Is this all-ages coloring book the thing that will finally mobilize society in the climate crisis?

Remember a few years ago when adults discovered coloring books and a wave of new pieces hailed them as a tool for mindfulness and dealing with anxiety? In a move both educational and depressingly efficient, this coloring book on climate change and renewable energy covers the topic that is currently inspiring existential dread in entire generations! The nonprofit […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 15:06:44 UTC ]
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HarperNonFiction scoops Cavendish's ageing society debut

HarperCollins will publish the debut book of broadcaster and Financial Times contributing editor Camilla Cavendish, Extra Time: Ten Lessons for an Ageing Society, in May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books News: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Finally Hits Shelves

The publishing industry might have to think back to Harry Potter’s heyday for a book that has garnered as much attention as the former first lady’s has. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazing Marvel comic book covers from the Golden Age of Stan Lee

Lee created or co-created a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today. To celebrate the life and work of Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics pioneer who passed away at the age of 95 today, we rounded up some classic covers... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JMP reveals indies-only edition of Hawking's final book

John Murray is releasing a special edition of Stephen Hawking's final book Brief Answers to the Big Questions exclusively with independent bookshops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Datebook: A Chicana artist's pastels on paper, sacred books from the Middle Ages and wearable paper jewelry

Dream-like paintings and illuminated holy books. Plus, the art of paper jewelry and L.A.’s Salvadoran artistic circles. Here are eight exhibition and events to check out in the coming week: Judithe Hernández, “A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real,” at the Museum of Latin American Art.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Follett Book Fairs to Cater to More Precise Age Ranges

Follett will expand its book fair business in its second year in operation, the company has announced, launching fairs focused exclusively on early childhood and middle school readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle finally supports Arabic language books

Arabic language authors don't get many opportunities in the ebook world, whether it's due to a basic lack of support for the language (which reads right-to-left, is written in cursive and includes pronunciation marks) or the complexities of distribu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK confirms 'Stranger Things' book programme for this autumn

Penguin Random House UK has confirmed it is embarking on a "Stranger Things" book programme with Netflix and will release two titles in autumn 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Love 'Stranger Things' the show? Now books are on the way

Penguin Random House and Netflix are teaming up in an effort to take book fans to the Upside Down. “Stranger Things” will be moving from the small screen to the page when the publisher and the entertainment company roll out a number of books based on the hit science fiction series, Deadline... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

It's hard enough getting John Dunmore to stop and sit down; getting him to talk about himself is almost impossible. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are middle-aged women invisible on book covers? | Alison Flood

Even when they’re central to the story, women over 40 are getting pushed to one side when it’s time to design the book jacketHere’s a challenge for you: find a book jacket that features an image of a woman over 40. My own hunt – as yet unsuccessful – was prompted by the actor and novelist... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel

In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance. The post New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age

Hearst Magazine's chief content officer sits down with Folio: for a one-of-a-kind interview. The post Joanna Coles on Magazines, Her New Book and the Digital Age appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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6 things you should know about the Comey book and the media frenzy around it

3. The 'pee-tape' stuff is back, biglyThe Washington Post also got an advance copy of the book. Rather than review it, the Post's White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker sums it up in a story titled "James Comey's memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false." Rucker... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book on legal crisis to be sent to all MPs

A crowdfunding campaign has raised £12,000 to send a book on the crisis in the legal system to every sitting MP. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knowledge Ages Quickly, as Shown by This Ad That Grew Mold on a Classic Marketing Book

There's still much to be learned from books written by the great minds of advertising's golden age, but it's hard to deny that almost any advice printed to the page quickly becomes dated in today's digitally driven world. To illustrate that point, and boost turnout at an upcoming IdeasFirst... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Things I Learned From Reading Terrible Books Written by Dictators

Man-bear love in Saddam Hussein's romance novel, Vladimir Putin's judo manual, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to publish Michael Bond's final Paddington picture book

A new Paddington picture book by the late Michael Bond is publishing with HarperCollins Children’s Books in June 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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