Tracy Flick is back — and she’s tired of losing

Tracy Flick, the ambitious high school student from Tom Perrotta's "Election," is now an assistant principal in the sequel, "Tracy Flick Can't Win" Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-07 13:57:02 UTC ]
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Tracy Flick is back — and she’s tired of losing

Tracy Flick, the ambitious high school student from Tom Perrotta's "Election," is now an assistant principal in the sequel, "Tracy Flick Can't Win" Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-07 13:57:02 UTC ]
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Lucy Liu as Tracy Flick and other new audiobooks for your playlist

Tom Perrotta’s novel features a terrific full cast. Also, new this month, wonderful narrations of ‘The Last White Rose’ and Horse.' Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-01 11:00:13 UTC ]
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Clint Smith’s Back-to-Back, Genre-Spanning Best Sellers

In 2021, “How the Word Is Passed” was on the hardcover nonfiction list for five weeks. Now Smith is back — with a book of poetry on the fiction list. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-13 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 09:51:08 UTC ]
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Government backs Hargreaves, rows back on blocking filesharing websites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:35 The Government has largely endorsed the recommendations of the Hargreaves Review, though, according to reports, business secretary Vince Cable has admitted that the website blocking clauses of the Digital Economy Act are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Winter Institute 2024: Happenings Back Home Split Some Booksellers’ Attention

A few booksellers attending Winter Institute 2024 have attracted attention on the show floor over unexpected events occurring back home at their stores. For one, B&N is planning to move next door; for another, a spouse's promotion might take him away from his store; for a third, eviction looms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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3 New Memoirs That Hold Nothing Back

Out this week are three memoirs that tell the full, unvarnished truth about breaking up with alcohol, defecting from right-wing conservatism, and living with a traumatic brain injury. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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They’re (Paper)back!: Winter 2024 YA Paperback Books for Your TBR

Your TBR has just grown by leaps and bounds, thanks to the winter 2024 YA paperback releases about to hit shelves. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-08 11:33:00 UTC ]
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‘I am so tired’: YouTuber Tom Scott ends Things You Might Not Know

British influencer posted a weekly video for 10 years, about everything from pegasus crossings to the National GridTen years ago, Tom Scott held up his phone camera and recorded a 90-second video about traffic lights on bridleways. In Britain, we have pelican crossings, toucan crossings and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-05 12:00:22 UTC ]
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Joe Sacco’s acclaimed graphic novel about Gaza is being rushed back into print.

Palestine, Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Joe Sacco’s seminal nonfiction graphic novel about Gaza, which pioneered the medium of “comics journalism” upon its publication over twenty years ago, has been rushed back into print in response to surging demand. First published across nine issues by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-11 17:26:58 UTC ]
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Tracy Behar Moves to Avery, Michael Szczerban Up at Little, Brown

Tracy Behar, founding publisher of Little, Brown Spark, has been named senior v-p and publisher at Avery and TarcherPerigee, effective next year, succeeding Megan Newman. At Little, Brown, Michael Szczerban has been named v-p and publisher of Voracious and Spark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahdon Israel Pulls Back the Curtain on Publishing

The senior editor at Simon & Schuster, who acquired NBA finalist ‘Temple Folk’ after putting out a call for submissions on Instagram, wants to make the publishing industry more transparent and accessible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Tracy K. Smith

“I have a lot of books on near-death experiences, psychic phenomena and past-life regression on my shelves,” says the two-time poet laureate, whose new book is the memoir “To Free the Captives.” “These kinds of books nudge me to remember our world is but one facet of an enormous continuity.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-16 10:00:11 UTC ]
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Writing Discipline Envy: Tracy K. Smith Wakes Early and Meditates

Tracy K. Smith’s To Free the Captives: A Plea for the American Soul is available tomorrow, so we asked her a few questions about her readers, when she writes, and her favorite book to recommend to others. * Who do you most wish would read your book? People who are weary of the limits of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-06 09:56:46 UTC ]
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Carmen Giménez Looks Back at Her Year at Graywolf

The former English professor says there has been a learning curve moving from academia to the publishing industry, but she feels energized by the challenges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Says They’ll Walk Back Their Separate Diversity Collection for Book Fairs

Scholastic Book Fairs will no longer offer a separate diverse voices book case. But they still fail to address many questions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-25 14:12:58 UTC ]
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Scholastic walks back controversial segregated collection of diverse titles

With debates over book bans growing more contentious, the education publishing company tried to find a happy medium that may not exist. Across the nation, it’s time for the Scholastic Book Fair. The beloved and nostalgia-triggering event, where kids go and pick out an armful of books to take... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-10-25 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Undergoes a Back-to-Basics Redesign

As the bookstore chain mounts a comeback, it’s breaking a cardinal rule of corporate branding and store design: consistency. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-17 15:29:03 UTC ]
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