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Updated about 16 hours ago [ At: 2019-10-15 09:00:05 UTC]


Puffin snaps up O'Doherty's 'hilarious' heist story

Puffin will publish bestselling children's author and comedian David O'Doherty's "brilliantly funny" new book in May 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Bowen to join Ebury’s new Self hub

Ebury has appointed Anna Bowen as head of campaigns for its newly formed Self hub, running marketing and publicity across Vermilion and Rider.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:49:49 UTC ]
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Raven signs Katherine Faulkner debut after four-way auction

Raven Books has snapped up Greenwich Park by debut author Katherine Faulkner following a "passionately fought auction" with four publishers head-to-head in the final round.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:49:05 UTC ]
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Bryson's The Body elbows Pullman off number one spot

Bill Bryson’s The Body (Doubleday) has sensationally leapfrogged Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) to claim the author’s 11th week as the UK Official Top 50 number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:35:55 UTC ]
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Picador reveals raft of promotions with Doyle and Jonathan made editorial directors

Picador’s Kris Doyle and Sophie Jonathan have both been promoted to editorial director while Ansa Khan Khattak and Kishani Widyaratna are also stepping up at the Pan Mac imprint. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:15:08 UTC ]
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Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize

Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for 'Origins,' about recollection and identity. The post Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-15 06:14:12 UTC ]
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Stanfords to unveil treasure trove of travel history with new exhibition

Historical letters from Florence Nightingale and Captain Scott will go on display alongside antique travel books, maps and globes at Stanfords after a treasure trove of artefacts were found in the bookshop's former premises.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 04:36:58 UTC ]
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HBG Launches Hachette Go

Hachette's new imprint, to launch next March, will publish books in a variety of nonfiction categories that are geared to help readers change their lives for the better. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Number of Self-Published Titles Jumped 40% in 2018

The number of books self-published in the U.S.in 2018 jumped 40% over 2017, according to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market. More than 1.6 million books were self-published last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pocket Shop exits UK as last two shops close

Bonnier-owned retail chain Pocket Shop's stores in Hammersmith and Birmingham Airport have closed, with Waterstones taking over the lease for the Liverpool Street station branch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 03:48:37 UTC ]
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HCG acquires fairy tale picture book from Sardà, Dahman and Digard

Hachette Children's Group has acquired the first collaboration on a picture book between France-based author team Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard and Kate Greenaway Medal longlisted illustrator Júlia Sardà: The Wolf’s Secret. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:56:28 UTC ]
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Elton John 'in conversation' event with David Walliams in November

Elton John will be appearing in conversation with David Walliams at an exclusive event in celebration of the singer songwriter’s newly released autobiography, Pan Macmillan has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:22:32 UTC ]
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What's on TV this week: 'Watchmen'

This week YouTube kicks off its book club series with a Malcolm Gladwell roundtable interview on Booktube. The MLB playoffs continue, and Netflix has a slew of new series. Movie fans can stream Hobbs & Shaw or snag Scarface in 4K on Ultra HD Blu-... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-10-15 02:05:00 UTC ]
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3 Books to Read by Indigenous Writers

Tommy Orange, the award-winning author of “There, There,” recommends his favorite books by Native writers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-14 22:12:55 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to publish memoir globally with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Wood’s first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 21:07:47 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money)

It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers. The post Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money) by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-14 19:33:33 UTC ]
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This week's agency moves, hires, and partnerships: October 14, 2019

Serviceplan Group Middle East hired Akhilesh Bagri as executive creative director. Previously, he held positions at BBDO, JWT, Leo Burnett and FP7 on brands including HSBC, Coca-Cola, Mastercard, Emirates Airlines, HSBC, Sony, PepsiCo, Nestle and Mars. Gabriel Guedelha joins The Via Agency as... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-14 19:04:03 UTC ]
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