Philippa Gregory to open North Yorkshire library

Historical author Philippa Gregory is to open a newly launched community library in North Yorkshire later this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duo open Next Page, an inclusive bookshop in North Hertfordshire

A new children’s bookshop in Hitchin is specialising in inclusive titles, including books that celebrate neurodiversity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 14:30:39 UTC ]
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Yorkshire comic festival launches donation drive for libraries and schools

A comic art festival based in Yorkshire is encouraging the public to donate new and used comic books to its organisation, which will then distribute copies to schools and libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-21 00:12:55 UTC ]
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Libraries are crowdfunding an open access collection of American prison newspapers.

Here’s an incredible archival project you might not know about: Reveal Digital is partnering with academic and public libraries to fund an expanding, open access collection of American prison newspapers. “American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices From The Inside” is collecting and digitizing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-05-28 17:24:30 UTC ]
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Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?

Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-27 15:17:51 UTC ]
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The Library Is Open (Sort Of...)

'PW' columnist and White Plains (NY) Public Library Director Brian Kenney offers an update nearly a month after his library's partial reopening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's hosts 'open days' for picture book creators in North and Scotland

Hachette Children’s Group will host two virtual open days to discover picture book writers and illustrators from the North of England and Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 07:22:21 UTC ]
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NYC public libraries are suspending all programs through March, but will remain open to readers.

This morning, both the Chief Librarian of the Brooklyn Public Library and the President of the New York Public Library released statements announcing that they would be cancelling public library programs for the rest of March, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and encourage social... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 16:51:47 UTC ]
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Philippa Gregory reimagines young fiction title for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books will republish a young fiction novel by Philippa Gregory about a princess called Florizella, this November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 14:49:10 UTC ]
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New Barnsley library opens in £180m regeneration project

A new state-of-the-art library has opened in the centre of Barnsley as the “cornerstone” of a £180m regeneration project. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 11:03:48 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: In Opening Keynote, Jason Reynolds Celebrates the Libraries Within Us All

Reynolds earned a standing ovation for an intensely personal keynote that touched on family, religion, his closest friends and relationships, the power of narrative, and the central, “sacred” role libraries play in people’s lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Philippa Gregory's New Novel Heads South

In 'Tidelands,' the master of English historical fiction. moves from her typical milieu of royal courts to offer a portrait of a normal woman in the marshy landscape of the South of England. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Philippa Gregory Introduces a Bewitching Series

After years of writing bestselling novels based on historical figures, Philippa Gregory ('Tidelands', Atria, Aug.) turns her attention to a completely fictional one, Alinor, in the first book in the Fairmile series, set in the mid-1600s, about one family’s complex trajectory to success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Time to Read launches 'Book Bingo' in north west libraries

People in the north west are being encouraged to use their libraries with a “Book Bingo” contest worth up to £200. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist Library to open in Peckham after £35k crowdfunder success

The Feminist Library staff have revealed the “massive relief” of raising £35,000 for its move to Peckham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries combine on first ever 'Great North West Read'

A new library campaign is launching that, for the first time ever, will see 22 public library authorities joining forces to promote one book across the whole North West region. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Supports Guinea Library’s Restoration, Opens Kalimat-Gallimard Exchange

Having staged its Special Guest City program at Paris' Salon du Livre, Sharjah this week has formalized its collaboration with Conakry, Guinea's World Book Capital, and is in production with its Gallimard translation exchange. The post Sharjah Supports Guinea Library’s Restoration, Opens... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys full audio rights for nine Philippa Gregory backlist books

HarperCollins has closed a deal with historical novelist Philippa Gregory for full audio rights for nine of her backlist titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Lazy and sloppy': historical novelist Philippa Gregory's bizarre take on genre writing

In an interview that raised many hackles, Gregory dismissed erotica as ‘pornography’ and crime novel villains as ‘blindingly obvious’ – despite her own novels occupying a distinct genre themselvesIn a bizarre miscalculation, the historical novelist Philippa Gregory took a sideswipe at the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philippa Gregory | 'What is so wonderful about fiction is that you are there'

Historical novelist Philippa Gregory, whose affiliation with the Tudor period has made her a household name, tells Alice O’Keeffe about her fascination with the era - and what she plans to write next. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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