Here are the 10 best lines from Vulture’s profile of “book-fluencer” Zibby Owens.

First, can we all agree that it should be “lit-fluencer”? Moving on: 1. “Gertrude Stein had time to read books. But do moms?” 2. “Owens’s dinner will be in a decidedly lower key: a gingham tablecloth, uniformed servers passing out pigs in blankets, Zibby’s kids popping in occasionally to whisper hello to novelists sipping rosé […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-17 19:31:52 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK promises 10 trees for every book in 2020

Bonnier Books UK will plant 10 trees for every new book published in 2020 as part of its ongoing sustainability plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 01:32:05 UTC ]
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Street Noise Books Readies a New Line of Nonfiction Graphic Books

Street Noise Books, a new independent publishing house specializing in graphic memoir and illustrated nonfiction for young adults, will publish its first list in January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 best books of September: the Monitor's books

From a true story of character reformation to a passionate primer on opera to an engaging fictional tale about a 1916 election, here are the 10 September books the Monitor's book critics liked best. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gallery Books Unveils New Graphic Books Line

The Simon & Schuster imprint's new line will publish graphic novels and graphic nonfiction beginning in the spring. Gallery Books senior editors Ed Schlesinger and Adam Wilson will be acquiring and editing titles for the new line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2020

Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile Books joins Facebook boycott

Independent publisher Profile Books, including imprints Serpent’s Tail, Viper Books and Souvenir Press, has joined the global Facebook advertising boycott led by by the advocacy group Stop Hate for Profit, withdrawing all Facebook and Instagram advertising with immediate effect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 21:25:31 UTC ]
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How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-27 10:30:43 UTC ]
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Author loses spot in Top 10 after buying 400 copies of his own book

Mark Dawson’s purchase pushed his thriller The Cleaner up the Sunday Times chart, but the sales monitor Nielsen has now revised its figuresAuthor Mark Dawson has lost his Top 10 position in the Sunday Times bestseller charts for his thriller The Cleaner after revealing that he bought 400 copies... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-22 11:24:02 UTC ]
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10 ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE Book Club Questions + Guide

We've got plot summary, themes, and ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE book club questions for this popular book club title. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-20 10:34:18 UTC ]
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10 Great 2020 Adult LGBTQ+ Science Fiction Books

From space operas with sapphic women to nonbinary artists and mechanical dragons! Check out this this list of 2020 adult LGBTQ+ science fiction books, including The Seep by Chana Porter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-17 10:36:49 UTC ]
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10 Eclectic Books With Beatles Songs as Titles

A wide array of books, from literary fiction to romance to YA, have borrowed their titles from songs by The Beatles. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-10 10:34:48 UTC ]
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10 Of The Most Anticipated Book Releases Of July 2020

Including the long-awaited new novel from David Mitchell, bestselling author of "Cloud Atlas" and "The Bone Clocks." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-07-02 15:00:33 UTC ]
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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

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

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-10 10:30:05 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: June 10, 2020

Zondervan takes a gift book on ‘How Far You Have Come,’ literary agent Blythe Daniel gets her own book deal, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Books Set in Museums

Museums are a lot like libraries and bookstores: quiet, contemplative spaces filled with wondrous objects that can light up your imagination and transport you to a different time and place. Now, like so many other cultural institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most are shuttered for the time... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Launches Romance Book Line

Vesuvian Media Group announced plans to launch Rosewind Books, a romance media division focused on contemporary, historical, fantasy and holiday romance titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 10

At the beginning of our now apparently unending isolation, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-29 08:49:57 UTC ]
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