The popular books that brought Americans together in a common culture

The canon of popular American literature not only unified the culture, it helped create the national narrative of individualism and self-reliance. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-07-16 14:03:05 UTC ]
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The popular books that brought Americans together in a common culture

The canon of popular American literature not only unified the culture, it helped create the national narrative of individualism and self-reliance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-07-16 14:03:05 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
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6 Lovely Children's Books About Asian American Culture

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and it’s the perfect time to discover some new stories about Asian people, places, food and culture. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-20 09:45:24 UTC ]
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Creating a Common Language for Cross-Cultural Kid’s Book Collaboration

An American and an Italian crossed the language barrier to produce a gorgeous new children's book, Jemmy Button, along with a common language of creative co-production. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 23 Most Popular Books on Book Riot in 2023

These are the 23 most clicked-on books featured on Book Riot in 2023, from fantasy to literary fiction and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-16 11:45:00 UTC ]
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Book Depot Acquires American Book Company

In a major deal in the bargain book business, Book Depot, the bargain book distributor based in Thorold, Ont., has acquired American Book Company headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-11-22 15:24:09 UTC ]
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South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

The Book Development Council is readying its 2019 National Book Week, South African Book Fair and national indigenous language festivals. The post South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-28 05:30:32 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club's next book will be Laila Lalami's 'The Other Americans'

The Los Angeles Times Book Club has selected "The Other Americans" as its next book and hosts a July 30 conversation with author Laila Lalami at the Skirball Cultural Center. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 14:00:03 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club’s next book will be Laila Lalami's ‘The Other Americans’

The Los Angeles Times Book Club has selected “The Other Americans” as its next book and hosts a July 30 conversation with author Laila Lalami at the Skirball Cultural Center. The novel is a mystery and family drama that unfolds in a Southern California desert town after a Moroccan immigrant... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 14:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: the most popular books and which Broadway show is getting involved

World Book Night, the celebration of reading which includes the distribution of free books, has arrived. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian American Book Club Launches with Lunar New Year Party

The organization held its soft launch party last night in Brooklyn, N.Y., which event coproduced by Hachette Book Group and Kundiman and featured six authors, including Curtis Chin and Kat Chow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book Behind ‘American Fiction’ Came Out 23 Years Ago. It’s Still Current.

The movie, with its handful of Oscar nominations, has refocused attention on “Erasure,” a satire of the literary world and its racial biases. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-02-03 10:02:42 UTC ]
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The Most Popular Books in US Public Libraries 2023

Surveying the data reported from 19 public libraries across the country, here are the top 10 most popular books in 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-12-21 14:40:59 UTC ]
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The 16 Books Most Commonly Stolen from High School Libraries

The most commonly stolen books from high school libraries follow a pattern: they're usually mystery, poetry, or graphic novel titles. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-07 11:32:00 UTC ]
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6 New Books for the Pop Culture Aficionado

This week augurs a veritable cornucopia of pop culture tomes. Marvel movies! Standup comedy! Board games! American Girl dolls! The Chicago Bulls! 2000s indie rock! These six books run the gamut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage

The German publishers association is organizing a Frankfurt Book Fair event to discuss reduced books and literature coverage across the country's news media. The post At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-03 23:29:59 UTC ]
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