Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Can A Book Club Fight Racism?

White people are turning to anti-racist reading groups to make sense of this moment — and, they hope, to make change. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-08-19 09:45:31 UTC ]
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Texas Company Launches Five Celebrity Curated Book Clubs

Austin-based Literati is launching five celebrity-branded subscription book clubs, curated by Stephen Curry, Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Susan Orlean, and the Joseph Campbell Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary world overwhelmed by 600 books to be published on one day

Hundreds of titles will flood the market because of Covid. It’s bad news for minority authors, says former Booker prize judgeOver the summer, novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls has been something of a hero. With a humorous nod to the less glamorous aspects of publishing life – hastily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-16 07:29:05 UTC ]
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Kennedy launches crowdfunder for Beirut book industry

The director of an international publishing consultancy company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support those who work in Beirut's book industry, following an explosion that killed over 200 people in the Lebanese capital last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 02:48:14 UTC ]
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We at Literary Hub hereby approve of Oprah’s newest book club pick.

Phew. I know, you were all waiting on us, right? Especially you, Oprah. Oprah definitely cares what we think. Well, good news everybody: the official position of Literary Hub is that Oprah’s latest book club pick, Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste, is a knockout choice. “Of all the books I’ve chosen for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-06 12:49:57 UTC ]
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Create Your Dream Magical World and Find Your Next Great YA Book About Immigrants

Create the magical world of your dreams with this quiz and find a fantastic YA book about immigrants. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-06 10:33:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust hands out 237,000 books during lockdown

Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 10:28:34 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the book club founder

It happened so suddenly. One moment I was at work, bleaching everything in sight, using extra splashes of Dettol - that infamous Caribbean Aunty staple with a distinct smell that will instantly take a first generation immigrant child back to memories of early Saturday morning cleaning sessions -... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 00:39:09 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches Book Club subscription service

Capital Crime is launching a monthly subscription service, providing two curated paperbacks alongside exclusive author content and access to community activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 02:25:45 UTC ]
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How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-27 10:30:43 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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THE IMMORTALISTS Book Club Questions + Your Meeting Guide

Looking for book club questions and a reading guide for THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin?We've got your next meeting covered. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-23 10:34:11 UTC ]
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Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Babysitters Club Character and Get a YA Book Recommendation

Pick your favorite Babysitters Club character for each situation in this quiz and get a YA book recommendation to read after! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-22 10:31:34 UTC ]
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10 ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE Book Club Questions + Guide

We've got plot summary, themes, and ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE book club questions for this popular book club title. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-20 10:34:18 UTC ]
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10 Great 2020 Adult LGBTQ+ Science Fiction Books

From space operas with sapphic women to nonbinary artists and mechanical dragons! Check out this this list of 2020 adult LGBTQ+ science fiction books, including The Seep by Chana Porter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-17 10:36:49 UTC ]
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Great Personalized Book Club Gifts

Missing your book club friends? We've rounded up some great personalized book club gifts to give to your reading pals to show how much you care! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-14 10:39:11 UTC ]
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PRH accelerates inclusion plan with targets on leadership, hires and books

Penguin Random House has published an “accelerated inclusion plan”, including a commitment on "radical and urgent action" to make its senior leadership teams representative of UK society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 07:47:24 UTC ]
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O'Porter, Harris and Fallon make Richard and Judy's Summer Book Club list

Novels by Dawn O'Porter, Robert Harris and Jane Fallon are among the six-strong line up for Richard and Judy's Book Club this summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 22:08:41 UTC ]
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'Know your audience and be direct,' Black Girls Book Club founders urge M&P delegates

Marketers and publicists have been encouraged to know their audience and be "direct" and "transparent" in their approach, in a keynote at The Bookseller's marketing and publicity virtual conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 06:40:23 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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