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How comic books taught America about the Holocaust
Before high schools taught about the Holocaust, before there were dedicated museums and before “Schindler's List,” kids learned about the horrors of Hitler from comic-book superheroes. At a time when most adults considered such fare brain-rotting junk ...

Proximity to books and adult support enhance children's learning opportunities
"Both physical and psychological proximity to books matter when it comes to children's early literacy skills," said Susan B. Neuman, professor of childhood and literacy education at NYU Steinhardt and the study's lead author. "Children need access to ...

Books New and Old for the Would-Be Time Traveler
Dear Match Book,. I recently read “Shaman,” by Kim Stanley Robinson, on the recommendation of my husband. It was a book I wouldn't have chosen for myself, but I fell in love with it. I typically gravitate toward humorous, strong women writers: Lydia ...

How Dr. Rainbow Barris Published The Story Behind Black-ish And Wrote Her Narrative In The Process
The revenue from the U.S. book publishing market is forecasted to slightly increase in the coming years, with projections reaching nearly $44 billion dollars in 2020. The largest gains are coming from the adult and juvenile nonfiction category, and ...

Reading group: which modernist book should we read this month?
It feels especially worth looking at modernism right now because increasingly loud claims are being made about a revival. Certainly, books like David Hayden's Darker With the Lights On and Mike McCormack's Solar Bones have been doing enough with form ...

The 12 Best New Nonfiction Books Coming Out In May 2018
May is here, and the year continues to deliver more amazing books than any one reader can be expected to handle. Not that we're complaining, of course. This month is going to keep our to-read lists growing faster than we're checking off titles, but we ...

Amazon launches Prime Book Box, a $23 kids' book selection, in its first physical Prime book service
Along with the higher price that Amazon is introducing to Prime this month, the company is also bringing another first to its membership service: physical books. The company now has a new product called Prime Book Box, a subscription service for ...

5 free books on atheism you can read online
The Secular Web was founded to promote a “naturalistic worldview on the Internet.” Since its 1995 founding, it has served as an important resource for discovering classic works on the philosophy of naturalism, including theism, nontheism, church-state ...

20 new books to read in May
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Golden Graduates of Winchester High School - A Small Town's Remarkable Achievement
The publication of this book was made possible by Sandra Walker Kelly and Dr. Daly Walker, daughter and son of Garl and Betty Walker, long-time residents of Winchester. Sandra and Daly recommended the use of a fund established by their parents at the ...

Bywater Books takes four Independent Publishing medals
Bywater Books, a small lesbian press, has been awarded an impressive four Independent Publisher Book Awards for its titles. And their silver medal winner is local author Fay Jacobs. Bywater Books published 14 books in 2017, and the press has already ...

The 15 Best Fiction Books Coming Out In May 2018
For me, May is the absolute perfect month for reading. The weather is warm, but not yet too hot, and it's the perfect time to spread out in the park with a new fiction book. Luckily, book-lovers have much to look forward to this month. The new books ...

Books By Women Are Priced 45 Percent Lower Than Books By Men, According To A New Study
Anyone who has been paying even a bit of attention to the publishing world knows that there are still some major disparities happening across gender, sexual orientation, and race lines. And a new study by by sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg and ...

Main Street Books is a great place to buy and read books
If you drive too quickly through downtown Lafayette, you might miss Main Street Books, one of only three independent bookstores in the city. If you pass it, you should definitely drive around the block and come back. The store has an eclectic ...

A Work by Zora Neale Hurston Will Finally Be Published
In the spring of 1931, Zora Neale Hurston finished her first book, a 117-page manuscript titled “Barracoon.” It told the true story of Cudjo Lewis, an Alabama man who was believed to be the last living person captured in Africa and brought to America ...

BISG Annual Meeting Focuses on Returns, POD, Indie Retail, Millenials
The evolving state of the publishing supply chain, questions about the use and potential of blockchain technology, and a renewed debate over the practice of returns, were among the topics highlighted at the annual meeting of the Book Industry Study ...

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A role at Clever Publishing is an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic international team with 100+ employees from Russia, CIS, UK and USA. We have a 7-year history of extraordinary success in Russia and CIS and are now ready to continue to utilize ...

