HONG KONG (AP) — Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national security law imposed on the city last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Robinson, who as the longtime head of Scholastic Inc. shaped the reading habits of millions of young readers through such bestsellers as J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter” novels and through a wide range of educational materials, reading clubs and book fairs, has died.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital on Tuesday sentenced five members of a banned militant group to death and a sixth man to life in prison for the 2015 killing of a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious fundamentalism...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants in Afghanistan stormed Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador, sparking an hours-long gunbattle and leaving at least 22 dead and 22 wounded at the war-torn country's largest school...
MADRID (AP) — The Hay Festival of Literature and Arts and the Guadalajara International Book Fair will be sharing this year's Princess of Asturias Awards of Communication and Humanities, the foundation named after the heir to the Spanish throne announced Tuesday...
Visitors to the Mark Twain Library Book Fair can help replenish the Redding food pantry by bringing some needed items.
A collection table will be set up near the front entrance of the Community Center for the duration of the sale, which runs from Friday through Monday.
For over 2 1/2 decades, literary publicist Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati has committed herself to filling the void of Black representation in children’s literature by creating an annual book fair that highlights the nation’s acclaimed and bestselling authors and illustrators.
On behalf of the Board of Trustees for the Friends of the Danbury Library, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the community for the overwhelming support to the Book Fair that was held last month at the PAL Building.
COLUMBUS — Nine Nebraska authors shared their work Saturday during the fourth annual book fair at Columbus Public Library.
A variety of genres were available for the public to peruse as the books ranged from naturalist studies in the Nebraska prairie to a Marine befriending Russians in a time of conflict.
NORTH AUGUSTA — At 8:15 Friday morning, Skylar, Jimmy and Sara Wittenborn were standing on their driveway waiting for their mom, Colleen, to return home and drive them to the AAUW’s book fair at its new location in North Augusta.
Forcing a private business to be unable to say no to providing goods for religious beliefs is politics, and it is naive to think otherwise.
Thousands of area children had an opportunity to meet some of their favorite authors and illustrators at the 25th annual African American Children’s Book Fair, which was held Saturday at the Community College of Philadelphia.
MISSION — Mission High School librarian Margie Longoria spent five years trying to organize a book festival targeting junior and high school students.
Longoria credits volunteering at a larger festival in Houston and scoping out others in Texas, as the catalyst for today’s Border Bash: Celebrating Teens and Tweens book festival.