Elton John blasts 'boorishly bigoted' Italian mayor for LGBT book ban

Elton John, the singer-songwriter known for his advocacy for gay rights, has strongly criticized Mayor Luigi Brugnaro of Venice, Italy, for banning 49 LGBT-themed children's books from the city's schools. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tickets for Elton John Waterstones book signing sell out in 10 seconds

Tickets for Elton John's book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly sold out in less than 10 seconds when they went on sale yesterday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:30:23 UTC ]
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Marlon Bundo: John Oliver lampoons Mike Pence with LGBT book

Television satirist John Oliver spoofs Vice-President Mike Pence's children's book - by turning the main character gay. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Please ban our books too, Mr Mayor: it’s all or none of us | Andrea Valente

The mayor of Venice has banned books about same-sex families but I and my fellow authors don’t want our work in schools where censorship rulesThe community of children’s and young persons’ authors is a varied and nurturing collection of people, each distinguished by a unique identity. It would... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elton John's first book to Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired music star Sir Elton John's first book, Love is The Cure... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-12 13:15:15 UTC ]
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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. judge rules John Bolton can publish book despite efforts by Trump administration to block it

A federal judge ruled Saturday that former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-06-20 14:56:06 UTC ]
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John Bolton's bad reviews don't stop him topping US book charts

The Room Where It Happened, due out later this month if attempts to block publication fail, has received stinging early notices but is already Amazon’s No 1John Bolton’s damning indictment of the Trump presidency is topping bestseller charts in the US a week before its release, despite withering... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-18 11:54:13 UTC ]
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John Bolton’s book is full of startling revelations he should have told us sooner

The former national security adviser indicts Trump’s foreign policy, while painting himself as a hero. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-17 14:07:00 UTC ]
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Trump is trying to block publication of John Bolton's book. What's he scared of? | Lloyd Green

The memoir reportedly depicts Trump as caring more about re-election than US national security. No wonder he wants to quash itOn Tuesday, the Trump administration asked a federal judge to block publication of John Bolton’s The Room Where It Happened, the former national security adviser’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 06:30:46 UTC ]
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Watch 'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel at the L.A. Times Book Club

Emily St. John Mandel, author of the pandemic bestseller "Station Eleven," discusses her novels with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-19 23:03:32 UTC ]
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John Cleese's 'practical and amusing' book on creativity to Hutchinson

Hutchinson has acquired a book by John Cleese offering advice on the nature of the creative process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 16:21:38 UTC ]
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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

Emily St. John Mandel chronicles a global pandemic and financial crisis in her novels, 'Station Eleven' and 'The Glass Hotel.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-23 22:16:10 UTC ]
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Report: Simon & Schuster’s Date for John Bolton’s Book Is Now in May

The publication date moves to May for the controversial White House memoir of Donald Trump's former national security advisor John Bolton. The post Report: Simon & Schuster’s Date for John Bolton’s Book Is Now in May appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-04 15:00:09 UTC ]
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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is going to prison for a children’s book scandal.

Early last year, the city of Baltimore faced an odd political scandal involving then-Mayor Catherine Pugh and her self-published children’s book series about a health-conscious young girl named Healthy Holly. The Baltimore Sun broke the news that while Pugh was a board member of the University... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-27 20:09:58 UTC ]
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-02-27 19:47:47 UTC ]
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Trump Is Directly Trying to Block Publication of John Bolton’s Book

The president has called his former national security adviser a traitor and says the highly anticipated memoir shouldn't be published before November. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-02-22 15:12:08 UTC ]
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