Why read what everyone else is reading? A guide to this season’s hidden gems.

Our critic’s picks include a new edition of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and a biography of Whistler. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Reading Agency survey finds 63% of men rarely read

Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Taking the Reading Out of Readings

Early last month Junot Díaz nearly caused a riot when hundreds of fans descended on the Union Square Barnes & Noble in New York City to hear the author read from his latest, This Is How You Lose Her. But, to put it mildly, not every author is Junot Díaz, and getting a crowd to hear you read... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read... Continue reading at Engadget

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10 books to add to your reading list in February

Bethanne Patrick's February picks include two Nobel Prize winners, tales of Hollywood then and now, a new African fantasy epic and much more. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Trapeze wins four-way auction for Arthanayake’s conversation guide

Trapeze has signed Nihal Arthanayake’s "game-changing" Let’s Talk: How to Have Better Conversations following a four-way auction.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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If You Liked 'Station Eleven,' Here's What To Watch And Read Next

The pandemic/apocalypse genre is having a moment, and it can actually be emotionally uplifting to dive in. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Books Writers Are Reading In 2022

Want to be a fly on our bookshelf? These are the novels, short stories, essays and cookbooks that writers and editors are reading this year. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Getting a Read on Bookstores

A government report sheds light on the status of bricks-and-mortar stores in the late 2010s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling Spotlight: The Reading Bug

Lauren Savage and Diane Savage, her mother-in-law, opened The Reading Bug in San Carlos, Calif., a community south of San Francisco and north of Palo Alto, in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Centenary recording of Ulysses to be read by Eddie Izzard, Margaret Atwood and others

More than 100 writers, artists, comedians and musicians will voice James Joyce’s seminal novel in celebration of its publication a century agoOne hundred years ago, in February 1922, Sylvia Beach, owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company, published James Joyce’s Ulysses, in full, for... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Reading Agency reveals 20th birthday plans and new ambassadors

The Reading Agency is turning 20, and launching a birthday campaign to get the nation reading with the help of new ambassadors, including Dara McAnulty, Michael Rosen and Benjamin Zephaniah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HQ pre-empts 'empowering' guide from life coach Ogunlesi

HQ has pre-empted an "empowering" guide to overcoming imposter syndrome from life coach Tiwalola Ogunlesi in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Americans are buying more books—but reading fewer of them than ever. What gives?

The publishing industry is booming. According to Publishers Weekly, sales of print books rose 8.9% in 2021, selling 825.7 million units, up from 757.9 million in 2020. This is the second year in a row to see a similar sales jump; in 2020, sales were up 8.2% from 2019, in which 693.7 million... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Which Audiobook Should Kick Off Your Reading Year?

Your first audiobook of the year sets the tone for the rest of the reading year. So how do you make sure to pick the right one? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Will Young writes mental health guide for Ebury Spotlight

Will Young has written an accessible A-Z guide on mental health, Be Yourself and Happier, for Ebury Spotlight.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gold House Issues a New Asian and Pacific Islander Reading List

Tasked with bringing more cohesion to the Asian and Island Pacific communities in diaspora, Gold House names the first six of its 2022 books. The post Gold House Issues a New Asian and Pacific Islander Reading List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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10 books to add to your reading list this month

Bethanne Patricks' January picks cover train wrecks, political drama, enraging inequality, the complications of polyamory and the joy of the ampersand. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In Defense of Recommending Books You Haven’t Read

Whether you're talking to a bookseller or watching a TikTok, you may be getting a rec from someone who hasn't read the book. And that's okay. Continue reading at Book Riot

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25 Best Book Club Books for 2022 Reading

If you’re looking for the best book club books, 2022 releases have a ton to offer! Check out our picks for fiction and nonfiction, like How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu. Continue reading at Book Riot

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PW’s Most Read Comics Stories of 2021

Layoffs and restructuring at DC, the growing popularity of digital and print Korean comics, and the return of in-person attendance to New York Comic Con are among the topics covered in the most-read comics stories published by 'PW' in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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