'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 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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Sourcebooks in a Picture Book Deal With Socially Conscious Alphabet Rockers

A three-book series with illustrator Ashley Evans opens with a picture book based on the Alphabet Rockers' song 'Not Alone.' The post Sourcebooks in a Picture Book Deal With Socially Conscious Alphabet Rockers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-03 21:01:10 UTC ]
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Greystone Books to launch socially-conscious children’s list

Greystone Books will launch a UK children’s list which will focus on environmental and inclusive titles next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 17:56:48 UTC ]
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Finding Books for Teaching Social and Emotional Learning

Children’s publishers tell us about some of their recent efforts to market and promote books that encompass SEL themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah 2.0: Book Club Marries Magazine, TV and Digital

The re-booted iteration of Oprah's influential book club is leveraging multiple platforms in print and digital for maximum exposure and engagement. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Find TNR’s bookmobile to donate banned books at the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend!

Starting this weekend, to coincide with Banned Books Week, The New Republic and their partners will be kicking off a month-long Banned Books Tour—sending a bookmobile around the country to share books, celebrate reading, and fight book banning. If you want to help, and you’ll be at the Brooklyn... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-29 14:00:14 UTC ]
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Judge Finds Texas Library's Book Bans Unconstitutional, Orders Books Returned

In a victory for freedom to read advocates, federal judge Robert Pitman found that Llano County's "targeting and removal" of a host of allegedly "inappropriate" books from library shelves constituted viewpoint and content discrimination. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Things (Some) Readers Find Annoying About Books and the Book World

Even the most passionate bibliophile gets annoyed by aspects of books and the book world sometimes. Here are some examples. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-22 10:34:00 UTC ]
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I love books about books. Here are seven of my current favorites.

Among the titles on my nightstand: “The Last Bookseller,” “The Private Library” and “Rare Book Hunting.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Books: Favorite reads of the year from our Critics at Large and more book news

Greetings and salutations! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, Books editor of the L.A. Times with this week’s books newsletter. CRITICS PICKS This week the entire Sunday Calendar section is taken up with critics picks for the year in film, television, theater, music, art — and books. Seven of our Critics at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Behind the Cover: BookTok’s Favorite Book Designer

Designer Elisha Zepeda has become a TikTok star for sharing his book cover design process. Are publishers are paying attention? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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My Favorite Book Titles of 2024 (So Far)

Which title have you read this year that really attracted you to a book and made you want to read more? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-06-19 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Book Two' by Emil Ferris

Emil Ferris’s ‘My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Book 2’, the eagerly-awaited sequel to her 2017 debut graphic novel, returns to her irresistibly curious queer protagonist, 10-year-old Karen Reyes, and her working-class life in 1960s Chicago. A six-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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