SPCK accused of 'cashing in' on Eddo-Lodge success in book cover row

SPCK has been accused of "cashing in" on the success of Reni Eddo-Lodge by launching a book with a similar title and cover to Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 14:41:13 UTC ]
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SPCK to reprint race book with new cover after Eddo-Lodge row

SPCK has announced it is withdrawing the current printing of new release We Need to Talk About Race and will reprint the book with a new cover after an outcry over its similarity to Reni Eddo-Lodge’s hit book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 10:18:56 UTC ]
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Reni Eddo-Lodge polemic tops poll of most influential books by women

Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race beat books by Germaine Greer and Simone de BeauvoirReni Eddo-Lodge’s book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named the most influential book written by a woman. The 2017 book bested titles including Mary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty; and more book news

Welcome! It’s sunny here in El Segundo. I’m Carolyn Kellogg with not one but two essays from Critics at Large this week, because it has been a big week for cultural questions in the world of books. Let’s get started. THE FIRST BIG ESSAY Critic at Large Laila Lalami looks at two big recent essays... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age

750 artists redesigned the covers of classic books. Now 50 of them are going on tour. The post Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

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How Pelican Books Is Reimagining The Cover In The Age Of E-Books

Penguin's storied non-fiction brand is trying to redefine the book cover, as well as bridge the gap between physical books and ebooks.The covers of our favorite books are doors that lead into their internal literary worlds, and that's enough to make their designs important: a book's cover is the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Throwing the book at 'Thieves of Book Row'

Travis McDade tells of stealing and dealing of rare books in the early 20th century and the man who stopped it.It is hard to imagine a more gentlemanly trade than the buying and selling of old books. The very word "antiquarian" evokes tweedy, bespectacled fellows moving between dusty shelves to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Variations on Penguin Book Cover Mugs

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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-17 17:30:40 UTC ]
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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-15 22:27:37 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Reverses Course on Redesigned Book Covers

The bookseller planned to promote classic novels with covers featuring people of color for Black History Month. Critics accused it of “literary blackface.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-05 23:31:49 UTC ]
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How a Book Cover Gets Made: Nicole Caputo on Belletrist’s Studio Sessions

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2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront

These 2020 YA book covers showcase disability representation -- and may be the start of the sea change we need. Continue reading at Book Riot

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HQ buys 'groundbreaking' book from success coach DeWinter

HQ has bought the “groundbreaking” first book from executive success coach and social scientist Amanda DeWinter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Top 10 Nancy Drew Book Covers

Those yellow hardback Nancy Drew book covers are almost as iconic as the girl detective herself. But which ones are the best? Read on to find out! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-10 11:37:29 UTC ]
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Sometimes You Have to Build the Book Cover in Your Living Room

Humiliation is a debut collection of nine stories by Paulina Flores. Each story takes place in Chile, in port cities marked by poverty, and all are tied together with the themes of disgrace, pride and shame experienced both publicly and personally by each of the richly described characters.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-26 09:49:20 UTC ]
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The 78 Best Book Covers of 2019

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:49:03 UTC ]
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Nobody Looks Like Me: Seeking Diverse Book Covers

For young people of color, it has been historically difficult to find diverse YA book covers. But now? It's gettting better. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-22 11:40:38 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Book Covers of November

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-22 09:48:02 UTC ]
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