‘Everyone Has a Book Inside’: A Flourishing Memoir Industry Where Ordinary People Record Their Stories | Biography and notes

Brian Lewis grew up in a difficult council building after arriving in England as part of the Windrush generation. At the age of eight, he developed an interest in chess, and joined a team made up of Estate Board kids to take part in tournaments against kids from generally more privileged backgrounds. At the age … Read more

The Barn Quilt for Books: The first book publication organized on Saturdays at the McSherry Library | Community Feedback

Plessis – The first year of Barn Quilts for Books will culminate this weekend with a book giveaway to inculcate a lifelong love of reading in children and create a lasting legacy in honor of the avid reader. To create this legacy for her late mother, artist Kimberly A. decided to spend hours producing four … Read more

Ruth Ozeki on bringing books to life

Ruth Ozeki spoke about her latest novel, The book of shape and space Winner of the 2022 Women’s Prize for Literature, at the Provincetown Book Festival last weekend. She said it was her first visit to Provincetown since college. Ruth Ozeki. (Photo by Danielle Tate) The novel is a conversation between its 14-year-old protagonist, Penny … Read more

2022 National Book Long List of Poetry

The Ten National Book Award Contestants for Poetry Find the New Yorker ad here. The National Book Foundation has announced the longlist for the 2022 National Poetry Prize. The finalists in the five categories will be revealed on Tuesday, October 4. Three of this year’s longlisted poets are National Book Award recipients: Jay Hubler was … Read more

Kenland Book 4 Opening Session Stays Strong

The powerful opening session on September 19 heralded Book 4 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, led by a notable $600,000 son Candy Ride , sold to Talla Racing dealer Kim Lloyd. Elm Tree Farm (Mr. & Mrs. Jody Huckabay), Stonestreet Agent Bred & Raised, sent the colt to Hip 2214. Book 4’s opening session … Read more