Memorial to celebrate Siewcharran scheduled for September

A memorial to celebrate the life of Mo Siewcharran will be held on 29th September in Twickenham, London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memorial Celebrates Life of S&S's Carolyn Reidy

A memorial for Carolyn Reidy, who died on May 12, celebrated the life of the publisher. Speakers included former colleagues, as well as authors, including Doris Kearns Goodwin and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ernest Hecht's memorial planned for September

Souvenir Press has announced a celebration of founder Ernest Hecht's life as well as revealing the last book he commissioned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Father's Day without a hero dad: how a widow and her two daughters celebrate his memory

Attending Palomar Fire Academy’s graduation ceremonies on May 31, 3-year-old Evie Iverson looked at the other families in the audience — and noticed how her family looked different. “I don’t have a daddy,” Evie told her mother. Ashley Iverson’s response was immediate: “You have a daddy,” the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Memorial to celebrate life of Penny Hoare

The life of Penny Hoare, former deputy publishing director at Chatto & Windus, who died in May this year, will be celebrated at a memorial on Thursday 26th October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Odegard Memorial Scheduled for May 14 in Minneapolis

A memorial service for former bookseller Dan Odegard will be held at Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Minneapolis on May 14 at 3 p.m. Odegard died on March 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or "Juneteenth," commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We've compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 24, 749 bookstores in all 50 states participated in bookselling's biggest yearly celebration. Here are some highlights of the day, in pictures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A beloved musician's memoir is cause for celebration ... and mourning

Richard Thompson's new memoir, "Beeswing," was written with journalist Scott Timberg, who died before the book was completed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 15:45:19 UTC ]
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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 13:00:34 UTC ]
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5 Audiobooks for Celebrating the Stories of Trailblazing Women

In an attempt to take the subject beyond March, this month’s audiobook recommendations shine a light on women’s history, known and unknown, heralded and not. Viewing the glass as half-empty, it’s dispiriting how many of these stories remain untold, forgotten, or misunderstood. But let’s be... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-05 08:49:04 UTC ]
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TLA 2021 Program Highlights: Celebrate Differences, Empower Voices

Set to run online Thursday–Saturday, April 22–24, the TLA 2021 Annual Conference will feature 200 educational sessions and a strong lineup of live speakers, and organizers are confident that it will inspire, educate, and entertain attendees. Registration will remain open through April 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gollancz celebrates Rivers of London 10th anniversary with special editions

Gollancz is marking the 10th anniversary of Ben Aaronovitch's bestselling Rivers of London series with two special editions of the first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Springboard ready for lift-off, as titles and schedule revealed

Books by Yaa Gyasi, Lisa Taddeo, Amanda Craig, Will Dean, Vaseem Khan, Stanley Tucci, Leone Ross, Kate Mosse, Bryony Gordon, Elle McNicoll, Dapo Adeola, and Rashmi Sirdeshpande will feature during the Springboard Conference, a joint initiative between The Bookseller and the Booksellers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 16:41:12 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish Lumley's 'heart-warming' celebration of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Hodder & Stoughton will publish actress Joanna Lumley's A Queen for All Seasons, a "warm and fascinating" celebration of Queen Elizabeth II and her Platinum Jubilee.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Celebrate Black History Month with Blooming in Motion

A “love letter to all the Black dancers that have paved and continue to pave the way”, Amber Barbee Pickens’ coloring book showcases stunning illustrations that also serve to educate about Black history in the arts. Learn more about the notable and inspiring historical figures from Blooming in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 12:50:16 UTC ]
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Fleet to publish Whitehead's Harlem Shuffle in September

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead is publishing a new novel with Little, Brown imprint Fleet, Harlem Shuffle, set in Harlem in the 1960s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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