South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

The Book Development Council is readying its 2019 National Book Week, South African Book Fair and national indigenous language festivals. The post South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-28 05:30:32 UTC ]
News tagged with: #book week #reading culture #book fair

Other Publishing stories related to: 'South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture'


For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gay penguins #challenged books


London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week

The London Book Fair's annual London Book and Screen Week events include a cooking demonstration, films, and onstage discussions. The post London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #screen week


London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary

The writings and adaptations of  'oustanding female writers whose work continues to be iconic and influential' is featured in the 'Book and Screen Week' program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April. The post London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #screen week


Pantheons of the Past in the Present: A Reading List of Modern African Books Based on Mythology

Every society, civilization and culture has mythologies and cosmologies; they make up a corpus of ancient and sacred narratives that help give meaning to the world. Passed down through generations, myths educate and clarify our place in a world full of things and forces that are larger than us.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-03 08:30:51 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reading list #world full


What Should You Read Next? Here Are the Best Reviewed Books of the Week

Bryan Washington’s Family Meal, Mary Gabriel’s Madonna: A Rebel Life, Jhumpa Lahiri’s Roman Stories, andWerner Herzog’s Every Man for Himself and God Against All all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s book review aggregator. * Fiction 1.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-13 11:00:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book review #lit hub #book marks #jhumpa lahiri #rebel life #family meal #bryan washington #reviewed books


Sharjah International Book Fair Names South Korea Its Guest of Honor

The upcoming 42nd edition of Sharjah International Book Fair will host South Korea as is guest of honor market in November. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Names South Korea Its Guest of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-08 21:04:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international book #honor appeared


Beijing International Book Fair: A Four-Day Run This Week

Running four days starting June 15, the 29th Beijing International Book Fair is to be staged at the National Convention Center. The post Beijing International Book Fair: A Four-Day Run This Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-12 18:51:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international book #week appeared


What Should You Read Next? Here Are the Best Reviewed Books of the Week

Jenny Erpenbeck’s Kairos, Deborah Levy’s August Blue, and Frieda Hughes’ George: A Magpie Memoir all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” * Fiction 1. Kairos by Jenny Erpenbeck (New Directions) 10 Rave • 3... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-09 08:53:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #rotten tomatoes #lit hub #book marks #deborah levy #jenny erpenbeck #reviewed books


Literati Book Fairs Expand into Minneapolis with Start Reading Now Partnership

The arrangement will bring some 21 free Literati book fairs to Minneapolis schools in 2023 and will fund free books for kids in need. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #free books #start reading


London Book Fair: A ‘Journey of African Publishing’

Amid a digital transition in Africa, key publishing players at London Book Fair say they see more content coming from the continent. The post London Book Fair: A ‘Journey of African Publishing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-19 05:57:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #london book fair #london book #digital transition #african publishing


What will we be reading next year? Five biggest trends from the London book fair

The publishing jamboree was finally back after a two year break with clues of what we can expect in bookshops once all the deals are signedAfter two years off because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the London book fair, one of the biggest international literary events, returned in full force last... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-13 12:56:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #london book #full force #covid-19 pandemic #biggest trends


Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book illustrator #jerry pinkney


London Book Fair Announces Three-Week Format in June

Today naming themes set for six days in the latter part of June, London Book Fair also announces four conferences before Bologna. The post London Book Fair Announces Three-Week Format in June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-06 18:23:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #london book fair #june appeared


The New SDG Book Club African Chapter Releases Its First Reading List

Selections for the African chapter of the Sustainable Development Goals Book Club include two titles in Indigenous African languages. The post The New SDG Book Club African Chapter Releases Its First Reading List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-27 20:25:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club #reading list #african chapter


Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #bologna children’s book fair


Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #e-book #south korea


At Bologna Children’s Book Fair: A Program on African Innovators

The 2020 edition of Bologna Children's Book Fair will feature four of the most visible publishing leaders in today's African markets. The post At Bologna Children’s Book Fair: A Program on African Innovators appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-21 18:31:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #book fair #bologna children


British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program

Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council. The post British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-17 08:30:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #london book #london book fair


Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair

Part of Sharjah's program of 'collaborations with knowledge-based cultural centers,' the deal was signed while the emirate was the Moscow fair's guest city. The post Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-08 21:23:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international book #post sharjah