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Amazon Charts: Bryson and Pullman double up

Philip Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has maintained its number one spot in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20 for a second week, while the current UK Official Top 50 number one through Nielsen BookScan's TCM, Bill Bryson's The Body (Transworld), also held... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 17:51:08 UTC ]
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Bryson's The Body elbows Pullman off number one spot

Bill Bryson’s The Body (Doubleday) has sensationally leapfrogged Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) to claim the author’s 11th week as the UK Official Top 50 number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 07:35:55 UTC ]
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Audible launches own Audio Shows

Joe Wicks, Bill Bryson and Naomi Alderman are among the writers featuring in Audible's new offering, Audio Shows, which launches today with short audio programmes, original series and exclusive podcasts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bryson, Ness and Donaldson on IBW Book Award longlist

Kate Atkinson, Bill Bryson and Mary Beard are among the authors competing in the adult category for the 10th IBW Book Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Bryson's 'tribute' to Jolly Fisherman makes waves in seaside town

Skegness’s Jolly Fisherman image used before seeking permission on the cover of Bryson’s bestselling travelogue The Road to Little DribblingSkegness’s Jolly Fisherman, he of the beaming smile and rotund belly, might be a little less cheerful after it emerged that his image was used without... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bryson and Hawkins on Sainsbury’s E-book of the Year shortlist

Books by Bill Bryson, Paula Hawkins and John Green are among the shortlist for Sainsbury’s ebook of the year 2015 award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mog's Christmas resurrection shoots to No 1

Judith Kerr’s beloved picture book cat, killed off in 2002 and now revived for charity, has topped the UK book chartsJudith Kerr’s resurrection of her beloved cat Mog, 13 years after she was killed off in Goodbye Mog, has shot to the top of the UK book charts, beating names including David... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers asked to nominate 'outstanding' travel writers

Michael Palin, Bill Bryson and William Dalrymple are just some of the names already nominated for the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coutts wins Wellcome Book Prize

Marion Coutts has won the Wellcome Book Prize 2015 with The Iceberg (Atlantic Books). Bill Bryson, chair of the prize judges, said the book was “painful to read, but beautifully expressed”. Coutts’ husband, art critic Tom Lubbock, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2008, and died in 2011.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld to publish first travel book from Bryson in 15 years

Bill Bryson’s first travel book in 15 years will be published by Transworld in autumn. The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island will be a new journey around Britain by the writer. The book was announced today (26th February) at the Penguin Random House sales conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Best Road Books

Bill Bryson, L. Frank Baum, and more books about road trips to take on the road with you this summer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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