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Crime fiction stars team up to support Barnardos

This Halloween, a group of crime writers including Peter James, M W Craven, T M Logan and Trevor Wood are publishing a spooky crime anthology to help raise funds for the Barnardos Children in Crisis Appeal, set up in the wake of the "shadow pandemic" created by Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 02:35:23 UTC ]
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Flipped eye bags Musariri's dystopian debut

Flipped eye has landed Only This Once Are You Immaculate, the "stunning" debut fiction novel by Zimbabwean author Blessing Musariri. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 22:23:11 UTC ]
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Hodder lands Pottery Throwdown star's memoir

Hodder & Stoughton has landed a memoir by Keith Brymer Jones, star judge of Channel Four’s “The Great Pottery Throwdown”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 20:55:02 UTC ]
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Puffin picks up 'heart-warming' debut picture book by McConnell

Puffin has acquired a "heart-warming" debut picture book by writer and journalist Freddy McConnell, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 19:01:01 UTC ]
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‘Astronauts check our scripts!’: inside the new age of sumptuous sci-fi TV

With clone emperors in haute couture and exotic wolf-lizards poised to attack, Foundation and For All Mankind herald a new era of ravishing spectaculars. Can they do for sci-fi what Game of Thrones did for fantasy?Dynastic infighting, the decline and fall of a mighty empire, tyrannical rulers... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-23 15:57:15 UTC ]
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Canada’s Indigenous Communities to Benefit from Emerald Pilot Project

The pilot project between Emerald and the Council of Prairie and Pacific Libraries opens research to Indigenous communities in Canada. The post Canada’s Indigenous Communities to Benefit from Emerald Pilot Project appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-23 14:14:30 UTC ]
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'At long last, Idunit!' Wole Soyinka on his first novel in nearly 50 years

The Nigerian writer, the first sub-Saharan winner of the Nobel Prize, discusses 'Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.' Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-23 13:00:36 UTC ]
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S&S Children's launches Stickley and O'Neill picture book partnership

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is launching a new picture book partnership between author Frances Stickley and debut illustrator Eamonn O’Neill, signing two books from the pair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:52:10 UTC ]
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Cundill History Prize shortlist 'shines light' on race and empire

The eight shortlisted books for this year's Cundill History Prize shine a light on race, class, empire, revolution and memory, showing "the range and insight of current history writing". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:34:54 UTC ]
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Grace and Oblivion in the Forgotten Neighborhoods of ‘Shaky Town’

Shaky Town is a tough and beautiful mural of a novel constructed with interwoven short stories that explore the streets of East Los Angeles in the 1980s. The post Grace and Oblivion in the Forgotten Neighborhoods of ‘Shaky Town’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-09-23 10:00:49 UTC ]
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Bullshit Saviors: Helen Benedict and Nadia Hashimi on Depictions of the American Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Novelists Nadia Hashimi and Helen Benedict join hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to discuss the mistakes American writers and culture made in depicting the United States’ wars Iraq and Afghanistan. In the wake of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and President Biden’s decision to pull US... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-23 08:49:21 UTC ]
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Where Intimacy Meets Tactility: Artists and Publishers on the Nature of the Photobook

For nearly every type of book, the physical book is not the thing we admire. The merit is situated outside the paper and glue. A novel, collection of short stories, memoir, gathering of poems, all create a story—whatever that may mean—in a reader’s head. A cookbook creates a fine meal upon a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-23 08:49:17 UTC ]
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Wearing purple

I planned to publish my first book when I retired. I wanted to be old, I wanted to be grey, and I wanted to be a little bit crazy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 07:31:19 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair: More Than Half Its Exhibitors From Overseas

Delayed by three weeks amid COVID-19 spread-mitigation measures. the Beijing International Book Fair held its five-day run last week. The post Beijing International Book Fair: More Than Half Its Exhibitors From Overseas appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-23 04:38:59 UTC ]
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Baschir wins White Review Short Story Prize

R Z Baschir has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize, for her modern fable "The Chicken". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 04:15:19 UTC ]
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Media Briefing: What to expect from the Digiday Publishing Summit

This week's Media Briefing previews the upcoming Digiday Publishing Summit, which kicks off on Sept. 27 and will feature speakers from media companies including The Washington Post, BDG, Group Nine Media and Essence. The post Media Briefing: What to expect from the Digiday Publishing Summit... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2021-09-23 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Wyden, Eshoo Question Big Five Publishers Over Their Library E-book Practices

The lawmakers seek a wide range of information not only on the publishers’ digital library practices, but also on the economics of the market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Completes Purchase of Workman

The Hachette Book Group has completed its $240 million acquisition of Workman Publishing. Workman will become HBG's eighth publishing group and will be led by Dan Reynolds, who had been its CEO. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Launches 'AuthorFest'

Simon & Schuster has announced a new series of virtual author events, AuthorFest. The first event will feature Bob Woodward and Robert Costa of the 'Washington Post,' who will discuss their new book, 'Peril.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Daniel Moses

Daniel Moses, the longtime editor-in-chief of the San Francisco–based Sierra Club Books, died on September 12 in Ojai, Calif., of complications from three lung conditions caused by end-stage ankylosis spondylitis. He was 85. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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