PW Asks: What Books Have Contributed to the Conversation Around Race and Racism in America?

It's been a year since the death of Michael Brown. We'd like to hear from you about the books you feel are moving the conversation around race and racism forward. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For publishers, books on race and racism have been a surprising success

Their popularity was rising even before the George Floyd protests, Mark Whitaker writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Books about race and racism are dominating bestseller lists

Readers are reaching for “White Fragility” and “How to Be an Antiracist,” among other titles. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters

A decade-by-decade history of race and racism in America, compiled by a National Book Award Winner. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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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PW Asks: What 'Book' Author Do You Wish Would Write A Comic?

Lately, lots of traditional book authors have been writing comic books. What author do you wish would write a comic? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: You Don't Trust Book Awards

This week we asked whether you trust the book awards committees to pick the best books. Turns out you don't. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: You Read A Lot of Books This Summer, Including 'Watchman'

You all read a lot of books this summer? How do we know? Because we asked and you answered. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What Was the Best Book You Read This Summer?

Summer is pretty much over, we're sorry to have to report. So, our question for this week is a simple one: What was the best book you read this summer? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What's Your Favorite Fall-Asleep Book?

What was your favorite childhood fall-asleep book, and why/ how did it help you sleep (or, parents, what works on your kids now)? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Yes, Actors Invade the Books Whose Characters They Portray

We asks readers whether seeing a book character portrayed on film made it impossible to imagine that character in their own way when reading. Most said yes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Does the Film Prevent You From Imagining the Characters in the Book?

When a book gets made into a film, do the actors faces forever prevent readers from imagining how the characters look? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Most Millennials Prefer Paper Books

This week, we polled readers on whether Millennials prefer print or digital books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Do Millennials Read E-Books?

Our big feature this week is about the emerging market of Millennial readers. They're young; they're cool; they were born into a world of omnipotent, hyper-fast technology; their eyes are glued to their phones. But do they read ebooks? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Your Top Seuss Books

The Cat, the Lorax, and Horton...those are your favorite Dr. Seuss protagonists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: What's Your Favorite Dr. Seuss Book and Why?

What's your favorite book by Dr. Seuss? To mark the publication of the lost-then-found new Seuss book 'What Pet Should I Get?' PW wants to know about your favorite! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, by Sarah Churchwell

In the late summer of 1941, as millions of Americans were debating whether to become involved in the war against Hitler, the journalist Dorothy Thompson wrote a celebrated essay for Harper's magazine. The title was Who Goes Nazi?, and Thompson explained that she had devised "a somewhat macabre... Continue reading at Stuff

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Dutch Book Review of Books on Racism Lost in Translation

A debate has ensued over the use of an illustration of a man in blackface and a headline using the "N word" in a review of several US books on racism. The post Dutch Book Review of Books on Racism Lost in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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