Peter Rabbit brought to life on augmented reality app Bookful

Peter Rabbit is to be brought to virtual life via augmented reality app Bookful, launched by Israeli immersive content company Inception. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible

Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-10-15 21:01:46 UTC ]
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The World (Is a Book) According to Peter LaSalle, by Ellie Simon

Book Reviews Photo by andy lapham / Flickr Whether he is recounting his nighttime drive with a late colleague and poet around the beltway of the pulsing and vibrant São Paulo—a city so full of people and culture that it seems to have its own... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-11 20:56:08 UTC ]
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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-02 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Announces Partnership With the Novus App

The Novus banking app allows users to choose which charities will receive support, based on their purchases. The post Book Aid International Announces Partnership With the Novus App appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-25 01:10:14 UTC ]
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David Archuleta’s Kids’ Book Reflects His Life

The Christian singer and songwriter’s 'My Little Prayer,’ is about longing to belong -- at any age -- and God’s unexpected answers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The popular books that brought Americans together in a common culture

The canon of popular American literature not only unified the culture, it helped create the national narrative of individualism and self-reliance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-07-16 14:03:05 UTC ]
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Why bother organizing your books? A messy personal library is proof of life.

As the French writer Georges Perec wisely put it, book arrangements are “hardly any more effective than the original anarchy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Stevie Van Zandt’s Life in the Religion of Rock ‘n’ Roll

The renaissance man and author of the forthcoming memoir 'Unrequited Infatuations' shared his reflections on how the religion of rock ‘n roll shaped a decades-long career as a producer, solo artist, member of the E Street Band, activist, and actor on TV shows including 'The Sopranos.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Say It Loud: A Poet and Proud: The Life and Books of Al Young

Poet Al Young, who was also a novelist, memoirist, educator, and a former poet laureate of California, died April 17 from the complications of a stroke. He was 81. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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My to-read list exploded thanks to free books through the Libby app

Kris Naudus describes how the Libby library app helped restore her sanity during lockdown. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-05-03 13:30:53 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fear and Hope: When Timothy Keller's Book Met His Life

The renowned NYC pastor and bestselling author, suddenly diagnosed with advanced cancer, reckoned with his beliefs as he was finishing his most recent book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blue Peter Book Awards won by McNicoll, Barfield and Bradley

The Blue Peter Book Awards have been won this year by Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) and Mike Barfield and Jess Bradley's A Day in the Life of a Poo, A Gnu and You (Buster Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 09:57:17 UTC ]
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Black & White acquires first book from GBBO winner Peter Sawkins

Black & White will publish the first book from "Great British Bake Off" 2020 winner Peter Sawkins.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 00:03:12 UTC ]
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Jessie Ware pens book for Hodder Studio 'on food, life and love'

Hodder Studio has signed a book on food, life and love from musician and podcaster Jessie Ware. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 08:35:57 UTC ]
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Exclusive: Reese Witherspoon’s wildly popular book club is now an app

Fans can find the actress’s book recommendations, special merch, and pop-up events on the new mobile platform. Actress and Hello Sunshine founder Reese Witherspoon is seeking to broaden the reach of her popular book club, built largely on Instagram, with a new mobile app that will allow in-app... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-03 10:00:34 UTC ]
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New presenters for children's book radio show and podcast Down the Rabbit Hole

Children’s book podcast and radio show "Down the Rabbit Hole" is starting 2021 with a new presenting and production team, including author Sam Sedgman, Scholastic's Hannah Love, Little Tiger's Charlie Morris and The Bookseller's Caroline Carpenter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 02:08:20 UTC ]
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A gift guide for the fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror books in your life

Anthologies like “The Big Book of Modern Fantasy” cover a lot of ground. Illustrated books like “Flyway” offer something special. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-07 14:00:00 UTC ]
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How Sigrid Undset Brought a Medieval Norwegian Epic to Life

In 1905, at age twenty-three, Sigrid Undset gathered up the pages of her first completed book, Aage Nielssøn til Ulvholm, a lengthy historical novel set in 13th-century Denmark, and traveled from Oslo to Copenhagen. There she presented her manuscript to Peter Nansen, head of the prestigious... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 09:48:20 UTC ]
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Who's afraid of the big (good) Second Life Book Club?

Hi. I’m Bernhard Drax - award-winning media maker and former radio journalist - and I am a bookseller’s dream. On average I devour 120 books per year, mostly literary and genre novels. I have time to do this because I don’t watch TV and my Facebook account has been deactivated years ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 19:32:32 UTC ]
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