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News Corp. for First Time Details Tabloid Bribe for Story on Child Killer

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

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...

David Cameron holds child advertising summit

Guardian – 2011-10-12

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...

Child on top as Super Thursday boosts sales

The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

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...

Child's play for Lee as he tops charts

The Bookseller – 2011-08-10

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 Stranger’s Child leads the way in Booker sales

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

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...

Lee Child wins Crime Novel of the Year

The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

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...

Headline preempts debut about child abduction

The Bookseller – 2011-07-18

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....

du Sautoy and Child to collaborate

The Bookseller – 2011-06-28

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...

Child and Collins join Kindle Million Club

The Bookseller – 2011-06-06

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...

Child, McDermid and Hill on Theakstons longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

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 50 books every child should read

The Independent – 2011-03-23

Education Secretary Michael Gove says that children aged 11 should be reading 50 books a year to improve literacy standards.

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

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-07-12

A British child protection agency launched a Facebook application Monday that it said will help teenagers report abuse and grooming online.

Grand Central in New Deal with Preston/Child

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-01

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...

Julie Myerson defends her decision to publish The Lost Child

Times Online – 2009-03-11

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

World Book Day will be child’s play

The Book Seller – 2009-02-26

Children’s booksellers are confident that...

Abu Dhabi's KALIMA puts focus on child literature

Middle East Online – 2009-02-09

KALIMA to publish international works for children, host workshop on child literature by Susan Roth.

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

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-22

Book publishing for children, meaning kids becoming published book authors, is showing great promise as the next opportunity for success through book publishing.

Wikipedia child image censored

BBC – 2008-12-08

Wikipedia users express their anger after a page showing a naked girl's image is blocked by some UK internet providers.

Child’s Play

New York Times – 2008-11-02

Nancy Huston’s novel traces a family history through four generations of 6-year-olds.

Child bride book too costly for Danish publishers

The Copenhagen Post – 2008-09-04

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...

Controversial 'child bride of Muhammad' novel finds UK publisher

Guardian – 2008-09-03

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...

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

New York Times – 2008-07-21

Jennifer Haigh has a great gift for telling interwoven family stories and doing justice to all the different perspectives they present.

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

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-09

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...

Lee Child most successful UK Kindle author

The Bookseller – 2012-03-01

Lee Child is the most successful British Kindle book author worldwide, followed by Stephen...

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

Engadget – 2012-03-02

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...

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

The Washington Post – 2011-10-06

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...

“When I was a Child I Read Books”: Biblical prose – 2012-03-25

Whence came Marilynne Robinson? The author of Pulitzer-winning "Gilead" (2004), two other novels, and a remarkable body of nonfiction bears little resemblance to anyone else writing today. Critics...

Attachment Child Makes Unconvincing Argument for Attachment Parenting

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-05-11

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...

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

The Washington Post – 2012-05-15

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...

Give Your Pitches a Literary Bent for Brain, Child

Media Bistro – 2012-10-05

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...

Jack Reacher has been very good to creator Lee Child

SacBee – 2012-11-27

Jack Reacher has been Child's main character through 17 adventure novels, moving through the American landscape as a modern-day paladin who resonates deeply with the author's fans around the world....

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-11-27

Founded by a writer and mother, Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day is set for Dec. 1 this year.

Lee Child to receive Diamond Dagger

The Bookseller – 2013-02-08

The 2013 Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger will be awarded to Lee Child.  ...

Brown and Child triumph for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-05-29

Dan Brown’s Inferno (Bantam Press) has retained pole position in the official UK book...

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

The Washington Post – 2013-06-21

Is it selfish for a mother to choose to have only one child — or is it a bold statement of feminist self-fulfillment? It’s a debate sure to light up mommy blogs and playground chatter in certain...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-14

A movie adaptation of writer Martin Sixsmith's book stars Judi Dench as a woman looking for her long-lost son and Coogan as Sixsmith.

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

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-29

James Franco—yes, that James Franco—recently decided that he must direct all film adaptations of novels about the American South. Hence, we have the trailer for his Child...

Lee Child takes Official UK Top 50 top spot

The Bookseller – 2013-09-03

Lee Child's new Jack Reacher thriller, Never Go Back (Bantam Press), was the bestselling...

NSPCC to collate child death reports

BBC – 2013-09-25

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.

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

Guardian – 2013-10-14

Newsweek's new editor, Jim Impoco, wants to make the brand an 'indispensable' read again. I wish him the best of luckI have not asked my friend Jim Impoco, a smart and nice man, and the new editor of...

