6 books named best business book of the year by the Financial Times

If you’re looking for your next business-focused, engaging and informative reading, the Financial Times has the latest shortlist for the 2022 Business Book Awards. Last year’s winner of “This is how they told me the end of the world,” New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth’s astounding exploration of cyberattacks and the sophisticated hackers who use … Read more

“Doing Great Things:” Tuckaseegee Elementary School Grows Over 94% in 2021-2022 School Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A Charlotte-Mecklenburg school principal is keeping reading fun and helping students improve every day. Travares Hicks became the principal of Tuckaseegee Elementary School just days before the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Hicks moved quickly to set his sights on improving reading among minority students. “One of the things that … Read more

Children and Teens Roundup – The Best New Picture Books and Novels | Books

When You Join Our Family, Harriet Evans, illustrated by Nia Tudor, Little Tiger, £11.99A tender picture book that explores the developing bonds between small children and adoptive parents, from the first meeting to the sweet transition of new traditions. eco girl By Ken Wilson-Max, Otter-Barry, £12.99Eve loves all the trees around her house, but the … Read more

Unity Books bestseller list for the week ended September 23

The only best-selling independent book list published and available in New Zealand is the weekly top 10 sales chart recorded by Unity Books in Auckland’s High Street and Wellington’s Willis Street stores. Auckland 1 course Ian McEwan (Jonathon Cape, $37) New novel by literary guru Ian McEwan. The publisher’s press releases a fascinating summary: “While … Read more

Elon University / Today at Elon / Elon Law Announces 2022-23 Speaker Series Lineup

As part of Elon Law’s 2022-2023 Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presented by the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, three influential people who began their careers in legal practice Powerful media personalities will visit downtown Greensboro. ABC News’ Dan Abrams (November 2, 2022), Sunny Hostin at The View (January 19, 2023) and Shannon Snapper on Fox News … Read more

Ian McEwan’s “Lessons” book review

Readers drawn to Ian McEwan’s flamboyant novel “Atonement” 20 years ago may have turned away from the author’s latest bizarre work. His last three books are small, fantastical stories that are quirky. For example, “The Nutshell” is a tribute to “Hamlet” of the dangerous fetus narrative. “Machine Like Me” tells the story of a man … Read more

Banned Books You Haven’t Heard of

At a crowded school board meeting near Rockford, Illinois earlier this year, a woman waved a zoomed-in photo from a picture book memoir by Maia Kobabe gender queer In front of the Harlem School District Board. “If my neighbor were to give this to my child, guess what? He’d go to jail,” she said to … Read more

Book on Early Modern English Theatre Wins NYU’s Callaway Award

NYU Honors 2022 Callaway Awards for Best Drama and Drama Books Shared Understanding, Poetic Chaos: Playhouses and Pleasures in Elizabethan England By William N. West, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Northwestern University. “common understanding is a brilliant account of the British theatre experience in the Elizabethan era, as we all know, in the … Read more