In BIGNY's Wake, a New Book Forum for New York

The New York Book Forum, a nonprofit organization focused on expanding connections between the book industry and the general public and encouraging literacy, has formed less than two months after the Book Industry Guild of New York shut its doors after 97 years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Fair Rebrands as Book Forum

The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books & Booze, Book Promotion Forum Merge

The San Francisco-based publishing associations have merged to form one entity, BayPub. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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Wednesday at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 18

Set at the historic 1933 Jerusalem International YMCA, the Jerusalem International Book Forum is back in a fully in-person edition. The post Wednesday at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 18 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-17 04:18:23 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Forum: In-Person Again

Having been staged only once in its evolved form, Jerusalem's International Book Forum is back in full production. The post Jerusalem International Book Forum: In-Person Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-16 02:52:59 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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Amy Winehouse’s library will be on display at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

Amy Winehouse was an avowed bookstore browser and book-lover—in a 2007 interview, she told The Guardian that she never traveled without a good book. “I read a lot when I’m travelling and always have a couple of books on the go.” If you’re interested in perusing the late singers collection, you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-13 19:15:56 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens Registration

The second in-person iteration of the Jerusalem International Book Forum is set for May 15 to 18. The post Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens Registration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-12 20:12:12 UTC ]
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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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Hearing Set in AAP Suit Over Maryland E-book Law as Clock Ticks on New York Bill

A federal judge won't hear the AAP's bid to stop Maryland's library e-book law until February, meaning the law will take effect on January 1. Meanwhile, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has until December 29 to sign New York's own library e-book law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Sues to Block Maryland, New York Library E-book Laws

The AAP filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop Maryland's library e-book law for taking effect January 1 and also disclosed that it was one of more than 20 organizations to sign a letter to New York governor Kathy Hochul urging her to veto a similar bill. Both pieces of legislation require... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The First New York Times Book Review Best-Seller List

The best-seller lists as we know them today have their roots in the Aug. 9, 1942, issue — but the Book Review has been tracking sales for much longer than that. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jerusalem Book Forum Extends Birger Fellowship Deadline

With the next Jerusalem International Book Forum scheduled for May, the associated Zev Birger Fellowship has extended its deadline. The post Jerusalem Book Forum Extends Birger Fellowship Deadline appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-14 13:32:50 UTC ]
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Canongate signs first Radiohead books from Thom Yorke and Donwood

Canongate has signed the first Radiohead books from lead vocalist Thom Yorke and artist Stanley Donwood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 15:39:20 UTC ]
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Self-censorship hits Hong Kong book fair in wake of national security law

Far fewer politically sensitive titles are on display in the first such event since Beijing imposed sweeping new regulations Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-15 10:57:25 UTC ]
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New York Legislature Passes Library E-book Bill

New York this week became the second state to pass a bill that would ensure public libraries the right to license and lend e-books that are available to consumers in the state. The bill is now headed to governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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