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Updated 4 days ago [ At: 2020-09-23 11:39:51 UTC]


Johny Pitts' Afropean wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Johny Pitts has won the 2020 Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with his 'unique political documentary' Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 11:39:51 UTC ]
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Grushin's subversive fairy tale The Charmed Wife to Hodder

Hodder has acquired The Charmed Wife by Olga Grushin, "a sophisticated literary fairy tale for the 21st century" in which Cinderella decides 13 years after her happy ending that she wants her Prince Charming dead. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 11:12:41 UTC ]
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Book Revue: A Bookstore For Everyone

Take a tour of an independent bookstore and community hub, Book Revue, the largest independent bookstore on Long Island. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-23 10:38:00 UTC ]
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A Reading List Inspired by the AMMONITE Trailer

If you're excited about the romantic drama fictionalizing the life of paleontologist Mary Anning, check out these books like AMMONITE. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-23 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Elmer creator McKee wins BookTrust's Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:05:49 UTC ]
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Emerald named Independent Publisher of the Year at IPG Awards

Emerald Publishing has been named Independent Publisher of the Year as well as Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publishers Guild Awards.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:00:35 UTC ]
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S&S scoops Nadia Shireen's 'game-changing' middle-grade series

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish Nadia Shireen's first middle-grade series, Grimwood, after winning a heated six-publisher auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 07:15:06 UTC ]
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Pro cyclist Geraint Thomas' favourite mountain climbs to Quercus

Quercus is publishing a new book by cycling pro Geraint Thomas, Mountains According to G, described as a love letter to the sportsman's favourite climbs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 06:51:27 UTC ]
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Deborah Tannen’s ‘Finding My Father’ pays tribute to a man whose many jobs became his life story

With so many contemporary memoirs devoted to the sins of the author’s mother, a focus on a loving dad seems a welcome change. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-23 05:01:31 UTC ]
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Controversial Guildhall Library plans put on hold

Plans to move Guildhall Library's vast collections to the London Metropolitan Archive as part of a consolidation of services have been put on hold pending a consultation and more detailed plans. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 04:55:30 UTC ]
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Suburban Toronto Indigo Store Unionizes

Workers at the Indigo Books & Music location in Mississauga, Ontario, in suburban Toronto, have voted to join UFCW Local 1006A, prompted in part by orders to clean customer bathrooms. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NSC Official Details a Politically Tainted Review Process for Bolton Memoir

In a bombshell letter filed with the court this week, attorneys for the National Security Council official who led the prepublication review of John Bolton’s bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' confirmed the official's position that the book was cleared of classified information... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Qataris Enter Fight Over Lagardere's Board

The three major shareholders of the parent company of Hachette Book Group—Vivendi, Amber Capital, and Qatar Capital—are now aligned in a push to control four of the nine seats on the company board. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantasy Novelist Terry Goodkind Dies at 72

Bestselling fantasy novelist Terry Goodkind, author of the epic fantasy series Sword of Truth, died on September 17. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Talk Lost Books, Sex, and Good Business at NAIBA/SIBA Conference

In packed workshop sessions and thematic buzz panels, booksellers and editors were able to rekindle much of the educational reason for attending—and some of the interpersonal reasons as well. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ave Maria’s Publisher, CEO Retires

Tom Grady, CEO and publisher of Ave Maria Press, retires this month after 15 years at the Catholic press. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Bookstores Can Keep Bestsellers In Stock

The Heartland Summer virtual trade show's final education session for GLIBA and MIBA booksellers featured a panel of publishers explaining the 'witchy science' of determining print runs to keep books moving from printers to bookstores during a tough time for American printers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: September 23, 2020

Philosopher James K.A. Smith re-ups with Brazos Press, IVP signs the ‘Road to Flourishing,’ and several new commentary series are coming from Eerdmans. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 00:00:21 UTC ]
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