International Publishing News

Updated 2 days ago [ At: 2019-10-17 02:12:42 UTC]


Five questions for... Tim Marshall

Journalist and author Tim Marshall talks to us about the upcoming abridged and illustrated version of his bestselling book on geopolitics, Prisoners of Geography, which is aimed at children. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 02:12:42 UTC ]
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PRH launches Ripley's annual with 'butter Boris' stunt

PRH has sculpted a bust of Boris Johnson made from butter to promote Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2020 Annual.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 01:32:35 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair: Mary Darby

Noughties rap videos and currywurst are among the Darley Anderson rights supremo’s Frankfurt highlights to date, while she is rarely to be found without a sweet book fair staple... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:59:37 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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After explaining the universe, Bill Bryson turns his attention to the body

In “The Body,” the author explains — in his lucid, amusing style — what we’re made of. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-16 23:38:13 UTC ]
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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:25:10 UTC ]
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Thomas’ The Performance goes to W&N

W&N has won a five-way auction for The Performance by Australian writer Claire Thomas, which it describes as "the equivalent of a brilliant night at the theatre". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:23:11 UTC ]
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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 22:21:35 UTC ]
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Arriving at FBF: The Thunder Girls

Raised by a cult-following father who banned reading, homeless on London’s streets as a teen: Melanie Blake’s life story is remarkable—but it’s not the one she decided to commit to the page, and she is now intent on getting into readers’ hands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 22:03:31 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Magic mushrooms: Long’s fungi-fuelled hit

After the shock death of her husband, Long Litt Woon tried numerous activities to help her deal with her grief. But it wasn’t until she found fellowship in the Norwegian Mycological Association that she found peace. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:05:50 UTC ]
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Taylor sizes up Chapman's Another Life

Michael Joseph editorial director Jillian Taylor has acquired a story of "love, hope, and the extraordinary capacity of human beings to connect" in a "major deal" from a Curtis Brown Creative novel course graduate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:34:51 UTC ]
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Author Profile: Jim Field

Jim Field makes his author-illustrator début with the perfect picture book for budding language learners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:29:18 UTC ]
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Safran Foer’s memoir to illuminate family’s Holocaust history

HarperCollins imprint HQ will publish a "heartwrenching" post-Holocaust memoir from the mother of Jonathan Safran Foer, the story of which was the basis for his bestselling 2002 novel, Everything is Illuminated. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:21:07 UTC ]
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Headline signs autobiography from Judas Priest hellraiser Halford

Headline has signed a "one-of-a-kind" autobiography by Judas Priest hellraiser Rob Halford. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:32:37 UTC ]
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Frances Hardinge | 'My books are strange in quite different ways from each other'

Frances Hardinge’s eccentric backlist takes another unusual turn with a tale of the legacy of warring sea gods. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:20:41 UTC ]
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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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Secret Life of Bees author Monk Kidd finds her perfect Tinder match

Headline imprint Tinder Press is publishing the "life-changing" new novel from The Secret Life of Bees author Sue Monk Kidd. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 18:58:25 UTC ]
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Greystone and Profile land seaweed tale

Greystone Books and Profile Books will publish Seaweed by poet and artist Miek Zwamborn next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 18:30:02 UTC ]
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