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Updated about 2 hours ago [ At: 2020-10-28 16:38:45 UTC]


French Publishers’ Appeal to Government: Leave Our Bookstores Open

Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean 'cultural isolation for readers,' France's book industry asks for a special exception. The post French Publishers’ Appeal to Government: Leave Our Bookstores Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 16:38:45 UTC ]
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Canongate bags 'brain-bending' children's book from Sears brothers

Canongate is to publish illustrated children's book The Biggest Footprint by brothers Rob and Tom Sears next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 15:40:51 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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Heather Clark’s ‘Red Comet’ is an exhaustively researched, often brilliant biography of Sylvia Plath

“Red Comet” is a prizeworthy contribution to literary scholarship and biographical journalism. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-28 13:21:04 UTC ]
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20 Small Press Books from 2020 You Might Have Missed

There’s no denying that this is a rough—if not catastrophic—year for many businesses, from mom-and-pop-run local eateries to huge corporations like Macy’s. But as the Washington Post noted, a national array of bookstores and readerly good-will has helped Bookshop.org raise millions for indie... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-10-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Tudor's The Chalk Man to be six-part drama

BBC Studios Production, in association with Nice Media Studios and Windowseat, has secured the rights to develop The Chalk Man by C J Tudor.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 10:55:23 UTC ]
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A Guide to Conquering Your Demons With 5 Mathematical Sci-Fi Books

These mathematical science fiction books use mathematics in world-building to advance the plot and build characters. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:37:00 UTC ]
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How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo curates new series Black Britain: Writing Back for Hamish Hamilton

Bernardine Evaristo is curating a new series of lost or hard-to-find books, now rediscovered, by black writers who wrote about black Britain and the diaspora across the last century.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 09:32:56 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Callender's transgender coming-of-age tale

Faber has triumphed in a four-way auction for Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender's "voice-driven" YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:59:47 UTC ]
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Jeff Daniels Tells Michigan What Trump's Really Like: ‘Not Much Of A Man At All’

The Michigan native teams up with bestselling author Don Winslow in new pro-Biden video. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-10-28 08:46:27 UTC ]
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Headline Review wins auction for Palmer debut

Headline Review has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for Isaac and the Egg, a debut novel by journalist Bobby Palmer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:45:16 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton snaps up two from Marques

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Patricia Marques’ "wonderfully inventive" début novel The Colours of Death, as well as a second novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 04:38:15 UTC ]
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Agent Albert Zuckerman to Retire

The legendary literary agent, whose clients included a range of bestselling authors like Michael Lewis and Stephen Hawking, is stepping down from his role at Writers House. In doing so, he is closing the book on a nearly 50-year career in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tender-Hearted and Tough-Skinned: Kathie Lee Gifford

The former ‘Today’ show host discusses critics, Jesus, Covid-19, and the writing of her new book, ‘It’s Never Too Late.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Experts Say Covid Will Change Book Shopping Patterns Forever

Speakers on a panel organized by the Book Manufacturers Institute agreed that the Covid-19 experience will likely permanently change the way consumers shop for books and that all aspects of publishing will need to adapt to the new landscape. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bailey to publish book club mystery with Orion

Orion Fiction has landed a new novel from Jane Bailey, a dark reading group mystery called Sorry Isn't Good Enough.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 03:06:33 UTC ]
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SoA and Creative Scotland to distribute £600k in hardship grants

Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the literary field based in Scotland who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 00:16:54 UTC ]
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“Imagining More Transgender Visibility in Translation”: A Conversation with Ari Larissa Heinrich, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Ari Larissa Heinrich / Photo by Tara Pixley Ari Larissa Heinrich is the translator of Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre (New York Review Books) and Chi Ta-wei’s The Membranes (forthcoming from Columbia University Press). They... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-27 22:09:23 UTC ]
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