Critics select 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' for best-of-the-year lists

'Pleasant' is a graphic novel by Roz Chast that explores caring for aging parents. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Critics select 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' for best-of-the-year lists

'Pleasant' is a graphic novel by Roz Chast that explores caring for aging parents. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Union Cries Foul in Contract Talks as Criticism of PEN America Intensifies

A proposal in ongoing contract negotiations between PEN America management and PEN America United, its staff union, has led to charges by the union that the organization’s leadership is trying to stifle union members’ free speech rights—an assertion PEN management firmly disputes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jilly Cooper is made a dame in new year honours list

Bestselling author and journalist is ‘incredibly bowled over’ to receive DBEJilly Cooper has been given a damehood in the new year honours list for her services to literature and charity.The 86-year-old bestselling author and journalist who was awarded a DBE said she was “delighted, bewildered... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-29 22:30:17 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s ‘Best Books of the Year So Far’ List Is Here, and It’s Got Something For Everyone

Barnes & Noble just released their "Best Books of the Year (So Far)", and the list is full of surprises. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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What Do 10 Years of the New York Times Young Adult Bestseller Lists Say About YA?

The New York Times Young Adult Bestseller list celebrated its 10th anniversary in December 2022. Here's a look at what it shows. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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The Critics’ Picks: A Year in Reading

New York Times book critics discuss their favorite books and memorable reading experiences of 2022. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-15 11:00:26 UTC ]
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Eighty-year-old study of British slave trade is back in the bestsellers list

Capitalism and Slavery, by the future first prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago Eric Williams, argues that the abolition of slavery was motivated by economic, not moral, concernsA book of unpalatable truths about Britain’s slave trade has become a UK bestseller, almost 80 years after author... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-02 13:59:03 UTC ]
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12 books I should have reviewed this year: A critic’s lament

There were too many worthy books, but I had too little time — and, alas, too many excuses. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-28 13:00:00 UTC ]
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What to read in April: A critic’s pick of books that aren’t on the bestseller list

From the ‘The Madman’s Library’ and ‘The Best of R.A. Lafferty’ to ‘Dog-Eared’ and ‘The Cookie Chronicles’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-07 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Newton and Browne make New Year's Honours list

Bloomsbury founder and chief executive Nigel Newton and former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne have been awarded CBEs for services to the publishing industry and to literature respectively in the New Year's Honours list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 02:25:11 UTC ]
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Just how odd is this month’s bestseller list? A look at pre-election bestsellers from years past.

We’re a little more than a month out from Election Day and the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is looking predictably odd. In a year when books about anti-racism have reached unprecedented sales, so too has the tide of journalistic blockbusters and books by conservative mainstays been... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-25 13:58:38 UTC ]
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One critic’s summer reading list: From a scandalous memoir to obscure literary journalism

Michael Dirda is taking a vacation next month, and he’s already getting his to-be-read pile in order. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-01 16:17:23 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-14 10:30:00 UTC ]
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A Reading List for Your Quarter-Life Crisis: Critical Linking, March 29, 2020

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

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-29 10:30:48 UTC ]
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Book of Lists: A prevailing wage law will have to wait until next year

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 16:50:13 UTC ]
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We’ll Be Talking ‘Impeachment’ Again in a Year, No Matter What Happens With Trump

No matter how the House of Representatives' inquiry into President Trump plays out, FX hopes that "impeachment" is still a big buzzword exactly one year from today. That's when the third season of American Crime Story--titled, that's right, Impeachment--is set to debut. But Season 3 of Ryan... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-27 10:30:50 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Literati, PW’s Bookstore of the Year

It takes a village to raise a child—and to create a successful bookstore, if the experience of booksellers Hilary and Mike Gustafson is any indication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Cindy Heidemann, PW’s Rep of the Year

For Cindy Heidemann, a field sales representative for Publishers Group West and Two Rivers (part of Ingram Publisher Services), reps are “enablers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme returns for second year

The Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme which mentors new BAME critics is returning for a second round, following success for its inaugural programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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