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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Frightfully-Fun Halloween Book Club Ideas for Your Next Meeting

Who doesn't want to throw a Halloween book club? Find Halloween book club ideas, decor, party favors, and recommended reads all here! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-25 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Lower Trade Sales, Book Club Reorg Dent Scholastic Results

Lower trade book sales and costs associated with the creation of its new School Reading Events business resulted in an operating loss in the quarter at Scholastic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Levar Burton Will Lead Banned Books Week as Its Honorary Chair

Reading advocate and icon Levar Burton will serve as the first actor to lead Banned Books Week as the honorary chair. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-21 16:12:23 UTC ]
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New PEN America Report Finds 33% Jump in School Book Bans

"Amid a growing climate of censorship, school book bans continue to spread through coordinated campaigns by a vocal minority of groups and individual actors and, increasingly, as a result of pressure from state legislation," the report finds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History'

A 12-page excerpt of the new graphic adaptation of historian C.L.R. James’s 1934 play about the Haitian Revolution by Nic Watts and Sakina Karimjee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Winfrey picks Nathan Hill's novel 'Wellness' for book club

For her latest book club pick, Oprah Winfrey broke the news to author Nathan Hill in modern style Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-09-19 12:32:06 UTC ]
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'Big Bang of Numbers' – The Conversation's book club explores how math alone could create the universe with author Manil Suri

A book-length thought experiment uses math to investigate some of life’s big questions. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-09-18 12:19:43 UTC ]
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Book Club Picks for September 2023

Barnes & Noble and 'Good Morning America' pick Angie Kim's 'Happiness Falls,' Reese Witherspoon spotlights Nina Simon's 'Mother-Daughter Murder Night,' and more of this month's selections by the nation's biggest book clubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Online Book Clubs, 2023 Edition

Looking for your own bookish community online? Let's take a look at some of the best online book clubs, 2023 edition! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Panel Mania: 'Roaming' by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

'Roaming,' a new graphic novel by the acclaimed creative team of cousins Jillian and Mariko Tamaki, is the story of three Canadian college students on spring break in 2009 New York City. An 11-page excerpt. Published by Drawn & Quarterly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Blocks Texas Book Ban Law

Judge Alan D. Albright said that he will grant a motion for a preliminary injunction to block Texas's controversial book ban law, which was due to take effect on September 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The First App to “Help” Libraries and Schools with Book Bans Has Arrived–It’s Not What It Seems

BookmarkED claims to help schools and parents navigate book bans. But where and how the app gets is information is a secret. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Judge Stays Escambia County Book Banning Lawsuit to Consider Dismissal

The order comes after lawyers for the school district filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit on several grounds, including that a policy change that went into effect on July 1 effectively moots the litigation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Friday Night Lights' Author Torches ChatGPT-Assisted Iowa Book Ban

H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger said whoever decided to use the software to pull his book from the Mason City school district is a "complete idiot." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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How to watch Christian Cooper discuss 'Better Living Through Birding' at L.A. Times Book Club

'Extraordinary Birder' host Christian Cooper brings his memoir 'Better Living Through Birding: Notes From a Black Man in the Natural World' to the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Panel Mania: 'Washington's Gay General' by Levi Hastings and Josh Trujillo

Levi Hastings and Josh Trujillo’s graphic biography 'Washington’s Gay General: The Legends and Loves of Baron von Steuben,' published by Surely/Abrams Comic Arts, presents the life of one the most intriguing leaders of the American Revolution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Iowa school district is using AI to ban books

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12 Hot Picks By Popular Book Clubs For August 2023

Get to know what all of the book clubs are reading in August, from exciting debuts to new releases from beloved authors. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Feminist Book Club Experiences Second Break-In & Needs Help to Recover

What was meant to help create a worker-owned coop in Feminist Book Club has turned into a need to recuperate from a series of office break-ins. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Beyond Book Banning: PEN America Warns of ‘Booklash,’ Self-Censorship

PEN America says it sees book publishing 'at a crossroads' in a new report warning of cancel culture, review-bombing, and book banning. The post Beyond Book Banning: PEN America Warns of ‘Booklash,’ Self-Censorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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