BookPeople Celebrates National Bookstore Day (Only at BookPeople)

Next month the Austin bookstore is creating its own day to celebrate its independence with free books, activities, and cake. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

Celebrations for National Poetry Day are underway with Prince Charles reciting his favourite poem on Radio 2 and poets across the country revealing new poems inspired by the places we call home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 07:57:04 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Valentine's Day: Bookstores take part in celebrations

One store is having staff act out famous rom-com bookstore scenes, while another is giving a prize to someone with a great love story. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day

Around 700 events took place to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday (7th February), 100 more than the previous year, according to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which now organises the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inspired by John Green, bookstores celebrate Esther Day

Esther Day is celebrated on Aug. 3, the birthday of teenager Esther Earl, with whom 'The Fault in Our Stars' author Green became acquainted before she died in 2010. Earl suggested the holiday center on 'the kinds of love that are too often overlooked in our culture: love among friends and... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Valentine's Day: Bookstores celebrate all over the world

Valentine's Day: Many bookstores have embraced the holiday in manners both touching and funny. Two bookstores celebrated Valentine's Day by offering to set up customers on a 'blind date' with a book. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is celebrated at stores around the world

Founded by a writer and mother, Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is set for Dec. 1 this year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day Has Been Postponed

Independent Bookstore Day, which was scheduled for April 25, has been postponed. The American Booksellers Association, which manages the promotion, said the event would be rescheduled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson joins schoolchildren for Downing Street World Book Day celebration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took time out to celebrate World Book Day at 10 Downing Street with Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and children from Charles Dickens Primary School in Southwark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 18:40:51 UTC ]
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World Book Day 2020: Duchess of Cornwall, Cowell and O'Leary lead celebrations

The Duchess of Cornwall, Dermot O'Leary and Cressida Cowell will lead celebrations for World Book Day 2020 today (Thursday 5th March). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 07:51:05 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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Sharlene Teo to deliver National Creative Writing Industry Day keynote

The National Creative Writing Industry Day returns for the fifth year in November, with author Sharlene Teo as the keynote speaker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 16:03:30 UTC ]
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