My favorite books of 2022: Menaka Raman Willems reading a nonfiction book about dealing with fear of climate change

Menaka Raman-Wilmes, host of The Globe and Mail’s The Decibel podcast and author of The Rooftop Garden.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Although I’m usually an avid fiction reader, the book that stuck with me the most this year was non-fiction. The Awe Generation: Finding Purpose in the Age of Climate Change Written by Brett Wray, … Read more

The 2022 NYLA Annual Conference and Trade Show featured Weldon L. Haywood, the third book in its series

Weldon L. Haywood’s third book in the “Sham & Shel” series reveals a captivating story of eternal love. San Diego, California – WebWire – Thursday, November 24, 2022 Read about the adventures of Sham and Shel on their quest to build their new farm. Old Western fantasy “Sham & Shel Book 3: The Slash Double … Read more

Cops ‘N Kids is hosting a 20th anniversary book party on Dec. 17

RACINE – Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center will host its 20th Annual Holiday Book Show on Saturday, December 17, from 9-11 a.m. at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street. CNK is a free event for kids of all ages, and CNK’s mission is to put books into every child’s hands this holiday season. Upon arrival, attendees … Read more

Read a fake copy of my own book

aAlthough I’m not proud of itAs an author, I often participate in masochistic rituals to check my rankings and reviews on Amazon. So back in the spring, shortly after my last book came out, I wrote “Puzzles” by AJ Jacobs in the Amazon search bar and press “Enter”. My book came, of course. But to … Read more

Question time with Will Evans from Deep Philum

Since its launch in 2013, Dallas, Texas, Deep Vellum Publishing has continued to grow into one of the most important independent American publishers of translated literature at the time. In addition to the publisher of the same name, DV operates a bookstore in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas, along with four publications: Texas-focused La … Read more

How do you tell your children about your trauma?

For many yearsAchut Deng’s survival required her to focus, not on the multiple tragedies and near-death experiences she experienced before reaching the age of ten, but on the safety and stability that she was so perilously striving for. So when she had children and eventually built a middle-class life in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, she … Read more

Self-publishing is prevalent among children and young adults; Few go into the mainstream

When the teacher greeted the audience and turned the microphone over to one of the committee members, the budding author simply shook her head. Perhaps because she had already put what she wanted to say into words and pictures. It’s perfectly permissible, and even nice, if you are only five or six years old and … Read more

The hidden heart of Yiyun Li’s new novel

“You can cut a book,” says the narrator of Yiyun Li’s new novel, goose book. “There are different ways of measuring depth, but not many readers measure the depth of a book with a knife, which cuts from the first page all the way to the last. Why not, I wonder.” This sounds like a … Read more

Booksellers on the future of regionals

Like their publishing counterparts, most booksellers call PW We’re excited that nearly all of the fall’s regional conferences and trade fairs will be taking place in person, some for the first time since 2019. “After these past two years, what we’ve been longing for is seeing fellow booksellers and camaraderie with fellow book-obsessed,” says Matt … Read more