The 15th-Century Wool Worker’s Son Who Made Books for Princes and Popes

“The Bookseller of Florence,” by Ross King, tells the history of Renaissance bookmaking through the story of Vespasiano da Bisticci, who rose from humble roots to dominate the trade. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Chalice Press Acquires Book by Minister Defrocked for Marrying Gay Son

Chalice Press has acquired a book by United Methodist pastor Frank Shaefer, who was defrocked in December for officiating at his gay son’s marriage six years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Borribles, once infamous children's books, reissued for 21st-century readers

Considered too inflammatory to publish in the wake of 1980s UK riots, these tales of anarchic runaways are to be re-released as ebooksMichael de Larrabeiti's classic stories of anarchic, pointy-eared street children the Borribles, which were judged to be so lawless in the 1980s that their... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Dutch Bookshop Goes Goth, In A 15th–Century Cathedral

"Not much is really sacred," Bob Dylan raspily mourned, citing "flesh–colored Christs that glow in the dark" and other choice bits of consumerism as evidence. And now, the Waanders In de Broeren bookshop is open for business inside a 15th–century cathedral. In the small municipality of Zwolle... Continue reading at Fast Company

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A Sweet Comic Book Made Entirely From GIFs

It's only natural, given that comic books have always lent themselves nicely to movement.     Continue reading at Wired

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Century buys book on digital dating

Century's Julia Twaites has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to He... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PublishNews Brazil: More Megastores Opening, Workers Get Book Vouchers

The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains continue to open new megastores, the government is issuing 18.8m workers vouchers to spend on books, and Abril Educação is prepping its IPO. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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VIDEO: How interactive books are made

David Begg, CEO of digital publisher Mindshapes, explains how his team turn traditional children's books into digital, interactive ones. Continue reading at BBC World

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Hubert made Book Aid director

Alison Hubert, previously of Macmillan Education, has been appointed as the new director of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book review: A father and son find common ground in 'Along the Way'

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez examine the nature of their relationship and the ways it's shaped their lives in their loving, candid new memoir.Martin Sheen was a struggling 21-year-old stage actor when his first son Emilio was born. Sheen, seventh of 10 children in a family that knew him as... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish

Because of the strange distortions of copyright protection, there are twice as many newly published books available on Amazon from 1850 as there are from 1950 Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Book review: 'Thinking the Twentieth Century' by Tony Judt and Timothy Snyder

Controversial political and social issues are examined with an intellectual passion.Thinking the Twentieth Century Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Abrams made director of Jewish Book Week

Journalist and TV researcher Hester Abrams has been appointed to the role of director of literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to Romance a Book Lover Without Giving a Book

You don't need a romance novel to find love. True romance is found in the small gestures of any great character arc. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘B-Side Books’ adds to your must-read stack with the best books you’ve never heard of

Launched in 2017, the essay series celebrates literature of “unsung, under-recognized genius.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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LSC Book Division Now Lakeside Book Company

Six months after it acquired LSC Communications, Atlas Holdings has renamed the book division Lakeside Book Company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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