Foyles to hold large book events in Birmingham

Foyles is partnering with Town Hall and Symphony Hall in Birmingham to bring authors to a combined potential audience of 2,800 people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: At Opening Event, Change—and Politics—Loom Large

British artist David Hockney spoke at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference, while other speakers addressed world events and how literature can help facilitate ways to find answers to important issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Favorite reads of the year from our Critics at Large and more book news

Greetings and salutations! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, Books editor of the L.A. Times with this week’s books newsletter. CRITICS PICKS This week the entire Sunday Calendar section is taken up with critics picks for the year in film, television, theater, music, art — and books. Seven of our Critics at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

After posting an 11 percentage point jump from 2011-2014, ebook readership has seen no change in the last two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

 Tuesday 10 March Omar Ghobash in Conversation with Philippe Sands11.45-12.15, English PEN Literary Salon (3E90), OlympiaOmar Ghobash is a former diplomat and the author of Letters to a Young Muslim (Picador 2018), an exploration of the complexities of life as a modern Muslim, written as a... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-02-17 10:55:59 UTC ]
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Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

5 books events in L.A. the week of Feb. 8, including Lidia Yuknavitch, Diane Ravitch, and surf photography Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:50:44 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2020: On E-books, Librarians Must Hold the Line

As librarians gather in Philadelphia for the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the future of digital content in libraries remains uncertain. Librarians must stay engaged. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles reveals Books of the Year 2019

Books by Ocean Vuong, Lisa Taddeo and Katherine Rundell have triumphed to be named Foyles 2019 Books of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 23:32:14 UTC ]
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BBC, Please let people hold actual books on telly

Illustrator Sarah McIntyre calls on the BBC to allow physical copies of children's books on its programmes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:36:28 UTC ]
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What to do in L.A.: 5 book events that will transport you

This week's picks for L.A. book lovers, from the Leimert Park Book Fair to a celebration of strip malls Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-23 16:50:10 UTC ]
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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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5 exciting L.A. book events that will make you sound even smarter at parties

Looking for great book events to get your brain going? We’ve got you covered with some great upcoming events including a tribute to the late Kevin Killian; two chances to catch the "Prince of Preschool Books” Hervé Tullet; a Gen X-themed reading; a book signing with Bobby Hundreds; and, last... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-21 14:30:00 UTC ]
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Wolf book postponed in US as Virago holds firm

Publication of Naomi Wolf’s latest book has been postponed in the US following “new questions” about its contents but UK publisher Virago is standing by its publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-15 00:26:46 UTC ]
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5 Los Angeles book events you won't want to miss

Memorial Day weekend is stacked with literary events in and around Los Angeles: a brilliantly named bookstore opens in Long Beach, a new reading series launches in East Hollywood, the annual L.A. Zine Fest brings its DIY circus back to town and a daring variety show gets weird at Stories... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-24 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh to hold news conference on Healthy Holly book deal 'as soon as possible'

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is planning to hold a news conference to address the controversy surrounding the $500,000 Healthy Holly book deal, once she is released from a hospital and healthy enough to appear in public, her spokesman said. Pugh was hospitalized over the weekend with pneumonia.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamala Harris lays out the core ideals of her 2020 campaign in her new book, ‘The Truths We Hold’

As the campaign season ramps up, so too are the releases of political memoirs; we recently saw publication of Chris Christie’s "Let Me Finish," as well as Cliff Sims’ gossipy “Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House.” One of the most high-profile books is by a notable... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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