Everyman's Library celebrates a quarter century

Publisher David Campbell celebrated the 25th anniversary of the revival of hardback imprint Everyman's Library at Spencer House in St James Place, in the presence of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been hit by the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Summer Scares Is Back to Celebrate Horror In Libraries (And Beyond!)

The Horror Writers Association, in collaboration with United for Libraries, Book Riot, and Booklist are excited to announce Summer Scares 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-05 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Everyman's Library launches podcast with James Naughtie

Everyman’s Library has launched a podcast hosted by broadcaster James Naughtie which will see him discuss classic works of literature with a guest each episode. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 01:10:45 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight 2019: OverDrive Education Celebrates Sora

Sora, OverDrive Education’s K–12 student reading app, is marking its first birthday with some impressive stats, as well as ed tech honors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrities Reading: Why Book Lists and Private Libraries Fascinate Us

A reader considers public fascination with iconic and celebrity readers, including attention paid to their personal libraries and book lists. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-25 11:40:14 UTC ]
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A Quarter Century of Inclusion at Red Hen Press

The indie publisher, which was designed to reflect the diversity of its Los Angeles hometown, celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 11:44:25 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: In Opening Keynote, Jason Reynolds Celebrates the Libraries Within Us All

Reynolds earned a standing ovation for an intensely personal keynote that touched on family, religion, his closest friends and relationships, the power of narrative, and the central, “sacred” role libraries play in people’s lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Celebrate as House Passes Key Library Funding Bill

The House of Representatives on December 19 passed the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA), paving the way for the Institute of Museum and Library Services to continue distributing federal library funding to the states. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearse and Moore toast a quarter-century of collaboration

Lesley Pearse and her editor, Michael Joseph m.d. Louise Moore, reflect on 25 years as a partnership, changing reading habits, and how life experience is essential to connect with readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library of Congress Celebrates the Late Denis Johnson

The Library of Congress, which awarded Denis Johnson with the 2017 Prize for American Fiction, invited several prize-winning writers to talk about the issues raised in his fiction—and in modern society—of violence, addiction, marginality, and isolation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

Bookshops, libraries and schools are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with quizzes, events and an attempt to break a world record. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century over the moon for guide celebrating women pioneers in space

Century has acquired Women in Space, a book by spaceflight expert Libby Jackson chronicling the lives of 50 inspirational women, including astronauts, scientists, engineers and other pioneers of human space exploration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin celebrates 20 years at London Library

Pushkin Press celebrated its 20th anniversary at the London Library, a “particularly appropriate” venue, according to managing director Adam Freundenheim. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can libraries survive and thrive in the 21st century?

Rob Wilson on how the government wants local authorities to think differently about public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'If we lose our celebrated bookshops and our libraries we will never improve our nation's literacy'

The full text of a speech given by Baroness Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK, during a debate at the House of Lords on libraries and bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Little Free Library Fest Celebrates Reading, Community

On Saturday, which also happened to be National Readathon Day, the Minneapolis nonprofit Little Free Library hosted its first-ever Little Free Library Festival, featuring book swaps and the building of 100 little free libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century celebrates life of Deirdre Barlow

Century is to publish a book celebrating the life of Deirdre Barlow, a character on ITV’s “Coronation Street”. Deirdre: A Life on Coronation Street is described as a “tribute to one of Corrie fans' all-time favourite characters”. Anne Kirkbride, who died in January this year, played the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day

Around 700 events took place to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday (7th February), 100 more than the previous year, according to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which now organises the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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