Magazine Articles Tagged With libraries

Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited, North Carolina Poet Laureate Resigns, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.18.14

E-book sales up by 5.1 percent; nation’s oldest LGBT bookstore gets a new life; Singapore reverses decision to destroy books; and other news.

 

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Singapore Government Destroys LGBT Books, Authors Guild Responds to Amazon, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.11.14

Authors Guild declines Amazon proposal; librarians’ efforts for security; the daily routines of well-known writers; and other news.

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New Yorker Offers Free Access to Archive, Jesse Ventura Sues Slain Memoirist, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.10.14

Wattpad acquires the Red Room; Little Free Library arsonist at large; a reading in honor of Edward Snowden; and other news.

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Amazon Speaks Out, World Book Night Suspends Operations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.2.14

John Freeman to edit new anthology series; Schuler Books purchases Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor; the New York Public Library lends Wi-Fi; and other news.

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Hachette and Ingram Buy Perseus, Pediatricians Recommend Reading to Children, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.25.14

New fairy tales discovered in Germany; Lambda Literary awarded $10,000; Patti Smith recites poetry; and other news.

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The Brains of Creative Writers, Writer's Digest Ends Partnership with Author Solutions, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.24.14

Rutgers appoints poet A. Van Jordan to faculty; BookStats discontinues services; NYPL to potentially restructure its board; and other news.

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Historic Giovanni’s Room Closes Its Doors, New York City's Secret Libraries, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.6.14

Posman Books readies its fourth store; the argument for free digital libraries; Edwidge Danticat on sugar factories in the Dominican Republic; and other news.

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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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