Monthly Archives: June 2022

Books in bags: like a complete stranger

This is part of a series of articles that covers books with Sacramento ties, those set here or written by local authors. For copies, check local independent bookstores including Time Tested Books (21st Street), Beers Books (S Street), Capital Books (K Street), East Village Bookshop (East Sac), Ruby’s Books (Folsom), …

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Two doctoral theses among 84 digitized books | Mangaluru News

Mangaluru: In an attempt to popularize, protect and preserve the language, as well as to obtain the ISO language code, Karnataka Arebhash Samskriti and Sahitya Academy completed the digitization of no less than 84 books.Bharathesha Alasandemajalu, a member of the Academy, said books published from 1968 to the most recent, …

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12 Books for Kids and Teens to Read During Pride Month 2022

June is Pride Month in Canada! Check out this list of 12 books for young readers and teens. On the Line is a book by Eric Walters, left, and Paul Coccia. (Orca Book Publishers) The middle level book On the line is an intermediate-level book about a 13-year-old basketball player …

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JOAN SULLIVAN: Three Newfoundland and Labrador children’s books to treasure

ST. JOHN’S, NL — The first books published specifically for children date back to the end of the 15th century, but these works were mainly intended for nobility or royalty and often drew heavily on teaching or sermons. While in all cultures folk tales, ballads, riddles and rhymes were communicated …

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Classic books that deserve new film adaptations

Books have always been a popular source for Hollywood when making new movies, giving fans of the source material and new fans a way to enjoy a well-told story. With social media helping the books grow in popularity, these adaptations are likely to be even more popular in the years …

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APIF will fund programs to nurture the love of reading

Sharjah24: The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund (APIF) – a grant program co-led by Dubai Cares, a global philanthropic organization based in the United Arab Emirates and the International Publishers Association (IPA) – has selected five new projects across the Africa to receive a portion of US$200,000 in funding in 2022 …

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How Pampers Got 4 Million Toddlers Reading With Snapchat VR Storybooks

Pampers and Arcadia won Best Tech Innovation of the Year and Mobile categories at The 2022 Drum Awards for Marketing for his Pampers AR Storybook. Here we find out more about what happened in this successful project… The Brief Pampers is the #1 pediatrician recommended brand in the United States, …

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Joel Whitburn is dead: The pop chart guru who wrote hundreds of books was 82

Joel Whitburn, whose chart research books were a staple on the shelves of anyone who cared about the history or business of pop music for decades, died Tuesday at age 82. No cause of death was immediately given, although Whitburn was reportedly in poor health for some time. The Wisconsin …

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Rare books at auction this week

Here are the auctions I’ll be watching this week: At the ALDE on Tuesday June 14, Louis-Ferdinand Céline – Books and Manuscripts, in 104 batches. by Celine journey to the Edge of the Night (1932) in a binding by Antoinette Cerutti and with an autograph epigraph by the author is …

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Books in bags: all the secrets of the world

This is the first in a series of articles that will cover books with Sacramento ties – those set here or written by local authors. For copies, check local independent bookstores including Time Tested Books (21st Street), Beers Books (S Street), Capital Books (K Street), East Village Bookshop (East Sac), …

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OPUS INVESTS $8.5M TO PURCHASE OVATO BOOKS

By Wayne Robinson | June 10, 2022 Opus Group buys Ovato’s book printing business for $8.5 million and makes an additional $2.5 million investment in Ovato, in the form of a convertible note due to mature in 18 month. Boosting Local Manufacturing: Richard Celarc, CEO, Opus Opus will retain the …

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Books and beyond | News, Sports, Jobs

Several times I read Edna St. Vincent Millay “Poems selected for young people”, c 1951. Her sister Norma had this collection published; Vincent had died in 1950. (Yes, Vincent is the name she used.) One of my favorite poems is the poem about train rides. The title is …

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Best Oklahoma sales of June 5, 2022 | Books

FICTION 1. “This Time Tomorrow” by Emma Straub (Riverhead Books) 2. “Book Lover” by Emily Henry (Berkley Books) 3. “The Young Girls” by Alex Michaelides (Celadon Books) 4. “Truth” by Colleen Hoover (Grand Central Publishing) 5. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (GP Putnam’s Sons) 6. “The Seven Husbands …

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Randy Rainbow reveals the man behind the sequins | Books and authors

“Playing With Myself” by Randy Rainbow; St. Maarten (256 pages, $29) NEW YORK — Randy Rainbow, the social media sensation who rode to the rescue like lone musical theater cavalry during the dark days of Donald Trump’s presidency, drops two bombshells at the start of his new memoir, “Playing With …

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Antiquarian, Illustrated and Fine Press Books at PBA Galleries

Berkeley, CA – PBA Galleries announces an auction of Antique books with fine press and fine bindings as well as illustrated books with prominent paintings, June 16, 2022. The sale will offer more than 450 lots of fine press works, finely bound works and a wide choice of avant-garde paintings; …

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