Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.

Among other things, you’ll learn how a crime novel is written and what it’s like to own a book store in Scotland. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 07:52:38 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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More than 25 Organizations Join ALA's 'Unite Against Book Bans' Campaign

“Our partners and supporters are critical in moving the needle to ultimately bring an end to book bans," said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. “It’s time that policymakers understand the severity of this issue.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Find an Online Book Club—or Start One Yourself

From live virtual reading groups to apps for organizing in-person meet-ups, we have tips to help you gather with your fellow bibliophiles. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2022-04-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Report Finds 'Alarming Spike' In Book Bans In U.S. Schools

Over 1,000 books were banned in schools in the past year, with bans disproportionately targeting books on race and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-07 19:26:40 UTC ]
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ALA Poll Finds Public Broadly Opposes Book Banning Efforts

The poll found that 71% of voters oppose efforts to remove books from public libraries, including majorities of voters across party lines. Furthermore, 74% of parents of public school children expressed “a high degree of confidence” in school librarians to make good decisions about which books... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians, Educators Warn of 'Organized' Book Banning Efforts

While efforts to remove books from schools and library collections are common, freedom to read advocates warn that the current, unprecedented spike in challenges is different. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Corey Lewandowski Said Trump Used Election Fraud Lie So 'He Can Say He Didn't Lose': Book

Lewandowski suggested Trump knew he lost but raised suspicions about the 2020 election to protect his ego, ABC journalist Jonathan Karl writes. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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How Do You Find a Book When You Can’t Remember the Title or the Author?

Anyone who has worked in a bookstore knows only too well that moment when a customer approaches by saying, “So I don’t remember the title, or the author, but—.” And we’ve all been on the other side of the counter, trying to pinpoint something we can’t quite describe at a bookstore (“It’s a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 08:55:42 UTC ]
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Orwell was more than a social critic. Rebecca Solnit’s new book finds him in the garden.

Solnit’s ‘Orwell’s Roses’ is the story of a life that doesn’t read like a typical biography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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You won’t find Dave Eggers’s new book on Amazon. That’s the most interesting thing about it.

“The Every,” a sequel to “The Circle,” suffers from the Web’s worst quality: unlimited space. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New research finds a growing appetite for Australian books overseas, with increased demand in China

A new survey of Australia’s international book rights sales finds children’s books are most popular with overseas buyers but adult fiction is catching up. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-18 19:12:38 UTC ]
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Where to Find the Best Children’s Book Reviews

There's more great children's books being published than ever before -- this is how to find the best children's book reviews online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-30 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Why bother organizing your books? A messy personal library is proof of life.

As the French writer Georges Perec wisely put it, book arrangements are “hardly any more effective than the original anarchy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Jane Campbell’s Decades of Spirit-led Books

The longtime editorial director of Chosen, who retired June 4, reflects on nearly 40 years in Christian publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic Survey Finds NYC Writers, Lit Organizations Face Economic Loss

A new survey examining the impact of the pandemic on New York City’s literary community found that 75% of the city’s literary organizations reported some financial loss over the last year, with some organizations reporting losses as high as $100,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Preachers' Sneakers Prompt a Book on Spending and Spirit

PW talks with Ben Kirby, creator of Preachers N Sneakers on Instagram, whose debut book delves into the impact of show-off consumerism on Christian life and worship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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18 books that capture the spirit and essence of living in D.C.

These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-04 15:43:50 UTC ]
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