Santa Monica, Calif.

Publishing houses are flooding the market with titles that tackle bullying. The books are aimed at all age groups — from “Bully,” a picture book for elementary-grade students, to the “The Bully Book,” for middle school children, about an average kid who suddenly becomes everyone’s favorite victim, to “Sticks and Stones” by Emily Bazelon, a recent release for adults that includes both stories and analysis. According to World Cat, the number of English-language books tagged with the key word “bullying” in 2012 was 1,891, an increase of 500 in a decade.

On the off chance you haven’t already read about this elsewhere, we figured it would be prudent to mention the fact that Amazon has just announced a press conference that’ll be taking place at 10:30 a.m. PST on Thursday, September 6, at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. On its website, the 35,000-square-foot Barker Hanger (pictured at right, during Sanrio’s [...]

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