‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

#1000BlackGirlBooks is a project headed by an 11-year-old in Philadelphia who wants to promote diversity in children's books. The post ‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Mirror launches year-long reading campaign

The Daily Mirror is to run a We Love Reading campaign, backed by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’

Just launched this month, Croatia's 'free reading zone', funded by government and private donors, is intended to offer thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors. The post Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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These Pictures Of Dogs Taken Over a 12-Year Span Will Make You Hug a Dog

Photographer Amanda Jones talks to Co.Create about her book, Dog Years, in which she revisits her canine photo subjects after 12 years.A parody video last year called Cathood teased the idea of Richard Linklater's real-time aging epic Boyhood, if it were about pets. A new coffee table book... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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THE NICKEL BOYS Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

Check out our THE NICKEL BOYS book club questions and discussion summary to help you prepare for your next book club discussion. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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6 of the Cutest and Newest Romance Manga You Can Read This Year

Are you into shoujo manga? Romance, sparkles, first loves and kisses? These 2020 romance manga will enchant you this year! Continue reading at Book Riot

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BookCon Launches Virtual 'Read-a-Thon'

BookCon will hold a virtual day-long reading series on Saturday, April 11, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, as part of its new BookCon Virtual Author Tour Series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Polari Prize launches tour to celebrate 10 year anniversary

The Polari Prize will celebrate a decade of championing fresh literary talent this year with a UK tour for its literary salon as submissions open for its flagship First Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading Up on Whiteness: Religion Publishers Tackle Racial Inequality

Religion publishers are leading discussions about race in an attempt to explain how white Christians can help heal racial divisions in several new books publishing between now and fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hurst launches Afterwords podcast to celebrate 50 years

Hurst Publishers has launched a podcast called “Afterwords”, celebrating six groundbreaking books published during its 50-year history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Key Tips for How to Read More This Year

By Oliver Tearle Finding the time to relax with a good book can be difficult, but there are a few practical steps you can take which might help to increase your book-reading productivity in 2020.  We’re sceptical of lists which promise ‘sure-fire ways to guarantee you’ll read more this year’,... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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A Year in Reading: Zoë Ruiz

I spent most of the year living in a small town in Oregon where I read a lot of student work and finished my MFA thesis. There I read my first but not last book by Octavia E. Butler, Kindred. I borrowed Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, from a graduate... Continue reading at The Millions

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'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Named B&N Book of the Year

Barnes & Noble booksellers around the country have voted to name Charlie Mackesy’s illustrated fable 'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' Barnes & Noble’s 2019 Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Year in Reading: Nayomi Munaweera

Good Talk by Mira Jacob This is simply the best literary (in gorgeous graphic novel form) exploration of what it means to be an immigrant in the U.S. I’ve seen in years. Jacob talks about what being a parent in our current trash-fire of an age is like, what it means to have to explain … The post... Continue reading at The Millions

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A Year in Reading: Shea Serrano

Bestselling author Shea Serrano shares his favorite 2019 reads, including an out-of-print travelogue about a pool hustler and Chuck Klosterman stories. The post A Year in Reading: Shea Serrano appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Bluemoose launches subscription model for its women-only publishing year

Bluemoose Books is launching a subscription model for the first time, to accompany its year of only publishing female writers over 45 in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B&N Launches Book of the Year Award

As one of the first initiatives under the leadership of new CEO James Daunt, Barnes & Noble has announced the shortlist for a new Book of the Year award. The nominees and winner are chosen by B&N booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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