Public asked to vote on favourite banned book

A public vote is set to launch this week to find the nation's favourite banned book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winnie the Pooh voted favourite kids book character

AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has come atop a poll of favourite children’s book characters, commissioned by the Reading Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Which Book Would You Un-Ban?

BannedBooksWeek.org made a list of the 10 most challenged titles of 2014. Which one would you make a case for lots of people reading? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-12 13:15:15 UTC ]
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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publication Date Changes Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

As part of our ongoing Covid-19 coverage, 'PW' is tracking book publication dates that are changing as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’

After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen's memoir. The post Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 21:50:09 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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Trump Is Directly Trying to Block Publication of John Bolton’s Book

The president has called his former national security adviser a traitor and says the highly anticipated memoir shouldn't be published before November. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-02-22 15:12:08 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’

Kim Hyun Sook’s irresistible memoir conveys her political and social awakening with equal measures of hilarity and terror. The post Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-02-21 11:00:33 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book magazine Carousel ceases publication after 24 years

The children’s book magazine Carousel: The Guide to Children’s Books has ceased publication after 24 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obama hails Girl, Woman, Other and Normal People as favourite books of 2019

Former US president Barack Obama has revealed Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Normal People (Faber) were among his favourite books in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 06:49:34 UTC ]
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N.Y. Public Library Selects 10 Best Books for Children en Español

The list includes a mix of books written originally in Spanish and in translation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-26 10:00:03 UTC ]
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The First Banned Book in America

Thomas Morton, an English businessman who had a knack for riling up Puritans, was the author of the first book explicitly banned in the United States. The post The First Banned Book in America appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-06 21:30:41 UTC ]
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