'Climate strike' named Word of the Year by Collins Dictionary

Collins Dictionary has revealed its word of the year is "climate strike" after the form of protest took off in 2019 thanks to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 15:45:48 UTC ]
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'Nomophobia' named Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year

'Nomophobia', a word used to describe stress and anxiety caused by being separated from a mobile phone, has been deemed the Cambridge Dictionary’s inaugural People’s Word of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Post-truth' named Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

"Post-truth" has been declared 2016's international word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Single-use' beats 'MeToo' to Collins' Word of the Year

‘Single-use’ has been crowned Collins’ Word of the Year 2018 with ‘MeToo’ and ‘gaslighting' also making the list of new additions to the dictionary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-19 15:30:55 UTC ]
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'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Named B&N Book of the Year

Barnes & Noble booksellers around the country have voted to name Charlie Mackesy’s illustrated fable 'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Barnes & Noble’s 2019 Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist

Unusual for its focus on socially relevant fiction, the Aspen Words Literary Prize has six debuts among its 16 longlisted titles for 2020, is third year. The post Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-18 06:30:13 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 07:31:44 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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The Name “Dewey” Is Synonymous With Libraries. So Why Did Librarians Strike It From an Award?

The American Library Association is distancing itself from Melvil Dewey as the profession reflects upon his past. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-09-27 15:40:06 UTC ]
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Agencies and Brands skip work, donate ad space for Global Climate Strike

Employees at ad agencies, tech companies and brands skipped work today to join the Global Climate Strike, a protest of government and corporate inaction on climate change. Today's strike, scheduled just ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York, is the third event in a series of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 22:10:02 UTC ]
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has two books coming out with Penguin Press next year.

Surprising no one, climate hero Greta Thunberg, whose forthright, outspoken approach to environmental activism, will publish two books in 2020 with Penguin Press, a memoir Our House is on Fire (written with her family), and a collection of her speeches, No One is Too Small to Make a Difference.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 15:00:41 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year

In the annual PW Star Watch program, emerging talents in the North American publishing markets are honored. A 'Superstar' goes to Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-21 04:30:39 UTC ]
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Expanded Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name Second Year of Winners

This year's five honorees, up from three last year, are 'The Common,' 'American Short Fiction,' 'Black Warrior Review,' 'The Margins,' and 'The Offing,' which will receive a combined $144,000 from the Whiting Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literati Named 2019 PW Bookstore of the Year; Heidemann Rep

The six-year-old Ann Arbor bookstore has grown from 2,600 sq. ft. and seven employees when it opened to nearly 4,000 sq. ft. and 27 employees today. Long-time PGW Northwest sales rep Cindy Heidemann is known as "a master at helping buyers focus on what is important for their stores." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Consumer Reports Named Digital Team of the Year at the Folio: Digital Awards

NEW YORK – Digital executives, thought leaders and creators from across the magazine media industry gathered in the Yale Club Ballroom in Midtown on Thursday to celebrate this past year’s greatest achievements in online media at the Folio: Digital Awards. Twenty different prizes, ranging from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Dark named Audible Thriller of the Year

Audible has revealed the audio-exclusive debut Winter Dark by Alex Callister is this year’s Thriller of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year

The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es. The post Bart van Es’ Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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