#big story

Publishing news tagged with #big story


The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz

A major release from Patricia Cornwell, new writings from Mindy Kaling, Andy Weir, Blake Crouch, NK Jemisin and more in the wake of APub's Dean Koontz deal. The post The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 06:30:49 UTC ]
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Books: Trekking to the desert with Jonathan Lethem, Antarctica and more

Welcome! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY Many still think of Jonathan Lethem as a New York writer (for the Brooklyn-set bestsellers “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude”), but he’s been in Southern California for eight years.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The library fire, a criminal family, reviews and book news

Hello! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. THE BIG STORY Although Susan Orlean is a staff writer for the New Yorker, she lives in Los Angeles part-time, and for the last six years has been writing a book that investigates a mystery many of us... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: An indie publisher with a vision, Halloween in August and more book news

Welcome readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY It’s not easy starting a publishing house; it’s even harder if you try to do it outside typical distribution channels, including Amazon. But that’s what J.C. Gabel has done with his L.A.-based... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Theodore Sturgeon's overlooked centenary plus reviews and book news

Hello I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with our Books newsletter this week. THE BIG STORY This year is Theodore Sturgeon’s centenary, and if you’re wondering “who?,” you’re not alone. Once widely read (and still beloved in some science fiction communities, as a few on Twitter pointed out to me)... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A literary woman with a hidden past

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with our weekly newsletter. THE BIG STORY This week we’ve dedicated all of our print pages to a single story that tells the tale of Anna March, a writer who came to L.A. with a hidden past. Written by reporter Melissa Chadburn and me, the article is online now... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Writing and gun violence, women in criticism, politics at the Festival of Books and more

I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY What can poetry do in the face of gun violence? Critic at large Adriana E. Ramirez attended a reading — in Florida, not long after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland — that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Leslie Jamison, Meg Wolitzer, 'Russian Roulette’ and more in books

Hello readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg — welcome to this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY With her last book “The Empathy Exams,” Leslie Jamison proved herself to be one of our most interesting thinkers. Now she turns to a familiar topic in “The Recovering: Intoxication and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #empathy exams #big story #russian roulette #meg wolitzer #leslie jamison


Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is writing a memoir

Lucinda Williams, the Louisiana-born singer-songwriter known for her distinctive voice and introspective lyrics, is writing a memoir. The New York Times reports that the book, as yet untitled, is set for publication by Henry Holt and Company in 2020. “I have a lot to say and a big story to tell,”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #big story #henry holt #distinctive voice


Books: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Sedaris and more

Hi. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, book editor of the L.A. Times, with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY “This book is not just an appreciation of our friendship or an acknowledgment of Coach Wooden’s deep influence on my life,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes in his latest book, “Coach Wooden and Me: Our... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From social media star to bestselling writer, the young ‘Instapoet’

Rupi Kaur’s first book, Milk and Honey, sold 1.4 million copieSOrdinarily, the illustration adorning the cover of a new book is not a big story, but such is the hype around the young Canadian poet Rupi Kaur that her plan to release the picture to her 1.3 million Instagram followers on 1 June is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The inky kids

What has been the big story for the book business this year? The answer is obvious: the return of print. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brazil at the Digital Tipping Point

In 2012, global ebook retailers descended on Brazil. This year, the big story is about education and the shift to digital books in schools. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital books #big story