Dark Horse to Release Eric Powell’s ‘The Goon’ in Library Editions

Dark Horse Comics plans to release The Goon, Eric Powell's Eisner award-winning dark comedy, in a deluxe hardcover Library Edition format in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE gives libraries £151k for e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £151,000 investment into library services to buy e-books and digital audio products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 23:20:53 UTC ]
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Lenarduzzi wins 2020 Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

Thea Lenarduzzi has won this year's Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler and LeWitt Studios Essay Prize, for her "family memoir and social history" proposal Dandelions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 06:21:34 UTC ]
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Lowering into a Dark Pool: On An Yu’s “Braised Pork”

BRAISED PORK, the debut novel by An Yu, opens with an ending. A young wife walks into the bathroom to ask which accessory her husband prefers and finds him sprawled ungracefully in the tub, drowned. Next to his body is a strange drawing: a fish with the head of a man, or a man with […] The post... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-04-21 17:00:17 UTC ]
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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

Book Reviews Indrajit Bose The author at the Zakir Hussain Delhi College during the Bengali Literary Festival 2018 / Photo courtesy of bitanchakraborty.com Simplicity and quiet elegance never fail to impress us. The effect of a good short story often is... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-21 13:18:37 UTC ]
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Robert Loomis, Who Edited Angelou, Styron and Morris, Dies at 93

He wielded his pencil at Random House for more than 50 years, nurturing the writing of Seymour Hersh, Neil Sheehan, Pete Dexter and other authors. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-20 22:42:26 UTC ]
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The Library Bill of Rights: What They Are and What They Mean for You

Learn about the Library Bill of Rights, with explanations and examples of how library users might apply them in their own use of their libraries and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-20 10:32:09 UTC ]
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How to organize your Kindle library

Kindle e-readers make it easy to amass and read books. Unfortunately, they don’t make it particularly easy to organize them. There’s no folder structure or tagging system to impose order on large libraries. Instead, Kindle offers Collections, a way of sorting books into logical groupings on... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2020-04-20 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: IPA Again Calls on Egypt to Release Publisher Khaled Lotfy

As the COVID-19 impact intensifies in prisons, the International Publishers Association again appeals to Egypt for Khaled Lotfy's release. The post Coronavirus: IPA Again Calls on Egypt to Release Publisher Khaled Lotfy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 15:59:41 UTC ]
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The right-wing media’s rallying cry: anti-lockdown edition

On Monday, Joshua A. Bickel, on assignment for the Columbus Dispatch, took a photo that went viral. Bickel was in the Ohio statehouse, where he’d been sent, in the absence of a furloughed colleague, to film a briefing by Mike DeWine, the governor. His photo captured a group of protesters,... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-17 12:00:34 UTC ]
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Public Libraries After the Pandemic

The value of public libraries is rarely questioned in times of crisis—think of the New Orleans Public Library after Hurricane Katrina, or the Ferguson Municipal Public Library during the unrest there. But this crisis is different. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UNC Press, Duke Reach Cooperation Agreement with National Emergency Library

While press officials did not endorse the the "unilateral" action and "blurred legal arguments" behind the initiative, they largely support its goals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Closed libraries are offering parking lot Wi-Fi, e-books, and Zoom story time

Even when shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic, libraries are coming up with creative ways to serve their communities. On March 16, the El Dorado County Library in California closed its doors to patrons after a state-wide stay-at-home order. But that hasn’t stopped the library, which serves... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-15 07:00:32 UTC ]
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For fans of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ a debut novel with a dark setting and an unforgettable heroine

Set in alternate Tudor England, “Sin Eater” by Megan Campisi is a riveting tale of female empowerment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 06:00:00 UTC ]
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Most Libraries Are Closed. Some Librarians Still Have to Go In.

Though many public libraries in the U.S. are completely shut, employees at some are concerned that they have been asked to continue showing up for work. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 23:04:05 UTC ]
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'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Releasing Memoir One Day Before 80th Birthday

The book will reportedly feature what the publisher calls “illuminating personal anecdotes.” Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-14 20:21:27 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Responds to Senator’s Concern Over National Emergency Library

Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle told U.S. Senator Thom Tillis that the National Emergency Library is meant to provide digital access to students and readers who cannot access print collections during the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Magazines Published by Libraries

Many libraries publish art and literary magazines featuring authors and artists from their local community and from all over the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-13 10:31:23 UTC ]
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Q&A: What do people ask a librarian in a pandemic? L.A. Library's InfoNow has the answer

With libraries closed, L.A. librarians now work from home to help people find free ebooks, music and movies during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 19:52:47 UTC ]
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PSA: Enjoy free digital movies, audiobooks, and more through your local library

Your local library might have closed its physical doors, but its digital holdings are still open to the public—and at all hours.Free loans on ebooks, movies, audiobooks, and magazines represent just one aspect of your library’s offerings for enrichment. Your library might also let you read... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2020-04-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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