People is reporting that Taylor Swift will be staying home this Sunday night like some adorable old grandma with her cats and her knit blankets and her books instead of attending the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City. According...Show More Summary
I was just notified that my new book, The Gnostic New Age, has been selected to receive a subvention award from the Figure Foundation. This foundation very selectively supports publications, mainly in philosophy and religion. I am delighted. My book will be published in September. If you are interested in reading some of the pre-publication reviews, they are available HERE.
Two ANU historians feature on the shortlist for the ACT Book of the Year awards announced today: Ann McGrath, whose book Illicit Love examines interracial sex and marriage in the US, and Frank Bongiorno, for The Eighties: The Decade that Changed Australia. Joining them on the list, announced to coincide with the inaugural Canberra Writers […]
Monumental books and op art museums shine as 2016's top illustrations.
The winner: 'Sophie's Squash Go to School.'
The Bi Writers Association (BWA) are celebrating their Fourth Annual Bisexual Book Awards ceremony today, June 3rd in New York City at the Westbeth Community Room, a popular arts space in the West Village. The celebration will include the ninth annual Bi Lines, a multi-arts reading, as the entertainment program for the awards ceremony. Hosted […]
Last Friday I posted about how American seemed to suddenly increase their "AAnytime" award costs on some routes, including between New York and Los Angeles/San Francisco. AAnytime awards are the higher award levels you can book whenShow More Summary
Ms. Thomas, who won the National Book Award, drew on her childhood to create resilient African American characters.
1. The economic value of book awards. And “Perhaps even more impressive: the original English edition tops the current bestseller lists in both Germany and France.” Link here. 2. 538 is hiring economics writers, and MRU is hiring. 3. Show More Summary
Joyce Carol Thomas won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature in 1983.
A couple of weeks ago United kicked off a great sale for those looking to travel using miles this fall with domestic or Canadian round trip economy award flights starting at just 16,000 miles, which represents a 20% savings over theShow More Summary
“The immediate takeaway from last night’s awards is that like last year, a slate of works pushed onto the ballot by a coordinated campaign has considerable trouble actually succeeding, and where it does, it’s where slated works are considered universally popular.”
If you have been waiting for the day when you can redeem fewer SkyMiles to travel to Europe on flights operated by Delta Air Lines, you are in luck: book your award ticket to Europe from the 48 contiguous United States for a seat inShow More Summary
At The Conversation Jason Potts makes the case Why we need more book awards -- pointing to Erwin Dekker and Marielle de Jong's recently published study on 'What Do Book Awards Signal ? An Analysis of Book Awards in Three Countries' (abstract;...Show More Summary
For the next week, you can book a Delta flight in coach or business class to Europe on points with an 18% discount. This sale goes through August 25 for travel September 23 through April 6. The other caveat is that the sale is only available for stays more than 7 days and less than 3 months. Show More Summary
Tim Cook has a poster of Robert F. Kennedy on the wall of his office. He has quoted Kennedy's famous "Ripple of Hope" speech, given in South Africa in 1966. A bust of the young progressive legend, an award received from the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, sits behind Cook's desk. And so it should come as little surprise that, when […]
Book award tickets on Delta from the US to Europe for up to 18% off
Delta is running a sale on awards to Europe in either coach or business class booked by August 25 for travel between September 23 and April 6. Europe travel is weak, and we've seen plenty of sales on paid tickets. In Delta's pseudo revenue-based...Show More Summary
United partner and Star Alliance member Austrian Airlines has opened the flood gates with business class award space between North America and their hub in Vienna. In fact there are 8 or more business class seats available on most flights...Show More Summary
Valkiant entertainment is heading to 2016 Baltimore Comic-Con on a bit of a roll: it’s the most nominated publisher for the Harvey Awards this year; a host of its books have required second editions, and the 1,000,000th copy of its X-0...Show More Summary