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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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reni Eddo-Lodge becomes first black British author to top UK book charts

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race wins landmark ranking in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter protestsReni Eddo-Lodge has become the first black British author to take the overall No 1 spot in the UK’s official book charts.Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-16 14:00:03 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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SPCK to reprint race book with new cover after Eddo-Lodge row

SPCK has announced it is withdrawing the current printing of new release We Need to Talk About Race and will reprint the book with a new cover after an outcry over its similarity to Reni Eddo-Lodge’s hit book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 10:18:56 UTC ]
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SPCK accused of 'cashing in' on Eddo-Lodge success in book cover row

SPCK has been accused of "cashing in" on the success of Reni Eddo-Lodge by launching a book with a similar title and cover to Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 14:41:13 UTC ]
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Bluebird donates books to drug and alcohol charity

Drug and alcohol charity WDP and Pan Macmillan's lifestyle imprint Bluebird are partnering on a reward card scheme to help get "life-changing" books into the hands of those in need of substance misuse services. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reni Eddo-Lodge polemic tops poll of most influential books by women

Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race beat books by Germaine Greer and Simone de BeauvoirReni Eddo-Lodge’s book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named the most influential book written by a woman. The 2017 book bested titles including Mary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles to donate profits from far-right book sales to charity

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade hails Waterstones Childrens Book of the Month impact

Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping the market for Middle Grade titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author donates £1,720 from sales of books to charity

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Amazon offers to donate Hachette book proceeds to charity

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Scholastic Donates 1m Books to Charity Reach Out & Read

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Waterstones chooses Aytmatov as Book of the Month

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Trade donates over one million books via Book Aid International

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Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

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