Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book club that will eventually transform her life as a student and as a citizen. 'Banned Book Club' will be published this month by Iron Circus Comics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Historical Fiction for Your Book Club

These historical fiction books are set during the Aztec empire, 1900s Manchuria, Meiji-era Japan, and more. Which eras do you like to rad about the most? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Panel Mania: 'Fall Through' by Nate Powell

Nate Powell’s new graphic novel 'Fall Through' is a moving tribute to the musical power and community of 1990s punk rock. A nine-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Ruth Asawa: An Artist Takes Shape' by Sam Nakahira

Sam Nakahira’s 'Ruth Asawa: An Artist Takes Shape' is a diligent and charmingly illustrated graphic biography chronicling the life and creative career of the celebrated Japanese American sculptor. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reese's Book Club Comes to London—and Stays at the Sheraton

Just in time for the London Book Fair, Hello Sunshine has set up shop in the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, a five-star Art Deco hotel just down the way from Buckingham Palace, where a new pop-up library and bookstore, Reese’s Book Club x Sheraton Lobby Library, has been installed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Llano County Public Librarian Fired for Not Banning Books Sues County, Library Commissioners

A Llano County librarian who refused to ban books at the direction of the board and county has filed a lawsuit with a firm making a name for themselves protecting libraries nationwide. Continue reading at Book Riot

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RuPaul Is Sending a Rainbow Bus to Give Away Books Targeted by Bans

The star, whose show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has an international following, is one of the founders of a new online bookstore promoting underrepresented authors. The giveaways are part of its outreach. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Bill to End Book Bans on Table in Minnesota

Minnesota's HF 3782 would not only aim to end book bans in public schools and libraries but would emphasize the knowledge, training, and expertise of librarians. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Panel Mania: 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' by Dave Baker

Dave Baker’s new graphic novel 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' is a relentlessly inventive sci-fi adventure epic starring an eponymous plucky teen superhero who takes on a succession of monsters, evil robots, and supervillains. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Freedom to Read Advocates Blast Alabama Library's Ban on LGBTQ Book Purchases

The criticism comes after the Autauga-Prattville Public Library’s newly appointed board enacted a new policy suspending the purchase of children’s or young adult books that include "sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender discordance," a move the National Coalition Against Censorship... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Asian American Book Club Launches with Lunar New Year Party

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Panel Mania: 'Shook! A Black Horror Anthology,' Edited by Second Sight Publishing

Published by Dark Horse Books in collaboration with the African American horror publisher Second Sight Publishing, 'Shook! A Black Horror Anthology' collects a dozen tales of hair-raising terror, monsters, and gore grounded in America’s grim racial history and enlivened by humor and hip-hop culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Do Parents Really Think of Libraries and Book Bans?: Survey Results

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Inaugural Eleanor Roosevelt Banned Book Awards Set for Next Month

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Panel Mania: 'Lunar New Year Love Story' by Gene Luen Yang and LeUyen Pham

Gene Luen Yang and artist LeUyen Pham’s new YA graphic novel 'Lunar New Year Love Story' is a charming, funny, supernatural tale of teenagers navigating romance and tough family issues in the Asian American community. An eight page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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