Lessons From Nabokov: Finding Freedom in a Foreign Language

I own a 19-year-old copy of Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading. I place its age from the barcode on its back, which states the name of the bookstore where I bought it: Borders.The one that used to sit on the ground floor of the World Trade Center, the one I’d been to multiple times […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Pan Macmillan has commissioned Financial Times lead writer Gavin Jackson to write Money in One Lesson: How it Works and Why. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finding 'Grace in the Rubble' 25 Years After the Oklahoma City Bombing

After writing about forgiving her sister’s murderer in 2015’s ‘Change of Heart,’ Jeanne Bishop is telling the story of an unlikely friendship between the father of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and the father of one of his victims in her new book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Smell the ink and drift away: why I find solace in photobooks

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Laura Lippman Finds Her Fighting Words

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Sphere to publish 'life lessons' from last surviving prosecutor at Nuremberg Trials

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So many languages, so few books: Libraries struggle to reflect places they serve

Libraries across Southern California are aiming to serve the immigrant readers of rapidly changing cities by purchasing books in a variety of languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Septemberland, How to Find Your Way in a Post-9/11 Dystopian World

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Finding Liberation in the Early Years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service

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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

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Spanish Publishers Finds Its Groove

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