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 industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

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Benjamin Zephaniah | 'To tell the real, honest truth about the history of Britain would mean changing the history books'

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Chronicle Books Forms Chronicle Chroma

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Chronicle Books New Imprint Named Chronicle Prism

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David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

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U.S. Book Show: Humor, History, and Hope at Adult Authors Chat

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The 100-year-old story of South Africa's first history book in the isiZulu language

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