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Child refugee's tale wins children's book honour

CBC – 2011-05-12

The Bite of a Mango, a memoir of a child refugee who comes to Canada to escape war in Sierra Leone, has won the Red Maple Award for non-fiction, one of several children's literature prizes given annually by the Ontario Library Association.
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News Corp. for First Time Details Tabloid Bribe for Story on Child Killer

News Corp. (NWSA) for the first time publicly detailed bribery by a journalist at its now-defunct News of the World, telling a court that a former editor agreed to pay a prison guard to get a story... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

David Cameron holds child advertising summit

PM holds talks with 30 media and retail executives in drive to make industry rethink attitude towards selling goods to childrenMeasures to clamp down on the sexualisation of children are to be driven... | Guardian – 2011-10-12

Child on top as Super Thursday boosts sales

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 15:47 Six hardback books released on “Super Thursday” (29th September) sold more than 10,000 copies in their three days on sale last... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

Child's play for Lee as he tops charts

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 09:08 Lee Child's 15th Jack Reacher thriller, Worth Dying For (Bantam), was the bestselling book in the UK last week, scoring impressive... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-10

The Stranger’s Child leads the way in Booker sales

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:30 Man Booker Prize bookies favourite Alan Hollinghurst is proving the most popular of the longlisted titles among the book buying... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Lee Child wins Crime Novel of the Year

Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 21:09 Lee Child has been awarded the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year for his Jack Reacher thriller 61 Hours (Transworld), beating authors... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

Headline preempts debut about child abduction

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:15 Headline has pre-empted a debut novel about a man's whose nine month old daughter is abducted by carjackers in South Africa.... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-18

du Sautoy and Child to collaborate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 28/06/2011 - 08:26 Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy is to collaborate with children's author Lauren Child as a "super geek consultant" on her latest... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-28

Child and Collins join Kindle Million Club

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 14:49 Lee Child and Suzanne Collins are the latest authors to sell more than a million Kindle books. The pair join Stieg Larsson, James... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-06

Child, McDermid and Hill on Theakstons longlist

Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 08:24 Lee Child, Val McDermid and Reginald Hill have all been longlisted for the 2011 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. The 18-strong list also... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

The 50 books every child should read

Education Secretary Michael Gove says that children aged 11 should be reading 50 books a year to improve literacy standards. | The Independent – 2011-03-23

Facebook's U.K. users get link to child safety program

A British child protection agency launched a Facebook application Monday that it said will help teenagers report abuse and grooming online. | San Jose Mercury News – 2010-07-12

Grand Central in New Deal with Preston/Child

Grand Central Publishing has extended its relationship with bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child in a new deal that will include a new, original series of novels as well as the... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-01

Julie Myerson defends her decision to publish The Lost Child

Julie Myerson has been in trouble before over the things she has written about her children - but never with such nightmarish consequences as now. We interview the author and her husband, Jonathan | Times Online – 2009-03-11

World Book Day will be child’s play

Children’s booksellers are confident that... | The Book Seller – 2009-02-26

Abu Dhabi's KALIMA puts focus on child literature

KALIMA to publish international works for children, host workshop on child literature by Susan Roth. | Middle East Online – 2009-02-09

Book Publishing -- Is Your Child the Next Best-Selling Author?

Book publishing for children, meaning kids becoming published book authors, is showing great promise as the next opportunity for success through book publishing. | Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-22

Wikipedia child image censored

Wikipedia users express their anger after a page showing a naked girl's image is blocked by some UK internet providers. | BBC – 2008-12-08

Child’s Play

Nancy Huston’s novel traces a family history through four generations of 6-year-olds. | New York Times – 2008-11-02

Child bride book too costly for Danish publishers

A novel about Aisha, the 6-year-old wife of Mohammed was deemed to controversial to print in America. The Danish Freedom of the Press Society (Trykkefrihedsselskab) then offered to publish it, but... | The Copenhagen Post – 2008-09-04

Controversial 'child bride of Muhammad' novel finds UK publisher

British independent publisher Gibson Square has bought Sherry Jones's controversial novel about the child bride of Muhammad, which was dropped by Random House US after warnings that it could incite... | Guardian – 2008-09-03

Books of The Times: A Child With a Problem, a Family With an Excuse

Jennifer Haigh has a great gift for telling interwoven family stories and doing justice to all the different perspectives they present. | New York Times – 2008-07-21

It's always good to see a new Lee Child book. I've read all the previous Jack...

