Staff Pick: 'Names on the Land' by George Stewart

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends 'Names on the Land' by George Stewart which celebrates the history and diverse nature of place-naming in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Staff Pick: 'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco

Senior reviews editor Peter Cannon recommends 'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco, a Sherlock Holmes-like murder mystery set in a secluded Italian monastery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Alex George Named 2022 Midwest Bookseller of the Year

Author Alex George, the owner of Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, Mo., was named Midwest Bookseller of the Year by the Midwest Indie Booksellers Association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins 10-way auction for His Name is George Floyd

Transworld has triumphed in a 10-way auction for His Name is George Floyd by two Washington Post reporters, Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 17:52:20 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2019

Though we've named our best books of 2019, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2019. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2018

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monitor staff picks the best 2018 nonfiction titles

Rick Bragg's 'The Best Cook in the World' and 'Enlightenment Now' by Steven Pinker were two of our favorites for this year.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheryl Sandberg asked Facebook staff to investigate George Soros' finances

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., told employees to investigate the financial interests of billionaire George Soros in response to his January criticism of the social media giant. Sandberg wanted to know if Soros had a financial incentive to criticize Facebook, the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2017

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Long Lankin' and 'The Mark of Cain' by Lindsey Barraclough

If you like 'Stranger Things,' you should pick up these two books by Lindsey Barraclough, says PW assistant editor Drucilla Shultz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Fear City' by Kim Phillips-Fein

Reviews editor Alex Crowley recommends 'Fear City' by Kim Phillips-Fein, which explores the destructive rise of Neoliberalism in the wake of 1960s social upheaval and global economic shocks of the early 1970s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Rampage' by Justin Scott

A thriller first published in 1986 and set in the world of New York real estate development reads as fresh now as when it came out. And not just because Trump gets a mention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Others' by Matthew Rohrer

Associate editor John Maher tells a ghost story and recommends Matthew Rohrer's otherworldly Russian nesting doll of a novel in verse, 'The Others.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches' by Matsuo Bashō

Assistant news editor John Maher recommends 17th Century Japanese poet Matsuo Bashō's haibun, or travel essays mixed with haiku, including perhaps his best-known work, 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Art of American Book Covers: 1875-1930' by Richard Minsky

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends 'The Art of American Book Covers: 1875-1930' by Richard Minsky, focusing on the stamped hardcovers that were prominent before the dominance of dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'Cleopatra’s Wedding Present' by Robert Tewdwr Moss

Reviews director Louisa Ermelino recommends 'Cleopatra’s Wedding Present' by Robert Tewdwr Moss, an intimate travelogue from a young English journalist recounting his journey through the Syria of the 1990s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: '#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media' by Cass R. Sunstein

Reviews editor Annie Coreno recommends '#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media' by Cass R. Sunstein, an incisive look at the intersection of the Internet and democracy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters' by Emil Ferris

Senior news editor Calvin Reid recommends 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters' by Emil Ferris, a graphic novel set in an impossibly rich world of working class misfits and social grotesques. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: 'The Singapore Grip' by J.G. Farrell

Senior reviews editor Peter Cannon recommends 'The Singapore Grip' by J.G. Farrell, about the impact of war on a group of English people in the period leading up to Japan’s entry into World War II. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff Pick: '99 Stories of God' by Joy Williams

Reviews editor Seth Satterlee recommends '99 Stories of God' by Joy Williams, 99 whimsical, thought-provoking shorts that consider God from many perspectives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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