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Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide in pictures

From a Canadian bookshop opened by Alice Munro in the 1960s to one in the island of Santorini started by drunk Oxford students, some of the worlds most exotic booksellers feature in The Bookshop Book, published as part of a UK-wide Books are My Bag campaign to support the bookselling industry in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Tarted-Up Book Covers Belittle Women's Fiction

The publishing industry's packaging of women's literary fiction in stereotypically girly covers makes great books seem trashy.If you take a look at the cover of Alice Munro's latest Nobel Prize-winning short fiction collection, The View From Castle Rock, you probably wouldn't guess it includes... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Master

We last heard from Elizabeth Spencer more than a decade ago. In 1998 she published a memoir, Landscapes of the Heart, followed in 2001 by a “greatest hits” roundup of her novellas and short stories, The Southern Woman, which was followed by a quiet 12 years. One could be forgiven the thought... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Study Charts International Sales for Nobel Winner

How much difference does a Nobel win make to sales? BookNet Canada charted dramatic numbers for Alice Munro's books in 10 countries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Munro short story to be Waterstones exclusive

Profile is to republish a short story by Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nothing small about short story Nobel

The first Canadian winner, Alice Munro has published nothing but short stories in a 50-year career.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nothing small about story Nobel

The first Canadian winner, Alice Munro has published nothing but short stories in a 50-year career.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in literature

Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for being "master of the short story" by Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy.Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Save the Trees: Print Books on Straw Rather than Paper

Yann Martel and Alice Munro are working with Canopy, an environmental charity, to highlight forest-saving Second Harvest paper made from straw rather than trees. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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