It's always good to see a new Lee Child book. I've read all the previous Jack Reacher adventures, which means that I am now dependent on Child's ability to produce new prose, and I occasionally... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-09

Lee Child most successful UK Kindle author

Lee Child is the most successful British Kindle book author worldwide, followed by Stephen... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-01

Archos unveils 7-inch Child Pad slate: $129, Ice Cream Sandwich on board

We know you've already added the Fisher Price DVR to the list of gadgets that may withstand the physical trauma your kid's about to put it through. But how does an ICS-equipped, 7-inch slate with... | Engadget – 2012-03-02

Book World: ‘Stranger’s Child’ by Hollinghurst is an absorbing century

Alan Hollinghurst’s “The Stranger’s Child” could hardly be better, and it’s a mystery to me — and to many others — why it didn’t make this year’s recent shortlist for the Man Booker... | The Washington Post – 2011-10-06

“When I was a Child I Read Books”: Biblical prose

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Attachment Child Makes Unconvincing Argument for Attachment Parenting

The Time magazine cover on "attachment parenting" featuring a 26-year-old mom breast-feeding her nearly 4-year-old son—the one that we were all talking about Thursday—has made... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-05-11

Marilynne Robinson’s ‘When I Was a Child I Read Books’: Essays on faith, reading

If there is any fear that the fast-moving world of the Internet and the iPhone has destroyed our powers of concentration, or our ability to think lucidly and beautifully, or to create surprising and... | The Washington Post – 2012-05-15

Give Your Pitches a Literary Bent for Brain, Child

You won't find typical service pieces in this brainy book, which caters to highly-educated Moms. How To Pitch: Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers New Career Opportunities Daily: The... | Media Bistro – 2012-10-05

Jack Reacher has been very good to creator Lee Child

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Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is celebrated at stores around the world

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Lee Child to receive Diamond Dagger

The 2013 Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger will be awarded to Lee Child.  ... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-08

Brown and Child triumph for Transworld

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Book World: ‘One and Only’ examines the life of a solitary child

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Film adaptation of 'The Lost Child of Philomena Lee' stars Judi Dench, Steve Coogan

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James Franco Attempts Another Literary Adaptation in the 'Child of God' Trailer

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Reports carried out when children in England die or are harmed because of abuse are to be published centrally in a bid to make sure lessons are learned. | BBC – 2013-09-25

Newsweek: the poster child of magazine journalism failure | Michael Wolff

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Fusion, ABC And Univision's Love Child, Bursts To Life

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Google Announces New Safeguards Against Child Porn

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Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day continues to grow

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‘Child Star: An Autobiography’ by Shirley Temple Black

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Yardley: ‘ A Child of Christian Blood : Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel ’ by Edmund Levin

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VIDEO: A novel approach to child rearing

The author of The Jane Austen Book Club gets inspiration for her new novel by a real life experiment where a baby chimp was raised as part of a human family | BBC News – 2014-03-14

'Duck Dynasty' Star Lisa Robertson Reveals She Was Sexually Abused As A Child

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Raising a Racist Child? An Open Letter to Adam Grant

Dear Mr. Grant, I am a new father and am just as hopeful to raise a good and moral child as your readers. When I look forward to her future I dream of a life full of compassion, hope, and kindness... | The Huffington Post – 2014-05-03

Child, Billingham & Mina on Theakstons longlist

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Tom Flanagan's new book sheds light on child porn remark fallout

A year-and-a-half ago, Tom Flanagan was a respected political insider, but a comment about child pornography quickly turned him into a political pariah. | CBC – 2014-05-10

VIDEO: Wellers call for child privacy law

The wife of rock star Paul Weller has called for a change in the law to stop photos of children being published without parental consent. | BBC News – 2014-06-12

Wellers call for child privacy law

Hannah Weller, the wife of rock star Paul Weller, is calling for a change to the law to stop photos of children being published without consent. | BBC – 2014-06-12

This Syrian-Born Artist Is Using Her Illustrations To Help Child Refugees

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Lina Safar moved from her native Syria to Tampa with her U.S.-born husband in 2010, she assumed she would return occasionally, see her family, walk in her neighborhood and... | The Huffington Post – 2014-06-13

What are the 100 books that your child should not miss?

