The Importance of Looking Up (shelftalker)

Anticipating the Apollo 11 anniversary, a bookseller appreciates the power of a great book about space for kids. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-21 12:00:33 UTC ]
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Tim Wu: Net Neutrality 'As Important, If Not More Important, than the First Amendment'

“If we do one thing over the next few years,” Wu said, “it must be to restore net neutrality it must be to restore our informational freedoms.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Ope, Or Not to Ope, That Is the Question (shelftalker)

When so many businesses are reopening to the public, why are we still curbside-only? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 12:06:35 UTC ]
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Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:32:15 UTC ]
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Studio Press acquires two 'important' early years series

Bonnier Books UK imprint Studio Press has acquired two new board book series for its early years publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 20:55:38 UTC ]
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S.A. Chakraborty Holds Forth (shelftalker)

An interview with the accomplished author of the Daevabad Trilogy, a book for all times and our times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 13:52:00 UTC ]
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7 important books for building an anti-racist workplace

Add these to your reading list if you want to create a truly inclusive work environment. As massive crowds fill the streets to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd, many people are also taking another important action: reading.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-04 07:00:55 UTC ]
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Coronavirus patterns make local news even more important

During the coronavirus pandemic, Ed Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, has written an impressive series of in-depth articles on the virus that causes COVID-19 and the often confusing details about how it has spread, what medical experts say we should be doing about it, and what governments... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-21 11:45:15 UTC ]
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The Flying Pig Games (shelftalker)

Promoting the fourth book in the Hunger Games series during COVID-19 invited a little video intervention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 10:49:35 UTC ]
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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

If you are currently living out your quarantine with an argumentative reader of fantasy and science fiction (possibly this person is your child, who knows), or if you aren’t but would like to be, you may get a kick out of this new video series from Penguin Random House, in which noted authors of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 14:08:45 UTC ]
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On the Importance of People and Place: An Encounter with Sarah Davis-Goff

I MET SARAH DAVIS-GOFF, novelist and editor, at a café in Dublin to talk about publishing, her recent novel, and the particular moment Irish literature is having. After our drinks — she had a soy latte, I drank green tea — she pushed open the door, exposing a scar on her wrist. “I got it […] The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-02 17:00:06 UTC ]
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Two Twos (shelftalker)

Two things I’m pretty sure are true and two things we’re doing at DDG to work around the closure of our selling floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 10:45:31 UTC ]
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Stars and Stares (shelftalker)

Kind acts and thoughtful generosity shine through the darker moments of this crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-07 12:25:42 UTC ]
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‘Walden’ may be the most famous act of social distancing. It’s also a lesson on the importance of community.

Henry David Thoreau’s most famous book is more than a guide to nature. It’s a memoir of grieving. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Hi, I’m a Bookseller! Can I Take Your Puzzle Order Today? (shelftalker)

A bookseller at BookPeople reflects on a week of online and curbside fulfillment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 12:00:32 UTC ]
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Clare Pooley | 'It is a book about the importance of community in a world where we are more connected than ever but more lonely than ever'

The sought-after first novel by former blogger Clare Pooley exposes the need for connection in the age of social media Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 07:25:26 UTC ]
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Dispatch from an Empty Store (shelftalker)

View from the front lines of bookselling just a few days into quarantine season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Life acquire ‘timely and important’ book about mental health in sport

Penguin Life will publish a "timely and important" book about mental health in sport by Gary Bloom titled Head in the Game.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 22:31:22 UTC ]
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Playing in Las Vegas (shelftalker)

Reviewing hundreds of toys for the ASTRA Best Toys for Kids nominations is keeping this Shelftalker blogger hard at play. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Reasons to Read ‘The Woman on the Windowsill’ (shelftalker)

A powerful academic history by a middle grade fantasy author casts a revealing light. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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