Fiercest Book Critic of 2012? Camilla Long Had The Year’s Sharpest Hatchet

The Guardian called it: "Camilla Long’s comprehensive shredding of Rachel Cusk’s memoir of her divorce, Aftermath has won her the Hatchet Job of the Year award.” Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Dawson-edited anthology wins Visionary Honours Book of the Year

Author Juno Dawson has won the Visionary Honours Book of the Year for Proud, published by Little Tiger Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 10:59:40 UTC ]
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These children’s books have engaged my kids after a long day in quarantine (and on screens)

“Big Idea,” “The Magical Yet,” “I Am Leonardo da Vinci” and other new books that delight and teach. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 15:50:46 UTC ]
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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 19:37:34 UTC ]
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Kuala Lumpur Opens its World Book Capital Year

In Malaysia as it launches its World Book Capital year under the restrictions of the pandemic, the city's mayor quotes the Quran and 'Winne the Pooh.' The post Kuala Lumpur Opens its World Book Capital Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-23 16:33:24 UTC ]
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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Sue Monk Kidd’s ‘The Book of Longings,’ Jesus has a wife — and behold, she’s so woke!

Kidd has written a novel about Jesus’s wife that reduces Jesus to a really sweet guy with gorgeous eyes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-21 15:58:55 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 18:00:36 UTC ]
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12 of the Best Books of Literary Criticism Everyone Should Read

Literary criticism (or even ‘literary theory’) goes back as far as ancient Greece, and Aristotle’s Poetics. But the rise of English Literature as a university subject, at the beginning of the twentieth century, led to literary criticism focusing on English literature – everything from... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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The L.A. Times Book Prizes ceremony will be virtual, and free, this year

Winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes will be announced in a special, virtual Twitter ceremony this year because of the global health crisis. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-09 17:53:22 UTC ]
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Alternate Histories and Silenced Women: Sue Monk Kidd on Her New Novel The Book of Longing

In this episode, New York Times bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd discusses her upcoming novel The Book of Longings, which is from the point of view of Ana, the wife of Jesus. Kidd talks to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about how alternate histories... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 17:30:46 UTC ]
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Orme wins Business Book of the Year

Greg Orme's The Human Edge (Pearson Business) has been named book of the year the Business Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 15:18:03 UTC ]
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Keeping Book Club Alive in the Midst of Social Distancing: Critical Linking, March 19, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 10:30:45 UTC ]
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There’s No Getting Over These Differences Between the HARRY POTTER Books and Movies: Critical Linking, March 15, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Best Book Club Questions to Jump Start Conversation: Critical Linking, March 1, 2020

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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

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The British Book Awards 2020: Small Press of the Year

The Small Press of the Year Award returns for a second year: last year the overall award was won by Bath-based publisher Wild Things Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 11:25:57 UTC ]
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Gallery Books Marks 10 Years

The imprint, born the “love child of the merger of Pocket Books and Simon Spotlight Entertainment” in 2010, marked a decade in the business this January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Jill Murphy picture book for Macmillan after 37 years

Macmillan Children’s Books is publishing its first new title in 37 years from writer and illustrator Jill Murphy this September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 04:50:08 UTC ]
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The NYPL was founded 125 years ago. Here are their 125 favorite books published since then.

The New York Public Library is marking its 125th birthday this year—in part with this list of their favorite books written for adults from the past 125 years, which they hope will “inspire a lifelong love of reading.” The list is full of classics, of course, but it’s also got a few refreshing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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