Tremain says Damehood is 'gleam of light' after cancer op

Novelist Rose Tremain, who was made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list, has said the honour felt like "a gleam of light" after going through a difficult time with her health. Tremain was diagnosed with bile duct cancer and underwent a major operation in late October, which she is now recovering from. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Excited fans queue for Mantel signing as Mirror & the Light cover lights up Tower of London

Hilary Mantel signed copies of The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate) for lucky fans ahead of today’s official publication as the book’s cover was beamed on to the Tower of London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant reveals further acquisitions at new children's imprint Bright Light

Australian independent publishing house Hardie Grant has revealed more new titles it will issue through its recently launched UK children's imprint Bright Light. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-06 10:02:02 UTC ]
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Cundill History Prize shortlist 'shines light' on race and empire

The eight shortlisted books for this year's Cundill History Prize shine a light on race, class, empire, revolution and memory, showing "the range and insight of current history writing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:34:54 UTC ]
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Staunton swaps Gleam for YMU Books

Megan Staunton, formerly of Cornerstone and Gleam, is joining YMU Books as literary agent as part of continued expansion under m.d. Amanda Harris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Best New Manga and Light Novels to Pick Up in 2021

Looking to start a new manga this year? Here are some of the best new manga and light novels to pick up in 2021! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience

Nielsen's latest studies show the number of podcast listeners who tune in one to three times a month has grown 10% since 2018. The post Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-06-22 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Author Lucinda Riley dies after four-year cancer battle

Bestselling Irish author Lucinda Riley, best known for the Seven Sisters series, has died after battling cancer for four years.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 03:14:18 UTC ]
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Seminary Co-op Launches Two Imprints

Seminary Co-op Bookstores announced that it will start two imprints, one in partnership with Northwestern University Press, and the other, which will focus on bookselling, with Prickly Paradigm Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Prairie Lights

For decades Prairie Lights has been the hub of Iowa’s vibrant literary scene, hosting the author reading series Live from Prairie Lights for the past 20 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Lies With Man’ shines a light on anti-gay policies. It’s also a great legal novel.

The latest volume of Michael Nava’s Henry Rios mystery series demonstrates his mastery of the genre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘A Light in the Dark’ is a love letter to directors, personal flaws and all

The latest addition to film historian David Thomson’s opinionated take on the film industry is notable for what it says — and what it doesn’t. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Cheer yourself up with light comedies from another era

Find joy — and escape — in books like “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” “Cold Comfort Farm” and “The Lunatic at Large” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Op-Ed: Why Dr. Seuss' evolution is the right lesson for us all

Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced it will stop publishing six of his books. His oeuvre shows the author's work evolved and he was willing to learn from past mistakes. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter and political activist who co-founded the famous City Lights bookshop in San Francisco and became an icon of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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At 22, Suleika Jaouad was diagnosed with cancer. Now she’s delivering a hopeful message when we need it the most.

‘Between Two Kingdoms’ shows us not only how to live through a painful time, but also how to live, period. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Donaldson set to light up Christmas 2021 with 'magical' picture book

A new Julia Donaldson picture book, The Christmas Pine, will be published by Alison Green Books in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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My plan for fending off the holiday blues? Escaping into light fiction from another era.

Finding solace and humor in gems from by P.G. Wodehouse, Daisy Ashford, Barry Pain and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Okayama City libraries let patrons sterilize their books with the power of UV light.

Another win for technology! Library users in Okayama City are able to check out library books without fear of illness, thanks to a high-tech ultraviolet light sterilizer that cleans books thoroughly. The sterilizer also blows air on the books to clear off potential dust. Said one library-goer,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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