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Three years after its launch, New York City's the Big Read (itself a spawn of "What If All of Seattle Read the Same Book," launched 10 years ago) has spawned smaller, community-based undertakings, with thousands…

March 10, 2009 | Filed under: Book news


The Quill Awards, launched in 2005 to celebrate the best book in U.S. publishing, has lost the support of one of its corporate co-founders, Reed Business Information (which owns Publishers Weekly). The Canadian Press ...

February 26, 2008 | Filed under: Awards


All around the world, it seems, people need to step up their reading habits: To cultivate a love of reading among Russian city dwellers, a Reading Moscow Train painted with portraits of characters and excerpts…

February 12, 2008 | Filed under: Book news