Free Comic Book Day releases key books this weekend
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Free Comic Book Day is here again this Saturday at most comic shops, with a special 10 p.m. opening Friday at Carol and John's Comics in Kamm's Corner with the legendary artist Jim Steranko. Comic shops all over the country will ...

Amazon Prime members can get monthly box of kids' books with new subscription
On the heels of announcing the new Echo Dot Kids Edition, Amazon has a new offering tailored to parents who want more convenient, kid-friendly content for their family. The company now offers Prime Book Box, a curated box of two or four children's ...

Geeks unite! Here's where to celebrate Free Comic Book Day in Corpus Christi
Head out to your favorite comic book shop Saturday for Free Comic Book Day 2018. You might even get a chance to win some free swag, too. Comic book stores in Corpus Christi will join thousands of stores around the world for the event May 5. Every year ...

In 'The Moralist,' Woodrow Wilson and the Hazards of Idealism
Instead of “The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made,” Patricia O'Toole could have titled her new book “The Hypocrite.” After all, as she herself points out, to lay claim to the moral high ground as often and as fervently as President Wilson ...

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May
May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, aliens battling AI in outer space, alt-history fantasies—and a new novel by some guy named Stephen King ...

Two CU professors publish books
Two Castleton University professors have recently published new books. History professor Adam Chill wrote “Bare Knuckle Britons and Fighting Irish” and geography professor Scott Roper penned “When Baseball Met Big Bill Haywood” with his wife Stephanie ...

Outskirts Press Announces Its Top 10 Self-Publishing Book Marketing Services
Awards submission services dominated the list of popular book marketing services purchased by independent authors in the most recent Outskirts Press survey. DENVER (PRWEB) May 01, 2018. Outskirts Press, named No. 1 self-publishing service by Top ...

2nd school district scraps Oregon Battle of the Books over novel about trans child
The Cascade School District south of Salem has joined the Hermiston School District in declining to participate in the 2018 to 2019 Oregon Battle of the Books because of concerns related to the book "George," about a transgender elementary school ...

The Best Books Based in Real Beach Towns
The Bodysurfers, Robert Drewe (1983). The Beach: Central Coast, Australia. The Book: Set among the sandhills of Australia's central coast, The Bodysurfers—a series of short stories exploring three generations of the Lang family—is so rife with beach ...

IntechOpen Becomes a Member of the STM Association
STM members include learned societies, university presses, both subscription and open access publishers, new starts and established players. “As a trade association we value innovative approaches to spreading scientific discovery, and I am delighted to ...

Zora Neale Hurston: 87 years after writing of 'The Last Black Cargo,' the book is being published
But the book she would write in 1931 about the life of Lewis, much of it in his own words, was never published. For at least two publishing houses, Lewis's heavily accented dialect was seen as too difficult to read. So instead the manuscript remained ...

Signs of Life in Book Publishing Draw Big Investors to Startup
Arcadia, in Charleston, S.C., describes itself as the country's largest publisher of regional content guides and local history books. “The book business is misunderstood by the investor community,” said Mr. Lynton, who served as chief executive of ...

Ten books to read in May
Phillips, whose The Lost Child cast Wuthering Heights in a new light, brings his eloquent gifts for writing about those marginalised by race, colonial status and class to a fictionalised version of the story of novelist Jean Rhys. Born to a Creole ...

The Color of Grief is Not Always Black: Color, Creative Expression, and the Power of Prayer can Foster Healing
"Overcoming emotional pain—from the loss of a loved one, a family pet, the loss of a job or the loss of a partner through divorce—is one of the most difficult challenges we all face at some point in our lives," says Kim Benton, president of ABC Book ...

Ray Allen, 'Lost Milwaukee' and jazz profiles are subjects of new Wisconsin books
From a Milwaukee Bucks Hall of Famer to tales of ice wars and steamship crashes, recently published nonfiction books explore the culture and history of Wisconsin and its largest city. Here's a quick look at three new titles: "From the Outside: My ...

31st Tehran International Book Fair kicks off
Salehi called books the basis of culture in a country and said, “Each nation that wants to begin a new movement within itself needs to begin with a book. “The world knows Iran through (Ferdowsi's) Shahnameh, (Rumi's) Masnavi, and Divan of Hafez. Books ...

