'Steve Jobs' and 'The Help' dominate reading lists in many American cities

Data gathered by Nielsen BookScan for The Daily Beast show many of the same titles are popular in American cities – but exceptions include 'Heaven Is For Real' and 'The Great Gatsby.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An American History Summer Reading List

If you're looking for a summer reading list that highlights American history, including political upheavals and Native American stories, we got you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-20 10:32:42 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestseller List: ‘Steve Jobs’ Lands at #2

'Becoming Steve Jobs,' Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli’s biography of the late Apple CEO, rose from the #8 spot to the #2 spot on Apple’s bestseller list for the week ended March 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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Obama shares his June reading list, but don't expect any beach reads

Former President Obama is out of office but he’s keeping up on politics and social issues with the books he’s reading. Obama shared a list of books he's been reading on Facebook on Saturday. The list is long on intellectual nonfiction and short on anything that could be described as a beach read.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Tried To Give Steve Jobs His Liver—But Jobs Refused

In the forthcoming book Becoming Steve Jobs, we learn just how close Tim Cook and Steve Jobs really were. Here, an exclusive excerpt: Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli and co-author Brent Schlender's new book, Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution Of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Reading List Inspired by the AMMONITE Trailer

If you're excited about the romantic drama fictionalizing the life of paleontologist Mary Anning, check out these books like AMMONITE. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-23 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Outsiders in Love: A Reading (and Watching) List

“Everything is copy.” That was an Ephron family saying that I’ve adopted as my own maxim, and it is in that spirit that my debut novel A World Between––a tale of two queer women of color, Eleanor and Leena, who grow away from and towards each other over the course of 13 years––is a web […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 08:48:45 UTC ]
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How Amazon puts misinformation on your reading list | John Naughton

Algorithms routinely come up with ‘recommendations’ for anti-vax ‘bestsellers’ or juices that cure cancerIt’s a truism that we live in a “digital age”. It would be more accurate to say that we live in an algorithmically curated era – that is, a period when many of our choices and perceptions are... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-08 16:00:12 UTC ]
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The Reading List Behind ‘Nice White Parents’

Everyone wants what’s best for their children’s education. But who gets to decide what’s best? The reporter behind our new podcast from Serial shares the books that helped her answer that question. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-30 13:43:33 UTC ]
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The Complexities and Joys of Adult Female Friendship: A Reading List

Women’s friendships have always been fertile ground for literary exploration. One reason we wanted to write a memoir of our own decade-long friendship is that books are one of the few places that have always reflected the intensity and complexity of platonic relationships. The world at large... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 08:48:02 UTC ]
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In Lieu of the Olympics: A Reading List For Your Sports Fix

With the Olympics postponed, you might be missing your sports fix. In case you need a taste of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat, I’ve compiled a collection of sports books to read this summer while we wait for news about the Tokyo Games. Instead of a torch, light a candle and let […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 08:48:16 UTC ]
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PA compiles audio reading list for parliamentarians

The Publishers Association has compiled a summer audio reading list for parliamentarians as it urges them to remove VAT on audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:39:44 UTC ]
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One critic’s summer reading list: From a scandalous memoir to obscure literary journalism

Michael Dirda is taking a vacation next month, and he’s already getting his to-be-read pile in order. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-01 16:17:23 UTC ]
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Summer 2020 YA Books: Your Reading List Is Hot, Hot, Hot

Grab your TBR lists. This year's roundup of Summer 2020 YA books is hot, hot, hot. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:32:00 UTC ]
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An Anti-Racist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, we present this list—compiled by the comics editors at Publishers Weekly —of graphic titles about African American life and history. The titles here... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-06-16 16:00:22 UTC ]
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Megha Majumdar’s ‘A Burning’ is blazing up the bestseller list and emerging as the must-read novel of the summer

The story rages along, bright and scalding, illuminating three intertwined lives in contemporary India. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 05:29:42 UTC ]
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According to the New York Times bestseller lists, a lot of people are reading about racism.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi pointed out on Twitter last night that books about racism (including two of his own, How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning) are making up a significant portion of the New York Times bestseller lists. “The resistance is from the loudness of demonstrations to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-11 14:11:24 UTC ]
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An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List

The works of fiction highlighted here confront slavery, Jim Crow segregation, racial bias in the workplace, wrongful conviction and imprisonment, and police brutality. The post An Anti-Racist Fiction Reading List appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-06-11 10:00:25 UTC ]
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Antiracist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, PW’s comics editors have compiled a list of graphic titles about African American life and history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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