As Kenya’s elections approach, the East African country’s first online bookstore has become a go-to destination for ‘controversial’ books on the backgrounds of candidates and their families, as well as the history of the political system. Nuria has promoted lists of relevant books on social media, including those that otherRead More →

KOZHIKODE: As DC Books announced the winners of the recent national contest Ramayana online quizorganized to show respect for Ramayana months, the first two names of the five winners caught everyone’s attention. Mohamed Jabir P.K. and Mohamed Basith M, two Muslim students from Malappuram, dominated the online Ramayana quiz attendedRead More →

For four decades, the Dickens Universe filled UC Santa Cruz with a bustling community of scholars, students, and community members who socialized at Victorian tea parties, talked about books, and ended their evenings with “post-prandial potions”. The Dickens Universe, now in its 41sst year, goes far beyond a traditional literaryRead More →

The Black and Williams neighborhood community center has upgraded its community room to provide access to Wi-Fi, Chromebooks and books for all ages. “Thank you to Council Member Josh McCurn for this work on this room,” said Mayor Linda Gorton. “This venue is built on strong partnerships, which are alwaysRead More →

It’s a strange time to be a journalist. Since the 1970s, trust in the media has dropped dramatically. The results of a Gallup poll published earlier this month, only 16% of American adults now trust newspapers “a lot” or “somewhat”. For trust in TV news, the figure is lower, atRead More →

Subscribe: Apple podcast | Spotify | embroiderer | How to listen Acclaimed poet Diana Goetsch has now released “This Body I Wore,” which our reviewer, Manuel Betancourt, called “a painfully beautiful memoir” about “a trans woman’s often thwarted relationship with her own body.” In this week’s podcast, Goetsch talks aboutRead More →

Yes, you may borrow money for books. That doesn’t mean you have to buy every book. Continue reading to learn how to buy college books with student loans. How To Use Student Loans for Books? The cash from your student loans will not be accessible immediately if you need toRead More →

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> For Malik Martin, who goes by Malik the Martian, the first NFTs he ever created were intensely personal. “It’s basically a roadmap for me to be outdoors,” says the photographer Outside. Called the Constellation Collection, Martin’s photos of the night sky capture his own relationship with nature. “In 2016,Read More →

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two bookstores in Oklahoma City welcome Los Angeles-based child author Sammy Wallace. His first book, “I Slept in My Bed Last Night” (ISBN 979-8985784404), will be read by Sammy at Belle Books Boutique & More (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) andRead More →

Fourteen members of the UW-Madison community have been honored by Madison365 in its annual list of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Asian American Leaders. A non-profit online news publication, Madison365 has published annual power lists recognizing Wisconsin leaders from different racial and ethnic groups since 2015. The purpose of the lists isRead More →

The title of this article was inspired by Legible CEO Kaleeg Hainsworth’s session at London Book Fair 2022 titled: How the Next Billion People Will Read Our Books. Undoubtedly, the world is changing rapidly and Africa is not left behind in the paradigm shifts in different industries. The advent ofRead More →

Pick up a new book, from biting thrillers to nonfiction reveals about the criminal justice system… Fiction 1. The Apartment Upstairs by Lesley Kara is published in hardcover by Bantam Press, priced at £14.99 (ebook £5.99). Available now Murder becomes a family affair in Lesley Kara’s latest thriller, with aRead More →

Edinboro professor lends expertise to develop India’s first graduate art therapy program Edinboro faculty member Penelope Orr, Ph.D., clinical coordinator of Edinboro’s nationally acclaimed art therapy program, has received a Fulbright Award for launching India’s first graduate-level matching program. Dr. Orr, who was instrumental in establishing the Master of ArtsRead More →

AAs Marx might have said, a specter haunts the democracies of the world: the specter of technological power. For more than two decades, these democracies slept peacefully as a handful of global corporations gained a stranglehold on the most powerful communications technology since the invention of the printing press. TheRead More →

Bloomsbury reported a banner year for sales as the Harry Potter publisher said the surge in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased. Society has benefited greatly from Covid restrictions as homebound consumers have turned to new hobbies, including reading, to pass the time. Bloomsbury chief executiveRead More →

Statesboro Herald columnist Julie Lavender recently received two industry awards for her book, “Children’s Bible Stories for Bedtime,” published by Penguin Random House. At the awards ceremony at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writing Conference, held on the campus of the Ridgecrest Conference Center, Lavender’s book won the first SelahRead More →

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Imagine the Tour de France peloton sitting on the start line, preparing for three grueling weeks of cycling through the Alps and Pyrenees. Suddenly, a cyclist gets off his bike, walks through the forest and reappears astride a 1962 Ducati Scrambler motorcycle. In this bizarre scenario, the Tour allowsRead More →

Placeholder while loading article actions Mayor of Baltimore Brandon Scott said on Tuesday the city plans to sue Polymer80, one of the nation’s largest makers of “ghost gun” kits – untraceable firearms that have proliferated on city streets and contributed to an outbreak of violence. Officials plan to file theRead More →

The Clinton-Macomb Public Library turns 30 this year with less fanfare than focus, as employees seek to bring patrons back to the buildings with objects and activities beyond books. “We don’t host specific events around the anniversary. However, we are taking this time to re-engage the community and remind everyoneRead More →

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Chances are you know a sports-loving couple. They scream on TV during Lakers games or argue over the Yankees’ latest trade, and their, uh, passion helps their relationship thrive. My wife and I are like that, only our bigotry is focused on the History Channel’s survivalist reality show. Only,Read More →

Placeholder while loading article actions The State Farm jingle is unmistakable: “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is here. Yet when it comes to State Farm’s support of a program providing LGBTQ-themed children’s books to teachers and libraries, conservative groups and right-wing media have ridiculed the insurance company as aRead More →

This is an update to an article originally published on February 15, 2022. More than a quarter of a million second-hand books, along with thousands of other items, including rare items on a new table of “vintage treasures”, will attract readers of all ages as the big annual sale ofRead More →

Nampa, Idaho A school board in southwestern Idaho has permanently banned 22 popular books from district libraries, including Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and Khaled Hosseini’s “Kite Runner.” The Nampa School Board voted Monday, the Idaho Press reported, after the books came to the district’s attention following accusations that theyRead More →

Online Reading Platform Market 2022 This research report offers Impact of recent market disruptions such as the Russian-Ukrainian war and the COVID-19 outbreak study accumulated to offer latest insights about acute features of Online Reading Platform Market. This intelligence report includes investigations based on Current scenarios, historical records and futureRead More →

The Libby app features thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and more — in categories like romance, mystery, fantasy, historical fiction, thrillers, and nonfiction — and they’re all available for free through the Libby Public Library. New Orleans. To help you learn how to use the Libby app, in your car, onRead More →