Let's talk about books

Books, books, books. The whole world is talking about books. Twitter, Facebook and even Instagram and Pinterest – my entire life is filled with people talking about books, the joy of reading and showcasing pictures of their latest purchases or publications. I socialise with publishing people and we talk about books, I attend conferences and talk about books, whilst carrying an author-branded cupcake and an ‘I Love Books’ tote bag. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Girls' Book Club talks brunch, booze and books

We spoke to Melissa Cummings-Quarry, co-founder of the Black Girls Book Club, about the club's plans for the future and thoughts on diversity in the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Talking to William T. Vollman and more book news

Welcome to the books newsletter! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, L.A. Times books editor, and this is what’s going on in books this week. THE BIG STORY William T. Vollmann writes big, ambitious journalism — books about poverty, violence, the history of North America — and now, climate change. “Carbon... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review Podcast: Talking Rebecca Yarros and Barbra Streisand

Alexandra Alter talks about her profile of the best-selling author behind “Fourth Wing” and Alexandra Jacobs discusses her review of “My Name is Barbra.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Life-Changing Books for Every Reader: PW Talks with Laura Schreiber

The executive editor at Union Square & Co. looks to nurture the work of both debut and seasoned authors. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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MPIBA Booksellers Talk Shop, Book Bans in Texas

About 150 publishing professionals were in attendance at the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association SpringCon last week. In addition to networking and professional development opportunities, the attendees discussed a new bill in the Texas legislature, which would place more... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Actress Chrissy Metz Talks to God in a Debut Kids' Book

Chrissy Metz, best known for her role on TV series 'This is Us,' introduces young readers to God as "a warm, safe light" in ‘When I Talk to God, I Talk About You.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colin Kaepernick talks about his new venture: Children’s book author

The activist-quarterback discusses the defining moment that sparked his new children’s book, ‘I Color Myself Different.' Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Books That Help Us Talk With Children About War (shelftalker)

Conversation starters to help kids understand and process our world’s most dreadful events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The best books to read by the fire: Let’s talk about our favorites in science fiction and fantasy

Feeling nostalgic? Try ‘The Chronicles of Prydain.’ For something more modern, there’s ‘The Midnight Bargain. And so many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-03 23:00:00 UTC ]
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Talking About the Best Books of 2021

On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at The New York Times

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If a book could talk, what would it say? Ruth Ozeki has some ideas.

“The Book of Form and Emptiness” is a tale of sorrow, danger and tentative redemption for a boy who hears the voices of inanimate objects. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best sword and sorcery books

Our favorites include works by Tanith Lee, Karl Edward Wagner, Stephen King and Charles R. Saunders Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about science fiction and fantasy books that would make for great TV

N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance trilogy got us thinking about other titles perfect for the small screen. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Ijeoma Oluo Wants to Talk About Revolution

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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John Grisham talks basketball — and books

The best-selling author and Virginia Cavaliers fan discusses his new novel, “Sooley.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your Enemy

Book People are not the enemy of books, and gatekeeping book and reading culture does no one any favors. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-05 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about fantasy and science fiction books that have fallen off the radar

“Vellum” by Hal Duncan, “Mockingbird,” by Walter Tevis, the works of Tanith Lee and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-13 14:00:00 UTC ]
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