6 Popular Black Authors Collaborate on Teen Romance ‘Whiteout’

New York – Dhonielle Clayton isn’t just a bestselling author of young adult fiction. She is an organizer, former teacher, and founder of the grassroots publishing movement We Need Diversity Books. She’s also the kind of friend who can convince five of her high-profile peers to collaborate on a novel and come back for another. … Read more

6 Popular Black Authors Collaborate on Teen Romance ‘Whiteout’

NEW YORK (AP) — Dhonielle Clayton isn’t just a bestselling author of young adult fiction. She is an organizer, former teacher, and founder of the grassroots publishing movement We Need Diversity Books. She’s also the kind of friend who can convince five of her high-profile peers to collaborate on a novel and come back for … Read more

6 Popular Black Authors Collaborate on Teen Romance ‘Whiteout’

New York – Dhonielle Clayton isn’t just a bestselling author of young adult fiction. She is an organizer, former teacher, and founder of the grassroots publishing movement We Need Diversity Books. She’s also the kind of friend who can convince five of her high-profile peers to collaborate on a novel and come back for another. … Read more

20 Minutes With: Photographer David Yarrow

Although British photographer David Yarrow has spent decades photographing wildlife in Africa, “I’m not a wildlife photographer, I’m just a photographer,” he insists. Yarrow, 56, has been shooting for over 40 years. While he is best known for his wildlife photos – he has captured hundreds of elephants, lions and wolves (up close) – he … Read more

Nobel laureate Annie Ernaux draws hundreds to New York bookstore

NEW YORK (AP) — Since Annie Ernaux won the Nobel Prize for Literature Last week, the French author’s books gained enough new admirers that many were out of stock on Amazon.com and brick-and-mortar bookstores, and some were unavailable for a month or more. But at Albertine Books on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, her Monday night … Read more

AU’s most anticipated books of 2022: October-December

We are getting closer and closer to Christmas now. That means we’re now entering the busiest few weeks in publishing and book sales. Expect to see plenty of gift books and themed editions hitting shelves in the next few weeks. With so many books coming out every month, our AU Books team is willing to … Read more

‘Arthur’ returns with new children’s podcast series

article Characters from Arthur, the longest-running American children’s animation show, can be seen in promotional images. (PBS Kids) Boston – After wrapping up earlier this year, the long-running animated children’s show “Arthur” is launching its own podcast featuring the beloved aardvark. The first season of “The Arthur Podcast” will have eight episodes, which will be … Read more

Paul O’Grady and Michael Morpurgo on our top list of children’s books

One of the first things we did when we moved in a few years ago was to add bookshelves to the bare walls to accommodate the plethora of books we’ve acquired over the years, writes @newburytoday children’s book critic CAROLINE FRANKLIN These shelves now have two layers of overflow (at least) on each shelf. Bags … Read more

Mickey Mantle Cards Break Records, Sports Memorabilia Soars

New York – A brand new Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $12.6 million on Sunday, the highest price paid for a sports memorabilia in recent years in an exponentially lucrative market. This rare Mantle card smashes a record just released a few months ago – the shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored … Read more