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

HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-19

MIAMI — MIAMI (AP) — The long-awaited DNA exchange between ABC and Univision emerges from the test tube this month, aiming to stretch the limits of traditional network programming. The...

Anne Lamott: To Hope Is To Be A Child Again (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-25

Anne Lamott, the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair, joins Oprah on "Super Soul Sunday" this weekend to discuss how prayer can help people...

Google Announces New Safeguards Against Child Porn

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-11-18

Google chairman Eric Schmidt announced a number of changes to the company's perpetual efforts to combat child pornography on on its services in an op-ed published in the Daily Mail on...

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day continues to grow

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-12-04

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day will be celebrated on Dec. 7 this year and founder Jenny Milchman says she hopes to expand the message of the holiday to year-round initiatives, including field...

'Child of God,' based on the Cormac McCarthy novel, gets a new trailer

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-01-24

'Child of God' is directed by actor James Franco.

‘Child Star: An Autobiography’ by Shirley Temple Black

The Washington Post – 2014-02-11

This review originially ran on November 13, 1988 CHILD STAR An Autobiography By Shirley Temple Black McGraw-Hill. 546 pp. $ 19.95 EARLY IN her short but distinguished film career Shirley Temple...

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

The Washington Post – 2014-02-22

Bernard Malamud’s “The Fixer” (1966) was the most honored novel of this distinguished writer’s career (National Book Award, Pulitzer Prize), and though as it happens I am not a party to the...

VIDEO: A novel approach to child rearing

BBC News – 2014-03-14

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

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

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-11

The women of "Duck Dynasty" -- Kay, Korie, Missy, Jessica and Lisa Robertson -- published a book recently which contains some disturbing revelations. The book, "The Women of Duck Commander:...

Raising a Racist Child? An Open Letter to Adam Grant

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-03

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...

Child, Billingham & Mina on Theakstons longlist

The Bookseller – 2014-05-06

Lee Child, Mark Billingham and Denise Mina are among the authors longlisted for the 10th...

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

CBC – 2014-05-10

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.

VIDEO: Wellers call for child privacy law

BBC News – 2014-06-12

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.

Wellers call for child privacy law

BBC – 2014-06-12

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.

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

The Huffington Post – 2014-06-13

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...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-31

Amazon has just released a children's version of its list of '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.'

Child: multiculturalism 'not reflected' in books

The Bookseller – 2014-08-01

Lauren Child is the latest author to tackle the lack of diversity in children’s books; her...

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

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-04

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.

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

The Bookseller – 2014-08-13

Amazon is using “authors as collateral damage and using customers as pawns”, author...

Child hits back at indie authors in Amazon debate

The Bookseller – 2014-08-14

Author Lee Child has come out swinging in the manner of Jack Reacher on The Passive Voice website...

iBooks Bestsellers: Child Ousts Forman

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-09

'Personal,' the latest Jack Reacher novel from Lee Child, was the top selling title in Apple’s iBooks store last week.

iBooks Bestsellers: Child Hangs On

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-17

Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel, 'Personal,' was once again the top selling title in Apple's iBooks store

“If your child needs socking, sock him!”: How reading about pregnancy almost ruined me – 2014-09-21

My helpless descent into the wormhole of literature — online and off — written for moms-to-be

Lee Child On Why He Signed with Authors United

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-27

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...

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

The Bookseller – 2014-10-17

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”.

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

Yahoo! News – 2014-10-16

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...

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

The Washington Post – 2014-11-17

“Blue Labyrinth” is the 14th novel in Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s series about the exceedingly strange FBI special agent Aloysius Pendergast. I’ve read enough of the books to...

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

The Guardian – 2014-12-16

Practice of police prerecording media interviews described as ‘repugnant’ after prematurely launched ITN story nearly caused collapse of Simon Harris trialBritish former teacher convicted of...

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

CBC – 2014-12-17

Rehtaeh Parsons's father says the hard-fought decision today not to prosecute those who respectfully publish his daughter's name "feels like an early Christmas gift."

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-12-26

What Thomas captures beautifully in 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' is the dreamlike quality of Christmases past.

Lib Dems pledge to end child illiteracy by 2025

The Bookseller – 2015-01-20

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...

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

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-22

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...

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

Yahoo! News – 2015-02-08

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...

“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” – 2015-02-10

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

Government promotes child library membership

The Bookseller – 2015-03-06

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...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-03-13

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...

