August 05, 2021

On Diversity: A Survey of Canadian Readers 2021

On Diversity: A Survey of Canadian Readers 2021 Aug 05 2021 BookNet Canada has released On Diversity: A Survey of Canadian Readers 2021, a free study on the interest of Canadian readers in diverse literature. Among the study's key findings: 94% of respondents agreed or sometimes agreed that "books should be representative of a variety of experiences," with the same being true for 72% of respondents about the statement "books about a group/culture should be written by people from that group," and for the statement "authors should write from their lived experience" (68%). Summary of survey at Shelf Awareness. Survey...

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Bouchercon calls off in-person convention

Aug 05 2021 Bouchercon, the annual mystery fiction convention, was to be held live this August in New Orleans. But an email to registrants sent out on Wednesday confirmed that, due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, the event would be canceled. Full refunds will be offered for registration fees. Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 5, 2021

Today's Featured Deals IN CASE YOU MISSED YESTERDAY'S MOST POPULAR DEALS Previous Daily Deals Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders for $2.99 Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix for $2.99 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak for $2.99 A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow for $2.99 The Groom Will Keep His Name by Matt Ortile for $1.99 My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix for $2.99 If You Tell by Gregg Olsen for $4.99 Rosewater by Tade Thompson for $4.99 Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson for $2.99 Black Boy Out of Time: A Memoir by Hari Ziyad...

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