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Updated 5 days ago [ At: 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC]


Ann and Jeff VanderMeer On Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode, taped live at the Miami Book Fair, writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing The Big Book of Classic Fantasy anthology, historical understandings of fantasy, editing beyond... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC ]
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Danish AI Software Specialists UNSILO Announce Japanese and US Deals

In two announcements days apart, Denmark’s UNSILO publisher software announces agreements with PeerJ and Kyorinsha. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Kyorinsha and UNSILO’s Technical Checks ell known to Publishing Perspectives readers, UNSILO–based in Aarhus–has made two... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-05 09:30:41 UTC ]
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PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation

Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book. The post PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-05 08:30:52 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Publishers vow new checks on China surveillance research

Springer Nature and Wiley have said they will re-evaluate papers they have previously published on ethnic minority groups in China, after concerns were raised in an article published this week by the journal Nature, as well as by the New York Times. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:09:25 UTC ]
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New role for Otter at Bonnier Books UK

Susannah Otter has joined Bonnier Books UK in the newly created role of editorial director of commercial non-fiction lists Blink Publishing, 535 and Lagom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 07:02:56 UTC ]
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Clifford Starts a New TV Adventure

Scholastic Entertainment is debuting a brand-new 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' TV series, based on the Norman Bridwell books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Education to Begin Strategic Review

Barnes & Noble Education's board has approved the hiring of a financial advisor to help the company review its strategic options as it continues look for ways to keep pace with a rapidly changing market for college materials. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Rain, Snow Don’t Dampen Indie Holiday Spirits

Indie booksellers report a solid start to this year’s abbreviated holiday season, with many customers preferring fiction to nonfiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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CBS, Viacom Merger Completed

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with Viacom was completed yesterday afternoon. The new ViacomCBS will have combined sales of about $28 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Crawdads,' 'Becoming' Top Amazon 2019 Lists

Led by sales of such of powerhouse titles as Delia Owen's wildly popular novel 'Where the Crawdads Sing' on the fiction list, and Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' for nonfiction, Amazon released lists of the e-tailers top selling books of 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Latest CIPFA stats reveal library numbers still falling

Newly released figures show there were 35 static and mobile library closures in the year to end March 2019 across England, Wales and Scotland, with the total falling from 3,618 to 3,583. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 04:50:10 UTC ]
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Pan Mac scoops 'hilarious' F1 book from Hill and Herbert

Pan Mac has scooped the "hilarious and entertaining" take on Formula 1 by racing stars Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 04:00:53 UTC ]
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Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries open to literature organisations for first time

Leading UK arts funder Jerwood Arts will open the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries from 2020 to 2022 to literature organisations for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 00:51:46 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up Higham's take on archaeological discoveries about humanity

Viking will publish a book about the species of humans 50,000 years ago and how the genetic trajectory affects our health today by archaeological scientist Tom Higham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 23:39:33 UTC ]
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A rare glimpse of North Korea

In “Model City Pyongyang,” two architects give a visual tour of the capital city. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-04 23:24:33 UTC ]
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‘The Letters of Cole Porter’ amount to the last word on a madcap existence

Editors Cliff Eisen and Dominic McHugh weave the composer’s correspondence into a mostly tidy account. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-04 23:08:16 UTC ]
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Canongate signs Kathleen Jamie collection

Canongate will publish "the first ever modern collection of contemporary Scottish writing on nature and landscape" curated by award-winning Scottish poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 22:35:56 UTC ]
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Here’s a way to help a bookseller in need.

We talk a lot on these parts about supporting indie bookstores, but this story from The Washington Post adds an extra layer of of urgency: Patrick Darby, who worked as a bookseller at big chain stores for many years before starting his own shop, Novel Books, is in dire straits. Darby opened... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-04 20:41:36 UTC ]
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Virago wins Spindler's debut

Virago has won an auction for journalist and documentary filmmaker Susan Spindler's first novel, Surrogate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 20:31:25 UTC ]
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