Libraries Offer Access to Graphic Novels in Pandemic

Facing closures and budget shortfalls, libraries look for new ways to support graphic novels amid the ongoing pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What will post-pandemic fiction look like? The novels that followed 9/11 offer some clues.

It always takes a little time for novelists to shape a real-life nightmare into a story. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-21 06:58:16 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Offer Multi-User E-Book Access to Libraries

In a major announcement ahead of this week’s 2017 ALA Annual Conference, HarperCollins has agreed to make a selection of its ebook backlist available to public library users on a multi-user model, via Midwest Tape’s hoopla digital platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Awards 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries

Michigan’s Ypsilanti District Library and Montana’s Lewis & Clark Library were both awarded 2014 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries at the recent American Library Association convention in Las Vegas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle, Image Offer All-Graphic Novel e-Bundle

Humble Bundle, the website that bundles digital content and offers it to consumers for whatever they wish to pay, is teaming with Image Comics to offer its first all-graphic novel digital bundle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gothic Novels I’d Like to See as Graphic Novels

Inspired by a Zoom course on early gothic literature, this comics reader recommends these classic gothic tales for the graphic novel treatment. Continue reading at Book Riot

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4 Novels That Need the Graphic Novel Treatment

Not every novel can make it as a graphic novel. There are some specific criteria that have to be met plus an ineffable...thing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:42:03 UTC ]
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London Library offer e-book loans for first time

The London Library has started offering e-book loans to its members for the first time in a partnership with OverDrive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:23:57 UTC ]
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Transforming the digital offer for public libraries

As the national library of the United Kingdom, the British Library’s mission is to make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment.  This means making our own buildings and online offers engaging for everyone, as well as working in partnership... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 13:05:14 UTC ]
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QUIZ: Pick an Aesthetic and I’ll Recommend You a Sapphic Graphic Novel!

Pick your favorite places, fashion, season, etc, and I'll match you with the perfect sapphic graphic novel for your aesthetic reading needs! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Christian Cooper wrote a graphic novel about birding, and you can read it online for free.

We’ve all seen the video by now: Amy Cooper, a white woman, lying to police about Christian Cooper, a writer and longtime birder who politely asked her to move her dog out of a part of Central Park designated for birdwatching. Now, he’s written a graphic novel about birdwatching for DC Comics,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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An Award-Winning Debut Novel About Innocence Shattered Offers Terror and Solace

“The Discomfort of Evening,” by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, winner of this year’s International Book Prize, is about strictly religious dairy farmers mourning a son’s death. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-08 16:16:33 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's to publish graphic novel about mental health

Hachette Children's Group will publish The Sad Ghost Club, a graphic novel tackling mental health by author and illustrator Lize Meddings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-04 20:11:34 UTC ]
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Vintage to publish 'radical reworking' of Harari's Sapiens in graphic novel style

Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Sapiens: A Graphic History, a "radical reworking" in graphic novel style of Yuval Noah Harari's bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 08:54:07 UTC ]
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The Creator of ‘Terminal Lance’ on His New Graphic Novel

The comic strip illustrator Maximilian Uriarte released his second graphic novel this month — a narrative based in the mountains of Afghanistan and imbued with ideas about racism and loss. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ninety writers offer their thoughts on life during a pandemic

“Alone Together,” edited by Jennifer Haupt, is a timely gift for the quarantined reader. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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3 Graphic Novel Detective Stories

Dynamic duos set out to solve mysteries for others and end up uncovering truths about themselves. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ilze Hugo on Writing a Pandemic Novel and Seeing it Come True

Few science fiction writers have their vision of the future tested immediately upon publication. But that’s what happened to Ilze Hugo, whose novel about a mysterious epidemic, The Down Days, debuted in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. “To be published right in the middle of all this is the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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