How do you choose a book? Book lists by other writers are a great place to start

Critic Michael Dirda explores book compilations and how they can steer readers to great books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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World Book Night defends lack of BAME writers on 2016 list

The Reading Agency has responded to criticism about the lack of ethnic diversity among authors chosen for the World Book Night 2016 list, saying it is a “great shame” that there are no Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers included. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair: Off to a Great Start

First impressions count, and on the first day of China Shanghai Children’s International Book Fair, the heavy foot traffic just one hour into its opening bodes well for the inaugural event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Best Roald Dahl Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

This prolific children's book writer is beloved by many generations of readers, and we've rounded up some of the best Roald Dahl books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AdoramaPix photo book review: A great tool that creates beautiful, hard-bound books

If you live in New York City, you might be familiar with the professional photography shop Adorama in lower Manhattan. The company has taken its photo printing to the web with AdoramaPix, where you can order prints and create various products, including photo books.Whatever Adorama learned... Continue reading at PC World

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Shutterfly photo book review: Great photos, not-so-great editor

Founded in 1999, Shutterfly has been in the online photo printing business the longest among all its DIY photo book competitors. It’s very popular, with millions of customers ordering photo books, prints, cards, and other photo products every year.When it comes to photo books, Shutterfly offers... Continue reading at PC World

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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Darwin's great-great-grandson opens 'treasure trove' of rare books

Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson has created a “treasure trove” of rare, first edition and antiquarian books from the archives of his emporium store in Somerset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eight Great Books About Comic Books

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

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10 books to add to your reading list in July

Bethanne Patrick's July highlights include romance, sci-fi and sacrilegious hijinks, as well as probing memoirs and a new Harvey Weinstein exposé. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Volumes I and II of ‘The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Poems’ delve deeply into the masterful works I have long admired. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hitting the Books: Summer reading list

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Frederick Douglass Books, a new imprint, will publish nonfiction by writers of color.

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