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Updated about 7 hours ago [ At: 2022-01-22 15:03:18 UTC]

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Summersdale swoops for Keel's 'majestic' Swan debut

Summersdale has swooped for Swan – Portrait of a Majestic Bird, from Mythical Meanings to the Modern Day, the “majestic" debut book by Dan Keel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 22:09:57 UTC ]
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Jessamine Chan’s Debut Calls Modern-Day Parenting Into Question

At Electric Literature, Diane Cooke speaks to Jessamine Chan about The School for Good Mothers, Chan’s incisive debut novel that revolves around how a young mother’s error lands her in a government reform program and at risk of losing custody of her child. They discuss one of Chan’s main... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-01-18 21:30:56 UTC ]
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W H Smith sales hit 85% of 2019 levels after good Christmas trading

W H Smith has reported a "good performance" for the 20-week period to 15th January 2022, with total group revenue at 85% of 2019 levels.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 20:43:57 UTC ]
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Cornerstone celebrates Fforde's latest with TV ad campaign

Cornerstone has created a TV advert featuring real readers to support the paperback publication of Katie Fforde’s novel A Wedding in the Country.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 19:17:21 UTC ]
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Pearson profits set to rise 33% as Bird repositions business

Pearson has seen full-year group sales up 8% in 2021 with profits expected to boom by a third, the company revealed in a trading update. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 18:17:49 UTC ]
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That “book exchange” making the rounds on Instagram again isn’t what it seems.

Over this past week, you might have seen a familiar message popping up on your friends’ Instagram stories: something to the effect of, “I’m looking for people to participate in a huge book exchange. You can be anywhere in the world. All you have to do is buy your favorite book (just one) and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-18 17:44:38 UTC ]
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Gill Books pre-empts 'bucolic' lockdown memoir by Connell

Gill Books has pre-empted a "winding and bucolic" lockdown memoir by John Connell. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 15:05:08 UTC ]
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How to make it rich as a bad art friend

Andrew Lipstein's "Last Resort" captures our tenuous ownership of life experiences and the vampiric practice of fiction writing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-18 13:57:08 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins 11-way auction for Adegoke's 'sensational' debut novel

Fourth Estate has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Yomi Adegoke’s "entertaining and daring" debut novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 11:55:31 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom train thunders on as Yanagihara tops Original Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Comfort Food (Bluebird) has reigned in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fifth week in total, shifting 33,624 copies last week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 10:37:05 UTC ]
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What It’s Like to Live Through a Rupture in History

“Free,” by Lea Ypi, is a memoir about growing up in Albania amid the fall of communism. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-01-18 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys premium notebook and diary publisher Paperblanks

Hachette UK has bought Paperblanks, described as the world’s second largest publisher of premium notebooks, journals and diaries, as part of its strategy to expand its portfolio of adjunct businesses. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 09:38:10 UTC ]
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Atlantic pre-empts two 'brilliant' novels by Denton

Atlantic Books has acquired All Along the Echo, a novel exploring "the glorious noise of existence" by Danny Denton, in a two book pre-empt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 08:55:20 UTC ]
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Retailers cope with Covid-19 wave as publishers wait on office reopenings

Book retailers say they have been able to cope in recent weeks despite the Omicron wave hitting staff, while most UK publishers continue to ask people to work from home and keep their offices open for employees who need them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 06:44:20 UTC ]
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Recurrent Ventures – the next big private equity-fueled media conglomerate?

Private equity-funded Recurrent Ventures now has 20 digital media brands under its purview — and is on the hunt for more acquisitions. But is its approach to injecting new life into these titles sustainable? The post Recurrent Ventures – the next big private equity-fueled media conglomerate?... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2022-01-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Bogaards Launches Public Relations Firm

Paul Bogaards, who resigned at the end of 2021 as executive v-p and deputy publisher at Knopf after a long career, has started Bogaards Public Relations LLC. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Jumped in November

Bookstore sales were $709 million in November, up 43% from November 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Algorithm says no

Since launching Mensch Publishing three years ago I have tried to use social media to promote titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 03:47:40 UTC ]
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Government delays decision on UK copyright regime changes

The government has decided not to change copyright exhaustion laws for the time being following a consultation which led to a campaign by the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 03:06:52 UTC ]
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Lawton steps up to managing director at the Soho Agency

Rowan Lawton will take on the role of m.d. at the Soho Agency following Philippa Milnes-Smith’s decision to focus on her agenting role.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 02:02:50 UTC ]
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