St. Patrick's Day: New York City residents can get a free book by an Irish writer

The Irish Arts Center in New York City will be handing out thousands of books by Irish writers to NYC residents on the holiday. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than Potatoes: Irish Cookbooks for St. Patrick's Day

For those with Irish heritage, or those happy to be Irish for the day, a few new cookbooks on Irish cuisine offer up dishes beyond corned beef and soda bread. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: British and Irish children head to school dressed as book-based characters

World Book Day is celebrated on March 5 in Britain and Ireland and an important part of the day is children dressing up as a literary character for school. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day is Back!

Free Comic Book Day is back!! Before you head to your local comic book store, check out our faves and remember to support your local. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-06 10:31:00 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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Carmen Marcus and the Book Corner launch free course for working-class writers

Author Carmen Marcus has teamed up with the North Yorkshire bookshop Book Corner to offer aspiring working-class writers a free course on developing a strategy to write professionally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 19:37:39 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City

The second Children’s Books Salon in New York City brought together 26 international and nearly 70 American children’s book publishers for meetings and discussions. The post Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Readers Rack Up Pages Read in Free Translations from AmazonCrossing for World Book Day

A fast-updating ticker from Amazon Charts is displaying how many pages have been read in nine prominent translations curated by the editors of AmazonCrossing. These #readtheworld titles can be downloaded free through April 24 in recognition of World Book Day. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish writers unite to get Hannigan's book to number one

Irish authors have launched a social media campaign to get Emma Hannigan's latest novel, Letters To My Daughters, to number one after the mother-of-two revealed she has "little time left" to live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French Books Highlighted at Frankfurt Guest of Honor Luncheon in New York City

Editors and agents came together to celebrate France’s role as 2017 Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair–and to hear about contemporary French titles. The post French Books Highlighted at Frankfurt Guest of Honor Luncheon in New York City appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s Shifts in Ebook and Print; London Book Fair Plans a Writer’s Digest Day

In Canada, BookNet's check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer's Digest. The post Industry Notes: Canada’s Shifts in Ebook and Print; London Book Fair Plans a Writer’s Digest Day appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opens in New York City

Amazon will open its seventh bookstore, and first in New York City—the heart of U.S. trade publishing and the hometown of Barnes & Noble—on May 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last Day to Vote In One Book, One New York Program

New York City's new reading initiative, which will encourage residents of each of the five boroughs to read the same book, will close its online polls on March 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S's Books and the City to host submissions day

Simon & Schuster UK's online community of women's fiction, Books and the City, is to host a Digital Originals submission day on 15th July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What You Should Pick Up on Free Comic Book Day

Want to know what to look out for during today's Free Comic Book Day? We've got you covered. The post What You Should Pick Up on Free Comic Book Day appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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