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Agent Albert Zuckerman to Retire

The legendary literary agent, whose clients included a range of bestselling authors like Michael Lewis and Stephen Hawking, is stepping down from his role at Writers House. In doing so, he is closing the book on a nearly 50-year career in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Issues Sweeping Order Against E-book Piracy Operation

A federal judge in Washington has issued a preliminary injunction against a major e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library, after the operators of the site failed to show up at a hearing or to file any response to a lawsuit filed in July by the Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, Penguin... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Slater and Hayes sign fresh deals with Bookouture

Bookouture has signed new contracts with two of its bestselling authors, striking a two-book deal with K L Slater and and securing three more psychological thrillers from Samantha Hayes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 04:40:39 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers

OpenBook data reveals China's bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles. The post China’s Book Market: 2018 in Review and December’s Bestsellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2018: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

This year American agents will be carrying bags filled with literary debuts as well as works by bestselling authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams wows as Kerridge’s sales fatten in first half

David Walliams has topped the chart of the bestselling authors for the first half of 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Family Affair: Religion Pubs Sign Bestsellers' Kids

Amid a surge of new books from the children of Max Lucado, Bishop T.D. Jakes, and more, religion publishers discuss the benefits of looking to the family members of bestselling authors for new material. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2017: Meet YA Superstars Holly Black and Ryan Graudin

On Thursday, June 1, from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. stop by the PW BookExpo Librarians’ Lounge (Booth 875) to the bestselling authors, courtesy of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotlight on Minotaur Signature Editions

In September, Minotaur will launch Minotaur Signature Editions, a line of classic Minotaur mysteries and thrillers by bestselling authors, as well as U.S. debuts from overseas sensations, all priced at $9.99 (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman calls for UK to adopt EU plans to protect authors' royalties

His Dark Materials author has appealed for EU directive to be introduced in Britain, to block ‘unfair practices that currently prevent authors making a living’His Dark Materials author Philip Pullman has welcomed a “badly need[ed]” new proposal from the European Commission that would protect... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parnassus Books Launches Online Auction to Help One of Its Own—and Binc

An outpouring of support from bestselling authors to raise money for a children's bookseller with cancer led the Nashville store to hold a larger auction to support the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enderlin Named EVP and Publisher at St. Martin's Press

Longtime editor Jennifer Enderlin has been promoted to executive v-p and publisher at the Macmillan imprint. She will take on the new title while retaining her role as editor and continuing to both acquire new books and edit many of SMP's bestselling authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann plans to raise stake in Penguin Random House

German media group reiterates plan to increase stake to 70-75% as full-year core profits climb 4.7%Bertelsmann has reported a 4.7% rise in full-year core profit and reiterated its plan to raise its stake in Penguin Random House, the book publisher which helped to drive the earnings increase. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugees

There are still some people who believe it's better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this week to raise $1 million for Syrian refugees in just 31 hours, through a donation drive arranged by five bestselling authors. The Compassion Collective, comprised of writers Cheryl... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitch Hoffman to Join Aaron Priest Agency

The current v-p at Grand Central Publishing, who's edited such bestselling authors as David Baldacci and Harlan Coben, will begin his new position as senior agent on November 30. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Authors Unveil New Lit Fest: Nola StoryCon

Five bestselling authors have banded together to launch their own literary conference, StoryCon, with the first iteration set to take place in New Orleans next fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book world joins forces for charity

Some of Britain's bestselling authors and their publishers are donating their books to raise money for Syrian refugees. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% ebook royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review of the Year: Authors - A broad spectrum

The robust children’s market in 2014 has been the main theme of The Bookseller’s Review of the Year features, and it is driven home in our look at last year’s bestselling authors. The top 50 writers are once again eclipsed by the shadow of the Gruffalo, with the mighty Julia Donaldson taking... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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