The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
One-third of 2020 growth in US print book sales was driven by juvenile fiction, NPD BookScan reports, with overall sales of 751 million units.
Year’s End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units.
‘James Baldwin didn’t have to go out and get votes,’ says Barack Obama in a taped interview in the PEN America gala.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
First rolled out during the 2018 US midterm elections, the ‘Book the Vote’ program offers voter information and political literature.
Penguin Random House plans its worldwide release of A Promised Land, volume 1 of this presidential memoir by Barack Obama, on November 17.
The Obama visit to Hiroshima in May has led to more than one publication of his speech in English and Japanese: ‘Death fell from the sky and the world was changed.’
In an extraordinary event, President Barack Obama sat down for an in-depth conversation with author Marilynne Robinson for the New York Review of Books.
Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel revealed that he and President Barak Obama will write a book together, reports Israel’s Haaretz newspaper. Curious? We are.