Amazon has just released a children's version of its list of '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-31

Child: multiculturalism 'not reflected' in books

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Dig In: Images from 'Julia, Child' by Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad

Take a peek inside 'Julia, Child,' a new picture book that draws inspiration from the energy and spirit of Julia Child as it explores the friendship of two young gastronomes. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-04

Lee Child: Amazon's Readers United letter 'disingenuous'

Amazon is using “authors as collateral damage and using customers as pawns”, author... | The Bookseller – 2014-08-13

Child hits back at indie authors in Amazon debate

Author Lee Child has come out swinging in the manner of Jack Reacher on The Passive Voice website... | The Bookseller – 2014-08-14

iBooks Bestsellers: Child Ousts Forman

'Personal,' the latest Jack Reacher novel from Lee Child, was the top selling title in Apple’s iBooks store last week. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-09

iBooks Bestsellers: Child Hangs On

Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel, 'Personal,' was once again the top selling title in Apple's iBooks store | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-17

“If your child needs socking, sock him!”: How reading about pregnancy almost ruined me

My helpless descent into the wormhole of literature — online and off — written for moms-to-be | – 2014-09-21

Lee Child On Why He Signed with Authors United

The reason the author of the Jack Reacher novels weighs in on Amazon-Hachette dispute has nothing to do with the "protection money" that Amazon is demanding from publishers. Child signed with... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-27

Grisham: 'some don't deserve prison for viewing child images'

US thriller giant John Grisham has made widespread headlines by telling the UK press that prison sentences for some people convicted of viewing indecent images of children are “harsh”. | The Bookseller – 2014-10-17

Child star of 'Mrs. Doubtfire,' 'Matilda' strikes memoir deal

Mara Wilson made her breakthrough in Robin Williams childcare comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire," but 2016 will see her published as the author of "(K) for Kid," a recollection of her time... | Yahoo! News – 2014-10-16

Book review: ‘Blue Labyrinth,’ by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

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Judge censures Channel 4 News over ‘misleading’ report on child abuser’s conviction

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Rehtaeh Parsons's name can be reported in child pornography case

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5 pleasures from 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' on the centennial of Dylan Thomas's birth

What Thomas captures beautifully in 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' is the dreamlike quality of Christmases past. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-12-26

Lib Dems pledge to end child illiteracy by 2025

The Liberal Democrat 2015 election manifesto will include a commitment to end child illiteracy by 2025, Nick Clegg announced yesterday (18th January). The party leader said the Lib Dems was the only... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-20

How 'Harry Potter' Fans Won Their War Against Child Labor

The fictional world of "Harry Potter" has made a profound impact on human rights in Muggle society. And it used chocolate to do it. Warner Bros., who owns the merchandising rights of the famed... | The Huffington Post – 2015-01-22

'Alice in Wonderland' at 150, more than child's play and tea parties

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - As the celebrated children's book of Britain's Victorian era turns 150, an exhibit in Texas traces its history to show how "Alice's... | Yahoo! News – 2015-02-08

“I would rather my child see a pig circumcised than a deer’s mom getting killed”: David Duchovny on his madcap fairy tale “Holy Cow”

We talked to the actor about the "X-Files'" return, becoming a novelist and what he really thinks about Vancouver | – 2015-02-10

Government promotes child library membership

The government has announced plans to improve literacy by promoting public library membership in primary schools. But the move has had a mixed reaction, with campaigner Laura Swaffield describing the... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-06

A child's favorite book is one he or she chose, says study

A new Scholastic report found that a whopping 91 percent of children ages 6 to 17 said, 'My favorite books are the ones that I have picked out myself.' The books children liked the most were... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-03-13

Is Licensing Simply Child’s Play?

Ahead of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, a look at the international licensing market. | Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-24

Child, Runcie and Hannah to speak at CrimeFest convention

Lee Child, Maj Sjöwall, James Runcie and Sophie Hannah are among the authors set to speak at this year’s CrimeFest convention. The crime fiction convention will be held at the Marriott Royal... | The Bookseller – 2015-04-01

Toni Morrison’s familar, flawed ‘God Help the Child’

Last month while accepting a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Critics Circle, Toni Morrison noted that back in 1970 when she published her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” “the... | The Washington Post – 2015-04-15

Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an American literary treasure. But some treasures, no matter how valued or precious, can have blemishes that mar their luster. That's sadly the case with Morrison's 11th novel, "God... | Chicago Tribune – 2015-04-16

Toni Morrison discusses 'skin privilege' in recent interviews about 'God Help the Child'

In one interview Morrison said that "when a white teenager is shot in the back by a cop running away ... we'll know something about race." | The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-04-25

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