CBBC to celebrate 'Awesome Authors' in live event

CBBC is putting on a two-day event in Birmingham this July to celebrate "awesome" authors in partnership with BBC Learning, Birmingham City Council and the Library of Birmingham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or "Juneteenth," commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We've compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Living live events launch this September

Penguin Random House is soft launching a new consumer and business-to-business lifestyle brand called Penguin Living.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marcus Sedgwick, celebrated children’s author, dies aged 54

Tributes have flooded in for the much-loved writer, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults including the recent Be the Change handbooksAuthor Marcus Sedgwick, who wrote more than 40 books for children and adults, has died aged 54. His literary agency RCW has confirmed his death,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-17 13:02:14 UTC ]
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Sephora, SheaMoisture, Stitch Fix, Ritz-Carlton back Hearst Magazines’ ‘Celebrate Black’ event

The second annual edition of the conference, slated for Oct. 18-20, will add in-person elements to its largely streaming format. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2022-09-27 15:00:48 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday• Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’• ‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own wordsThe Booker... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-23 11:29:23 UTC ]
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Javier Marías, celebrated Spanish author, dies at 70

His books sold nearly 9 million copies around the world with intricate and multilayered plots of crime, espionage and moral quandaries. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-13 23:18:42 UTC ]
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Iraj Pezeshkzad, celebrated Iranian satirist and author of ‘My Uncle Napoleon,’ dies

His 1973 novel "My Uncle Napoleon," affectionately skewering the foibles of his countrymen and women in the decades before the Islamic Revolution, became one of the most phenomenally popular works of modern Persian literature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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New Librarian-Moderated Author Series to Celebrate AAPI Voices

The AAPI Communities in Conversation series launches on January 4 at 1 p.m. ET. The series is a joint effort between the University of South Carolina's Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Penguin Random House Library Marketing, with additional media support from Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg Tate, Celebrated Author, Critic, Musician, Dies at 64

Greg Tate, acclaimed author, journalist, cultural critic, musician, activist, and professor, died on December 7 in New York City. He was 64. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-14 18:47:39 UTC ]
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Paul McCartney's The Lyrics backed by bus adverts, live events and media blitz

The publicity and marketing campaign for Paul McCartney’s The Lyrics (Allen Lane) has featured in a major advertising campaign, including 100 bus adverts running across London, Manchester and Liverpool. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 19:32:40 UTC ]
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Celebrate the Book Review's 125th Anniversary: A Times Event

On Oct. 25, join The New York Times Book Review and special guests for performances of favorite letters and reviews from the archives, trivia and more. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Rock Stars and Author Trading Cards: Tales from a Decade of Bookstore Events

For more than 20 years, I worked at the Booksmith, an independent bookstore located in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. For half that time, I ran the events program. I worked with publishers in selecting authors, creating a monthly schedule, and banging the drum to make sure... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-24 08:50:35 UTC ]
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Children's Bookshow announces series of 15 live events this autumn

The Children's Bookshow charity has announced it will be returning to theatres across the country this autumn with a series of 15 live events featuring authors, poets and illustrators, including Michael Rosen and Val Bloom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Return of bookshops and live events will be industry 'landmark'

The reopening of bookshops and potential return of live events in the summer will be a “huge landmark” for the industry, leading figures say, as they weigh up the implications of the government's roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 16:16:51 UTC ]
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Watch 'Migrations' author Charlotte McConaghy live from Australia

Watch "Migrations" author Charlotte McConaghy live from Australia at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-24 22:47:16 UTC ]
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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Jacaranda and Andersen Press team up for Black History month author event

Jacaranda Books and Andersen Press will join forces to host an author reading event with Kwame Alexander, as part of its Black History Month celebrations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:18:24 UTC ]
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Pascoe, Norton, Osman and Sharma among BBC2's Between the Covers celebrity authors

Sara Pascoe, Graham Norton, Richard Osman and Babita Sharma are among the authors confirmed to be making appearances on BBC2's new book club programme "Between the Covers", hosted by Sara Cox.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 16:56:27 UTC ]
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