Donate or Destroy and Despair (shelftalker)

The problem of books damaged in the shipping process is both escalating and alarming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 12:00:41 UTC ]
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Melinda Gates has donated $250,000 to the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.

Earlier this year, we learned of the founding of the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, which is the first English-language literary award to celebrate excellence in fiction by women writers in the United States and Canada. And today, the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction announced that it has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 17:54:45 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Donates $200K in Justice Ginsburg's Memory

Sourcebooks has donated $200,000 to organizations championed by the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The one-time donations came from profits on sales of the 2021 'The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wall Calendar.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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An Interview With The Year 2021 (shelftalker)

Tweet Kenny: Greetings Year 2021. You are indeed a sight many of us have longed to behold. The Year 2021: Greetings to you. Kenny: As I stand here once again in the Glade of Years, I cannot help but reflect that your predecessor was not entirely forthcoming in her interview with me. The Year... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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DK donates 1,000 books to Manchester United Foundation

DK has donated 1,000 copies of Life Cycles to youth education charity the Manchester United Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 17:25:24 UTC ]
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6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed

Six libraries through history which have been destroyed and the history behind them. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-21 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Jeremy O. Harris is donating a collection of plays by Black writers to libraries across the country.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers this week, Slave Play and Daddy playwright Jeremy O. Harris announced he is donating a collection of 15 plays by Black playwrights to 53 libraries and community centers across the United States—and is donating one such collection to Northwestern University in Seth... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-09 17:29:54 UTC ]
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Amazon donates $100,000 for diversity and robotics programming at UMd.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is again putting more money toward computer science education in the region, this time with a $100,000 donation to the University of Maryland's engineering school for diversity initiatives and robotics programming. Specifically, Amazon Lab126, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-14 11:53:45 UTC ]
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Amazon donates $100,000 for diversity and robotics programming at UMd.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is again putting more money toward computer science education in Greater Washington, this time with a $100,000 donation to the University of Maryland's engineering school for diversity initiatives and robotics programming. Specifically, Amazon Lab126, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-13 15:47:55 UTC ]
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Namwali Serpell will donate Clarke Prize money to those protesting Breonna Taylor’s murder.

Within an hour of hearing that she had won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, a top honor given to science fiction published in the UK, Namwali Serpell also heard the news that the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor would not be charged for her murder. “I received these two pieces of news about... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-25 18:21:12 UTC ]
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Nine and News Corp donate advertising space to back Qantas push for open borders

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald get behind corporate campaign to ease Covid-related travel lockdowns Follow our Australian coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-17 02:14:42 UTC ]
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US govt plans mega $250m ‘defeat despair’ Covid-19 campaign

Campaign will have a "large paid traditional and digital media component" including TV, radio and out of home ads, document states. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-09-02 14:20:09 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations

The UK's authors' union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic. The post UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-10 14:09:22 UTC ]
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This may not destroy you

In Michaela Coel’s excellent BBC TV series “I May Destroy You”, her character Arabella’s journey concludes in a bookshop with the launch of her self-published book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 06:11:20 UTC ]
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Indies rally to collect and donate used children's books

Fourteen bookshops across London, Bucks and Oxfordshire have joined forces to collect donations of used children's books to be gifted to those in need.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 14:23:44 UTC ]
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Unnamed to Donate Half of 'The Happy Broadcast' Preorder Proceeds

Unnamed Press will donate 50% of the preorder proceeds from 'The Happy Broadcast' to help fund legal and healthcare services for LGBTQ refugees at the border. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month, with charity donation

Reni Eddo-Lodge's chart-topping Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named as Waterstones Book of the Month for July, with 20% of sales set to be donated to charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 20:19:30 UTC ]
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Bandcamp will make annual Juneteenth donations to the NAACP

Bandcamp has announced that this Friday, June 19, it will donate 100 percent of its share of sales to the NAACP legal defense fund -- and that it will do so annually. In its announcement, the music publishing platform cited the killings of George Flo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-19 08:30:48 UTC ]
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To Ope, Or Not to Ope, That Is the Question (shelftalker)

When so many businesses are reopening to the public, why are we still curbside-only? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 12:06:35 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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