Sherman Alexie Novel is Most Challenged, says ALA

Sherman Alexie again leads the American Library Association's annual list of the 10 books receiving the most complaints from parents, teachers and others. The post Sherman Alexie Novel is Most Challenged, says ALA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asher, Alexie Top ALA 'Challenged Books' List in Wake of Allegations

The ALA's annual State of America's Libraries report, released on Monday, saw books by Jay Asher and Sherman Alexie land at the top of the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom's Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2017 list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherman Alexie apologises after misconduct allegations

US-based author Sherman Alexie has apologised following anonymous accusations of sexual harassment against him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherman Alexie Latest Author Facing Harassment Allegations

National Book Award–winning author Sherman Alexie has been anonymously accused of sexual and general misconduct by members of the Native American writing community and others in the writing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Grapple with Sherman Alexie Sexual Harassment Charges

Sherman Alexie has long been a champion of independent bookstores. Now, with the bestselling author facing sexual harassment charges leveled at him largely via social media, booksellers are grappling with how, and if, they should respond. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherman Alexie, suffering from depression, cancels his post-California book tour

Sherman Alexie, the author whose recent memoir "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" chronicles his stormy relationship with his late mother, is canceling much of his book tour, citing a struggle with depression. Alexie will make appearances this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Menlo Park... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA: 'Captain Underpants' Most Challenged Book of 2013

Compiled annually by the ALA, the list collects "reports on book challenges from librarians, teachers, concerned individuals and press reports." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sherman Alexie to authors: Work at an indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday

Alexie, author of books including 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,' wrote a letter urging his fellow writers to handsell their books on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 'The most important thing is that we’ll all be helping Independent bookstores, and God knows they’ve helped us... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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ALA 2019: PW Talks to ALA Washington Office Director Kathi Kromer

With librarians preparing to gather in Washington for the 2019 Annual Conference, PW recently caught up with ALA's Kathi Kromer to talk about navigating today's unusual political climate, and why 'year-round advocacy' is the office's defining strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2019: ALA Professional Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers a look at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference's professional program, which this year features a strong emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: A Headline Grabbing ALA Annual Conference Wraps Up in New Orleans

A star-studded slate of authors and speakers energized and inspired librarians from the show’s main stages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers his picks from a strong 2018 ALA professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A star-studded main speaker program awaits attendees, June 21-26, in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?

Even with a hot-button issue on this year's ballot, only about 20% of ALA members bothered to vote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Executive Director: Let’s Work Together to “Modernize” ALA

The Week in Libraries, June 8, 2018: Among the headlines this week, ALA seeks member input on its future; NYPL honors a group of great young authors; and the San Francisco Public Library is the 2018 Gale/'Library Journal' Library of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: PW Talks to Incoming ALA President Jim Neal

Neal talks with PW about leading the association in a period of change, internally and politically. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

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