The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox?

We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox. The Ready Player Two promotional event will start with a Q&A with Cline and […] The post The biggest book tour in history is taking place on . . . Roblox? first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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10 of the Biggest Book Deals in History

Ever wonder just how big a book deal payout can be? One reader ranked ten of the biggest book deals in history. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-24 11:33:50 UTC ]
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Atwood takes book tour to Australia and New Zealand

Margaret Atwood is taking her book tour to Australia and New Zealand next year in celebration of the global publication of The Testaments (Vintage). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 00:57:59 UTC ]
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Dialogue Books to take authors on UK tour

Dialogue Books is taking eight of its authors on a tour of the UK in May and November, kicking off with dates in Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego’s Laotian community pushes for a place in California history books

Members of San Diego’s Laotian community have launched a statewide movement to get their history added to California textbooks. Lao Advocacy Organization San Diego, or LaoSD, formed last fall after then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that added lessons on the Vietnamese American refugee... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-FBI chief James Comey takes his book tour to Amazon

James Comey's book tour will make a stop at Amazon.com Inc. headquarters Monday. The former FBI director will discus his new book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership," part of which takes aim at President Donald Trump, who fired Comey last year as the bureau's investigated Russian... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse New York’s Inaugural Children’s Books Salon to Take Place January 23-24

The New York office of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, together with Publishing Perspectives, will host the first two-day Children’s Books Salon in New York City on January 23–24, 2018. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse New York’s Inaugural Children’s Books Salon to Take Place January 23-24 appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair

On the way to producing a new joint international children's book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow's fair are collaborating on a tour. The post BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-27 05:30:16 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales Continue reading at Fast Company

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Children’s Books Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The History of Books Chronicled in ‘Books’

Although book historian Martyn Lyons has already published a half-dozen titles about books and reading, he still uncovered surprises about the subject while researching his forthcoming Books: A Living History, an illustrated overview of books in every form as well as the growth of the publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Great Novels That Take Place Over the Course of a Day

A book that takes place in one day offers immersion in a character’s life and consciousness, with the added resonance of a creative constraint that mirrors our own lived experience of 24 hours with changing light, ticking numbers, and the book-ends of sleep. My attempt to try this in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-19 08:50:02 UTC ]
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Hutchinson Heinemann 2022 showcase takes place in-person

One of the first in-person publisher showcases took place this week with the 2022 line-up from the recently launched Hutchinson Heinemann imprint.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 02:33:14 UTC ]
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