To get us through, finding the wisdom of books written in isolation

Take solace in works such as ‘Robinson Crusoe,’ ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’ ‘Walden’ and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie, Diana Gabaldon and other authors reflect on the books they find most transporting

This summer, instead of squeezing one more book into our suitcases, we’ll need what we read to transport us to faraway places. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 06:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books Embrace the Wisdom of Death

Death is a part of life, but much of modern society has shunned this fact to its great detriment, according to several forthcoming books on religion and spirituality this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Eat Your Books Review: Search a Recipe Database to Find Out What's for Dinner

Searching this cookbook mega-index is the best way to find out what's for dinner. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-04-18 13:00:00 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Free Kindle Books You Can Read in Isolation

These twenty great free Kindle books are available to read free on your Kindle through Prime, Unlimited, sales, or your local library's ebook collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-15 10:35:32 UTC ]
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Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
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Books Help Seekers Find Spiritual Practices in Strange Places

Fewer and fewer people identify as religious in the traditional sense, but unconventional spiritual practices are on the rise, as evidenced by several new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott Turow Finds the Thrilling Life, in Court and in Books

In the author's latest legal thriller, an aging lawyer angles for one more win before retirement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

I SIT WITH María Lynch and Sandra Pareja in the sixth-story office of Casanovas & Lynch, a literary agency in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Lynch is a partner at the agency, Pareja does foreign rights, and both of them are also literary agents. We talk about the many roles an agent... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-06 13:30:42 UTC ]
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5 New Books Written By Women That Get Real About Mental Health

As the public conversations around mental health continue to grow, these new books about living with mental illness offer more insight. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-28 11:41:26 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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LeBron James, my hero, has written a children’s book.

Is there anything LeBron James can’t do? Before you attempt to form a response, let me save you some time; the answer, of course, is no. Case in point: HarperCollins yesterday announced a two-book deal with the LeBron James Foundation. James’ debut, a picture book titled I Promise,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-19 16:36:39 UTC ]
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Brazilian Writer Deletes Children's Book Co-Written By Kobe Bryant

Novelist Paulo Coelho told AP he's deleting the draft of the book he wrote with Bryant "because it didn’t make any sense to publish without him" and it “wouldn’t add anything relevant to him or his family." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-27 23:42:14 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Books Written By Or About Refugees

When the news becomes too difficult to watch, these books about refugees will having you questioning the blurred line between fiction and reality. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:38:59 UTC ]
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11 Inclusive Children’s Books Written By Women of Color

These inclusive children's books by women of color highlight awesome yet underrepresented communities like Sikh, indigenous, and Dominican. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-21 11:35:59 UTC ]
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How To Find Upcoming Book Releases by Date

Five sites and resources that organize upcoming book releases by date, and will make keeping track of upcoming releases a lot easier on you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-19 11:37:54 UTC ]
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Marie Kondo has a new book to help your kids find the joy of tidying up. Hers have.

The organizing guru talks about her latest book, “Kiki & Jax,” a picture book with a familiar message. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-04 14:15:00 UTC ]
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