Items Tagged With libraries

The Human Library's Many Books

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

A Danish organization challenges library patrons worldwide to confront prejudices and change perspectives through conversations with “human books.”

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New Book Imagines Hitler as Stand-Up Comedian, Author Suggests Merger of U.S. and Canada, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.24.14

Open Road hires Ira Silverberg; the Los Angeles Times profiles City Lights Bookstore; an artist reimagines works by Cormac McCarthy and others; and other news.

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Eight-Figure Book Deal, Simon & Schuster Pilot Program, E-Books Rising, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.16.14

Julie Bosman reports that St. Martin’s Press has offered an eight-figure book deal to Sylvia Day; Pew Research reveals the percentage of adults who read e-books is rising; the Academy of American Poets announced that poets Khaled Mattawa and Alberto R­íos will serve on its Board of Chancellors; and other news.

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New Judith Regan Imprint, Memoir in the Age of Twitter, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.11.13

Phaidon has hired Judith Regan to head a new multimedia imprint; the National Library of Norway intends to scan every Norwegian book in existence; a Charles Bukowski-themed bar will open this Friday in California; and other news.

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