Sparks apologises to LGBTQ community

Nicholas Sparks has apologised to the LGBTQ community following the release of an email exchange from 2013.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 23:46:19 UTC ]
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Nicholas Sparks Apologizes To LGBTQ Community

"The Notebook" author released a statement after emails surfaced appearing to back at least some allegations of racism and homophobia made against him. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-17 18:44:43 UTC ]
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Usborne apologises after puberty book sparks social media backlash

Usborne Publishing has apologised and will revise the content of one its books after it suggested that girls have breasts “to look grown-up and attractive”. Growing Up for Boys was published in 2013 but readers have only recently voiced their outrage for the children’s guide to puberty on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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To Grow Consumer Revenue, Publishers Tap Into Communities Within Communities

Innovative paid content programs and direct-to-consumer strategies are reshaping sustainable revenue models. What can publishers learn from marketers of personalized dog food, Merino wool sneakers or vegan meal subscriptions? The lesson is clear: find niche passions, eliminate middlemen and get... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-10 21:05:05 UTC ]
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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #8 Featuring James Yang, Author of 'A Boy Named Isamu'

Yang is set to appear in conversation with Karen Wang of the New York Public Library. The live stream is set for Tuesday, August 2 at 1 PM ET. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House put up billboards displaying the work of LGBTQ authors in Texas and Florida.

In the midst of a deluge of book bans across the country, Penguin Random House has erected billboards featuring quotes from books by LGBTQ authors in six cities—New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Orlando, Miami and Austin. Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law and Texas’ anti-trans youth healthcare bills... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Billboards with Quotes From LGBTQ Books Placed in Book-Banning States

For Pride month, Penguin Random House installed billboard with quotes from LGBTQ books in areas where LGBTQ books are being banned. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #7, Featuring Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Author of 'Finding My Voice'

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LGBTQ Fiction Sales Surge in the U.S.

A recent report from NPD BookScan found that U.S. print book sales of LGBTQ fiction reached nearly 5 million units in 2021, doubling 2020 sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How mothers can be changemakers, at home and in the community

Angela Garbes thinks the pandemic offers a chance to change our approach to mothering and caregiving. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A new community-oriented bookstore has opened on the Lower East Side.

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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #6 Featuring Malaka Gharib, author of I Was 'Their American Dream'

The sixth installment in the AAPI Communities in Conversation series, featuring Malaka Gharib, author of 'I Was Their American Dream,' is now set for Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 1:00 pm ET. Register here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #5 Featuring Jai Chakrabarti

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What’s Happening With the Literary Community in Ukraine?

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AAPI Communities in Conversation #4: Sheldon Simeon, author of 'Cook Real Hawai’i'

If you missed the livestream, check out the recording of Sheldon Simeon, author of 'Cook Real Hawai’i' in conversation with Michelle Young of the Waimea Public Library. And register today for the next discussion, featuring Jai Chakrabarti, author of 'A Play for the End of the World.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Murder in the Red Light District Sparks a Reckoning of Power and Injustice in Lahore

Aamina Ahmad’s debut novel The Return of Faraz Ali begins with a moment of no return. Born and raised in Lahore’s old city, the young Faraz is forced to leave behind his mother and his sister Rozina. It isn’t until Faraz is an adult in 1968 working as a policeman, that he goes back to […] The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Register Today for AAPI Communities in Conversation #4 Featuring Top Chef Sheldon Simeon

Registration is still open for the fourth installment in the AAPI Communities in Conversation series, featuring Sheldon Simeon, author of 'Cook Real Hawai’i' in conversation with Michelle Young, from the Waimea Public Library. The live stream is set for Tuesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. ET. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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