Gillian Anderson joins Oscar's First Book judges

Actress Gillian Anderson will be on the judging panel for this year’s Oscar’s First Book Prize, which awards the best first book for children aged five or under published in 2014. The £5,000 prize was set up by the Evening Standard last year in memory of Oscar Ashton, the son of the paper’s executive editor and columnist James Ashton, who died in 2012 at the age of three-and-a-half from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It is sponsored by Waitrose. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Dermot O'Leary joins Oscar's Book Prize judging panel

TV presenter and children's author Dermot O'Leary will join Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and children's book consultant Jake Hope on the judging panel of Oscar’s Book Prize for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burton and Halls join Costa Book Awards judges

Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joyce and Humble join Costa Book Awards judging panel

Writer and broadcaster Kate Humble and novelist Rachel Joyce will join the final judging panel which selects the overall winner of the 2018 Costa Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mozley joins judges panel for 2019's Northern Book Prize

Fiona Mozley, author of Man Booker shortlisted debut Elmet (John Murray), has been announced as one of the judges of the 2019 £5,000 Northern Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James and Smith join Blue Peter Book Awards as judges

Kid Normal authors Greg James and Chris Smith are joining the Blue Peter Book Awards’ judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Claudia Winkleman to judge Oscar's Book Prize

TV presenter Claudia Winkleman is to join author Cathy Rentzenbrink and Amazon's director of books, Dan Mucha, on the judging panel for children's book award Oscar’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June

An even busier Bologna Children's Book Fair than in the past will feature a new parallel general-publishing conference, 'BolognaBookPlus.' The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs

The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books? The post Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How to Join a TikTok Book Club

Learn how to join a TikTok book club and discover a few of the different kinds you'll find in the #BookTok community. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Virginia Judge Dismisses Case That Sought to Limit Book Sales

Two petitions sought to block Barnes & Noble and independent booksellers from selling “Gender Queer” and “A Court of Mist and Fury” to minors in Virginia because of the books’ sexual content. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The judge in two Virginia book-banning cases has dismissed the lawsuits.

The judge in two obscenity cases in Virginia that targeted two books—Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe and A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas—has dismissed the cases, saying that the books are not obscene under the law and the law that pertains to the litigation is itself flawed.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Virginia Judge Rules Against Book-Banning Attempt

In The Association of American Publishers and Authors Guild had filed an amicus brief in the case, which sought to limit sales of two books. The post Virginia Judge Rules Against Book-Banning Attempt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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U.S. Book Show: Oscar Isaac Enters the World of Comics

The actor and producer spoke with Heidi MacDonald about the graphic novel 'Head Wounds: Sparrow,' out from Legendary in June, which he codeveloped with a team of writers, artists, and friends. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Isaac will discuss the neo-noir graphic novel 'Head Wounds: Sparrow,' co-developed by Isaac and published by Legendary Comics, with the 'Beat' editor and 'PW' podcast host Heidi MacDonald. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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“Our partners and supporters are critical in moving the needle to ultimately bring an end to book bans," said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. “It’s time that policymakers understand the severity of this issue.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘The Books of Jacob’ is finally here. Now we know why the Nobel judges were so awestruck.

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Petty joins Blair Partnership from Macmillan Children's Books

The Blair Partnership has appointed Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) editorial director Rachel Petty as agent, heading up its children’s and YA list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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