSNBC, has some advice for booksellers who have been in stress over the 2016 election results: chill out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: The Big Books of the Show

Debuts and the latest releases from a number of heavy hitters—including John Grisham, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Jennifer Egan—were among the books being touted as the "big ones" of this year's BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: YA Editors Emphasize The Transformative Magic of Books

Five young adult book editors emphasized that the magic of books can change young people’s lives, even save the world, during this year’s YA book buzz panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Seventh Street Books Marks Fifth Anniversary

It’s only been five years since the start of Seventh Street Books—the mystery, thriller, and crime fiction imprint of Prometheus Books—but there’s reason to celebrate, and it’s happening in the Prometheus Books booth (2706). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: TCG Books takes a Bow

Theatre Communications Group, in New York, is dedicated to strengthening and nurturing professional nonprofit theater in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Big New Kids' Books

Children’s book publishers were highlighting titles for all ages and interests as BookExpo got underway on Thursday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2017: Go Behind the Mic with Recorded Books

On Thursday, June 1, from 9–10:30 a.m., stop by the PW BookExpo Librarians’ Lounge (Booth 875) for coffee with some popular audiobook narrators, courtesy of Recorded Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Save a Life—Support a Banned Book

Almost universally, books in America are challenged because they tackle difficult subjects, writes author I.W. Gregorio. "Police brutality. Coming out. Drug use. Issues of gender identity. Disability. Gun violence. Suicide." But books—particularly those that delve into tough topics, save lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What book stores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s best-selling books of 2017 are just so 2017

What do The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, Rupi Kaur’s stories of survival, and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck have in common? They are all some of 2017’s best-selling books, according to Barnes & Noble. The bookseller has just released its top-selling fiction and nonfiction titles, and the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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