Massachusetts Secretary of State Candidate Platform Built on Book Censorship

A candidate for Massachusetts's Secretary of State is traveling to public libraries to secretly video their Pride displays. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-09 14:14:42 UTC ]
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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

Take action during Banned Books Week with these action items. That, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-16 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Billboards with Quotes From LGBTQ Books Placed in Book-Banning States

For Pride month, Penguin Random House installed billboard with quotes from LGBTQ books in areas where LGBTQ books are being banned. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-11 20:07:06 UTC ]
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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-22 10:00:00 UTC ]
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In Qatar, Booksellers Face Book-By-Book Censorship Bottleneck

All books submitted for sale in Qatar must been approved by the Ministry of Culture even if the same book has already been approved for another retailer. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Florida Atheist Uses State's New Book-Banning Law To Object To The Bible

“If they’re gonna ban books, then the whole library should be in play," Chaz Stevens told the Miami New Times. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-27 09:01:57 UTC ]
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An Easter Surprise in the States: 30 Million More Books Sold Than in 2019

Holiday print sales in children's books helped the US market gain 3 percent in the week ending April 16. The post An Easter Surprise in the States: 30 Million More Books Sold Than in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-25 18:01:38 UTC ]
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United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint

'Overall, the US book market is turning in a very strong performance by historic norms,' says NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean. The post United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-15 15:51:56 UTC ]
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In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate

At a time when American book publishing is exploring its place in the nation's political fray, the controversial '1619 Project' is coming out as a book. The post In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-09 13:43:48 UTC ]
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Ex-Trump press secretary Stephanie Grisham to release White House book

Grisham, also a former top aide to Melania Trump, to publish memoir containing ‘surprising new scandals’ in October The former Trump White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, also a former top aide to former first lady Melania Trump, will release a memoir in October. Related: ‘Bring it’:... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-09 19:11:26 UTC ]
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Self-censorship hits Hong Kong book fair in wake of national security law

Far fewer politically sensitive titles are on display in the first such event since Beijing imposed sweeping new regulations Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-15 10:57:25 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches Book House platform

Bloomsbury has launched a platform to make it easier to purchase books from its popular categories. The move comes as the publisher reveals a shift in consumer reading choices throughout 2020 and 2021's lockdown periods.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 05:15:37 UTC ]
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The State of the Book Biz as Seen from PubWest

More than 200 people registered for the virtual PubWest conference, which concluded yesterday with a panel on the state of the industry with publishers from Drawn & Quarterly, Microcosm Publishing, and Soho Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In New Book, Historian Looks at Church and State Turmoil Facing Biden

A church historian looks at the religious, institutional, and social challenges ahead for Joe Biden—America's second Catholic president—and how they parallel those faced by Pope Francis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The State of Book Producing in 2020

In its 40th year, the American Book Producers Association has turned to virtual events to keep up with members and keep the industry informed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich

Georgia's book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers. The post Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-28 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Kuwait relaxes book censorship laws after banning thousands of titles

A 12-person committee previously met twice a month to approve or blacklist all books published in the country, for offences including immorality or insulting IslamAfter banning almost 5,000 books in the last seven years, Kuwait’s government has relaxed its book censorship laws in a move that has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-25 13:26:49 UTC ]
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