Here Are Jake Tapper's Favorite Books About DC
Somehow, CNN anchor Jake Tapper tore himself away from the news to write his debut novel, a thriller set in 1950s Washington. Which DC books does Tapper love? He filled us in on a few of his favorites. Washington Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee ...

I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of ...
I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of ...

5 Mother's Day books that flip the script on motherhood
There are a ton of non-fiction books on pregnancy and childbirth out there (Like Pregnancy OMG! by Nancy Redd, which we featured here!). However, so many of them feel stifling and stereotypical, trying to mash every woman's pregnancy experiences into ...

Florida governor candidate on Kanye West: 'There's a lot of books I need to send this brother.'
Democrat Andrew Gillum appeared on SiriusXM's Make It Plain Wednesday morning to talk about the governor's race, public education and worker's rights — among other Florida issues. It didn't take long for Kanye West to come up. "It's too soon to talk ...

Bill Gates: You might not make time to read this type of book—but you should
Bill Gates' obsession with reading started early on. As a kid, his parents gave him "an arbitrary budget to buy books, so I got to read a lot," he told Harvard students during a Q&A last month. And part of his massive success is thanks to the fact that ...

Climate Change, Entangled Whales and the Bundy Militia: 15 New Environmental Books for May
Frankly there are more environmental books coming out this May than any one person could read, so as usual we've tried to pick what looks like the best of the best. The full list—15 thought-provoking titles—includes books for just about every reader ...

4 books that will change the way you think about identity politics
As far back as 1950, political researchers published a study warning about the dangerous ideological gap between Republicans and Democrats. That research concluded that the two parties' platforms weren't different enough. On this week's Ezra Klein Show ...

HarperCollins Christian Publishing Wins Four 2018 Christian Book Awards including Jesus Always named Book of the ...
HarperCollins Christian Publishing Wins Four 2018 Christian Book Awards including Jesus Always named Book of the ...

The Right To Browse: A Library Puts Books Into Storage And Readers Cry Foul
An unusual sound fills the once silent space. On the main floor of the Fine Arts Library at the University of Texas at Austin, a 3D printer softly whirs. Tim Zawistowski stands over the printer, trying to create a miniature tree for a model he's ...

How comic books taught American kids about the Holocaust
NEW YORK (JTA) — In 2008, famed comic book artist Neal Adams and Holocaust historian Rafael Medoff teamed up to create a comic about Dina Babbitt, a Czech Jewish artist forced by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele to paint watercolors of Roma prisoners in ...

11 books about moms that redefine how we talk about motherhood
Nadja Spiegelman's book I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This is a nesting doll of a memoir — it's about Nadja's relationship with her mom, François Mouly (who is the art director of the New Yorker), and about Mouly's relationship with her mom ...

Alice Provensen, Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of children's books, dies at 99
Alice Provensen, an award-winning artist who illustrated dozens of popular books for children, often in collaboration with her husband, died April 23 at her daughter's home in San Clemente, Calif. She was 99. Her daughter, Karen Provensen Mitchell ...

Hermiston School District explains Battle of the Books withdrawal
Hermiston School District administrators said their decision to pull their youngest students from a statewide reading competition had nothing to do with the transgender topic of one of the books, but rather the graphic nature of portions of the story ...

Best science fiction and fantasy books out this month
The humor is a bitter laugh, the lessons bruising. The first in a planned trilogy, it spans several years in the life of Rin, a dark-skinned orphan studying in secret so she can test into the most elite military academy in the empire and thereby escape ...

Bettendorf Library to celebrate Comic Book Day
Librarians have long known that comic books have the power to entrance every level of reader. Magic happens when we see our favorite superheroes and characters in full color with just enough text to let the reader imagine the rest of the story. Free ...

OFF RADAR: Two books from Resolute Bear Press
It was established in 2008 as the publisher of Off the Coast literary journal, which started life in 1989 in association with Rockland's Live Poets Society. When Valerie Lawson and Michael Brown took over, they moved the journal to Washington County ...

John McCain: By the Book
Senator John McCain, whose new book is “The Restless Wave,” thinks all children should read “Huckleberry Finn”: “It's funny and it's scary, and it teaches us to see past our differences.” What books are on your nightstand? “Sinatra: The Chairman,” by ...


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