Book preview of religion and spirituality: June 2022

Book preview of religion and spirituality: June 2022

New religion books in June include a dismissal of “self-help” in A better encouragement, an exploration of how Old Order Amish uses technology, and a title about friendship by Clarence Shuler and best-selling author of the Five Love Languages ​​series Gary Chapman. Non-fiction June 7 A better encouragement by Lindsey Carlson (Crossway, ISBN 978-1433577710, $ … Read more

New book explains why we need sharks and what their future looks like

New book explains why we need sharks and what their future looks like

“The greatest dangers to nature and biodiversity are driven by human choices and actions,” scientist Holly Booth was quoted as saying in Dr. David Shiffman’s new book, ‘Why Sharks Matter’. “The greatest dangers to nature and biodiversity are driven by human choices and actions,” says the scientist. … [+] Holly Booth was quoted as saying … Read more

Harmony ISD receives 2 slot machines

Harmony ISD receives 2 slot machines

UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) – Harmony ISD has received two book vending machines, one for elementary school and one for middle school. Katy Hall, president of the Harmony PTO, said the vending machines emerged after large amounts of fundraising to get them. In primary school, all children get the chance to get a book from … Read more

Why is India’s book market struggling? | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Why is India’s book market struggling?  |  Asia |  An in-depth look at news from across the continent |  DW

India’s book publishers face new challenges following the COVID pandemic due to the high cost of raw materials and rising inflation. Inflation, driven by high food and fuel prices, reached an 18-month high of 7.5% in April in India, according to a Reuters poll. Publishers from across the country – for English and regional languages … Read more

‘Unburnable’ copy of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ book is up for auction – NBC Los Angeles

‘Unburnable’ copy of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ book is up for auction – NBC Los Angeles

Margaret Atwood has imagined an apocalyptic disaster, dystopian government, and a writer who falsified her own death. But until recently, she had spared herself the nightmare of trying to burn one of her own books. With a flamethrower, nothing less. She failed and that was the point. Monday night, at the time of PEN America’s … Read more

Upstate school board looks at rating system for appropriate in books

Upstate school board looks at rating system for appropriate in books

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The board of Greenville County Schools wants to ask Congress for a book review system. Instead of judging by reading level, they will have books rated for appropriate age. Trustees are asking lawmakers to ask publishers to give them an appraisal of books entering their district. A draft letter to … Read more

People of Color in Publishing Addresses Book Biz Burnout

People of Color in Publishing Addresses Book Biz Burnout

On May 20, the organization People of Color in Publishing, a grassroots organization created by book publishers dedicated to “supporting, empowering, and uplifting racially and ethnically marginalized members across the industry,” hosted a panel on burnout among publishers. The panel, which took place over Zoom, was moderated by Leila Siddiqui, senior manager of digital strategy … Read more

Mike Westhoff does nothing about central Jets in new book

Mike Westhoff does nothing about central Jets in new book

Anyone who’s ever seen a Mike Westhoff press conference when he was a special team coordinator for the Jets knows he was never afraid to speak his mind. Westhoff does just that in his new book, “Figure It Out: My Thirty-Two Year Journey While Revolutionizing Pro Football’s Special Teams,” written by AP sports writer Barry … Read more