presentazioni e incontri 

venerdì 24 febbraio 2017 ore 18.00

libreria antigone
via antonio kramer 20 - milano
presentazione del libro
emma la rossa

la vita, le battaglie, la gioia di vivere 
e le disillusioni di Emma Goldman, 
la «donna più pericolosa d'America»
ne parliamo con
carlotta pedrazzini

Presentazione di "Soltanto vive" di Stefano Raimondi
Edizioni Mimesis
Sabato 18 febbraio 2017
, ore 17.30. 
Serra di Palazzo Ghizzoni Nasalli - via Gregorio X 9 (Piacenza). 

Intervengono con l'autore Marta Comerio, Laura Monatanari, Silvana Trucchi. 

Catapult Books is the partnership publishing imprint of New Internationalist. Catapult helps individuals and organizations craft book projects, publish in print and/or ebook formats, and make titles available to all relevant audiences.

New Internationalist has built up a significant reputation over the last two decades as an independent book publisher, with its NoNonsense series on key global issues and World Changing imprint at the heart of its publishing programme.

The launch of Catapult BooksNew Internationalist partnership publishing imprint, enables us to bring a wider variety of titles within our scope, exploring the rich potential in academic and civil-society research and thinking.

After 17 years as the associate publisher of children’s publishing house Annick Press, Colleen MacMillan  retired on February 3, 2017.
We will miss her in the next meeting with Annick in Bologna and Frankfurt

Anja Röhl liest aus Die Frau meines Vaters

Samstag, 11. März, 19 Uhr

Veranstaltungsort: LinksTreff Georg Fröba, Landgraf-Philipps-Anlage 32

An den Grenzen des Möglichen
Reclam Leipzig 1945-1991
19:00 Uhr
Buchvorstellung und Gespräch
Zeitgeschichtliches Forum
Grimmaische Str. 6
04109 Leipzig
10:00 Uhr
Leipziger Buchmesse
Studium rund ums Buch
Halle 5 / E510, Messe-Allee 1
04356 Leipzig
20:00 Uhr
Buchvorstellung mit Ingrid Sonntag
Chausseestr. 125
10115 Berlin
OR Books  next events

February 20th – Politics and Prose (Washington, DC)
Joel Whitney lecture and signing. 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

February 27th and 28th – Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney lecture and signing, alongside screening of Immy Humes’ Doc.

March 4th – Barnes and Noble (Mohegan Lake, NY)
Joel Whitney lecture and signing. 3089 East Main Street Mohegan Lake, NY 10547. 12 PM

April 9th – Duke University
Conversation with Behrooz Ghamari

May 4th – NYPL
Mara Einstein lecture and book signing.

Mr Nan Zhihan Each year, World Scientific sponsors a Singapore student to the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS), and jointly presents this award along with the Imperial College Alumni Association of Singapore (ICAAS) to the winning student.

The recently concluded SIYSS in December 2016 was attended by Nan Zhihan from NUS High School. Mr Nan joins the list of 16 other past winners of this prestigious award.

As part of the SIYSS, Mr Nan was involved in a site visit to the Astra Zeneca Pharmaceutical factory, along with cultural immersion programmes and games. He also attended the Nobel Award Ceremony dinner, which is a a formal ceremony graced by the Swedish Royal Family. Each Nobel prize is typically presented by a member of the Nobel committee and the award presented to the laureates by the King of Sweden.

The WSPC-ICAAS award is part of World Scientific's efforts in encouraging the advancement of science among young people.

Join Fremantle Press for the very first Great Big Book Read on Wednesday 1 February at Clancy's Fish Pub, Fremantle. This is your invitation to enjoy a relaxed evening of readings introducing the newest Fremantle Press books for 2017.

Lancement du domaine "Genre" aux Presses de Sciences Po

Publiés en janvier, Les défis de la République, codirigé par l’historienne Joan W. Scott et le politiste Bruno Perreau, analyse notamment comment l’intégration du genre transforme la République à travers les politiques de parité ou la prise en compte des sexualités , et Les non-frères au pays de l’égalité, de la politiste Réjane Sénac, questionne une République toujours présentée comme une et indivisible alors qu’elle ne parvient pas à dépasser les inégalités sexuées et ethno-culturelles. Suivront un ouvrage sur la lutte contre les violences conjugales et sur la façon dont elle est devenue une cause publique ainsi qu’une enquête sur un sujet tabou et fantasmé : la sexualité dans les prisons de femmes.


Subhash Amaliyar, who brought to life a traditional Bhil carnival with his exuberant art, was awarded The Ojas Art Award at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017.
The Boy Who Speaks in Numbers written by Mike Masilamani and illustrated by Matthew Frame has been selected for The White Ravens' annual catalogue of book recommendations for international children’s and youth literature.
More here:
The Do-Right by Liza Sandlin - published by Cinco Puntos press, wins the Dashiell Hammett Prize 2016
Before It Breaks by Dave Warner won the 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction in a ceremony that took place during the Melbourne Writers Festival on Sunday 28 August. Run by the Australian Crime Writers Association, the award is this country’s oldest and most prestigious prize honouring crime writing. Warner took out the fiction category from a shortlist that included some of Australia’s best-loved crime writers.

Hasan Namir wins Lambda Literary Award for God in Pink (Jun 2016)

At a ceremony in New York, Hasan Namir won the Lambda Literary Award in the category of Gay Fiction for his debut novel God in Pink. Congratulations, Hasan, on this enormous achievement!

Kurt-Wolff-Preis 2016 geht an Christoph Links

Den Hauptpreis (dotiert mit 26.000 Euro) erhält der Christoph Links Verlag, „der seit 25 Jahren mit großer Konsequenz und ohne Scheu vor brisanten Themen die Deutschen in Wort und Bild mit ihrer jüngeren Geschichte und gegenwärtigen Rolle in der Weltgesellschaft konfrontiert“, heißt es in der Begründung.

Hank Zipzer e le cascate del Niagara di Henry Winkler e Lin Oliver (Edizioni  Uovo Nero) vince il premio "MicroEditoria di Qualità" come miglior libro della categoria "Libri per Ragazzi-per Bambini" del concorso dell'associazione L'Impronta e del Sistema Bibliotecario Sud Ovest Bresciano.

Sharon McKay’s YA novel The End of the Line received the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Young People last week at the Atlantic Book Awards in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Hosted by CBC Radio’s Stephanie Domet at Alderney Landing, McKay accepted the honor saying it helped her feel like she’s found a home in Atlantic Canada.