Obama names books which helped his presidency

Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad (Little, Brown), Liu Cixin's apocalyptic sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem (Head of Zeus) and V S Naipaul's A Bend in the River (Picador) are some of the novels which helped Barack Obama during his time in the White House, he has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama names books which helped his presidency

Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad (Little, Brown), Liu Cixin's apocalyptic sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem (Head of Zeus) and V S Naipaul's A Bend in the River (Picador) are some of the novels which helped Barack Obama during his time in the White House, he has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 UTC ]
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Lutkus Named President of Diamond Book Distributors

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How to watch former President Obama and Ava DuVernay at the L.A. Times Book Club

Former President Barack Obama and filmmaker Ava DuVernay discuss "A Promised Land" at the L.A. Times Community Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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President Obama, Ava DuVernay bring 'A Promised Land' to L.A. Times Community Book Club

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Want to earn more as a book author? A male name will help

In a groundbreaking study of more than two million books published in North America between 2002 and 2012, scholars found that books by women authors are priced 45% less than those of their male counterparts. The researchers, sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg and mathematician Adam Kapelner, both... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Power named among Obama's 'best books' of 2017

Former US president Barack Obama has named British author Naomi Alderman’s The Power as one of his favourite books of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

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Brockwell Named President of National Book Network

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Here are the 6 books on President Obama's summer reading list

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Miss going to the bookstore? Here are some books about books to help get you through.

‘”Confessions of a Bookseller’” and other wonderful titles remind us of the joys of shelf-browsing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

Michelle Obama’s Becoming goes up against Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nation Books Changing Name to Bold Type Books

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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books Inc.'s Hannah Walcher Named to Lead CALIBA

The California Independent Booksellers Alliance has named Hannah Walcher its new executive director. Walcher succeeds CALIBA co-executive directors Kristin Rasmussen and Ann Seaton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Taiwan’s President Opens Taipei Book Exhibition

At the opening ceremony for the 2024 edition of Taipei's book fair, Taiwan's president speaks of 'democratic partners.' The post Taiwan’s President Opens Taipei Book Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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