Is Licensing Simply Child’s Play?

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-24

Ahead of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, a look at the international licensing market.

Child, Runcie and Hannah to speak at CrimeFest convention

The Bookseller – 2015-04-01

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...

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

The Washington Post – 2015-04-15

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...

Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison

Chicago Tribune – 2015-04-16

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...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-04-25

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."

Child’s Personal best in UK Top 50

The Bookseller – 2015-04-29

Lee Child and Paula Hawkins gave Transworld two fiction number ones last week, with Child nabbing his 11th top spot on the Official UK Top 50 since records began.  Child’s 19th Jack Reacher book,...

Rankin, Child and Hodgson on Theakstons Crime longlist

The Bookseller – 2015-05-06

Crime novelists Ian Rankin and Lee Child are among the authors longlisted for this year’s Theakston’s Old Peculier crime novel of the year award. Rankin’s Saints of the Shadow Bible (Orion...

Miu Miu ad banned for appearing to sexualise a child

The Guardian – 2015-05-06

Campaign running in Vogue magazine featuring 22-year old-model Mia Goth was irresponsible and likely to cause serious offence, rules ASAAn ad campaign for fashion brand Miu Miu that ran in Vogue...

Elon Musk denies scolding employee for leaving work to attend child's birth

CBC – 2015-05-13

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied an anecdote from an upcoming book that he chastised an employee for skipping out on a company event to witness the birth of his child.

Child scores Personal best with third Number One

The Bookseller – 2015-05-14

Lee Child achieves a personal best this week as his latest thriller tops the Official UK Top 50 for a third consecutive week. The paperback edition of Personal (Bantam) sold 22,680 copies in the...

U.N. picture book warns 100 million child farm workers of pesticides

Yahoo! News – 2015-05-14

By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new picture book aims to help show the nearly 100 million children who labor on farms how best to handle the toxic pesticides many are exposed...

Duggar Scandal Should Prompt TLC To Help Fight Child Abuse, Advocate Says

The Huffington Post – 2015-05-29

A women's rights group wants television executives to make sexual abuse prevention a priority on par with promoting one of their top-rated reality shows. In a USA Today column published on...

Co-Author Of Mike Huckabee Books Was Accused Of Child Molestation In 2 Legal Cases

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-11

Prominent Christian author John Perry, who has also co-authored a book with Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, has been accused of child molestation in two separate lawsuits. -- This feed...

O.C. high school track coach arrested on child pornography charge

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-21

A high school track and field coach has been arrested in Laguna Niguel on suspicion of possessing child pornography, authorities said Saturday.

Ex-youth counselor at O.C. church pleads not guilty to child porn charges

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

A Newport Beach man who served as a youth counselor at an Orange County church has pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges, federal officials said Monday.

El Segundo man arrested in child porn case found dead in possible suicide

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

An El Segundo man who was recently arrested in connection with possessing more than 100,000 images of child pornography was found dead Monday of a possible suicide, officials said.

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': What will it be about?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-06-27

'Potter' author J.K. Rowling recently revealed more details about the new play about the boy wizard that's opening in London in 2016. What will the story of the new play be?

J.K. Rowling announces new stage play called “Harry Potter and The Cursed Child” – 2015-06-26

It will open in London's West End in 2016

Want To Build Your Child's Literacy Skills? Try Reading To Them More

The Huffington Post – 2015-07-14

This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published. In “The Pout-Pout Fish” children’s picture book, the author weaves words like “aghast” and “grimace”...

Rapper DMX doing six months in jail over $400,000 in unpaid child support

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-16

DMX is in an upstate New York jail after being sentenced Tuesday to six months behind bars over unpaid child support.

Palace crticises Sun over film of Queen giving Nazi salute as a child

The Guardian – 2015-07-18

Footage from the early 1930s, published by the Sun newspaper, shows Elizabeth raising her right arm straight in salute to the cameraBuckingham Palace has criticised the Sun newspaper for publishing...

Tabloid newspaper publishes images of monarch giving Nazi salute as a child

CBC – 2015-07-18

Buckingham Palace expressed its disappointment Saturday with a tabloid newspaper for publishing images of a young Queen Elizabeth II performing a Nazi salute with her family in 1933, the year Adolf...

15 years of Charlie and Lola by Lauren Child – in pictures

The Guardian – 2015-07-26

The author and illustrator gives us a guided tour through some of her most iconic books to celebrate her retrospective exhibition at National Trust’s Mottisfont Also enter our Lauren Child bonanza...

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