Reading the Signs (shelftalker)

The value of good signage in a bookstore is never overstated – especially as it’s rarely seen by customers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 12:00:55 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs first Covid-19 account from frontline doctor Pimenta

Welbeck has signed a book by Dr Dominic Pimenta, the first personal account of Covid-19 from a doctor on the epidemic's frontline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 11:35:45 UTC ]
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Five Italian Short Story Collections You Should Read

Short stories by contemporary Italian writers are hard to come across and almost none of them make it across the Atlantic. Booksellers and publishers seem to stay away from them because—what’s new?—they sell less, as they apparently lack “the immersive factor.” However, readers in the twentieth... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-16 08:48:49 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Megha Majumdar’s ‘A Burning’ is blazing up the bestseller list and emerging as the must-read novel of the summer

The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 05:29:42 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs Sethi as 'powerful new voice in nature writing'

Bloomsbury Wildlife is publishing a trilogy of books by journalist Anita Sethi exploring themes of identity, place and belonging, starting with I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 07:24:30 UTC ]
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Manilla signs memoir exploring womanhood and choice in Trump's America

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Christa Parravani’s "harrowing and beautifully written" memoir Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood for its new literary imprint Manilla Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 17:12:09 UTC ]
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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-11 14:11:24 UTC ]
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An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List

The works of fiction highlighted here confront slavery, Jim Crow segregation, racial bias in the workplace, wrongful conviction and imprisonment, and police brutality. The post An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-06-11 10:00:25 UTC ]
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Antiracist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, PW’s comics editors have compiled a list of graphic titles about African American life and history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Noodle Fuel signs deal with Little Tiger Group

Sarah Walden's Noodle Fuel has partnered with Little Tiger Group in a deal to create children’s non-fiction, activity and board books on an exclusive basis, just six weeks after launching. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:29:58 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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The Best Escapist Books To Read During Quarantine, According To Goodreads

Wondering what you should read this summer? Here are some of the top-trending escapist books to help you unplug. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2020-06-08 17:23:32 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program

As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education. The post Coronavirus Impact: Scholastic Adjusts Its Summer Reading Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-08 12:33:09 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:33:48 UTC ]
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An Anti-Racist Poetry Reading List

These recent poetry collections offer poignant narratives and snapshots of racial injustice in America. The post An Anti-Racist Poetry Reading List appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-06-08 10:00:04 UTC ]
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The Journey is the Plot: A Reading List for Traveling Beyond the Home

Many years ago, I heard a teacher of mine, the late John Gardener, once say that there are only two plots in all of literature: you go on a journey or a stranger comes to town. Or, as Stanley Elkin put it even more succinctly (in reference to science fiction), you go there or they […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-08 08:47:33 UTC ]
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A Fiction Antiracist Reading List

The books highlighted here employ a variety of forms to unequivocally confront the injustices of slavery, Jim Crow segregation, racial bias in the workplace, wrongful conviction and imprisonment, police brutality, and the anger felt by people living under racist oppression. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Facing the ‘Hard Truth’: An Indie Reading List

Here at BookLife, we’ve compiled our own list of titles from self-published authors that address systemic racism and police brutality; explore African American history; or that otherwise reflect the diverse lived experiences of black individuals in America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Read Kindle Books on PC or Mac

So you want to read a Kindle book, but don't have a Kindle? Library physically closed? Here's how to read Kindle books on PC or Mac. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:40:56 UTC ]
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White Rabbit signs third novel from Keenan

White Rabbit has signed the third novel from David Keenan, a St Petersburg and St Andrews-set tale about sex, singer-songwriters and magical coincidences. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 07:58:30 UTC ]
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