Reading ‘Ducks, Newburyport’ is mentally taxing — and physically exhausting

Lucy Ellmann’s novel is a 1,000-page single sentence, and it was just shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-11 12:30:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches challenge for teachers

The Reading Agency has launched an online reading challenge for teachers in partnership with the Open University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 04:47:32 UTC ]
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Bette Midler and Michiko Kakutani are teaming up for a children’s book about the hot duck.

Remember 2018, when things were definitely really bad but we could still touch people who didn’t live with us? It was a simpler (but—make no mistake—still terrible) time, when the House was flipped, everyone was in their feelings, and the city of New York was captivated by a very attractive... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-13 14:41:38 UTC ]
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11 Black Sci-Fi Authors To Read Right Now

Get to know the work of these Black science fiction authors, from the established and prolific to debut authors shaking up the genre like Cinderella is Dead author Kalynn Bayron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-13 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith and St Andrew's Bookshop launch The Big Church Read

Hodder Faith, in partnership with mini-chain St Andrew’s Bookshop, will launch a national church book club this autumn, to be known as The Big Church Read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 13:00:50 UTC ]
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Baduza, Wood and Wilson join stars reading Penguin Classics

Penguin Random House is launching a new collection of audiobooks from the Penguin Classics list this September, featuring acting stars from "Noughts + Crosses", "Sex Education" and "His Dark Materials" as narrators. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 21:44:19 UTC ]
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How Amazon puts misinformation on your reading list | John Naughton

Algorithms routinely come up with ‘recommendations’ for anti-vax ‘bestsellers’ or juices that cure cancerIt’s a truism that we live in a “digital age”. It would be more accurate to say that we live in an algorithmically curated era – that is, a period when many of our choices and perceptions are... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-08 16:00:12 UTC ]
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Reading across the generations

The reading habits of people in the UK can provide golden insight for publishers. But they're all too often clouded by assumptions and anecdotes rather than actual research. Which generation reads the most? Can we predict which genres will be most popular in the near future? And what is the key... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 20:02:35 UTC ]
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10 Mangas And Manhwas To Read If You Like SOLO LEVELING

Enjoy SOLO LEVELING? Here are ten manhwas and manga like SOLO LEVELING you should read if you really enjoy the popular South Korean webtoon. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-04 10:39:01 UTC ]
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The insects that seem to defy physics — and have humans under their spell

Wendy Williams explores the mysteries of butterflies and our fascination with them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Reading List Behind ‘Nice White Parents’

Everyone wants what’s best for their children’s education. But who gets to decide what’s best? The reporter behind our new podcast from Serial shares the books that helped her answer that question. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-30 13:43:33 UTC ]
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JKP, Sheldon and John Murray roll out video series to promote mental wellbeing

Mental health experts published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Sheldon Press and John Murray Learning are participating in a new weekly online video series offering free mental health support, an initiative devised for the "tough times" many are experiencing during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 07:05:00 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Sunak 'considering online sales tax and replacement for business rates'

Rishi Sunak is said to be exploring plans for an online sales tax to protect high street shops from competition from internet retailers, and plans to replace business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 12:15:40 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:11 UTC ]
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Jane Austen rescued her: A memoir about reading and solace

Rachel Cohen never imagined that she would experience a stretch of time in which she only wanted to read Austen. Until it happened. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-07-22 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Wimbledon BookFest to hold physical event in September

Wimbledon BookFest is running a live, physical event in September, featuring a keynote speech from Matthew Syed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 04:28:36 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Ashby debut novel exploring mental health

Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:42:11 UTC ]
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Which Post-Apocalyptic YA Book Should You Read Next?

Ponder how long you would survive after society collapses and take our quiz to find out which post-apocalyptic YA book you should read next! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-21 10:33:38 UTC ]
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July paperback releases: 14 books worth reading

“Trick Mirror,” “The Last Widow” and “Three Women” were all hardcover bestsellers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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