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Kasia Kowalczyk

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China introduces its first unmanned 24h intelligent bookstore in Xiong'an

China introduces its first unmanned 24h intelligent bookstore

The bookstore opens in Xiong’an and it enables customers to borrow, return, purchase a wide variety of books – all without a single staff member.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on July 14, 2019
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Chanel library-themed collection autumn 2019

Chanel introduces a library-themed autumn couture collection

Chanel’s new designer Virginie Viard makes a bookish debut with her library-themed collection that is guaranteed to satisfy every bibliophile.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on July 7, 2019
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Best books of the year 2019 so far by genre

25 best books to read in 2019 so far, by genre

This handy list includes top 5 titles in the most popular genres: literature & fiction, biographies & memoirs, mystery & thrillers, romance, and young adult fiction.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Updated on June 26, 2019
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Best books of 2019 Amazon editors

Amazon’s picks for the Best Books of the Year So Far are here!

Amazon has just announced its selections for the Best Books of the Year So Far, naming Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel “City of Girls” the top pick overall.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on June 18, 2019
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Americans plan to read this summer

Americans will swap cellphones for books this summer, study reveals

This summer, eight out of ten American readers are planning on putting away their smartphones and burying themselves in books instead, a new survey by Barnes & Noble reveals.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on June 16, 2019
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Best Kindle books of 2019 - fiction and nonfiction

18 best selling Kindle books of 2019 in fiction and nonfiction

The Killer Collective by Barry Eisler is the best Kindle book of 2019 so far. The best nonfiction title is Tara Westover’s memoir Educated.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on June 15, 2019
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Amazon works on a smart Alexa voice-activated device that can respond to human emotions

Amazon is allegedly working on a device that reads human emotion

From Star Trek to Star Wars, lifelike machines has long been a subject of sci-fi movies. Fiction, however, is soon to become reality – as Amazon works on a device that can recognize human emotion.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on May 24, 2019
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The Amazon Literary Partnership awards over $1 million to 66 nonprofit organizations

Honoring institutions focused on empowering writers, two new funds are being introduced: a Poetry Fund and a Literary Magazine Fund.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on May 21, 2019
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Reading levels of bestselling authors - fiction and nonfiction

What do reading level tests say about bestselling books?

This detailed reading level analysis proves that, when it comes to literature, simpler is better.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on May 20, 2019
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Early look at the worldwide audiobook report 2019

Take a look at early highlights of the worldwide audiobook report that’s being prepared by APA, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

by Kasia Kowalczyk Published on May 5, 2019
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