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Updated about 21 hours ago [ At: 2019-08-20 07:23:59 UTC]


George R R Martin honoured at Irish Book Awards

George R R Martin has been honoured with the International Recognition Award at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards for his contribution to fantasy and science fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 07:23:59 UTC ]
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Cofounder and CEO of Food52 Amanda Hesser shares the books that inspired her to pursue a career in food

From food pioneer MFK Fisher’s timeless memoir to Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s customer-centric mission statement, these are Hesser’s favorite books. 1. The Gastronomical Me, MFK FisherRead Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-20 07:00:18 UTC ]
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Hamlyn bags book from Loose Women stars

Octopus imprint Hamlyn has bagged a book of anecdotes, laugh-out-loud moments and uplifting life lessons from ITV panel show “Loose Women”, marking its 20th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 04:41:45 UTC ]
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Senators Question Education Publishers’ Data Collection Practices

An August 12 letter, signed by three senators raised concerns that the data harvested and maintained by digital educational publishers today “could pose a serious risk to students, parents, and educational institutions" if "stolen, collected, or sold without their permission or knowledge.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Essex library campaigners urge community groups to withdraw help

Essex library campaigners are warning community groups could face an “unsustainable burden” of nearly £50,000 a year if they choose to run a local library service - and are calling on more to withdraw their offers to run local libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 21:57:18 UTC ]
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Usborne scoops new Hannah Shaw series at auction

Usborne has acquired a new series by award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Shaw in a three-book deal at auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 19:10:24 UTC ]
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Richard Atkinson joins Penguin Press as publishing director

Former Bloomsbury publisher Richard Atkinson is joining Penguin Press as publishing director in September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 17:59:21 UTC ]
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Were Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor the proto-Kardashians?

Sam Staggs’s “Finding Zsa Zsa” looks at a family that “never stopped working at” being famous. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-19 17:13:41 UTC ]
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Tison's reimagining of Lolita to be published in France

A reimagining of Vladimir Nabokov’s classic Lolita, written from the child’s point of view, will be published in France this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 16:23:01 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 15:39:24 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards.

The winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards—one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prestigious awards, decided by the popular vote of Worldcon members—were presented last night at a ceremony at the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin, Ireland. Congratulations to all! The 2019 Hugo Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 14:33:38 UTC ]
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Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You?

Are you a bit mystified with the book publishing process? Jennifer Scroggins, executive vice president of the hybrid press KiCam projects, explains what hybrid publishing can do for authors. The post Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You? by Jennifer Scroggins appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-19 14:00:22 UTC ]
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Dear Bookstore Owner, P.S. (shelftalker)

A little additional advice to self-published authors on maintaining successful relationships with indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-19 12:00:51 UTC ]
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London Book Chain To Provide Libraries For Retirement Homes : Critical Linking, August 19, 2019

Awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-19 10:30:38 UTC ]
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Lily James to join live Margaret Atwood event for The Testaments

Lily James will join Margaret Atwood as a special guest for the live cinema event to mark the long-awaited publication of The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 10:18:34 UTC ]
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Lessons From Nabokov: Finding Freedom in a Foreign Language

I own a 19-year-old copy of Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading. I place its age from the barcode on its back, which states the name of the bookstore where I bought it: Borders.The one that used to sit on the ground floor of the World Trade Center, the one I’d been to multiple times […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 08:50:43 UTC ]
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Hilsum and Laing awarded £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes

A biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum and Olivia Laing’s novel Crudo have won this year’s James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 07:50:33 UTC ]
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BBC commissions adaptation of Macintyre's SAS history

The BBC has commissioned acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight to adapt Ben Macintyre’s bestselling book SAS: Rogue Heroes (Viking).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 07:33:17 UTC ]
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Watkins Publishing lands Neff sex positivity guide

Watkins has landed a "shame-free, revolutionary guide" to the sex positivity movement by psychologist Dr Kelly Neff. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 06:36:19 UTC ]
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India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour

The Jaipur Literary Festival has New York City, Houston, and Boulder on its itinerary, having been to London and Belfast earlier this summer. The post India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-19 06:30:42 UTC ]
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