Traveling, Not Trampling: Travel Books 2021

Recent months have brought several travel books that put environmental awareness front and center. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shedding Excess Baggage: Travel Books 2021

New guidebooks and narrative nonfiction spell out the rewards that travel can bring: pleasure, enrichment, even sanity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The 20 Best Book Club Books For 2021

What are the best book club books for 2021? We’ve got 20 of ’em, including books like Beautiful World, Where Are You? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-01 10:37:00 UTC ]
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British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

This year's new 'page-turner' category is included in the 'book of the year' shortlists for the 'Nibbies,' for an awards event May 13. The post British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-21 19:47:44 UTC ]
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The tale of a dropout who found purpose in books, travel and just living

James Campbell’s memoir "Just Go Down to the Road" captures an era and how it shaped the author’s eventual literary career. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-18 12:00:46 UTC ]
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Here are the Top 10 Most Banned and Challenged Books of 2021

These are the 10 books the American Library Association reports as being the most banned or challenged titles of 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-05 14:07:04 UTC ]
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Book Challenges Quadrupled in 2021, an Unprecedented Increase

729 formal book challenges were reported to the American Library Association in 2021, which is likely only 10% of total challenges. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-04 17:35:10 UTC ]
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ALA Releases Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2021

ALA kicked off National Library Week with the release of its annual State of America's Libraries report, and its "Top 10 Most Challenged Books" list. The 729 challenges tracked by ALA in 2021 represent the highest number of attempted book bans since ALA began compiling its list 20 years ago,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers: Book Piracy Cost €771 Million in 2021

In 2021, a new report indicates, Italians carried out an average 322,000 acts of book piracy per day, a major challenge for publishing. The post Italian Publishers: Book Piracy Cost €771 Million in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-29 18:58:02 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of February 21, 2021

Marysue Rucci buys Vanessa Chan’s debut novel, Christie Tate sells a memoir about female friendship to Avid Reader, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most Popular In-Demand Books in U.S. Libraries: October–December 2021

Among the most popular books in US public libraries between October and December 2021 were nonfiction about mental health. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-04 11:41:00 UTC ]
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Sales Jumped 20% at Half Price Books in 2021

In 2021, chain-wide sales at Half Price Books were up 20% over 2020. The company now runs 124 stores in 19 states. Employees have unionized at four different stores in Minnesota. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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UK book sales in 2021 highest in a decade

Booming appetites for crime, sci-fi and romance drive fiction sales 20% higher than in 2019, with Richard Osman the year’s bestselling authorBook sales continued to climb last year despite lockdowns, with more than 212m print books sold in 2021 – the highest figure of the last decade.Driven by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-11 17:21:11 UTC ]
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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:15:46 UTC ]
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In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries

The UK-based Book Aid International introduced its second innovative shipping-container library in 2021, in rural Zanzibar. The post In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-06 15:01:13 UTC ]
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Print Books Had a Huge Sales Year in 2021

Led by the fiction categories, unit sales of print books rose 8.9% in 2021 over 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. 825.7 million print units were sold last year, a jump of nearly 68 million over 2020 and a whopping 132 million over 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The books to read in 2022 based on what you loved in 2021

Now that you've read "Klara and the Sun" and "One Last Stop," it's time to look ahead. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-30 11:00:43 UTC ]
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The Most Popular Books in U.S. Libraries in 2021

Here are the titles most frequently checked out from U.S. libraries in 2021, including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-22 14:45:40 UTC ]
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Video: From Barack Obama to Billie Jean King, L.A. Times Book Club looks back on an eventful 2021

The L.A. Times Book Club dove into stories across the world and close to home in 2021. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-12-16 15:00:17 UTC ]
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The Best Books of 2021 You May Have Missed

I’ve been writing this column for seven years, now, and it never gets old for me. Getting to sift through each previous month’s fiction titles is the best kind of treasure hunt, always rewarding and sometimes astonishing. For the second year in a row I’m gathering up my favorites from the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-14 09:51:28 UTC ]
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