This Alaska bookstore in Sarah Palin’s hometown isn’t backing down about its drag story time.

Respect and support to Wasilla, Alaska’s Black Birch Books, who’re getting a lot of online flack for announcing a drag story time in June. But despite a slew of negative, and sometimes threatening, comments and reviews, Black Birch owner Taylor Jordan is going on with the show. As she told Alaska News Source: It’s really […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-04 15:21:17 UTC ]
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This Alaska bookstore in Sarah Palin’s hometown isn’t backing down about its drag story time.

Respect and support to Wasilla, Alaska’s Black Birch Books, who’re getting a lot of online flack for announcing a drag story time in June. But despite a slew of negative, and sometimes threatening, comments and reviews, Black Birch owner Taylor Jordan is going on with the show. As she told... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-04 15:21:17 UTC ]
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Protests won't stop Drag Queen Story Time, bookstore owner says

Independent book store Book Keeper will continue to hold Drag Queen Story Time after protests. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-12-13 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award for second time

Sarah Hall has become the first author to win the BBC National Short Story Award twice in its 15-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Just in time for an updated ‘West Side Story,’ a look back at the 1961 classic

Richard Barrios’s new book delves into the history of the film adaptation that did boffo business and won multiple Oscars. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Harper Lee is back in court – this time suing her own hometown

'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee alleges that her hometown is exploiting her trademark and personality rights. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Whiteside isn’t a typical ballet star, and his memoir isn’t a typical ballet story

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The Real Story of Why Disney+ Changed Its Logo: A ‘Different Time of Night’

Disney's logo and branding are a tale as old as time--but even classic stories need a new chapter every now and again. In March, Disney+ unveiled its full Hulu integration for bundle subscribers, combining the Disney+ and Hulu libraries in one application. This came with... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Is print dead? Not at this indie bookstore publishing L.A.'s untold stories

A local electrical engineer with a passion for literature is on a mission to share the stories of local authors who have struggled to break into the mainstream publishing industry. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon's Kindle Scribe dips back to an all-time low, plus the rest of this week's best tech deals

Apple and Google recently held events to showcase new products and services. From a deals perspective, that means some older iPads are hitting new low prices — we even spotted a few modest $30 and $50 discounts on brand new iPad Air and iPad Pro models. Google's latest smartphone, the Pixel 8a,... Continue reading at Engadget

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Bring Back the Big, Comfortable Bookstore Reading Chair

This was a regular feature of my childhood, though it feels so long ago and far away, conceptually as well as literally, that I nearly forgot it ever happened: I’d go into town to the mall with my mom, and she’d drop me at the doors of the Borders or Barnes and Noble while she […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-19 09:55:59 UTC ]
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Looking back, Sarah Cooper 'wasn't ready' for viral fame: 'I suffered a lot of humiliation'

In a new memoir about her sudden rise, Cooper, who came to prominence lip-syncing Donald Trump, faces the personal and professional costs of going viral. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-02 10:00:13 UTC ]
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Back from Behind Like Patrick Mahomes: A Reading List of Comeback Stories

At halftime of this year’s Super Bowl, the marquee game of the NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs trailed the Philadelphia Eagles 24-14 in Glendale, Arizona. What transpired next was the latest remarkable comeback in the career of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, one of the most compelling... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-08-24 09:55:25 UTC ]
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The AirPods Pro drop back to an all-time low, plus the rest of this week's best tech deals

This week, the biggest event in tech took place in Seoul with Samsung's Unpacked showcase. Among other announcements, the company officially unveiled its latest foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Fold 5. It's not even available yet, but Amazon is offering a $200 gift card if you pre-order from... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-07-28 18:33:17 UTC ]
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May Bookstore Sales Bounce Back

After falling in April, bookstore sales rose 6% in May over 2022, rising to $650 million from $613 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Transgender woman, bookstore, teacher sue over Montana law banning drag reading events

A transgender woman, the owners of an independent bookstore and an educator who teaches in costume are among those challenging Montana's first-in-the-nation law that bans people dressed in drag from reading to children in public schools or libraries Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-07 01:02:34 UTC ]
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Transgender woman, bookstore, teacher sue over Montana law banning drag reading events

A transgender woman, the owners of an independent bookstore and an educator who teaches in costume are among those challenging Montana's first-in-the-nation law that bans people dressed in drag from reading to children in public schools or libraries Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-07 00:47:04 UTC ]
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How a Riverside bookstore, a cultural oasis, got a new lease — drag readings and all

Not long after its drag queen story hours attracted protests, Riverside's Cellar Door Bookstore got evicted. But at this oasis of inclusion, the show will go on Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-04 13:00:17 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on US book bans: time to fight back | Editorial

Censorship is surging thanks to an organised rightwing minority targeting books on LGBTQ and Black characters and issues“A book is a loaded gun in the house next door,” warns a character in Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s dystopian vision of an America where books are considered so dangerous they... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Kirk Cameron-drag queen story hour cage match is officially on.

Children: choose your fighter. In the red corner: evangelist actor, “loving husband,” and new children’s book author Kirk Cameron, who had a crowd of “hundreds” at his Christian-themed children’s book reading in Hendersonville, Tennessee, over the weekend, after conceiving of the “wholesome”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-02-27 15:51:22 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite Kids falls back to an all-time low

Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite Kids tablet offers a more eye-friendly reading experience than the regular Kindle Kids, but that features comes at a premium price. Right now, though, they're on sale with the biggest discounts we've seen yet, letting you grab one for just $105 or $55 (34 percent) off... Continue reading at Engadget

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