International Publishing News

Updated 2 days ago [ At: 2019-08-19 04:00:00 UTC]


Breaking the Workbook Mold: Spotlight on TinkerActive

Active kids are happy kids. And Odd Dot, a new imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, is keeping kids engaged and learning through play with its line of TinkerActive Workbooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Judges revealed for Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Foyles’ acting head of fiction Gary Michael and Harvill Secker editor Mikaela Pedlow will judge the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, alongside editor Nii Ayikwei Parkes and writer Sarah Ardizzone. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 00:26:23 UTC ]
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David Walliams and Greg James make Lollies shortlist

David Walliams and Greg James are among the children's authors recognised by the Laugh Out Loud Awards, as judge Michael Rosen hails the 12-strong shortlist that will make you "giggle and laugh over and over again".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 23:10:20 UTC ]
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Wood Green co-operative bookshop secures new premises

Wood Green's co-operative bookshop, The All Good Bookshop, has secured temporary premises and plans to open this week.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 22:20:02 UTC ]
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Mark Halperin Signs Book Deal After 2017 Sexual Harassment Allegations

After a dozen women accused the pundit of sexual harassment at the height of the Me Too movement, Halperin has begun tiptoeing his way back into public life. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-08-18 22:02:40 UTC ]
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Gaiman on board for Gormenghast TV adaptation

Neil Gaiman will executive produce a new television series based on author Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast novels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 19:21:19 UTC ]
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BBC reveals plans for animated adaptation of Morpugo's Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

The BBC has revealed plans for a special 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 15:46:37 UTC ]
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Enzor leaves Quarto to lead new Quercus imprint

Publisher Kerry Enzor is leaving Quarto to lead a new Quercus imprint focused on international non-fiction originated entirely in-house. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 12:13:03 UTC ]
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Oneworld scoops novel from Women's Prize-winner Jones

Oneworld has scooped another novel from Women’s Prize-winner Tayari Jones, a "compelling story of two half-sisters bound by family secrets". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 12:05:38 UTC ]
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In Pittsburgh, a Bookstore Where ‘Freewheeling Curiosity’ Reigns

At a shop that at times functioned as a sanctuary after the Tree of Life shooting, the owner sees his job as “a moral obligation.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-18 09:00:09 UTC ]
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JT LeRoy review – a less surprising hoax the second time around

The fake author who fooled the publishing world is brought back to life in a diverting tale that treads familiar ground“Sometimes, a lie’s more truth than the truth,” drawls author JT Leroy, speaking down a crackling telephone line. This straightforward dramatisation of Savannah Knoop’s 2008... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 07:00:10 UTC ]
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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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More than 'story, bonking, story': why you've never heard of Australia's best-selling authors

In pushing the romance genre aside, Australia’s publishing industry sent its most successful writers to pursue their careers abroadNalini Singh is trying to convince me to read a love story starring bears. The tiny author is tucked up under a huge scarf in a cafe on a freezing August day in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 22:00:54 UTC ]
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Closing of Pacific Standard and Topic Shows Perils of Depending on a Rich Patron

With the loss of the two award-winning publications, digital media got a little less brainy in the summer of ’19. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-17 18:10:31 UTC ]
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‘Gods With a Little G’ offers a fresh take on coming of age

Tupelo Hassman’s follow-up to “Girlchild” has a lighter touch and a more hopeful message. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: August 12 – 16, 2019

“I annoy everyone around me by observing out loud what everyone already knows.” Sarah M. Broom on coming of age—and learning to see—in New Orleans. | Lit Hub Memoir Maggie Paxson on the French village that saved hundreds fleeing Nazi persecution. | Lit Hub History From Alexander Jessup to Anna... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-17 10:30:06 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Cheez-It signs on as College Football Playoff sponsor

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age TV Brief, our roundup of news from the world of broadcast, cable, streaming and beyond. *Extremely Mr. Roarke Voice* Smiles everyone, smiles! Say Cheez-It:  Kellogg’s Cheez-It has inked a multiyear pact to serve as an official sponsor of the College... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-16 20:15:26 UTC ]
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Look at Barack Obama's summer reading list

Former President Barack Obama's reading list includes Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead and Stephanie Land Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-16 18:20:44 UTC ]
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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-16 17:59:07 UTC ]
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