The 20 reads book people actually want this year

Check out our 2020 holiday book gift guide for the best non-fiction and fiction picks for literary enthusiasts on your list. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-30 15:00:05 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Books: Favorite reads of the year from our Critics at Large and more book news

Greetings and salutations! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, Books editor of the L.A. Times with this week’s books newsletter. CRITICS PICKS This week the entire Sunday Calendar section is taken up with critics picks for the year in film, television, theater, music, art — and books. Seven of our Critics at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20 books to read this summer

These summer reads make great companions whether you're hitting the beach or staying in. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-27 13:36:17 UTC ]
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Reading My Bliss: How 20-Year-Old Manga Helps Get Me Through the Day

Bliss is rare these days. Enjoy it. For me, that means burying myself in twenty-year-old manga to get through the day. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-28 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Darling Reads and Maldon Books named newcomers of the year

Indie bookshops Darling Reads in West Yorkshire and Maldon Books in Essex have jointly won the National Book Tokens Newcomer of the Year award for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 15:41:28 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-20 16:53:51 UTC ]
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The Beatles announce Get Back, first official book in 20 years

Hanif Kureishi writes introduction to book edited from 120 hours of conversations from the Let It Be sessions, in tandem with Peter Jackson documentaryThe first official Beatles book since seminal Anthology in 2000 is to be published in August 2021.The Beatles: Get Back will tell the story of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:00:23 UTC ]
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20 New Asian American Books to Read Right Now

It’s been just over 45 years since the publication of Aiiieeeee!, a groundbreaking and trailblazing anthology that established the category of Asian American literature. Since then, we’ve seen the amalgamation of great organizations centering around Asian American Pacific Islander literature,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The 20 Books to read this summer

A look at the novels and nonfiction that can transport you to faraway places ? without ever leaving home. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 13:34:57 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:33:44 UTC ]
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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 19:37:34 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Free Kindle Books You Can Read in Isolation

These twenty great free Kindle books are available to read free on your Kindle through Prime, Unlimited, sales, or your local library's ebook collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-15 10:35:32 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Feel-Good Science Fiction Books

These 20 feel-good science fiction books will suit different tastes and moods, but they’re all comfort food of some variety. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-14 10:34:55 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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20 Of The Best Books To Give As Gifts This Year

These are the best books to gift this holiday season, according to book lovers on Goodreads. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-12-13 17:33:40 UTC ]
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Tomlinson to retire after 13 years at The Book People

Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-30 01:43:54 UTC ]
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The Book People and Save the Children to publish 7-year-old Tom Burlison

Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 01:00:26 UTC ]
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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions

Salman Rushdie’s take on Don Quixote, Elton John’s memoirs and a study of criminals in Broadmoor – a selection of the biggest and most interesting books announced at the fairQuichotte by Salman Rushdie (August 2019)Inspired by Don Quixote, this novel following the adventures of an ageing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney’s Normal People crowned critics’ book of the year

Sally Rooney’s Normal People is the critics’ choice for book of the year, with eight publications including it in their end-of-year reviews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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