Quercus celebrates Salander's birthday

Quercus Books is to host a digital-led "Day of the Girl" celebration of Lisbeth Salander, the heroine of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, on the character’s birthday on 30th April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Viking to celebrate the NHS's 75th birthday with new biography

Viking has acquired Fighting for Life: The Twelve Battles that Made Our NHS, and the Struggle for Its Future by Isabel Hardman, to be published ahead of the NHS's 75th anniversary in 2023.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage celebrates late Toni Morrison's birthday

Vintage will celebrate the late Toni Morrison’s 89th birthday through partnerships and activities throughout the year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Curtis Brown celebrates 120th birthday with novel-writing prize

Curtis Brown is to celebrate its 120th birthday with a series of events spearheaded by a team of young agents, culminating in the Curtis Brown 120 Novel Writing Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YALC celebrates fifth birthday

The Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) celebrated its fifth birthday with its busiest year ever and appearances from authors including Juno Dawson and Tom and Giovanna Fletcher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Green Tree celebrates first birthday

Green Tree, Bloomsbury’s new health and wellbeing imprint, celebrated its first year and looked ahead to an "exciting and inspiring" list of upcoming authors and titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Judith Kerr celebrates 95th birthday

HarperCollins marked the 95th birthday of author and illustrator Judith Kerr with a cocktail party at the Savoy Hotel in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

Bookshops, libraries and schools are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with quizzes, events and an attempt to break a world record. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quercus celebrates authors at Café de Paris

Pianist James Rhodes, comedian Bill Bailey, actor Greg Wise and TV presenter Katie Piper were among the Quercus authors appearing at an evening for booksellers hosted by the publisher at London cabaret venue Cafe de Paris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BAME in Publishing celebrates first birthday with free edit

Publishing network BAME in Publishing is celebrating its first birthday by offering the opportunity for one writer hailing from a black, Asian or ethnic minority (BAME) background to have their work edited by W&N publishing director Arzu Tahsin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Exhibition Celebrates l’école des loisirs’ 50th Birthday

Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs celebrates publisher l’école des loisirs’ 50th birthday with an exhibition on the creation of children's books. The post Exhibition Celebrates l’école des loisirs’ 50th Birthday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Foyle’s “Bookstore of the Future” Celebrates First Birthday

If Foyle's London Bookstore of the Future failed, it would signal the end, but one year on the store is thriving, with week on week sales hikes of 5-20% . The post Foyle’s “Bookstore of the Future” Celebrates First Birthday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Celebrate Juneteenth with 7 of our favorite recipes from African American cookbook and other celebrated authors

Celebrating Juneteenth? June 19, or "Juneteenth," commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We've compiled 7 favorite recipes from African American authors, including Rufus Estes, the first African American chef to publish a cookbook, Dr. George Washington Carver and Maya Angelou.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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CUP to celebrate inspiring teachers at awards

Cambridge University Press is asking people to nominate inspiring people for its Dedicated Teacher Awards after a tough year for the profession during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thynne revealed as author of Quercus' Widowland

Quercus has revealed the identity of C J Carey, author of the dystopian thriller Widowland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Headline celebrates five Neil Gaiman novels with creative relaunch

Headline is launching new editions of its five Neil Gaiman novels, Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Anansi Boys and The Ocean at the End of the Lane, this spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bookseller's Tale by Martin Latham review – a literary celebration

Latham, a bookseller for 35 years, has put together a heady mix of history, philosophy, anecdotes and entertaining factsWhat most people know about the American librarian Melvil Dewey is his phenomenal classification technique, the Dewey decimal system, which is still used in 135 countries. Less... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Quercus offers internship to Goldsmiths' MA Black British Lit students

Quercus is launching a one-month internship programme in collaboration with the MA Black British Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London, co-founded by Professor Joan Anim-Addo and Dr Deirdre Osborne.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Happy 10th Birthday, Google Play Books!

Reading books is for nerds, right? Well, that depends on your definition of "nerd," I suppose. While I must confess to not being a regular reader, I greatly admire those that are. Reading is surely a better way to spend time than mindlessly watching sports on TV -- something I am quite guilty of... Continue reading at Betanews

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