International Publishing News

Updated 5 days ago [ At: 2020-09-25 00:04:20 UTC]


New Macmillan c.e.o. lifts US entry-level pay to $42k

Macmillan is raising the entry-level salary of its US trade publishing staff to $42,000 (£33,000). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-25 00:04:20 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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Little Toller to open bookshop

Independent press Little Toller is to open a bookshop in the Dorset town of Beaminster next month.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 21:34:39 UTC ]
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Little Tiger scoops mother and daughter middle-grade series

Little Tiger is to publish "a fresh take on the witch school genre" middle-grade series by mother and daughter partnership Honor and Perdita Cargill.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 21:22:22 UTC ]
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Watch 'Black Poets in a Time of Unrest' live

L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis and other poets share experiences and verse with L.A. Times Book Club readers. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-24 20:18:48 UTC ]
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How Was ‘Mein Kampf’ Handled in The Book Review in 1943?

In a recent issue dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, The Book Review resurfaced its 1943 critique of Hitler’s political manifesto. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 20:17:48 UTC ]
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Coronet acquires 'timely' debut exploring extinction and survival

Coronet has acquired the debut novel of Kate Sawyer examining life after near global extinction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 19:02:14 UTC ]
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The greatest job in the literary world is accepting applications again.

Are you happy in your current book world job? Do you arise each morning with a sense of purpose? Does social isolation, political turmoil, and inclement fall weather agree with you? Can you turn up to work barefoot and go snorkeling on your lunch break? If you answered “no” to any of the above... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 16:47:43 UTC ]
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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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Kassabova moves to Jonathan Cape in two-book deal

Prize-winning writer Kapka Kassabova is moving to Jonathan Cape in a two-book deal, with first title, Elixir, exploring the human hunger for healing and a search for a cure. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 14:09:10 UTC ]
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Transforming the digital offer for public libraries

As the national library of the United Kingdom, the British Library’s mission is to make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment.  This means making our own buildings and online offers engaging for everyone, as well as working in partnership... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 13:05:14 UTC ]
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Mantle snaps up Hinchcliffe's 'gripping' gothic

Mantle has snapped up Hare House, a “gripping” contemporary gothic novel by Sally Hinchcliffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 12:19:04 UTC ]
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‘Goodfellas’ turned 30 this year. ‘Made Men’ explores its lasting influence.

Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film was far from a surefire hit, but it cemented his legacy. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-24 12:03:35 UTC ]
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Chris Rock on Joining Fargo and Avoiding ‘the Eddie Murphy Handbook’ for Black Comics

For Chris Rock, who has spent his career trying to avoid what he calls "the Eddie Murphy handbook" that Hollywood has for breakout Black comedians, Fargo was the perfect opportunity. Season 4 of FX's anthology crime series, inspired by the 1996 film, is set in 1950 Kansas City, where the head of... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-24 12:00:46 UTC ]
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Sir Harold Evans obituary

Journalist who at the Sunday Times became the most admired newspaper editor of his generationSir Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 11:55:45 UTC ]
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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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Publishers and authors show support for Tsitsi Dangarembga

A growing number of publishers and prominent authors have added their voices of support for Booker Prize-shortlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was arrested in Harare in July.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 09:46:55 UTC ]
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Harold Evans, Crusading Newspaperman With a Second Act, Dies at 92

In Britain, he helped redefine high-quality newspapers and challenged legal restrictions on the press. In America, he brought new scope and glitz to book publishing as the head of Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:41:20 UTC ]
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Beyond the Pandemic, Libraries Look Toward a New Era

With a shift to online resources well underway, “the most trusted civic institutions” are in a good position to deal with the changing future. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:00:14 UTC ]
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Reed Hastings, the Founder of Netflix, Keeps His Library in His Pocket

“They’re all on Kindle. Although I have to admit as a first-time author, when the hardcover book arrived, it felt really good to hold in my hands.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:00:04 UTC ]
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